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  1. Public Schools
    A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    A-
  4. Nightlife
    B+
  5. Good for Families
    A+
  6. Diversity
    B
  7. Jobs
    A
  8. Weather
    C-
  9. Cost of Living
    C+
  10. Health & Fitness
    A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    A-
Pittsford is a suburb of Rochester with a population of 29,507. Pittsford is in Monroe County and is one of the best places to live in New York. Living in Pittsford offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Pittsford there are a lot of coffee shops and parks. Many young professionals and retirees live in Pittsford and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Pittsford are highly rated.
About Pittsford...
Population
29,507

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$270,400
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,167
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    13%
  • Own
    87%
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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
    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
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Residents

Diversity
B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    13%
  • 25-34 years
    6%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    19%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    40%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    33%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    17%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    8%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    2%
    13%

Working in Pittsford

Jobs
A
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$110,544
National
$55,322
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Pittsford Reviews

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Well, I wish the traffic conditions were better in the sense of filling in potholes that have been there for years, as well as just paving the roads more in general. In addition, any construction project that takes place, even for a very small building, takes years and years to build. The schooling is amazing, however the taxes and affordability overall is pretty expensive, no matter where you go. I feel there should also be more more restaurants nearby, due to the selection in Pittsford being very limited. Many people, including me, have wanted a local diner in Pittsford for years, but no one has stepped up to the plate yet. Overall though, other than those minor grievences, I feel Pittsford is an outstanding place to grow up in.
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Pittsford is a beautiful and safe town. The schools take great care of their students and there are many community opportunities for all ages. It is super family friendly with many parks and activities. The town is safe and public service is perfect! Amazing place to live!
I have been a resident of Pittsford, NY for the past 18 years and I wouldn't change this for the world. It has provided me with an incredible experience throughout early childhood and into my current young adult years. The support system available is an invaluable feature of the beautiful Rochester suburb. Educationally, the area pulls many young families because of the high standard for academics and excellent graduation outcomes for students. If given the opportunity, I will absolutely return to Pittsford to raise a family so my children can reap the benefits of the support and academic excellence this town has to offer. Pittsford exceeded expectations in providing me with the necessary building blocks for creating a strong foundation for my future success. I could not be more thankful to my parents for this opportunity.