Introduction to Hilton, New York

Hilton, New York, in Monroe County, is 11 miles NW of Irondequoit, New York and 61 miles NE of Buffalo, New York. The village benefits from easy access to the nearby cities and towns that it shares the Rochester metropolitan area with.

Hilton History

Hilton was originally known as Unionville. In 1885, the village was incorporated under the name North Parma. The village changed its name to Hilton in 1896. It got its present name from Reverend Charles Augustus Hilton, a clergyman of the Freewill Baptist Church.

Hilton and nearby Attractions

  • Genesee Country Village & Museum
  • Cobbs Hill Park
  • Susan B. Anthony House
  • Stone-Tolan House
  • Ellwanger Garden

Things To Do In Hilton

The Genesee Country Village & Museum, located near Hilton, is one of the largest museums in the United States. It includes a 19th-century historic village, a museum, heirloom gardens, an art gallery, a baseball park and a nature center. Cobbs Hill Park offers various recreational opportunities. Deerfield Country Club houses the local golf course.

Hilton Transportation

Air transportation is available from Greater Rochester International Airport.

Hilton Higher Education

Colleges and universities located nearby include the SUNY College at Brockport, the University Of Rochester and Monroe Community College.


Total Population 5,936
Male Share of the Population 54%
Female Share of the Population 46%
Senior Citizens 13.4%
Employed Population 16+ 3,070
Age of the Population 38


% of people married 50.9%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 22.6%
Median Earnings25+ $34,873
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $46,979
Median Earnings With High School Degree $32,180


Median Family Income $62,529
% Above Poverty Level 94.1%
% Below Poverty Level 5.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 28 minutes
% Working from Home 0.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2%
% Using Public Transportation %


People Living Alone 24.7%
Median Gross Rent $887
Median House Value $126,000


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.3%
US/American 0%
English 17%
Irish 17.5%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Hilton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 11 miles NW of Irondequoit, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 61 miles NE of Buffalo, New York
County Monroe
Metro Area Rochester
Standard Zip Codes 14468
Phone Area Codes 585
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.288
Longitude -77.793

Hilton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Distance 9.3 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 25.8 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 32 F
Apr Temp 36 to 57 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 42 to 61 F
Annual Precip 35.5 inches
Distance 36 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Brockport 8,428 $67,222
Greece 96,674 $67,402
Holley 2,032 $40,833
Irondequoit 51,337 $68,167

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Hilton Public Libraries

Parma Public Library
Hilton, New York
(585) 392-8350
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