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Pros

-Outdoor recreation
-Educated population
-Healthcare

Cons

-Arts & culture
-Entertainment
-Winter climate


What Bert Has To Say About Rochester Metro Area


Rochester is a mid-sized commercial and agricultural center with a diverse economy. But its biggest claim to fame is the renowned Mayo Clinic medical research and practice center, which covers some 18 city blocks in the downtown core. This is a major economic driver as well as a strong healthcare presence in the area. Mayo and its related facilities give Rochester the best healthcare statistics and rating in the country, and brings a strong educational presence as well.

Highlights


Mid-sized city - Southeastern Minnesota, 45 miles west of Wisconsin and 35 miles north of Iowa See local real estate
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City: Rochester
Zip Codes: 55901, 55904, ... 5 total
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 1006 ft above sea level

Quick Facts About Rochester


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Rochester is 2.90 percent (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Rochester jobs have Increased by 0.77 percent. Learn more...
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Rochester's cost of living is 1.10% Higher than the U.S. average. Learn more... or Compare Rochester's Cost of Living
    POPULATION
    Rochester's population is 112,225 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 58.63 percent. Learn more...
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 16 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn more...
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Rochester is $178,550. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -1.16%. Check out the homes in the area.
    SCHOOLS
    Rochester public schools spend $12,776 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 16.7 students per teacher in Rochester. Learn more...

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Rochester Housing Market


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  2/14/2016
Med City

Looks like I have to write something here prior to commenting on other people's posts, so here goes. Outside of climate, Rochester, MN is a great place to live. With a... (Read More)

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  6/10/2013
From the view of a Midwesterner

I am an upper 20-something, young married individual with no children and 2 small dogs. I grew up in a town of about 13,000 people in Iowa, went to college in a town of... (Read More)

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  9/24/2012
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