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Phelps is a village in Ontario County, in the Rochester metro area.
The community was named for Oliver Phelps, landholder.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Phelps. For links to other places called Phelps, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Phelps is 42.957N. The longitude is -77.057W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 522 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,934.
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19% of Phelps residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Phelps ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Phelps was $20,257, compared with $21,587 nationally.
18% of Phelps residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Phelps, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $418. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $891.
Libraries in Phelps include Phelps Community Memorial Library ... View libraries
Ontario County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Phelps political report.
The average commute time for Phelps workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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