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Ilion is a village in Herkimer County, in the Utica-Rome metro area.

The community was named after the Greek form of the name for Troy.

The latitude of Ilion is 43.015N. The longitude is -75.035W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 407 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 8,370.


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Median household income
Local
$31,793
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Ilion demographic reports
Ilion is on the Mohawk River.
Former and merged names include:
· Corners
Local industry grew from the forge established by Eliphalet Remington in 1816. Ilion was the birthplace of the Remington rifle.
The first solid-state electronic computer was built here by Sperry Rand in 1958.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 33. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 3.9 per 1,000 people.
Historic routes: Erie Canal
(See more information on the Erie Canal)
Historic sites and museums: Remington Arms Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)

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19% of Ilion residents report German ancestry, and 17% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Ilion ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Ilion was $14,264, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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18% of Ilion residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Ilion, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $357.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $741.


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Libraries in Ilion include Ilion Free Public Library ... View libraries

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

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The average commute time for Ilion workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Ilion include Red Carpet Inn Ilion.

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