Rochester Hills is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 76,300 people and 24 constituent neighborhoods, Rochester Hills is the 18th 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 88.95% 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 (15.27%), office and administrative support (10.47%), and business and financial occupations (9.77%).
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.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 7.89% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
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 ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
If knowledge is power, Rochester Hills is a pretty powerful place. 58.86% of the adults in Rochester Hills have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Rochester Hills in 2018 was $48,769, which is wealthy relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $195,076 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, English, Irish, Polish, and Italian.
Rochester Hills also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 19.79%.
The most common language spoken in Rochester Hills is English. Other important languages spoken here include Langs. of India and Spanish.