Rochester, Michigan 

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Population

12,987

+5.5% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.5%

Median Income

$76,133

Median Home Price

$358,200

Detroit Gifts

Best Places to Live in Rochester, Michigan

Large city - Southeast Michigan, along the Detroit River, across the border from Windsor, Ontario, Canada. August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Rochester, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Rochester, MI Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
Arts and culture
Professional sports
Cost of living
Cons
Economy
Violent crime
Urban decay


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.


QUICK FACTS

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Country: United States
State: Michigan
County: Oakland County
Metro Area: Detroit-Warren-Dearborn Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning liberal
City: Rochester
Zip Codes: No Zip Codes Here.
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 664 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Rochester is 3.5% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Rochester jobs have increased by 0.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Rochester's cost of living is 21.4% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Rochester's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Oakland county remained strongly Democratic, 56.2% to 42.2%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Rochester's population is 12,987 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 5.5%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 27.9 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Rochester is Real Estate: $358,200. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.0%.

SCHOOLS
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. More Education



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Housing Market in Rochester

It's a good time to buy in Rochester. Home Appreciation is up 6.0% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Rochester is $358,200.

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Reviews for Rochester   2 Reviews
Weather - 4/16/2011
The winters are very cold and some snow days can be quite challenging. The summers are great with very little humidty and... Read More

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Over-crowded - 11/28/2009
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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