Rochester, Indiana Population 2020

5,936

Rochester is a city located in Indiana. With a 2020 population of 5,936, it is the 111th largest city in Indiana and the 4307th largest city in the United States. Rochester is currently declining at a rate of -0.54% annually and its population has decreased by -4.54% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,218 in 2010. Rochester reached it's highest population of 6,414 in 2000. Spanning over 6 miles, Rochester has a population density of 1,298 people per square mile.

The average household income in Rochester is $55,112 with a poverty rate of 16.00%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $638 per month, and the median house value is $86,300. The median age in Rochester is 41.8 years, 39.3 years for males, and 46 years for females. For every 100 females there are 89.3 males.

Rochester Demographics

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

  • White: 97.60%
  • Native American: 0.73%
  • Two or more races: 0.65%
  • Black or African American: 0.53%
  • Asian: 0.36%
  • Other race: 0.13%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Rochester, Indiana is 5,936, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,000.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,218.

Rochester, Indiana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,89897.60%
American Indian and Alaska Native440.73%
Two or More Races390.65%
Black or African American320.53%
Asian220.36%
Some Other Race80.13%

Rochester Population Pyramid 2020

Rochester Median Age

41.8


Total

39.3


Male

46


Female

Rochester Adults

There are 4,615 adults, (1,247 of whom are seniors) in Rochester.

Rochester Age Dependency

79.4

Age Dependency Ratio

37

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Rochester Sex Ratio

Female

3,192

52.82%

Male

2,851

47.18%

Rochester Households and Families

Rochester Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Rochester Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.2%11.8%
Female72.1%27.9%
All64.7%35.3%
Non Family43.7%56.3%
Male22%78%

64.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,4852.3864.7
Married1,0813.1388.2
Non Family1,0301.2243.7
Female2473.1772.1
Male1273.8122

3.05

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

4.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Rochester Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade611.44%
9th to 12th Grade3147.42%
High School Graduate1,86143.95%
Some College1,12626.59%
Associates Degree3748.83%
Bachelors Degree3468.17%
Graduate Degree1523.59%

Rochester Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,1043,751489
Native American4444
Hispanic3210
Black2424
Asian22229
Multiple Races1010
Other Race88

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 40.91%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,966$41,508$26,591
Less Than High School$25,813$25,813$
High School Grad$36,563$51,635$35,009
Some College$37,344$41,627$19,024
Bachelors Degree$36,310$37,054$33,047
Graduate Degree$$$

$35,966

Average Earnings

$41,508

Average Male

$26,591

Average Female

Rochester Language

Rochester Language by Age

Rochester Language

98.70% of Rochester residents speak only English, while 1.30% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.78% of the population.

Rochester Poverty

Rochester Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,62283914.92%
Hispanic685885.29%
Native443068.18%

16.00%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.63%

Male Poverty Rate

18.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rochester

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rochester is Hispanic, with 85.29% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rochester is White, with 14.92% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.45%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.15%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.33%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School53.76%
High School10.86%
Some College10.63%
Bachelors or Greater5.52%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed8.37%
Male Employed2.00%

Rochester Income

Rochester Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$46,409$55,112
Families$58,431$66,240
Married Families$72,745-
Non Families$25,811$36,308

Rochester Marital Status

Rochester Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.6%

Male Marriage Rate

44.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Rochester Married by Age and Sex

Rochester Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Rochester Marital Status by Race

Rochester Veterans

426

Number of Veterans

383

Male Veterans

43

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam271
Second Gulf War54
Korea38
First Gulf War9
World War II7
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74143
75+107
55 to 6499
35 to 5468
18 to 349

$Rochester Veterans by Education

16.21%

Veteran Poverty Rate

57.61%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rochester Employment Status

57.7%

Labor Force Participation

57%

Employment Rate

1.1%

Unemployment Rate

Rochester Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

81.00%

Born in Indiana

98.69%

Native Born

1.31%

Foreign Born

1.01%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.69% of Rochester residents were born in the United States, with 81.00% having been born in Indiana. 1.01% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20205,936-32-0.54%
20195,968-32-0.53%
20186,000230.38%
20175,977-32-0.53%
20166,009-67-1.10%
20156,076-55-0.90%
20146,131180.29%
20136,113-56-0.91%
20126,169-27-0.44%
20116,196-25-0.40%
20106,221-193-0.31%
20006,4144450.72%
19905,9699191.69%
19805,0504190.87%
19704,631-252-0.53%
19604,8832100.44%
19504,6738382.00%
19403,8353170.87%
19303,518-202-0.56%
19203,7203561.01%
19103,364-57-0.17%
19003,4210.00%