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Gates
  • Suburb of Rochester, NY

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C+
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade B
  5. Good for Families
    grade B+
  6. Diversity
    grade A minus
  7. Jobs
    grade B
  8. Weather
    grade C minus
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A minus
  12. Commute
    grade A minus

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Gates is a suburb of Rochester with a population of 28,398. Gates is in Monroe County. Living in Gates offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Gates there are a lot of parks. Many young professionals and retirees live in Gates and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Gates are above average.

About

About Gates...
Population
28,398

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$121,200
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$931
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    26%
  • Own
    74%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    116.3
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    38.8
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    38.8
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    232.7
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,358.5
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    144.5
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    20%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    10%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    16%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    33%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    32%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    10%
    national  12%

Working in Gates

Jobs
grade B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$58,838
National
$62,843

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