Rochester, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area NY Demographic Data and Boundary Map


Rochester, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area Boundary Map

Rochester, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,093,227
Daytime Population: Workers 528,145
Daytime Population: Residents 569,361
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,097,506
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.00
Population in Households 1,052,289
Population in Familes 816,729
Population in Group Qrtrs 40,938
Population Density2 335
Diversity Index3 44


Median Household Income $54,875
Average Household Income $75,659
Per Capita Income $31,029


Total Housing Units 479,528 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 288,360 (60.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 148,839 (31.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 42,329 ( 8.8%)
Median Home Value $140,677
Average Home Value $173,993


Total Households 437,199
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 271,889
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.17% 0.15%
Households 0.23% 0.19%
Families 0.04% 0.07%
Median Household Income   1.09%
Per Capita Income   2.38%