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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.


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Median household income
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$39,622
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Fenton demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Port Crane
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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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.

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17% of Fenton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Fenton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $348.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $862.


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

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The average commute time for Fenton workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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