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Amity is a town in Allegany County.
Amity is in the Southern Tier region.
The community name derives from French for "friendship"
The latitude of Amity is 42.218N. The longitude is -78.02W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,385 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 2,245.
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23% of Amity residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Amity ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Amity was $15,304, compared with $21,587 nationally.
13% of Amity residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Amity, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $310. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $716.
Allegany County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Amity political report.
The average commute time for Amity workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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