Rochester, New York 

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Economy in Rochester, New York

Rochester has an unemployment rate of 6.2%. The US average is 3.9%.

Rochester has seen the job market increase by 0.8% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 20.4%, which is lower than the US average of 33.5%.

Tax Rates for Rochester
- The Sales Tax Rate for Rochester is 8.0%. The US average is 7.3%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Rochester is 6.5%. The US average is 4.6%.
- Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing Cost of Living.

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

  ECONOMYRochester, New YorkUnited States
  6.2%3.7%
  0.8%1.6%
  20.4%33.5%
  8.0%6.2%
  6.2%4.6%
  $21,055$31,177
  $32,347$57,652
  $36,793$70,850
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  0.1%1.3%
  0.1%0.6%
  2.9%6.2%
  10.1%10.4%
  1.8%2.7%
  11.7%11.6%
  3.0%4.1%
  0.3%0.9%
  2.5%2.1%
  2.3%4.7%
  1.9%1.9%
  5.5%6.7%
  0.0%0.1%
  5.6%4.3%
  11.7%9.3%
  22.3%13.8%
  2.0%2.2%
  8.6%7.4%
  4.8%4.9%
  2.9%4.8%
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    Reviews for Rochester    71 Reviews
    Great place if you can enjoy all seasons - 5/1/2019
    Moved here for a job at a defense contractor in 2017. One Negative - you have to find a way to make the winter a positive - get the right gear and and outdoor winter... Read More

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    if you do not like seeing the sun you will love it - 3/15/2019
    I lived in Rochester for 10 years. It is like going to a frozen wasteland. To imagine living there and to simulate the conditions crawl into your freezer and close the... Read More

    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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    ZIP CODES IN ROCHESTER, NEW YORK
    14609, 14621, 14620, 14611, 14607, 14615, 14619, 14610, 14613, 14605, ... 14 more

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