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Rochester, New York Population 208,880

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Capital City:
Albany
State FLower:
Rose
State Bird:
Bluebird
State #11 Admitted to Union:
July 26, 1788

People Facts New York USA
Population, 2010 19,378,102 308,745,538
Population, 2000 18,976,457 281,421,906
Persons under 18 years, percent, 2011 21.8% 23.7%
Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2011 14.1% 13.3%
Female persons, percent, 2011 51.5% 50.8%
White persons, percent, 2011 71.2% 78.1%
Black persons, percent, 2011 17.5% 13.1%
White persons not Hispanic, percent, 2011 57.6% 63.4%
High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+, 2006-2010 84.6% 85.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+, 2006-2010 32.5% 27.9%
Housing units, 2011 8,119,364 132,312,404
Homeownership rate, 2006-2010 54.8% 66.6%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2006-2010 $301,000 $188,400
Households, 2006-2010 7,215,687 114,235,996
Per capita money income in past 12 months (2010 dollars) 2006-2010 $31,796 $27,334
Median household income 2006-2010 $56,951 $51,914
Persons below poverty level, percent, 2006-2010 14.5% 13.8%
Business Facts
Private nonfarm establishments, 2010 521,537 7,396,628
Private nonfarm employment, 2010 7,369,731 111,970,095
Nonemployer establishments, 2010 1,596,899 22,110,628
Total number of firms, 2007 1,956,733 27,092,908
Women-owned firms, percent, 2007 30.4% 28.8%
Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000) 162,720,173 5,338,306,501
Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000) 313,461,904 4,174,286,516
Retail sales, 2007 ($1000) 230,718,065 3,917,663,456
Retail sales per capita, 2007 $11,879 $12,990
Geography Facts
Land area in square miles, 2010 47,126.40 3,531,905.43
Persons per square mile, 2010 411.2 87.4



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