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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Rochester is 3,437. Rochester, Pennsylvania is the 5,839th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Rochester was in 1990, when its population was 4,175. In 1990, Rochester was the 4,576th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 5,839th largest city in the US. Rochester is currently 17.7% smaller than it was in 1990.
Rochester has shrunk 14.0% since the year 2000. Rochester, Pennsylvania's growth is extremely below average. 90% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|5840||Union City, Indiana||3,437||-4.8%|
|5843||West Orange, Texas||3,433||-16.3%|
The total voting age population of Rochester, Pennsylvania, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 2,723. The voting age population is 47.1% male and 52.9% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 11.4% of the residents of Rochester are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Rochester are 74.1% White, 16.8% Black, 8.5% Two or more races and 0.6% Asian. Additionally, 3.3% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Rochester, 29.8% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 46.8%. On a per-household basis, 23.6% of families are below the poverty line in Rochester.
Among those aged 16 and older, 58.6% of Rochester residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 88.8% of Rochester residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 10.8% have a bachelor's degree and 3.1% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Rochester residents aged 5 and older, 1.3% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.3% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Rochester is 7.7%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Rochester, 5.2% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Rochester is $30,120.
In Rochester, 48.9% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 51.1% of housing units in Rochester.
Of all the housing units in Rochester, 46.8% of them were build before 1940.
In Rochester, 4.0% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Rochester is $602.
In Rochester, 79.3% of households have an active broadband internet connection.