Rochester, New York, is the third biggest city in the entire state. The 2010 census gave the city a population of over 200,000 people. Rochester is a longtime manufacturing hub, and its developments overtime has turned it into a center for business and industry in the state of New York. Rochester also has a prominent education system, with colleges such as the University of Rochester being renowned for their research programs. The Places Rated Almanac listed Rochester as the “most livable city” of nearly 400 metropolitan areas.