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Overview

Introduction to East Rochester, New York

East Rochester, New York, in Monroe county, is 7 miles SE of Rochester, New York and 72 miles E of Buffalo, New York. The village is conveniently located inside the Rochester metropolitan area. There are an estimated 6,650 people in East Rochester.

East Rochester History

Originally known as the Village of Despatch, East Rochester was incorporated as a community in 1897. It was purposely planned surrounding the New York Central Railroad mainline, as this land was used as housing for the employees of the Merchants Despatch Corporation and the Aeolian Piano Corporation. It was named East Rochester in order to showcase its proximity to the city, and it was officially incorporated as a village in 1906.

East Rochester and nearby Attractions

  • Powder Mills Park
  • Rochester Public Market
  • Ganondagan State Historic Site
  • Seneca Park Zoo
  • Arcadia Historical Museum
  • Black Creek Park

Things To Do In East Rochester

Local museums include the Arcadia Historical Museum, the Big Springs Historical Society Museum and the Hill Cumorah Visitors Center, while the Avon Inn, the Stone-Tolan House and the Ganondagan State Historic Site are some of the nearby historical sites. The Oatka Creek Park, Black Creek Park, Canandaigua Lake State Marine Park and Durand-Eastman Park are all located nearby. The Ellwanger Garden, Seneca Park Zoo and the Rochester Public Market are all accessible from East Rochester as well.

East Rochester Transportation

Greater Rochester International Airport is nearby.

East Rochester Higher Education

Colleges near East Rochester include Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School, Finger Lakes Community College, the University of Rochester and Monroe Community College.

Demographics

People

Total Population6,679
Male Share of the Population51%
Female Share of the Population49%
Senior Citizens12.6%
Employed Population 16+3,568
Age of the Population36

Families

% of people married35.7%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher30.6%
Median Earnings25+$35,415
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$21,389
Median Earnings With High School Degree$29,821

Wealth

Median Family Income$59,404
% Above Poverty Level83.6%
% Below Poverty Level16.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time16 minutes
% Working from Home1.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work5.8%
% Using Public Transportation0.2%

Housing

People Living Alone38.6%
Median Gross Rent$824
Median House Value$96,700

Ancestry

Italian27.1%
German20.4%
Irish19.1%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)12.4%
English10.9%
Polish4.7%
West Indian4.6%
African3.7%
Haitian3.2%
French Except Basque3.2%
Scottish2.4%
Welsh2.1%
Greek1.8%
Canadian1.8%
Dutch1.5%
Jamaican1.2%
Ukrainian0.6%
Swedish0.5%
Hungarian0.4%
Czech0.4%
Danishn0.4%
Austrian0.3%
Russian0.2%
Slovak0.2%
British0.1%
Norwegian0.1%
Latvian0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
Barbadian0.1%
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East Rochester Almanac

CategoryValue
County Monroe County
Standard Zip Codes14445
Phone Area Codes585
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude43.11
Approximate Longitude-77.48

East Rochester Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationROCHESTER MONROE CO AP
Distance9.9 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
StationBROCKPORT
Distance23.4 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
StationHEMLOCK
Distance23.4 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
Brighton36,875$98,190
Fairport5,372$78,705
Henrietta43,546$81,598
Pittsford29,575$125,000
Rochester210,291$35,284
Webster44,084$87,578

East Rochester Public Libraries

East Rochester Public Library
317 MAIN STREET
East Rochester, New York
(585) 586-8302

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East Rochester Public Schools

East Rochester Elementary School
400 Woodbine Ave
ZIP: 14445
(585) 248-6311
Primary
Total Enrollment 569
East Rochester Junior-senior High School
200 Woodbine Ave
ZIP: 14445
(585) 248-6350
High
Total Enrollment 459
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