Rochester, New York

Geography and Population
– Coordinates: 43°9′56″N 77°36′41″W / 43.16556°N 77.61139°W / 43.16556; -77.61139
– Land area: 37.17 sqmi (96.27 km)
– Water area: 1.41 sqmi (3.65 km)
– Highest elevation: 702 ft (214 m)
– Lowest elevation: 230 ft (70 m)
– City population (2020): 211,328
– City rank: US: 108th NY: 10th
– Population density: 5,909.45/sqmi (2,281.62/km)
– Urban population: 704,327 (US: 62nd)
– Urban population density: 2,413.5/sqmi (931.9/km)

History and Industries
– Founded by English-Puritan-descended immigrants in the late 18th century
– Colonel Nathaniel Rochester, Major Charles Carroll, and Colonel William Fitzhugh Jr. purchased land in 1803
– Village of Rochesterville established in 1817
– Rochesterville became known as Rochester in 1823
– Erie Canal aqueduct completed in 1823, connecting Rochester to the Hudson River
– Rochester known for flour production and floriculture
– Home to companies such as Eastman Kodak, Xerox, Bausch & Lomb, Wegmans, Gannett, Paychex, and Western Union
– Region became a global center for science, technology, and research and development
– Presence of internationally renowned universities, including the University of Rochester and Rochester Institute of Technology
– Schools and colleges play a large role in the city’s economy

Culture and Attractions
– Eastman School of Music and Rochester International Jazz Festival anchor vibrant music industry
– Museums such as The Strong National Museum of Play and the George Eastman Museum
– Ranked highly in terms of livability and quality of life
– Low cost of living, highly ranked public schools, and low unemployment rate
– Global city with sufficiency status according to the Globalization and World Cities Research Network

– Various neighborhoods including the 19th Ward, Beechwood, Corn Hill, Highland Park, and Park Avenue
– Other recognized communities include North Winton Village, South Wedge, Swillburg, and Upper Monroe
– Downtown Rochester offers living spaces
– The 19th Ward is a southwest neighborhood known as Urban by Choice
– Browncroft is a neighborhood built on the former nursery grounds of the Brown Brothers nursery

Race, Religion, and Crime
– Racial composition: White, Black or African American, Hispanic or Latino, Asian
– Rochester has become a major center for immigration, particularly from Eastern and Southeastern Europe, sub-Saharan Africa, and the Caribbean
– Rochester has one of the largest Bhutanese and Nepalese communities in the United States
– Various religious congregations, including Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, and Buddhist temples
– Crime statistics, including violent crimes, personal crimes, property crimes, and murder rates in different years

Economy and Income
– Home to Fortune 1000 and international businesses like Paychex and Xerox
– Shift towards high technology and collaborations with academic institutions
– Median income for a city household and family
– Poverty rate in the city

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