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  ECONOMY OVERVIEW
  

The unemployment rate in Rochester, New York, is 6.00%, with job growth of 0.61%. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 35.23%.

Rochester, New York Taxes
Rochester, New York,sales tax rate is 8.00%. Income tax is 6.45%.

Rochester, New York Income and Salaries

The income per capita is $19,180, which includes all adults and children. The median household income is $30,784.

  ECONOMYRochester, New YorkUnited States
  Unemployment Rate  6.00%5.20%
  Recent Job Growth  0.61%1.59%
  Future Job Growth  35.23%37.98%
  Sales Taxes  8.00%6.00%
  Income Taxes  6.45%4.60%
  Income per Cap.  $19,180$28,555
  Household Income  $30,784$53,482
  Family Median Income  $34,546$65,443
  ESTIMATED HOUSEHOLDS BY HOUSEHOLD INCOME
  Income Less Than 15K  25.73%12.55%
  Income between 15K and 20K  8.34%5.36%
  Income between 20K and 30K  14.88%10.42%
  Income between 30K and 40K  11.74%9.80%
  Income between 40K and 50K  8.82%8.80%
  Income between 50K and 60K  6.92%7.90%
  Income between 60K and 75K  7.60%9.93%
  Income between 75K and 100K  7.68%12.16%
  Income between 100K and 150K  5.56%13.01%
  Income between 150K and 200K  1.45%5.04%
  Income greater than 200K  1.29%5.03%
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  Management, business, finance  5.14%14.54%
  Engineering, computers, science  4.37%5.34%
  Community, social services  1.80%1.67%
  Legal  0.00%1.16%
  Education, library  0.77%6.13%
  Arts, design, media, sports, entertainment  4.63%1.91%
  Healthcare practitioners and technology  1.80%5.67%
  Healthcare support  2.06%2.51%
  Firefighters, law enforcement  4.88%2.23%
  Food preparation, serving  9.77%5.76%
  Building maintenance  11.57%4.01%
  Personal care  2.83%3.65%
  Sales, office, administrative support  21.08%24.36%
  Farming, fishing, forestry  0.00%0.73%
  Construction, extraction, maintenance/repair  20.57%8.24%
  Production, transportation, material moving  8.74%12.09%

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  ECONOMY COMMENTS
  
Time to bounce!!!
I have lived in Rochester all my life and I have had enough. My husband and I both work full-time and own our home. I am sick and tired of state mandates for... (read more)
killing ourselves to pay our bills
Rochester may be beautiful for it's changing seasons, but pretty leaves and fresh fallen snow don't pay our bills. Neither do our jobs lately either. The ever dwindling... (read more)
Dying City
I’m leaving. I was born here, left from 1995 to 2001 (joined the Navy) and came back. Big mistake! Rochester used to have a booming economy and the headquarters of... (read more)
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  GENERAL COMMENTS
  
Me too
I was born and raised in Rochester, NY. Loved it! (B ut I don't miss thge climate!) Marv... (read more)
Rochester was such a wonderful city in ages.
I am a Rochester native who was born and grew up in Rochester (now I live in Washington, DC and have been in the process of moving back to Honolulu, HI). Rochester used... (read more)
Rochester was such a wonderful city in ages.
I am a Rochester native who was born and grew up in Rochester (now I live in Washington, DC and have been in the process of moving back to Honolulu, HI). Rochester used... (read more)
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