Best Colleges near Rochester, New York

Ranking Institution name Students Distance from the city
1
Cobleskill, ny
2 332 6 miles
2
Rochester, ny
0 8 miles
3
Rochester, ny
1 962 10 miles
4
Rochester, ny
2 753 10 miles
5
Rochester, ny
24 11 miles
6
Rochester, ny
355 11 miles
7
Rochester, ny
10 554 12 miles
8
Rochester, ny
0 12 miles
9
Rochester, ny
374 12 miles
10
Rochester, ny
1 177 12 miles
11
Brockport, ny
6 444 14 miles
12
Batavia, ny
3 469 32 miles
13
Batavia, ny
120 32 miles
14
Batavia, ny
45 33 miles
15
Geneseo, ny
5 277 35 miles
16
Canandaigua, ny
3 610 39 miles
17
Geneva, ny
2 267 46 miles
18
Geneva, ny
12 46 miles
19
Geneva, ny
13 46 miles

Education in Rochester

Rochester’s (New York) residents over 25 years of age with some college degree constitute 17.93 of the city’s population. Two-year college graduates make up 8.99. The share of four-year college graduates and Master graduates is 14.79 and 7.72 respectively. The shares of those with professional degree and doctorate degree are 1.67 and 0.95 accordingly.

Economy of Rochester

The household income in Rochester, New York, is 30708 compared to the country’s average of 53046. The family median income is 35749. The sales and income taxes are 8 and 6.45. Income per capita is 18757. The unemployment rate makes 7.4 compared to 6.3 in the entire United States.

Cost of living in Rochester

The overall cost of living in Rochester, New York, is 80 average for the entire country, if we take the average indicator for the United States as 100. The indicator of charges for utilities services is 100, the cost of housing is 35. Transportation expenses make 108 points, and health and grocery costs are 104 and 98 respectively.

Air pollution and health in Rochester

The indicator of air quality in Rochester, New York, is 84.4 on a scale from 0 to 100 points (higher is better), according to EPA reports. The water quality is among the average with the index of 48 compared to 55 for the United States. The number of physicians per 100 thousand residents is 413 and the overall health costs make 104.2 if we take the indicator of 100 as country’s average.

Climate in Rochester

Rochester, New York, gets 165 sunny days per year, compared to the country’s average of 205. The number of days with precipitations is 161 – Rochester has the annual rainfall of 32.2 inches and snowfall of 85.6 inches. The comfort index on the scale from 0 to 100 (higher is better) based on the effect of humidity and temperature is 53. The UV exposure index is 3.4.


Data provided by U.S. Department of Education Institute of Education Sciences nces.ed.gov