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  1. Public Schools
    C-
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    C
  4. Nightlife
    A+
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    A
  7. Jobs
    C
  8. Weather
    C-
  9. Cost of Living
    B-
  10. Health & Fitness
    A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    A+
South Wedge is a neighborhood in Rochester, New York with a population of 5,051. South Wedge is in Monroe County and is one of the best places to live in New York. Living in South Wedge offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents rent their homes. In South Wedge there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in South Wedge and residents tend to be liberal.
About South Wedge...
Population
5,051

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$95,634
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$776
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    71%
  • Own
    29%
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South Wedge Rankings

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

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$36,227
National
$55,322
Families with Children
13%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    17%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    23%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    29%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    21%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    9%
    13%
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South Wedge Reviews

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Winters are brutal and summers are hot. We get intense winter storms, but we're pretty good besides that. You get used to the blizzards.
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We have a ton of local shops and local pride, as well as regional chains and local chains which are awesome. There's a big movement into keeping things local.
I genuinely love the food/club scene in Rochester but I'm sure a lot of people would beg to differ.