Rochester, Indiana Population 2024

6,168

Rochester is a city located in Fulton County Indiana. Rochester has a 2024 population of 6,168. It is also the county seat of Fulton County.Rochester is currently declining at a rate of -0.36% annually and its population has decreased by -1.61% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,269 in 2020.

The average household income in Rochester is $72,864 with a poverty rate of 15.42%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Rochester is 45.1 years, 43.1 years for males, and 47 years for females.

Rochester Demographics

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

  • White: 88.17%
  • Other race: 8.08%
  • Black or African American: 2.1%
  • Two or more races: 1.57%
  • Native American: 0.08%
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Indiana
Land Area (mi²)
4.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,349.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.61% (-101)
The current population of Rochester, Indiana is 6,168 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 6,269.

Rochester, Indiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White5,49888.17%
Other race5048.08%
Black or African American1312.1%
Two or more races981.57%
Native American50.08%
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Other race

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Rochester Population by Race

Rochester Population Pyramid 2024

Rochester Median Age

45.1

Total

43.1

Male

47

Female

Rochester Adults

There are 4,804 adults, (1,369 of whom are seniors) in Rochester.

Rochester Age Dependency

81.5

Age Dependency Ratio

39.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Rochester Sex Ratio

Female3,08849.52%
Male3,14850.48%

Rochester Population by Age

Rochester Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,5342.4262.337.7
Married1,1253.585.614.4
Non Family9151.1338.461.6
Female3062.4763.736.3
Male1882.1637.262.8
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3.09

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

62.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Rochester Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Rochester Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Rochester Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 78.26%.

Rochester Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$41,312

Average Earnings

$45,142

Average Male

$39,043

Average Female

Rochester Earnings by Educational Attainment

Rochester Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Rochester Language

97.38% of Rochester residents speak only English, while 2.62% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.64% of the population.

Rochester Language

Rochester Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White5,35568412.77%
Hispanic36120857.62%
Other50420841.27%
Multiple984950%
Native55100%
Black11721.71%
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15.42%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.33%

Male Poverty Rate

16.53%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rochester

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rochester is Native, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rochester is Black, with 1.71% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.3%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.86%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.82%.

Rochester Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.33%
High School20.94%
Some College8.86%
Bachelors or Greater2.51%
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Rochester Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed67.9%
Female Employed7.36%
Male Employed5.08%
Female Unemployed
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Rochester Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Rochester Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Rochester Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

45.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.9%

Male Marriage Rate

44.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Rochester Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Rochester Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Rochester Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Rochester Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

377

Number of Veterans

295

Male Veterans

82

Female Veterans

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Rochester Veterans by War

count

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Rochester Veterans by Age

count

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Rochester Veterans by Race

Rochester Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.03%

Veteran Poverty Rate

17.53%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rochester Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

58.3%

Labor Force Participation

54.4%

Employment Rate

6.5%

Unemployment Rate

Rochester Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Rochester Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Rochester Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

82.6%

Born in Rochester

98.16%

Native Born

1.84%

Foreign Born

1.41%

Non Citizen

0.43%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.16% of Rochester residents were born in the United States, with 82.6% having been born in Indiana. 1.41% 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

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20296,058-22-0.36%
20286,080-22-0.36%
20276,102-22-0.36%
20266,124-22-0.36%
20256,146-22-0.36%
20246,168-22-0.36%
20236,190-22-0.35%
20226,212-22-0.35%
20216,234-35-0.56%
20206,2692564.26%
20196,013-26-0.43%
20186,039180.3%
20176,021-43-0.71%
20166,064-62-1.01%
20156,126-56-0.91%
20146,182180.29%
20136,164-60-0.96%
20126,224-30-0.48%
20116,254-26-0.41%
20106,280-134-2.09%
20006,4144457.46%
19905,96991918.2%
19805,0504199.05%
19704,631-252-5.16%
19604,8832104.49%
19504,67383821.85%
19403,8353179.01%
19303,518-202-5.43%
19203,72035610.58%
19103,364-57-1.67%
19003,421
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Rochester Population by Year