Collaborative Release of Poverty Data 2015-2017
Thursday, December 3rd, 2015

In December 2015, when the U.S. Census Bureau released its latest American Community Survey for the five-year period from 2010 to 2014, Rochester Area Community Foundation, ACT Rochester, and the Rochester-Monroe Anti-Poverty Initiative promoted the data through a joint-press release. Another joint-release was issued in December 2016.

In December 2017, the latest joint-release was released annoucing that Rochester continues to rank 4th in overall poverty among the nation’s 75 largest metropolitan areas and 1st in overall poverty, child poverty, and extreme poverty among comparably sized cities.