Rochester, Michigan- History and current facts and figures

The City of Rochester is a beautiful place to live just 24 miles north of Detroit, MI. According to Wikipedia the Graham family, built a log cabin in 1817. Making it one of the oldest communities in the area. 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 … [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...]