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Perinton, New York
As of the census2 of 2000, there are 46,090 people, 17,591 households, and 12,964 families residing in the town. The population density is 521.4/km² (1,350.6/mi²). There are 18,041 housing units at an average density of 204.1/km² (528.6/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 93.90% White, 1.72% African American, 0.11% Native American, 2.84% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.45% from other races, and 0.97% from two or more races. 1.43% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There are 17,591 households out of which 36.4% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.4% are married couples living together, 7.1% have a female householder with no husband present, and 26.3% are non-families. 21.7% of all households are made up of individuals and 7.5% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.59 and the average family size is 3.06.
In the town the population is spread out with 26.7% under the age of 18, 5.0% from 18 to 24, 28.5% from 25 to 44, 28.1% from 45 to 64, and 11.6% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 39 years. For every 100 females there are 93.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 89.2 males.
The median income for a household in the town is $69,341, and the median income for a family is $80,606. Males have a median income of $60,587 versus $36,113 for females. The per capita income for the town is $31,948. 2.9% of the population and 1.8% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 2.8% of those under the age of 18 and 3.4% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.
Communities and locations in Perinton
- Fairport, New York (village)
The Hamlet of Egypt
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