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Cheap Apartments for Rent in Rochester, NY - 6 Rentals available

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Finding the right apartment as far as size and location go is one aspect of apartment searching, but making sure that it provides all that you need within a reasonable price is another. On RENTCafé, you can search for cheap apartments near you and ensure that you find one that suites your needs. Worried the neighborhood or city you are looking to move to is known to have higher rents? You can browse our listings and find the cheap apartments in any location, whether you are looking at a specific neighborhood, ZIP code, or city.

The perfect apartment for you is out there, either near you or anywhere in the U.S. that you are looking to move to. So, let's find the one that satisfies your wants and needs, but that also comes at an affordable price.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the price of a cheap apartment in Rochester, NY?

The price range of a cheap apartment is between $796 and $1,027. Find cheap apartments in Rochester, NY.

How many cheap rentals are available in Rochester, NY on RENTCafé?

There are 5 cheap rentals available on RENTCafé. Prices and availability in Rochester, NY were last updated on 8 May 2021.

What is the average size of a cheap apartment in Rochester, NY?

The average Rochester, NY cheap apartment size is 690 sq. ft.

What are the advantages of renting a cheap apartment in Rochester, NY?

Cheap apartments in Rochester, NY are usually less expensive, smaller, and easier to maintain. They also come with lower utility costs.

What are the downsides of renting a cheap apartment in Rochester, NY?

A cheap apartment in Rochester, NY offers little storage space and fewer amenities compared to other apartments. You might be interested in studio apartments, 1 bedroom apartments, 2 bedroom apartments or 3 bedroom apartments, or browse all RENTCafé apartments for rent in Rochester, NY.

Renting a Cheap Apartment in Rochester

Located along the beautiful Genesee River and not far from Lake Ontario, Rochester is considered a great place to live and work. Numerous major companies located in the city, including Eastman Kodak, Bausch and Lomb, and Xerox, create diverse job opportunities. The city is home to numerous unique residential neighborhoods with their own cultural and architectural styles. Recreation opportunities in Rochester include social team sports leagues like baseball, paintball and bicycling. The city is famous for some interesting food items, like the “white hot” hot dog and an unusual food medley called the “garbage plate.”

Rochester, NY Demographics

  • Total Population206,848
  • Female 100,362
    Male 106,486
  • Median Age32

Average Rent in Rochester, NY

  • Rochester, NY Average Rental Price, March 2021 $1,100 /mo

Rochester, NY Apartment Rent Ranges

  • $501-$7003%
  • $701-$1,00049%
  • $1,001-$1,50037%
  • $1,501-$2,0008%
  • > $2,0003%

Rochester, NY Rent Trends

Average Rent Nov / 2017 Mar / 2018 Jul / 2018 Nov / 2018 Mar / 2019 Jul / 2019 Nov / 2019 Mar / 2020 Jul / 2020 Nov / 2020 Mar / 2021
Rochester, NY $988 $998 $1,004 $1,015 $1,024 $1,047 $1,058 $1,068 $1,072 $1,090 $1,100
National $1,315 $1,346 $1,355 $1,359 $1,356 $1,391 $1,398 $1,400 $1,390 $1,395 $1,407
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Rochester, NY Households

  • Total Number of Households86,307
  • Family 41,593
    Non-family 44,714
  • Children 23,872
    No Children 62,435
  • Average People Per Household2.29
  • Median Household Income$35,590
  • Median Housing Costs Per Month$849

Rochester, NY Education Statistics

  • No High School5%
  • Some High School39%
  • Some College24%
  • Associate Degree9%
  • Bachelor Degree14%
  • Graduate Degree9%

Looking for a cheap apartment for rent in Rochester, NY? With RENTCafé, finding an affordable apartment in Rochester, NY has never been easier. We feature 6 low-priced rentals directly from property managers, with rents lower than the Rochester, NY average. What is a cheap rent in Rochester, NY? The average apartment rent in Rochester is $1,100 per month so any rental south of $880 would be considered cheap here. On RENTCafé, Rochester, NY rents go as low as $769/mo.

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