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
  • County: Strafford County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.337, Longitude -70.947
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 97
  • PO Box Addresses: 35
  • Residential Addresses: 2,598
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 829
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,769

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Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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  1. 03868 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 03868 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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Rochester, NH 03868 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 5,538
Population in Households 5,537
Population in Familes 4,370
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 621
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $54,049
Average Household Income $64,598
Per Capita Income $26,659


Total Housing Units 2,443 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,786 (73.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 499 (20.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 158 ( 6.5%)
Median Home Value $155,314
Average Home Value $152,996


Total Households 2,285
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 1,499
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.46% 0.52%
Households 0.46% 0.53%
Families 0.29% 0.41%
Median Household Income   2.17%
Per Capita Income   3.21%

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, 2018 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 # 71 71st
Population Density # 31 88th
Diversity Index # 59 76th
Median Household Income # 196 19th
Per Capita Income # 219 10th

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