Located in southeastern Minnesota along the south fork of the Zumbro River, Rochester (est. pop. of 112,000+) is a progressive and inclusive community that encompasses a 55-square mile area, featuring an urban skyline at its core and farm fields at its edges. Consistently recognized as one of the most livable cities in the United States, Rochester was ranked nationally as "Best Place to Live" by Livability.com in 2017. The third largest city in Minnesota, Rochester is home to the world-renowned Mayo Clinic and serves as host to 3 million visitors each year, many of them receiving care at the Mayo Clinic. As the Destination Medical Center public/private development plan is implemented over the next 20 years, the City projects that its population will top 160,000 and that more than 35,000 new jobs will be generated, furthering Rochester's position as an economic engine for the tri-state area.