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People

Total Population 3,610
Male Share of the Population 49.9%
Female Share of the Population 50.1%
Senior Citizens 15.2%
Employed Population 16+ 1,751
Age of the Population 41

Families

% of people married 41.6%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 11.6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $60,536
% Above Poverty Level 75.7%
% Below Poverty Level 24.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 2.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.9%
% Using Public Transportation 1.8%

Housing

People Living Alone 41.4%
Median Gross Rent $611
Median House Value $71,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 26.7%
US/American 0%
English 13.5%
Irish 16.3%

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

Rochester Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 23 miles NW of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
County Beaver
Metro Area Pittsburgh
Standard Zip Codes 15074
Phone Area Codes 724
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.702
Longitude -80.286

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 MONTGOMERY LOCK & DAM
Distance 6.2 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 35 F
Apr Temp 37 to 61 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 42 to 63 F
Annual Precip 37.1 inches
Station BAKERSTOWN 3 WNW
Distance 16.3 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 36 F
Apr Temp 37 to 61 F
Jul Temp 60 to 83 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 39 inches
Station BUTLER 2 SW
Distance 21.9 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 34 F
Apr Temp 34 to 59 F
Jul Temp 58 to 82 F
Oct Temp 37 to 62 F
Annual Precip 42.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Beaver 4,467 $76,615
Freedom 1,621 $42,955

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

Rochester Public Libraries

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Rochester Public Library
252 ADAMS ST
Rochester, Pennsylvania
(724) 774-7783

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Rochester High Schools

ROCHESTER AREA HS
724-775-7500
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 383 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.6

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