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Living in Rochester

Rochester has an average Walk Score of 61 with 210,565 residents.

Rochester has some public transportation and is somewhat bikeable.

The most walkable Rochester neighborhoods are Pearl-Meigs-Monroe, Central Business District and Swillburg.

Nearby Apartments

Walk Score of Rochester, NY

Rochester is Somewhat Walkable

Some errands can be accomplished on foot.

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South & Mt Hope

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George Eastman House

Some errands can be accomplished on foot in Rochester.

Rochester Apartments for Rent

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Rochester Neighborhoods

Rank

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Name

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Transit Score

Bike Score

Population

1 Pearl-Meigs-Monroe 90 47 67 2,176
2 Central Business District 84 70 79 4,317
3 Swillburg 82 40 62 1,682
4 Park Avenue 81 44 61 7,217
5 B.E.S.T 80 51 57 922
6 Mayor's Heights 78 51 62 2,621
7 South Wedge 78 46 85 3,402
8 NOTA 76 50 65 1,411
9 Ellwanger-Barry 75 40 64 4,483
10 South Marketview Heights 75 56 71 2,889
11 East Avenue 75 46 64 7,259
12 Brown Square 74 58 63 666
13 Upper Falls 72 53 66 6,352
14 Charles House Area Council 70 50 58 2,421
15 Genesee-Jefferson 68 44 61 4,708
16 Edgerton 67 46 60 7,606
17 North Marketview Heights 66 46 64 4,739
18 Corn Hill 65 58 84 2,594
19 Homestead Heights 65 40 55 3,802
20 Beechwood 65 42 58 8,538
21 Upper Monroe 64 38 49 2,995
22 Culver-Winton-Main 63 38 58 7,760
23 Plymouth-Exchange 61 44 76 3,509
24 Dutchtown 60 43 58 3,529
25 19th Ward 60 42 58 20,976
26 Strong 57 41 73 6,127
27 United Neighbors Together 57 37 55 3,394
28 Northland-Lyceum 54 38 53 4,684
29 Lyell-Otis 53 39 54 8,729
30 Maplewood 51 41 51 18,203
31 Browncroft 48 37 49 3,701
32 Highland 46 45 70 4,052
33 Cobbs Hill 45 36 43 1,590
34 Charlotte 37 38 46 8,196

Eating & Drinking

There are about 703 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Rochester.

People in Rochester can walk to an average of 1 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

Photo of Boulder Coffee At the Market in Rochester

Boulder Coffee At the Market

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Park Avenue.

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thumbnail for Halo LoftsThese apartments are rentals primarily intended for Eastman Students, according to rocwiki.

Gena E.
on Halo Lofts

Transit Score of Rochester, NY

Rochester has Some Transit

A few nearby public transportation options. Find Rochester apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

Rochester has some public transportation and about 39 bus lines.

Transit Time

The map above shows how far you can travel in 30 minutes from Rochester on public transit.

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Rochester has about 6 car shares from RelayRides and Zipcar.

Bike Score of Rochester, NY

Rochester is Bikeable

Some bike infrastructure.

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The Rochester Public Market

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East Avenue

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Rochester Museum & Science Center

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Third Presbyterian Church

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The Hiram Sibley Building

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Park Avenue

thumbnail for South Ave Area #6Mix high rise and older buildings this is a assisted living center for seniors

sarah princehorn
on South Ave Area #6

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Park Avenue

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Park Avenue

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Park Ave.

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Central Business District bench

thumbnail for Java's CafeJava's is a favorite of Eastman School of Music students and locals who attend concerts at the Eastman concert halls next door.

Gena E.
on Java's Cafe

Rochester is Talking About...

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Sullivan Violins

Photo of Gibbs St. (stage) a.k.a. Jazz Street during the Jazz Festival in Rochester

Gibbs St. (stage) a.k.a. Jazz Street during the Jazz Festival

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Barrett Place, Gibbs Street

thumbnail for South & Mt HopeSouth ave area - Utility boxes on streets have been painted by local artists.

sarah princehorn
on South & Mt Hope

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