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People

Total Population 3,706
Male Share of the Population 52.2%
Female Share of the Population 47.8%
Senior Citizens 13.9%
Employed Population 16+ 1,941
Age of the Population 47

Families

% of people married 61.4%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 23.9%
Median Earnings25+ $38,033
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $31,339
Median Earnings With High School Degree $23,235

Wealth

Median Family Income $82,358
% Above Poverty Level 95.4%
% Below Poverty Level 4.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 26 minutes
% Working from Home 4.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation 1.4%

Housing

People Living Alone 20.5%
Median Gross Rent $1,117
Median House Value $224,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.5%
US/American 0%
English 5.6%
Irish 8.7%

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

Rochester Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 18 miles S of Waukesha, Wisconsin (center to center)
Nearest Large City 26 miles SW of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
County Racine
P.O. Box Zip Codes 53167
Phone Area Codes 262
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.741
Longitude -88.224

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 BURLINGTON
Distance 6.5 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 27 F
Apr Temp 34 to 56 F
Jul Temp 60 to 82 F
Oct Temp 37 to 60 F
Annual Precip 33.9 inches
Station ANTIOCH
Distance 18.9 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 28 F
Apr Temp 37 to 56 F
Jul Temp 62 to 82 F
Oct Temp 42 to 61 F
Annual Precip 36.5 inches
Station WEST ALLIS
Distance 22.2 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 27 F
Apr Temp 38 to 54 F
Jul Temp 66 to 82 F
Oct Temp 44 to 61 F
Annual Precip 33.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Big Bend 1,285 $85,417
Burlington 10,548 $69,716
East Troy 4,304 $64,861
Mukwonago 7,485 $86,681
Muskego 24,529 $98,597

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

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Rochester Public Library
208 W. SPRING ST.
Rochester, Wisconsin
(262) 534-3533

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