Finding the right balance is easy in Fairport.
Fairport OCED works hard to ensure we can achieve complete community living through our investments and policies.
There’s no place quite like Fairport. Set along the picturesque Erie Canal, our plethora of shopping, dining, entertainment, recreation, and proximity to major cities like Rochester and Syracuse makes Fairport the perfect place for residents and businesses of all types.
with our canalside parks, bustling downtown, & community hubs.
- part of the 750 mile Empire State Trail.
cost than nearby utilities thanks to Village-owned power.
The state's first Evolve NY Electric Vehicle Accelerator Community.
with over 18,000 graduates annually from the area's leading colleges and universities.
11:1 student-teacher ratio (vs. 17:1 national average).
A community’s future is only as strong as its commitment to quality education. This investment in our students is clear in Fairport, with above-average graduation rates, high proficiency in math and language, and small class sizes. For growing families looking for a new home base, our high-ranking public school district and regional education opportunities set our village apart.
“This is a shining example of how the arts and the Erie Canal can come together to create vibrant public spaces. Fairport has long been a quintessential canal village and this installation will make it an even more compelling destination.”
“Fairport’s Office of Community and Economic Development supports local businesses and is dedicated to developing a Village business district that supports small business and the needs of the local community. OCED helps business owners cut through the red tape and navigate the complex process for new businesses looking to open or existing businesses looking to expand. It is like having an extra consultant on your team that will support you throughout the life cycle of your business.”
“The Village of Fairport is blessed with scenic Canal frontage, vibrant retail, food and beverage establishments, and a wonderfully charming community. They are also fortunate to have the Office of Community and Economic Development, which works tirelessly to champion development projects and capitalize on opportunities to optimize their downtown. Working with OCED on numerous projects within the Village has been undoubtedly one of the highlights of my professional career.”
“Fairport OCED supports the charming and thriving village of Fairport with engaged and creative leadership who are dedicated to working with businesses and the community on sustainable growth. Great people to work with!”
Our region is home to 80,000 highly-educated enrolled students each semester in leading colleges and universities such as: