Rochester, NH 03868 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 03868: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Rochester, NH 03868

Not Acceptable, USPS
E Rochester, NH 03868
East Rochester, NH 03868

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 98
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,722
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 805
  • County: Strafford County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.337, Longitude -70.947
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Rochester, NH 03868 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 6,352
Population in Households 6,338
Population in Familes 5,001
Population in Group Qrtrs 14
Population Density1 662
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 2,602
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 1,724
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,754 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,951 (70.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 651 (23.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 152 ( 5.5%)
Median Home Value $140,565
Average Home Value $143,721


Median Household Income $51,323
Average Household Income $63,200
Per Capita Income $25,946
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.39% 0.5%
Households 0.49% 0.56%
Families 0.37% 0.47%
Median Household Income   -0.69%
Per Capita Income   1.45%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Rochester, NH 03868 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 03868 to the other 242 ZIP Codes in New Hampshire by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 61 75th
Population Density1 # 30 88th
Diversity Index2 # 53 79th
Median Household Income # 194 20th
Per Capita Income # 216 11th

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