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Rochester, NY (New York) Houses and Residents

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $87,000 (it was $62,100 in 2000)
Rochester:

$87,000
New York:

$338,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $61,800 - $136,300

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $116,652
Here:

$116,652
State:

$393,458

Townhouses or other attached units: $242,728
Here:

$242,728
State:

$728,436

In 2-unit structures: $159,543
Here:

$159,543
State:

$650,471

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $337,458
Here:

$337,458
State:

$808,879

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $287,205
Here:

$287,205
State:

$916,967

Mobile homes: $38,162
Here:

$38,162
State:

$82,547

Rochester,NY index of house prices

Total population: 209,983 (All urban)

Houses: 100,603 (87,679 occupied: 31,074 owner occupied, 56,605 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

65%
State:

46%

Housing density: 2,807 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2019: $231,996.

Median contract rent in 2019: $724 (lower quartile is $572, upper quartile is $884)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2019: $919


Median gross rent in Rochester, NY in 2019: $847

Housing units in Rochester with a mortgage: 19,386 (437 second mortgage, 1,978 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 11,688

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $71,432

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $50,528

Median monthly housing costs: $834

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Rochester, New York Age and Sex of Residents
Median year apartment built: 1943

Household type by relationship:

Households: 205,704
  • Male householders: 40,135 (20,205 living alone), Female householders: 47,544 (18,471 living alone)
  • 18,288 spouses (18,021 opposite-sex spouses), 7,025 unmarried partners, (6,503 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 55,209 children (53,084 natural, 282 adopted, 1,843 stepchildren), 6,707 grandchildren, 2,631 brothers or sisters, 2,111 parents, 104 foster children, 3,770 other relatives, 13,178 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 9,002

Size of family households: 15,993 2-persons, 9,672 3-persons, 7,124 4-persons, 4,021 5-persons, 635 6-persons, 1,130 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 38,676 1-person, 8,029 2-persons, 1,083 3-persons, 1,220 4-persons, 96 5-persons.

14,358 married couples with children.
23,035 single-parent households (2,366 men, 20,669 women).

78.4% of residents of Rochester speak English at home.
15.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (54% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 17% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
3.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (52% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 23% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
1.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (50% speak English very well, 30% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
1.6% of residents speak other language at home (52% speak English very well, 40% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 18,457 (9.0%)
(58.8% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.3
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments
Here:

4.0
State:

3.8

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Rochester, New York
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Rochester, New York
  • 197no bedroom
  • 1,0821 bedroom
  • 4,7812 bedrooms
  • 16,9853 bedrooms
  • 6,2714 bedrooms
  • 1,7585+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Rochester, New York
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Rochester, New York
  • 6,271no bedroom
  • 16,6131 bedroom
  • 17,5892 bedrooms
  • 11,9223 bedrooms
  • 3,1344 bedrooms
  • 1,0765+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Rochester in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Rochester in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 1,770no vehicle
  • 12,2121 vehicle
  • 13,0242 vehicles
  • 3,4623 vehicles
  • 6064 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Rochester in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Rochester in renter-occupied apartments
  • 20,420no vehicle
  • 26,1151 vehicle
  • 8,1032 vehicles
  • 1,6113 vehicles
  • 1574 vehicles
  • 1995+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Rochester, New York
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Rochester, New York
  • 881 room
  • 1582 rooms
  • 3993 rooms
  • 2,0284 rooms
  • 5,6235 rooms
  • 9,4946 rooms
  • 5,6517 rooms
  • 4,1758 rooms
  • 3,4589+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Rochester, New York
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Rochester, New York
  • 5,6921 room
  • 3,7352 rooms
  • 13,4183 rooms
  • 11,5584 rooms
  • 7,5815 rooms
  • 8,2096 rooms
  • 3,8937 rooms
  • 1,4018 rooms
  • 1,1189+ rooms
Year house built
Median 2019 house/condo value by year built
Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
Owners and renters by unit type in Rochester, NY
  • Rochester, NY household income distribution

  • Distribution of median household income in Rochester, NY in 2019
  • 9,533Less than $10,000
  • 13,695$10,000 to $19,999
  • 12,422$20,000 to $29,999
  • 10,276$30,000 to $39,999
  • 7,490$40,000 to $49,999
  • 6,287$50,000 to $59,999
  • 6,558$60,000 to $74,999
  • 8,449$75,000 to $99,999
  • 4,699$100,000 to $124,999
  • 3,162$125,000 to $149,999
  • 3,109$150,000 to $199,999
  • 1,999$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner - occupied houses in 2019 in Rochester, NY

  • Distribution of house value in Rochester, NY in 2019
  • 196Less than $10,000
  • 123$10,000 to $14,999
  • 183$15,000 to $19,999
  • 160$20,000 to $24,999
  • 166$25,000 to $29,999
  • 923$30,000 to $34,999
  • 604$35,000 to $39,999
  • 2,122$40,000 to $49,999
  • 2,600$50,000 to $59,999
  • 3,911$60,000 to $69,999
  • 2,436$70,000 to $79,999
  • 3,021$80,000 to $89,999
  • 2,927$90,000 to $99,999
  • 3,147$100,000 to $124,999
  • 1,735$125,000 to $149,999
  • 1,885$150,000 to $174,999
  • 773$175,000 to $199,999
  • 1,312$200,000 to $249,999
  • 615$250,000 to $299,999
  • 928$300,000 to $399,999
  • 180$400,000 to $499,999
  • 808$500,000 to $749,999
  • 155$750,000 to $999,999
  • 34$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 57$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 73$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in Rochester, NY

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters in Rochester, NY in 2019
  • 167Less than $100
  • 270$100 to $149
  • 882$150 to $199
  • 1,506$200 to $249
  • 1,018$250 to $299
  • 604$300 to $349
  • 1,131$350 to $399
  • 1,146$400 to $449
  • 1,949$450 to $499
  • 4,056$500 to $549
  • 2,474$550 to $599
  • 3,484$600 to $649
  • 6,649$650 to $699
  • 4,813$700 to $749
  • 4,382$750 to $799
  • 8,258$800 to $899
  • 3,995$900 to $999
  • 3,332$1,000 to $1,249
  • 1,890$1,250 to $1,499
  • 2,110$1,500 to $1,999
  • 577$2,000 to $2,499
  • 553$2,500 to $2,999
  • 97$3,000 to $3,499
  • 1,262No cash rent
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2019

Percentage of workers working in this county: 95.8%
Number of people working at home: 2,865 (3.1% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 3,066
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 11,354
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 18,045
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 23,642
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 15,545
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 4,536
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 6,914
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 518
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 1,332
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 2,209
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 2,462
  • 90 or more minutes: 626
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Rochester

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 124,462 (82.4%)
  • Carpooled: 11,600 (7.7%)
  • Bus: 4,782 (3.2%)
  • Subway or elevated rail: 6 (0.0%)
  • Long-distance train or commuter rail: 28 (0.0%)
  • Taxi: 1,403 (0.9%)
  • Bicycle: 1,154 (0.8%)
  • Walked: 4,767 (3.2%)
  • Worked at home: 2,865 (1.9%)
Class of Workers in 2019
  • Unemployment by race in 2019
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 2.5%Males
  • 3.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 13.5%Males
  • 6.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 8.8%Males
  • 11.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 6.9%Males
  • 0.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 10.6%Males
  • 6.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 18.1%Males
  • 10.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 9.4%Males
  • 5.4%Females
Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Rochester, New York
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Rochester, New York
  • 8,4972010 or later
  • 4,0212000 to 2009
  • 3,5201990 to 1999
  • 3,8291980 to 1989
  • 1,7791970 to 1979
  • 2,882Before 1970
Ancestries in Rochester, NY

First ancestries reported:

  • Italian: 5,651 (4.5%)
  • American: 4,550 (3.6%)
  • Irish: 3,211 (2.6%)
  • German: 3,159 (2.5%)
  • European: 2,159 (1.7%)
  • Jamaican: 2,089 (1.7%)
  • English: 1,615 (1.3%)
  • African: 1,541 (1.2%)
  • Polish: 1,286 (1.0%)
  • Haitian: 1,018 (0.8%)
  • Ukrainian: 743 (0.6%)
  • Somali: 623 (0.5%)
  • Scottish: 454 (0.4%)
  • French: 401 (0.3%)
  • Arab: 382 (0.3%)
  • Liberian: 370 (0.3%)
  • Guyanese: 351 (0.3%)
  • Yugoslavian: 307 (0.2%)
  • Dutch: 306 (0.2%)
  • British: 291 (0.2%)
  • West Indian: 275 (0.2%)
  • French Canadian: 259 (0.2%)
  • Greek: 252 (0.2%)
  • Ethiopian: 248 (0.2%)
  • Eastern European: 237 (0.2%)
  • Turkish: 198 (0.2%)
  • Kenyan: 185 (0.1%)
  • Russian: 171 (0.1%)
  • Nigerian: 164 (0.1%)
  • British West Indian: 159 (0.1%)
  • Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 155 (0.1%)
  • Northern European: 149 (0.1%)
  • Scotch-Irish: 143 (0.1%)
  • Norwegian: 130 (0.1%)
  • Iranian: 106 (0.08%)
  • Canadian: 105 (0.08%)
  • Barbadian: 99 (0.08%)
  • Belizean: 94 (0.07%)
  • Sudanese: 90 (0.07%)
  • Portuguese: 88 (0.07%)
  • Scandinavian: 83 (0.07%)
  • Lebanese: 83 (0.07%)
  • Ghanaian: 80 (0.06%)
  • Albanian: 79 (0.06%)
  • Swedish: 79 (0.06%)
  • Welsh: 78 (0.06%)
  • Belgian: 75 (0.06%)
  • Lithuanian: 67 (0.05%)
  • Egyptian: 63 (0.05%)
  • Croatian: 61 (0.05%)
  • Swiss: 60 (0.05%)
  • Iraqi: 59 (0.05%)
  • Ugandan: 58 (0.05%)
  • Hungarian: 58 (0.05%)
  • Czech: 58 (0.05%)
  • Moroccan: 56 (0.04%)
  • Israeli: 54 (0.04%)
  • Brazilian: 47 (0.04%)
  • Romanian: 41 (0.03%)
  • Danish: 38 (0.03%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 34 (0.03%)
  • South African: 33 (0.03%)
  • Finnish: 32 (0.03%)
  • Syrian: 31 (0.02%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 29 (0.02%)
  • Bermudan: 29 (0.02%)
  • Serbian: 28 (0.02%)
  • Australian: 27 (0.02%)
  • Macedonian: 26 (0.02%)
  • Slovak: 23 (0.02%)
  • Austrian: 20 (0.02%)
  • Afghan: 19 (0.02%)
  • Armenian: 14 (0.01%)
  • Bulgarian: 10 (0.01%)
  • Bahamian: 9 (0.01%)
  • Sierra Leonean: 8 (0.01%)
  • Cape Verdean: 7 (0.01%)
  • Estonian: 7 (0.01%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents (%):

Jamaica
Rochester:

8.1% (1,560)
New York:

5.2% (228,914)

Cuba
Rochester:

6.9% (1,326)
New York:

0.6% (25,271)

China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
Rochester:

6.8% (1,314)
New York:

9.1% (403,478)

Dominican Republic
Rochester:

6.2% (1,197)
New York:

11.2% (496,813)

Nepal
Rochester:

4.6% (882)
New York:

0.3% (13,501)

Haiti
Rochester:

4.2% (810)
New York:

2.9% (127,520)

Other South Central Asia
Rochester:

2.5% (476)
New York:

0.2% (8,790)

Thailand
Rochester:

2.4% (465)
New York:

0.3% (13,384)

Yemen
Rochester:

2.3% (435)
New York:

0.4% (17,116)

Somalia
Rochester:

2.2% (433)
New York:

0.1% (2,964)

Korea
Rochester:

2.0% (394)
New York:

2.0% (88,703)

Vietnam
Rochester:

2.0% (387)
New York:

0.6% (26,372)

Other Eastern Africa
Rochester:

1.9% (365)
New York:

0.1% (4,987)

Germany
Rochester:

1.8% (351)
New York:

1.0% (42,610)

Canada
Rochester:

1.8% (344)
New York:

1.2% (54,762)

India
Rochester:

1.8% (342)
New York:

3.6% (161,045)

Ukraine
Rochester:

1.7% (336)
New York:

1.7% (75,403)

Ethiopia
Rochester:

1.7% (330)
New York:

0.1% (6,203)

Bosnia and Herzegovina
Rochester:

1.7% (321)
New York:

0.2% (8,255)

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 132,484
  • Other state: 37,257
  • Northeast: 8,842
  • Midwest: 3,795
  • South: 20,860
  • West: 3,760

77.7% of Rochester residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 43.0% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 48.6% lived in New York.


Rochester:

77.7%
State average:

89.5%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 857
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 29
  • 5th and 6th grade: 763
  • 7th and 8th grade: 2,030
  • 9th grade: 1,353
  • 10th grade: 2,493
  • 11th grade: 1,632
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 2,127
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 17,432
  • Less than 1 year of college: 3,857
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 8,978
  • Associate degree: 4,162
  • Bachelor's degree: 11,652
  • Master's degree: 4,119
  • Professional school degree: 1,489
  • Doctorate degree: 1,082
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 1,114
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 282
  • 5th and 6th grade: 883
  • 7th and 8th grade: 1,165
  • 9th grade: 1,883
  • 10th grade: 2,516
  • 11th grade: 3,157
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 1,956
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 17,785
  • Less than 1 year of college: 4,250
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 8,648
  • Associate degree: 7,347
  • Bachelor's degree: 9,567
  • Master's degree: 7,692
  • Professional school degree: 1,055
  • Doctorate degree: 1,324
Educational Attainment for Females
Rochester marital status for males
Rochester marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 41,923
  • One, attached: 6,058
  • Two: 15,431
  • 3 or 4: 10,950
  • 5 to 9: 7,064
  • 10 to 19: 3,412
  • 20 to 49: 5,134
  • 50 or more: 10,376
  • Mobile homes: 231
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 24

Median worth of mobile homes: $71,768

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2019: 3.3%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2019: 2.7%

House/condo owner moved in on average 15 years ago

Renter moved in on average 1 years ago

Year householders moved into residence in Rochester
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Rochester, NY
  • 90.1%Utility gas
  • 7.7%Electricity
  • 1.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Rochester, NY
  • 71.4%Utility gas
  • 22.0%Electricity
  • 1.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.6%No fuel used
  • 1.5%Other fuel
  • 0.1%Coal or coke

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,648
Here:

8.2%
New York:

14.3%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 1,140
Here:

12.5%
New York:

14.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 7,294
Here:

57.1%
New York:

37.4%
School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students
School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability