Rochester, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Rochester, Texas - Basic Facts

The Town of Rochester had a population of 309 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Rochester is located at latitude 33.3142 and longitude -99.8565 in Haskell County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Rochester (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.34 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Haskell County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,594 feet.

The Town of Rochester (GNIS ID: 2412559) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Rochester is located within Rochester Division of Haskell County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Rochester population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Rochester, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 309
Population in Households 308
Population in Familes 249
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 905
Diversity Index2 64


Total Households 124
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 81
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 178 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 96 (53.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 28 (15.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 54 (30.3%)
Median Home Value $36,742
Average Home Value $56,443


Median Household Income $35,000
Average Household Income $71,118
Per Capita Income $31,823
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.76% 0.0%
Households -0.63% 0.0%
Families -0.77% -0.25%
Median Household Income   1.96%
Per Capita Income   3.19%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Rochester, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rochester to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 1431 18th
Population Density1 # 794 55th
Diversity Index2 # 459 74th
Median Household Income # 1353 22nd
Per Capita Income # 265 85th

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