Rochester 93 Exceptional
Rochester Livability #13 ranked city in Michigan#67 ranked city in the USARanks better than 99% of areas

Livability Awards

A+ Rochester Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
F Rochester Cost of Living Cost of living is 30% higher than Michigan
11616% more expensive than the US average
8911% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Rochester cost of living
A+ Rochester Crime Total crime is 83% lower than Michigan
Total crime
31786% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 31686% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-25%Year over year crime is down
Rochester crime
B- Rochester Employment Household income is 51% higher than Michigan
Median household income
$76,61638% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$47,01458% higher than the US average
Unemployment rate
4%15% lower than the US average
Rochester employment
A Rochester Housing Home value is 142% higher than Michigan
Median home value
$308,70067% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$8619% lower than the US average
Home ownership
63%equal to the US average
Rochester real estate or Rochester rentals
A+ Rochester Schools HS graduation rate is 13% higher than Michigan
High school grad. rates
97%17% higher than the US average
School test scores
67%39% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
17:14% higher than the US average
Rochester K-12 schools
A+ Rochester User Ratings There are a total of 10 ratings in Rochester
Overall user rating
92% 10 total ratings
User reviews rating
80% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
95% 9 total surveys
all Rochester poll results

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      Rochester transportation information

      Average one way commute28min24min26min
      Workers who drive to work85.5%82.5%76.4%
      Workers who carpool6.0%8.8%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.0%1.4%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.2%0.5%0.6%
      Workers who walk1.3%2.2%2.8%
      Working from home6.3%3.7%4.6%

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      Monthly costs include: fuel, maintenance, tires, insurance, license fees, taxes, depreciation, and financing.
      Source: The Rochester, MI data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).