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Dickinson is a town in Broome County, in the Binghamton metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Dickinson. For links to other places called Dickinson, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Dickinson is 42.128N. The longitude is -75.908W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 843 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 5,335.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Dickinson demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Broome 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 13790 ZIP code.
15% of Dickinson residents report German ancestry, and 17% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Dickinson ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Dickinson was $19,246, compared with $21,587 nationally.
20% of Dickinson residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Dickinson, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $397. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $877.
Broome County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Dickinson political report.
The average commute time for Dickinson workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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