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
 $80,000 
547 Woodbine Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 1.0 | 1173 SqFt
 $80,000 
547 Woodbine Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 1.0 | 1173 SqFt
 $74,900 
345 Bernice St
Bed 3 | Bath 1.0 | 1356 SqFt
 $69,900 
60 Briggs St
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 1283 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%. More Economy

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


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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   72 Reviews
Great place if you can enjoy all seasons - 5/1/2019
Moved here for a job at a defense contractor in 2017. One Negative - you have to find a way to make the winter a positive - get the right gear and and outdoor winter... Read More

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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

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


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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 NY
$80,000
547 Woodbine Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 1.0 |

$74,900
345 Bernice St
Bed 3 | Bath 1.0 |

$69,900
60 Briggs St
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$85,000
170 Bock St
Bed 3 | Bath 1.0 |

$84,900
66 Willmont St
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$79,900
117 Winterroth St
Bed 5 | Bath 2.0 |

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