Rochester, New York 

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Population

209,463

-1.2% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

6.2%

Best Places to Live in Rochester, New York

Large city - Northwestern New York on Lake Ontario
Pros
-Arts and culture
-Education
-Cost of housing
Cons
-Employment declines
-Clouds and rain
-Snow

Local Listings in Rochester, NY
 $59,999 
215 Curtis St
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 1001 SqFt
 $59,999 
215 Curtis St
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 1001 SqFt
 $84,900 
138 Argo Park
Bed 4 | Bath 2.0 | 1407 SqFt
 $79,900 
789 Thurston Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 1.0 | 1243 SqFt

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.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: New York
County: Monroe County
Metro Area: Rochester Metro Area
Political Ideology: Moderately liberal
City: Rochester
Zip Codes: 14609, 14621, 14620, 14611, 14607, 14615, 14619, 14610, 14613, 14605, 14 total
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 547 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Rochester is 6.2% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Rochester jobs have increased by 0.81%. Learn More...

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Rochester's cost of living is 17.50% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Rochester's Cost of Living

VOTING
Monroe county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Rochester's population is 209,463 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 1.19%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 20 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Rochester is $73,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 14.90%. Check out the homes in the area or Find top agents in Rochester

SCHOOLS
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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Housing Market in Rochester

It's not a good time to buy in Rochester. Home Appreciation is down -13.5% in the last 12 months. Browse Rochester Real Estate or Find top agents in Rochester

The median home price in Rochester is $73,700. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Rochester   71 Reviews
if you do not like seeing the sun you will love it - 3/15/2019
I lived in Rochester for 10 years. It is like going to a frozen wasteland. To imagine living there and to simulate the conditions crawl into your freezer and close the... Read More

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There’s a whole other world out there! - 4/28/2018
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 - 12/7/2017
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


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MAPS OF ROCHESTER, NEW YORK
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ZIP CODES IN ROCHESTER, NEW YORK
14609, 14621, 14620, 14611, 14607, 14615, 14619, 14610, 14613, 14605, 14 total

NEW LISTINGS IN ROCHESTER NY
$59,999
215 Curtis St
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$84,900
138 Argo Park
Bed 4 | Bath 2.0 |

$79,900
789 Thurston Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 1.0 |

$69,000
69 Roslyn St
Bed 4 | Bath 2.0 |

$60,000
208 Winchester St
Bed 3 | Bath 1.0 |

$80,000
109 Bedford St
Bed 3 | Bath 1.0 |

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