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Monroe County, NY
The county was named for James Monroe.

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The county is in the Rochester metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 735,177. This was a decrease of  -.02% from the 2000 census.

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Median household income
Local
$44,891
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Monroe County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Monroe County was $32,506. This was an increase of 16.9% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 105% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Rochester

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17% of Monroe County residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Monroe County ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Monroe County include Atchinson Cemetery, Blossom Cemetery, Brighton Cemetery, Brockport Cemetery, Brown Cemetery, Buckbee's Corners Cemetery, Bushman Cemetery, Bushnells Basin Cemetery, Canfield Cemetery, Charlotte Cemetery ... View cemeteries

Communities

Communities in Monroe County include 19th Ward, Adams Basin, Atlantic-University, Beechwood, Brighton, Brockport, Browncroft, Charlotte, Chili, Churchville ... View communities

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Colleges in Monroe County include Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School, Monroe Community College, Nazareth College of Rochester, Roberts Wesleyan College, Rochester Institute of Technology, Saint Bernard's School of Theology and Ministry, Saint John Fisher College, SUNY Brockport, Talmudical Institute of Upstate New York, University of Rochester ... View colleges

School districts in Monroe County include Brighton Central Schools District, Brockport Central Schools District, Churchville-Chili Central Schools District, East Irondequoit Central Schools District, East Rochester Union Free Schools District, Fairport Central Schools District, Gates-Chili Central Schools District, Greece Central Schools District, Hilton Central Schools District, Honeoye Falls-Lima Central Schools District ... View school districts

To see school district boundaries, wait for the map to load in the new window, then select 'Legend.' Choose 'school districts' and update map.

To see school district boundaries, wait for the map to load in the new window, then select 'Legend.' Choose 'school districts' and update map.

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Libraries

Libraries in Monroe County include Arnett Branch, Barnard Crossing Branch, Brighton Memorial Library, Charlotte Branch, Chili Public Library, East Rochester Public Library, Fairport Public Library, Farmers Library, Gates Public Library, Greece Public Library ... View libraries

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Media

Newspapers in Monroe County include Rochester Democrat and Chronicle ... View newspapers

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Monroe County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Monroe County political report.

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Airports in Monroe County include Greater Rochester International

Hotels in Monroe County include Best Western, Best Western Diplomat Hotel, Brookwood Inn Pittsford, Comfort Inn Central, Comfort Inn West, Comfort Suites Rochester, Country Inn & Suites, Courtyard by Marriott, Courtyard by Marriott - Rochester East, Courtyard by Marriott West ... More hotels

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