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City of Rochester Communications Burear


New data released by the U.S. Census shows Monroe County is aging and growing more diverse.

Between July 2010 and July 2012, the total population increased .4 percent to 747,813.

There are fewer children in Monroe County. The number of children under 18 dropped 3 percent to 163,317. The number of people 65 years and older went up 6 percent. The median age of residents ticked up slightly from 38.5 to 38.6 years. The national median is 37.4.

The number of white residents went up .1 percent to 582,417. The number of black residents went up .9 percent to 119458. The Asian population increased 2 percent to 25,505. The number of people of Hispanic origin, which can include more than one race, went up 4 percent to 57,150.

Links of the Day:

– The Senecas and the state could be close to ending their stalemate. Could a Rochester casino be part of the deal?

– Does Cuomo REALLY want campaign finance reform? I promise this is not a dry read.

– A downstate superintendent is retiring for ONE DAY only so he can collect his pension.

There are a lot of dead fish in the Erie Canal.

Brighton’s diverging diamond has reduced accidents. I hate it because it’s too highway-like for a regular road. Narrowing streets and slowing traffic also reduces accidents.

– Lockport refuses to name a park after a fallen officer and suggests her friends spruce up a fountain in her honor, instead.

– Anthony Weiner sounds like a very insufferable man in this New York Times profile.

Is forced fatherhood fair?

Meet Edward Snowden’s acrobatic, pole-dancing girlfriend.

One Response to Fewer Children, More Seniors in Monroe County

  1. June 15, 2013 at 12:00 am Alexei responds:

    I love the diverging diamond intersection on Winton Rd and 590. I used to avoid the area because of the traffic and stoplights and now it’s fast and efficient. And I don’t have to be as worried about resr ending traffic that is stopped just over the canal overpass.

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