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Rochester New York Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Rochester New York metro area was $53,667 in 2015, the latest figures available. Rochester median household income is $7,183 lower than the median New York household income and $2,108 less than the US median household income. 2016 metro income data (including Rochester median household income) will be released in September of 2017. Median family and per capita income for Rochester are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Rochester New York

2015 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $55,775 +3.83% +5.17%
New York $60,850 +3.23% +4.42%
Rochester $53,667 +4.93% +2.54%

Trends in Rochester, NY Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Rochester is $53,667. Real median household income peaked in 2007 at $57,720 and is now $4,053 (7.02%) lower. From a post peak low of $51,145 in 2014, real median household income for Rochester has now grown by $2,522 (4.93%).

Real Median Household Income: Rochester, New York, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Rochester

Date US New York Rochester
2015 $55,775 $60,850 $53,667
2014 $53,719 $58,946 $51,145
2013 $53,166 $58,375 $52,767
2012 $53,031 $58,273 $52,340
2011 $53,223 $58,223 $53,304
2010 $54,405 $58,864 $54,584
2009 $55,478 $60,381 $55,617
2008 $57,276 $61,684 $57,665
2007 $58,003 $61,174 $57,720
2006 $56,957 $60,405 $56,132
2005 $56,122 $60,052 $55,918

Rochester Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Rochester was $70,205 in 2015. Compared to the median New York family income, Rochester median family income is $3,649 lower. As with the median household income data, 2016 family income data for Rochester will be released in September of 2017.

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Real Median Family Income for Rochester New York

2015 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $68,260 +3.45% +5.75%
New York $73,854 +3.73% +4.60%
Rochester $70,205 +5.66% +5.75%

Trends in Rochester, NY Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Rochester is $70,205. Real median family income peaked in 2009 at $71,375 and is now $1,170 (1.64%) lower. From a post peak low of $66,385 in 2012, real median family income for Rochester has now grown by $3,820 (5.75%).

Real Median Family Income: Rochester, New York, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Rochester

Date US New York Rochester
2015 $68,260 $73,854 $70,205
2014 $65,986 $71,197 $66,442
2013 $65,153 $71,721 $67,547
2012 $64,548 $70,606 $66,385
2011 $64,766 $70,454 $67,926
2010 $65,888 $71,637 $68,112
2009 $67,476 $73,894 $71,375
2008 $69,756 $74,722 $71,007
2007 $69,929 $73,849 $71,337
2006 $68,801 $73,047 $70,330
2005 $67,761 $72,438 $70,421

Rochester Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Rochester was $29,608 in 2015. Compared to the median New York per capita income, Rochester median per capita income is $4,689 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2016 per capita income data for Rochester will be released in September of 2017.

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Real Per Capita Income for Rochester New York

2015 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $29,979 +3.65% +6.30%
New York $34,297 +3.51% +6.18%
Rochester $29,608 +3.81% +6.50%

Trends in Rochester, NY Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Rochester is $29,608. Real per capita income peaked in 2005 at $29,757 and is now $149 (0.50%) lower. From a post peak low of $27,801 in 2012, real per capita income for Rochester has now grown by $1,807 (6.50%).

Real Per Capita Income: Rochester, New York, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Rochester

Date US New York Rochester
2015 $29,979 $34,297 $29,608
2014 $28,922 $33,133 $28,520
2013 $28,678 $33,084 $28,413
2012 $28,202 $32,301 $27,801
2011 $28,147 $32,332 $28,037
2010 $28,329 $32,625 $28,680
2009 $29,174 $33,853 $28,790
2008 $30,371 $34,442 $28,745
2007 $30,508 $34,163 $28,735
2006 $29,703 $32,944 $28,353
2005 $30,384 $34,174 $29,757