Rochester Area Chamber of Commerce
Rochester, Livability.com's No. 1-ranked city on the 2016 Top 100 Best Places to Live list, is just 85 miles southeast of Minneapolis and home to the world-renowned Mayo Clinic, which draws more than 2 million people from around the globe annually. Residents here enjoy an outstanding economy as well as cultural amenities far greater than one might expect in a city this size, as well as The University of Minnesota-Rochester and nine other colleges and universities. The city has also been named among the top 10 Best Cities for the Next Decade (Kiplinger's).
The home of the famed Mayo Clinic – and much more.
A leading university, hip music scene and an ideal location are just a few reasons to relocate to this charming town.
From wine tastings to outdoor adventures, activities beckon throughout the region
Job growth and quality of life highlight the city's increasing appeal
Unique communities offer attractive choices with more to come
Strong economy, diverse culture prime for small business
Higher learning institutions target workforce development
Health care shapes community's character
Wealth of resources draws entrepreneurs and innovators to the region
More improvements scheduled as part of Destination Medical Center project