Rochester Hills is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 73,424 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 90.51% 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 (14.87%), office and administrative support (11.54%), and sales jobs (11.53%).
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.
Rochester Hills is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Rochester Hills’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Rochester Hills. 52.44% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.
The per capita income in Rochester Hills in 2010 was $39,394, which is wealthy relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $157,576 for a family of four. However, Rochester Hills contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Rochester Hills is a somewhat 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 Irish, Polish, English, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Rochester Hills is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Other Asian languages.