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Located in western New York, near Lake Ontario and the Genesee River, Rochester is the third most populous city in the state. Touting a distinct blend of history and innovation, Rochester is filled with historic buildings and modern lofts. The University of Rochester and Rochester Institute of Technology both contain renowned research programs, lending to the city’s educated workforce and promising future. Prominent figures such as Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass both lived in Rochester and their memories are honored at Mount Hope Cemetery.

Combining small-town accessibility with big-city services, Rochester offers plenty of community engagement and things to do. Several widely-attended events are held in Rochester, including the Lilac Festival and the Xerox International Jazz Festival. The Strong National Museum of Play, George Eastman Museum, Memorial Art Gallery, and Rochester Museum and Science Center all feature special exhibits and inspire curiosity. Scenic views and outdoor adventure waits at Highland Park, Seneca Park Zoo, Seabreeze Amusement Park, and Genesee Valley Park. The Mall at Greece Ridge and Village Gate Square house numerous retailers and endless shopping opportunities.

Well-designed highways lead to shorter commute times in Rochester while the Greater Rochester International Airport allows for simple air travel plans.


The shaded Genesee Riverway Trail

The Corn Hill Historic District in Rochester

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As of September 2017, the average apartment rent in Rochester, NY is $695 for a studio, $846 for one bedroom, $1,026 for two bedrooms, and $1,324 for three bedrooms. Apartment rent in Rochester has increased by 4.3% in the past year.

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57 Walk Score® Somewhat Walkable
47 Transit Score® Some Transit
62 Bike Score® Bikeable


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The Normandie
253-255 Alexander St, Rochester, NY 14607
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$430 - 460 Studio Available Soon
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77 Chili Ave Unit 4
Rochester, NY 14611
$475 Studio Available Now
256 Glide St
Rochester, NY 14611
$350 House for Rent Available Now
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439 Meigs St
Rochester, NY 14607
$500 Condo for Rent Available Now
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8 Shafer St
Rochester, NY 14609
$440 Condo for Rent Available Now
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2005 Dewey Ave
Rochester, NY 14615
$500 Condo for Rent Available Now
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49 Troup St, Rochester, NY 14608
No Availability 2 wks
SOHO Center
90 Canal St, Rochester, NY 14608
No Availability 2 wks

Apartments for Rent Under $500 in Rochester, NY

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