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Cost of Living in Rochester, New York

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Cost of LivingRochester, NYUnited States
Overall84100
Food95100
Utilities114100
Miscellaneous100100



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

Overall, Rochester, NY cost of living is 83.50.


Rochester Cost of Living SperlingViews

Rochester use to be great, but not anymore do your: I have lived in Rochester for over 45 years, it use ot be great but not anymore. All major employers have either closed, relocated, gone bankrupt, or downsized. Gone... (read more)re: Moving to Rochester soon - 3/1/2011: If the 30k is after tax - very do-able. Before tax; it's more difficult. Utilities are ~$120 a month for me - less in spring and fall when AC/Natural Gas Heater isn't... (read more)re: Moving to Rochester soon - 3/1/2011: Hi Cherise, This may be too little, too late for you, but I thought I'd throw in my two cents. I just moved from Rochester for work out to Utah, and I have some... (read more)Have an opinion about Rochester? Leave a commentTo See All SperlingViews for Rochester Click Here