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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 $60,190 in 2018, the latest figures available. Rochester median household income is $7,654 lower than the median New York household income and $1,747 less than the US median household income. 2019 metro income data (including Rochester median household income) will be released in September of 2020. Median family and per capita income for Rochester are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Rochester New York

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $61,937 +0.21% +4.77%
New York $67,844 +2.06% +5.19%
Rochester $60,190 +3.14% +5.82%

Trends in Rochester, NY Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Rochester is $60,190. Real median household income peaked in 2007 at $61,301 and is now $1,111 (1.81%) lower. From a post peak low of $54,239 in 2014, real median household income for Rochester has now grown by $5,951 (10.97%).

Real Median Household Income: Rochester, New York, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Rochester

Date US New York Rochester
2018 $61,937 $67,844 $60,190
2017 $61,807 $66,476 $58,358
2016 $60,291 $65,829 $57,693
2015 $59,116 $64,495 $56,881
2014 $56,969 $62,512 $54,239
2013 $56,415 $61,942 $55,990
2012 $56,288 $61,851 $55,554
2011 $56,507 $61,815 $56,593
2010 $57,762 $62,496 $57,952
2009 $58,921 $64,128 $59,068
2008 $60,829 $65,510 $61,242
2007 $61,601 $64,968 $61,301

Rochester Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Rochester was $79,342 in 2018. Compared to the median New York family income, Rochester median family income is $3,969 lower. As with the median household income data, 2019 family income data for Rochester will be released in September of 2020.

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Real Median Family Income for Rochester New York

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $76,401 +0.94% +5.60%
New York $83,311 +1.52% +6.43%
Rochester $79,342 +7.95% +6.63%

Trends in Rochester, NY Real Median Family Income since 2005

At $79,342, the median family income for Rochester was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2018.

Real Median Family Income: Rochester, New York, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Rochester

Date US New York Rochester
2018 $76,401 $83,311 $79,342
2017 $75,692 $82,067 $73,502
2016 $74,360 $80,970 $74,622
2015 $72,348 $78,277 $74,410
2014 $69,978 $75,505 $70,461
2013 $69,134 $76,103 $71,674
2012 $68,512 $74,941 $70,461
2011 $68,763 $74,801 $72,117
2010 $69,953 $76,056 $72,315
2009 $71,663 $78,479 $75,804
2008 $74,083 $79,357 $75,412
2007 $74,267 $78,430 $75,762

Rochester Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Rochester was $32,706 in 2018. Compared to the median New York per capita income, Rochester median per capita income is $6,178 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2019 per capita income data for Rochester will be released in September of 2020.

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Real Per Capita Income for Rochester New York

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $33,831 +1.94% +6.47%
New York $38,884 +2.16% +6.97%
Rochester $32,706 +1.97% +4.22%

Trends in Rochester, NY Real Per Capita Income since 2005

At $32,706, the per capita income for Rochester was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2018.

Real Per Capita Income: Rochester, New York, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Rochester

Date US New York Rochester
2018 $33,831 $38,884 $32,706
2017 $33,187 $38,062 $32,074
2016 $32,573 $37,183 $31,813
2015 $31,775 $36,351 $31,381
2014 $30,672 $35,138 $30,245
2013 $30,431 $35,106 $30,149
2012 $29,934 $34,285 $29,509
2011 $29,884 $34,327 $29,768
2010 $30,077 $34,638 $30,449
2009 $30,984 $35,954 $30,577
2008 $32,255 $36,579 $30,528
2007 $32,400 $36,282 $30,517