Rochester is a city located in Monroe County, New York, South of Lake Ontario. Rochester is the second largest economy in New York State, and has the nickname of “Flower City”. Ranked the 6th most “livable” city out of 379, and the 3rd best place to raise a family. Rochester is an international center of higher education, and is highly acclaimed for its role in both medical and technological development. Rochester has been the site of many inventions and innovations of consumer products and is home to corporations such as Kodak, Bausch & Lomb, and Xerox.