Rochester, Minnesota 

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Population

112,683

+8.1% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.6%

Median Income

$63,472

Median Home Price

$229,800

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Best Places to Live in Rochester, Minnesota

Mid-sized city - Southeastern Minnesota, 45 miles west of Wisconsin and 35 miles north of Iowa. August, June and July are the most pleasant months in Rochester, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Rochester, MN 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
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.


QUICK FACTS

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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 3.6% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Rochester jobs have increased by 0.4%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Rochester's cost of living is 5.9% lower 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, Olmsted county remained strongly Democratic, 54.2% to 43.4%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Rochester's population is 112,683 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 8.1%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 16.2 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Rochester is Real Estate: $229,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.8%.

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 6.8% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Rochester is $229,800.

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Reviews for Rochester   30 Reviews
Bad for progressive thinkers and diversity - 10/30/2020
Rochester is very vanilla. As a progressive, this place is not good. The area leans conservative and you'll see Trump signs everywhere... so that tells you the type of... Read More

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Too cold for too long - 1/26/2020
I moved here over 20 years ago from California and I was in shock for the first couple of years that people actually lived in such a cold climate! Winter starts around... Read More

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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ZIP CODES IN ROCHESTER, MINNESOTA
55901 55904 55902 55906 55905

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