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Depew is a village in Erie County, in the Buffalo-Cheektowaga metro area.
The community was named after Chauncey Depew, railroad official and U.S. senator.
The latitude of Depew is 42.903N. The longitude is -78.692W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 673 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 16,194.
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26% of Depew residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Depew ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Depew was $19,914, compared with $21,587 nationally.
13% of Depew residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Depew, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $463. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $995.
Erie County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Depew political report.
The average commute time for Depew workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 3 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Depew between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.8 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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