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Johnstown is a city in Fulton County, in the Gloversville metro area.

It is the county seat.

The community was named after John Johnson, son of Sir William Johnson, political figure who settled here in 1762.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Johnstown. For links to other places called Johnstown, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Johnstown is 43.006N. The longitude is -74.368W.

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

The estimated population, in 2003, was 8,516.


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Median household income
Local
$32,603
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Johnstown demographic reports
Setting for Richard Russo's novel, "Mohawk" and Robert Moss's "The Firekeeper"
Well-known residents have included:
· Elizabeth Cady Stanton, suffragist
· Richard Russo, author
Historic sites and museums: Johnson Hall State Historic Site, Johnstown Historical Society Museum
Colleges and universities: Fulton-Montgomery Community College
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 Johnstown residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Johnstown ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Johnstown was $17,324, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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

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Median rent in Johnstown, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $375.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $873.


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Libraries in Johnstown include Johnstown Public Library ... View libraries

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

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The average commute time for Johnstown workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Johnstown include Holiday Inn Johnstown Gloversville, Super 8.

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