Rochester, New York 

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Economy in Rochester, New York

Rochester has an unemployment rate of 6.0%. The US average is 5.2%.

Rochester has seen the job market increase by 0.6% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 35.2%, which is lower than the US average of 38.0%.

Tax Rates for Rochester
- The Sales Tax Rate for Rochester is 8.0%. The US average is 6.0%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Rochester is 6.5%. The US average is 4.6%.

Income and Salaries for Rochester
- The average income of a Rochester resident is $19,180 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a Rochester resident is $30,784 a year. The US average is $53,482 a year.

INCOME BY POPULATION PERCENT

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  ECONOMYRochester, New YorkUnited States
  Unemployment Rate6.0%5.2%
  Recent Job Growth0.6%1.6%
  Future Job Growth35.2%38.0%
  Sales Taxes8.0%6.0%
  Income Taxes0.06450.046
  Income per Cap.$19,180$28,555
  Household Income$30,784$53,482
  Family Median Income$34,546$65,443
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting0.1%1.3%
  Mining, quarrying, oil and gas extraction0.1%0.6%
  Construction2.9%6.2%
  Manufacturing10.1%10.4%
  Wholesale trade1.8%2.7%
  Retail trade11.7%11.6%
  Transportation and warehousing3.0%4.1%
  Utilities00
  Information2.5%2.1%
  Finance and insurance2.3%4.7%
  Real estate, rental, leasing1.9%1.9%
  Professional, scientific, technical services5.5%6.7%
  Management of companies0.0%0.1%
  Administrative, support, waste mgt svcs5.6%4.3%
  Educational services11.7%9.3%
  Health care and social assistance22.3%13.8%
  Arts, entertainment, recreation2.0%2.2%
  Accommodation, food services8.6%7.4%
  Other services4.8%4.9%
  Public administration2.9%4.8%
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    Reviews for Rochester    70 Reviews
    There’s a whole other world out there! - 4/28/2018
    I lived in Rochester the majority of my life thus far. Then, 5 years ago, I moved to Syracuse and found it to be worse. So eventually I made my way to Seattle and now I... Read More

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    Unaware of the Poverty Rate - 12/7/2017
    I commuted to Rochester, NY initially to visit a friend close to a decade ago and never left. When I first moved here, I was uneducated, had very little skills outside... Read More

    Me too - 6/4/2015
    I was born and raised in Rochester, NY. Loved it! (B ut I don't miss thge climate!) Marv... Read More


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