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New Rochelle is a suburb of New York City with a population of 79,067. New Rochelle is in Westchester County and is one of the best places to live in New York. Living in New Rochelle offers residents an urban feel and most residents own their homes. In New Rochelle there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in New Rochelle and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in New Rochelle are highly rated.

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About New Rochelle...
Population
79,067

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$575,300
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,534
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    49%
  • Own
    51%
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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
    69.7
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    11.4
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    43.1
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    44.3
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    881.7
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    39.3
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    11%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    18%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    24%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    21%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    19%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    20%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    16%
    national  12%

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