City At A Glance

#7 LivScore 636
Rochester, Minnesota Skyline

Quick Facts:

Population: 109,738
Median Household Income: $63,239
Average Work Commute: 13 Minutes
Median Home Price: $146,900

About Rochester, MN

Located approximately 85 miles southeast of Minneapolis, Rochester is home to the Mayo Clinic, the world’s first and largest not-for-profit group medical practice and the city's top employer. The University of Minnesota – Rochester and close to a dozen other colleges and universities work to prepare and educate the area's students and workforce. U.S. News and World Report placed Rochester in the top 10 of both the Best Places to Grow Up and the Best Cities for Job-Seeking Retirees.