New Voter Cards Mailed to 8,000 Hills Residents

The city of Rochester Hills has sent out 8,000 new voter-registration cards and 5,000 letters to let residents know something has changed about their voting process for the upcoming August 2 primary election. Thanks to the quick turnaround time of the 2010 federal census, population information was received much earlier than in previous census years, city Clerk Jane Leslie said. Because a state law imposes a deadline on updating voting precincts and districts to reflect population shifts, the … [Read more...]

Rochester Hills Leads Census Participation

Rochester Hills, Michigan – The city’s participation in the 2010 Census has attracted the attention of the U.S. Conference of Mayors. The city saw a dramatic increase in participation from 72% in 2000 to 86% in 2010 thanks to a concentrated effort during the 2010 Census gathering period. Mayor Bryan K. Barnett has been invited to outline his successful strategy at the upcoming U.S. Conference of Mayors in Baltimore MD. To encourage participation in the 2010 Census, a 10-point outreach program … [Read more...]

Rochester Population Growth Leads Oakland County Cities

Rochester, MI – The City of Rochester is pleased to announce its population growth from 2000 to 2010 led all cities and villages in Oakland County and was one of the fastest growing cities in the State of Michigan. The Census data, released yesterday, showed population growth of 21.8% and confirmed Rochester’s appeal as a quality of life leader and a premier destination for people live. Rochester’s population grew from 10,439 in 2000 to 12,711 in 2010. This growth can be attributed to … [Read more...]