Kendall is a town in Orleans County, New York, United States. The population was 2,724 at the 2010 census. The Town of Kendall is in the northeast corner of the county and is northwest of Rochester.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 33.0 square miles (85 km), of which 32.9 square miles (85 km) is land and 0.1 square miles (0.26 km) (0.24%) is water.
Kendall borders Lake Ontario on its north. The eastern boundary, marked by New York State Route 272, is the border of Monroe County, New York, (Town of Hamlin).
The Lake Ontario State Parkway parallels the shore of Lake Ontario. North-south highway New York State Route 237 (Kendall Highway) intersects east-west highway New York State Route 18 (Roosevelt Highway) south of Kendall village.
As of the census of 2000, there were 2,838 people, 979 households, and 794 families residing in the town. The population density was 86.3 people per square mile (33.3/km²). There were 1,103 housing units at an average density of 33.5 per square mile (12.9/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 97.04% White, 0.63% African American, 0.56% Native American, 0.18% Asian, 0.56% from other races, and 1.02% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.20% of the population.
There were 979 households out of which 37.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.1% were married couples living together, 8.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 18.8% were non-families. 14.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.90 and the average family size was 3.18.
In the town, the population was spread out with 28.4% under the age of 18, 6.8% from 18 to 24, 27.9% from 25 to 44, 25.9% from 45 to 64, and 10.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females, there were 105.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.7 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $49,821, and the median income for a family was $50,952. Males had a median income of $36,959 versus $24,309 for females. The per capita income for the town was $20,373. About 5.2% of families and 5.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.6% of those under age 18 and 3.9% of those age 65 or over.