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What Bert Has To Say About Detroit-Warren-Dearborn Metro Area

Detroit’s seemingly endless grid-patterned suburbs spread mainly west of town, and the northern half of this suburban cluster has been split off of the formerly singular Detroit metro area. That northern half consists of the relatively new and prosperous suburbs spreading north into Oakland County, including not only the named places of Warren, Troy and Farmington Hills but also such familiar names as Southfield, Pontiac, Royal Oak, Auburn Hills and Bloomfield. These suburbs, located on once-agricultural land, are plain, business friendly and mostly family friendly.


Large city - Southeast Michigan, along the Detroit River, across the border from Windsor, Ontario, Canada See Local Real Estate
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City: Rochester
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Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 664 ft above sea level

Quick Facts About Rochester

    The unemployment rate in Rochester is 4.70 percent (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Rochester jobs have Increased by 1.79 percent. Learn more...
    Compared to the rest of the country, Rochester's cost of living is 23.10% Higher than the U.S. average. Learn more... or Compare Rochester's Cost of Living
    Rochester's population is 12,993 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 82.23 percent. Learn more...
    Average Commute time is 28 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn more...
    The median home cost in Rochester is $326,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -17.57%. Check out the homes in the area.
    Rochester public schools spend $11,593 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 17.9 students per teacher in Rochester. Learn more...

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It's a good time to buy in Rochester. Home Appreciation is up 5.4% in the last 12 months. Browse Rochester Real Estate.
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The winters are very cold and some snow days can be quite challenging. The summers are great with very little humidty and... (Read More)




Back in the 1970's and early 1980's, Rochester was a nice quiet little town that people lived in to get away from the craziness of other areas in Oakland and Macomb... (Read More)



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