Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Rochester is 210,606. Rochester, New York is the 111th largest city in the US.
Rochester is located entirely in Monroe County.
The peak population of Rochester was in 1950, when its population was 332,488. In 1950, Rochester was the 32nd largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 111th largest city in the US. Rochester is currently 36.7% smaller than it was in 1950.
Rochester has shrunk 4.0% since the year 2000. Rochester, New York's growth is extremely below average. 90% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
The total voting age population of Rochester, New York, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 151,247. The voting age population is 47.6% male and 52.4% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 10.9% of the residents of Rochester are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Rochester are 47.9% White, 39.8% Black, 4.4% Two or more races, 3.8% Other, 3.1% Asian, 1.0% American Indian and 0.1% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 19.2% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Rochester, 31.3% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 47.7%. On a per-household basis, 26.7% of families are below the poverty line in Rochester.
Among those aged 16 and older, 62.3% of Rochester residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 80.4% of Rochester residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 25.1% have a bachelor's degree and 10.7% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Rochester residents aged 5 and older, 21.3% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 14.5% of residents speak Spanish at home, 3.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 2.1% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Rochester is 10.2%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Rochester, 11.0% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Rochester is $35,590.
In Rochester, 36.4% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 63.6% of housing units in Rochester.
Of all the housing units in Rochester, 54.7% of them were build before 1940.
In Rochester, 3.2% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 3,100 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Rochester is $848.
In Rochester, 75.7% of households have an active broadband internet connection.
|Year||Population||Rank in US|
|101||Baton Rouge, Louisiana||222,185||-2.6%|
|105||Port St. Lucie, Florida||217,523||143.9%|
|107||Des Moines, Iowa||212,031||6.2%|
|108||Moreno Valley, California||211,600||47.7%|
|111||Rochester, New York||210,606||-4.0%|
|112||Yonkers, New York||209,530||6.7%|
|113||Fayetteville, North Carolina||208,778||4.6%|
|116||Cape Coral, Florida||204,510||97.9%|
|118||Little Rock, Arkansas||201,998||10.1%|
|121||Augusta-Richmond County, Georgia||201,196||3.1%|
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