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The 2016 Rochester, Minnesota, population is 112,225. There are 2,055 people per square mile (population density).

Family in Rochester, Minnesota

The median age is 35.3. The US median is 37.4. 53.42% of people in Rochester, Minnesota, are married. 10.04% are divorced.

The average household size is 2.44 people. 35.91% of people are married, with children. 14.91% have children, but are single.

Race in Rochester, Minnesota

78.06% of people are white, 6.61% are black, 7.08% are asian, 0.09% are native american, and 0.03% claim 'Other'.

5.37% of the people in Rochester, Minnesota, claim hispanic ethnicity (meaning 94.63% are non-hispanic).

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  PEOPLERochester, MinnesotaUnited States
  Population  112,225321,418,820
  Population - 2010  104,201308,745,538
  Population - 2000  85,806285,036,114
  Population - 1990  70,745251,960,433
  Pop. 1990 to Now  58.63%27.57%
  Pop. 2000 to Now  30.79%12.76%
  Pop. Density  2,05591
  Land Area  553,531,905
  Water Area  0264,837
  Median Age  35.337.4
  Female Population  51.52%50.81%
  Male Population  48.48%49.19%
  Age 0 to 4  7.42%6.36%
  Age 5 to 9  7.55%6.51%
  Age 10 to 14  5.99%6.59%
  Age 15 to 17  3.54%4.03%
  Age 18 to 20  3.01%4.35%
  Age 21 to 24  5.07%5.61%
  Age 25 to 34  16.98%13.47%
  Age 35 to 44  12.60%12.97%
  Age 45 to 54  13.48%14.09%
  Age 55 to 59  6.19%6.57%
  Age 60 to 64  4.84%5.72%
  Age 65 to 74  6.71%7.64%
  Age 75 to 84  4.47%4.26%
  Age 85 and over  2.15%1.85%
  White  78.06%62.77%
  Black  6.61%12.24%
  Asian  7.08%4.95%
  Native American  0.09%0.66%
  Hawaiian, Pacific Islander  0.01%0.16%
  Other  0.03%0.20%
  Two or More Races  2.75%2.13%
  Hispanic  5.37%16.90%
  Non-Hispanic  94.63%83.10%
  Households  43,651116,211,000
  Family Households  27,12876,958,100
  Non Family Households  16,52339,253,000
  Household Size  2.442.63
  Married Population  53.42%50.58%
  Single Population  46.58%49.42%
  Now Married  52.50%48.41%
  Married but Separated  0.92%2.17%
  Never Married  31.88%32.55%
  Widowed  4.66%5.95%
  Divorced  10.04%10.92%
  Married, w/children  35.91%31.68%
  Married, no children  42.97%41.44%
  Single, w/children  14.91%16.94%
  Single, no children  6.22%9.95%


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A good place - If you're married with 2.5 kids
I grew up in this area and even spent several years after college in Rochester. Have a family? Great place to be! BUT -- It's really not a great place to be for young... (read more)
Rochester, Minnesota; A great place to be from.
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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)
Best of both worlds
I recently moved from Dallas, TX to Rochester, MN. It has been quite a shock to say the least. However, the cultural diversity despite the small town feel is great. ... (read more)
Minnesota Nice
I've been here for a couple years now for work. Like others have said it's great if you're married with kids. In my experience the people aren't that nice, they just... (read more)
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