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Overview
Population:106,769
Pop. Change:17%
State: Minnesota
Metro Area: Rochester Metro Area
County: Olmsted County
City:Rochester
Zip Code:55901, 55904, ... 5 more
Real Estate:For Sale
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Rochester's Real Estate Market
 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes
 • Median Condominiums


Interesting Facts about Rochester, Minnesota

As of 2012, Rochester's population is 106,769 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 17.08 percent.

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The median home cost in Rochester is $134,900. Home appreciation the last year has been 2.33 percent.

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Compared to the rest of the country, Rochester's cost of living is 2.60% Higher than the U.S. average.

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Rochester public schools spend $5,215 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $5,691. There are about 18 students per teacher in Rochester.

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The unemployment rate in Rochester is 4.20 percent(U.S. avg. is 8.60%). Recent job growth is Positive. Rochester jobs have Increased by 0.54 percent.


Ranked #10 Most Secure Places to Live 2011 (Mid-Size Cities)
Ranked #18 America's Best and Worst Cities for Crime (Smallest Metro Areas)
Ranked #101 Best Green Cities
Ranked #113 America's Most (and Least) Stressful Cities (117 Smallest Metro Areas)
Ranked #144 2005 Best Places to Live
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Map Of Rochester

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Average Commute time is 17 minutes. The National Average is 28 minutes.

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Rochester's Real Estate Market (click to see properties)

 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes