The greater New York City metropolitan area, which includes not only the city’s suburbs but also areas of New Jersey and Pennsylvania, was the largest source of migration to the Rochester metro area between 2010 and 2014, according to American Community Survey data released Tuesday by the U.S. Census Bureau. Other upstate metro areas and Boston constituted the top six sources of inbound migration. The 4,765 arrivals from downstate exceeded the total number of immigrants to Rochester from all locations worldwide outside the 50 U.S. states and Puerto Rico between 2010 and 2014, according to the census release.
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