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Rochester
  • City in New York

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade C minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C minus
  3. Housing
    grade C minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade A+
  5. Good for Families
    grade B minus
  6. Diversity
    grade A+
  7. Jobs
    grade C
  8. Weather
    grade C minus
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B minus
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A minus
  12. Commute
    grade A

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Rochester is a city in New York with a population of 206,848. Rochester is in Monroe County. Living in Rochester offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents rent their homes. In Rochester there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Rochester and residents tend to be liberal.

About

About Rochester...
Population
206,848

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$83,100
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$848
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    64%
  • Own
    36%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    474.3
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    16
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    49.6
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    208.5
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    616.7
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,537.8
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    316.4
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    13%
  • 25-34 years
    19%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    11%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    11%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    14%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    29%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    26%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    20%
    national  12%

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