Rochester, NY Rental Market Trends
The average rent for an apartment in Rochester is $1,059, a 3% increase compared to the previous year.
Average Rent in Rochester, NY
|Average Rent||Y-o-Y Change||Average Apartment Size|
|$1,059||3%||891 sq. ft.|
The average size for a Rochester, NY apartment is 891 square feet, but this number varies greatly depending on unit type, with cheap and luxury alternatives for houses and apartments alike. Studio apartments are the smallest and most affordable, 1-bedroom apartments are closer to the average, while 2-bedroom apartments and 3-bedroom apartments offer a more generous square footage.
Rochester, NY Apartment Rent Ranges
- > $2,0003%
Rochester, NY Occupied Housing Units
- Renter-occupied Households51%
- Owner-occupied Households48%
44,612 or 51% of the households in Rochester, NY are renter-occupied while 41,445 or 48% are owner-occupied.
Rochester, NY Rent Trends
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Average Rent in Rochester, NY By Neighborhood
|Lyell - Otis - Avery||$801|
|South Marketview Heights||$912|
|North Marketview Heights||$912|
|North Winton Village||$979|
|Neighborhood of the Arts||$1,016|
|Upper Mount Hope||$1,126|
|Pearl Meigs Monroe||$1,162|
|Susan B. Anthony||$1,233|
|University of Rochester||$1,297|
The most affordable neighborhoods in Rochester are 19th Ward, where the average rent goes for $652/month, Dutchtown, where renters pay $793/mo on average, and Lyell - Otis - Avery, where the average rent goes for $801/mo. If you’re looking for other great deals, check out the listings from Group 14621 ($822), Upper Falls ($849), and Maplewood ($856), where the asking prices are below the average Rochester rent of $1,059/mo.
The most expensive neighborhoods in Rochester are Susan B. Anthony ($1,233), University of Rochester ($1,297) and Center City ($1,371).
The most popular neighborhood in Rochester is North Marketview Heights, where there are 7 verified RENTCafé listings with an average rent of $912. Next up is Group 14621, where apartments go for $822/month, followed by Charlotte with $884 If you’re looking to rent in Rochester’s most popular neighborhoods, make sure to also check out Pearl Meigs Monroe, where renters pay $1,162 on average, and South Wedge, where the average monthly rent is $1,126.
Rochester | Rent Comparison by Neighborhood
Rent in 19th Ward is 42% lower than in Azalea
19th Ward rent is 38% lower than Rochester average
Azalea rent is 6% higher than Rochester average
How Rochester Compares to Other Cities
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