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Rochester’s median household income drops 13 percent

From 1999 to 2014, Rochester’s median household income declined from $72,711 to $63,220 (in 2013-14 dollars), or 13.1 percent, according to a  Pew Research Center study based on U.S. census data and released on May 11. Median household income in metro areas nationwide declined by 7.4 percent over the same period. In the study’s rankings of 229 metropolitan areas by median income, Rochester fell from 72nd in 1999 to 174th in 2014.

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