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Rochester, located in Monroe County, is a city in New York State south of Lake Ontario in the United States. Known as The World's Image Centre,[2] it was also once known as The Flour City, and more recently as The Flower City. It is the county seat for Monroe County.
Rochester is at the center of a larger Metropolitan Area which encompasses and extends past Monroe County and includes Genesee County, Livingston County, Ontario County, Orleans County and Wayne County. This area, which is part of the Western New York region, had a population of 1,037,831 people as of the 2000 Census. As of July 1, 2005, this population rose slightly to 1,039,028, making Rochester the third largest city in New York State with a little over 208,000 residents.

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Stats about Rochester

Total Population: 219,766
Cost of Living
Median Household Income: $27,123
Median Home Value: $61,300
State sales tax: 4.0%
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