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Rochester - Town vs. County Stats

Rochester - Town vs. County Stats

Avg Price in Rochester: $605,500 / County Avg $481,800

63%

Avg Taxes in Rochester: $6,000 / County Avg $5,100

59%

Avg Sq. Ft. in Rochester: 3,013 / County Avg 2,358

64%

Avg Price per/ft2 in Rochester: $201 / County Avg $204

98%

Avg Walkscore in Rochester: 28 / County Avg 31

45%

Avg Year Built in Rochester: 1985 / County Avg 1977

50%

Avg Days on Website in Rochester: 85 / County Avg 92

46%

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Rochester is a city on the northern outskirts of Metro Detroit, in northeast Oakland County, in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 12,711 at the 2010 census. The area is locally known for its active downtown, high-end shopping and dining, rolling hills and large homes.

The first settlers in what would become Rochester, the Graham family, built a log cabin in 1817. The cabin was located where the Quik Pik and Penn Station stores today exist at the intersection of Main and Second Street. The city was named for Rochester, New York, just like Rochester, Minnesota, as many early settlers to the area were formerly from the state of New York.
The city became an industrial center with abundant water power from the Clinton River and Paint Creek. The interconnected waterways are no longer used for travel or local industry, but provide natural beauty, some fishing, and a healthy portion of the Clinton Watershed. Historically, past industries formerly located in Rochester included a refinery for sugar beets, a paper products company, and the Western Knitting Mills factory, which was later adapted and utilized during World War II for incendiary production—businesses that no longer exist in the area. Rochester was served by two railroads as well as the Detroit United Railway, an interurban to Royal Oak and Detroit.
Chapman Mill Pond, east of downtown, disappeared into the Paint Creek when the dam broke during the flood of 1946. The reclaimed land is the site of the current post office, Rochester Hills library, and Olde Towne Road. Water Street, formerly situated at the edge of the large pond, remains by its name a reminder of the pond's former existence.
Michigan became the 26th state in 1837, and the Village of Rochester was formed on April 12, 1869, within the boundaries of Avon Township. By 1895, Rochester's population was 900.[citation needed] The village became the city of Rochester in 1967, breaking away from Avon Township. Avon Township became the City of Rochester Hills in 1984, following a long court battle, where the city of Rochester annexed 2.2 square miles (5.7 km2) of Avon Township's land. It more than doubled the city of Rochester's size.
Neighborhoods in Rochester MI
Albertson Add
Alhambra Gardens
Avondale Park
Bassett & Smith Flowing Spring Acres No 1
Bell Cone Gardens Lot #11
Belmonte At Silvercreek Occpn 1380
Boulder Ridge Condos Of Rochester Occpn 1470
Brentwood Heights
Bridgewood Farms
Brookedale West
Buell Road Sub
C O Renshaw Add - Rochester
Campbell Add - Rochester
Carrollton Hills Sub
Claremont At Oaklands Occpn 1239
Coach Lamp Hills No 1
Coach Lamp Hills No 3
Deer Ridge Condo Occpn 1990
Fairview -Avon Twp
Fero Crest
Fox Creek Village
Goodison Hills
Goodison Place Sub No 1
Goodison Place Sub No 4
Gunn Road Estates
Hill Crest No 2
Hillcrest-Rochester
Hills Of Rochester Occpn 977
Kapp & Ritchey Sub
Kirklands Sub
Knob Creek Farms
Knorrwood Pines West Sub
Lengthy legal description
Millers Crossing
Millrace Condo Occpn 1767
Oak Arbor Condo Occpn 2086
Oak Arbor Crest Occpn 2124
Oak Bluff Sub
Oakland Farm Sub No 2
Oakland Farmno 2
Oakland Hunt Condo Occpn 1796
Oakland Knolls Sub
Oakland Meadows
Oakland Valley Sub No 2
Oakland Valley Sub No 5
Orchard Ridge
Orchard Ridge Condominiums
Orchard Ridge Occpn 1031
Paint Creek Condo Hms Of Roch
Paint Creek Sub
Parkdale Condo
Parkdale Forest Condo
Parkland Hills Occpn 1219
Pheasant Creek Village No 1
Ridgewood Hills Sub No 3
Rochester Heights
Rochester North Occpn 390
Rochester Park Condo
Rochester Park Ii Condo
S-P # 06 Romeo-Wash
Skyline No 1
Spring Meadows # 01
Stony Creek Ridge 1
Stony Creek Ridge No 1
Stony Creek Ridge No 4
Stony Creek Ridge North No 1
Stony Pointe Sub
Stony Ridge Occpn 1096
Stratford Manor
SuprvrS Plat No 1 - Oakland Twp
SuprvrS Plat No 1 - Vlg Of Roch
SuprvrS Plat No 3 - Vlg Of Roch
SuprvrS Plat No 4 - Vlg Of Roch
The Crossingsno 9
The Hills Of Kings Pointe Sub No 1
The Hills Of Oakland No 2
The Hills Of Oakland No 3
Twin Oaks
Villages Of Country Creek Occpn 838
Wellington
Woods Of Country Creek
Woodward Heights Sub - Rochester
WoodwardS Add