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Rural community

Berkshire is a town in Tioga County, in the Binghamton metro area.

The latitude of Berkshire is 42.301N. The longitude is -76.182W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,033 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,366.


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Median household income
Local
$37,625
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Berkshire demographic reports
Berkshire is on Owego Creek.
Former and merged names include:
· Brown's Settlement
Nearby parks & recreation: Jenksville State Forest
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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Ancestry & family history

14% of Berkshire residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Berkshire ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Berkshire was $16,735, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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14% of Berkshire residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Berkshire, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $384.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $783.


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Libraries in Berkshire include Berkshire Free Library ... View libraries

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Tioga County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Berkshire political report.

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The average commute time for Berkshire workers is 33 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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