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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 $62,104 in 2019, the latest figures available. Rochester median household income is $10,004 lower than the median New York household income and $3,608 less than the US median household income. 2020 metro income data (including Rochester median household income) will be released in September of 2021. Median family and per capita income for Rochester are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Rochester New York

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $65,712 +4.21% +7.05%
New York $72,108 +4.39% +7.59%
Rochester $62,104 +1.34% +5.73%

Trends in Rochester, NY Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Rochester is $62,104. Real median household income peaked in 2007 at $62,411 and is now $307 (0.49%) lower. From a post peak low of $55,222 in 2014, real median household income for Rochester has now grown by $6,882 (12.46%).

Real Median Household Income: Rochester, New York, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Rochester

Date US New York Rochester
2019 $65,712 $72,108 $62,104
2018 $63,059 $69,074 $61,281
2017 $62,927 $67,680 $59,415
2016 $61,383 $67,021 $58,738
2015 $60,187 $65,664 $57,913
2014 $58,001 $63,645 $55,222
2013 $57,437 $63,064 $57,005
2012 $57,307 $62,971 $56,559
2011 $57,531 $62,936 $57,619
2010 $58,809 $63,629 $59,003
2009 $59,988 $65,289 $60,138

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Rochester Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Rochester was $82,078 in 2019. Compared to the median New York family income, Rochester median family income is $7,397 lower. As with the median household income data, 2020 family income data for Rochester will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Median Family Income for Rochester New York

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $80,944 +4.06% +6.92%
New York $89,475 +5.49% +8.54%
Rochester $82,078 +1.61% +8.04%

Trends in Rochester, NY Real Median Family Income since 2005

At $82,078, the median family income for Rochester was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Median Family Income: Rochester, New York, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Rochester

Date US New York Rochester
2019 $80,944 $89,475 $82,078
2018 $77,786 $84,821 $80,780
2017 $77,064 $83,554 $74,834
2016 $75,707 $82,437 $75,973
2015 $73,660 $79,697 $75,759
2014 $71,246 $76,872 $71,738
2013 $70,386 $77,482 $72,973
2012 $69,752 $76,298 $71,737
2011 $70,009 $76,157 $73,424
2010 $71,221 $77,435 $73,626
2009 $72,962 $79,900 $77,177

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Rochester Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Rochester was $35,147 in 2019. Compared to the median New York per capita income, Rochester median per capita income is $6,710 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2020 per capita income data for Rochester will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Per Capita Income for Rochester New York

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $35,672 +3.57% +7.57%
New York $41,857 +5.73% +10.57%
Rochester $35,147 +5.55% +8.52%

Trends in Rochester, NY Real Per Capita Income since 2005

At $35,147, the per capita income for Rochester was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Per Capita Income: Rochester, New York, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Rochester

Date US New York Rochester
2019 $35,672 $41,857 $35,147
2018 $34,444 $39,589 $33,299
2017 $33,788 $38,751 $32,655
2016 $33,163 $37,857 $32,389
2015 $32,351 $37,010 $31,950
2014 $31,228 $35,774 $30,793
2013 $30,982 $35,742 $30,695
2012 $30,476 $34,906 $30,043
2011 $30,425 $34,949 $30,307
2010 $30,622 $35,266 $31,001
2009 $31,545 $36,605 $31,131

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