Rochester, Texas

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Rochester Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 60 miles N of Abilene, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 152 miles W of Fort Worth, Texas
County Haskell
Standard Zip Codes 79544
Phone Area Codes 940
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.315
Longitude -99.855

Rochester Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 13 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 54 F
Apr Temp 50 to 78 F
Jul Temp 73 to 96 F
Oct Temp 53 to 78 F
Annual Precip 24.9 inches
Station MUNDAY
Distance 16.6 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 55 F
Apr Temp 49 to 78 F
Jul Temp 71 to 97 F
Oct Temp 51 to 78 F
Annual Precip 26.3 inches
Distance 24.7 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 54 F
Apr Temp 47 to 78 F
Jul Temp 70 to 97 F
Oct Temp 50 to 78 F
Annual Precip 23.2 inches
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Rochester Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 378 100%
Male 186 49.2%
Female 192 50.8%
Under 18 98 25.9%
18+ 280 74.1%
65+ 81 21.4%
Median Age 38.8
Average Family Size 3.04
White 247 65.3%
African-American 27 7.1%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 4 1.1%
Other 91 24.1%
Mixed Race 9 2.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 146 38.6%

Estimated Rochester Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 347
Growth -31
Growth % -8.2%

Rochester Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 63.1%
US/American 17.6%
Irish 8.6%
German 6%
English 3.9%
Ethiopian 0.9%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Rochester 378 $25,893
Haskell 3,106 $27,109
Knox City 1,219 $30,000
Munday 1,527 $28,158
O''Brien 132 $18,750
Rule 698 $30,069
Weinert 177 $25,000
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Rochester High Schools (2004)

A Title I School.
Serves 110 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 6.9

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