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The City of Rochester is the 5th largest city in New Hampshire with a population of 32,068 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Rochester is located at latitude 43.3045 and longitude -70.9756 in Strafford County. The formal boundaries for the City of Rochester encompass a land area of 45.4 sq. miles and a water area of 0.36 sq. miles. Strafford County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 230 feet.
The City of Rochester (GNIS ID: 873708) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
|Total Population||32,068 (100%)|
|Population in Households||31,807 (99.2%)|
|Population in Families||24,360 (76.0%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||261 ( 0.8%)|
|Median Household Income||$56,840|
|Average Household Income||$73,570|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||13%|
|Per Capita Income||$30,902|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||14,580 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||9,033 (62.0%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||4,431 (30.4%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||1,116 ( 7.7%)|
|Median Home Value||$181,523|
|Average Home Value||$219,744|
|Housing Affordability Index3||131|
|Average Household Size||2.36|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.93%|
|Per Capita Income||1.63%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.94%|
The table below compares Rochester to the other 97 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Hampshire by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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.
|Total Population||# 5||96th|
|Population Density||# 48||52nd|
|Median Household Income||# 57||42nd|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 35||36th|
|Per Capita Income||# 59||40th|
|Diversity Index||# 26||74th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New Hampshire Census Data Comparison Tool.