Rochester, Indiana Population 2021

9,684
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Rochester is a city located in Fulton County Indiana. Rochester has a 2020 population of 9,684. It is also the county seat of Fulton County. Rochester is currently declining at a rate of -0.38% annually and its population has decreased by -4.74% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,166 in 2010. Rochester reached it's highest population of 10,166 in 2010.

The average household income in Rochester is $64,674 with a poverty rate of 11.02%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $685 per month, and the median house value is $110,900. The median age in Rochester is 42.3 years, 41.2 years for males, and 44.2 years for females.

Rochester Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Rochester was:

  • White: 98.20%
  • Black or African American: 0.70%
  • Two or more races: 0.51%
  • Asian: 0.49%
  • Other race: 0.10%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Rochester, Indiana is 9,684 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 9,795.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 10,166.

Rochester, Indiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White9,64898.20%
Black or African American690.70%
Two or More Races500.51%
Asian480.49%
Some Other Race100.10%
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Rochester Population by Race

Rochester Population Pyramid $2021

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Rochester Median Age

42.3


Total

41.2


Male

44.2


Female

Rochester Adults

There are 7,589 adults, (2,018 of whom are seniors) in Rochester.

Rochester Age Dependency

76.4

Age Dependency Ratio

36.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Rochester Sex Ratio

Female

5,163

52.55%

Male

4,662

47.45%

Rochester Population by Age

Rochester Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Rochester Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married93.5%6.5%
All70.9%29.1%
Female59.4%40.6%
Non Family47.3%52.7%
Male33.9%66.1%

70.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Rochester Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,8782.4870.9
Married1,9373.1993.5
Non Family1,4091.1647.3
Female3553.3159.4
Male1773.5433.9

3.14

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

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Rochester Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1181.72%
9th to 12th Grade4596.68%
High School Graduate2,73439.76%
Some College1,74425.36%
Associates Degree6098.86%
Bachelors Degree69910.17%
Graduate Degree5137.46%
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Rochester Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Rochester Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White6,6826,1491,172
Hispanic8241
Black696630
Asian333310
2+ Races1111
Other Race1010

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 43.48%.

Rochester Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,301$43,066$31,250
Less Than 9th Grade$22,216$25,347$
High School Graduate$36,392$44,792$25,982
Some College$33,321$43,690$26,558
Bachelors Degree$41,875$$37,125
Graduate Degree$57,849$70,227$57,813

$36,301

Average Earnings

$43,066

Average Male

$31,250

Average Female

Rochester Earnings by Educational Attainment

Rochester Language by Age

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Rochester Language

98.90% of Rochester residents speak only English, while 1.10% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.66% of the population.

Rochester Language

Rochester Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White9,20798610.71%
Hispanic1926634.38%

11.02%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.56%

Male Poverty Rate

11.45%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rochester

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rochester is Hispanic, with 34.38% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rochester is White, with 10.71% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.01%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.92%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.23%.

Rochester Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade37.27%
High School9.62%
Some College7.49%
Bachelors or Greater3.49%

Rochester Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed34.93%
Female Employed3.77%
Male Employed3.02%

Rochester Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Rochester Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$55,956$64,674
Families$70,060$76,469
Married Families$80,031-
Non Families$27,093$40,917
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Income by Household Type

Rochester Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.1%

Male Marriage Rate

48.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Rochester Married by Age and Sex

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Rochester Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Rochester Marital Status by Race

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Rochester Marital Status

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734

Number of Veterans

659

Male Veterans

75

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam325
Second Gulf War140
First Gulf War97
Korea48
World War II28

Rochester Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74226
35 to 54213
75+165
55 to 64105
18 to 3425

Rochester Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White7349.83%
Hispanic1920.65%

Rochester Veterans by Race

Rochester Veterans by Education

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9.66%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.07%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rochester Veterans by Education

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61%

Labor Force Participation

59.1%

Employment Rate

3.1%

Unemployment Rate

Rochester Employment by Age

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Rochester Employment by Race

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Rochester Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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80.63%

Born in Rochester

98.94%

Native Born

1.06%

Foreign Born

0.61%

Non Citizen

0.45%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.94% of Rochester residents were born in the United States, with 80.63% having been born in Indiana. 0.61% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Rochester Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20219,684-37-0.38%
20209,721-37-0.38%
20199,758-37-0.38%
20189,795240.25%
20179,771-59-0.60%
20169,830-109-1.10%
20159,939-85-0.85%
201410,024330.33%
20139,991-90-0.89%
201210,081-46-0.45%
201110,127-39-0.38%
201010,1660.00%

Rochester Population by Year