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Population (year 2000): 85,806. Estimated population in July 2005: 94,950 (+10.7% change)
Males: 41,720 (48.6%), Females: 44,086 (51.4%)

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Median resident age: 34.3 years
Median household income: $49,090 (year 2000)
Median house value: $114,400 (year 2000)

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Races in Rochester:

  • White Non-Hispanic (85.8%)
  • Black (3.6%)
  • Hispanic (3.0%)
  • Other Asian (2.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.8%)
  • Other race (1.2%)
  • Asian Indian (0.9%)
  • Vietnamese (0.8%)
  • Chinese (0.8%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (35.6%), Norwegian (17.2%), Irish (11.8%), English (8.2%), Swedish (5.0%), United States (3.8%).

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Land area: 39.6 square miles

Rochester,

For population 25 years and over in Rochester

  • High school or higher: 91.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 38.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.5%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 14.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rochester city

  • Never married: 27.6%
  • Now married: 57.6%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 5.1%
  • Divorced: 8.5%

10.0% Foreign born (4.5% Asia, 2.0% Africa, 1.9% Europe, 1.2% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +13,886 (+19.3%).




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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Paul, MN St. (77.9 miles pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (362.4 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: MN (10.5 miles Oronoco, MN Stewartville, (11.7 miles MN (12.0 miles Byron, Hammond, MN (15.2 miles) , MN (16.7 miles Elgin, MN (16.8 miles Eyota, Island, MN (17.0 miles Pine MN (17.3 miles Racine,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 324 buildings, average cost: $122,300
  • 1997: 428 buildings, average cost: $129,500
  • 1998: 564 buildings, average cost: $131,400
  • 1999: 637 buildings, average cost: $138,500
  • 2000: 590 buildings, average cost: $142,000
  • 2001: 787 buildings, average cost: $136,800
  • 2002: 962 buildings, average cost: $142,000
  • 2003: 921 buildings, average cost: $169,000
  • 2004: 1040 buildings, average cost: $183,900
  • 2005: 702 buildings, average cost: $198,000

Latitude: 44.03 N, Longitude: 92.47 W

Area code: 507


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (38.9%), Manufacturing (15.8%), Retail trade (11.1%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +27,477 (+32.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 40,880 (91.5%)


 

Crime in Rochester by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 1 2 3 1 0 0
    per 100,000 1.2 2.3 3.5 1.2 0.0 0.0
Rapes 43 36 38 44 59 43
    per 100,000 50.1 42.0 44.3 51.3 68.8 50.1
Robberies 38 54 66 43 47 62
    per 100,000 44.3 62.9 76.9 50.1 54.8 72.3
Assaults 91 167 147 144 151 126
    per 100,000 106.1 194.6 171.3 167.8 176.0 146.8
Burglaries 315 302 545 455 477 385
    per 100,000 367.1 352.0 635.2 530.3 555.9 448.7
Thefts 2,038 1,888 2,482 2,136 2,360 2,097
    per 100,000 2375.1 2200.3 2892.6 2489.3 2750.4 2443.9
Auto thefts 193 155 191 180 167 149
    per 100,000 224.9 180.6 222.6 209.8 194.6 173.6
194.4 204.0 256.5 223.7 243.6 214.1


Average climate in Rochester, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Rochester,

Rochester-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Minnesota state average. It is 46% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/16/1962, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 4.2 miles away from the Rochester city center injured 34 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/15/1968, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 39.7 miles away from the city center killed 13 people and injured 462 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Bryce Lampman - NHL player (New York Rangers, born: Aug 31, 1982), Doug Zmolek - NHL player (Chicago Blackhawks, born: Nov 3, 1970), Johnny Pohl - NHL player (Toronto Maple Leafs, born: Jun 1, 1979), Lea Thompson - (born 1961), actress, Mark Stuart - NHL player (Boston Bruins, born: Apr 27, 1984), Michael Restovich - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Pittsburgh Pirates, born: Jan 3, 1979), Mike Stuart - NHL player (St. Louis Blues, born: Aug 31, 1980), Coco Miller - WNBA player (Washington Mystics, born: Sep 6, 1978), Kelly Miller - WNBA player (Indiana Fever, born: Sep 6, 1978), Longar Longar - College basketball player (Oklahoma Sooners).


Main business address for: PEMSTAR INC (PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARDS), HMN FINANCIAL INC (SAVINGS INSTITUTION, FEDERALLY CHARTERED).


Hospitals/medical centers in Rochester:
  • MAYO PSYCHIATRY & PSYCHOLOGY TRTMT CTR (200 FIRST ST SW)
  • OLMSTED MEDICAL CENTER (1650 4TH STREET SE)
  • ROCHESTER METHODIST HOSPITAL (201 W CENTER ST)
  • ST MARYS HOSPITAL (1216 2ND ST SW)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Rochester:
  • ROCHESTER INTERNATIONAL (about 9 miles; ROCHESTER, MN; ID: RST)
  • MINNEAPOLIS-ST PAUL INTL/WOLD-CHAMBERLAIN/ (about 78 miles; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; ID: MSP)
  • MASON CITY MUNI (about 84 miles; MASON CITY, IA; ID: MCW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Rochester:
  • FLYING A (about 18 miles; CHATFIELD, MN; ID: 2C4)
  • DODGE CENTER (about 24 miles; DODGE CENTER, MN; ID: TOB)
  • FILLMORE COUNTY (about 33 miles; PRESTON, MN; ID: FKA)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 17 $93,880 $66,268 0 $0
Other Government Administration 18 $93,021 $62,014 8 $15,866
Other and Unallocable 34 $169,984 $59,994 2 $888
Local Libraries 48 $193,453 $48,363 61 $44,508
Judicial and Legal 10 $51,777 $62,132 1 $875
Electric Power 173 $910,514 $63,157 8 $10,120
Water Supply 19 $97,316 $61,462 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 67 $264,124 $47,305 234 $87,761
Sewerage 36 $154,909 $51,636 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 2 $7,605 $45,630 0 $0
Streets and Highways 85 $382,845 $54,048 3 $1,986
Fire - Other 6 $30,389 $60,778 0 $0
Firefighters 94 $513,920 $65,606 0 $0
Police - Other 41 $166,294 $48,671 1 $1,645
Police Protection - Officers 118 $725,900 $73,820 0 $0
Totals for Government 768 $3,855,931 $60,248 318 $163,648


Colleges/Universities in Rochester:
  • ROCHESTER COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 3,368; Location: 851 30TH AVE SE; Public; Website: www.roch.edu/)
  • MAYO SCHOOL OF HEALTH RELATED SCIENCES (FT enrollment: 241; Location: 200 FIRST ST SW; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.mayo.edu/hrs/hrs.htm; Offers Master's degree)
  • MAYO GRADUATE SCHOOL (FT enrollment: 206; Location: 200 1ST ST SW; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.mayo.edu/mgs/gs.html; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • MAYO MEDICAL SCHOOL (FT enrollment: 166; Location: 200 1ST ST SW; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.mayo.edu/mms/MMS_Home_Page.html)
  • MINNESOTA BIBLE COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 107; Location: 920 MAYOWOOD RD SW; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.mnbc.edu)
  • SISTER ROSALIND GEFRES SCHOOL OF PROF MASSAGE (Location: 300 ELTON HILLS DR NW; Private, for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Rochester:
  • SAINT OLAF COLLEGE (about 57 miles; NORTHFIELD, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,968)
  • WINONA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 57 miles; WINONA, MN; FT enrollment: 6,568)
  • SAINT MARY'S UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA (about 57 miles; WINONA, MN; FT enrollment: 2,969)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-RIVER FALLS (about 58 miles; RIVER FALLS, WI; FT enrollment: 5,491)
  • LUTHER COLLEGE (about 68 miles; DECORAH, IA; FT enrollment: 2,566)
  • INVER HILLS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 69 miles; INVER GROVE HEIGHTS, MN; FT enrollment: 2,475)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-STOUT (about 70 miles; MENOMONIE, WI; FT enrollment: 7,183)
Biggest public high schools in Rochester:
  • CENTURY SR. (Students: 1,824; Location: 2525 VIOLA ROAD N.E.; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • MAYO SR. (Students: 1,819; Location: 1420 SE. 11TH AVE.; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • JOHN MARSHALL SR. (Students: 1,670; Location: 1510 NW. 14TH ST.; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • SUMMER ALC (Students: 185; Location: 2525 VIOLA RD. N.E.; Grades: 07 - 12)
  • STUDIO ACADEMY CHARTER SCHOOL (Students: 122; Location: 707 1ST. AVE. N.E.; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • ROCHESTER OFF-CAMPUS CHARTER HIGH (Students: 114; Location: 1001 5TH ST. N.W.; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • ROCHESTER ALC (Students: 68; Location: 2525 VIOLA ROAD N.E.; Grades: 10 - 12)
  • ADULT DIPLOMA PROGRAM (Students: 57; Location: 700 RTH AVE S.E.; Grades: 10 - 12)
  • MANY RIVERS JUVENILE TREATMENT CNTR (Students: 36; Location: 2116 CAMPUS DRIVE S.E.; Grades: 07 - 12)
  • TRANSITION TO ADULT PROGRAM (Students: 23; Location: 334 16TH ST. S.W.; Grades: 12 - 12)
Private high schools in Rochester:
  • LOURDES HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 544; Location: 621 WEST CENTER STREET; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • VICTORY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 99; Location: 606 36TH AVE S E; Grades: KG - 12)
  • FAITH CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 77; Location: 4016 28TH STREET SE; Grades: PK - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Rochester:
  • WILLOW CREEK MID. (Students: 1,076; Location: 2425 S.E. 11TH AVE.; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • JOHN ADAMS MID. (Students: 1,054; Location: 1525 NW. 31ST ST.; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • KELLOGG MID. (Students: 1,034; Location: 503 N.E. 17TH ST.; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • BAMBER VALLEY EL. (Students: 909; Location: 2001 S.W. BAMBER VALLEY RD.; Grades: PK - 05)
  • GAGE EL. (Students: 805; Location: 1300 N.W. 40TH ST.; Grades: PK - 05)
  • SUNSET TERRACE EL. (Students: 712; Location: 1707 19TH AVE. N.W.; Grades: PK - 05)
  • RIVERSIDE CENTRAL EL (Students: 560; Location: 506 S.E. 5TH AVE.; Grades: PK - 05)
  • JEFFERSON EL. (Students: 505; Location: 1201 N.E. 10TH AVE.; Grades: PK - 05)
  • FRANKLIN EL. (Students: 480; Location: 1801 S.E. 9TH AVE.; Grades: PK - 05)
  • BISHOP EL. (Students: 473; Location: 406 N.W. 36TH AVE.; Grades: PK - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Rochester:
  • ST. FRANCIS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 533; Location: 318 S.E. 11TH AVENUE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST PIUS X (Students: 486; Location: 1205 12 TH AVE N W; Grades: KG - 8)
  • HOLY SPIRIT (Students: 366; Location: 5455 50TH AV N W; Grades: KG - 8)
  • ROCHESTER CENTRAL LUTHERN SCH (Students: 357; Location: 2619 NINTH AVE NW; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST JOHN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 293; Location: 424 WEST CENTER STREET; Grades: KG - 8)
  • SCHAEFFER ACADEMY (Students: 222; Location: 2700 SCHAEFFER LN NE; Grades: KG - 11)
  • ROCHESTER MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 174; Location: 400 5TH AVE SW; Grades: PK - 4)
  • RESURRECTION LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 114; Location: 4520 19TH AVE N W; Grades: KG - 8)
  • ROCHESTER PENTECOSTAL SCHOOL (Students: 22; Location: 420 N.E. 11TH AVE.; Grades: KG - 11)
  • GREENE VALLEY SEVENTH DAY ADVE (Students: 19; Location: 7240 DRESSER DR NE; Grades: 2 - 9)
Libraries in Rochester:
  • ROCHESTER PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $4,290,207; Location: 101 2ND STREET SE; 278,863 books; 13,172 audio materials; 8,894 video materials; 504 serial subscriptions)
  • SOUTHEASTERN LIBRARIES COOPERATING (Operating income: $2,480,853; Location: 2600 19TH STREET NW; 16,837 books; 352 audio materials; 34,585 video materials; 69 serial subscriptions)

Park in Rochester: Pine Ridge Estates Park (1).


Rochester compared to Minnesota state average:

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  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Rochester:
  • KROC (1340 AM; 1 kW; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KOLM (1520 AM; 10 kW; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: OLMSTED COUNTY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KWEB (1270 AM; 5 kW; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KNFX (970 AM; 5 kW; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDGY (630 AM; 8 kW; HUDSON, WI; Owner: 630 RADIO, INCORPORATED)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WMEQ (880 AM; 10 kW; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Rochester:
  • K285EL (104.9 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • K292EM (106.3 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA B/C COMPANY)
  • KNXR (97.5 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: UNITED AUDIO CORPORATION)
  • KLSE-FM (91.7 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KZSE (90.7 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KFSI (92.9 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: FAITH SOUND, INC.)
  • KWWK (96.5 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: OLMSTEAD COUNTY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KRCH (101.7 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KMSE (88.7 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: SAINT OLAF COLLEGE)
  • KROC-FM (106.9 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • K280EL (103.9 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: MR. DALE R. ARNDT)
  • KLCX (107.7 FM; ST. CHARLES, MN; Owner: ST. CHARLES BROADCASTING CO. LLC)
  • KVGO (104.3 FM; SPRING VALLEY, MN; Owner: KVGO, INC.)
  • KYBA (105.3 FM; STEWARTVILLE, MN; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO)

TV broadcast stations around Rochester:
  • KXLT-TV (Channel 47; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: SHOCKLEY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • K52HH (Channel 52; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K56HW (Channel 56; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K58GC (Channel 58; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K27CW (Channel 27; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KTTC (Channel 10; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: KTTC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KSMQ-TV (Channel 15; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT #492)
  • KYIN (Channel 24; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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