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Leicester is a village in Livingston County, in the Rochester metro area.
The community was named for Leicester Phelps, son of Judge Oliver Phelps.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Leicester. For links to other places called Leicester, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Leicester is 42.771N. The longitude is -77.896W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 650 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 458.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Leicester 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 14481 ZIP code.
23% of Leicester residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Leicester ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Leicester was $18,752, compared with $21,587 nationally.
22% of Leicester residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Leicester, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $531. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,023.
Livingston County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Leicester political report.
The average commute time for Leicester workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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