Rochester, NH

Rochester profile

Living in Rochester

Rochester is a medium-sized city located in the state of New Hampshire. With a population of 31,526 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Rochester is the sixth largest community in New Hampshire.

Unlike some cities, Rochester isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Rochester are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Rochester is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Rochester who work in office and administrative support (13.85%), sales jobs (9.42%), and management occupations (7.89%).

Also of interest is that Rochester has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Rochester is worth considering.

The education level of Rochester citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 21.67% of adults in Rochester have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Rochester in 2018 was $32,024, which is lower middle income relative to New Hampshire, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $128,096 for a family of four. However, Rochester contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Rochester home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Rochester residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Rochester include English, Irish, French, French Canadian, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Rochester is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and Spanish.