Rochester Homes & Real Estate
Rochester is a northern suburb of Detroit and is best know for its downtown area and walking trails. The population as of 2017 was 13,029 and it's located just west of Macomb County, 30 miles north of downtown Detroit. It borders Shelby Township, Oakland Township, and Rochester Hills. The city has walking/biking trails weaving through the city along with a downtown area filled with stores and restaurants. The homes are mixed with older homes, newer high-rise condos within walking distance to the downtown area, and very expensive homes.
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Rochester, MI Information
Travel - The main north/south road into Rochester is M-150 also know as Rochester Rd. which connects to major east/west highway M-59 to the south. East/west travel can be a little more tricky but W. University Rd. provides the easiest access to major north/south freeway I-75.
Shopping - Downtown Rochester offers several boutique shops, high-end shopping, and dining. Also, just a short drive away is the Village of Rochester Hills outdoor mall. You are also within a 30-minute drive to Partridge Creek, Lakeside Mall, and more high-end shopping at Somerset Mall in Troy.
Education - Nearby Oakland University which offers 132 baccalaureate degree programs and 117 graduate degree and certificate programs. Also, Rochester College is primarily undergraduate but does offer some graduate programs. Also, to the east is Macomb Community College where you can receive an associate's degree and through Macomb University a bachelor's or master's degree.
Hospitals - Just south in Rochester Hills you will find Crittenton Hospital Medical Center which is a 290-bed acute care facility. Just south of that in Troy is Beaumont Hospital which has 361 beds and is also an acute care facility. Also in Macomb County in Clinton Township you will find Henry Ford Macomb Hospital which offers 435 beds, along with a heart center, cancer center, birthing center, and more. Children's Hospital of Michigan Stilson Specialty Center is also in Clinton Twp. for all types of pediatric specialties. There are several other large hospitals throughout Macomb, Oakland, and Wayne County.
Theater - On the grounds of Oakland University you will find The Meadow Brook Theatre which offers high-quality entertainment, and in nearby Macomb County, you will find Macomb Center for the Performing Arts which features various shows like the Letterman, Ann Margaret, Larry Gatlin and the Gatlin Brothers, Lou Rawls, and The Temptations.
Government - The Rochester offices are located at 400 Sixth St., Rochester, MI. The phone number is 248-651-9061. Trash service information including pick-up days, billing, yard waste, and more. General water and sewer information or use this link for final bills.
Entertainment - There are plenty of fun things to do in the area, many parks, sporting events, and places to visit