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Belmont is a village in Allegany County.
Belmont is in the Southern Tier region.
It is the county seat.
One tradition says the community was named for August P. Belmont, financier; another says it was named for Belmont, MA
[NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Belmont. For links to other places called Belmont, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Belmont is 42.223N. The longitude is -78.034W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,391 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 912.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Belmont demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Allegany 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 14813 ZIP code.
22% of Belmont residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Belmont ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Belmont was $14,149, compared with $21,587 nationally.
17% of Belmont residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Belmont, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $337. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $780.
Libraries in Belmont include Free Library of the Belmont Literary & Hist ... View libraries
Allegany County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Belmont political report.
The average commute time for Belmont workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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