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Overview

Introduction to Brockport, New York

Brockport, New York, in Monroe County, is 16 miles W of Rochester, New York and 52 miles NE of Buffalo, New York.

Brockport History

Brockport was established as a village in 1820, after the Erie Canal was designed. It was named Brockport after Hiel Brockway, a builder who bought large areas of land along Lake Road. Construction throughout the village began in 1822, and it was nicknamed the Red Village because of the locally produced bricks used to make the houses. Brockport was officially incorporated in 1829.

Brockport and nearby Attractions

  • Big Springs Historical Society Museum
  • Holland Land Office
  • Black Creek Park
  • Bristol Mountain
  • Ellwanger Garden
  • Rochester Public Market

Things To Do In Brockport

Barry Street Park, Corbett Park, Harvester Park, Utica Street Park and Remembrance Park are located in Brockport. The Big Springs Historical Society Museum, the Cobblestone Society Museum and the Holland Land Office Museum are the local museums, while the Stone-Tolan House and the Susan B. Anthony House are some of the nearby historical sites. Ellwanger Garden, Rochester Public Market and Seneca Park Zoo are all accessible from Brockport as well.

Brockport Transportation

Greater Rochester International is the closest major airport.

Brockport Higher Education

SUNY Brockport is located in Brockport. Other nearby colleges and universities include Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School, Genesee Community College and Monroe Community College.

Demographics

People

Total Population8,444
Male Share of the Population46.4%
Female Share of the Population53.6%
Senior Citizens11.2%
Employed Population 16+3,650
Age of the Population22

Families

% of people married20.6%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher38.2%
Median Earnings25+$36,348
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,833

Wealth

Median Family Income$63,833
% Above Poverty Level70.5%
% Below Poverty Level29.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time19 minutes
% Working from Home2.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work27.8%
% Using Public Transportation1.8%

Housing

People Living Alone34.6%
Median Gross Rent$753
Median House Value$111,100

Ancestry

Irish17.7%
Italian16.1%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)14.9%
English12.2%
Polish6.6%
French Except Basque2.7%
Scottish2.6%
Dutch2.2%
Canadian2.2%
Russian1.4%
Greek1.2%
Danishn0.9%
African0.6%
Czech0.5%
Ukrainian0.5%
Swedish0.4%
Norwegian0.4%
Welsh0.3%
Hungarian0.3%
West Indian0.3%
Romanian0.2%
Israeli0.2%
Arab0.2%
German0.2%
Brazilian0.2%
Australian0.1%
Turkish0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
Jamaican0.1%
Austrian0.1%
Haitian0.1%
Ghanaian0.1%
Bulgarian0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
Slovak0.1%
Belgian0.1%
Macedonian0.1%
Somali0.1%
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Brockport Almanac

CategoryValue
County Monroe County
Standard Zip Codes14420
Phone Area Codes585
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude43.21
Approximate Longitude-77.94

Brockport Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationBROCKPORT
Distance1 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
StationROCHESTER MONROE CO AP
Distance14.6 miles
Jan Temp17 to 31 F
Apr Temp35 to 55 F
Jul Temp60 to 81 F
Oct Temp41 to 60 F
Annual Precip33.9 inches
StationHEMLOCK
Distance33.9 miles
Jan Temp14 to 31 F
Apr Temp34 to 55 F
Jul Temp59 to 81 F
Oct Temp40 to 59 F
Annual Precip34.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bergen3,040$62,969
Churchville2,093$83,333
Greece96,648$68,543
Hilton5,921$65,806
Holley1,785$46,250
Spencerport3,618$86,827

Brockport Public Libraries

Seymour Library
161 EAST AVE
Brockport, New York
(585) 637-1050

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Brockport Hospitals

Urmc Strong West
156 West Avenue
(585) 276-7200

Brockport Public Schools

A D Oliver Middle School
40 Allen St
ZIP: 14420
(585) 637-1860
Middle
Total Enrollment 837
Barclay Elementary School
40 Allen St
ZIP: 14420
(585) 637-1840
Primary
Total Enrollment 502
Brockport High School
40 Allen St
ZIP: 14420
(585) 637-1877
High
Total Enrollment 1182
Fred W Hill School
40 Allen St
ZIP: 14420
(585) 637-1850
Middle
Total Enrollment 505
Ginther Elementary School
40 Allen St
ZIP: 14420
(585) 637-1830
Primary
Total Enrollment 520

Brockport Private Schools

Cornerstone Christian Academy
60 Holley St
ZIP: 14420
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 39
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