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Fenton is a town in Broome County, in the Binghamton metro area.
The community was named for Gov. Reuben Fenton.
The latitude of Fenton is 42.207N. The longitude is -75.803W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,371 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 6,909.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Fenton demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Broome County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Binghamton area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 13833 ZIP code.
16% of Fenton residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Fenton ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Fenton was $19,780, compared with $21,587 nationally.
17% of Fenton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Fenton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $348. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $862.
Broome County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Fenton political report.
The average commute time for Fenton workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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