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What Bert Has To Say About Rochester Metro Area

Rochester is an important industrial and research center and Great Lakes shipping port. Commercial and industrial activity has a strong science and technology presence, led by the Eastman Kodak Company but also including Xerox, Bausch & Lomb and even GM’s hydrogen power research labs. The scientific and industrial legacy has strengthened a set of excellent arts, cultural and educational assets including the Rochester Institute of Technology and the University of Rochester. Scientists, aspiring scientists and science buffs feel quite at home in the area.


Large city - Northwestern New York on Lake Ontario See Local Real Estate
Country: United States
State: New York
County: Monroe County
Metro Area: Rochester Metro Area
Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
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City: Rochester
Zip Codes: 14609, 14621, ... 14 total
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 547 ft above sea level

Quick Facts About Rochester

    The unemployment rate in Rochester is 6.00 percent (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Rochester jobs have Increased by 0.61 percent. Learn more...
    Compared to the rest of the country, Rochester's cost of living is 17.80% Lower than the U.S. average. Learn more... or Compare Rochester's Cost of Living
    Rochester's population is 209,802 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -9.43 percent. Learn more...
    Average Commute time is 28 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn more...
    The median home cost in Rochester is $66,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.66%. Check out the homes in the area.
    Rochester public schools spend $26,442 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 11.9 students per teacher in Rochester. Learn more...

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There’s a whole other world out there!

I lived in Rochester the majority of my life thus far. Then, 5 years ago, I moved to Syracuse and found it to be worse. So eventually I made my way to Seattle and now I... (Read More)



Unaware of the Poverty Rate

I commuted to Rochester, NY initially to visit a friend close to a decade ago and never left. When I first moved here, I was uneducated, had very little skills outside... (Read More)



Me too

I was born and raised in Rochester, NY. Loved it! (B ut I don't miss thge climate!) Marv... (Read More)



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