Living in Rochester, NY

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Rochester SnackAbility

4
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
3/10
Housing
6
Affordability
6
Diversity
10
Safety
4
Amenities
10
Education
6
Commute
8.5

Rochester, NY Crime Report

8,651
Total Crimes
4,165.1
Total Crimes / 100k People
62.17%
Above National Average

Rochester, NY Cost Of Living

88
Rochester's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average

Rochester, New York Info Snack

Rochester (/rtstr/ or /rtstr/) is a city on the southern shore of Lake Ontario in Western New York. Rochester is the third most populous city in New York state with over 210,000 residents, and its metropolitan area has a population of nearly 1.1 million people.
Population
207,778
Unemployment
11.3%
Poverty
32.6%
Median Home
$82,000
Median Income
$33,399
Median Rent
$831

Rochester, NY Photos

Source: Public Domain

Rochester Articles

Rankings for Rochester in New York

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Map Of Rochester, NY

Population over time in Rochester

Year Population % Change
2017 207,778 -0.8%
2016 209,463 -0.4%
2015 210,291 -0.2%
2014 210,745 0.1%
2013 210,461 -0.1%
2012 210,624 -0.2%
2011 210,967 -0.2%
2010 211,457 -0.2%
2009 211,977 -
Crime/100k Rochester NY USA
Violent Crime 777.6 350.5 368.9
Murder 14.0 2.9 5.0
Robbery 248.4 93.1 86.2
Aggravated Assault 452.1 220.9 246.8
Property Crime 3387.6 1440.5 2199.5
Burglary 567.2 159.3 376.0
Larceny 2544.5 1214.0 1594.6
Car Theft 275.9 67.2 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Rochester

White
36.6% (76,054)
African American
38.2% (79,344)
American Indian
0.2% (518)
Asian
3.2% (6,637)
Hawaiian
0.0% (12)
Other
0.3% (548)
Two Or More
3.2% (6,610)
Hispanic
18.3% (38,055)
Race Rochester NY USA
White 36.6% 55.9% 61.1%
African American 38.2% 14.3% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 3.2% 8.2% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.3% 0.5% 0.2%
Two Or More 3.2% 1.9% 2.4%
Hispanic 18.3% 18.9% 17.8%

Household Income For Rochester, New York

Less than $10,000
13.7% (2,843,707)
$10,000 to $14,999
10.1% (2,101,030)
$15,000 to $24,999
15.3% (3,172,551)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.8% (2,656,348)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.8% (2,861,574)
$50,000 to $74,999
15.6% (3,239,672)
$75,000 to $99,999
7.8% (1,613,076)
$100,000 to $149,999
7.4% (1,530,985)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.0% (415,522)
$200,000 or more
1.7% (343,330)
Income Rochester NY USA
Less than $10,000 13.7% 6.7% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 10.1% 5.2% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 15.3% 8.8% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.8% 8.2% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.8% 10.9% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 15.6% 15.6% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 7.8% 11.9% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 7.4% 15.4% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.0% 7.6% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 1.7% 9.7% 7.0%

Gender in Rochester

Female
51.7% (107,483)
Male
48.3% (100,294)
Gender Rochester NY USA
Female 51.7% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 48.3% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Rochester for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
7.0% (14,544)
9-12th Grade
13.0% (27,011)
High School / GED
27.0% (56,100)
Some College
18.0% (37,400)
Associate's Degree
10.0% (20,777)
Bachelor's Degree
14.0% (29,088)
Master's Degree
7.0% (14,544)
Professional Degree
2.0% (4,155)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (4,155)
Education Rochester NY USA
< 9th Grade 7.0% 6.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 13.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 27.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 18.0% 16.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 10.0% 9.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 14.0% 20.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 7.0% 11.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 2.0% 1.0%

6 Reviews & Comments About Rochester

Overall User Rating
3.2
/5

Joshua Stagnitto

"Rochester CAN definitely be a bad place to live for some people, but Rochester is my home.. I've lived here my entire life and so has my father and his father after he migrated here from Sicily..

Rochester has a huge underground music scene, many venues and even bars with stages that are based around music..

and the community factor in Rochester is amazing.. we have a lot of love for our communities and family.. and sometimes those two are one in the same..

Rochester NY. west side. child st.

not a place for the weak.. this city will make or break you.. sometimes both.. but struggle builds character. and that's one thing we have here. character."


zepto 44

Yo I live in Rochester we packing out here with are stats


Jasmine Miller

I was born in Rochester NY i think its going down hill


Lolacey 101

Bro I live in Rochester wtf buh it's not even that bad


N©lo Apodaca

Haha I live in Rochester and I can't wait to leave


HomeSnacks User

I may not live in Rochester any more, but it will always be home!

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