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Bolivar is a town in Allegany County.
Bolivar is in the Southern Tier region.[NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Bolivar. For links to other places called Bolivar, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Bolivar is 42.047N. The longitude is -78.131W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,201 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 2,223.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Bolivar 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 14754 ZIP code.
21% of Bolivar residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Bolivar ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Bolivar was $13,766, compared with $21,587 nationally.
11% of Bolivar residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Bolivar, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $313. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $683.
Allegany County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Bolivar political report.
The average commute time for Bolivar workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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