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Baldwin is a town in Chemung County, in the Elmira metro area.
The community was named for Thomas and Walter Baldwin, founders
[NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Baldwin. For links to other places called Baldwin, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Baldwin is 42.098N. The longitude is -76.661W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,453 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 853.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Baldwin demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Chemung County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Elmira area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 14838 ZIP code.
19% of Baldwin residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Baldwin ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Baldwin was $19,075, compared with $21,587 nationally.
8% of Baldwin residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Baldwin, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $321. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $872.
Chemung County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Baldwin political report.
The average commute time for Baldwin workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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