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Rochester
  • Town in New York

Report Card

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

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Rochester is a town in New York with a population of 7,177. Rochester is in Ulster County. Living in Rochester offers residents a suburban rural mix feel and most residents own their homes. In Rochester there are a lot of coffee shops and parks. Many young professionals live in Rochester and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Rochester are above average.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$248,100
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$788
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Suburban Rural Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    25%
  • Own
    75%
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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
    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 B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    9%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    18%
  • 65+ years
    22%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    18%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    16%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    25%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    31%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    10%
    national  12%

Working in Rochester

Jobs
grade B minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$57,801
National
$62,843

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