A heavily populated urban neighborhood, the 19th Ward is located in Rochester, New York, in the 14619 zip code area of Monroe County. The median age of residents is 32.5 years. This community consists of single-family houses and apartments that are set on pedestrian friendly streets with ample public transportation. Interstate 390 borders the 19th Ward to the west, Chili Avenue to the north, Genesee Street to the east, and Scottsville Road to the south.
Elementary schools in the area include School 16-John Walton Spencer and School 44-Lincoln Park. Monroe Middle School services grades six through eight. High schools nearby include Joseph C. Wilson Magnet High School, Brighton High School, and James Monroe High School. Notable universities in the area include the Rochester Institute of Technology, University of Rochester, Monroe Community College, and Saint John Fisher College.
Avid golfers will delight in the selection of fine golf courses in the area such as Genesee Valley Golf Course, Oak Hill Country Club, Country Club of Rochester, and the prestigious Locust Hill Country Club. Locust Hill also hosts the annual Wegmans LPGA Tournament.
Bicyclists can enjoy the Erie Canal Heritage Trail, which runs for 70 miles between Lockport and Palmyra.
Ontario Beach Park lies approximately 18 minutes away and features the beautiful antique Denzel Carousel, Charlotte Pier and lighthouse, a swimming area, and a beach.
The Port of Rochester offers both fine dining, casual dining, and specialty boutiques. The Seabreeze Amusement Park is just 20 minutes away and offers a fun filled day for the whole family. George Eastman House, Strong National Museum of Play, and Strasenburgh Planetarium are a few noted attractions.