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

The community was named after Scandinavian country

The latitude of Sweden is 43.169N. The longitude is -77.952W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 627 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 13,716.


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Median household income
Local
$44,151
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Sweden demographic reports
Well-known residents have included:
· Fannie Barrier Williams, one of the founders of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Sweden demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Monroe 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 14420 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

20% of Sweden residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Sweden ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Sweden was $17,874, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

34% of Sweden residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Sweden, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $520.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,109.


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Libraries in Sweden include Seymour Library ... View libraries

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Politics

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

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Traffic

The average commute time for Sweden workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Sweden include Econo Lodge, Holiday Inn Express.

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