Binghamton, New York
Downtown Binghamton, NY
|Nickname(s): "The Parlor City", "Carousel Capital of the World", "Valley of Opportunity"|
|Motto: Restoring the Pride.|
|• Mayor||Matthew T. Ryan (D)|
|• City Council|
|• City||11.0 sq mi (28.6 km2)|
|• Land||10.4 sq mi (27.0 km2)|
|• Water||0.6 sq mi (1.6 km2) 5.43%|
|Elevation||850 ft (270 m)|
|Population (2010 census)|
|• Density||4,300.9/sq mi (1,656.6/km2)|
|Time zone||EST (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|ZIP code||139xx (13901 = downtown)|
Binghamton is a city in the U.S. state of New York. It is near Pennsylvania, and sits along the Susquehanna River. In 2010, 47,376 people lived in the city, while 251,725 people lived in the metropolitan area. In the past, Binghamton was known for making cigars, shoes, and computers. IBM started in the Binghamton area. Today, the area is home to Binghamton University.
References[change | change source]
- "American Factfinder: Population and Housing Occupancy Status: 2010 - State -- Place: New York". U.S. Bureau of the Census. 2010. Retrieved 2011-03-25.
- "American Factfinder: Population and Housing Occupancy Status: 2010 - State -- County / County Equivalent: New York". U.S. Bureau of the Census. 2010. Retrieved 2011-03-25.
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