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Hamburg, New York
Hamburg Village Hall
Hamburg Village Hall
"Come to Discover. Stay for the Charm."
Location within Erie County and New York
Location within Erie County and New York
Hamburg, New York is located in the United States
Hamburg, New York
Hamburg, New York
Location within the United States
Coordinates: 42°43′22″N 78°50′2″W / 42.72278°N 78.83389°W / 42.72278; -78.83389Coordinates: 42°43′22″N 78°50′2″W / 42.72278°N 78.83389°W / 42.72278; -78.83389
CountryUnited States
StateNew York
 • MayorThomas Moses
 • Total2.48 sq mi (6.42 km2)
 • Land2.48 sq mi (6.42 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
820 ft (250 m)
 • Total9,696
 • Density3,911.25/sq mi (1,509.94/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP codes
14075, 14219
Area code716
FIPS code36-31643
GNIS feature ID0952086

Hamburg is a village in Erie County, New York, United States. The population was 9,409 at the 2010 census. The village is named after Hamburg, a city in Germany. It is part of the BuffaloNiagara Falls Metropolitan Statistical Area.

The village of Hamburg lies in the southeast part of the town of Hamburg and is south of Buffalo.


The Village of Hamburg was incorporated in 1874 and had a population in 1880 of 758.[2]

The Hamburg Downtown Historic District was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2012.[3]


Hamburg is located at 42°43′21″N 78°50′1″W / 42.72250°N 78.83361°W / 42.72250; -78.83361 (42.722759, -78.833853).[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 2.5 square miles (6.5 km2), all land.

Hamburg lies at the junction of several major trucking roads, such as Lakeview Road, Boston State Road (Route 391), Sisson Highway (Route 75), South Park Avenue/Buffalo Street (U.S. Route 62), which becomes Gowanda State Road south of the village, and McKinley Parkway. Hamburg is east of the New York State Thruway (Interstate 90).

Eighteen Mile Creek flows south of the village to Lake Erie.


Historical population
Census Pop.
U.S. Decennial Census[5]

At the 2000 census there were 10,116 people, 4,010 households, and 2,694 families in the village. The population density was 4,025.2 people per square mile (1,556.1/km2). There were 4,144 housing units at an average density of 1,648.9 per square mile (637.5/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 98.64% White, 0.20% Black or African American, 0.15% Native American, 0.40% Asian, 0.15% from other races, and 0.47% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.75%.[6]

Of the 4,010 households 33.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.4% were married couples living together, 9.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.8% were non-families. 28.7% of households were one person and 15.3% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 3.12.

The age distribution was 26.4% under the age of 18, 6.0% from 18 to 24, 27.2% from 25 to 44, 23.9% from 45 to 64, and 16.4% 65 or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females, there were 87.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 81.1 males.

The median household income was $51,239 and the median family income was $63,180. Males had a median income of $43,395 versus $31,731 for females. The per capita income for the village was $23,371. About 2.8% of families and 3.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.0% of those under age 18 and 2.7% of those age 65 or over.

Notable people

  • Michael Dubke, former White House communications
  • Jack Kemp, American politician and professional football player.


  1. ^ "ArcGIS REST Services Directory". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved September 20, 2022.
  2. ^ "Town of Hamburg". Archived from the original on 2004-05-03. Retrieved 2007-01-15.
  3. ^ "National Register of Historic Places Listings". Weekly List of Actions Taken on Properties: 12/10/12 through 12/14/12. National Park Service. 2012-12-21.
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  5. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  6. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.

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