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Overview

Introduction to Webster, New York

Webster, New York, in Monroe County, is 7 miles E of Irondequoit, New York and 76 miles E of Buffalo, New York.

Webster History

Webster was known as North Penfield before it separated from Penfield. The village was named after Massachusetts Senator and statesman Daniel Webster. Due to its fruit-growing potential, the area attracted Dutch and German immigrants. They settled in the region in the 1850s and became fruit farmers. In June of 1904, Webster was incorporated as a village.

Webster and nearby Attractions

  • Arcadia Historical Museum
  • Ganondagan State Historic Site
  • Ellwanger Garden
  • Seneca Park Zoo
  • Ellison Park
  • Webster Arboretum

Things To Do In Webster

Nearby museums include the Arcadia Historical Museum, the Foster Cottage Museum and the Hill Cumorah Visitors Center, while the Ganondagan State Historic Site, the Susan B. Anthony House and the Stone-Tolan House are some of the historical sites accessible from Webster. Cobbs Hill Park, Durand-Eastman Park, Webster Park and Ellison Park are the local parks and recreational areas.

Webster Transportation

Air transportation is available from Greater Rochester International Airport.

Webster Higher Education

Nearby colleges include Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School, Monroe Community College and Nazareth College of Rochester.

Demographics

People

Total Population44,084
Male Share of the Population47.6%
Female Share of the Population52.4%
Senior Citizens17.6%
Employed Population 16+22,557
Age of the Population43

Families

% of people married58.1%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher43.7%
Median Earnings25+$43,853
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$20,250
Median Earnings With High School Degree$30,553

Wealth

Median Family Income$87,578
% Above Poverty Level93.3%
% Below Poverty Level6.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time20 minutes
% Working from Home3.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.1%
% Using Public Transportation0.3%

Housing

People Living Alone26.5%
Median Gross Rent$970
Median House Value$176,000

Ancestry

Italian27.2%
German22.9%
Irish18.6%
English12.1%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)11.2%
Polish6.3%
Dutch3.3%
Ukrainian3.1%
French Except Basque2.7%
Scottish2.3%
Canadian1.5%
Swedish1.4%
Greek1.3%
Turkish1.2%
Russian0.7%
Welsh0.7%
Norwegian0.7%
Hungarian0.6%
Arab0.5%
Austrian0.4%
Afghan)0.4%
Lithuanian0.4%
Czech0.4%
Macedonian0.3%
Danishn0.3%
Israeli0.3%
Slovak0.2%
Finnish0.2%
African0.2%
West Indian0.2%
Haitian0.1%
Swiss0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
Egyptian0.1%
Australian0.1%
New Zealand0.1%
Belgian0.1%
Basque0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
Syrian0.1%
Slovene0.1%
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Webster Almanac

CategoryValue
County Monroe County
Standard Zip Codes14580
Phone Area Codes585
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude43.21
Approximate Longitude-77.42

Webster 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
Distance14.4 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
StationSODUS CENTER
Distance20.9 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
StationHEMLOCK
Distance31.1 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
East Rochester6,679$59,404
Fairport5,372$78,705
Irondequoit51,135$68,496
Pittsford29,575$125,000
Rochester210,291$35,284

Webster Public Libraries

Webster Public Library
WEBSTER PLAZA, 980 RIDGE ROAD
Webster, New York
(585) 872-7075

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Webster Public Schools

Dewitt Road Elementary School
722 Dewitt Rd
ZIP: 14580
(585) 671-0710
Primary
Total Enrollment 499
Klem Road North Elementary School
1015 Klem Rd
ZIP: 14580
(585) 872-1770
Primary
Total Enrollment 457
Klem Road South Elementary School
1025 Klem Rd
ZIP: 14580
(585) 872-1320
Primary
Total Enrollment 532
Plank Road North Elementary School
705 Plank Rd
ZIP: 14580
(585) 671-8858
Primary
Total Enrollment 539
Plank Road South Elementary School
715 Plank Rd
ZIP: 14580
(585) 671-3190
Primary
Total Enrollment 575
Schlegel Road Elementary School
1548 Schlegel Rd
ZIP: 14580
(585) 265-2500
Primary
Total Enrollment 508
Spry Middle School
119 South Ave
ZIP: 14580
(585) 265-6500
Middle
Total Enrollment 1054
State Road Elementary School
1401 State Rd
ZIP: 14580
(585) 872-4200
Primary
Total Enrollment 555
Thomas High School
800 Five Mile Line Rd
ZIP: 14580
(585) 671-7520
High
Total Enrollment 1308
Webster-schroeder High School
875 Ridge Rd
ZIP: 14580
(585) 671-1880
High
Total Enrollment 1431
Willink Middle School
900 Publishers Pkwy
ZIP: 14580
(585) 671-1030
Middle
Total Enrollment 966

Webster Private Schools

Hillside Childrens Center Halpern
695 Bay Rd
ZIP: 14580
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 83
Lakeside Alpha
770 Holt Rd
ZIP: 14580
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 25
St Rita School
1008 Maple Dr
ZIP: 14580
Elementary
Total Enrollment 351
Sterling East Lakeside School
770 Holt Rd
ZIP: 14580
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 25
Toddlers' Workshop Kindergarten
10 May St
ZIP: 14580
Elementary
Total Enrollment 12
Webster Christian School
675 Holt Rd
ZIP: 14580
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 192
Webster Montessori School
1310 Five Mile Line Rd
ZIP: 14580
Elementary
Total Enrollment 43
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