Rochester, Minnesota 

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Population

112,683

+8.1% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

2.3%

Median Income

$63,472

Median Home Price

$211,400

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
 $229,900 
4214 Trumpeter Dr SE
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 1886 SqFt
 $229,900 
4214 Trumpeter Dr SE
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 1886 SqFt
 $198,900 
1518 7 1/2 Ave NE
Bed 4 | Bath 2.0 | 2507 SqFt
 $244,900 
2625 60th St NW
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 2212 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
Political Ideology: Leaning liberal
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 2.3% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Rochester jobs have increased by 0.35%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Rochester's cost of living is 1.80% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Rochester's Cost of Living

VOTING
Olmsted county voted Democratic in the last three Presidential elections, after voting Republican in 2000 and 2004. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Rochester's population is 112,683 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 8.14%. 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 $211,400. 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. More Education


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Housing Market in Rochester

It's a good time to buy in Rochester. Home Appreciation is up 7.0% in the last 12 months. Browse Rochester Real Estate or Find top agents in Rochester

The median home price in Rochester is $211,400. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Rochester   28 Reviews
F*** You, Rochester, and F*** Minnesota. - 5/21/2019
Rochester's kind of like one of those little chocolates with the bright, cheery candy shell. Except the insides aren't chocolate. Living costs are creeping up and up... Read More

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Rochester, MN is a Midwest Gem - 4/23/2019
I lived in Rochester for over 2 decades. It's quite a gem in the Midwest. A metropolitan up and coming city. Home to the world-renowned Mayo Clinic. It is easy to get... Read More

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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ZIP CODES IN ROCHESTER, MINNESOTA
55901 55904 55902 55906 55905

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NEW LISTINGS IN ROCHESTER MN
$229,900
4214 Trumpeter Dr SE
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$198,900
1518 7 1/2 Ave NE
Bed 4 | Bath 2.0 |

$244,900
2625 60th St NW
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$219,900
4323 Valley Dr NW
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$209,900
1858 23rd St NW
Bed 4 | Bath 3.0 |

$189,900
1228 Harbor Dr SE
Bed 4 | Bath 2.0 |

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