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Rochester, Iowa - Basic Facts

The Rochester Census Designated Place had a population of 133 as of July 1, 2019. Rochester ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Iowa. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Rochester is located at latitude 41.6739 and longitude -91.1585 in Cedar County. The formal boundaries for the Rochester Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 0.95 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Cedar County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 663 feet.

The Rochester Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2629971) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Rochester Census Designated Place is located within Township of Rochester, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cedar County.


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Rochester, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Rochester, IA Housing Affordability Index is 232
State of Iowa Housing Affordability Index is 164
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Rochester, IA Wealth Index is 101
State of Iowa Wealth Index is 86
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 133 (100%)
Population in Households 132 (99.2%)
Population in Families 114 (85.7%)
Population in Group Quarters1 1 ( 0.8%)
Population Density 140
Diversity Index2 9
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $76,187
Average Household Income $87,148
Per Capita Income $35,267
Wealth Index4 101

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 63 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 51 (81.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 9 (14.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 3 ( 4.8%)
Median Home Value $183,929
Housing Affordability Index3 232
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 60
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 45
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.0% -0.15%
Households 0.18% 0.0%
Families 0.75% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.59%
Per Capita Income   1.63%

Rochester, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rochester to the other 1,008 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 813 20th
Population Density # 928 8th
Diversity Index # 633 38th
Median Household Income # 136 87th
Per Capita Income # 192 81st

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