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Rochester metropolitan area, Minnesota

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Map of Minnesota highlighting the Rochester Metropolitan Statistical Area.

The United States Census Bureau defines the Rochester, Minnesota Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) as an area consisting of three counties in southeast Minnesota, anchored by the city of Rochester. As of the 2010 census, the MSA had a population of 186,011.[1] However, as of 2012, the Rochester metropolitan area – as distinct from the Metropolitan Statistical Area – had an estimated population of 209,607.[2] The Rochester–Austin combined statistical area has a population of 255,047 as of 2016.







As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 163,618 people, 62,504 households, and 43,046 families residing within the MSA. The racial makeup of the MSA was 92.01% White, 2.09% African American, 0.25% Native American, 3.34% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.99% from other races, and 1.29% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.35% of the population.

The median income for a household in the MSA was $46,957, and the median income for a family was $55,450. Males had a median income of $35,815 versus $26,738 for females. The per capita income for the MSA was $21,287.

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  1. ^ "Table 1. Annual Estimates of the Population of Metropolitan and Micropolitan Statistical Areas: April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2009 (CBSA-EST2009-01)". 2009 Population Estimates. United States Census Bureau, Population Division. 2010-03-23. Archived from the original (CSV) on June 15, 2010. Retrieved 2010-03-26.
  2. ^ "2012 Metropolitan Population Estimates". Archived from the original on 2013-07-04. Retrieved 2013-03-16.
  3. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.