Pittsford, New York

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Pittsford, New York

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Pittsford College Educated Adults
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Pittsford Well-Paid Single Women
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Pittsford Well-Paid Single Men
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Pittsford Median Family Income
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Pittsford People in Middle Class or Better
Short Commute Times
(vs. State)
Top 18% Pittsford Short Commute Times
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Pittsford Low Rate of Poverty

Comparative Profile of Pittsford, New York

Comparing Pittsford 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 Women 10 10
Well-Paid Single Men 10 9
Age of the Population 8 8
Female Share of the Population 7 7
Senior Citizens 6 7
Racial Diversity 4 2
Male Share of the Population 4 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 5 5
Average Household Size 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 10 10
Median Family Income 10 7
People in Middle Class or Better 10 8
People Above Poverty 9 7

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 10 10
Short Commute Times 8 9
Public Transportation Use 8 3
Walking and Biking to Work 7 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 7 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 4
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 3
Housing Recently Built 1 3
Affordability of Rents 1 4
Affordability of Property Taxes 1 4

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Pittsford Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 6 miles SE of Rochester, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 70 miles E of Buffalo, New York
County Monroe
Metro Area Rochester
Standard Zip Codes 14534
Phone Area Codes 585
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.09
Longitude -77.515

Pittsford Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 8.7 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 21.9 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
Distance 26.3 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 32 F
Apr Temp 36 to 56 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 42 to 61 F
Annual Precip 38.3 inches
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Pittsford Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,418 100%
Male 672 47.4%
Female 746 52.6%
Under 18 305 21.5%
18+ 1,113 78.5%
65+ 230 16.2%
Median Age 40.8
Average Family Size 2.8
White 1,389 98%
African-American 8 0.6%
Asian 8 0.6%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 2 0.1%
Mixed Race 10 0.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 13 0.9%

Estimated Pittsford Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,352
Growth -66
Growth % -4.7%

Pittsford 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 22.6%
Irish 17.4%
English 17.1%
Italian 11.1%
US/American 5.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.5%
Dutch 4%
Russian 2.4%
Polish 2.3%
Scottish 2.1%
Scotch-Irish 1.7%
French Canadian 1.2%
French (except Basque) 1.1%
British 1.1%
Lithuanian 1%
Swedish 0.7%
European 0.7%
Croatian 0.6%
Norwegian 0.6%
Greek 0.4%
Swiss 0.4%
Slovak 0.3%
Czech 0.3%
Alsatian 0.2%
Austrian 0.2%
Pennsylvania German 0.2%
Armenian 0.2%
Ukrainian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Pittsford 1,418 $69,297
Brighton 35,584 $70,436
East Rochester 6,650 $48,553
Fairport 5,740 $65,980
Henrietta 39,028 $60,803
Irondequoit 52,354 $55,493
Rochester 219,773 $31,257

Pittsford Public Libraries

Pittsford Community Library
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