The City of Rochester is the 5th largest city in New Hampshire with a population of 31,179 as of July 1, 2017.
The primary coordinate point for Rochester is located at latitude 43.2985 and longitude -70.977 in Strafford County. The formal boundaries for the City of Rochester (see map below) 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.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Rochester population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.
|Daytime Population: Workers||14,792|
|Daytime Population: Residents||15,882|
|Total Daytime Population (TDP)||30,674|
|Ratio TDP/Total Population1||0.98|
|Population in Households||30,917|
|Population in Familes||23,845|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||262|
|Median Household Income||$53,925|
|Average Household Income||$69,597|
|Per Capita Income||$29,146|
|Total Housing Units||13,987 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||8,497 (60.7%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||4,464 (31.9%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||1,026 ( 7.3%)|
|Median Home Value||$182,604|
|Average Home Value||$190,835|
|Average Household Size||2.39|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.35%|
|Per Capita Income||2.62%|
The table below compares Rochester to the other 97 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Hampshire by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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||# 50||49th|
|Diversity Index||# 26||74th|
|Median Household Income||# 59||40th|
|Per Capita Income||# 61||38th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New Hampshire Census Data Comparison Tool.