Rochester, Minnesota

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Population in 2017: 115,733 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: +34.9%
Males: 55,312  (47.8%)
Females: 60,421  (52.2%)
Median resident age:

35.9 years
Minnesota median age:

37.9 years

Zip codes: 55901, 55902, 55904, 55905, 55906, 55976.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $75,464 (it was $49,090 in 2000)
Rochester:

$75,464
MN:

$68,388

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $38,345 (it was $24,811 in 2000)

Rochester city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $211,900 (it was $110,900 in 2000)
Rochester:

$211,900
MN:

$224,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $237,042; detached houses: $249,252; townhouses or other attached units: $203,590; in 2-unit structures: $140,504; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $141,276; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $210,036; mobile homes: $45,036

Median gross rent in 2017: $982.

March 2019 cost of living index in Rochester: 104.1 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 10.6%
(7.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 43.7% for Black residents, 23.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 6.9% for American Indian residents, 8.5% for other race residents, 7.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Rochester, MN (2017)
    • 85,89074.6%White alone
    • 9,5298.3%Black alone
    • 9,1728.0%Asian alone
    • 7,0986.2%Hispanic
    • 2,5142.2%Two or more races
    • 7290.6%Other race alone
    • 5340.5%American Indian alone

Races in Rochester detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Minnesota and other state lists, there were 22 registered sex offenders living in Rochester, Minnesota as of May 24, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Rochester is 5,182 to 1.


Crime rates in Rochester by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(2.1)
2
(2.0)
4
(4.0)
1
(1.0)
1
(1.0)
1
(0.9)
2
(1.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(1.8)
1
(0.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(0.9)
5
(4.3)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
51
(54.3)
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A50
(45.6)
46
(41.2)
47
(41.8)
76
(67.1)
61
(52.9)
58
(49.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
71
(75.6)
81
(84.7)
76
(77.3)
65
(64.6)
58
(56.9)
58
(55.2)
65
(60.4)
55
(50.7)
54
(49.2)
52
(46.5)
50
(44.4)
49
(43.2)
46
(39.9)
41
(35.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
139
(148.1)
152
(159.0)
140
(142.4)
133
(132.2)
142
(139.4)
123
(117.1)
102
(94.8)
104
(95.8)
110
(100.3)
105
(94.0)
100
(88.9)
117
(103.3)
116
(100.7)
123
(105.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
421
(448.5)
486
(508.4)
460
(468.0)
534
(530.9)
398
(390.6)
399
(379.9)
425
(395.0)
495
(455.9)
429
(391.2)
338
(302.6)
468
(415.8)
375
(331.0)
288
(249.9)
353
(301.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,917
(2,042)
1,892
(1,979)
1,928
(1,962)
2,133
(2,121)
2,343
(2,300)
1,925
(1,833)
1,809
(1,681)
2,137
(1,968)
2,026
(1,847)
1,775
(1,589)
1,987
(1,766)
1,972
(1,740)
1,757
(1,525)
1,952
(1,668)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
127
(135.3)
147
(153.8)
168
(170.9)
186
(184.9)
104
(102.1)
105
(100.0)
89
(82.7)
89
(82.0)
103
(93.9)
110
(98.5)
91
(80.9)
132
(116.5)
98
(85.0)
130
(111.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
29
(30.9)
55
(57.5)
37
(37.6)
27
(26.8)
26
(25.5)
24
(22.9)
20
(18.6)
13
(12.0)
8
(7.3)
8
(7.2)
3
(2.7)
0
(0.0)
5
(4.3)
3
(2.6)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)219.7231.2222.2231.1214.5188.6178.4192.8180.1161.9172.5189.4161.5176.4

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City-data.com crime index in Rochester, MN

Crime rate in Rochester detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 198 (137 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.17
Minnesota average:

1.67
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Rochester, MN City Guides:

Ancestries: German (19.8%), Norwegian (10.8%), American (5.6%), Irish (4.7%), Somali (4.7%), English (2.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 39.6 square miles.

Population density: 2,922 people per square mile   (average).

Rochester, Minnesota map

17,088 residents are foreign born (3.8% Africa, 3.4% Asia, 2.6% Latin America, 1.5% Europe).

This city:

14.9%
Minnesota:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,543 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,224 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (71.6 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (285.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Byron, MN (2.9 miles ),
Oronoco, MN (3.2 miles ),
Stewartville, MN (3.4 miles ),
Eyota, MN (3.5 miles ),
Elgin, MN (3.6 miles ),
Kasson, MN (3.7 miles ),
Mantorville, MN (3.8 miles ),
Hammond, MN (3.8 miles)

Latitude: 44.03 N, Longitude: 92.47 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +26,482 (+22.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 54,786 (89.6%)

Area code: 507

Distribution of median household income in Rochester, MN in 2017
Distribution of house value in Rochester, MN in 2017
Rochester satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 428 buildings, average cost: $129,500
  • 1998: 564 buildings, average cost: $131,400
  • 1999: 637 buildings, average cost: $138,500
  • 2000: 590 buildings, average cost: $142,000
  • 2001: 787 buildings, average cost: $136,800
  • 2002: 962 buildings, average cost: $142,000
  • 2003: 921 buildings, average cost: $169,000
  • 2004: 1040 buildings, average cost: $183,900
  • 2005: 702 buildings, average cost: $198,000
  • 2006: 507 buildings, average cost: $208,200
  • 2007: 420 buildings, average cost: $196,500
  • 2008: 287 buildings, average cost: $233,700
  • 2009: 265 buildings, average cost: $190,200
  • 2010: 200 buildings, average cost: $207,100
  • 2011: 195 buildings, average cost: $216,500
  • 2012: 299 buildings, average cost: $227,800
  • 2013: 323 buildings, average cost: $238,600
  • 2014: 352 buildings, average cost: $235,300
  • 2015: 359 buildings, average cost: $239,300
  • 2016: 403 buildings, average cost: $244,200
  • 2017: 437 buildings, average cost: $272,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Rochester, MN residents
Average permit cost in Rochester, MN
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.1%
Minnesota:

4.1%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Rochester, MN
Historical housing units in Rochester, MN

Population change in the 1990s: +13,886 (+19.3%).
Most common industries in Rochester, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (29.5%)
  • Computer & electronic products (9.2%)
  • Educational services (6.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.7%)
  • Construction (4.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.6%)
  • Social assistance (2.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Health care (20.2%)
  • Computer & electronic products (13.2%)
  • Construction (8.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.3%)
  • Educational services (3.9%)
  • Public administration (2.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (39.3%)
  • Educational services (9.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.7%)
  • Computer & electronic products (5.1%)
  • Social assistance (5.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.2%)
Most common occupations in Rochester, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2017
  • Registered nurses (6.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.0%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.8%)
  • Computer specialists (4.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.6%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (3.6%)
  • Child care workers (2.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2017
  • Computer specialists (7.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.2%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (3.9%)
  • Life and physical scientists (2.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (2.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2017
  • Registered nurses (11.5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.6%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (3.3%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (2.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (2.7%)

Average climate in Rochester, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Rochester, Minnesota environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 68.1. This is about average.

City:

68.1
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2016 was 0.752. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.752
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 21.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.7
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.71. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.71
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Rochester-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Minnesota state average. It is 38% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/16/1962, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 4.0 miles away from the Rochester city center injured 34 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/15/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 39.1 miles away from the city center killed 13 people and injured 462 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Rochester-area historical earthquake activity is near Minnesota state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 208.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 219.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 253.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 453.2 miles away from Rochester center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 344.5 miles away from Rochester center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 431.4 miles away from Rochester center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Olmsted County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Rochester topographic map

Main business address for: PEMSTAR INC (PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARDS), HMN FINANCIAL INC (SAVINGS INSTITUTION, FEDERALLY CHARTERED).

Hospitals in Rochester:

  • ALLENDALE HOUSE (2847 19TH AVENUE NORTHWEST)
  • HEARTLAND HOSPICE (3143 SUPERIOR DRIVE NORTHWEST SUITE A & B)
  • MAYO CLINIC METHODIST HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Other, 201 WEST CENTER STREET)
  • MAYO CLINIC-ST MARY'S HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Church, 1216 SECOND STREET WEST)
  • MAYO HOSPICE PROGRAM (200 FIRST ST SW)
  • MAYO PSYCHIATRY AND PSYCHOLOGY TRTMT CTR (provides emergency services, 1216 SECOND STREET SOUTHWEST)
  • OLMSTED MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 1650 FOURTH STREET SOUTHEAST)
  • REM RIVER BLUFFS (WILLOW CR B) (2206 11TH AVE SE)
  • ROCHESTER MSOCS (448 17TH STREET SOUTHWEST)
  • SEASONS HOSPICE (5650 WEATHERHILL RD SW)

Airports and heliports located in Rochester:

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Colleges/Universities in Rochester:

  • Rochester Community and Technical College (Full-time enrollment: 4,444; Location: 851 30th Ave SE; Public; Website: www.rctc.edu/)
  • University of Minnesota-Rochester (Full-time enrollment: 386; Location: 300 University Square 111 South Broadway; Public; Website: www.r.umn.edu/index.htm)
  • Minnesota School of Business-Rochester (Full-time enrollment: 335; Location: 2521 Pennington Drive NW; Private, for-profit; Website: www.msbcollege.edu/)
  • Mayo School of Health Sciences (Full-time enrollment: 302; Location: 200 First St SW; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.mayo.edu/mshs/; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Mayo Graduate School (Full-time enrollment: 279; Location: 200 1st St SW; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.mayo.edu/mgs/index.html; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Crossroads College (Full-time enrollment: 138; Location: 920 Mayowood Road SW; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.crossroadscollege.edu)
  • National American University-Rochester (Full-time enrollment: 107; Location: 3906 East Frontage Highway 52 Road Northwest; Private, for-profit; Website: www.national.edu/locations/rochester)
  • Nova Academy of Cosmetology (Full-time enrollment: 94; Location: 1629 N Broadway Ste 7; Private, for-profit; Website: www.nova-academy.com)
  • Rochester School of Hair Design (Full-time enrollment: 47; Location: 4229 Highway 52 North; Private, for-profit; Website: www.rochesterschoolofhairdesign.com)
  • Mayo Medical School (Location: 200 1st St SW; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.mayo.edu/mms/; Offers Doctor's degree)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Rochester:

  • Riverland Community College (about 36 miles; Austin, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,321)
  • Saint Mary's University of Minnesota (about 39 miles; Winona, MN; FT enrollment: 4,022)
  • Winona State University (about 42 miles; Winona, MN; FT enrollment: 8,397)
  • St Olaf College (about 47 miles; Northfield, MN; FT enrollment: 3,141)
  • University of Wisconsin-River Falls (about 58 miles; River Falls, WI; FT enrollment: 5,868)
  • Dakota County Technical College (about 58 miles; Rosemount, MN; FT enrollment: 2,478)
  • Luther College (about 60 miles; Decorah, IA; FT enrollment: 2,700)

Biggest public high schools in Rochester:

  • ROCHESTER OFF-CAMPUS CHARTER HIGH (Location: 2364 VALLEYHIGH DR NW, Grades: 9-12, Charter school)
  • ROCHESTER STEM ACADEMY (Location: 415 16TH ST SW, Grades: 9-12, Charter school)
  • ROCHESTER PHOENIX ACADEMY (Location: 334 16TH ST SE, Grades: KG-12)
  • CARE & TREATMENT HOSPITAL/HOMEBOUND (Location: 334 16TH ST SE, Grades: KG-12)
  • JOHN MARSHALL SENIOR HIGH (Location: 1510 14TH ST NW, Grades: 8-12)
  • MAYO SENIOR HIGH (Location: 1420 11TH AVE SE, Grades: 8-12)
  • CENTURY SENIOR HIGH (Location: 2525 VIOLA RD NE, Grades: 8-12)
  • TRANSITION TO ADULT PROGRAM (Location: 334 16TH ST SW, Grades: 11-12)
  • CARE & TREATMENT JDC/VON WALD (Location: 334 16TH ST SE, Grades: 5-12)
  • ROCHESTER ALTERNATIVE LEARNING CTR (Location: 37 WOODLAKE DR SE, Grades: 6-12)

Private high schools in Rochester:

  • LOURDES HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 475, Location: 621 W CENTER ST, Grades: 9-12)
  • SCHAEFFER ACADEMY (Students: 377, Location: 2700 SCHAEFFER LN NE, Grades: KG-12)
  • VICTORY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 40, Location: 606 36TH AVE SE, Grades: PK-12)
  • ROCHESTER PENTECOSTAL SCHOOL (Students: 23, Location: 3657 SHEFFIELD LN SE, Grades: PK-12)
  • FAITH CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 15, Location: 4016 28TH ST SE, Grades: 1-12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Rochester:

Private elementary/middle schools in Rochester:

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Library in Rochester:

  • ROCHESTER PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $6,121,399; Location: 101 2ND STREET SE; 363,039 books; 31,882 e-books; 34,904 audio materials; 39,598 video materials; 21 local licensed databases; 14 state licensed databases; 614 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Winona State University--Rochester exists IN Rochester and serves about 1500 students per year, offering a variety of Undergraduate and Graduate degrees, plus extensive service to the community.
  • The Mayo Clinic is the name of the main medical center, and it is also the primary employer in Rochester.
  • Rochester, MN also has zip code 55903

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Rochester: Barclay Square (A), Oak Summit Golf Course (B), Northern Hills Golf Course (C), Olmsted County Fairgrounds (D), Soldiers Field Golf Course (E), Willow Creek Country Club (F), Rochester Country Club (G), Eastwood Golf Course (H), Rochester (I), Brookside RV Park (J), Quarry Hill Nature Center (K), MRI Building (L), Medical Services Building (M), Stabile Building (N), Lanmark Center (O), Massey Building (P), 201 Building (Q), Franklin Heating Station (R), Hilton Building (S), Guggenheim Building (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Broadway Commons Shopping Center (1), Miracle Mile Shopping Center (2), Galleria Mall (3), Maplewood Mall (4), Northbrook Shopping Center (5), Northgate Mall (6), Crossroads Shopping Center (7), Apache Mall (8), Soldiers Field Plaza Mall (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Rochester include: PEMSTAR INC (A), HMN FINANCIAL INC (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Rochester include: Community Presbyterian Church (A), Elim Baptist Church (B), Seventh Day Adventist Church (C), Rochester Mennonite Fellowship (D), Saint Luke's Episcopal Church (E), Gethsemane Lutheran Church (F), Apostolic Holiness Church (G), Good Shepherd Lutheran Church (H), Soul Harbor Christian Fellowship (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Oakwood Cemetery (1), Calvary Cemetery (2), Rosamount Cemetery (3), Rochester State Hospital Cemetery (4), Grandview Memorial Gardens (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Bamber Lake (A), Silver Lake (B), Lake George (C), Silver Lake (D), Cascade Lake (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Badger Run (A), Silver Creek (B), Bear Creek (C), Cascade Creek (D), Willow Creek (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Rochester include: Elton Hills Park (1), Kutzky Park (2), Mayo Park (3), Northern Heights Park (4), Quarry Hill Park (5), Silver Lake Park (6), Slatterly Park (7), Soldiers Field Park (8), Viking Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Mayowood Mansion (Museums; 1195 West Circle Drive Southwest) (1), History Center of Olmsted County (Museums; 1195 West Circle Drive Southwest) (2), Heritage House (Museums; 225 1st Avenue Northwest) (3), Rochester Art Center (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 40 Civic Center Drive Southeast) (4), Selco (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 2600 19th Street Northwest) (5), Hawkins Richard (Amusement & Theme Parks; 2207 7th Street Northwest) (6), D & R Vending (Amusement & Theme Parks; 2207 7th Street Northwest) (7), Premier Travel Discounts (2424 25th Street Northwest) (8), Heartland Tours and Travel (Tours & Charters; 1825 North Broadway) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Best Western (20 5th Ave NW) (1), Maria's (1139 2nd Street Southwest) (2), Econo Lodge Downtown (519 Third Avenue Southwest) (3), Staybridge Suites by Holiday Inn (1211 2nd Street Southwest) (4), Bell Tower Inn (1235 2nd Street Southwest) (5), Rochester/West Super 8 Motel (1608 2nd St SW) (6), Kahler Hotel (20 2nd Avenue Southwest) (7), Extended Stay America (2814 43rd Street Northwest) (8), Log Cabin Motel & Grill (2345 Marion Road Southeast) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: United States Government - Federal Bureau Of Investigation (1301 Salem Road Southwest) (1), Olmsted County Offices - County Building Code Inspections- District Court Ju (151 4th Street Southeast) (2), Public Defender-Third Judicial District (400 South Broadway) (3), Olmsted County Offices - District Court Judges (151 4th Street Southeast) (4), Olmsted County Offices - District Court Administration- General Informa (151 4th Street Southeast) (5). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

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Olmsted County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Rochester and their reported violations in the past:

BRIARWOOD SUBDIVISION (Address: 1020 30th Street SE , Population served: 90, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from SEP-03-2013 to SEP-19-2013), St Public Notif requested (NOV-20-2013), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-20-2013), St Public Notif received (JAN-03-2014), St Compliance achieved (FEB-04-2014)
CHOSEN VALLEY MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 73, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - Between JAN-01-2012 and JAN-17-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from NOV-01-2011 to DEC-02-2011), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-06-2012), St Compliance achieved (JAN-17-2012)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Rochester that have no violations reported:

  • CHESTER HEIGHTS (Population served: 300, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • HALLMARK TERRACE MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 185, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Minnesota:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

62.4%
Whole state:

64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.4%
Whole state:

6.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Rochester in 2010:

  • 949 people in federal prisons
  • 646 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 460 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 156 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 119 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 116 people in college/university student housing
  • 80 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 30 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 19 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 13 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 11 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 9 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 7 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles

People in group quarters in Rochester in 2000:

  • 839 people in federal prisons and detention centers
  • 531 people in nursing homes
  • 460 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 261 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 186 people in religious group quarters
  • 136 people in other group homes
  • 128 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 123 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 94 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 36 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 33 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 19 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 19 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 13 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 11 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 8 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
Arena or stadium:
  • Mayo Civic Center. Capacity: 7,200.

Banks with most branches in Rochester (2011 data):

  • Think Mutual Bank: 7 branches. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $1,458.5 mil, Deposits: $1,165.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 11 total offices
  • Premier Bank Rochester: Green Meadows Branch, Wal-Mart North Office, Wellner Branch, at 421 First Avenue, S.W., 37th Street. Info updated 2010/03/05: Bank assets: $144.9 mil, Deposits: $132.9 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices
  • Associated Bank, National Association: Rochester Subway Branch, Rochester Apache Mall Branch, Rochester Downtown Branch, Rochester Hy-Vee North Branch, Rochester Hy-Vee South Branch. Info updated 2008/09/12: Bank assets: $21,715.0 mil, Deposits: $15,244.4 mil, headquarters in Green Bay, WI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 282 total offices, Holding Company: Associated Banc-Corp
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Circle Drive Northwest Branch, Northside Branch, Green Meadows Branch, Rochester Center Street Branch, Rochester Main Branch. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Home Federal Savings Bank: at 1016 Civic Center Drive, 13 Rochester - 55th Street Branch, 3 Rochester - S Broadway Branch, 17 Rochester - 1st Ave Branch, 20 Rochester - Superior Dr Branch. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $790.1 mil, Deposits: $657.4 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 14 total offices
  • Eastwood Bank: Private Banking & Trus, Rochester Branch, Northside Branch, Southside Branch. Info updated 2007/07/24: Bank assets: $554.6 mil, Deposits: $452.4 mil, headquarters in Kasson, MN, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Eastwood Financial Corporation Employee Profit Sharing And Stock Ownership Plan
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Rochester West Circle Drive Branch, Rochester Branch, East Circle Drive Branch, Rochester Fourth Street Branch. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Sterling State Bank: Rochester 25th Street Branch, Rochester Facility, Rochester Branch, North Rochester Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $308.5 mil, Deposits: $267.4 mil, headquarters in Austin, MN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Sterling Financial Group, Inc.
  • Merchants Bank, National Association: Rochester Northwest Plaza Branch at 3586 55th Street Nw, branch established on 2002/01/07; Rochester Green Meadows Branch at 1600 Greenview Dr Sw, branch established on 1923/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/06: Bank assets: $1,241.1 mil, Deposits: $1,007.4 mil, headquarters in Winona, MN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 19 total offices, Holding Company: Merchants Financial Group, Inc.
  • 3 other banks with 3 local branches

For population 15 years and over in Rochester:

Marital status in Rochester, MN
  • Never married: 31.3%
  • Now married: 54.0%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 4.7%
  • Divorced: 8.7%

For population 25 years and over in Rochester:

  • High school or higher: 95.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 47.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 20.5%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.5
Minnesota average:

10.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Rochester
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Rochester, MN (based on Olmsted County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic33,23610
Mainline Protestant28,62538
Evangelical Protestant26,36574
Other3,78115
Orthodox2001
Black Protestant621
None51,979-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 17
Olmsted County:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
Here:

0.36 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
This county:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 45
Olmsted County:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 81
Here:

5.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Olmsted County:

5.8%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

26.7%
State:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

10.9%
Minnesota:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

51.7%
Minnesota:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Rochester:

50.4%
State:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Rochester:

28.2
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

20.4%
Minnesota:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

9.6%
State:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Rochester:

32.8%
State:

33.2%

General health condition:
Rochester:

59.2%
State:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Rochester:

80.6%
State:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Rochester, MN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 137$978,495$85,7086$22,455
Electric Power 119$867,785$87,5081$1,143
Firefighters 95$729,647$92,1660$0
Streets and Highways 74$476,610$77,2880$0
Parks and Recreation 72$394,172$65,695153$68,913
Financial Administration 60$445,441$89,0880$0
Police - Other 53$316,419$71,6421$396
Local Libraries 50$283,809$68,11482$58,756
Sewerage 40$232,126$69,6381$1,278
Other and Unallocable 40$263,086$78,9265$1,718
Solid Waste Management 34$157,777$55,6860$0
Water Supply 19$137,822$87,0451$520
Other Government Administration 16$122,361$91,7712$1,809
Judicial and Legal 12$89,245$89,2451$1,550
Fire - Other 6$60,798$121,5960$0
Transit 5$28,172$67,6130$0
Totals for Government 832$5,583,765$80,535253$158,538

Rochester government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Electric Utilities: $20,139,000 ($174.01)
    Water Utilities: $5,138,000 ($44.40)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $118,272,000 ($1021.94)
    Police Protection: $24,608,000 ($212.63)
    Parks and Recreation: $16,554,000 ($143.04)
    Local Fire Protection: $15,539,000 ($134.27)
    Sewerage: $12,579,000 ($108.69)
    Regular Highways: $10,193,000 ($88.07)
    Libraries: $7,393,000 ($63.88)
    Transit Utilities: $7,171,000 ($61.96)
    General - Other: $6,401,000 ($55.31)
    Water Utilities: $6,385,000 ($55.17)
    Air Transportation: $3,840,000 ($33.18)
    Central Staff Services: $3,621,000 ($31.29)
    Parking Facilities: $3,406,000 ($29.43)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $3,225,000 ($27.87)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,578,000 ($13.63)
    Financial Administration: $1,518,000 ($13.12)
    Housing and Community Development: $584,000 ($5.05)
    General Public Buildings: $583,000 ($5.04)
    Natural Resources - Other: $475,000 ($4.10)
    Health - Other: $376,000 ($3.25)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $30,670,000 ($265.01)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $71,144,000 ($614.73)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parking Facilities: $700,000 ($6.05)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $66,026,000 ($570.50)

Rochester government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $31,919,000 ($275.80)
    Parks and Recreation: $7,244,000 ($62.59)
    Parking Facilities: $6,814,000 ($58.88)
    Other: $3,698,000 ($31.95)
    Air Transportation: $1,787,000 ($15.44)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $567,000 ($4.90)
    Housing and Community Development: $498,000 ($4.30)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $878,000 ($7.59)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $123,073,000 ($1063.42)
    General Revenue - Other: $12,739,000 ($110.07)
    Special Assessments: $4,705,000 ($40.65)
    Fines and Forfeits: $707,000 ($6.11)
    Donations From Private Sources: $394,000 ($3.40)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $145,609,000 ($1258.15)
    Water Utilities: $8,440,000 ($72.93)
    Transit Utilities: $2,136,000 ($18.46)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $29,616,000 ($255.90)
    General Local Government Support: $9,726,000 ($84.04)
    Highways: $8,107,000 ($70.05)
    Transit Utilities: $4,807,000 ($41.54)
  • Tax - Property: $54,588,000 ($471.67)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $11,691,000 ($101.02)
    Other Selective Sales: $9,660,000 ($83.47)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $3,783,000 ($32.69)

Rochester government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $2,213,000,000 ($19121.60)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,213,000,000 ($19121.60)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $332,346,000 ($2871.66)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $318,900,000 ($2755.48)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,446,000 ($116.18)

Rochester government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $84,014,000 ($725.93)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $132,463,000 ($1144.56)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,213,000,000 ($19121.60)

6.27% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($58,336 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.27%
Minnesota average:

7.10%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($277 average AGI)
Olmsted County:

0.04%
Minnesota average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Hennepin County, MN  0.34% ($51,256 average AGI)
from Dodge County, MN  0.30% ($53,516)
from Winona County, MN  0.26% ($43,295)


6.02% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($67,773 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.02%
Minnesota average:

7.17%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($413 average AGI)
Olmsted County:

0.04%
Minnesota average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Hennepin County, MN  0.55% ($66,246 average AGI)
to Dodge County, MN  0.37% ($53,674)
to Goodhue County, MN  0.25% ($54,682)
Businesses in Rochester, MN
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1Kohl's1
AT&T2Kroger1
Abercrombie & Fitch1La Quinta1
Ace Hardware4La-Z-Boy2
Advance Auto Parts1Lane Bryant1
Aeropostale1Lane Furniture3
AmericInn1LensCrafters1
American Eagle Outfitters2Little Caesars Pizza1
Applebee's2Lowe's1
Arby's3Macy's1
Ashley Furniture1Marriott5
Audi1MasterBrand Cabinets16
AutoZone1Maurices2
BMW1Mazda1
Bakers Square2McDonald's6
Barnes & Noble2Men's Wearhouse2
Bath & Body Works2Menards2
Bed Bath & Beyond1Microtel1
Best Western1Motel 61
Budget Car Rental2Motherhood Maternity2
Buffalo Wild Wings1New Balance6
Burger King3New York & Co1
Caribou Coffee7Nike10
Carson Pirie Scott1Nissan1
Catherines1OfficeMax1
Charlotte Russe1Old Country Buffet1
Chevrolet1Old Navy1
Chico's1Olive Garden1
Chipotle2Outback1
Chuck E. Cheese's1Outback Steakhouse1
Clarion1Pac Sun1
Cold Stone Creamery3Panera Bread2
Coldwater Creek1Papa John's Pizza2
Comfort Inn1Payless1
Comfort Suites1Penske1
Curves1PetSmart2
Dairy Queen5Pier 1 Imports1
Days Inn1Pizza Hut3
Deb1Quality1
Decora Cabinetry4Quiznos3
Dennys1RadioShack1
Discount Tire2Ramada1
Domino's Pizza2Red Lobster1
DressBarn1Sam's Club1
Dressbarn1Sears2
Econo Lodge1Slumberland1
Express1Spencer Gifts1
Extended Stay America2Sprint Nextel2
Famous Footwear2Staples1
Fashion Bug1Starbucks4
FedEx15Subaru1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Subway11
Foot Locker1Super 82
Ford1T-Mobile8
GNC2T.G.I. Driday's1
GameStop4T.J.Maxx1
Gap1Taco Bell3
Goodwill5Talbots1
Gymboree1Target2
H&R Block3The Room Place1
Hilton4Toyota1
Hobby Lobby1Toys"R"Us1
Holiday Inn2Trader Joe's1
Home Depot1U-Haul4
Honda1UPS15
Hot Topic1Vans3
Hyundai1Verizon Wireless4
J. Jill1Victoria's Secret1
JCPenney1Volkswagen1
Jimmy John's2Walgreens2
Jones New York2Walmart2
Journeys1Wendy's3
Justice1Wet Seal1
KFC2YMCA1
Kmart1

Strongest AM radio stations in Rochester:

  • KROC (1340 AM; 1 kW; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KOLM (1520 AM; 10 kW; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: OLMSTED COUNTY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KWEB (1270 AM; 5 kW; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KNFX (970 AM; 5 kW; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KDHL (920 AM; 5 kW; FARIBAULT, MN; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WDGY (630 AM; 8 kW; HUDSON, WI; Owner: 630 RADIO, INCORPORATED)
  • WMEQ (880 AM; 10 kW; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)

Strongest FM radio stations in Rochester:

  • KNXR (97.5 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: UNITED AUDIO CORPORATION)
  • KLSE-FM (91.7 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KZSE (90.7 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • K285EL (104.9 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • K292EM (106.3 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA B/C COMPANY)
  • KFSI (92.9 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: FAITH SOUND, INC.)
  • KWWK (96.5 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: OLMSTEAD COUNTY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KRCH (101.7 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KMSE (88.7 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: SAINT OLAF COLLEGE)
  • KROC-FM (106.9 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KLCX (107.7 FM; ST. CHARLES, MN; Owner: ST. CHARLES BROADCASTING CO. LLC)
  • K280EL (103.9 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: MR. DALE R. ARNDT)
  • KFIL-FM (103.1 FM; PRESTON, MN; Owner: KFIL, INC.)
  • KYBA (105.3 FM; STEWARTVILLE, MN; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO)
  • KVGO (104.3 FM; SPRING VALLEY, MN; Owner: KVGO, INC.)
  • KMFX-FM (102.5 FM; LAKE CITY, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Rochester:

  • KXLT-TV (Channel 47; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: SHOCKLEY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • K52HH (Channel 52; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K56HW (Channel 56; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K58GC (Channel 58; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K27CW (Channel 27; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KTTC (Channel 10; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: KTTC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KSMQ-TV (Channel 15; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT #492)
  • KYIN (Channel 24; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Rochester fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 211Number of bridges
  • 2,014ft / 614mTotal length
  • $10,103,023,000Total costs
  • 2,349,959Total average daily traffic
  • 145,625Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,789,857Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic
New bridges in Rochester, MN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 1Before 1900
  • 31920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 31940-1949
  • 81950-1959
  • 401960-1969
  • 341970-1979
  • 151980-1989
  • 271990-1999
  • 632000-2009
  • 152010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Rochester, MN
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Rochester)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 210 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Rochester, MN)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 94 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 68 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 775 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Rochester)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 83 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Rochester)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 15 full and 13 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED425$133,500704$138,3412,133$152,557154$43,7235$969,964177$113,8825$31,902
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED17$126,39547$170,413191$159,07914$44,0300$08$109,5002$56,875
APPLICATIONS DENIED37$123,464107$125,098363$153,33658$27,5684$403,45036$90,63111$35,161
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN15$142,80557$153,822392$163,05427$60,9191$67,00015$109,9191$63,770
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$155,60030$193,100133$155,5196$88,5970$04$123,8101$14,560

Detailed mortgage data for all 27 tracts in Rochester, MN

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 13 full and 13 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED115$170,530119$168,0420$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED9$137,19220$165,5312$143,060
APPLICATIONS DENIED8$185,24512$143,7080$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN6$153,8775$152,3840$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$03$137,7670$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Rochester, MN
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Rochester, MN - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 218. The highest number of reported fires - 316 took place in 2003, and the least - 140 in 2011. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Rochester, MN When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (49.9%), and Outside Fires (27.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Rochester, MN
    • 1,84849.9%Structure Fires
    • 1,00627.1%Outside Fires
    • 69618.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1564.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Rochester, MN

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Rochester, Minnesota:

  • Kahler Inn & Suites, 9 Third Avenue SW, Rochester, Minnesota 55901 , Phone: (507) 289-8646, Fax: (507) 282-4478
  • Kahler Grand Hotel, 20 SW Second Ave, Rochester, Minnesota 55902 , Phone: (507) 280-6200, Fax: (507) 285-2701
  • Twins Motel And Apartments, 1013 Second St SW, Rochester, Minnesota 55902 , Phone: (507) 289-1675
  • Hotel Minnesota, 519 Second Ave SW, Rochester, Minnesota 55902 , Phone: (507) 282-7425, Fax: (507) 288-1855
  • Guest House Inn & Suites, 435 16th Ave NW, Rochester, Minnesota 55901 , Phone: (507) 288-9090, Fax: (507) 292-9442
  • Best Western Soldiers Field Tower & Suites, 401 SW 6TH St, Rochester, Minnesota 55902 , Phone: (507) 288-2677, Fax: (507) 282-2042
  • Quality Inn & Suites, 1620 1st Ave SE, Rochester, Minnesota 55904 , Phone: (507) 282-8091, Fax: (507) 282-8091
  • Rochester Marriott, 101 First Ave, Rochester, Minnesota 55902 , Phone: (507) 280-6000, Fax: (507) 280-8531
  • 32 other hotels and motels
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Most common first names in Rochester, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John35276.5 years
Mary34381.5 years
William28877.6 years
Robert28773.2 years
Helen21982.4 years
Margaret20682.8 years
Ruth20382.2 years
Dorothy20380.9 years
James19472.0 years
George17177.9 years
Most common last names in Rochester, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson18078.5 years
Anderson14879.0 years
Smith12877.3 years
Nelson10878.1 years
Peterson9579.6 years
Miller9179.0 years
Olson9179.5 years
Hanson8878.3 years
Larson7878.3 years
Thompson7679.0 years
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Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Rochester, MN
  • 87.4%Utility gas
  • 9.7%Electricity
  • 1.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Wood
  • 0.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Rochester, MN
  • 56.7%Utility gas
  • 36.7%Electricity
  • 2.3%Other fuel
  • 2.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.0%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Rochester compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Rochester on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: health care and social assistance (population 50,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: health care and social assistance (population 50,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the coldest winters (population 50,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest average temperatures (population 50,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average wind speeds (population 50,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest daily low temperatures (population 50,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: health technologists and technicians (population 50,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest temperature differences during a year (population 50,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest percentages of current college students (population 100,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 100 cities with shortest commuting times (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people having professional degrees (population 50,000+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: health technologists and technicians (population 50,000+)"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average humidity (population 50,000+)"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in federal prisons and detention centers (population 1,000+)"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Eastern Africa (population 500+)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 100 cities with biggest houses (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of auto thefts per 100,000 residents (population 50,000+)"
  • #66 (55976) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Norwegian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
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