Rochester, MN Scrap Metal Prices

Rochester is a city located in the southeastern part of Minnesota, a few miles from Minneapolis and Saint Paul. It is the third largest city in the state, and according to the 2020 Census, it has over 120, 000 residents.

Apart from being the county seat of Olmsted County, Rochester is well known for being the home to the world-renowned Mayo Clinic. It also has several wealthy neighbourhoods, a highly rated education system, and scenic setting for people that would like to visit it.

Economically, the city is doing well. It has a very low employment rate, with healthcare being the major employer. Manufacturing, mining, construction, and technology are big sectors here; so, the need for source materials is always there.

Selling scrap metal in Rochester is easy. You only need to find a reputable scrap metal dealer near you, as there are many locations all around the city. If you don’t know what to carry when going to the facility, call your preferred dealer to know what they require.

Best Scrap Yards in Rochester

We took some time to find out more about the scrap yards in Rochester. Here are the few where you can expect to get good service and prices for your materials. If you are in the southern side of the city, we do recommend Automotive Recyclers on 5323 US-52 or Junk-It on 116 18th Street South East.

Good places on the northern side of Rochester would be Olmsted County Recycling Center Plus on 305 Energy Parkway North East, and Med City Coin & Bullion on 310 Elton Hills Drive North West.

If you want to scrap your gold or any other valuables you don’t use, we recommend JD Coin on 1607 1st Street North West, KD Fine Jewelers on 1800 North Broadway Avenue, and Pawn America on 770 1st Avenue.

Scrap Metal Prices per Pound in Rochester

MetalPrice Per Pound
Aluminum Alloy$0.82

Last Updated On 2024-05-18

Scrap Aluminum Prices per Pound in Rochester

MetalPrice Per Pound
Aluminum 1100$0.80
Aluminum 3003$0.80
Aluminum 356 Wheels (clean)$0.80
Aluminum 356 Wheels (dirty)$0.57
Aluminum 5052 Scrap$1.07
Aluminum 6061 Extrusions$0.70
Aluminum 6063 Extrusions$0.93
Aluminum 6063 Extrusions/Fe$0.68
Aluminum/Cu Radiators$1.87
Aluminum/Cu/Fe Radiators$1.73
Aluminum Radiators$0.45
Aluminum/Fe Radiators$0.33
Breakage 50% Recovery$0.25
Chrome Wheels$0.75
E.C. Wire$1.23
Litho Sheets$0.80
Mixed Turnings $0.46
MLC Clips$0.78
Aluminum Old Cast$0.76
Aluminum Old Sheet$0.75
Painted Siding$0.74
Zorba 90% NF$0.75
Aluminum Cans (clean)$0.58
Aluminum Cans (dirty)$0.29

Scrap Brass Prices per Pound in Rochester

MetalPrice Per Pound
Red Brass$2.42
Yellow Brass$2.28
Brass Rod$2.23
Brass Hair Wire$2.39
Brass Pipe$2.17
Brass Radiators$1.85
Brass Shells$2.05
Brass Turnings$2.10
Bronze Turnings$1.30
Dirty Brass$1.09
Dirty Brass Radiators$1.09
Plumbers Brass$2.17
Semi-Red Brass$2.21

Scrap Copper Prices per Pound in Rochester

MetalPrice Per Pound
#1 Bare Bright Copper Wire$4.13
#1 Copper Tubing$3.86
#1 Flashing Copper$3.86
#2 Copper Tubing$3.64
#2/3 Mix Copper$3.53
#3 Copper with Tar$3.31
#3 Roofing Copper$3.42
Dirty Roofing Copper$3.20
Electric Motors - Copper$2.86
Enameled Copper$3.25
Insulated Copper Wire$3.31
Lead Coated Copper$2.79
Silver Plated Copper$3.53
Tin Coated Copper$3.08
Tin Insulated Copper Wire$3.08

Scrap Lead Prices per Pound in Rochester

MetalPrice Per Pound
Lead Batteries$0.21
Lead Shot$0.48
Lead Wheel Weights$0.31
Solid Lead$0.64
Soft Lead$0.66

Scrap Zinc Prices per Pound in Rochester

MetalPrice Per Pound
New Zinc Die Cast$0.82
Old Zinc Die Cast$0.71

Scrap Gold Prices in Rochester

MetalPrice per GramPrice per Troy Ounce
9ct Gold$28.06$872.85
14ct Gold$43.78$1,361.66
18ct Gold$56.13$1,745.69
22ct Gold$68.55$2,132.09
24ct Gold$74.83$2,327.39

Today's scrap gold price represents the best prices you can get for the different purities of gold. Gold prices can fluctuate a lot and are often negiotable. Do not take the first offer!

Scrap Prices for other Precious Metals in Rochester

MetalPrice per GramPrice per Troy Ounce

The current prices for scrap silver, palladium and platinum are updated daily. These precious metal scrap prices also fluctuate a lot, but are not as commonly traded as gold. It may a little more work finding a good buyer.

Scrap Prices for Steel per Pound in Rochester

MetalPrice Per Pound
#1 Bundle$0.10
#1 Busheling$0.10
#1 HMS$0.07
HMS 80/20$0.06
Sheet Metal$0.06
Shredded Auto Scrap$0.07
Structural Steel$0.07

Scrap Prices for Stainless Steel per Pound in Rochester

MetalPrice Per Pound
201 SS$0.29
301 SS$0.43
304 SS Solid$0.62
304 SS Turning$0.53
309 SS$0.80
310 SS$1.22
316 SS Solid$0.80
330 SS$1.99

Today's scrap price for stainless steel is based on the best prices on the market. Stainless steel is very much in demand currently due to it's use in construction and global shortages.

Scrap Prices for other Ferrous Metals per Pound in Rochester

MetalPrice Per Pound
Scrap #1 Prepared$0.08
Scrap #2 Prepared$0.08
Scrap #1 Unprepared$0.06
Scrap #2 Unprepared$0.06
Scrap Auto Slabs Whole$0.07
Scrap Cast Iron$0.10
Scrap Dishwashers$0.07
Scrap Dryers$0.07
Scrap Oversize Torch$0.09
Scrap Rebar$0.20
Scrap Washing Machines$0.07
Scrap Water Heaters$0.07

Scrap Electronics Prices per Pound in Rochester

ElectronicsPrice Per Pound
Scrap Back PanelsContact local scrap yard
Scrap Cellphones
Scrap Computer Wire
Scrap CPU Chips
Scrap CRT Monitors
Scrap Empty PC Servers
Scrap Graphics Cards
Scrap Hard DrivesContact local scrap yard
Scrap Hard Drive Boards
Scrap Laptops
Scrap LCD Monitors
Scrap Low Grade Boards
Scrap Mainframes
Scrap Memory
Scrap Mice
Scrap MotherboardsContact local scrap yard
Scrap Non-Green PC Boards
Scrap PC Boards
Scrap PC Tower
Scrap Power Supplies
Scrap Printers/Fax Machines
Scrap Servers
Scrap Speakers
Scrap Telecom EquipmentContact local scrap yard