South East MN/ Region 10 / Rochester Data


The 11 county area located in southeastern Minnesota, known as Region 10, is the state’s health care and agricultural powerhouse.  It is home to world renowned companies and the Mayo Clinic.


In 2013 the Mayo Clinic and State of Minnesota became partners in one of the most significant economic development projects in the entire Midwest to bring Destination Medical Center (DMC) to Rochester.  DMC’s injection of $5 billion in private funds and $.5 billion in public infrastructure investments is targeted to create 35-40,000 new jobs.  The number of visitors to the area is expected to grow from the current 2 million to 7 million annually during the next 20 years.


Review the links below to learn more about southeastern Minnesota’s demographics, workforce, industry, transportation, and education. 


  Why Southeast Minnesota - Brochure

  Rochester Area Economic Development, Inc. (RAEDI)

  Rochester MSA Data Book

  Rochester Area Target Sector Analysis

Region 10 Data

  Wage Report for Southeast Minnesota                             

  Region/County Households

  Employment Projections                                

  Region/County/Rochester Population

  Employment by Industry                                

  MN Employment Review – July 2013

  Minnesota Economic Trends – June 2013                           

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