Rochester, New York 

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NEW YORK TOTAL CASES REPORTED

394,079

US TOTAL CASES REPORTED

2,666,889

updated daily at 9 AM PST
source Kaiser Family Foundation

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. August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Rochester, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Arts and culture
-Education
-Cost of housing
Cons
-Employment declines
-Clouds and rain
-Snow

 $44,900 
90 Ernst St
Bed 3 | Bath 1 | 1221 SqFt
 $329,900 
141 Browncroft Blvd
Bed 4 | Bath 4 | 3080 SqFt
 $54,900 
29 Webster Cres
Bed 3 | Bath 1 | 1024 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.


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QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale
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 0.8%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Rochester's cost of living is 21.6% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Rochester's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Rochester, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

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 1.2%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 20.1 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Rochester is $75,200. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -4.3%. Check out the homes in the area

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. More Education


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Housing Market in Rochester

It's not a good time to buy in Rochester. Home Appreciation is down -4.3% in the last 12 months. Browse Rochester Real Estate

The median home price in Rochester is $75,200. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Rochester   74 Reviews
History and Beautiful City with Culture - 6/8/2020
I have lived in the Rochester city area for 8 years. Moved from Texas and I love it here. The large amount of snow is really a plus for me and it hasn't lost it's... Read More

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HOW I LOVE ROCHESTER NY - 5/21/2020
I lived in Rochester NY for 4 years never no crime in Rochester just maybe 1 murder a week or half and the other place I lived was Newark NJ I got 4 cars stolen from my... Read More

Ok - 4/16/2020
I lived in Rochester. It is a pretty nice place. Its very safe. When we moved here, my daughter was starting seventh grade. She wears a hijab (head scarf) she was... Read More


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

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NEW LISTINGS IN ROCHESTER
$44,900
90 Ernst St
Bed 3 | Bath 1

$329,900
141 Browncroft Blvd
Bed 4 | Bath 4

$54,900
29 Webster Cres
Bed 3 | Bath 1

$79,900
586 Thurston Rd
Bed 5 | Bath 2

$237,500
102 Falkirk Pl
Bed 2 | Bath 2

$54,900
72 Felix St
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$232,500
2436 Browncroft Blvd
Bed 4 | Bath 2

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