Rochester, Minnesota 

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Population

112,225

59% Growth

Unemployment Rate

2.9%

Median Income

$63,472

Avg. Home Price

$210,300

Best Places to Live in Rochester, Minnesota

Mid-sized city - Southeastern Minnesota, 45 miles west of Wisconsin and 35 miles north of Iowa
Pros
-Outdoor recreation
-Educated population
-Healthcare
Cons
-Arts & culture
-Entertainment
-Winter climate

Local Listings in Rochester, MN
 $324,900 
4690 White Pine Dr NW
Bed 4 | Bath 3.0 | 2380 SqFt
 $324,900 
4690 White Pine Dr NW
Bed 4 | Bath 3.0 | 2380 SqFt
 $178,206 
526 25th St SW
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 1172 SqFt
 $419,900 
1740 Echo Ridge St SW
Bed 4 | Bath 3.0 | 2429 SqFt

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.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: Minnesota
County: Olmsted County
Metro Area: Rochester Metro Area
City: Rochester
Zip Codes: 55901 55904 55902 55906 55905
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 1006 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Rochester is 2.9% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Rochester jobs have increased by 0.77%. Learn More...

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Rochester's cost of living is 1.80% lower 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%. 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 $210,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 10.58%. Check out the homes in the area or Find top agents in Rochester

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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Housing Market in Rochester

It's a good time to buy in Rochester. Home Appreciation is up 10.6% in the last 12 months. Browse Rochester Real Estate or Find top agents in Rochester

The median home price in Rochester is $210,300. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Rochester   26 Reviews
Why does winter have to last so long? - 9/7/2018
First off, I will start with the good. Rochester is small enough not to have the problems of bigger cities, not yet at least. Traffic is pretty decent, though it... Read More

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Med City - 2/14/2016
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

From the view of a Midwesterner - 6/10/2013
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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ZIP CODES IN ROCHESTER, MINNESOTA
55901 55904 55902 55906 55905

NEW LISTINGS IN ROCHESTER MN
$275,000
2528 Northern Hills Ct NE
Bed 4 | Bath 3.0

$419,900
2548 Lisa Ln NE
Bed 5 | Bath 3.0

$215,000
3022 Rose Heights Dr SE
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0

$334,900
5591 Harvest Lake Dr NW
Bed 4 | Bath 4.0

$179,850
1915 9 1/2 Ave SE
Bed 4 | Bath 2.0

$559,900
44 River Bluff Pl NW
Bed 3 | Bath 3.0

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