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Hamburg is a village in Erie County, in the Buffalo-Cheektowaga metro area.
The community was named after the city in Germany.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Hamburg. For links to other places called Hamburg, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Hamburg is 42.741N. The longitude is -78.857W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 820 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 9,841.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Hamburg demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Erie County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Buffalo-Niagara Falls area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 14075 ZIP code.
26% of Hamburg residents report German ancestry, and 20% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Hamburg ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Hamburg was $23,371, compared with $21,587 nationally.
38% of Hamburg residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
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Median rent in Hamburg, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $489. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,126.
Libraries in Hamburg include Hamburg Public Library, Lake Shore Library ... View libraries
Erie County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Hamburg political report.
The average commute time for Hamburg workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 14 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Hamburg between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 13.8 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was higher than the national norm.
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