Rochester, NY Population

By | June 24, 2019

Population: 219,773. Estimated population in July 2020: 211,091 (-4.0% change)
Males: 105,083 (47.8%), Females: 114,690 (52.2%)

Monroe County

Zip codes: 14604, 14605, 14606, 14607, 14608, 14609, 14610, 14611, 14612, 14613, 14614, 14615, 14616, 14617, 14618, 14619, 14620, 14621, 14622, 14623, 14624, 14625, 14626.

Median resident age: 30.8 years
Median household income: $27,123
Median house value: $61,300

Races in Rochester:

  • White Non-Hispanic (44.3%)
  • Black (38.5%)
  • Hispanic (12.8%)
  • Other race (6.6%)
  • Two or more races (3.8%)
  • American Indian (1.3%)
  • Other Asian (0.6%)
  • Vietnamese (0.6%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (10.9%), Italian (10.0%), Irish (9.6%), English (5.8%), Polish (2.7%), United States (2.2%).

Land area: 35.8 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Rochester

  • High school or higher: 73.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 20.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.0%
  • Unemployed: 10.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rochester city

  • Never married: 43.7%
  • Now married: 32.6%
  • Separated: 5.6%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 11.1%

7.3% Foreign born (2.2% Latin America, 2.1% Asia, 2.1% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: -11,516 (-5.0%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in Rochester:

  • GENESEE HOSPITAL (244 ALEXANDER ST)
  • HIGHLAND HOSPITAL (1000 SOUTH AVENUE)
  • MONROE COM HOSP (435 E HENRIETTA RD)
  • PARK RIDGE HOSPITAL (1555 LONG POND RD)
  • ROCHESTER GENERAL HOSPITAL (1425 PORTLAND AVE)
  • ROCHESTER PSYCHIATRIC CENTER (1600 SOUTH AVE)
  • ST MARYS HOSPITAL (89 GENESEE ST)
  • STRONG MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (601 ELMWOOD AVE-BOX 612)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Rochester:

  • GREATER ROCHESTER INTERNATIONAL (about 6 miles; ROCHESTER, NY; Abbreviation: ROC)
  • BUFFALO NIAGARA INTL (about 79 miles; BUFFALO, NY; Abbreviation: BUF)
  • ELMIRA/CORNING REGIONAL (about 87 miles; ELMIRA/CORNING, NY; Abbreviation: ELM)
Other public-use airports nearest to Rochester:

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.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Rochester:

  • ROCHESTER INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (Full-time enrollment: 11,426; Location: 1 LOMB MEMORIAL DR; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.rit.edu/; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • MONROE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 10,019; Location: 1000 E HENRIETTA RD; Public)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ROCHESTER (Full-time enrollment: 7,207; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.rochester.edu; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • NAZARETH COLLEGE OF ROCHESTER (Full-time enrollment: 2,351; Location: 4245 EAST AVE; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.naz.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
  • SAINT JOHN FISHER COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 2,136; Location: 3690 EAST AVE; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.sjfc.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
  • MONROE COMMUNITY COLLEGE-E KENT DAMON CITY CENTER (Full-time enrollment: 1,595; Location: 228 E MAIN ST; Public)
  • ROBERTS WESLEYAN COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 1,404; Location: 2301 WESTSIDE DR; Private, not-for-profit; Offers Master’s degree)
  • ROCHESTER BUSINESS INSTITUTE (Full-time enrollment: 726; Location: 1630 PORTLAND AVE; Private, for-profit; Website: www.cci.edu)
  • BRYANT AND STRATTON BUSINESS INSTITUTE (Full-time enrollment: 260; Location: 1225 JEFFERSON RD; Private, for-profit)
  • BRYANT AND STRATTON BUSINESS INSTITUTE-ROCHESTER (Full-time enrollment: 172; Location: 150 BELLWOOD DR; Private, for-profit; Website: bryantstratton.edu)
  • COLGATE ROCHESTER-BEXLEY-CROZER (Full-time enrollment: 107; Location: 1100 S GOODMAN ST; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.crds.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
  • CONTINENTAL SCHOOL OF BEAUTY CULTURE (Full-time enrollment: 81; Location: 633 JEFFERSON RD; Private, for-profit)
  • ISABELLA G HART SCHOOL OF PRACTICAL NURSING (Full-time enrollment: 62; Location: 1425 PORTLAND AVE; Private, not-for-profit)
  • ST BERNARDS INSTITUTE (Full-time enrollment: 46; Location: 1100 S GOODMAN ST; Private, not-for-profit; Offers Master’s degree)
  • SHEAR EGO INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL OF HAIR DESIGN (Full-time enrollment: 45; Location: 525 TITUS AVE; Private, for-profit)
  • TALMUDICAL INSTITUTE OF UPSTATE NEW YORK (Full-time enrollment: 27; Location: 769 PARK AVE; Private, not-for-profit; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • ROCHESTER GENERAL HOSPITAL SCHOOL OF MEDICAL TECHN (Full-time enrollment: 14; Location: 1425 PORTLAND AVE; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.viahealth.org/rgl/medical-technology)
  • ROCHESTER INSTITUTE OF DOG GROOMING INC (Location: 2070 E HENRIETTA RD; Private, for-profit)
  • NORTH STAR BIBLE INSTITUTE (Location: 1039 N GREECE RD; Private, not-for-profit)
  • BERLITZ LANGUAGE CENTERS (Location: 36 MAIN ST W; Private, not-for-profit)
Biggest public high schools in Rochester:

  • EDISON TECH & OCCUP EDUC CTR (Students: 1,887; Location: 655 COLFAX ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • EAST HS (Students: 1,881; Location: 1801 E MAIN ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • GATES-CHILI HS (Students: 1,687; Location: 910 WEGMAN ROAD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • GREECE-ATHENA HS (Students: 1,456; Location: 800 LONG POND RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • IRONDEQUOIT HS (Students: 1,429; Location: 260 COOPER RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • OLYMPIA SHS (Students: 1,397; Location: 1139 MAIDEN LN; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • GREECE ARCADIA HS (Students: 1,357; Location: 120 ISLND COTTAGE RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • JOHN MARSHALL H S (Students: 1,334; Location: 180 RIDGEWAY AVE; Grades: 07 – 12)
  • BRIGHTON HS (Students: 1,270; Location: 1150 WINTON RD S; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • JOSEPH C. WILSON MAGNET HS (Students: 1,127; Location: 501 GENESEE ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Biggest private high schools in Rochester:

  • AQUINAS INSTITUTE-ROCHESTER (Students: 885; Location: 1127 DEWEY AVENUE; Grades: 9 – 12)
  • MC QUAID JESUIT HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 843; Location: 1800 CLINTON AVE SOUTH; Grades: 7 – 12; Boys only)
  • NAZARETH SCHOOLS THE HALL THE (Students: 766; Location: 1001 LAKE AVENUE; Grades: PK – 12)
  • OUR LADY OF MERCY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 586; Location: 1437 BLOSSOM ROAD; Grades: 7 – 12; Girls only)
  • ALLENDALE COLUMBIA SCHOOL (Students: 462; Location: 519 ALLENS CREEK ROAD; Grades: PK – 12)
  • NORTHSTAR CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 453; Location: 332 SPENCERPORT ROAD; Grades: PK – 12)
  • BISHOP KEARNEY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 432; Location: 125 KINGS HIGHWAY SOUTH; Grades: 9 – 12)
  • HENRIETTA CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 166; Location: 1125 CALKINS ROAD; Grades: PK – 12)
  • THE NORMAN HOWARD SCHOOL (Students: 150; Location: 275 PINNACLE RD; Grades: 5 – 12)
  • ST JOSEPH VILLA SCHOOL (Students: 112; Location: 3300 DEWEY AVENUE; Grades: 5 – 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Rochester:

  • GATES-CHILI MS (Students: 1,266; Location: 910 WEGMAN ROAD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • THOMAS JEFFERSON MS (Students: 1,127; Location: EDGERTON PARK; Grades: 07 – 10)
  • FREDERICK DOUGLASS PREP SCHOOL (Students: 1,124; Location: 940 FERNWOOD PARK; Grades: 07 – 09)
  • JAMES MONROE MS (Students: 1,095; Location: 164 ALEXANDER ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • SCHOOL OF THE ARTS (Students: 1,071; Location: 45 PRINCE ST; Grades: 06 – 12)
  • GREECE-ATHENA MS (Students: 1,052; Location: 800 LONG POND RD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • APOLLO MS (Students: 1,045; Location: 750 MAIDEN LN; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • CHARTER SCHOOL OF SCI & TECH (Students: 1,044; Location: 690 ST PAUL ST; Grades: KG – 08)
  • SCHOOL 33-AUDUBON (Students: 1,038; Location: 500 WEBSTER AVE; Grades: PK – 06)
  • JAMES MADISON HS – EXCELLENCE (Students: 993; Location: 200 GENESEE ST; Grades: 07 – 09)
Biggest private primary/middle schools in Rochester:

  • HOLY CROSS SCHOOL (Students: 497; Location: 4488 LAKE AVE; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST PIUS X ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 433; Location: 3000 CHILI AVENUE; Grades: PK – 6)
  • SETON CATHOLIC SHCOOL (Students: 418; Location: 165 RHINECLIFF DRIVE; Grades: PK – 6)
  • SIENA CATHOLIC ACAD (Students: 378; Location: 2617 EAST AVE; Grades: 7 – 8)
  • ST. AMBROSE SCHOOL (Students: 374; Location: 31 EMPIRE BLVD; Grades: PK – 6)
  • MOTHER OF SORROWS SCHOOL (Students: 364; Location: 1777 LATTA ROAD; Grades: KG – 8)
  • SACRED HEART CATHEDRAL (Students: 350; Location: 311 FLOWER CITY PARK; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST JOHN THE EVANGELIST SCHOOL (Students: 294; Location: 2376 RIDGE ROAD WEST; Grades: KG – 8)
  • ST LAWRENCE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 277; Location: 1000 NORTH GREECE ROAD; Grades: KG – 8)
  • ST CHARLES BORROMEO SCHOOL (Students: 270; Location: 64 MAIDEN LANE; Grades: PK – 8)

Libraries

Libraries in Rochester:

  • ROCHESTER PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $13,904,992; Location: 115 SOUTH AVENUE; 1,159,950 books; 61,109 audio materials; 36,127 video materials; 3,144 serial subscriptions)
  • GREECE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,766,565; Location: 2 VINCE TOFANY BOULEVARD; 93,004 books; 4,503 audio materials; 3,530 video materials; 190 serial subscriptions)
  • IRONDEQUOIT PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,483,996; Location: 45 COOPER ROAD; 121,253 books; 8,004 audio materials; 6,665 video materials; 372 serial subscriptions)
  • BRIGHTON MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,329,896; Location: 2300 ELMWOOD AVENUE; 110,903 books; 9,661 audio materials; 4,775 video materials; 338 serial subscriptions)
  • GATES PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,142,630; Location: 1605 BUFFALO ROAD; 124,460 books; 5,487 audio materials; 7,085 video materials; 214 serial subscriptions)
  • HENRIETTA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $892,376; Location: 455 CALKINS ROAD; 91,152 books; 4,136 audio materials; 2,664 video materials; 263 serial subscriptions)
  • CHILI PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $675,047; Location: 3333 CHILI AVENUE; 70,781 books; 4,359 audio materials; 3,368 video materials; 445 serial subscriptions)