About Rochester

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Greater Rochester is home to:

  • Wegman’s, America’s number one grocery chain
  • Constellation Brands, owners of Robert Mondavi, Ruffino, Opus One and over 50 other celebrated wine labels calls the Finger Lakes it’s home.
  • Kodak
  • Xerox
  • Bausch and Lomb
  • Paychex
  • University of Rochester Medical Center, ranked one of america’s top hospitals
  • 18 Colleges and Universities
  • 1 in the US for patent registrations
  • 95 Golf Courses

Rochester area population:

  • 1.2 million people
  • 37.7% of the population are college graduates
  • 32% work in science and technology related fields
  • 25% of graduates have degrees in business and administrative sciences.
  • 84,000 households earning an average of $100,000 per year.