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Rochester Hills is a city in Oakland County, in the Detroit metro area.

The latitude of Rochester Hills is 42.658N. The longitude is -83.15W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 820 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 68,754.


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Median household income
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$74,912
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Rochester Hills demographic reports
Rochester Hills is on the Clinton River
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Caribou Coffee, Panera Bread, Starbucks
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)
Gays & lesbians
National index: 100
Local index: 49

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Rochester Hills demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Oakland County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Detroit area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 48309 ZIP code.

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19% of Rochester Hills residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Rochester Hills ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Rochester Hills was $35,070, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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47% of Rochester Hills residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Rochester Hills, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $733.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,483.


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Oakland County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Rochester Hills political report.

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The average commute time for Rochester Hills workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 8 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Rochester Hills between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 1.2 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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