Rochester, New York

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Population in 2012: 210,532 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -4.2%
 
Males: 101,003  (48.0%)
Females: 109,529  (52.0%)
Median resident age:  31.1 years
New York median age:  38.0 years

Zip codes: 14605.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $30,769 (it was $27,123 in 2000)
Rochester:

$30,769
NY:

$56,448
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,985 (it was $15,588 in 2000)

Rochester city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $74,800 (it was $62,100 in 2000)
Rochester:

$74,800
NY:

$280,900
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $110,099; Detached houses: $96,888; Townhouses or other attached units: $223,176; In 2-unit structures: $147,695; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $232,664; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $227,904; Mobile homes: $101,568

Median gross rent in 2012: $733.

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Rochester races chart
  • Black alone - 82,054 (39.0%)
  • White alone - 78,923 (37.5%)
  • Hispanic - 34,644 (16.5%)
  • Asian alone - 8,325 (4.0%)
  • Two or more races - 5,700 (2.7%)
  • Other race alone - 625 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 250 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 40 (0.02%)

Races in Rochester detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Rochester: 104.2 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Italian (9.2%), German (9.0%), Irish (7.9%), English (5.0%), Subsaharan African (3.0%), Polish (2.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1814

Land area: 35.8 square miles.

Population density: 5,875 people per square mile   (average).

Rochester,NY real estate house value index trend

Rochester, New York map

For population 25 years and over in Rochester:

  • High school or higher: 81.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.8%
  • Unemployed: 11.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rochester city:

  • Never married: 51.3%
  • Now married: 27.6%
  • Separated: 4.7%
  • Widowed: 5.0%
  • Divorced: 11.4%

19,374 residents are foreign born (2.4% Latin America, 2.2% Asia, 1.3% Europe).

This city:  9.2%
New York:  22.6%



According to our research of New York and other state lists there were 710 registered sex offenders living in Rochester, New York as of January 29, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Rochester to the number of sex offenders is 10 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,531 (3.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,046 (3.1%)

Rochester satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Manhattan, NY (249.9 miles , pop. 1,537,195).

Nearest cities: Irondequoit, NY (1.9 miles ), Brighton, NY (1.9 miles ), Gates-North Gates, NY (2.1 miles ), North Gates, NY (2.1 miles ), Gates, NY (2.2 miles ), Greece, NY (2.3 miles ), Henrietta, NY (2.7 miles ), Pittsford, NY (2.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1998: 22 buildings, average cost: $152,200
  • 2000: 27 buildings, average cost: $141,000
  • 2003: 52 buildings, average cost: $143,200
  • 2004: 68 buildings, average cost: $165,900
  • 2006: 40 buildings, average cost: $147,000
  • 2007: 29 buildings, average cost: $317,900
  • 2009: 11 buildings, average cost: $294,700
  • 2012: 15 buildings, average cost: $387,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 43.17 N, Longitude: 77.61 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +60,747 (+28.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 45,122 (51.9%)

Area code: 585

Rochester household income distribution Rochester home values distribution

Crime rates in Rochester by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 39404258365349504228413136
per 100,000 17.418.218.926.716.724.923.224.220.513.620.114.717.0
Rapes 1078410786911009212198979995112
per 100,000 47.838.248.239.542.247.043.558.547.747.248.644.952.8
Robberies 9369219721,1669341,0261,3321,0321,059846816755817
per 100,000 418.5418.3438.1536.0433.4482.2629.3499.3515.7411.6400.4357.0385.4
Assaults 5506186657247217951,1931,1471,1031,0711,2731,1481,104
per 100,000 245.9280.7299.7332.8334.6373.6563.7554.9537.2521.1624.6542.8520.8
Burglaries 2,7772,4592,4672,4972,7212,7582,6732,5822,8082,8993,4483,3842,978
per 100,000 1241.61116.81111.91147.91262.61296.11262.91249.21367.51410.51691.81599.91404.8
Thefts 10,4099,7199,8539,7739,5518,8267,9137,0447,0607,1307,6206,8497,683
per 100,000 4653.94414.24440.94492.84431.94147.83738.63408.13438.23469.03738.93238.13624.2
Auto thefts 2,4322,3152,8053,4383,1862,2442,4131,6511,262962752701622
per 100,000 1087.41051.41264.21580.51478.41054.61140.1798.8614.6468.0369.0331.4293.4
Arson 281N/A330319269265239204215186176177194
per 100,000 125.6N/A148.7146.6124.8124.5112.998.7104.790.586.483.791.5
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 590.0570.0606.0678.2628.9628.6690.7624.6605.2550.8603.3532.7546.1

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Rochester detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 879 (741 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.50
New York average:

3.23

Detailed articles:

    Unemployment in June 2014:
    Here:

    8.1%
    New York:

    6.5%

    Unemployment by year (%)

    Historical population

    Historical housing units


    Population change in the 1990s: -11,516 (-5.0%).
    Most common industries (%)
    Males Females
    • Educational services (8%)
    • Machinery (7%)
    • Accommodation and food services (7%)
    • Construction (7%)
    • Health care (6%)
    • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
    • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
    • Health care (21%)
    • Educational services (12%)
    • Accommodation and food services (7%)
    • Social assistance (6%)
    • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
    • Machinery (4%)
    • Finance and insurance (3%)
    Most common occupations in 2012 (%)
    Males Females
    • Building cleaning and pest control workers (5%)
    • Other management occupations except farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers (4%)
    • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
    • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)
    • Other production occupations (4%)
    • Engineers (4%)
    • Retail sales workers except cashiers (3%)
    • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7%)
    • Building cleaning and pest control workers (4%)
    • Registered nurses (4%)
    • Other management occupations except farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers (4%)
    • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (3%)
    • Health technologists and technicians (3%)
    • Other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, baggage porters, concierges, and child care workers (3%)

    Work and jobs in Rochester: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

    Average climate in Rochester, New York

    Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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    Earthquake activity:

    Rochester-area historical earthquake activity is near New York state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

    On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 172.7 miles away from the city center
    On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 183.5 miles away from Rochester center
    On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 214.7 miles away from the city center
    On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 211.1 miles away from the city center
    On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 212.3 miles away from Rochester center
    On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 183.3 miles away from the city center
    Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

    Natural disasters:

    The number of natural disasters in Monroe County (14) is near the US average (12).
    Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
    Emergencies Declared: 5

    Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Ice Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
    Rochester topographic map

    Birthplace of: Brodie Lee - Professional wrestler, Robert Frascino - Immunologist, Robert Agostinelli - Businessman, Walter Hagen - Professional golfer, Colin Delaney - Professional wrestler, Joe Simon - Comic creator, Geoff Reading - Rock drummer, Chyna - Wrestler, Cab Calloway - Musician, Geoffrey Giuliano - Biographer.

    Medal of Honor Recipients

    Medal of Honor Recipients born in Rochester: Douglas Thomas Jacobson, Gary B. Beikirch, George E. Sidman, Michael Crowley, William Thomas, Jr. Perkins.

    Main business address for: ZAP COM CORP (SERVICES-ADVERTISING), PAYCHEX INC (SERVICES-ENGINEERING, ACCOUNTING, RESEARCH, MANAGEMENT), PRO-FAC COOPERATIVE INC (WHOLESALE-GROCERIES & RELATED PRODUCTS), BAUSCH & LOMB INC (OPHTHALMIC GOODS), BIRDS EYE FOODS INC (CANNED, FROZEN & PRESERVED FRUIT, VEG & FOOD SPECIALTIES), MONRO MUFFLER BRAKE INC (SERVICES-AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR, SERVICES & PARKING), HOME PROPERTIES INC (REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT TRUSTS), PERFORMANCE TECHNOLOGIES INC \DE\ (PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARDS) and 6 other public companies.

    Hospitals in Rochester:

    • FINGER LAKES DDSO - MONROE DC (620 WESTFALL RD)
    • GENESEE HOSPITAL (provides emergency services, 244 ALEXANDER ST)
    • HIGHLAND HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 1000 SOUTH AVENUE)
    • LIFETIME ASSISTANCE, INC (58 BEAMAN RD)
    • MARY CARIOLA CHILDREN'S CENTER, INC (2245 ENGLISH RD)
    • MONROE COM HOSP (435 E HENRIETTA RD)
    • MONROE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Government - State, 435 EAST HENRIETTA ROAD)
    • ROCHESTER GENERAL HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 1425 PORTLAND AVENUE)
    • ST MARYS HOSPITAL (89 GENESEE ST)
    • STRONG MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 601 ELMWOOD AVE)

    Airports and heliports located in Rochester:

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    Amtrak station:

    ROCHESTER (320 CENTRAL AVE.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

    Nuclear power plants:


    R.E. Ginna . Westinghouse Electric Corp.Gilbert. Westinghouse Electric Corp.Rochester Gas & Electric Corp.Pressurized Water Reactor (PWR). Net Output: 470 MWe. Operable. Initial criticality: 11/1969. Commercial start: 07/1970..

    Biggest Colleges/Universities in Rochester:

    • Monroe Community College (Full-time enrollment: 14,295; Location: 1000 E Henrietta Rd; Public; Website: www.monroecc.edu/)
    • Rochester Institute of Technology (FT enrollment: 14,177; Location: 1 Lomb Memorial Dr; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.rit.edu/; Offers Doctor's degree)
    • University of Rochester (FT enrollment: 10,201; Location: Wilson Blvd. - Wallis Hall; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.rochester.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
    • Saint John Fisher College (FT enrollment: 3,373; Location: 3690 East Ave; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.sjfc.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
    • Nazareth College (FT enrollment: 2,632; Location: 4245 East Ave; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.naz.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
    • Roberts Wesleyan College (FT enrollment: 1,614; Location: 2301 Westside Dr; Private, not-for-profit; Website: WWW.Roberts.edu; Offers Master's degree)
    • Everest Institute-Rochester (FT enrollment: 770; Location: 1630 Portland Ave; Private, for-profit; Website: www.everest.edu/campus/rochester)
    • Bryant & Stratton College-Henrietta (FT enrollment: 580; Location: 1225 Jefferson Rd; Private, for-profit; Website: www.bryantstratton.edu)
    • Bryant & Stratton College-Greece (FT enrollment: 497; Location: 854 Long Pond Road; Private, for-profit; Website: www.bryantstratton.edu)
    • Continental School of Beauty Culture-Rochester (FT enrollment: 348; Location: 633 Jefferson Rd; Private, for-profit; Website: www.continentalnow.com)
    • Monroe 2 Orleans BOCES-Center for Workforce Development (FT enrollment: 144; Location: Rochester Tech Park, Building 9, 160 Wallace Way; Public; Website: www.monroe2cwd.edu)
    • Northeastern Seminary (FT enrollment: 122; Location: 2265 Westside Dr; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.nes.edu/; Offers Doctor's degree)
    • Shear Ego International School of Hair Design (FT enrollment: 110; Location: 525 Titus Ave; Private, for-profit; Website: www.shearegoschool.com/)
    • Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School (FT enrollment: 63; Location: 1100 S Goodman St; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.crcds.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
    • Isabella Graham Hart School of Practical Nursing (FT enrollment: 47; Location: 100 Kings Highway South; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.rochestergeneral.org/IGH)
    • Onondaga School of Therapeutic Massage-Rochester (FT enrollment: 47; Location: 302 N Goodman St Ste 200; Private, for-profit; Website: www.ostm.edu/)
    • St Bernard's School of Theology and Ministry (FT enrollment: 45; Location: 120 French Road; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.stbernards.edu; Offers Master's degree)
    • Sharp Edgez Barber Institute (FT enrollment: 36; Location: 758 South Avenue; Private, for-profit; Website: www.sharpedgez.com)
    • Empire Beauty School-Rochester (FT enrollment: 32; Location: 340 Elm Ridge Center Drive; Private, for-profit; Website: www.empire.edu)
    • Rochester General Hospital School of Medical Technology (FT enrollment: 28; Location: 1425 Portland Ave; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.rochestergeneral.org)

    Biggest public high schools in Rochester:

    Biggest private high schools in Rochester:

    • MC QUAID JESUIT HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 877; Location: 1800 CLINTON AVE S; Grades: 7 - 12; Boys only)
    • AQUINAS INSTITUTE (Students: 817; Location: 1127 DEWEY AVE; Grades: 9 - 12)
    • OUR LADY OF MERCY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 665; Location: 1437 BLOSSOM RD; Grades: 7 - 12; Girls only)
    • BISHOP KEARNEY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 491; Location: 125 KINGS HWY S; Grades: 9 - 12)
    • ALLENDALE COLUMBIA SCHOOL (Students: 447; Location: 519 ALLENS CREEK RD; Grades: PK - 12)
    • NORTHSTAR CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 290; Location: 332 SPENCERPORT RD; Grades: KG - 12)
    • CRESTWOOD CHILDRENS CENTER (Students: 179; Location: 2075 SCOTTSVILLE RD; Grades: PK - 12)
    • THE NORMAN HOWARD SCHOOL (Students: 140; Location: 275 PINNACLE RD; Grades: 4 - 12)
    • ST JOSEPH''S VILLA (Students: 106; Location: 3300 DEWEY AVE; Grades: 7 - 12)
    • HILLSIDE CHILDREN'S CENTER-ANDREWS TRAHEY CAMPUS (Students: 73; Location: 1183 MONROE AVE; Grades: 2 - 12)

    Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Rochester:

    Biggest private elementary/middle schools in Rochester:

    • SETON CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 444; Location: 165 RHINECLIFF DR; Grades: PK - 6)
    • SIENA CATHOLIC ACADEMY (Students: 367; Location: 2617 EAST AVE; Grades: 7 - 8)
    • ST PIUS TENTH SCHOOL (Students: 247; Location: 3000 CHILI AVE; Grades: PK - 6)
    • OUR MOTHER OF SORROWS SCHOOL (Students: 241; Location: 1777 LATTA RD; Grades: KG - 8)
    • ST LAWRENCE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 189; Location: 1000 N GREECE RD; Grades: PK - 6)
    • HOLY CROSS SCHOOL (Students: 186; Location: 4488 LAKE AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
    • GREECE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 184; Location: 750 LONG POND RD; Grades: KG - 8)
    • CHRIST THE KING ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 182; Location: 445 KINGS HWY S; Grades: PK - 6)
    • ROCHESTER CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 180; Location: 260 EMBURY RD; Grades: PK - 8)
    • ST ANDREW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 150; Location: 901 PORTLAND AVE; Grades: PK - 6)
    See full list of schools located in Rochester, map of school districts: ROCHESTER CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT, GREECE CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT

    Libraries in Rochester:

    • ROCHESTER PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $14,483,263; Location: 115 SOUTH AVENUE; 1,185,868 books; 3,285 e-books; 72,737 audio materials; 41,823 video materials; 25 local licensed databases; 13 state licensed databases; 5,620 print serial subscriptions)
    • BRIGHTON MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,823,559; Location: 2300 ELMWOOD AVENUE; 115,843 books; 11,191 audio materials; 7,502 video materials; 13 local licensed databases; 14 state licensed databases; 19 other licensed databases; 302 print serial subscriptions; 14 electronic serial subscriptions)
    • IRONDEQUOIT PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,746,249; Location: 45 COOPER ROAD; 114,784 books; 12,181 audio materials; 13,327 video materials; 13 local licensed databases; 15 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 230 print serial subscriptions)
    • GATES PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,228,028; Location: 1605 BUFFALO ROAD; 134,789 books; 7,489 audio materials; 10,498 video materials; 13 local licensed databases; 15 state licensed databases; 11 other licensed databases; 442 print serial subscriptions)
    • HENRIETTA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,087,185; Location: 455 CALKINS ROAD; 77,688 books; 5,171 audio materials; 4,616 video materials; 13 local licensed databases; 15 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 281 print serial subscriptions)
    • CHILI PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $969,403; Location: 3333 CHILI AVENUE; 84,159 books; 5,602 audio materials; 4,969 video materials; 15 local licensed databases; 18 state licensed databases; 173 print serial subscriptions)

    User submitted facts and corrections:

    • Rochester General Hospital has been closed for a number of years and is no longer operating as a hospital.
    • For largest private schools in the rochester area: http://harleyschool.org/
    • Home of Male Model Dan Bauman
    • For biggest private schools in Rochester: The Harley School (Students: 510; Location: 1981 Clover St; Grades: PK - 12)
    • Genesee Center for the Arts & Education 713 Monroe Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607 Classes in photography and pottery, darkroom and studio rental, exhibition opportunities, and urban youth programs. Call 271-5920 for photography and 271-5183 for pottery.
    • Genesee Hospital closed 2002 added by Maddy

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    Notable locations in Rochester: Genesee Yacht Club (A), Charlotte Yacht Club (B), Ontario Beach Park (C), Genesee Dock (D), Genesee Valley Park Golf Course (E), Durand Eastman Golf Course (F), Fauver Stadium (G), Dandelion Square (H), Wilson Quadrangle (I), Eastman Quadrangle (J), Monroe County Parks Arboretum (K), Ellwanger Garden (L), Warner Castle (M), Susan B Anthony House (N), Rochester Historical Society (O), Landmark Society of Western New York (P), Hervey Ely House (Q), George Eastman House (R), Campbell - Whittlesey House (S), University Business Center (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Shopping Centers: Westridge Shopping Center (1), Waring Plaza Shopping Center (2), North Park Plaza Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Main business address in Rochester include: BAUSCH & LOMB INC (A), MONRO MUFFLER BRAKE INC (B), HOME PROPERTIES INC (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in Rochester include: Nazareth Convent (A), Interfaith Chapel (B), Abundant Life Faith Ministry (C), Abundant Life Ministries (D), Adams Street Church of God (E), Aenon Baptist Church (F), Ahmadiyya Movement in Islam (G), All Souls United Church of Religious Science (H), Antioch Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Riverside Cemetery (1), Mount Hope Cemetery (2), Beth Hamedresh Hagodel Cemetery (3), Brighton Cemetery (4), Charlotte Cemetery (5), Rapids Cemetery (6), Saint Casimirs Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Lakes and reservoirs: Lake Riley (A), Durand Lake (B), Eastman Lake (C), Cobbs Hill Reservoir (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Creeks: Red Creek (A), Hobbie Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Parks in Rochester include: Jones Square (1), Seneca Park (2), Teoronto Block Historic District (3), Pulaski Park (4), Highland Park (5), Maplewood Park (6), Genesee Valley Park (7), Edgerton Park (8), Durand Eastman Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Tourist attractions: Charlotte Genesee Lighthouse Historical Socity Inc (Museums; 70 Lighthouse Street) (1), Campbell-Whittlesey House (Museums; 123 Fitzhugh Street South) (2), Creative Workshop (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 500 University Avenue) (3), Dryden Theatre at George Eastman House (Historical Places & Services; 900 East Avenue) (4), Clubhouse Fun Center (Amusement & Theme Parks; 70 Jay Scutti Boulevard) (5), Center at High Falls (Amusement & Theme Parks; 60 Browns Race) (6), Convention Bureau (45 East Avenue) (7), Bob King Magic (Arcades & Amusements; 304 Suburban Court) (8), Executive Express (Tours & Charters; 165 Christian Ave) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

    Hotels: Crowne Plaza Hotel (70 State Street) (1), Courtyard by Marriott (400 Paddy Creek Circle) (2), Dartmouth House Bed & Breakfast (215 Dartmouth Street) (3), A B & B at Dartmouth House (215 Dartmouth Street) (4), Clarion Hotel Riverside (120 Main Street East) (5), Comfort Suites Rochester (2085 Hylan Drive) (6), Best Western Diplomat Hotel (1956 Lyell Avenue) (7), Courtyard by Marriott - Penfield (1000 Linden Park) (8), COMFORT INN WEST (1501 Ridge Road West) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

    Courts: New York State - Commission On Judicial Conduct- Correctional Services Department Of Albion Corr (470 Ford Street) (1), Greece Town - Court (10 Cedarfield Commons) (2), New York State - Courts Appellate Division Fourth Dept- Seventh Judicial Dist (161 Hall Of Justice) (3), New York State - Courts Appellate Division Fourth Dept- Seventh Judicial District- Court Secu (Hall Of Justice) (4), U S Government - Courts- District Court- District Court Clerk (USCourthouse) (5), Ada-Ridge Court (1311 Long Pond Road Apt 210) (6), Center For Dispute Settlement - Family Court (Hall Of Justice) (7), Rochester City - Economic Development Department- Parking Garages- Court Street Ga (194 Court Street) (8), U S Government - Chambers Of The Honorable John C Ninfo Ii- Courts- Bankruptcy C (100 State Street) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

    Monroe County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

    Air pollution and air quality trends
    (lower is better)

    Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 69.2. This is about average.

    City:

    69.2
    U.S.:

    74.2

    Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.208. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

    City:

    0.208
    U.S.:

    0.303

    Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2011 was 8.16. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

    City:

    8.16
    U.S.:

    6.58

    Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.04. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

    City:

    1.04
    U.S.:

    1.93

    Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 27.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

    City:

    27.9
    U.S.:

    32.0

    Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.61. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

    City:

    8.61
    U.S.:

    9.14

    Drinking water stations with addresses in Rochester and their reported violations in the past:

    J WARREN CUTLER SCOUT RESERV (Address: 474 EAST AVENUE , Population served: 1,300, Groundwater):
    Past monitoring violations:
    • One routine major monitoring violation
    • One minor monitoring violation
    MASSAWEPIE SCOUT CAMPS (Population served: 600, Groundwater):
    Past monitoring violations:
    • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-08-2008), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-08-2008), St Compliance achieved (NOV-10-2008)
    • 4 routine major monitoring violations
    • 2 minor monitoring violations
    • One regular monitoring violation
    EAGLE ISLAND HOMEOWNERS ASSOC (Population served: 200, Surface water):
    Past health violations:
    • Failure to Filter (SWTR) - In OCT-07-2011. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-09-2011), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-09-2011), St Compliance achieved (DEC-12-2011), St Public Notif received (DEC-12-2011)
    • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (AUG-29-2011), St Public Notif requested (AUG-29-2011), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-29-2011), St Public Notif received (SEP-06-2011), St Compliance achieved (SEP-24-2011)
    Past monitoring violations:
    • 2 routine major monitoring violations
    • 2 regular monitoring violations
    LLYELTON DRIVE (Population served: 45, Groundwater):
    Past monitoring violations:
    • One regular monitoring violation

    Drinking water stations with addresses in Rochester that have no violations reported:

    • NATIONAL RAILWAY MUSEUM (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
    • CROWDERS (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
    Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 31.6%
    (18.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 39.5% for Black residents, 42.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
    Average household size:
    This city:  2.3 people
    New York:  2.6 people

    Percentage of family households:
    This city:  50.2%
    Whole state:  63.5%

    Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
    This city:  10.1%
    Whole state:  6.8%

    Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
    • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
    • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

    People in group quarters in Rochester in 2010:

    • 4,362 people in college/university student housing
    • 1,960 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
    • 1,086 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
    • 753 people in other noninstitutional facilities
    • 609 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
    • 537 people in group homes intended for adults
    • 315 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
    • 279 people in residential treatment centers for adults
    • 102 people in residential schools for people with disabilities
    • 92 people in correctional residential facilities
    • 72 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
    • 28 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
    • 3 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
    • 2 people in in-patient hospice facilities

    People in group quarters in Rochester in 2000:

    • 3,465 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
    • 2,556 people in nursing homes
    • 849 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
    • 822 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
    • 364 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
    • 274 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
    • 252 people in homes for the mentally ill
    • 177 people in religious group quarters
    • 172 people in other group homes
    • 139 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
    • 90 people in state prisons
    • 87 people in homes for the mentally retarded
    • 78 people in other nonhousehold living situations
    • 40 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
    • 21 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
    • 14 people in homes for the physically handicapped
    • 9 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
    • 8 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
    • 5 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
    • 4 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
    • 4 people in unknown juvenile institutions

    Rochester, New York environmental map by EPA

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    Rochester compared to New York state average:

    • Median household income below state average.
    • Median house value significantly below state average.
    • Black race population percentage above state average.
    • Median age significantly below state average.
    • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.

    Arenas or stadiums:

    • Blue Cross Arena. Rochester Knighthawks (NLL).
    • War Memorial at Oncenter. Capacity: 8,000.

    Banks with most branches in Rochester (2011 data):

    • RBS Citizens, National Association: 24 branches. Info updated 2007/09/19: Bank assets: $106,940.6 mil, Deposits: $75,690.2 mil, headquarters in Providence, RI, positive income, 1135 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
    • HSBC Bank USA, National Association: 15 branches. Info updated 2010/11/30: Bank assets: $206,009.7 mil, Deposits: $149,026.8 mil, headquarters in Mc Lean, VA, positive income, 474 total offices, Holding Company: Hsbc Holdings Plc
    • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: 12 branches. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
    • Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company: 12 branches. Info updated 2011/08/08: Bank assets: $76,887.1 mil, Deposits: $60,064.2 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 808 total offices, Holding Company: M&T Bank Corporation
    • Bank of America, National Association: 11 branches. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
    • First Niagara Bank, National Association: 7 branches. Info updated 2011/06/09: Bank assets: $32,750.6 mil, Deposits: $19,595.4 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 351 total offices, Holding Company: First Niagara Financial Group, Inc.
    • KeyBank National Association: Mount Hope Branch, East Main Street Branch, Pittsford Branch, Bausch & Lomb Branch, Irondequoit Branch, Henrietta Branch. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $86,198.8 mil, Deposits: $64,214.8 mil, headquarters in Cleveland, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1067 total offices, Holding Company: Keycorp
    • The Canandaigua National Bank and Trust Company: Chili Paul Plaza Branch, Henrietta Branch Office Branch, Rochester Bank Branch, Brighton Branch, Alexander Park Branch. Info updated 2006/12/12: Bank assets: $1,726.9 mil, Deposits: $1,563.5 mil, headquarters in Canandaigua, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 25 total offices, Holding Company: Canandaigua National Corporation
    • Northwest Savings Bank: Gates Branch, Greece Branch, Brighton Office Branch, Rochester Branch. Info updated 2009/11/23: Bank assets: $7,975.9 mil, Deposits: $5,985.6 mil, headquarters in Warren, PA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 172 total offices
    • 6 other banks with 10 local branches

    Fire-safe hotels and motels in Rochester, New York:

    • Best Western Rochester Marketplace Inn, 940 Jefferson Rd, Rochester, NY 14623 , Phone: (585) 427-2700, Fax: (585) 427-8504
    • La Quinta Inn, 1956 Lyell Ave, Rochester, NY 14606 , Phone: (585) 254-1000, Fax: (585) 254-1510
    • Best Western Inn At Rochester Airport, 395 Buell Rd, Rochester, NY 14624 , Phone: (585) 436-4400, Fax: (585) 436-6496
    • Comfort Inn West, 1501 W RDG Rd, Rochester, NY 14615 , Phone: (585) 621-5700, Fax: (585) 621-8446
    • Courtyard By Marriott, 33 Corporate Woods, Rochester, NY 14623 , Phone: (585) 292-1000, Fax: (585) 292-0905
    • Hampton Inn Rochester South, 717 E Henrietta Rd, Rochester, NY 14623 , Phone: (585) 272-7800, Fax: (585) 272-1211
    • Holiday Inn Airport, 911 Brooks Ave, Rochester, NY 14624 , Phone: (585) 328-6000, Fax: (585) 328-1012
    • Doubletree Hotel, 1111 Jefferson Rd, Rochester, NY 14623 , Phone: (585) 475-1510, Fax: (585) 427-8673
    • 33 other hotels and motels
    All 41 fire-safe hotels and motels in Rochester, New York

    Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

    School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

    Rochester travel time to work - commute Rochester mode of transportation to work chart

    Most commonly used house heating fuel:

    • Utility gas (80%)
    • Electricity (14%)
    • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)
    • No fuel used (1%)
    • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
    • Other fuel (1%)

    Presidential Elections Results

    1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

    1996 Presidential Elections Results

    2000 Presidential Elections Results

    2004 Presidential Elections Results

    2008 Presidential Elections Results

    2012 Presidential Elections Results

    Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

    Neighborhoods in Rochester:

    (Rochester, New York Neighborhood Map)

    Religion statistics for Rochester city (based on Monroe County data)

    Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 54.27%
    Here: 54.3%
    USA: 50.2%

    Adherents


    Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

    NameCatholic ChurchJewishUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)American Baptist Churches in the USA
    Adherents65.8%5.6%3.7%3.6%3.3%
    Congregations19.1%3.3%7.7%7.9%7.4%
    NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaEpiscopal ChurchLutheran ChurchUnited Church of ChristOther
    Adherents2.6%2.2%2.1%1.3%9.8%
    Congregations4.5%5.5%2.9%3.3%38.3%
    Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
    Tables represent county-level data.

    Food Environment Statistics:

    Number of grocery stores: 175
    Monroe County:

    2.39 / 10,000 pop.
    New York:

    4.13 / 10,000 pop.
    Number of supercenters and club stores: 7
    This county:

    0.10 / 10,000 pop.
    State:

    0.06 / 10,000 pop.
    Number of convenience stores (no gas): 70
    Monroe County:

    0.96 / 10,000 pop.
    New York:

    0.92 / 10,000 pop.
    Number of convenience stores (with gas): 170
    Monroe County:

    2.32 / 10,000 pop.
    State:

    1.68 / 10,000 pop.
    Number of full-service restaurants: 552
    Here:

    7.54 / 10,000 pop.
    State:

    8.82 / 10,000 pop.
    Adult diabetes rate:
    This county:

    7.9%
    New York:

    8.2%
    Adult obesity rate:
    Monroe County:

    26.4%
    New York:

    23.8%
    Low-income preschool obesity rate:
    This county:

    13.4%
    State:

    15.6%
    Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
    Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
    Financial Administration 104$438,323$50,57611$13,722
    Other Government Administration 202$869,799$51,67156$51,394
    Judicial and Legal 21$126,160$72,0911$2,927
    Police Protection - Officers 699$3,875,999$66,5410$0
    Police - Other 322$1,193,791$44,489152$101,979
    Firefighters 592$3,065,099$62,1300$0
    Fire - Other 33$154,916$56,3339$3,520
    Streets and Highways 86$393,654$54,9285$10,417
    Solid Waste Management 274$1,093,738$47,90129$61,954
    Parks and Recreation 138$493,937$42,951138$110,552
    Housing and Community Development(Local) 291$1,203,575$49,63213$13,787
    Natural Resources 15$56,918$45,5341$1,889
    Water Supply 135$549,471$48,84210$14,843
    Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 4,216$20,801,821$59,208836$1,494,835
    Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 2,204$4,566,021$24,860684$481,172
    Local Libraries 135$545,921$48,526227$195,195
    Other and Unallocable 163$619,411$45,60122$22,260
    Totals for Government 9,630$40,048,554$49,9052,194$2,580,446

    Rochester government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

    • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $30,729,000 ($145.96)
      General - Other: $25,993,000 ($123.46)
      Regular Highways: $21,798,000 ($103.54)
      Parks and Recreation: $5,136,000 ($24.40)
      Libraries: $984,000 ($4.67)
      Sewerage: $341,000 ($1.62)
    • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $501,699,000 ($2383.01)
      General - Other: $125,575,000 ($596.47)
      Police Protection: $66,927,000 ($317.89)
      Local Fire Protection: $42,629,000 ($202.48)
      Water Utilities: $22,423,000 ($106.51)
      Solid Waste Management: $22,033,000 ($104.65)
      Parks and Recreation: $14,807,000 ($70.33)
      Housing and Community Development: $13,655,000 ($64.86)
      Libraries: $12,654,000 ($60.10)
      Central Staff Services: $7,412,000 ($35.21)
      General Public Buildings: $6,616,000 ($31.43)
      Regular Highways: $5,690,000 ($27.03)
      Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $5,397,000 ($25.64)
      Financial Administration: $5,241,000 ($24.89)
      Judicial and Legal Services: $2,784,000 ($13.22)
      Parking Facilities: $1,836,000 ($8.72)
      Health - Other: $1,298,000 ($6.17)
      Sewerage: $671,000 ($3.19)
    • General - Interest on Debt: $9,184,000 ($43.62)
    • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Elementary and Secondary Education: $21,385,000 ($101.58)
      Financial Administration: $118,000 ($0.56)
    • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $14,048,000 ($66.73)
    • Total Salaries and Wages: $475,740,000 ($2259.70)

    Rochester government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

    • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $23,436,000 ($111.32)
      All Other: $8,660,000 ($41.13)
      Parking Facilities: $3,835,000 ($18.22)
      Housing and Community Development: $2,772,000 ($13.17)
      Parks and Recreation: $2,209,000 ($10.49)
      Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $1,434,000 ($6.81)
      Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $97,000 ($0.46)
      Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $56,000 ($0.27)
    • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $21,297,000 ($101.16)
      Highways: $12,392,000 ($58.86)
    • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $102,996,000 ($489.22)
      All Other: $20,157,000 ($95.74)
      Education: $1,698,000 ($8.07)
      Highways: $449,000 ($2.13)
    • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $31,124,000 ($147.84)
      Interest Earnings: $10,229,000 ($48.59)
      Fines and Forfeits: $4,727,000 ($22.45)
      Sale of Property: $1,316,000 ($6.25)
      Rents: $157,000 ($0.75)
    • Revenue - Water Utilities: $35,038,000 ($166.43)
    • State Intergovernmental - Education: $460,501,000 ($2187.32)
      General Local Government Support: $63,679,000 ($302.47)
      Highways: $10,443,000 ($49.60)
      All Other: $9,199,000 ($43.69)
      Health and Hospitals: $318,000 ($1.51)
    • Tax - Property: $162,348,000 ($771.13)
      Public Utilities Sales: $10,031,000 ($47.65)
      Other License: $4,806,000 ($22.83)
      Other Selective Sales: $795,000 ($3.78)
      Occupation and Business License, NEC: $315,000 ($1.50)
      NEC: $53,000 ($0.25)
      Amusements License: $17,000 ($0.08)

    Rochester government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

    • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $297,770,000 ($1414.37)
      Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $229,593,000 ($1090.54)
      Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $100,120,000 ($475.56)
      Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $31,943,000 ($151.73)
    • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $110,154,000 ($523.22)
      End of Fiscal Year: $104,930,000 ($498.40)

    Rochester government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

    • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $19,457,000 ($92.42)
    • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $102,413,000 ($486.45)
    • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $88,732,000 ($421.47)

    3.60% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($41,478 average adjusted gross income)

    Here:

    3.60%
    New York average:

    5.41%

    0.20% of residents moved from foreign countries ($786 average AGI)
    Monroe County:

    0.20%
    New York average:

    0.24%

    Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
    from Wayne County, NY  0.29% ($37,056 average AGI)
    from Ontario County, NY  0.26% ($43,953)
    from Livingston County, NY  0.18% ($34,082)


    4.34% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($48,386 average adjusted gross income)

    Here:

    4.34%
    New York average:

    6.26%

    0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($432 average AGI)
    Monroe County:

    0.07%
    New York average:

    0.10%

    Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
    to Wayne County, NY  0.29% ($44,012 average AGI)
    to Ontario County, NY  0.24% ($51,507)
    to Erie County, NY  0.16% ($35,945)

    Strongest AM radio stations in Rochester:

    • WHAM (1180 AM; 50 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
    • WHIC (1460 AM; 5 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: HOLY FAMILY COMMUNICATIONS)
    • WHTK (1280 AM; 5 kW; ROCHESTER, NY)
    • WXXI (1370 AM; 5 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: WXXI PUBLIC BROADCASTING COUNCIL)
    • WROC (950 AM; 1 kW; ROCHESTER, NY)
    • WLGZ (990 AM; 5 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
    • WWKB (1520 AM; 50 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
    • WYSL (1040 AM; 3 kW; AVON, NY; Owner: RADIO LIVINGSTON, LTD)
    • WACK (1420 AM; 5 kW; NEWARK, NY; Owner: PEMBROOK PINES, INC.)
    • WTOR (770 AM; daytime; 9 kW; YOUNGSTOWN, NY; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
    • WASB (1590 AM; 1 kW; BROCKPORT, NY; Owner: DAVID L. WOLFE)
    • WABH (1380 AM; 10 kW; BATH, NY)
    • WGR (550 AM; 5 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)

    Strongest FM radio stations in Rochester:

    • WDKX (103.9 FM; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: MONROE COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., LTD.)
    • WRUR-FM (88.5 FM; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF ROCHESTER B/CAST CORP.)
    • WKGS (106.7 FM; IRONDEQUOIT, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
    • WRMM-FM (101.3 FM; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
    • WCMF-FM (96.5 FM; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
    • WXXI-FM (91.5 FM; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: WXXI PUBLIC BROADCASTING COUNCIL)
    • WBZA (98.9 FM; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM ROCHESTER LICENSE, LLC.)
    • W238AB (95.5 FM; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
    • WZNE (94.1 FM; BRIGHTON, NY; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
    • WPXY-FM (97.9 FM; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
    • WDCZ-FM (102.7 FM; WEBSTER, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
    • WJZR (105.9 FM; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: NORTH COAST RADIO, INC.)
    • WBEE-FM (92.5 FM; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM ROCHESTER LICENSE, LLC.)
    • WBBF-FM (93.3 FM; FAIRPORT, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM ROCHESTER LICENSE, LLC.)
    • WIRQ (104.7 FM; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: WEST IRONDEQUOIT CENTRAL SCHOOL DST.)
    • WZXV (99.7 FM; PALMYRA, NY; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF FINGER LAKES, INC.)
    • WVOR-FM (100.5 FM; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
    • WBER (90.5 FM; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: MONROE B.O.C.E.S. #1)
    • WMJQ (105.5 FM; BROCKPORT, NY; Owner: CANANDAIGUA BROADCASTING, INC.)
    • WCIY (88.9 FM; CANANDAIGUA, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)

    TV broadcast stations around Rochester:

    • WBXO-LP (Channel 15; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: METRO TV, INC.)
    • WUHF (Channel 31; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: WUHF LICENSEE, LLC)
    • WOKR (Channel 13; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: CENTRAL NY NEWS, INC.)
    • WHEC-TV (Channel 10; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: WHEC-TV, LLC)
    • W42CO (Channel 42; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
    • WXXI-TV (Channel 21; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: WXXI PUBLIC BROADCASTING COUNCIL)
    • WROC-TV (Channel 8; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF ROCHESTER, LLC)
    • WAWW-LP (Channel 38; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
    • WROH-LP (Channel 47; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
    • WBGT-LP (Channel 40; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: WBGT, LLC)
    • WPXJ-TV (Channel 51; BATAVIA, NY; Owner: PAXSON BUFFALO LICENSE, INC.)
    • WGCE-CA (Channel 6; GREECE/ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: SALVATORE J. CATERINO)
    • W26BZ (Channel 26; VICTOR, NY; Owner: WBGT, LLC)

    Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

    See more detailed statistics of Rochester fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
    National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
    Number of bridges: 238
    Total length: 1,923 meters (6,309ft)
    Total costs: $980,860,000
    Total average daily traffic: 7,164,906
    Total average daily truck traffic: 208,272

    New bridges - Historical Statistics

    • Before 1900: 6
    • 1900-1909: 12
    • 1910-1919: 7
    • 1920-1929: 4
    • 1930-1939: 9
    • 1940-1949: 3
    • 1950-1959: 19
    • 1960-1969: 41
    • 1970-1979: 64
    • 1980-1989: 18
    • 1990-1999: 33
    • 2000-2009: 22
    See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Rochester, NY
    FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Rochester)
    FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 333 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
    FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Rochester, NY)
    FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 238 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
    FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
    FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 217 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
    FCC Registered Paging Towers: 36 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
    FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 40 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
    FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 1531 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Rochester)

    FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Rochester)
    FAA Registered Aircraft: 153 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
    Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
    (Based on 80 full and 1 partial tracts)
    A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
    Home Purchase Loans
    B) Conventional
    Home Purchase Loans
    C) Refinancings
    D) Home Improvement Loans
    E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
    F) Non-occupant Loans on
    < 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
    G) Loans On Manufactured
    Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
    NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
    LOANS ORIGINATED795$86,730504$85,759804$89,660318$12,60126$305,115198$64,4752$21,000
    APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED44$81,97740$91,425113$92,57544$12,7730$018$72,3890$0
    APPLICATIONS DENIED143$81,937101$69,238507$70,562416$13,0677$896,714123$53,3502$13,000
    APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN48$78,60465$81,631228$94,01344$24,4770$045$100,6890$0
    FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS18$68,61120$103,50091$97,0665$31,8001$525,00017$61,1760$0

    Detailed mortgage data for all 83 tracts in Rochester, NY

    Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
    (Based on 56 full tracts)
    A) Conventional
    Home Purchase Loans
    B) Refinancings
    C) Non-occupant Loans on
    < 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
    NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
    LOANS ORIGINATED127$94,90650$127,3600$0
    APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED41$86,07319$140,2117$49,857
    APPLICATIONS DENIED34$84,1478$100,8750$0
    APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN22$99,2272$227,5002$42,000
    FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$59,7501$64,0002$46,000

    Conventional Home Purchase Loans

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    2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

    • Fire: 2383
    • Hazardous Condition: 6807
    • Service Call: 102
    • Good Intent Call: 61

    Incident types - Rochester

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    Most common first names in Rochester, NY among deceased individuals
    NameCountLived (average)
    Mary4,96180.4 years
    John4,39274.7 years
    William3,37575.0 years
    Joseph3,22776.2 years
    George2,31676.3 years
    Charles2,31575.7 years
    Robert2,29670.5 years
    James2,26971.6 years
    Helen2,17080.8 years
    Frank1,99977.0 years
    Most common last names in Rochester, NY among deceased individuals
    Last nameCountLived (average)
    Smith1,25374.6 years
    Miller83277.5 years
    Brown68174.0 years
    Johnson65573.2 years
    Williams58471.8 years
    Jones44772.3 years
    Davis36573.8 years
    Wilson35174.2 years
    Thomas34373.6 years
    Clark32174.9 years
    Businesses in Rochester, NY
    NameCountNameCount
    7-Eleven6Kmart2
    ALDI1Kohl's1
    AMF Bowling3Kroger2
    AT&T13La Quinta2
    Abercrombie & Fitch1La-Z-Boy3
    Ace Hardware2Lane Bryant1
    Advance Auto Parts8Lane Furniture5
    Aeropostale2LensCrafters2
    American Eagle Outfitters2Little Caesars Pizza5
    Ann Taylor1Lowe's2
    Applebee's4Macy's3
    Arby's8Marriott7
    Audi1Marshalls1
    AutoZone7MasterBrand Cabinets9
    Avenue2McDonald's20
    BMW1Men's Wearhouse1
    Bally Total Fitness2Motel 61
    Banana Republic1Motherhood Maternity4
    Barnes & Noble2New Balance10
    Bath & Body Works4New York & Co2
    Bed Bath & Beyond1Nike41
    Ben & Jerry's1Nissan1
    Best Western1OfficeMax2
    Blockbuster6Old Country Buffet1
    Budget Car Rental3Old Navy2
    Buffalo Wild Wings1Olive Garden2
    Burger King10Outback1
    Burlington Coat Factory2Outback Steakhouse1
    CVS9Pac Sun2
    Carson Pirie Scott2Panda Express1
    Casual Male XL1Panera Bread4
    Catherines1Papa John's Pizza3
    Charlotte Russe1Payless5
    Chico's1Penske4
    Chipotle2Pier 1 Imports2
    Chuck E. Cheese's2Pizza Hut10
    Cold Stone Creamery3Plato's Closet1
    Comfort Inn3Popeyes1
    Comfort Suites1Quality1
    Cricket Wireless18Quiznos1
    Curves5RadioShack11
    DHL3Raymour & Flanigan3
    Days Inn1Red Lobster1
    Deb1Red Robin1
    Decora Cabinetry4Rite Aid24
    Dennys3Ruby Tuesday2
    Domino's Pizza7Rue211
    DressBarn2Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
    Dressbarn2SAS Shoes1
    Dunkin Donuts17Sam's Club1
    Express2Sears8
    Extended Stay America2Spencer Gifts2
    Famous Footwear3Sprint Nextel8
    Fashion Bug3Staples2
    FedEx76Starbucks7
    Finish Line2Subway25
    Firestone Complete Auto Care5T-Mobile21
    Foot Locker2T.G.I. Driday's2
    Ford2Taco Bell5
    GNC8Target3
    GameStop10The Limited1
    Gap2The Room Place1
    H&M1Tim Hortons15
    H&R Block22Toyota2
    Hilton3Toys"R"Us2
    Holiday Inn6True Value1
    Hollister Co.1U-Haul8
    Home Depot4UPS89
    Honda3Vans5
    Hot Topic2Verizon Wireless11
    Hyatt1Victoria's Secret2
    Hyundai2Volkswagen1
    IHOP2Walgreens6
    JCPenney1Walmart3
    JoS. A. Bank1Wendy's10
    Jones New York4Wet Seal1
    Journeys1World Gym1
    Justice2YMCA8
    KFC2

    Rochester on our top lists:

    • #3 on the list of "Top 100 cities with old houses but young residents (pop. 50,000+)"
    • #9 on the list of "Top 100 cities with oldest houses (pop. 50,000+)"
    • #32 on the list of "Top 100 cities with declining populations from 2000 to 2008 (pop. 50,000+)"
    • #46 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of renters (pop. 50,000+)"
    • #57 on the list of "Top 100 most racially diverse cities (pop. 50,000+)"
    • #65 on the list of "Top 100 least-safe cities (highest city-data.com crime index) (pop. 50,000+)"
    • #96 on the list of "Top 100 biggest cities"
    • #41 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2005 and 2006"
    • #49 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2006"
    • #50 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2004 Presidential Election, pop. 50,000+"
    • #67 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
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    Top Patent Applicants
    Top Patent Applicants
    • Ronald S. Cok (137)
    • Ronald Steven Cok (114)
    • Liang-Bih Lin (56)
    • David H. Levy (55)
    • Joseph A. Manico (47)
    • Carolyn R. Ellinger (41)
    • Christopher Parks (40)
    • John W. Hamer (39)
    • Pinyen Lin (37)
    • Jeffrey J. Folkins (37)

    Total of 5612 patent applications in 2008-2015.

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