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Rochester city, New York

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Table

Rochester city, New York
Population Estimates, July 1 2022, (V2022)
NA
People
Population
Population Estimates, July 1 2022, (V2022)
NA
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
210,606
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2022)
NA
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2021)
211,233
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2022, (V2022)
NA
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2021, (V2021)
-0.3%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 211,328
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 210,565
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
6.2%
Persons under 18 years, percent
21.9%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
12.1%
Female persons, percent
51.5%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
45.1%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
38.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.5%
Asian alone, percent(a)
3.5%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.2%
Two or More Races, percent
6.9%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
18.7%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
37.1%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2017-2021 7,083
Foreign born persons, percent, 2017-2021 9.7%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2021, (V2021) X
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2017-2021 37.0%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2017-2021 $93,100
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2017-2021 $1,065
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2017-2021 $510
Median gross rent, 2017-2021 $915
Building permits, 2021 X
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2017-2021 91,400
Persons per household, 2017-2021 2.21
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2017-2021 80.7%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2017-2021 20.9%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2017-2021 88.7%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2017-2021 81.2%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2017-2021 82.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2017-2021 28.8%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2017-2021 16.7%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
5.5%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2017-2021 61.8%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2017-2021 60.9%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 402,856
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 4,114,813
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 249,372
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 1,437,248
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $6,957
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2017-2021 19.6
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2021 dollars), 2017-2021 $40,083
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2021 dollars), 2017-2021 $26,569
Persons in poverty, percent
29.3%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2020 X
Total employment, 2020 X
Total annual payroll, 2020 ($1,000) X
Total employment, percent change, 2019-2020 X
Total nonemployer establishments, 2019 X
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 4,491
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 2,768
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 954
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 546
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 3,340
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 S
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 3,595
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 5,908.6
Population per square mile, 2010 5,884.9
Land area in square miles, 2020 35.77
Land area in square miles, 2010 35.78
FIPS Code 3663000
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

The vintage year (e.g., V2022) refers to the final year of the series (2020 thru 2022). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Users should exercise caution when comparing 2017-2021 ACS 5-year estimates to other ACS estimates. For more information, please visit the 2021 5-year ACS Comparison Guidance page.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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