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    30 Lake Vista Ct Ste 1, Rochester, NY 14612
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    933 University Ave, Rochester, NY 14607
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    1 Bobrich Drive, Rochester, NY 14610
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    138 Steko Ave, Rochester, NY 14615
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    47 Green Knolls Dr, Rochester, NY 14620
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    89 Maria Street, Rochester, NY 14621
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    89 Maria Street, Rochester, NY 14621
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    127 First Street Suite 220, Rochester, NY 14605
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    127 First Street, Rochester, NY 14605
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    Scattered Sites, Rochester, NY 14607
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    89 Maria Street, Rochester, NY 14621
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    251 Joseph Ave, Rochester, NY 14605
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    89 Maria Street, Rochester, NY 14621
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    127 First Street, Rochester, NY 14605
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    127 First Street Suite 220, Rochester, NY 14605
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    390 South Ave, Rochester, NY 14620
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    89 Maria Street, Rochester, NY 14621
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    251 Joseph Ave, Rochester, NY 14605
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    127 First Street, Rochester, NY 14605
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    127 First Street, Rochester, NY 14605
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    919 South Clinton Ave, Rochester, NY 14620
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    127 First Street Suite 220, Rochester, NY 14605
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    89 Maria St., Rochester, NY 14621
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    70 Cunningham Street, Rochester, NY 14608
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    303 Eastman Avenue, Rochester, NY 14615
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    837 Genesee Street, Rochester, NY 14611
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Average rent in Rochester, NY

$1,246/mo Rochester, NY average rental price, July 2022
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The average monthly rent of apartments in Rochester, NY is $1,246.

Rochester, NY apartment rent ranges

About 12% of apartment rents in Rochester, NY range between $1,501-$2,000. Meanwhile, apartments priced over > $2,000 represent 5% of apartments. Around 55% of Rochester’s apartments are in the $1,001-$1,500 price range. 27% of apartments are priced between $701-$1,000.

Rochester, NY rent trends

Frequently asked questions

When were prices and availability in Rochester, NY last updated?

Prices and availability in Rochester, NY were last updated on 4 Oct 2022.

What are the best apartments in Rochester, NY?

The best apartments in Rochester, NY are: Lake Vista Apartment Homes, 933 the U Apartment Homes, Ellison Park Apartments, Rochester Highlands and 138 Steko Ave, Rochester, NY 14615.

What is the average rent in Rochester, NY?

The average rent in Rochester, NY is $1,246. Start your search for apartments in Rochester, NY now.

What is the price range for a studio apartment in Rochester, NY?

The price range for a studio apartment in Rochester, NY is between $802 and $988. View all studio apartments in Rochester, NY.

What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Rochester, NY?

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Rochester, NY is between $950 and $5,612. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Rochester, NY now.

What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Rochester, NY?

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Rochester, NY is between $1,062 and $5,606. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Rochester, NY.

What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Rochester, NY?

The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Rochester, NY is between $803 and $2,666. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Rochester, NY.

What type of rental buildings are in Rochester, NY?

In Rochester, 64% of the residents are renting compared to 36% owning a home, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Large-scale apartment buildings with more than 50 units represent 14% of Rochester’s rentals, 64% are small-scale complexes with under 50 units, and 22% are single-family rentals.

What do typical apartment communities look like in Rochester, NY?

The average age of rental buildings in Rochester is 52 years old, with 9% being newer apartment buildings completed since 2000. The average height of apartment buildings in the city is 6 stories, of which 66% are garden-style apartment communities, 17% are mid-sized buildings, and 18% are high-rises. These characteristics describe large-scale apartment communities of 50 apartments or more.

What apartment floorplans are common in Rochester, NY?

Studio apartments in Rochester are around 9% of rentals, while 1-bedroom floor plans represent 50% of the total stock. For those in search of larger rentals, 2-bedroom floorplans make up 37% of all rentals. More generous apartments with 3 bedrooms or more are also available in this city for those in search of more space.

Rochester, NY in the news

Living in Rochester, NY

Rochester is located in the northern part of upstate New York state along the gorgeous coastline of Lake Ontario. It’s about an hour and a half away by car from both Buffalo and Syracuse, while New York City is located five hours away via Interstate 81. Renters in Rochester enjoy a diverse community with many amenities, such as restaurants, shops and boutiques. The downtown area of Rochester is very busy with many high-rise buildings, stores and bars that renters flock to for entertainment. The city is actually fun to walk through with many public art installations to look at, city parks to explore and a rich history of innovation. Even though it’s considered a small town in terms of population, the city has so much going on that it feels quite urban and unique. Community events are very popular, including the Lilac Festival and the Rochester International Jazz Festival each year.

Renting in Rochester, NY

The majority of people who live in Rochester are renters. They outnumber the homeowners with many options for different types of renter households, including three- and four-bedroom townhomes, apartment buildings and high-rise rentals in the downtown area. Modern lofts that are newly created from old historical buildings are another popular rental option. There are a few walkable neighborhoods in Rochester, including Pearl-Meigs-Monroe, Park Avenue and the central business district. The area is somewhat bikeable, with dedicated bike lanes that go throughout the city. Living close to different parks in Rochester is very appealing for renters. Cobb’s Hill Park, Maplewood Park and Lucien Morin Park, that is known for birdwatch and has a wetlands area which is popular for kayaking, are all very popular among renters in Rochester.

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Rochester, NY demographics

Rochester, NY has a population of 206,357 according to the most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau. 106,548 of Rochester’s residents are women and 99,809 are men. The median age of those who live in Rochester, NY is 32.4.

Shopping in Rochester, NY

Rochester is well known for its boutiques, art galleries and specialty shops, especially in the downtown area. Renters can enjoy craft goods and artisan wares that aren’t what your typical chain-type stores have to offer. For regular retail stores, renters have access to quite a few shopping plazas, including Village Gate Square, Brighton Commons and the Shoppes at Lac de Ville. The Mall at Greece Ridge is a more traditional indoor shopping mall with 119 stores, including five anchor stores, like Macy’s and JCPenney. The Main Street area and the villages along the Erie Canal are home to more charming and small shops, along with restaurants, bars, and coffee shops. The Rochester Public Market is another popular shopping place with renters that has been around for over 100 years and is open on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays for fresh produce, craft goods and delicious ethnic foods.

Rochester, NY households

  • 41,902 Family
    46,104 Non-family
  • 23,342 Children
    64,664 No Children
  • 88,006Total Number of Households
  • 2.24Average People Per Household
  • $37,395Median Household Income

According to U.S. Census data, there are 88,006 households in Rochester, NY. 41,902 are family households and 46,104 are non-family households. There are 23,342 households with children in Rochester and 64,664 households without children. On average, about 2.24 people live in a household in Rochester, NY.

Transportation in Rochester, NY

There is a rail service in Rochester provided by Amtrak at the Louise M. Slaughter Station for renters who want to travel into New York City, Toronto and Niagara Falls. For locally getting around the area, renters can take the local bus service that is run by the Rochester-Genesee Regional Transportation Authority (RGRTA). All of these routes run out of the main hub that’s on Mortimer Street at its RTS Transit Center. Interstate 90 runs to Rochester from New York City, but three other highway systems are available around Rochester, including Interstate 390, Interstate 490 and Interstate 590. It’s easy for renters to get around town by car or by using the public bus system for commuters. For air travel, renters go through the Greater Rochester International Airport, which is conveniently located about 5 miles from the city center.

Rochester, NY education statistics

The level of education of the population of Rochester, NY is as follows: 5% have no high school education, 37% completed some high school, 24% partially completed college, 9% have an Associate Degree, 15% have a Bachelor Degree, and 10% have a Graduate Degree.

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