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  1. Public Schools
    C-
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    C-
  4. Nightlife
    A+
  5. Good for Families
    C+
  6. Diversity
    B+
  7. Jobs
    C
  8. Weather
    C-
  9. Cost of Living
    C+
  10. Health & Fitness
    NG
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    NG
Park Avenue is a neighborhood in Rochester, New York with a population of 10,004. Park Avenue is in Monroe County. Living in Park Avenue offers residents an urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Park Avenue there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Park Avenue and residents tend to lean liberal.
About Park Avenue...
Population
10,004

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$160,003
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$955
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    80%
  • Own
    21%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    283
  • Murder
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500
  • Theft
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284
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Residents

Diversity
B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$62,249
National
$55,322
Children
4%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    26%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    34%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    21%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    13%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    13%
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I am lucky because I live in a very wonderful, diverse and privileged area in the city, where I am exposed to many cultures, but still get to benefit from access to suburban facilities, and well kept public parks and areas. I think where I live, and the areas around it could flourish wonderfully, and grow, if they were only given the chance, the funding, and the support from people with money who could make it happen. "White Flight" has segregated our city, pushed the property values down, thusly lowering tax revenue and indirectly defunding public schools, parks and programs. I would choose to live here again in a heartbeat, and plan to raise my children here. Living here gives you diverse exposure and perspective while discouraging racism, classism and stereotyping.
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The neighborhood is quiet, friendly and conveniently located to downtown and Wegmans on East Ave. It is also within walking distance to restaurants, cafes and independent retail stores.
The center of urban renewal, ParkAve has been the focal point in drawing the suburban residents back to city living.. so the culture, art, and entertainment is some of the best in all of western New York.