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Cost of Living

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Our cost of living indices are based on a US average of 100. An amount below 100 means Rochester, New York is cheaper than the US average. A cost of living index above 100 means Rochester, New York is more expensive.

Rochester, New York cost of living is 82.20.

Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
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  COST OF LIVINGRochester, New YorkUnited States
  Overall  82100
  Grocery  98.5100
  Health  103100
  Housing  36100
  Utilities  103100
  Transportation  108100
  Miscellaneous  106100

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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)



Rochester was such a wonderful city in ages.

I am a Rochester native who was born and grew up in Rochester (now I live in Washington, DC and have been in the process of moving back to Honolulu, HI). Rochester used... (Read More)



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