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Canandaigua is a city in Ontario County, in the Rochester metro area.
It is the county seat.
The community name derives from Iroquoian for "settlement place" or "chosen spot"
[NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Canandaigua. For links to other places called Canandaigua, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Canandaigua is 42.874N. The longitude is -77.288W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 787 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 11,449.
Susan B. Anthony was tried and convicted here in 1873 for voting illegally, before women obtained suffrage
Sections below provide additional information and links about Canandaigua demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Ontario 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 14424 ZIP code.
17% of Canandaigua residents report German ancestry, and 18% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Canandaigua ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Canandaigua was $20,153, compared with $21,587 nationally.
25% of Canandaigua residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Historic districts in Canandaigua include Canandaigua Historic District, North Main Street Historic District (Canandaigua) ... View historic districts
Median rent in Canandaigua, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $501. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,062.
Libraries in Canandaigua include Bristol Library, Wood Library ... View libraries
Ontario County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Canandaigua political report.
The average commute time for Canandaigua workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 13 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Canandaigua between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 11.5 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was higher than the national norm.
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