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Walden is a village in Orange County, in the Poughkeepsie-Newburgh metro area.
The community was named for Jacob Treadwall Walden
The latitude of Walden is 41.561N. The longitude is -74.188W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 374 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 6,608.
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15% of Walden residents report German ancestry, and 19% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Walden ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Walden was $18,485, compared with $21,587 nationally.
13% of Walden residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Walden, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $580. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,258.
Libraries in Walden include Josephine-Louise Public Library ... View libraries
Orange County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Walden political report.
The average commute time for Walden workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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