Demographics

People

Total Population3,696
Male Share of the Population47.3%
Female Share of the Population52.7%
Senior Citizens19.6%
Employed Population 16+1,561
Age of the Population41

Families

% of people married60.3%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher38.1%
Median Earnings25+$57,879
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$31,111

Wealth

Median Family Income$101,344
% Above Poverty Level97.1%
% Below Poverty Level2.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time22 minutes
% Working from Home0.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work0%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone26.7%
Median Gross Rent$1,069
Median House Value$176,700

Ancestry

Irish18.1%
English18%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)11.5%
Italian5%
Polish4.3%
French Except Basque2.9%
Norwegian1.5%
Scottish1.2%
Swedish1.2%
Welsh1.1%
Dutch0.6%
Arab0.4%
Lithuanian0.4%
Swiss0.4%
Greek0.3%
Hungarian0.2%
Danishn0.2%
German0.1%
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Rochester Almanac

CategoryValue
CountySangamon County
Standard Zip Codes62563
Phone Area Codes217
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude39.75
Approximate Longitude-89.54

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)

StationSPRINGFIELD CAPITAL AP
Distance10.6 miles
Jan Temp17 to 33 F
Apr Temp42 to 63 F
Jul Temp66 to 87 F
Oct Temp44 to 67 F
Annual Precip35.5 inches
StationMORRISONVILLE
Distance23.3 miles
Jan Temp16 to 32 F
Apr Temp41 to 63 F
Jul Temp65 to 86 F
Oct Temp42 to 67 F
Annual Precip35 inches
StationMOWEAQUA
Distance28.6 miles
Jan Temp15 to 34 F
Apr Temp41 to 64 F
Jul Temp64 to 88 F
Oct Temp42 to 68 F
Annual Precip37.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Dawson667$62,188
Grandview1,453$45,875
Jerome1,883$73,831
Springfield116,459$72,987

Rochester Public Libraries

Rochester Public Library District
1 COMMUNITY DRIVE
Rochester, Illinois
(217) 498-8454

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Rochester Public Schools

Rochester Elem 2-3
456 Education Ave
ZIP: 62563
(217) 498-6216
Primary
Total Enrollment 315
Rochester Elem Ec-1 Sch
707 W Main St
ZIP: 62563
(217) 498-9778
Primary
Total Enrollment 327
Rochester High School
1 Rocket Dr
ZIP: 62563
(217) 498-9761
High
Total Enrollment 732
Rochester Intermediate School
900 Jack Taylor Dr
ZIP: 62563
(217) 498-6215
Middle
Total Enrollment 544
Rochester Jr High School
3 Rocket Dr
ZIP: 62563
(217) 498-9761
Middle
Total Enrollment 391
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