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Lima is a town in Livingston County, in the Rochester metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Lima. For links to other places called Lima, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Lima is 42.896N. The longitude is -77.608W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 850 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 4,541.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Lima demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Livingston County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 14487 ZIP code.
20% of Lima residents report German ancestry, and 18% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Lima ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Lima was $18,972, compared with $21,587 nationally.
28% of Lima residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Lima, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $468. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,123.
Livingston County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Lima political report.
The average commute time for Lima workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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