Rochester Hills, MI

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Population

73,458

0.645% growth

Poverty Rate

5.3%


Median Age

41.8


Median Household Income

$87,475

4.75% growth

Number of Employees

36,550

0.697% growth

Median Property Value

$264,400

6.83% growth

About

In 2017, Rochester Hills, MI had a population of 73.5k people with a median age of 41.8 and a median household income of $87,475. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Rochester Hills, MI grew from 72,987 to 73,458, a 0.645% increase and its median household income grew from $83,507 to $87,475, a 4.75% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Rochester Hills, MI are White (Non-Hispanic) (76.8%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (11.9%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (4.15%), White (Hispanic) (3.52%), and Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (2.34%). N/A% of the people in Rochester Hills, MI speak a non-English language, and 90.7% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Rochester Hills, MI are Rochester College (268 degrees awarded in 2017).

The median property value in Rochester Hills, MI is $264,400, and the homeownership rate is 76.5%. Most people in Rochester Hills, MI commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 25.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Rochester Hills, MI is 2 cars per household.

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COVID-19

Total Confirmed Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Michigan, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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Economy

The economy of Rochester Hills, MI employs 36.6k people. The largest industries in Rochester Hills, MI are Manufacturing (8,544 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (4,939 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (4,225 people), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($146,406), Utilities ($95,556), and Manufacturing ($90,551).

Median household income in Rochester Hills, MI is $87,475. Males in Rochester Hills, MI have an average income that is 1.37 times higher than the average income of females, which is $46,762. The income inequality in Rochester Hills, MI (measured using the Gini index) is 0.476, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$87,475

2017 value

± $3,062

4.75%

1 Year Growth

± 4.93%

Households in Rochester Hills, MI have a median annual income of $87,475, which is more than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $83,507 in 2016, which represents a 4.75% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$63,869

Average Male Salary

± $1,109

$46,762

Average Female Salary

± $850

In 2017, full-time male employees in Michigan made 1.37 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Michigan by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $62,263 ± $4,415

  2. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $48,644 ± $58,127

  3. White

    $48,289 ± $702

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Michigan workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.28 times more than Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Rochester Hills, MI is from Michigan.

0.476

2017 Wage GINI

0.477

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Michigan was 0.476 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.107% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for Michigan was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Michigan in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Michigan across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 1925

  2. Census Tract 1922

  3. Census Tract 1943

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Rochester Hills, MI was Census Tract 1925 with a value of $170,139, followed by Census Tract 1922 and Census Tract 1943, with respective values of $137,276 and $113,507.

The following map shows all of the places in Rochester Hills, MI colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

5.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Rochester Hills, MI (3.83k out of 72.3k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 45 - 54 and then Females 75+.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    3,305 ± 369

  2. Asian

    376 ± 139

  3. Hispanic

    127 ± 113

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Rochester Hills, MI is White, followed by Asian and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

36.6k

2017 Value

± 1,123

0.697%

1 Year growth

± 4.38%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Rochester Hills, MI grew at a rate of 0.697%, from 36.3k employees to 36.6k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Rochester Hills, MI, are Management Occupations (5,258 people), Sales & Related Occupations (4,248 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (4,125 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Rochester Hills, MI.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Rochester Hills, MI, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (5,258 people), Sales & Related Occupations (4,248 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (4,125 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Rochester Hills, MI has an unusually high number of residents working as Architecture & Engineering Occupations (5.05 times higher than expected), Computer & Mathematical Occupations (1.98 times), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations (1.74 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Rochester Hills, MI, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($118,750), Management Occupations ($102,807), and Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($95,214).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

36.6k

2017 Value

± 1,123

0.697%

1 Year growth

± 4.38%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Rochester Hills, MI grew at a rate of 0.697%, from 36.3k employees to 36.6k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Rochester Hills, MI, are Manufacturing (8,544 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (4,939 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (4,225 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Rochester Hills, MI, though some of these residents may live in Rochester Hills, MI and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Rochester Hills, MI, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (8,544 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (4,939 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (4,225 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Rochester Hills, MI has an unusually high number of Manufacturing (2.31 times higher than expected), Management of Companies & Enterprises (1.89 times), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1.65 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Rochester Hills, MI, by median earnings, are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($146,406), Utilities ($95,556), and Manufacturing ($90,551).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Michigan to other states, or from other states to Michigan.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $138B

  2. $38.2B

  3. $36.1B

In 2015, the top outbound Michigan product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $138B, followed by Mixed freight ($38.2B) and Machinery ($36.1B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Michigan products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$480B

2020 Value

$623B

Projected 2045 Value

29.8% growth

In 2020, total outbound Michigan trade was $480B. This is expected to increase 29.8% to $623B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Michigan trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Michigan to other states, or from other states to Michigan.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $37.4B

  2. $27.2B

  3. $21.6B

In 2015, the top outbound Michigan domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Ohio with $37.4B, followed by Indiana with $27.2B and Illinois and $21.6B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Michigan shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

95.9% of the population of Rochester Hills, MI has health coverage, with 63.9% on employee plans, 5.21% on Medicaid, 13.6% on Medicare, 12.5% on non-group plans, and 0.647% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Rochester Hills, MI was $8,055 in 2014. This is a 4% increase from the previous year ($7,745).

Primary care physicians in Rochester Hills, MI see 691 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.17% increase from the previous year (683 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 943 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 332 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Gladwin County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (14.5%). Additionally, Saginaw County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.8%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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691 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Oakland County, MI see an average of 691 patients per year. This represents a 1.17% increase from the previous year (683 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Oakland County, MI in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$8,055

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$3,950

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$5,915

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$11,318

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Michigan (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4%, from $7,745 to $8,055.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

4.13%

Uninsured

63.9%

Employer Coverage

5.21%

Medicaid

13.6%

Medicare

12.5%

Non-Group

0.647%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Rochester Hills, MI declined by 16% from 4.91% to 4.13%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Rochester Hills, MI changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 14.5% prevalence

  2. 14.1% prevalence

  3. 14.1% prevalence

Gladwin County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Michigan, at 14.5%.

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Diversity

Rochester Hills, MI is home to a population of 73.5k people, from which 90.7% are citizens. As of 2017, 18.2% of Rochester Hills, MI residents were born outside of the country (13.3k people).

In 2017, there were 6.45 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (56.4k people) in Rochester Hills, MI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 8.75k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 3.05k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Age

Age by Nativity

42

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.8

43

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1.3

In 2017, the median age of all people in Rochester Hills, MI was 41.8. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 42, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 43. But people in Rochester Hills, MI are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Rochester Hills, MI residents was 42.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

18.2%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

13.3k people

17.4%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

12.7k people

As of 2017, 18.2% of Rochester Hills, MI residents (13.3k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Rochester Hills, MI was 17.4%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    76,763 ± 6,776 people

  2. India

    66,881 ± 6,328 people

  3. Iraq

    54,355 ± 5,708 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Michigan was Mexico, the natal country of 76,763 Michigan residents, followed by India with 66,881 and Iraq with 54,355.

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Citizenship

90.7%

2017 Citizenship

91.3%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 90.7% of Rochester Hills, MI residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Rochester Hills, MI was 91.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Rochester Hills, MI

  1. White (Non-Hispanic)

    56.4k ± 1.04k

  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)

    8.75k ± 662

  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)

    3.05k ± 452

In 2017, there were 6.45 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (56.4k people) in Rochester Hills, MI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 8.75k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 3.05k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 7 races represented in Rochester Hills, MI as a share of the total population.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    1,125 ± 184

  2. World War II

    407 ± 118

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    310 ± 125

Rochester Hills, MI has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.76 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Rochester Hills, MI awarded 268 degrees. The student population of Rochester Hills, MI is skewed towards women, with 431 male students and 737 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Rochester Hills, MI are White (180 and 68.4%), followed by Unknown (43 and 16.3%), Black or African American (34 and 12.9%), and Two or More Races (3 and 1.14%).

The largest universities in Rochester Hills, MI by number of degrees awarded are Rochester College (268 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Rochester Hills, MI are Mass Communication & Media Studies (46 and 17.2%), Early Childhood Education & Teaching (39 and 14.6%), and General Psychology (38 and 14.2%).

The median tuition costs in Rochester Hills, MI are $21,116 for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 38 degrees awarded

  2. 46 degrees awarded

  3. 39 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Rochester Hills, MI was General Psychology with 38 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Rochester Hills, MI according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

268 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$21,116

Median Private

In 2017, the Rochester Hills, MI institution with the largest number of graduating students was Rochester College with 268 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

97

Degrees Awarded to Men

171

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 97 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Rochester Hills, MI, which is 0.567 times less than the 171 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    180 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    43 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    34 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Rochester Hills, MI were to White students. These 180 degrees mean that there were 4.19 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Unknown, with 43 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Rochester Hills, MI was $264,400 in 2017, which is 1.15 times larger than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $247,500 to $264,400, a 6.83% increase. The homeownership rate in Rochester Hills, MI is 76.5%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Rochester Hills, MI have an average commute time of 25.7 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Rochester Hills, MI is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$264,400

2017 Median

± $5,718

$247,500

2016 Median

± $5,600

In 2017, the median property value in Rochester Hills, MI grew to to $264,400 from the previous year's value of $247,500.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Rochester Hills, MI compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Rochester Hills, MI the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.

$87,475

Median Household Income

± $3,062

28.5k

Number of Households

± 939

In 2017, the median household income of the 28.5k households in Rochester Hills, MI grew to $87,475 from the previous year's value of $83,507.

The following chart displays the households in Rochester Hills, MI distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Rochester Hills, MI distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Rochester Hills, MI the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

76.5%

2017 Homeownership

75.2%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 76.5% of the housing units in Rochester Hills, MI were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 75.2%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Rochester Hills, MI compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

25.7 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Rochester Hills, MI have a longer commute time (25.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.76% of the workforce in Rochester Hills, MI have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    87.1%

  2. Carpooled

    6.22%

  3. Worked At Home

    4.74%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Rochester Hills, MI was Drove Alone (87.1%), followed by those who Carpooled (6.22%) and those who Worked At Home (4.74%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Rochester Hills, MI distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Rochester Hills, MI have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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