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Overview

Introduction to Canandaigua, New York

Canandaigua, New York, in Ontario county, is 25 miles SE of Rochester, New York and 80 miles E of Buffalo, New York. The city is considered part of the Rochester metropolitan area.

Canandaigua History

The area which is occupied by the present day city of Canandaigua was originally the site of the chief village of the Seneca. The Treaty of Canandaigua was signed in November, 1794, to broker peace between the U.S. and the Six Nations of the Iroquois. The Village of Canandaigua was incorporated in 1815, and achieved cityhood in 1913. Jessie Hawley, who was a major influence behind the construction of the Erie Canal, spent around 20 months in Canandaigua debtors' prison. During this period, he wrote and published 14 influential essays on the building of the canal.

Canandaigua and nearby Attractions

  • Canandaigua Lake State Marine Park
  • Ontario County Historical Museum
  • Granger Homestead and Carriage Museum
  • Bloomfield Academy Museum
  • Center Pointe Golf Club
  • Parkview Fairways

Things To Do In Canandaigua

The Sonnenberg Mansion and Gardens has over 50 acres of gardens and a Victorian Mansion, both of which are popular tourist spots. Canandaigua is among the few areas in New York that still has Octagon Houses.

Canandaigua Transportation

Greater Rochester International is the nearest major airport.

Canandaigua Higher Education

Finger Lakes Community College is the local institution of higher education. Nazareth College of Rochester and Saint John Fisher College are also nearby.

People

Total Population10,499
Male Share of the Population48.6%
Female Share of the Population51.4%
Senior Citizens19.3%
Employed Population 16+5,177
Age of the Population41

Families

% of people married40.2%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher35%
Median Earnings25+$34,038
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$20,508
Median Earnings With High School Degree$20,099

Wealth

Median Family Income$60,775
% Above Poverty Level84.6%
% Below Poverty Level15.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time22 minutes
% Working from Home4.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work6.2%
% Using Public Transportation3.6%

Housing

People Living Alone39.4%
Median Gross Rent$785
Median House Value$155,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)13.9%
US/American0%
English18%
Irish22.3%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Canandaigua Almanac

CategoryValue
Nearest Medium City 25 miles SE of Rochester, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City80 miles E of Buffalo, New York
CountyOntario
Metro AreaRochester
Standard Zip Codes14424, 14425
Phone Area Codes585
Time ZoneEastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight SavingsThe city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude42.874
Longitude-77.288

Canandaigua Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationCANANDAIGUA 3 S
Distance1.7 miles
Jan Temp17 to 32 F
Apr Temp35 to 54 F
Jul Temp61 to 81 F
Oct Temp42 to 60 F
Annual Precip33.3 inches
StationHEMLOCK
Distance17.8 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
StationAVON
Distance23.6 miles
Jan Temp16 to 32 F
Apr Temp34 to 55 F
Jul Temp59 to 81 F
Oct Temp40 to 60 F
Annual Precip31.8 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Canandaigua, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Farmington (14425)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bloomfield1,550$64,688
Clifton Springs2,180$80,938
Manchester9,421$59,605
Victor14,496$112,479

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Canandaigua Public Libraries

Library
Bristol Library
6750 COUNTY ROAD 32
Canandaigua, New York
(585) 229-5862
Wood Library Association
134 NORTH MAIN STREET
Canandaigua, New York
(585) 394-1381
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Canandaigua Hospitals

F F THOMPSON HOSPITAL
(Voluntary non-profit - Other)
350 PARRISH STREET
(716) 396-6000
Emergency Service: Yes

Canandaigua VA Medical Center
(VA)
400 Fort Hill Avenue
(585) 394-2000
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435 EAST ST
585-396-3800
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