Profile for Groveland, New York, NY
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Groveland is a town in Livingston County, in the Rochester metro area.
The latitude of Groveland is 42.664N. The longitude is -77.77W.
It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,053 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 3,853.
Median household income
$41,994Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census BureauFor more census details and comparisons, see our Groveland demographic reports
Ending point of the 1779 Sullivan campaign, which destroyed Indian villages throughout western New York
Site of 19th-century Shaker settlement, on land now occupied by a state prison
Well-known residents have included:
· James C. Adamson, astronaut
You see, the people that came from Pennsylvania, built the house on one side of the road and the barn on the other. Those that came from New England had the barn and the house on the same side. You could always tell where they came from by that fact.
-- Taped recollections of Clara Mann, whose grandfather settled here in 1807
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25% of Groveland residents report German ancestry, and 21% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Groveland ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Groveland was $13,433, compared with $21,587 nationally.
9% of Groveland residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Groveland, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $499. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $947.
Livingston County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Groveland political report.
The average commute time for Groveland workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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“ You see, the people that came from Pennsylvania, built the house on one side of the road and the barn on the other. Those that came from New England had the barn and the house on the same side. You could always tell where they came from by that fact. ”
~ Taped recollections of Clara Mann, whose grandfather settled here in 1807
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