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Hunter is a village in Greene County.
The community was named for John Hunter, landowner.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Hunter. For links to other places called Hunter, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Hunter is 42.213N. The longitude is -74.219W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,588 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 490.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Hunter demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Greene 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 12450 ZIP code.
12% of Hunter residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Hunter ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Hunter was $20,100, compared with $21,587 nationally.
21% of Hunter residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Hunter, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $363. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $957.
Libraries in Hunter include Hunter Public Library ... View libraries
Greene County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Hunter political report.
The average commute time for Hunter workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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