Rochester, WI Profile: Facts & Data

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Rochester, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The Village of Rochester had a population of 3,970 as of July 1, 2018. Rochester ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Wisconsin. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Rochester is located at latitude 42.7329 and longitude -88.2503 in Racine County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Rochester (see map below) encompass a land area of 17.48 sq. miles and a water area of 0.25 sq. miles. Racine County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 768 feet.

The Village of Rochester (GNIS ID: 1584046) 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Rochester: Waukeeshah.

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Rochester, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 3,970
Population in Households 3,931
Population in Familes 3,362
Population in Group Qrtrs 39
Population Density2 227
Diversity Index3 12
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $78,937
Average Household Income $95,548
Per Capita Income $36,308

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,488 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,060 (71.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 389 (26.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 40 ( 2.7%)
Median Home Value $275,588
Average Home Value $302,476
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,448
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 1,079
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.92% 0.85%
Households 0.92% 0.79%
Families 0.11% 0.71%
Median Household Income   1.31%
Per Capita Income   2.48%

Rochester, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rochester to the other 774 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wisconsin 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 # 172 78th
Population Density # 640 17th
Diversity Index # 447 43rd
Median Household Income # 69 91st
Per Capita Income # 99 87th

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