Rochester, New York

Population 210,521

Rochester is located in Monroe County, NY. The population is 210,521, making Rochester the largest city in Monroe County and the 3rd largest city in the state of New York.

There are 115 public schools in Rochester with an average Homefacts rating of C. The total crime rate for Rochester is high , and there are 939 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Rochester is moderate and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Rochester property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Rochester include Irondequoit, Brighton and North Gates.

Rochester Neighborhood Report

Schools

School Rating is Average
  • No High School Diploma: 19.1%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 57.5%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 23.5%

Crime Rate

41.05% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 316
  • Violent Crimes: 748
  • Robbery: 208
  • Burglary: 617
  • Property Crime: 3
  • Larceny Theft: 2

Registered Offenders

64.58% Higher than national avg.
  • 939 offenders in Rochester
  • 44.60 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

1,442 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 60
  • Registered Polluters: 91
  • Superfunds: 43
  • Tanks & Spills: 1,248

Unemployment

Moderate 5.6%
  • New York unemployment average: 7.3%
  • National unemployment average: 5.9%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

Crime view details

939 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$150,000 compared to August 2020
Median Sales Price
No Data

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    15.2%
  • Rented
    56%
  • Owned
    28.8%

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

223 Building Permits View All

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  • In 2014, the city of Rochester, NY issued 223 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 223 permits, 70 were issued for single family homes and 153 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Rochester, NY issued 38 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 38 permits, 27 were issued for single family homes and 11 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $680
  • 1 Bedroom: $791
  • 2 Bedrooms: $990
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,234
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,340

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Environmental Hazards

1442 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (226/227)
    Rochester, NY has 99.56% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
    Rochester, NY is a yellow zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4 Average
    Rochester, NY is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Weather

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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 26.02°
  • February 27.35°
  • March 36.98°
  • April 48.43°
  • May 59.3°
  • June 67.39°
  • July 71.97°
  • August 69.98°
  • September 62.78°
  • October 51.78°
  • November 41.05°
  • December 31.82°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Rochester, NY

Earthquakes
Rochester, NY has a low risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
Rochester, NY has no risk of hurricanes.
Hail
Rochester, NY has a low risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
Rochester, NY has a very low risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Rochester, NY: $31,693

Unemployment

Unemployment in Rochester is 5.6%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 7.3% and 5.9% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 40.29%
White Collar - 59.71%

Politics

State Representatives

  • Gov. Andrew Cuomo
  • Sen. Kirsten E. Gillibrand
  • Sen. Charles E. Schumer

City Representatives

  • Louise Slaughter

Neighborhood Info

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Nearest Major Airports

88 FCC Towers view all