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"Trail Town USA"

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

The community was named for Glover Perrin, settler

The latitude of Perinton is 43.075N. The longitude is -77.425W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 509 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 46,090.


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Median household income
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$69,341
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Perinton demographic reports
Johnny Appleseed traveled through here, planting trees that bore the first Baldwin and pippin apples in western NY

Early industries produced baking soda, cans and pectin

The community remained largely rural until the 1950s, when suburban development began

Nearby parks & recreation: Perinton Community Park, Horizon Hill Conservation Area, White Brook Nature Area, Perinton Hikeway
Historic routes: Erie Canal
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19% of Perinton residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Perinton ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Perinton was $31,948, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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52% of Perinton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Perinton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $656.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,341.


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Libraries in Perinton include Fairport Public Library ... View libraries

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

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The average commute time for Perinton workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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