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Macedon is a village in Wayne County, in the Rochester metro area.

The community was named after ancient region connecting the Greek peninsula with the Balkans.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Macedon. For links to other places called Macedon, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Macedon is 43.069N. The longitude is -77.299W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 472 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,533.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$45,774
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Macedon demographic reports
Early industries included the manufacture of seed-planting equipment.
Local festivals include:
  • Lumberjack Festival - Sept. 8-9, 2007
Dates often change. Check Macedon web sites and events links in the sections below.
Macedon attractions: Amazing Maize Maze at Long Acre Farm
Historic routes: Erie Canal
(See more information on the Erie Canal)
Historic sites and museums: Bullis Homestead, J & E. Baker Cobblestone Farmhouse
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)
Quotes:
Macedon is a small community that set out to become a city, but lapsed into peaceful living, supported by the rich fruit and farming region which surrounds it.
-- WPA Guide to Rochester and Monroe County, 1937

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Macedon demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Wayne County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Rochester area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 14502 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

22% of Macedon residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Macedon ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Macedon was $19,503, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

21% of Macedon residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Macedon festival dates:

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Macedon, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $454.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,101.


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Libraries in Macedon include Macedon Public Library ... View libraries

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Politics

Wayne County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Macedon political report.

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The average commute time for Macedon workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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“ Macedon is a small community that set out to become a city, but lapsed into peaceful living, supported by the rich fruit and farming region which surrounds it. ”
~ WPA Guide to Rochester and Monroe County, 1937

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