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People

Total Population 5,385
Male Share of the Population 51%
Female Share of the Population 49%
Senior Citizens 13.1%
Employed Population 16+ 2,831
Age of the Population 43

Families

% of people married 60.3%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 39.6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $107,625
% Above Poverty Level 94.9%
% Below Poverty Level 5.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 32 minutes
% Working from Home 3.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation 0.2%

Housing

People Living Alone 17.1%
Median Gross Rent $1,302
Median House Value $378,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.5%
US/American 0%
English 21.5%
Irish 18.8%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Rochester Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 8 miles NE of New Bedford, Massachusetts (center to center)
Nearest Large City 45 miles S of Boston, Massachusetts
County Plymouth
Standard Zip Codes 02770
Phone Area Codes 508
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.731
Longitude -70.82

Rochester Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station ROCHESTER
Distance 6.1 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 38 F
Apr Temp 37 to 57 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 42 to 63 F
Annual Precip 49.8 inches
Station NEW BEDFORD
Distance 9 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 37 F
Apr Temp 38 to 56 F
Jul Temp 65 to 83 F
Oct Temp 46 to 63 F
Annual Precip 50.7 inches
Station PLYMOUTH-KINGSTON
Distance 18.5 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 38 F
Apr Temp 37 to 56 F
Jul Temp 63 to 82 F
Oct Temp 44 to 63 F
Annual Precip 51 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Acushnet 10,374 $85,895
Fairhaven 16,027 $76,794
Marion 4,979 $94,412
Mattapoisett 6,176 $99,044
New Bedford 94,909 $46,114
Wareham 22,360 $71,738

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Rochester Public Libraries

Library
Joseph H. Plumb Memorial Library
17 CONSTITUTION WAY
Rochester, Massachusetts
(508) 763-8600

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Rochester High Schools

OLD COLONY REG VOC TECH
476 NORTH AVENUE
508-763-8011
A Vocational School
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 560 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 20.8

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