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Dansville is a village in Livingston County, in the Rochester metro area.
The community was named after Daniel Faulkner, an early settler.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Dansville. For links to other places called Dansville, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Dansville is 42.560N. The longitude is -77.696W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 705 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,705.
Once a nursery center.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Dansville demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Livingston 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 14437 ZIP code.
33% of Dansville residents report German ancestry, and 20% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Dansville ancestry & family history guide.
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Recommendations: Fly-in breakfast at the Dansville airport in September; the chicken dance at the Oktoberfest
At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Dansville was $15,994, compared with $21,587 nationally.
13% of Dansville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Dansville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $395. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $873.
Libraries in Dansville include Dansville Public Library ... View libraries
Livingston County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Dansville political report.
The average commute time for Dansville workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Dansville, NYPros: Dansville Balloon Festival on Labor Day weekend, East Hill in the fall, a beautiful setting in the Genesee Valley, a terrific public library
Cons: commercial signs on Main Street need to be made more consistent and classy
This is a good place to Hike through Stony Brook State Park, enjoy the Dogwood Festival, see a slew of hot air balloonsBlog about Dansville
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