Rochester is a tiny village located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 181 people and just one neighborhood, Rochester is the 751st largest community in Ohio. Rochester has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages.
Real Estate Prices
Rochester real estate is some of the most expensive in Ohio, although Rochester house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Rochester is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Rochester is a village of professionals, service providers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Rochester who work in office and administrative support (17.59%), healthcare suport services (11.11%) and food service (8.33%).
Of important note, Rochester is also a village of artists. Rochester has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Rochester’s character.
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Rochester is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Rochester a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Rochester has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Rochester’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
Rochester is a small village, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.