Rochester City PUMA, MN

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2021 Population
160,928
2.86% 1-year growth
US Senator
Amy Klobuchar
Democratic
(DFL) Party
US Senator
Tina Smith
Democratic
(DFL) Party
2021 Median Age
37.4
0% 1-year change
2021 Poverty Rate
7.61%
5.47% 1-year decrease
2021 Median Household Income
$84,656
5.29% 1-year growth
2021 Median Property Value
$249,400
6.99% 1-year growth
2021 Employed Population
83,842
3.02% 1-year growth

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In 2021, Rochester City PUMA, MN had a population of 161k people with a median age of 37.4 and a median household income of $84,656. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Rochester City PUMA, MN grew from 156,446 to 160,928, a 2.86% increase and its median household income grew from $80,403 to $84,656, a 5.29% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Rochester City PUMA, MN are White (Non-Hispanic) (78.3%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (6.67%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (5.83%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.55%), and White (Hispanic) (3.44%).

14.3% of the households in Rochester City PUMA, MN reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

95.1% of the residents in Rochester City PUMA, MN are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Olmsted County--Rochester City PUMA, MN are Rochester Community and Technical College (909 degrees awarded in 2021), Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science (459 degrees), and University of Minnesota-Rochester (129 degrees).

In 2021, the median property value in Rochester City PUMA, MN was $249,400, and the homeownership rate was 71.3%.

Most people in Rochester City PUMA, MN drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 18.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Rochester City PUMA, MN was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Rochester City PUMA, MN is home to a population of 161k people, from which 95.1% are citizens. As of 2021, 11% of Rochester City PUMA, MN residents were born outside of the country (17.7k people).

In 2021, there were 11.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (126k people) in Rochester City PUMA, MN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 10.7k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 9.38k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Rochester City PUMA, MN are Spanish (4,964 households), Amharic, Somali, or Other Afro-Asiatic Languages (2,908 households), and Arabic (2,491 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
82,428
Women
51.2%
78,639
Men
48.8%

The resident population of United States in 2021 was 161,067 inhabitants, with 48.8% men, and 51.2% women.

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Citizenship

95.1%
2021 Citizenship
94.8%
2020 Citizenship

As of 2021, 95.1% of Rochester City PUMA, MN residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2020, the percentage of US citizens in Rochester City PUMA, MN was 94.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Rochester City PUMA, MN
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    126k ± 497
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    10.7k ± 477
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    9.38k ± 468
5.24%
Hispanic Population
8.44k people

In 2021, there were 11.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (126k people) in Rochester City PUMA, MN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 10.7k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 9.38k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

5.24% of the people in Rochester City PUMA, MN are hispanic (8.44k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Bosnia and Herzegovina
    1,459 ± 934 people
  2. Somalia
    1,400 ± 915 people
  3. China
    1,224 ± 856 people

In 2021, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Rochester City PUMA, MN was Bosnia and Herzegovina, the natal country of 1,459 Rochester City PUMA, MN residents, followed by Somalia with 1,400 and China with 1,224.

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Foreign-Born Population

11%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
17.7k people
10.8%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
16.9k people

As of 2021, 11% of Rochester City PUMA, MN residents (17.7k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2020, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Rochester City PUMA, MN was 10.8%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    4,964 households (3.31%)
  2. Amharic, Somali, or Other Afro-Asiatic Languages
    2,908 households (1.94%)
  3. Arabic
    2,491 households (1.66%)

14.3% of the households in Rochester City PUMA, MN reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2021, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Rochester City PUMA, MN was Spanish. 3.31% of the households in Rochester City PUMA, MN reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,756 ± 241
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,318 ± 317
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    952 ± 228

Rochester City PUMA, MN has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.09 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Rochester City PUMA, MN employs 83.8k people. The largest industries in Rochester City PUMA, MN are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (17,608 people), Outpatient care centers (5,613 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (5,607 people), and the highest paying industries are Nondepository credit & related activities ($316,863), Professional & commercial equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers ($152,368), and Legal services ($131,218).

Males in Rochester City PUMA, MN have an average income that is 1.46 times higher than the average income of females, which is $67,310. The income inequality in Rochester City PUMA, MN (measured using the Gini index) is 0.482, which is higher than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
40,897
Women
50.3%
40,489
Men
49.7%

The workforce of Rochester City PUMA, MN in 2020 was 81,386 people, with 50.3% woman, and 49.7% men.

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Occupations

83.8k
2021 Value
3.02%
1 Year growth
± 3.02%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in Rochester City PUMA, MN grew at a rate of 3.02%, from 81.4k employees to 83.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Rochester City PUMA, MN, are Registered nurses (4,532 people), Physicians (2,971 people), and Clinical laboratory technologists & technicians (2,078 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Rochester City PUMA, MN.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

83.8k
2021 Value
3.02%
1 Year growth
± 3.02%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in Rochester City PUMA, MN grew at a rate of 3.02%, from 81.4k employees to 83.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Rochester City PUMA, MN, are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (17,608 people), Outpatient care centers (5,613 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (5,607 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Rochester City PUMA, MN, though some of these residents may live in Rochester City PUMA, MN and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$54,609
Median earning men ± $1,368
$44,923
Median earning women ± $1,227

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2021 are Public Administration ($82,804), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($73,558), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($67,137).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2021 are Public Administration ($56,712), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($53,697), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($51,573).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
2.75%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 155M people employed in Minnesota. This represents a 2.75% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Minnesota to other states, or from other states to Minnesota.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $28.4B
  2. $26.2B
  3. $23.9B

In 2020, the top outbound Minnesota product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $28.4B, followed by Electronics ($26.2B) and Precision instruments ($23.9B).

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$333B
2020 Value in Minnesota
$636B
Projected 2050 Value in Minnesota
91% growth

In 2020, total outbound Minnesota trade was $333B. This is expected to increase 91% to $636B by 2050.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Minnesota to other states, or from other states to Minnesota.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $25.1B
  2. $14.8B
  3. $14B

In 2020, the top outbound Minnesota domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Wisconsin with $25.1B, followed by Iowa with $14.8B and Illinois and $14B.

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In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Minnesota went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 52.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (45.3%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.07%).

Amy Klobuchar and Tina Smith are the senators currently representing the state of Minnesota. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Minnesota is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Minnesota

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Amy Klobuchar
Senator from Minnesota1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007
The Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party (DFL) is the Minnesota affiliate of the Democratic Party (United States)|U.S. Democratic Party and its members are counted as Democrats.
Tina Smith
Senator from Minnesota2
Assumed office on January 3, 2018
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Al Franken.

Amy Klobuchar and Tina Smith are the senators currently representing Minnesota.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Minnesota

Minnesota is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Minnesota have changed over time starting in 2008.

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In 2021, universities in Rochester City PUMA, MN awarded 1,616 degrees. The student population of Rochester City PUMA, MN in 2021 is skewed towards women, with 4,622 male students and 8,840 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Rochester City PUMA, MN are White (1,124 and 71%), followed by Asian (127 and 8.02%), Hispanic or Latino (122 and 7.71%), and Black or African American (116 and 7.33%).

The largest universities in Rochester City PUMA, MN by number of degrees awarded are Rochester Community and Technical College (909 and 56.3%), Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science (459 and 28.4%), and University of Minnesota-Rochester (129 and 7.98%).

The most popular majors in Olmsted County--Rochester City PUMA, MN are Liberal Arts & Sciences (259 and 16%), General Health Services (133 and 8.23%), and Registered Nursing (111 and 6.87%).

The median tuition costs in Olmsted County--Rochester City PUMA, MN are $11,738 for private four year colleges, and $12,376 and $12,376 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
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In 2021 in Rochester City PUMA, MN, the percentage of applicants admitted was 78.8%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 21.1%. The number of students enrolled in 2021 was 13,462 (34.3% men and 65.7% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2021 there were 13,462 students enrolled in Rochester City PUMA, MN, 34.3% men and 65.7% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 8,544 records, of which 67.6% were women and 32.4% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 24 degree-majors awarded
  2. 259 degree-majors awarded
  3. 111 degree-majors awarded

In 2021, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Olmsted County--Rochester City PUMA, MN was Other Multidisciplinary Studies with 24 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 909 degrees awarded
  2. 459 degrees awarded
  3. 129 degrees awarded

In 2021, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Rochester Community and Technical College with 909 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2021, 507 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Rochester City PUMA, MN, which is 0.457 times less than the 1,109 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2021 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 1,124 degrees mean that there were 8.85 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Asian, with 127 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Public, 4-year or above ($12,376) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2021.

Public, 4-year or above ($656) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2021.

Public, 2-year ($1,600) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2021, 0.504% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.812% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Rochester City PUMA, MN in 2021 were Bachelors Degree (31.4k), High School or Equivalent (24.8k), and Graduate Degree (23k).

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Rochester City PUMA, MN was $249,400 in 2021, which is 1.02 times larger than the national average of $244,900. Between 2020 and 2021 the median property value increased from $233,100 to $249,400, a 6.99% increase. The homeownership rate in Rochester City PUMA, MN is 71.3%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.6%.

People in Rochester City PUMA, MN have an average commute time of 18.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Rochester City PUMA, MN is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Rochester City PUMA, MN is $84,656. In 2021, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Rochester City PUMA, MN was Plymouth, Maple Grove (West) & Medicine Lake Cities PUMA, MN with a value of $124,355, followed by Champlin, Rogers Cities & Lake Minnetonka PUMA, MN and Eden Prairie & Minnetonka Cities PUMA, MN, with respective values of $120,115 and $112,632.

Property

$249,400
Median Property Value 2021
±$3,731
$46,058
Median Property Taxes
±$1,321

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Rent vs Own

71.3%
Homeownership
2021
67.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2021

In 2021, 71.3% of the housing units in Rochester City PUMA, MN were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 72.2%.

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Income by Location

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In 2021, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Rochester City PUMA, MN was Plymouth, Maple Grove (West) & Medicine Lake Cities PUMA, MN with a value of $124,355, followed by Champlin, Rogers Cities & Lake Minnetonka PUMA, MN and Eden Prairie & Minnetonka Cities PUMA, MN, with respective values of $120,115 and $112,632.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$84,656
Median Household Income
± $2,343
64.6k
Number of Households
± 1,680

In 2021, the median household income of the 64.6k households in Rochester City PUMA, MN grew to $84,656 from the previous year's value of $80,403.

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Wage Distribution

0.482
2021 Wage GINI in Rochester City PUMA, MN
0.477
2020 Wage GINI in Rochester City PUMA, MN

In 2021, the income inequality in Rochester City PUMA, MN was 0.482 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.14% growth from 2020 to 2021, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Rochester City PUMA, MN was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Rochester City PUMA, MN in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2021
  1. Drove Alone (69.7%)
  2. Carpooled (11.5%)
  3. Worked At Home (9.43%)

In 2021, 69.7% of workers in Rochester City PUMA, MN drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (11.5%) and those who worked at home (9.43%).

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Commute Time

18.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Rochester City PUMA, MN have a shorter commute time (18.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.8 minutes). Additionally, 1.67% of the workforce in Rochester City PUMA, MN have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Rochester City PUMA, MN distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Rochester City PUMA, MN have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

7.61% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Rochester City PUMA, MN (12k out of 158k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.6%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Rochester City PUMA, MN is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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96.4% of the population of Rochester City PUMA, MN has health coverage, with 62.4% on employee plans, 11.6% on Medicaid, 11.5% on Medicare, 10.2% on non-group plans, and 0.722% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Minnesota was $8,871 in 2014. This is a 4.8% increase from the previous year ($8,465).

Primary care physicians in Minnesota see 1102 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.34% decrease from the previous year (1117 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1322 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 343 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,102 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Minnesota

Primary care physicians in Minnesota see an average of 1,102 patients per year. This represents a 1.34% decrease from the previous year (1,117 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2021, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 26% under 18 years, 21% between 18 and 34 years, 38.1% between 35 and 64 years, and 15% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.7% were men and 51.3% were women.

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Uninsured People

3.61%
Uninsured
62.4%
Employer Coverage
11.6%
Medicaid
11.5%
Medicare
10.2%
Non-Group
0.722%
Military or VA

Between 2020 and 2021, the percent of uninsured citizens in Rochester City PUMA, MN declined by 8.56% from 3.95% to 3.61%.

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