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.
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 town of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Rochester who work in office and administrative support (18.30%), sales jobs (11.46%), and management occupations (8.71%).
One downside of living in Rochester is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Rochester, the average commute to work is 32.52 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Rochester is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The citizens of Rochester are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 15.23% of adults in Rochester have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Rochester in 2018 was $28,811, which is middle income relative to Washington and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $115,244 for a family of four. However, Rochester contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Rochester is a somewhat 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 14.97% 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.