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Rochester, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Rochester is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Butler County at latitude 37.2086 and longitude -86.8924. Butler County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 410 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Rochester, but most people and references simply refer to it as Rochester, Kentucky.

The P1 Census Class Code for Rochester indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Rochester (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.47 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles.

City of Rochester, KY Boundary Map


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Rochester, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 148
Population in Households 148
Population in Familes 129
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 318
Diversity Index2 8
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 65
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 49
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 93 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 56 (60.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 10 (10.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 28 (30.1%)
Median Home Value $83,333
Average Home Value $84,821
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $36,973
Average Household Income $46,112
Per Capita Income $19,104
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.63% -0.27%
Households -0.71% 0.0%
Families 0.99% -0.41%
Median Household Income   4.21%
Per Capita Income   1.32%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Rochester, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rochester to the other 524 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 492 6th
Population Density1 # 446 15th
Diversity Index2 # 395 25th
Median Household Income # 290 45th
Per Capita Income # 310 41st

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Kentucky Census Data Comparison Tool.