Located in the Genesee Valley and Finger Lakes areas of upstate New York, the greater Rochester community is rich in natural and human resources. Our legacy is one of social progress as illustrated by the struggles against slavery and for the rights of women. Our economic history has largely been one of innovation and prosperity.
Today, we face a great transition as manufacturing gives way to a less certain and more diverse economy. As this transition creates economic challenges, we are also faced with the test of providing for the physical and social well-being of our diverse community.
The Nine-County Regional Report Card aggregates data from more than 100 community indicators on the website and uses symbols, colors and arrows to provide a quick, at-a-glance overview of the well-being of the region. This data covers each of ACT Rochester's eight topic areas. Click on the picture below for the full report.
More than 1.5 million people live in the nine counties that make up this region (Genesee, Livingston, Monroe, Ontario, Orleans, Seneca, Wayne, Wyoming, and Yates). The County Report Cards, similar to the Regional Report Card, aggregate data from more than 100 community indicators on the site and use symbols, colors and arrows to provide a quick, at-a-glance overview of the well-being of the county. This data cover the topics of Children and Youth, Community Vitality, Economic Security, Economy, Education, Health, Housing, and Public Safety. Click the images below to download a comparison of all of the county report card results.