Churchville, New York

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Coordinates: 43°06′20″N 77°52′50″W / 43.10556°N 77.88056°W / 43.10556; -77.88056
Churchville
Village
Country United States
State New York
County Monroe
Township Riga
Elevation 577 ft (175.9 m)
Coordinates 43°06′20″N 77°52′50″W / 43.10556°N 77.88056°W / 43.10556; -77.88056
Area 1.1 sq mi (2.8 km2)
 - land 1.1 sq mi (3 km2)
 - water 0.0 sq mi (0 km2), 0%
Population 1,961 (2010)
Incorporated 1852
Mayor Nancy Steedman (2007)
Timezone EST (UTC-5)
 - summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 14428
Area code 585
FIPS code 36-15638
Location in Monroe County and the state of New York.
Location of New York in the United States
Website: http://www.churchville.net/

Churchville is a village in Monroe County, New York, United States. According to the 2010 census, the population is 1,961. The village is named after Samuel Church, an early settler.[1]

The Village of Churchville is west of the City of Rochester in the north part of the Town of Riga. It is located at the intersection of Routes 33 and 36, north of Interstate 490.

Churchville Park and golf course are located north of the village near Hutton Circle and Kendal Road.

History[edit]

In 1806, Samuel Church purchased the land that was to become Churchville in what was known at the time as West Pultney. The village was incorporated on September 21, 1852 and named after Samuel Church, who owned all of the land within the village limits.[1]

On 18 November 1971, the body of Carmen Colon, an Alphabet murders victim, was found near Churchville.

Geography[edit]

Churchville is located at 43°6′20″N 77°52′50″W / 43.10556°N 77.88056°W / 43.10556; -77.88056 (43.105462, -77.880533).[2]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.1 square miles (2.8 km2).

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 1,887 people, 723 households, and 514 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,662.7 people per square mile (644.8/km²). There were 753 housing units at an average density of 663.5 per square mile (257.3/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 96.34% White, 0.74% African American, 0.11% Native American, 0.90% Asian, 0.05% from other races, and 1.85% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.42% of the population.

There were 723 households out of which 36.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.5% were married couples living together, 9.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.8% were non-families. 24.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.59 and the average family size was 3.10.

In the village the population was spread out with 27.6% under the age of 18, 6.6% from 18 to 24, 31.9% from 25 to 44, 22.8% from 45 to 64, and 11.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 90.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.1 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $55,357, and the median income for a family was $63,333. Males had a median income of $45,667 versus $31,563 for females. The per capita income for the village was $23,190. About 2.8% of families and 4.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.0% of those under age 18 and 10.7% of those age 65 or over.

Main Street, 1895

Government[edit]

Churchville village offices

The village is governed by a mayor and four trustees.

Noted residents[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b http://www.churchville.net/history.asp
  2. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  3. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

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