Rochester named best pizza town in the country by Rent.com
A metropolis of New York has been named the best city for pizza in the United States. No, not that one.
It’s Rochester who has a “pizza” in the heart of the nation, according to Rent.com ranking of the best cities in the country.
“It might ruffle some feathers,” the study reads. “Just a six hour drive from New York State Thruway from New York is Rochester. The city of Lake Ontario is the third largest city in the state with over 200,000 residents. And she ranks # 1 thanks to serious availability.
The analysis did not necessarily take into account the tastiest pies. This means that pizza is ubiquitous and easily accessible to residents. Each city was rated on three factors:
- Percentage of pizzerias compared to all restaurants in a city
- Number of pizzerias per square mile
- Number of pizzerias per 100,000 inhabitants
Rochester was the top performer no matter how you slice him up. More than 18% of Rochester’s restaurants are pizzerias, according to Rent.com. It has four pizzerias per square mile and over 70 pizzerias per 100,000 inhabitants, making it the second best in the country.
The study nods to Rochester’s rich pizza history. It received the nickname “The Flour City” in the 1800s, when it was the largest flour-producing city in the country. Over 20 flour mills lined the Genesee River.
“The oldest known pizzeria in Rochester is the descendant of the original that of GiuseppeThe article says. “This first place was once on State Street in Brown Square, but is now throwing pies in Gates. Other pizzerias have appeared such as Perri’s Pizza, Proietti’s, Mama Taccone’s and Pontillo’s.
“Today you can find some of the best pizza in the nation’s best city for pizza anywhere, like Pizza stop, Nino’s pizzeria, Pizza assistant and Pizza Amico. Or, get super local with a slice of pizza on the garbage plate from Salvatore’s Old Fashioned Pizza. “
To top it off, Rent.com calculated the average one-bedroom apartment in Rochester at $ 1,224 per month, the second cheapest of the Top 10 Pizza Towns.
The honor adds to the city’s culinary accolades for 2021. Rochester has been crowned best small town in America for vegans last month, according to VegNews. He was nominated second best city for donut lovers and eighth best city for nightlife by Rent.com. Last year, Rochester ranked fourth among America’s best foodie towns in Apartment guide.
Rochester is great if you live to eat, but it’s also desirable to live, period, according to recent analysis. The city was a finalist for best place to buy a home in upstate New York according to research from the property insurance company Hippo.
Western and central New York were well represented on the list. Buffalo placed seventh and Syracuse was No.18.
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Rent.com Top 10 Best Cities for Pizza in America
1. Rochester, New York
2. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
3. New Haven, Connecticut
4. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
5. Bridgeport, Connecticut
6. Miami, Florida
7. Buffalo, New York
8. Cambridge, Massachusetts
9. Worcester, Massachusetts
10. Manchester, New Hampshire