Rochester, MN Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 35,224 housing units in Rochester. This represents a 21.6% growth from 28,961 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 34,994 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 230 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Rochester is about 70.9%. Rochester's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 3.5%. Average household size is 2.43 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Rochester were built after 1973.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type2.30%
One Bedroom13.80%
Two Bedrooms28.20%
Three Bedrooms29.70%
Four Bedrooms21.90%
Five Bedrooms or more4.10%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.64
Median year structure was built1974
Median Value of occupied units$114,400
Median Price asked for vacant units$146,700

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.9
Median year structure was built1972
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$678

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.10%
Second Mortgage8.80%
Home Equity Loan9.30%
Simple Mortgage60.20%
Debt Free21.60%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs16.4%