Best Places to Live

Rochester, MN

Population: 110,275
LIV
SCORE
695

Courtesy of Josh Banks.

Four-time recipient of the Best Places to Live honor, Rochester earned the top spot for the second year in a row due to high scores for its health-care scene and a diverse range of affordable housing. Home to the Mayo Clinic, Rochester is also an entrepreneurial powerhouse, with many new businesses and a wide variety of things to do that keep residents entertained and engaged.

Read more about why Rochester is a Top 100 Best Place to Live.

Rochester, MN Ranking Data

Civic
73
Demographics
53
Economy
63
Education
63
Health
77
Housing
69
Infrastructure
47