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Bleecker is a town in Fulton County, in the Gloversville metro area.
The community was named for Rutger (or Barent) Bleecker, landholder.
The latitude of Bleecker is 43.186N. The longitude is -74.38W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,417 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 573.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Bleecker demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Fulton 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 12117 ZIP code.
22% of Bleecker residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Bleecker ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Bleecker was $19,851, compared with $21,587 nationally.
23% of Bleecker residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Bleecker, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $325. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,116.
Fulton County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Bleecker political report.
The average commute time for Bleecker workers is 31 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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