Hilton, New York

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Hilton, New York

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’s population is approximately 5,856.

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.

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Comparative Profile of Hilton, New York

Comparing Hilton 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
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 9
Well-Paid Single Women 7 6
Well-Paid Single Men 7 6
Female Share of the Population 6 6
Male Share of the Population 5 5
Racial Diversity 3 4
Age of the Population 3 1
Senior Citizens 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 9 8
Portion of People Married 7 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 8 7
Median Family Income 7 6
People in Middle Class or Better 7 6
College Educated Adults 6 5

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 7 4
Short Commute Times 4 6
Walking and Biking to Work 2 3
Working at Home 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 8 10
Affordability of Rents 5 6
People Living Alone 3 4
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 4
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 2
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 6

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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
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Hilton Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 5,856 100%
Male 2,811 48%
Female 3,045 52%
Under 18 1,831 31.3%
18+ 4,025 68.7%
65+ 587 10%
Median Age 33.8
Average Family Size 3.29
White 5,663 96.7%
African-American 97 1.7%
Asian 33 0.6%
American Indian & Alaskan 8 0.1%
Other 11 0.2%
Mixed Race 44 0.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 87 1.5%

Estimated Hilton Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 5,957
Growth 101
Growth % 1.7%

Hilton 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 27.8%
Irish 16.3%
Italian 15.7%
English 13.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.4%
Polish 4.5%
US/American 4.3%
French (except Basque) 3.3%
Ukrainian 1.7%
French Canadian 1.6%
Dutch 1.3%
European 0.7%
Swedish 0.5%
Canadian 0.5%
Turkish 0.5%
Scottish 0.4%
Scotch-Irish 0.3%
Czechoslovakian 0.3%
British 0.3%
Greek 0.2%
Austrian 0.2%
Welsh 0.2%
Belgian 0.2%
Russian 0.2%
Lebanese 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Hilton 5,856 $57,440
Brockport 8,103 $50,828
Greece 14,614 $54,608
Holley 1,802 $49,200
Irondequoit 52,354 $55,493
Rochester 219,773 $31,257
Spencerport 3,559 $62,326

Hilton Public Libraries

Parma Public Library
Hilton, New York
(585) 392-8350
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Hilton High Schools (2004)

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