The town of Rochester Hills, Michigan is home to approximately 73,000 people. With an average age of just over 40, the city's population is fairly typical compared to other cities in the state, which has an average age of 38. Only 23% of residents rent in Rochester Hills, as the majority own their homes. The average rent for Rochester Hills is $423 a month more than the state average.
Compared to the national average (7%), Rochester Hills has a large percentage of residents over the age of 25 who have advanced degrees, as 15% possess a Master's or a Doctorate. Additionally, 22% have earned a Bachelor's degree, which also outpaces the national average. There are four primary industries in Rochester Hills: manufacturing, healthcare, retail, and scientific. Together, these industries make up 30% of the city's labor force. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, 10% of the city's population works in management, making it the top profession in the city. Rochester Hills workers take home an average annual income of just over $101K, about $39,000 more than the average Michigan resident. The city's average income also compares favorably to the national average of $73,345.
With an average commute time of about 29 minutes, longer than most cities in the state, Rochester Hills residents know that getting to work takes some patience. Driving is the most common mode of getting to work, chosen by 46% of residents, while public transit isn't extensively used. A small percentage of workers commute on foot.