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Best Places To Live In Rochester, MN

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  • Rochester, MN
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 111,396
  • We moved her for my husband's job 1 year ago based on its ranking as "one of the best cities to live in". Rochester has been a HUGE let down from everything ranging from healthcare to general "feel" and
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score77
  • Plainview, MN
  • 18.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,267
77
  • Eyota, MN
  • 12.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,073
77
  • Oronoco, MN
  • 10.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,532
77
  • Chatfield, MN
  • 18.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,821
  • im for Wisconsin. i visiting some friends in the area.i have to say the worst town i have ever been to. the people all act like trailer trash. one lady was just screaming out her car window "go back to
76
  • Kasson, MN
  • 13.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 6,143
76
  • Byron, MN
  • 8.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,191
75
  • Elgin, MN
  • 13.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,213
74
  • Fountain, MN
  • 25.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 356
74
  • Stewartville, MN
  • 10.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 6,062
73
  • Mantorville, MN
  • 14.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,098
73
  • Pine Island, MN
  • 14.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,314
72
  • Wanamingo, MN
  • 25.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,199
71
  • Zumbrota, MN
  • 21.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,357
71
  • Brownsdale, MN
  • 27.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 661
71
  • Dodge Center, MN
  • 18.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,699
70
  • Hayfield, MN
  • 20.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,330
69
  • Racine, MN
  • 16.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 456
67
  • Mazeppa, MN
  • 18.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 862
66
  • Dover, MN
  • 17.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 821
61
  • Millville, MN
  • 18.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 159
61
  • Zumbro Falls, MN
  • 19 miles away (City)
  • Population: 199
61
  • Waltham, MN
  • 24 miles away (City)
  • Population: 130
59
  • Sargeant, MN
  • 21.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 48
56
  • Hammond, MN
  • 15.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 67

Listed above are the best places to live in Rochester, MN for 2019. 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, MN, followed by the best places to live near Rochester, MN, sorted by Livability Score.

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