Census estimates for 2012 show the City of Rochester’s population stayed flat since 2010, with 210,532 residents. That’s good, showing we may have stemmed the tide. Buffalo and Syracuse showed populations declines of .7 percent over the last two years.
The Rochester suburbs showing the most growth since 2012:
- Riga 3%
- Webster 2%
- Henrietta 1%
- Parma 1%
- Penfield 1%
Census data released in March showed Monroe County registered a .5 percent gain, with 747,813 residents. Most of the growth was due to babies and immigrants.
Update: Some of you have asked about Ontario County. Farmington’s population has increased 4 percent to 12,395. The Town of Canandaigua’s population has increase 1 percent to 10,124. The Town of Victor’s population has gone up .9 percent to 14,444. The population of Ontario County has increased .4 percent to 108,519.
The data covers July 1, 2010 to July 1, 2012.