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Hurley is a town in Ulster County, in the Kingston metro area.

The community was named after Francis Lovelace, Baron Hurley of Ireland.

The latitude of Hurley is 41.924N. The longitude is -74.061W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 673 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 6,564.


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Median household income
Local
$51,055
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Hurley demographic reports
Hurley is on Esopus Creek.
Former and merged names include:
· New Village
· Nieuwe Dorp
The state legislature, burned out of Kingston by British forces in 1777, met here temporarily.

The local economy boomed with the 1828 opening of the Delaware and Hudson Canal. Local quarries produced bluestone, which was transported by barge to Kingston.

Filming location for:
· 1982 movie, "Tootsie"
Well-known residents have included:
· Sojourner Truth, equal rights activist
Local festivals include:
  • Hurley Corn Festival - Aug. 18, 2007
Dates often change. Check Hurley web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Hurley Heritage Society Museum
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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Sections below provide additional information and links about Hurley demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Ulster County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 12433 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

20% of Hurley residents report German ancestry, and 17% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Hurley ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Hurley was $25,864, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

34% of Hurley residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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History

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

Housing & real estate

Median rent in Hurley, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $566.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,147.


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Libraries in Hurley include Hurley Library ... View libraries

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

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The average commute time for Hurley workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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