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Henrietta, New York

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Henrietta is a town located in Monroe County, New York. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 39,028. The town is named after the Dutchess of Bath.

The Town of Henrietta is southwest of the City of Rochester. Henrietta is home to the Rochester Institute of Technology.

Geography

The west town line is defined by the Genesee River.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 92.2 km² (35.6 mi²). 91.7 km² (35.4 mi²) of it is land and 0.5 km² (0.2 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.53% water.

Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 39,028 people, 12,823 households, and 8,501 families residing in the town. The population density is 425.6/km² (1,102.2/mi²). There are 13,243 housing units at an average density of 144.4/km² (374.0/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 84.27% White, 6.94% African American, 0.27% Native American, 5.49% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.97% from other races, and 2.03% from two or more races. 3.03% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 12,823 households out of which 30.6% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.8% are married couples living together, 9.2% have a female householder with no husband present, and 33.7% are non-families. 22.7% of all households are made up of individuals and 6.9% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.60 and the average family size is 3.09.

In the town the population is spread out with 20.4% under the age of 18, 23.9% from 18 to 24, 26.8% from 25 to 44, 19.6% from 45 to 64, and 9.3% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 30 years. For every 100 females there are 111.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 113.3 males.

The median income for a household in the town is $51,081, and the median income for a family is $60,803. Males have a median income of $39,636 versus $30,271 for females. The per capita income for the town is $19,821. 9.1% of the population and 3.2% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 6.3% of those under the age of 18 and 3.3% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Communities and locations in Henrietta

  • Bailey --
  • Fenner --
  • Henrietta -- The hamlet of Henrietta.
  • Ridgeland --
  • Riverton -- Residence of Ugandan artist Oliver Bayley
  • West Henrietta --
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