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Overview

Introduction to Webster, New York

Webster, New York, in Monroe County, is 7 miles E of Irondequoit, New York and 76 miles E of Buffalo, New York. As of the year 2000 census, 5,216 people lived in Webster.

Webster History

Webster was known as North Penfield before it separated from Penfield. The village was named after Massachusetts Senator and statesman Daniel Webster. Due to its fruit-growing potential, the area attracted Dutch and German immigrants. They settled in the region in the 1850s and became fruit farmers. In June of 1904, Webster was incorporated as a village.

Webster and nearby Attractions

  • Arcadia Historical Museum
  • Ganondagan State Historic Site
  • Ellwanger Garden
  • Seneca Park Zoo
  • Ellison Park
  • Webster Arboretum

Things To Do In Webster

Nearby museums include the Arcadia Historical Museum, the Foster Cottage Museum and the Hill Cumorah Visitors Center, while the Ganondagan State Historic Site, the Susan B. Anthony House and the Stone-Tolan House are some of the historical sites accessible from Webster. Cobbs Hill Park, Durand-Eastman Park, Webster Park and Ellison Park are the local parks and recreational areas.

Webster Transportation

Air transportation is available from Greater Rochester International Airport.

Webster Higher Education

Nearby colleges include Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School, Monroe Community College and Nazareth College of Rochester.

People

Total Population 43,402
Male Share of the Population 48.2%
Female Share of the Population 51.8%
Senior Citizens 16.9%
Employed Population 16+ 21,768
Age of the Population 43

Families

% of people married 59.2%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 42.3%
Median Earnings25+ $43,964
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $18,676
Median Earnings With High School Degree $32,065

Wealth

Median Family Income $84,128
% Above Poverty Level 93.1%
% Below Poverty Level 6.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 3.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.4%
% Using Public Transportation 0.4%

Housing

People Living Alone 26%
Median Gross Rent $935
Median House Value $174,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.4%
US/American 0%
English 11.8%
Irish 18%

Webster Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 7 miles E of Irondequoit, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 76 miles E of Buffalo, New York
County Monroe
Metro Area Rochester
Standard Zip Codes 14580
Phone Area Codes 585
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.212
Longitude -77.43

Webster Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

Station ROCHESTER MONROE CO AP
Distance 14.4 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
Station SODUS CENTER
Distance 20.9 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
Station HEMLOCK
Distance 31.1 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
East Rochester 6,687 $56,800
Fairport 5,364 $81,595

Webster Public Libraries

Library
Webster Public Library
"WEBSTER PLAZA, 980 RIDGE ROAD"
Webster, New York
(585) 872-7075
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WEBSTER-SCHROEDER HS
875 RIDGE RD
585-671-1880
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585-671-7520
Serves 1,384 students.

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