New data released by the U.S. Census Bureau shows an increase in overall poverty rates and child poverty rates throughout the City of Rochester.
That’s according to information released by RMAPI, the Rochester-Monroe Anti-Poverty Initiative and the organization ACT Rochester.
The data, which covers a five-year period from 2013 to 2017, shows the overall poverty rate rose from 32.8 to 33.1 percent.
It also indicates that:
-Rochester’s child poverty rate grew from 50.5 to 51.9 percent.