The Village of Webster is competing for $4.5 million in economic assistance funding through the NY Forward Program.
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Comfortable, neighborhood living; a vibrant village; a terrific town; a high-performing school district; plus access to an amazing array of amenities have helped to make Webster one of the fastest growing, most sought after communities in Monroe County. You are encouraged to visit us, explore our community and discover why Webster is truly Where Life is Worth Living!
Webster, New York is just 13 miles northeast of the City of Rochester along a 100-mile stretch of unspoiled Lake Ontario shoreline. Webster has a rare combination of industry, commerce, recreational assets, and rich community life all amid rolling hills, significant open space, and agricultural lands. The Town of Webster continues to be a destination community in New York’s Finger Lakes Region, with key community assets that support a high quality of life for Webster’s residents, business owners, and visitors.
Community Quick Facts
- Population: 44,522 (2019 estimate Town & Village)
- Housing Units: 19,379
- Median Income: $81,329
- Median Home Value: $192,900
- 23 miles of trails and 2,750 acres of parks & open space
- 16 min to Downtown
- 22 min to Airport
- 23 min to NYS Thruway
- North East Area for Technology: 7.0 MSF Industrial Hub
- Largest employer: Xerox Corporation ~2,700 employees
Quality of Life.
Where Life is Worth...Living!
Residents in Webster enjoy a high quality of life in an affordable community, with access to a wide variety of recreational opportunities, shopping destinations, festivals, concerts, parades and 22-miles of waterfront. Webster’s abundant system of parks, open space and preserved lands includes over 2,750 protected acres covering diverse habitats and ecosystems. Residents benefit from access to the Town’s extensive 23-mile network of trails traversing the community and connecting neighborhoods with services and employment centers.
One Voice for Economic Development in Webster, NY
The Webster Economic Development Alliance was created to bring together a number of disparate public and private organizations along with interested individuals that all have stakes in promoting economic growth and revitalization in the community.
In creating The Alliance, it was recognized that if the community is to effectively compete for new investment and jobs in an increasingly global economy, it would need to present a united front. Our mission is to speak with one voice for economic development in Webster.