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Gates is a town in Monroe County, in the Rochester metro area.
The community was named after Revolutionary War Gen. Horatio Gates.
The latitude of Gates is 43.152N. The longitude is -77.712W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 568 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 29,275.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Gates 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 14606 ZIP code.
18% of Gates residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Gates ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Gates was $21,353, compared with $21,587 nationally.
17% of Gates residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Gates, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $561. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $997.
Libraries in Gates include Gates Public Library ... View libraries
Monroe County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Gates political report.
The average commute time for Gates workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 7 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Gates between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 2.4 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
Hotels in Gates include Motel 6.
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