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Overview

Introduction to Albion, New York

Albion, New York, in Orleans County, is 29 miles W of Rochester, New York and 42 miles NE of Buffalo, New York. The village is considered part of the Rochester metropolitan area.

Albion History

The first European settlers arrived in Albion in 1812. Formerly known as Newport, the community was renamed Albion after the ancient term for England. Albion was incorporated as a village in 1828, after becoming the county seat of Orleans County in 1825.

Albion and nearby Attractions

  • Big Springs Historical Society Museum
  • Iroquois National Wildlife Refuge
  • Black Creek Park
  • Buffalo & Erie County Botanical Gardens
  • Cobblestone Society Museum
  • Bristol Mountain

Things To Do In Albion

The Big Springs Historical Society Museum, Cobblestone Society Museum and the Holland Land Office Museum are some of the museums accessible from Albion. The Avon Inn, Darwin Martin House State Historic Site and the Ganondagan State Historic Site are some of the local historical sites as well. Black Creek Park, Golden Hill State Park, Lakeside Beach State Park and Northhampton Park are the local parks, while the Aquarium of Niagara, and Mount Morris Dam are accessible from Albion as well.

Albion Transportation

Greater Rochester International is the nearest major airport.

Albion Higher Education

Genesee Community College, Roberts Wesleyan College and SUNY Brockport are all located nearby.

Demographics

People

Total Population8,376
Male Share of the Population47.7%
Female Share of the Population52.3%
Senior Citizens14.2%
Employed Population 16+2,127
Age of the Population38

Families

% of people married38.1%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher10.6%
Median Earnings25+$29,300
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$17,449
Median Earnings With High School Degree$24,250

Wealth

Median Family Income$51,111
% Above Poverty Level72.6%
% Below Poverty Level27.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time20 minutes
% Working from Home1.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work4.7%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone36.4%
Median Gross Rent$643
Median House Value$89,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)28.9%
German17.7%
Irish15.3%
Italian12.5%
English9.2%
Polish5%
West Indian3%
Jamaican2.9%
Dutch2.4%
African2.1%
French Except Basque1.6%
Swedish1.1%
Canadian0.7%
Nigerian0.4%
Welsh0.4%
Scottish0.4%
Ukrainian0.3%
Norwegian0.3%
Czech0.3%
Hungarian0.2%
Slovak0.2%
US/American0.1%
British0.1%
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Albion Almanac

CategoryValue
County Orleans County
Standard Zip Codes14411
Phone Area Codes585
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude43.24
Approximate Longitude-78.18

Albion Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationALBION 2 NE
Distance2 miles
Jan Temp18 to 31 F
Apr Temp37 to 57 F
Jul Temp62 to 83 F
Oct Temp43 to 61 F
Annual Precip35.7 inches
StationBROCKPORT
Distance13.5 miles
Jan Temp16 to 33 F
Apr Temp35 to 57 F
Jul Temp61 to 82 F
Oct Temp41 to 61 F
Annual Precip30.2 inches
StationLOCKPORT 4 NE
Distance22.4 miles
Jan Temp17 to 32 F
Apr Temp36 to 55 F
Jul Temp60 to 81 F
Oct Temp41 to 60 F
Annual Precip36.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Brockport8,444$63,833
Elba2,288$72,174
Holley1,785$46,250
Lyndonville782$51,442
Medina5,885$54,276
Oakfield3,186$68,065

Albion Public Libraries

Hoag Library Of The Swan Library Association
134 SOUTH MAIN STREET
Albion, New York
(585) 589-4246

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Albion Hospitals

Medina Memorial Hospital
(Non-profit)
200 Ohio St
(585) 343-6030

Albion Public Schools

Carl I Bergerson Middle School
254 East Ave
ZIP: 14411
(585) 589-2020
Middle
Total Enrollment 457
Charles D'amico High School
302 East Ave
ZIP: 14411
(585) 589-2040
High
Total Enrollment 572
Ronald L Sodoma Elementary School
324 East Ave
ZIP: 14411
(585) 589-2030
Primary
Total Enrollment 941
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