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Belfast, New York
Belfast, New York is located in New York
Belfast, New York
Belfast, New York
Location in New York
Country United States
State New York
County Allegany County
Town Town of Belfast
 • Total 1.412 sq mi (3.66 km2)
 • Land 1.385 sq mi (3.59 km2)
 • Water 0.027 sq mi (0.07 km2)
1,309 ft (399 m)
 • Total 837
 • Density 593/sq mi (229/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
Area code 585
FIPS code 36-05562
GNIS feature ID 943574

Belfast is a hamlet in the Town of Belfast, Allegany County, New York, United States. The population was 837 at the 2010 census, which lists the community as a census-designated place.


Belfast is located at 42°20′34″N 078°06′41″W / 42.34278°N 78.11139°W / 42.34278; -78.11139 (42.3428443, -78.1113975) and its elevation is 1,309 feet (399 m).

According to the United States Census Bureau, Belfast has a total area of 1.412 square miles (3.66 km2), of which 1.385 square miles (3.59 km2) is land and 0.027 square miles (0.07 km2) is water.


As of the 2010 census, there were 837 people, 337 households, and 213 families. The population density was 593 inhabitants per square mile (229/km2). There were 377 housing units at an average density of 267 per square mile (103/km2). The racial makeup as of 2010 was 95.9% White, 0.7% Black or African American, 0.2% American Indian and Alaska Native, 1.1% Asian, 0.2% from other races, and 0.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.7% of the population.

There were 337 households, out of which 34.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.1% were married couples living together, 12.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.8% were non-families. 31.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 14.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.48 and the average family size was 3.12.

Ages were 30.5% under 20, 4.7% from 20 to 24, 24.9% from 25 to 44, 23.3% from 45 to 64, and 16.6% who were 65 or older. The median age was 37.9 years. The population was 46.7% male and 53.3% female.

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