Rogers is a somewhat small city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 12,393 people and just one neighborhood, Rogers is the 103rd largest community in Minnesota. Rogers has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Rogers, where the median household income is $100,525.
Real Estate Prices
Rogers home prices are not only among the most expensive in Minnesota, but Rogers real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Rogers is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 85.81% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Rogers is a city of sales and office workers, managers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Rogers who work in sales jobs (20.05%), management occupations (13.95%) and office and administrative support (12.97%).
Also of interest is that Rogers has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Rogers telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.68% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.
Setting & Lifestyle
Rogers 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, Rogers’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Despite being a small city, Rogers has a lot of people using the bus to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the bus are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.