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Overview

Introduction to Henrietta, New York

Henrietta, New York, in Monroe county, is 7 miles S of Rochester, New York and 65 miles E of Buffalo, New York. The town is conveniently located inside the Rochester metropolitan area. There are an estimated 39,028 people in Henrietta.

Henrietta History

The history of the town of Henrietta began with the Phelps and Gorham Purchase in the late 1700s. Major Ezekiel Scott and his wife Catherine were the first European settlers of the area. Originally, it was a part of the Town of Pittsford and was known as "The Woods of West Town." Later on, it was named Henrietta in honor of Henrietta Laura Pulteney, the Countess of Bath. The first school of Henrietta was established in 1809. The town was incorporated in 1818.

Henrietta and nearby Attractions

  • Tinker Nature Park
  • Tinker Homestead & Farm Museum
  • Highland Park
  • Ellwanger Garden
  • Rochester Museum and Science Center
  • Seabreeze Amusement Park

Things To Do In Henrietta

Henrietta is home to the Tinker Homestead and Farm Museum, which is a cobblestone home dating back almost 200 years. It is also listed on the National Register of Historic Places. You can visit the Veterans Memorial Park, Martin Road Park and Cobbs Hill Park during your leisure hours. The town also includes several houses of worship. The Strong National Museum of Play and the Seneca Park Zoo are also accessible from Henrietta.

Henrietta Transportation

The Greater Rochester International Airport provides facilities for air transportation.

Henrietta Higher Education

The Rochester Institute of Technology, University of Rochester and Monroe Community College are nearby.

Demographics

People

Total Population43,546
Male Share of the Population52.5%
Female Share of the Population47.5%
Senior Citizens13.6%
Employed Population 16+21,593
Age of the Population33

Families

% of people married43.8%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher36.9%
Median Earnings25+$40,827
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$19,859
Median Earnings With High School Degree$31,695

Wealth

Median Family Income$81,598
% Above Poverty Level87.1%
% Below Poverty Level12.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time18 minutes
% Working from Home3.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work5.8%
% Using Public Transportation2.4%

Housing

People Living Alone27%
Median Gross Rent$973
Median House Value$140,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)24.1%
Italian13.6%
Irish12.3%
English8.4%
Polish5.4%
French Except Basque2.7%
Dutch2.5%
African2.4%
West Indian1.8%
Scottish1.7%
Russian1.3%
Arab1.2%
Jamaican1.1%
Canadian0.8%
Ethiopian0.8%
Somali0.6%
Turkish0.6%
Swedish0.6%
Ukrainian0.6%
Austrian0.4%
Hungarian0.4%
Haitian0.4%
Norwegian0.4%
Egyptian0.4%
Welsh0.3%
Slovak0.3%
Portuguese0.2%
Belizean0.2%
Israeli0.2%
Brazilian0.2%
Greek0.2%
Czech0.2%
Danishn0.2%
Lithuanian0.2%
Afghan)0.2%
Belgian0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
Albanian0.1%
Australian0.1%
Finnish0.1%
Latvian0.1%
Romanian0.1%
Iranian0.1%
Guyanese0.1%
Macedonian0.1%
German0.1%
Swiss0.1%
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Henrietta Almanac

CategoryValue
County Monroe County
Standard Zip Codes14467
Phone Area Codes585
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude43.04
Approximate Longitude-77.61

Henrietta 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
Distance6.2 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
StationHEMLOCK
Distance18.5 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
StationBATAVIA
Distance28.7 miles
Jan Temp16 to 32 F
Apr Temp36 to 57 F
Jul Temp61 to 82 F
Oct Temp42 to 61 F
Annual Precip35.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Brighton36,875$98,190
East Rochester6,679$59,404
Honeoye Falls2,734$82,813
Pittsford29,575$125,000
Rochester210,291$35,284
Scottsville2,266$67,841

Henrietta Public Schools

Charles H Roth Middle School
4000 E Henrietta Rd
ZIP: 14467
(585) 359-5108
Middle
Total Enrollment 705
Emma E Sherman Elementary School
50 Authors Ave
ZIP: 14467
(585) 359-5498
Primary
Total Enrollment 515
Floyd S Winslow Elementary School
755 Pinnacle Rd
ZIP: 14467
(585) 359-5098
Primary
Total Enrollment 492
Ninth Grade Academy
2000 Lehigh Station Rd
ZIP: 14467
(585) 359-5558
Other
Total Enrollment 400
Rush-henrietta Senior High School
1799 Lehigh Station Rd
ZIP: 14467
(585) 359-5208
High
Total Enrollment 1259
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