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Dryden is a village in Tompkins County, in the Ithaca metro area.

The community was named after the poet John Dryden.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Dryden. For links to other places called Dryden, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Dryden is 42.490N. The longitude is -76.297W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,089 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,867.


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Median household income
Local
$43,977
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Dryden demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 3. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1.6 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· John Miller, first governor of North Dakota
Nearby parks & recreation: Dryden Lake Recreation Area, Hammond Hill State Forest
Historic sites and museums: Dryden Historical Society Museum
Colleges and universities: Tompkins-Cortland Community College
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)

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18% of Dryden residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Dryden ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Dryden was $20,613, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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38% of Dryden residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Dryden include Dryden Historic District ... View historic districts

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Median rent in Dryden, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $405.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,003.


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Libraries in Dryden include Southworth Library ... View libraries

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Tompkins County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Dryden political report.

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The average commute time for Dryden workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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