These Are The 10 Richest Neighborhoods In Rochester, NY For 2019

We used science and data to determine which neighborhoods in Rochester are home to the 1%.

Richest Neighborhoods In Rochester

Welcome to the land of the 1%. Where you’ll find lawyers, and doctors, and business executives. And while they probably aren’t made of ticky tacky, they are definitely made of money.

These are the wealthiest neighborhoods that Rochester has to offer. Where houses go for over 0.98x the national median and household incomes are 1.51x the national median.

But where exactly in Rochester do the richest of the rich people live? That would be Cobbs Hill where the median income is a cool $130,959.

Here’s a look at the top 10 richest neighborhoods in Rochester out of 35 for 2019:

  1. Cobbs Hill (Homes)
  2. Duran Eastman Park (Homes)
  3. Browncroft (Homes)
  4. Culver-Winton (Homes)
  5. Park Avenue (Homes)
  6. Atlantic-University (Homes)
  7. Homestead Heights (Homes)
  8. Ellwanger-Barry (Homes)
  9. East Avenue (Homes)
  10. Swillburg (Homes)

Summing up the median income of those 10 neighborhoods adds up to $538,332. And that my friend, is more 0s than most of us will see in our bank account for a long, long time — if we ever get that lucky.

Continue on to find where your neighborhood ranks amongst the richest in Rochester.

For more Rochester reading, check out the best neighborhoods in Rochester and the worst neighborhoods in Rochester.

Or, for living around Rochester, out the best Rochester suburbs and the worst Rochester suburbs.

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How We Determined The Most Well To Do Neighborhoods In Rochester For 2019

Every city has it’s best neighborhoods — where everyone wants to live — and the worst neighborhoods — where no one wants to live.

And then you have the wealthiest neighborhoods, where no one can afford to live.

And by no one, we really mean you because there’s always someone richer than you.

How do you quantify richer than you? We looked at one simple criterion:

Which neighborhoods have the highest median income?

We ranked every neighborhood in Rochester by median income from highest to lowest. The neighborhood with the highest median income, Cobbs Hill, was named the richest neighborhood in Rochester.

The poorest neighborhood? That would be Genesee Valley Park.

Now a look at how all the neighborhoods in Rochester ranked.

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Detailed List Of The Richest Neighborhoods In Rochester For 2019

Rank Neighborhood Median Household Income
1 Cobbs Hill $83,224
2 Duran Eastman Park $58,750
3 Browncroft $58,158
4 Culver-Winton $53,176
5 Park Avenue $52,651
6 Atlantic-University $51,814
7 Homestead Heights $47,811
8 Ellwanger-Barry $46,788
9 East Avenue $45,774
10 Swillburg $40,186
11 Strong $39,414
12 Northland-Lyceum $38,471
13 Corn Hill $37,588
14 Charlotte $37,392
15 19th Ward $35,422
16 Maplewood $34,452
17 Pearl-Meigs-Monroe $33,768
18 South Wedge $33,360
19 Lyell-Otis $28,567
20 Highland $27,579
21 Beechwood $26,201
22 Charles House $25,507
23 Brown Square $24,097
24 Dutchtown $23,710
25 Genesee-Jefferson $22,787
26 North Marketview Heights $22,608
27 Susan B Anthony $21,181
28 South Marketview Heights $20,562
29 Plymouth-Exchange $20,119
30 Best $19,090
31 Mayor’s Heights $19,089
32 Upper Falls $18,081
33 Edgerton $17,927
34 Central Business District $16,726
35 Genesee Valley Park $0

About Chris Kolmar

Chris Kolmar has been in the real estate business for almost ten years now. He originally worked for Movoto Real Estate as the director of marketing before founding HomeSnacks.

He believes the key to finding the right place to live comes down to looking at the data, reading about things to do, and, most importantly, checking it out yourself before you move.

If you've been looking for a place to live in the past several years, you've probably stumbled upon his writing already.

You can find out more about him on LinkedIn or his website.

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