Rochester, OH Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Rochester, Ohio - Basic Facts

The Village of Rochester had a population of 184 as of July 1, 2017. Rochester ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Ohio. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Rochester is located at latitude 41.1241 and longitude -82.3063 in Lorain County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Rochester (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.12 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Lorain County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 928 feet.

The Village of Rochester (GNIS ID: 2399099) 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.

The Village of Rochester is located within Township of Rochester, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lorain 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Rochester: North Rochester, Rochester Centre, Rochester Depot, Rochester Station.

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


Total Population 184
Daytime Population: Workers 53
Daytime Population: Residents 94
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 147
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.80
Population in Households 184
Population in Familes 162
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 165
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $63,614
Average Household Income $73,816
Per Capita Income $27,542


Total Housing Units 82 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 65 (79.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 8 ( 9.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 9 (11.0%)
Median Home Value $195,455
Average Home Value $221,875


Total Households 73
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 57
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.15% 0.32%
Households 0.38% 0.27%
Families 0.75% 0.35%
Median Household Income   2.73%
Per Capita Income   2.56%

Rochester, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rochester to the other 1,215 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio 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 # 1106 9th
Population Density # 1192 2nd
Diversity Index # 724 41st
Median Household Income # 251 79th
Per Capita Income # 395 68th

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