Located about 40 miles outside of Minneapolis, the small town of Rogers, MN boasts a family-friendly way of life just a hop, skip, and a jump from the exciting Twin Cities. Rogers is home to 8,900 people, but that number is changing quickly: According to City-Data, Rogers' population increased by more than 130 percent between 2000 and 2010.
Rogers embodies some of the metro's most desirable attributes: it is a distinctly suburban, incredibly friendly, and a very kid-oriented town. Those searching for Rogers apartments for rent will be delighted to discover this little city in the country.
Rogers was put on the map by the construction of the Manitoba and Great Northern railroads. By 1900, Rogers had become a thriving community, with numerous farms and agricultural homesteads on its periphery. The town of Rogers incorporated in 1914, and continued to grow throughout the coming decades as a manufacturing and distribution hub.
Today, Rogers is still an employment center for many regional residents. Although some commute to the Twin Cities metro for work, many decide to live and work within Rogers. According to City-Data, the city's population increases by about 50 percent on workdays due to commuting. Some of the town's top industries include professional and business services, education and health services, construction, mining, and manufacturing.
Rogers is home to the Ellingson Classic Car Museum. Though this unique museum showcases beautiful historic cars, those living in Ellingson apartments might want to consider making a purchase - this museum doubles as a car dealership! Beautiful cars will remind visitors of the glamour and style of eras past.
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