Rochester Hills, MI

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Rochester Hills profile

Living in Rochester Hills

Rochester Hills is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 74,696 people and 19 constituent neighborhoods, Rochester Hills is the 20th largest community in Michigan.

Rochester Hills real estate is some of the most expensive in Michigan, although Rochester Hills house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Rochester Hills is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 89.86% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Rochester Hills is a city of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Rochester Hills who work in management occupations (13.82%), sales jobs (11.06%), and office and administrative support (9.81%).

Also of interest is that Rochester Hills has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Because of many things, Rochester Hills is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Rochester Hills a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Rochester Hills has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Rochester Hills’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Rochester Hills, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Rochester Hills is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 57.37% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.

The per capita income in Rochester Hills in 2010 was $46,430, which is wealthy relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $185,720 for a family of four.

Rochester Hills is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Rochester Hills home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Rochester Hills residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Rochester Hills include German, Polish, Irish, English, and Italian.

In addition, Rochester Hills has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (18.97%).

The most common language spoken in Rochester Hills is English. Other important languages spoken here include Langs. of India and Spanish.