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  1. Public Schools
    A
  2. Crime & Safety
    C+
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    A-
  5. Good for Families
    A
  6. Diversity
    B+
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
    C-
  9. Cost of Living
    B
  10. Health & Fitness
    B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    A-
Irondequoit is a suburb of Rochester with a population of 50,427. Irondequoit is in Monroe County and is one of the best places to live in New York. Living in Irondequoit offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Irondequoit there are a lot of bars and parks. Many young professionals and retirees live in Irondequoit and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Irondequoit are highly rated.
About Irondequoit...
Population
50,427

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$120,600
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$893
National
$949
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    22%
  • Own
    78%
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Irondequoit Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    93.6
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    27.9
    40.7
  • Robbery
    59.7
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    262.9
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,465.8
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    107.5
    284

Residents

Diversity
B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    14%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    21%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    14%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    21%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    29%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    29%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    13%

Working in Irondequoit

Jobs
B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$59,640
National
$55,322
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Irondequoit Reviews

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Irondequoit is a quite but friendly and diverse town. It offers a variety of fast food and upper scale restaurants and Clothing stores as well as entertainment and borders Lake Ontario with two nice beaches to choose from and a fun filled affordable family water park and amusement park. It's residents are always friendly and it's Patrons as well. It is convenient to get to and allows city residents to enjoy all of the wonderful places,beautiful parks with sceenic sunsets, landscape's and at times wild life. Its shores offer boaters docks and fishing and swimming to all who enjoy water sports and activities of summer!
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I am so lucky to have grown up in Irondequoit. As I prepare to move into college, I look back on my years here and am immensely grateful. While I'm more of a city girl myself, I still loved my time in the suburb of Irondequoit. It's very safe here and I was constantly surrounded by a community who supported me and my education. I went to Eastridge High School and was offered a stellar education (both academic and in the fine arts) within a diverse environment. Overall, I recommend Irondequoit to families and single people alike. It's safe, encouraging, and wildly entertaining.
If you're looking for a family-oriented place, a suburb with friendly elderlies, and welcoming young couples. Irondequoit is the place for you. With multiple job opportunities, a supermarket, small family-owned businesses, you'll feel right at home in Irondequoit NY, the heart of Rochester. The area is ridiculously safe with friendly and attentive neighbors nearby always there if you need a helping hand, but conservative enough where you never have to question your privacy.