Bergen, New York

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High Points

Bergen strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in New York):

Category Trophy
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Bergen Low Rate of Poverty
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Bergen Well-Paid Single Men
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Bergen Median Family Income
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Bergen College Educated Adults
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Bergen Well-Paid Single Women

Comparative Profile of Bergen, New York

Comparing Bergen to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in New York (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Men 10 7
Male Share of the Population 10 10
Well-Paid Single Women 9 5
Children Under 5 Years Old 8 9
Racial Diversity 6 4
Age of the Population 3 2
Senior Citizens 2 1
Female Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 8 7
Portion of People Married 7 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 10 8
Median Family Income 9 5
College Educated Adults 9 6
People in Middle Class or Better 8 5

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 8 8
Short Commute Times 7 8
Public Transportation Use 6 2
Working at Home 5 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 6
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 4 4
People Living Alone 4 5
Affordability of Rents 4 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 1 6
Housing Recently Built 1 1

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Bergen Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 17 miles W of Rochester, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 49 miles E of Buffalo, New York
County Genesee
Metro Area Rochester
Standard Zip Codes 14416
Phone Area Codes 585
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.085
Longitude -77.942

Bergen Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 7.9 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 33 F
Apr Temp 35 to 57 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 41 to 61 F
Annual Precip 30.2 inches
Distance 13.3 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 31 F
Apr Temp 35 to 55 F
Jul Temp 60 to 81 F
Oct Temp 41 to 60 F
Annual Precip 33.9 inches
Distance 26.6 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 31 F
Apr Temp 34 to 55 F
Jul Temp 59 to 81 F
Oct Temp 40 to 59 F
Annual Precip 34.5 inches
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Bergen Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,240 100%
Male 632 51%
Female 608 49%
Under 18 357 28.8%
18+ 883 71.2%
65+ 115 9.3%
Median Age 34.6
Average Family Size 3.23
White 1,182 95.3%
African-American 7 0.6%
Asian 10 0.8%
American Indian & Alaskan 5 0.4%
Other 12 1%
Mixed Race 24 1.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 18 1.5%

Estimated Bergen Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,195
Growth -45
Growth % -3.6%

Bergen Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 25.8%
Irish 15.9%
Italian 13%
English 11.4%
US/American 8.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.1%
Polish 4.9%
French Canadian 2.4%
Scotch-Irish 2.1%
Dutch 2.1%
French (except Basque) 1.5%
Scottish 1.1%
Ukrainian 0.9%
European 0.8%
Northern European 0.7%
Canadian 0.4%
Lithuanian 0.4%
African 0.3%
Yugoslavian 0.3%
British 0.3%
Greek 0.2%
Belgian 0.2%
Welsh 0.2%
Portuguese 0.2%
Alsatian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Bergen 1,240 $54,327
Brockport 8,103 $50,828
Caledonia 2,327 $50,526
Churchville 1,887 $63,333
Holley 1,802 $49,200
Le Roy 4,462 $43,594
Spencerport 3,559 $62,326

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Byron-bergen Public Library
Bergen, New York
(585) 494-1120

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Bergen High Schools (2004)

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