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Greece is a town in Monroe County, in the Rochester metro area.
The community was named after the European country, in sympathy with the revolution of 1821.
The latitude of Greece is 43.209N. The longitude is -77.693W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 325 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 96,390.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Greece 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 14612 ZIP code.
21% of Greece residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Greece ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Greece was $22,614, compared with $21,587 nationally.
23% of Greece residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Greece, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $590. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,125.
Libraries in Greece include Greece Public Library ... View libraries
Monroe County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Greece political report.
The average commute time for Greece workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 5 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Greece between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of .5 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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