City of Rochester Hills... ...Innovative by nature
Located in the north suburbs of Metro Detroit and nestled in the center of Oakland County’s technical business community, Rochester Hills is a perfect balance of community-minded “In September 2021, residents and innovative businesses. People are attracted the community of Rochester to Rochester Hills because of its cultural amenities, picturHills was honored with the esque landscape of rolling, wooded hills, parks and trail Michigan Municipal League’s systems and the Clinton River which flows through the City. 2021 Community Excellence Its diverse housing choices and distinctive neighborhoods Award during the League’s have created a community that naturally appeals to residents Annual Convention in looking for a lifestyle that allows one to feel safe and culturally Grand Rapids. connected. Businesses choose Rochester Hills because of the exceptional real estate options, access to skilled workforce and a low city tax rate. Rochester Hills also prides itself as being an educational epicenter. Its K-12 public school programs routinely rate in the top percentile based on state performance standards, and every year Rochester Hills welcomes over 23,000 students at its higher education institutions – Oakland University and Rochester University. The City is routinely recognized across the country for its innovative means of social and economic impact. Rochester Hills is a community proud of its historic heritage, entrepreneurial spirit and its ability to be innovative by nature. To learn more visit www.rochesterhills.org or follow us on Facebook or Twitter.
eastern oakland ADDENDUM Rochester Hills Area: 32.958 sq. miles. Economic Base: Wide variety of light industrial, research and development, warehousing & distribution and retail. Location: Northeast Oakland County, 25 miles north of Detroit, easy access to I-75 and M-59. Housing: Median List Price $357,000 (September 2021) Income: Median Household Income $94,000 Population: 76,300 Library: Rochester Hills Public Library, 500 Olde Towne Rd, Rochester 48307 (248) 656-2900, www.rhpl.org Medical Services: Ascension Providence Rochester Hospital, William Beaumont in Troy, St. Joseph Mercy-Oakland in Pontiac, McLaren-Oakland in Pontiac (See “Health Care”) Parks and Recreation: Parks & Natural Resources Department offers numerous programs and events. Activities are offered year-round and include swimming, beach, fishing, boating, skating, hiking, bike trails, a Velodrome, sledding hills, and numerous active sports. Historic VanHoosen Farm has a variety of family activities and educational programs. Pine Trace Golf Club (public) Post Office Branches: 2632 S. Rochester Rd., Rochester Hills, 511 Old Towne Road, Rochester • 800-ASK USPS Protection: Emergency 9-1-1, Oakland County Sheriff’s Office (Rochester Hills Sub-Station) (248) 537-3530, Fire (5 stations) (248) 656-4720 Schools: Rochester Community (248) 726-3000, Avondale Community (248) 852-4411, Rochester University, Oakland University and Oakland Community College (See school grid pages) Seniors: Older Persons Commission (OPC) (248) 656-1403, www.opcseniorcenter.org Tax Rates in Mills (2021) Homestead Avondale: 34.2123 Rochester: 29.2255
Non-homestead 52.2123 47.2255
Transportation: Easy access to Oakland County International Airport (oakgov.com). Senior Citizens Mini Bus, OPC Reservations (248) 652-4780 Utilities: Comcast, Wide Open West (cable), Consumer’s Energy (gas), DTE Energy (electric) (See “Basics”) Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce 71 Walnut, Ste. 110, Rochester, 48307 (248) 651-6700 • www.rrc-mi.com CITY OFFICES: Rochester Hills 1000 Rochester Hills Dr., Rochester Hills 48309 (248) 656-4600 www.rochesterhills.org
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