Dolgeville is a village in Herkimer County and Fulton County, New York, United States. The population was 2,206 at the 2010 census. The village is named after Alfred Dolge (1848–1922), industrialist.
Dolgeville is located in east-central Herkimer County and western Fulton County at 43°06′08″N 74°46′20″W / 43.102233°N 74.772294°W / 43.102233; -74.772294 (43.102233, -74.772294). The main part of the village is in the northeast corner of the town of Manheim, on the west side of East Canada Creek, a south-flowing tributary of the Mohawk River. The part of the village on the east side of the creek is in the town of Oppenheim.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.83 square miles (4.75 km), of which 1.79 square miles (4.64 km) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.11 km), or 2.38%, is water.
Festivals include the Violet Festival in June, Oktoberfest in autumn, and Covered Bridge Days in nearby Salisbury, celebrating a very old and well-preserved specimen of one of only 12 or 13 covered bridges left in New York State.
New York State Route 29 (North Helmer Avenue/State Street) and New York State Route 167 (Main Street) intersect in Dolgeville, with NY 167 having its northern terminus at the intersection. Route 29 leads east 24 miles (39 km) to Johnstown, the Fulton County seat, and west 12 miles (19 km) to Middleville, while Route 167 leads southwest 8 miles (13 km) to Little Falls on the Mohawk River.
As of the census of 2000, there were 2,166 people, 915 households, and 592 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,182.4 people per square mile (457.0/km). There were 1,018 housing units at an average density of 555.7 per square mile (214.8/km). The racial makeup of the village was 97.41% White, 0.23% African American, 0.69% Native American, 0.42% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 0.09% from other races, and 1.11% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.97% of the population.
There were 915 households out of which 29.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.7% were married couples living together, 12.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.2% were non-families. 31.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.35 and the average family size was 2.91.
In the village, the population was spread out with 24.3% under the age of 18, 7.8% from 18 to 24, 23.9% from 25 to 44, 25.8% from 45 to 64, and 18.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females, there were 87.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.1 males.
The median income for a household in the village was $30,863, and the median income for a family was $38,646. Males had a median income of $29,667 versus $17,500 for females. The per capita income for the village was $14,787. About 7.4% of families and 10.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.3% of those under age 18 and 10.9% of those age 65 or over.