- Binghamton metropolitan area
The Binghamton Metropolitan Statistical Area, also called Greater Binghamton, is a region of southern upstate
New Yorkin the Northeastern United States, anchored by the city of Binghamton. The MSA encompasses Broome and Tioga counties, [ [http://www.census.gov/population/www/estimates/metro_general/2006/List4.txt METROPOLITAN STATISTICAL AREAS AND COMPONENTS] , Office of Management and Budget, 2007-05-11. Accessed 2008-07-27.] which together had a population of 252,320 at the 2000 census.GR|2 A July 1, 2007 estimate placed the population at 246,426. [cite web | url = http://www.census.gov/popest/metro/tables/2007/CBSA-EST2007-01.csv | title = Annual Estimates of the Population of Metropolitan and Micropolitan Statistical Areas: April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2007 (CBSA-EST2007-01) | format = CSV | work = 2007 Population Estimates | publisher = United States Census Bureau, Population Division | date = 2008-03-27| accessdate = 2008-10-09]
The Greater Binghamton name was adopted in the early 21st century to better identify the region with its most well-known city in efforts of marketing and external promotion.
Historically, the region has been known as the
Triple Cities(Binghamton, Johnson City and Endicott, New York). The metropolitan area is considered a part of the Southern Tier of New York Stateand lies on the southern border with Pennsylvania, approximately 70 miles (110 km) south of Syracuse, New York.
*Binghamton (Principal city)
As of the
censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 252,320 people, 100,474 households, and 64,575 families residing within the MSA. The racial makeup of the MSA was 92.60% White, 2.72% African American, 0.20% Native American, 2.33% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.67% from other races, and 1.45% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.78% of the population.
The median income for a household in the MSA was $37,807, and the median income for a family was $45,966. Males had a median income of $33,294 versus $24,098 for females. The
per capita incomefor the MSA was $18,921.
New York census statistical areas
* [http://www.greaterbinghamton.com Greater Binghamton Coalition]
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