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Overview

Introduction to Fairport, New York

Fairport, New York, in Monroe county, is 9 miles SE of Rochester, New York and 74 miles E of Buffalo, New York. The village is in the Rochester area. There are 5,740 residents in Fairport.

Fairport History

Fairport was officially incorporated on April 30, 1867. Initially a swampy area, the present territory of Fairport developed with the establishment of the Erie Canal in the 1820s. It soon became a busy canal port, and was referred to as a "fair port" by a traveler in the mid-nineteenth century. In 1853, railroad tracks were laid across Fairport. In 2008, the village was listed as one of the Top 100 Places to Live by Relocate America.

Fairport and nearby Attractions

  • Fellows Road Park
  • Arcadia Historical Museum
  • Ganondagan State Historic Site
  • Lollypop Farm
  • Thomas Creek Wetland Walk

Things To Do In Fairport

Nearby parks include Fellows Road Park, Beechwoods Park, Perinton Park and Egypt Park. Ganondagan State Historic Site is located nearby as well. Local golfers can enjoy a round at the Eagle Vale Golf Club. Fairport celebrates the Purple Foot Festival every September and the Canal Days every June.

Fairport Transportation

Air transportation is available from Greater Rochester International Airport.

Fairport Higher Education

Colleges and universities located near Fairport include the Nazareth College of Rochester, Saint John Fisher College and the University Of Rochester.

Demographics

People

Total Population5,372
Male Share of the Population46.9%
Female Share of the Population53.1%
Senior Citizens21.6%
Employed Population 16+3,008
Age of the Population48

Families

% of people married52.9%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher51.1%
Median Earnings25+$40,992
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,442

Wealth

Median Family Income$78,705
% Above Poverty Level96.1%
% Below Poverty Level3.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time20 minutes
% Working from Home5%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.8%
% Using Public Transportation1.1%

Housing

People Living Alone29.8%
Median Gross Rent$903
Median House Value$167,600

Ancestry

German24.2%
Irish22.5%
English16.2%
Italian15.8%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)15.3%
Polish7.5%
Dutch5.1%
French Except Basque3.6%
Scottish3.5%
Swedish3.3%
Norwegian2.5%
Lebanese0.9%
Welsh0.9%
Arab0.9%
Greek0.7%
Canadian0.7%
Ukrainian0.5%
US/American0.4%
Australian0.4%
Hungarian0.3%
Danishn0.3%
Lithuanian0.3%
Slovak0.3%
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Fairport Almanac

CategoryValue
County Monroe County
Standard Zip Codes14450
Phone Area Codes585
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude43.1
Approximate Longitude-77.44

Fairport 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
Distance12.2 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
StationAVON
Distance20 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
StationSODUS CENTER
Distance22.6 miles
Jan Temp17 to 32 F
Apr Temp36 to 56 F
Jul Temp61 to 82 F
Oct Temp42 to 61 F
Annual Precip38.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Brighton36,875$98,190
East Rochester6,679$59,404
Pittsford29,575$125,000
Victor14,587$120,629
Webster44,084$87,578

Fairport Public Libraries

Fairport Public Library
1 VILLAGE LANDING
Fairport, New York
(585) 223-9091

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Fairport Public Schools

Brooks Hill School
181 Hulburt Rd
ZIP: 14450
(585) 421-2170
Primary
Total Enrollment 628
Dudley School
211 Hamilton Rd
ZIP: 14450
(585) 421-2155
Primary
Total Enrollment 619
Fairport Senior High School
1 Dave Paddock Way
ZIP: 14450
(585) 421-2100
High
Total Enrollment 1594
Jefferson Avenue School
303 Jefferson Ave
ZIP: 14450
(585) 421-2185
Primary
Total Enrollment 624
Johanna Perrin Middle School
85 Potter Pl
ZIP: 14450
(585) 421-2080
Middle
Total Enrollment 665
Martha Brown Middle School
665 Ayrault Rd
ZIP: 14450
(585) 421-2065
Middle
Total Enrollment 750
Minerva Deland School
140 Hulburt Rd
ZIP: 14450
(585) 421-2030
Other
Total Enrollment 503
Monroe 1 Boces
41 O'connor Rd
ZIP: 14450
(585) 383-2200
Other
Total Enrollment 571
Northside School
181 Hamilton Rd
ZIP: 14450
(585) 421-2140
Primary
Total Enrollment 663

Fairport Private Schools

St John Bosco School
92 S Main St
ZIP: 14450
Elementary
Total Enrollment 75
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