Rochester Metro Area, New York 

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Population

1,080,653

+0.5% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.1%

Median Income

$52,717

Median Home Price

$138,833

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Large city - Northwestern New York on Lake Ontario. August, July and June are the most pleasant months in the Rochester metro area, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Rochester, NY Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
Arts and culture
Education
Cost of housing
Cons
Employment declines
Clouds and rain
Snow

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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Country: United States
State: New York
County:
Metro Area: Rochester Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning liberal
City: Rochester, Greece, 140 total
Zip Codes: 14580, 14609, 14450, 14624, 14612, 14621, 14534, 14626, 14606, 14424, 110 total
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 547 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Rochester Metro Area is 4.1% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Rochester Metro Area jobs have increased by 0.9%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Rochester Metro Area's cost of living is 14.8% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Rochester Metro Area's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
The Rochester metro area voted Democratic in the last three Presidential elections, after voting Republican in 2000 and 2004. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Rochester Metro Area's population is 1,080,653 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 0.5%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 21.3 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Rochester Metro Area is Real Estate: $138,833. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 1.5%.

SCHOOLS
Rochester Metro Area public schools spend $20,217 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 11.5 students per teacher in Rochester Metro Area. More Education



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Housing Market in Rochester

It's a good time to buy in Rochester. Home Appreciation is up 1.5% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Rochester is $138,833.

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ZIP CODES IN ROCHESTER METRO AREA, NEW YORK
14580, 14609, 14450, 14624, 14612, 14621, 14534, 14626, 14606, 14424, 110 total

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