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Mendon is a town in Monroe County, in the Rochester metro area.
The community was named for Mendon, MA.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Mendon. For links to other places called Mendon, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Mendon is 42.997N. The longitude is -77.504W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 640 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 8,370.
Known for its cobblestone houses.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Mendon 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 14506 ZIP code.
24% of Mendon residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Mendon ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Mendon was $35,949, compared with $21,587 nationally.
53% of Mendon residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Mendon, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $484. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,634.
Libraries in Mendon include Mendon Public Library ... View libraries
Monroe County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Mendon political report.
The average commute time for Mendon workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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