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Fairport, NY
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Living in Fairport



Fairport is a somewhat small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 5,381 people and ten associated neighborhoods, Fairport is the 298th largest community in New York. Much of the housing stock in Fairport was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.

Also of interest is that Fairport has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

A relatively large number of people in Fairport telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 20.71% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

In addition, Fairport is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates", which are people who are not only wealthy and employed in professional occupations, but highly educated to boot. Urban sophisticates have urbane tastes - whether they reside in a big or small city, a suburb, or a little town. Urban sophisticates support bookstores, quality clothing stores, enjoy luxury travel, and in big cities, they are truly the patrons of the arts, attending and supporting institutions such as opera, symphony, ballet, and theatre.

Overall, Fairport’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.

Being a small village, Fairport does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Fairport, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Fairport is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 59.11% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.

The per capita income in Fairport in 2022 was $56,066, which is upper middle income relative to New York, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $224,264 for a family of four. However, Fairport contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Fairport home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Fairport residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Fairport include German, Italian, Irish, English, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Fairport is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Italian.