Rochester Metro Area, Minnesota 

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Population

223,062

+5.3% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

4.0%

Median Income

$64,210

Median Home Price

$263,200

Median Age

38.4

Comfort Index (Climate)

9.1 / 3.9

summer / winter

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Best Places to Live in Rochester Metro Area, 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 the Rochester metro area, while January and December are the least comfortable months.
State: Minnesota
County:
Metro Area: Rochester Metro Area
City: Rochester, Kasson, 105 total
Zip Codes: 55901, 55904, 55902, 55906, 55920, 55041, 55976, 55944, 55923, 55964, 37 total
Cost of Living: -9.3% lower
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 1006 ft above sea level

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Rochester, Mn Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Most Expensive HomesHomes less than 10 yrs old
All Single Family Homes
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.


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Rochester Metro Area is 4.0% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Rochester Metro Area jobs have increased by 0.4%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Rochester Metro Area's cost of living is 9.3% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Rochester Metro Area's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
August, June and July are the most pleasant months in the Rochester metro area, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, the Rochester metro area flipped slightly Democratic, 48.8% to 48.8%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Rochester Metro Area's population is 223,062 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 5.3%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 19.6 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Rochester Metro Area is Real Estate: $263,200. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.0%.

SCHOOLS
Rochester Metro Area public schools spend $12,158 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.9 students per teacher in Rochester Metro Area. More Education



Best Places to Live in Rochester Rankings


Housing Market in Rochester

It's a good time to buy in Rochester. Home Appreciation is up 9.6% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Rochester is $263,200.
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ZIP CODES IN ROCHESTER METRO AREA, MINNESOTA
55901, 55904, 55902, 55906, 55920, 55041, 55976, 55944, 55923, 55964, 37 total

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