RochesterNew York

Rochester Population Demographics

According to US population projections for 2022, the estimated population of Rochester is 210,594. 23.34% is under 18, while 14.06% is over 65.

A closer look at the age demography reveals that 5.30% of the population was five years old or younger, 23.34% were 18 years or younger and 26.14% were aged 65 years and over. The gender split in the state was nearly even, with 52.28% female and 47.72% male.

Rochester Housing

According to the US Census, Rochester has 103,333 housing units. The average owner-occupied housing unit rate in Rochester was 90.25%. At the same time, the city's median value of owner-occupied homes was $109,700

Rochester Racial Demographics

In 2020, the US Census estimated that Black Or African American Alone and White Alone constitute 76.50% of Rochester's population. Residents of the city who were Some Other Race Alone, made up 9.62% of the total population.

Other racial groups include Asian Alone, constituting 4.03% of the city's population and White Black Or African American at 2.22%

Black Or African American Alone40.10%
White Alone36.39%
Some Other Race Alone9.62%
Asian Alone4.03%
White Black Or African American2.22%
American Indian And Alaska Native Alone0.42%

How Educated is Rochester

According to Census estimates, in 2021, 16.5% of Rochester residents had a bachelor's degree, while 11.6% had a graduate or professional degree.

Overall, 28.10% of residents have a bachelor's degree or higher.

Education Attainment (Population 25 Years and Older) in Rochester CityPercentage
High School Graduate Or Higher79.3%
Some College Or Associates Degree39.1%
High School Graduate Includes Equivalency28.4%
Bachelors Degree Or Higher22.5%
Some College No Degree16.6%
Bachelors Degree16.5%

Average Income in Rochester

The median household income in Rochester is $41,980. This figure is significantly (approximately 0.00%) less than the state average of $41,980.

Estimates by family type revealed that families earned an average of $51,124 per year, while married-couple families earned an average of $76,669.

A closer examination of the income groups of Rochester households revealed that the largest income group consisted of households with an annual income between $50,000 and $74,999. Other groups with yearly high household incomes include those between $35,000 and $49,999 (14.5%) and those with incomes exceeding $200,000 (3.2%). 12.2% of households in the City of Angels had an annual income of less than $10,000.

Median Income by Type of Family

Type of FamilyIncome
Married-couple families$76,669
Nonfamily households$33,905