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  • Neighborly Spirit 5/5
  • Clean & Green 4/5
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  • Eating Out 4/5
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"Bloomberg's Best Place to Raise Kids"

The City of Rogers has been named to Bloomberg Business Week's of "The Best Places to Raise Kids 2013." The article lists one city for each state and Rogers has been selected as "The Best Place to Raise Kids in Minnesota."

Business Week analyzed public school performance, safety, housing costs, commute time, poverty, adult's educational attainment, share of households with children, diversity and the local job market.

"Rogers Real Estate"


Rogers is a medium-sized city in Minnesota and it is expected to catch up soon with the other communities in the Twin Cities population-wise. It is approximately 5 miles from Dayton, 5 to 6 miles from Dayton and Otsego and around 6.5 to 7 miles from Corcoran, Hanover, Albertville and St. Michael.

Unlike the other Minnesota cities with areas dedicated to water or lakes, all of Rogers’ 13 square kilometer area is all land.

Population profile

The 2000 census has recorded a population of 3,588 but the number is estimated to have doubled as of the year 2005. Majority or 97.10% of the residents are Whites and the rest of the population is a mixture of Asians, Hispanics and Latinos and a small percentage of African Americans and Native Americans.

If you are planning to move in to Rogers then you will most probably find yourself living among a community of married couples which means this is no place for singles looking for a future partner. A great majority or 77.2% of the residents are married couples. The population is however relatively young with an average age of 31 years.

The residents of Rogers are also financially well-off, with an average income of $76,984 per family. The average family income was estimated at $79,200 as of the year 2005. Only 0.4% of the families and 1.8% of the total population of Rogers are classified as living below the poverty line


One unforgettable chapter in the history of Rogers is the havoc created by a destructive tornado which is said to have visited the city several times.

Historically, tornado activity in Rogers is more than the average tornado activity in Minnesota and around 31% more than the average tornado activity in the United States. A tornado with a wind speed of 207 to 260 mph hit Rogers in 1951 and this resulted to the death of one person, injury to 20 people and property damage of up to $5 million. Another tornado was recorded in 1983 which resulted to injury and property damage of up to $50,000. There was also another tornado in 2006 which injured seven people and damaged 300 homes.


If you are thinking of moving in to Rogers and are looking for houses for sale then you would be better off knowing some of the most important ordinances in the city. One such ordinance is Ordinance No. 2001-08 which regulates the behavior and activities of Rogers residents including the way they conduct entertainment, use of alcoholic beverages and public nuisance.

Section 1.70 of the Ordinance makes it unlawful for residents and visitors to cause public disturbance through excessive and loud noise. The following are prohibited under the ordinance:
• Noisy assembly
• Use of horns and other devices emitting sound and signal except when used in traffic and to signal danger
• Keeping of noisy animals
• Maintenance of noisy vehicles
• Vehicle sounds


The average value of condominiums in Rogers was estimated at $186,600 in the year 2000. This more than doubled to $319,500 in 2005 compared to the average condominium value in the State of Minnesota of $198,800.
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  • Peace & Quiet 4/5
  • Eating Out 4/5
  • Lack of Traffic 3/5

"A smaller town with with great amenities and opportunities"

Rogers is a growing community along the I-94 corrider. There are many great established neighborhoods and some new construction options as well. With unique shopping like Cabella's and Marine Max Rogers as well as staples such as Cub and Target, this city has many things to offer. There is also a great commerical and industrial base of businesses. Rogers also has a great school system with and elementary, middle, and high school all right in the city. Rogers was named "The Best Place to Raise Kids in Minnesota" By Bloomberg Busniess Week.
  • Easy Freeway Access
  • Many Job opportunities
  • Small Town Feel

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