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Affluent suburb

Mendon is a town in Monroe County, in the Rochester metro area.

The community was named for Mendon, MA.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Mendon. For links to other places called Mendon, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Mendon is 42.997N. The longitude is -77.504W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 640 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 8,370.


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Median household income
Local
$76,369
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Mendon demographic reports
Once a small Quaker settlement.

Known for its cobblestone houses.

Well-known residents have included:
· Brigham Young, Mormon leader
Nearby parks & recreation: Mendon Ponds Park, Lehigh Valley Trail
Quotes:
A gentle rise of low hills capped with upland farms and woodlands forms the pleasant landscape.
-- WPA Guide to Rochester and Monroe County, 1937

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24% of Mendon residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Mendon ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Mendon was $35,949, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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53% of Mendon residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Mendon, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $484.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,634.


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Monroe County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Mendon political report.

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The average commute time for Mendon workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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“ A gentle rise of low hills capped with upland farms and woodlands forms the pleasant landscape. ”
~ WPA Guide to Rochester and Monroe County, 1937

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