Rochester, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Rochester, Texas - Basic Facts

The Town of Rochester had a population of 407 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

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Rochester, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 407
Population in Households 406
Population in Familes 328
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 1,192
Diversity Index2 65


Total Households 164
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 107
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 239 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 128 (53.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 36 (15.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 75 (31.4%)
Median Home Value $38,720
Average Home Value $58,465


Median Household Income $36,599
Average Household Income $77,411
Per Capita Income $33,649
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 3.2% 1.01%
Households 3.37% 1.07%
Families 3.23% 0.92%
Median Household Income   4.43%
Per Capita Income   4.77%
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, 2017 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 # 1325 24th
Population Density1 # 608 65th
Diversity Index2 # 448 74th
Median Household Income # 1350 23rd
Per Capita Income # 269 85th

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