Rochester is a very small town located in the state of Washington. With a population of 2,471 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Rochester is the 176th largest community in Washington.
Unlike some towns, 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 town of sales and office workers, managers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Rochester who work in office and administrative support (18.03%), sales jobs (15.09%), and management occupations (11.83%).
In Rochester, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 32.49 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Being a small town, Rochester does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The citizens of Rochester are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 16.45% of adults in Rochester have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Rochester in 2018 was $28,021, which is middle income relative to Washington and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $112,084 for a family of four. However, Rochester contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Rochester is a very ethnically-diverse town. 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 Native American. Rochester also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 15.59% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Rochester include Irish, German, English, Polish, and Norwegian.
The most common language spoken in Rochester is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.