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Best Places To Live In Rochester Hills, MI

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  • Rochester Hills, MI
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 72,987
  • Rochester Hills is like the Northern vibe of Oakland county. Its a fine place for Families and wealthy people. I wouldn't recommend it for the poor and the disabled people who dont have transportation.
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score87
  • Huntington Woods, MI
  • 12.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 6,330
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  • Grosse Pointe Farms, MI
  • 23 miles away (City)
  • Population: 9,265
  • We moved here a year ago from Northern California and love it! Why? 1) It's beautiful. It's like "The Truman Show" - a ton of Tree-lined trees. Everyone takes really good care of their historic homes
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  • Rochester, MI
  • 2.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 12,969
  • I've been living in Rochester for 4 years and have enjoyed the excitement in this college Community that has lots of nightlife and various activities to enjoy in a small town laid-back atmosphere.
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  • Grosse Pointe, MI
  • 23.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,256
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  • Northville, MI
  • 23 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,986
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  • Troy, MI
  • 5.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 82,982
  • Schools, recreation, shopping, dining, city services, neighborhoods, parks...it’s all in Troy with access to expressways for easy drives to Detroit for sports, night life, culture, and Canada as well as
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  • Beverly Hills, MI
  • 10.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 10,450
  • I have lived in Beverly Hills, Michigan for the last 25 years and truly feel this is one of the best places on the planet to call home. This community is rich in wonderful people who have a clear
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  • Birmingham, MI
  • 8.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 20,653
  • Birmingham, Michigan is a well-developed suburb to the northwest of Detroit. The city is commerce-driven with a booming downtown/shopping district. The city is kept safe by a fair and competent police
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  • Berkley, MI
  • 11.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 15,239
  • Berkley, MI is well-known for its rich musical history. We have the Motown Historical Museum to share it with everyone. As a suburb of Detroit, people often get the wrong idea about our beautiful little
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  • Grosse Pointe Woods, MI
  • 20.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 15,785
  • Grosse Pointe Woods, Michigan is a north/northweset suburb of Detroit. It is a safe and harmonious community that is geared towards the upper middle-class with the higher priced homes and prominent
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  • Bingham Farms, MI
  • 11.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,112
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  • Novi, MI
  • 21 miles away (City)
  • Population: 58,233
  • I truly love Novi! I've lived in Michigan for most of my life but moved to Novi in 2008. I live in a cul-de-sac community that is beautiful and the neighborhood is a bonded family. Living in a city
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  • Franklin, MI
  • 12.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,262
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  • Farmington, MI
  • 17.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 10,526
  • Farmington, MI is a place like I always dreamed of finding when I was young and planning my future home. I wanted to live in a place where the people were friendly and genuinely caring, where everyone
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  • Royal Oak, MI
  • 10.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 58,823
  • Two suggestions: 1. There needs to be lighting at the kiosks to pay for parking in Royal Oak. Too dark so see what to do. 2. Don't understand why you can't prepay at the parking machines in the
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  • Village of Grosse Pointe Shores, MI
  • 21 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,933
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  • Lake Orion, MI
  • 9.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,040
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  • Wolverine Lake, MI
  • 18.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,410
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  • Bloomfield Hills, MI
  • 7.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,984
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  • Farmington Hills, MI
  • 16.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 81,154
  • In Michigan, when you hear someone say he or she lives in Farmington Hills then one automatically assumes that person is rich, affluent, or important in some way. Farmington Hills is a very affluent and
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  • Walled Lake, MI
  • 18.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,102
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  • Clawson, MI
  • 8.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 12,008
  • I love living here, Clawson, Michigan is a large city with strong community framework and phenomenal amenities. The cost of living is affordable with home cost averaging to $177,400. Airline and bus
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  • Sylvan Lake, MI
  • 9.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,688
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  • Village of Clarkston, MI
  • 14.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 902
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  • Sterling Heights, MI
  • 8.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 131,674
  • The overall citizens are okay however the corruption within the city officials is insane. There is corruption in the police department,city council,Mayor and from city workers lowest to the top. The
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  • Lake Angelus, MI
  • 8.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 260
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  • Pleasant Ridge, MI
  • 13.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,562
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  • Oxford, MI
  • 11.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,511
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  • St. Clair Shores, MI
  • 18 miles away (City)
  • Population: 59,916
  • Ive lived here for 2 years and I must state that my experiance with the city has been pretty poor !! , First if you are from the west side thats mainly Oakland county anything west of Woodward get ready
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  • Orchard Lake Village, MI
  • 11.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,517
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  • Fraser, MI
  • 13.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 14,620
  • I have lived in Fraser for the past few years and I absolutely love it here. Crime rates and the cost of living is low which is a big plus for me and I know it will be for your to. These are important
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  • Palmer Woods, Detroit, MI
  • 15.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,003
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  • Wixom, MI
  • 21.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 13,733
  • We don't have a lot of activities in Wixom but it is very peaceful and quiet. I usually travel outside of Wixom for activities. Wixom is very country but I like that because it allows me to relax and
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  • Armada, MI
  • 18.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,864
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  • Ortonville, MI
  • 19.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,734
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  • Keego Harbor, MI
  • 10.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,022
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  • Romeo, MI
  • 12.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,919
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  • Utica, MI
  • 7.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,838
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  • Madison Heights, MI
  • 11.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 30,168
  • Madison Heights, Michigan is one of the best suburbs of Detroit. It is safe and away from the city's notorious crime scene, and is very culturally and economically diverse. It offers extensive housing
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  • Lathrup Village, MI
  • 12.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,127
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  • Goodrich, MI
  • 24.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,822
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  • Auburn Hills, MI
  • 4.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 22,342
  • I love heading to Auburn Hills, Michigan to visit my parents, transplants from California. Auburn Hills is home to the Palace (former home of Detroit Pistons) an amazing concern venue that brings all the
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  • Ferndale, MI
  • 14.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 20,167
  • Ferndale, Michigan is one of Detroit's north/northwest suburbs. It is a city built more for the younger crowd, and is very culturally accepting. It is popular with the LGBT community for having a very
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  • Sherwood Forest, Detroit, MI
  • 15.8 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 904
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  • Hazel Park, MI
  • 14.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 16,587
  • Our community was duped by a scammer that claimed her pitbull saved her from domestic abuse She took in 9 thousand dollars in donations so far and had hundreds of offers to rehome her pitbull . She
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  • Oak Park, MI
  • 13.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 29,751
  • The homes in Oak Park are very affordably priced. You can get a nice ranch in the very low six-figure range. It's pretty close to Detroit so keep that in mind when you're looking for a job. You might
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  • Detroit Golf, Detroit, MI
  • 16.6 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,616
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  • Southfield, MI
  • 14 miles away (City)
  • Population: 73,055
  • Overall I do not mind the City but they shouldn't give you a ticket for parking from 3-6am on street if no sign is posted. Absolutely
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  • Leonard, MI
  • 14 miles away (City)
  • Population: 406
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  • Almont, MI
  • 18.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,714

Listed above are the best places to live in Rochester Hills, MI for 2018. The list of best places is compiled using the AreaVibes Livability Score which is calculated from a score out of 100 and based on various categories. These categories include: amenities, cost of living, crime rates, education, employment, housing and weather. Displayed first is the matching location - Rochester Hills, MI, followed by the best places to live near Rochester Hills, MI, sorted by Livability Score.

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