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Broome is a town in Schoharie County, in the Albany metro area.
The community was named for Lt. Gov. John Broome
The latitude of Broome is 42.502N. The longitude is -74.293W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,152 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 947.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Broome demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Schoharie 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 12469 ZIP code.
22% of Broome residents report German ancestry, and 18% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Broome ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Broome was $16,383, compared with $21,587 nationally.
11% of Broome residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Broome, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $367. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $741.
Schoharie County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Broome political report.
The average commute time for Broome workers is 34 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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