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Rochester Rankings


Bloomberg named the Finger Lakes region one of the best places to visit in 2020. more
USA Today ranked The Strong as the #3 “Best Museum for Families” in the country more
RIT offers some of the best game design and development programs. (The Princeton Review, 2021) more
Greater Rochester, NY is the 15th most "digitalized economy" in the U.S. (Brookings Institution, 2017) more
U.S. News gives Rochester high marks for comforts more
At $166,000, the median home sales price is 48% more affordable than the national average. Approximately 79% of area homes are affordable for our region's median income. NAHB Housing Opportunity Index (Q4 2020) more
Finger Lakes one of the Top 16 Truly Interesting Places in the US that belong on your Post-Pandemic Travel List (source: BuzzFeed 2021) more
Greater Rochester, NY is among the top 10 U.S. cities where Millennials are buying homes (Lending Tree, January 2019) more
Rochester, NY is the second least stressed out city according to CNN/Money. (July 2014) more
According to Business Insider, Rochester is the #1 Best Place to Live in the Northeast after the Coronavirus Pandemic (June 2020) more
Rochester, NY was named one of the Top 10 Best Golf Cities in America. (source: Golf.com) more
The 200th birthday of Susan B. Anthony and the 100th anniversary of the 19th amendment are among reasons to visit Rochester in 2020. (Smarter Travel 2019) more
Recent map from Popular Science article shows Rochester, NY is a low risk for natural disasters (August 2014) more
Unlimited fresh water supply is right here in the Greater Rochester, NY Region. And water rates well below the national average. more
For the second straight year, the Finger Lakes in Upstate New York has been named the best wine region in the United States in a national poll conducted by USA Today and its travel site, 10Best.com. (August 2019) more
Rochester's health care costs are the 4th lowest in the nation (Institute of Medicine, 2015) more
In U.S. News and World Report's 2021 evaluation of nearly 18,000 public high schools, 10 schools in the Greater Rochester, N.Y. region are among the top 10 percent. more
Rochester is ranked #1 in the U.S. for patents issued per 1000 workers (source: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, April 2015) more
Rochester's health care costs are among the lowest in the country. Commercial insurance costs are 30% below the national average. more
Rochester is the top metro in the US for future growth and strategic investment in tech innovation (MIT Economics, 2019) more
CBRE Labor Analytics just issued a report that ranks Rochester, NY the #1 market in the US for hiring opportunities for cybersecurity talent. (2020) more
Younger Americans voting with their feet are favoring moves to Rochester, NY, according to a 2019 analysis by the National Association of Realtors (Bloomberg, 2019). more
Rochester, NY was ranked 6th among top metro areas for 2020. Realtor.com expects the #Roc market to remain steadfast next year, though the U.S. housing market should cool down. more
Monroe Community College cited as a national model for best practices in workforce development. more
Rochester, NY is the 17th most “arts vibrant” place in the country, according to the National Center for Arts Research annual Arts Vibrancy Index. (July 2018) more
Rochester ranks 2nd among large US metros for volunteer hours per resident. (source: Corporation for National & Community Service, 2018) more
Greater Rochester ranks 13th among metropolitan regions for the number of patents issued per million residents. (Brookings Institute report "Patenting Prosperity: Invention and Economic Performance in the United States and its Metropolitan Areas" 2013) more
According to U.S. News & World Report, Rochester is the 13th Best Place to Live in the U.S. for Quality of Life. Short commutes and high-quality education were key factors. (2018) more
Lots of space and affordable housing earn Rochester high marks. more
Rochester, NY is #5 Best City in the Country for Remote Workers. Rich in cultural amenities, beautiful parks, and exceedingly affordable. It’s the right-sized city. (source: Ownerly 2021) more
Rochester, NY is recognized as one of the 25 most innovative cities in America as measured by 24/7 Wall St. (2018) more
Realtor.com ranked Rochester, NY the hottest real estate market. more
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