Rochester is a tiny city located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 155 people and just one neighborhood, Rochester is the 394th largest community in Kentucky.
Occupations and Workforce
Rochester is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 94.51% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Rochester is a city of professionals, sales and office workers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Rochester who work in office and administrative support (27.47%), teaching (16.48%) and healthcare suport services (14.29%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Overall, Rochester’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Rochester has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Rochester has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Rochester than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Rochester may be for you.
One downside of living in Rochester, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 33.87 minutes every day commuting to work.
Being a small city, Rochester does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.