Rochester

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  2. Rochester Statistics
  3. Rochester Property/Housing/Real Estate Information
  4. Rochester Employment Information
  5. Rochester Family Information
  6. Rochester Education Information
  7. Rochester Business Information
  8. Rochester Public Benefits Information
  9. Rochester Criminal Information
  10. Rochester Immigration & Civil Rights Information
  11. Rochester Zip Codes


Rochester Legal Resources

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Rochester Statistics

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  • Population (2000): 4,581
  • Land Area (2000): 87.883 square kilometers
  • Water Area (2000): 6.369 square kilometers
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  • Area Code(s): 508, 774
  • Alias(es) (2003): ROCHESTER
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Houses (2000): 1,634

Rochester Population - Urban/Rural

Urban/Rural Population Percent
 Urban 369 8.06%
 Rural, Farm 73 1.59%
 Rural, Non-farm 4,139 90.35%

Rochester Real Estate Lawyers provide services for home buying/selling, commercial real estate, leases, landlord tenant, construction, land use and zoning laws. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Rochester Employment Information

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Employment (2003): 499
Payroll (2003) / (1Q 2003): $20,235,000 / $4,749,000

Rochester Labor Force By Month


Year Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
1990 2,141 2,003 138 6.44% 64
1991 2,160 1,961 200 9.24% 92
1992 2,187 1,993 194 8.88% 89
1993 2,294 2,132 162 7.06% 70
1994 2,393 2,236 158 6.59% 66
1995 2,330 2,170 160 6.88% 69
1996 2,310 2,182 128 5.52% 55
1997 2,390 2,269 121 5.06% 51
1998 2,428 2,340 87 3.60% 36
1999 2,498 2,414 83 3.34% 33
2000 2,628 2,561 67 2.57% 26
2001 2,709 2,626 83 3.06% 31
2002 2,819 2,694 125 4.44% 44
2003 2,840 2,705 135 4.74% 47
2004 2,918 2,788 130 4.47% 45
2005 3,010 2,884 126 4.17% 42
2006 3,097 2,983 115 3.70% 37
2007 3,087 2,964 124 4.01% 40
2008 3,051 2,917 133 4.37% 44
Month Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
Jan 2008 3,054 2,901 153 5.01% 50
Feb 2008 3,055 2,908 147 4.81% 48
Mar 2008 3,065 2,916 149 4.86% 49
Apr 2008 3,048 2,933 115 3.77% 38
May 2008 3,044 2,915 129 4.24% 42
Jun 2008 3,079 2,931 148 4.81% 48
Jul 2008 3,064 2,940 124 4.05% 40
Aug 2008 3,036 2,919 117 3.85% 39
Sep 2008 3,012 2,893 119 3.95% 40
Oct, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Nov, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Dec, 2008 -- -- -- --% --

Rochester Employment By Industry


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Construction 151 11.88%
2. Public Administration 112 8.81%
3. Metal Manufactuing 72 5.66%
4. Educational Services 67 5.27%
5. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 62 4.88%
6. Health Care 58 4.56%
7. Agriculture / Forestry / Fishing / Hunting 52 4.09%
8. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 42 3.30%
9. Miscellaneous Manufacturing 40 3.15%
10. Plastics and Rubber Manufacturing 37 2.91%
11. Machinery Manufacturing 36 2.83%
12. Computer and Electronic Manufacturing 33 2.60%
13. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 32 2.52%
14. Arts / Entertainment / Recreation 31 2.44%
15. Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers 29 2.28%
16. Truck Transportation 29 2.28%
17. Utilities 29 2.28%
18. Electrical Equipment / Appliances / Components Manufacturing 27 2.12%
19. Food Manufacturing 23 1.81%
20. U.S. Postal Service 23 1.81%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Health Care 217 18.19%
2. Educational Services 163 13.66%
3. Finance and Insurance 69 5.78%
4. Social Assistance 64 5.36%
5. Accommodation and Food Services 62 5.20%
6. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 54 4.53%
7. Department and Other General Stores 47 3.94%
8. Used Merchandise / Gift / Misc. Stores 42 3.52%
9. Public Administration 34 2.85%
10. Food and Beverage Stores 31 2.60%
11. Miscellaneous Manufacturing 29 2.43%
12. Computer and Electronic Manufacturing 27 2.26%
13. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 27 2.26%
14. Construction 26 2.18%
15. U.S. Postal Service 21 1.76%
16. Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods, Wholesale 20 1.68%
17. Groceries and Related Products, Wholesale 17 1.42%
18. Food Manufacturing 16 1.34%
19. Info Services and Data Processing 15 1.26%
20. Agriculture / Forestry / Fishing / Hunting 14 1.17%

Rochester Employment By Job


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Other Management Occupations 130 10.23%
2. Other Installation / Maintenance 94 7.40%
3. Other Office and Admin Support 59 4.64%
4. Law Enforcement Workers 58 4.56%
5. Engineers 48 3.78%
6. Metal Workers and Plastic Workers 44 3.46%
7. Other Sales and Related Occupations 43 3.38%
8. Driver / Sales Workers and Truckers 42 3.30%
9. Other Production Occupations 39 3.07%
10. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 38 2.99%
11. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 34 2.68%
12. Sales Reps / Wholesale and Manufact 31 2.44%
13. Vehicle Mechanics 31 2.44%
14. Other Construction Workers 30 2.36%
15. Other Construction Trades 29 2.28%
16. Business Operations Specialists 27 2.12%
17. Top Executives 27 2.12%
18. Computer Specialists 26 2.05%
19. Drafters / Engineering / Mappers 26 2.05%
20. Electricians 24 1.89%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Teachers, Pre/Primary School 80 6.71%
2. Other Office and Admin Support 67 5.62%
3. Other Management Occupations 62 5.20%
4. Secretaries and Admins 55 4.61%
5. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 53 4.44%
6. Sales Reps / Wholesale and Manufact 48 4.02%
7. Registered Nurses 45 3.77%
8. Financial Clerks, Non-bookkeeping 38 3.19%
9. Other Production Occupations 37 3.10%
10. Bookkeeping / Accounting / Auditing 33 2.77%
11. Cooks and Food Preparation Workers 31 2.60%
12. Librarians / Curators / Archivists 30 2.51%
13. Nursing / Psychiatric / Home Health 30 2.51%
14. Other Sales and Related Occupations 30 2.51%
15. Accountants and Auditors 29 2.43%
16. Cashiers 27 2.26%
17. Counselors / Social Workers / Etc. 27 2.26%
18. Health Technologists and Technicians 26 2.18%
19. Computer Specialists 21 1.76%
20. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 21 1.76%

Rochester Hours Worked Per Week In 1999

Hours Per Week  Population Percent
35 or more hours 2,056 59.34%
15-35 hours 578 16.68%
1-14 hours 124 3.58%
No regular hours 707 20.40%

Rochester Time Left For Work

Time  Population Percent
Midnight-4:59 AM 84 3.51%
5 AM-5:29 AM 108 4.51%
5:30 AM-5:59 AM 138 5.76%
6 AM-6:29 AM 208 8.69%
6:30 AM-6:59 AM 300 12.53%
7 AM-7:29 AM 403 16.83%
7:30 AM-7:59 AM 363 15.16%
8 AM-8:29 AM 312 13.03%
8:30 AM-8:59 AM 67 2.80%
9:00 AM-9:59 AM 126 5.26%
10:00 AM-10:59 AM 37 1.55%
11:00 AM-11:59 AM 18 0.75%
Noon-3:59 PM 89 3.72%
4 PM-11:59 PM 141 5.89%

Rochester Length Of Commute In Minutes

Minutes  Population Percent
Less than 5 25 1.04%
5-9 122 5.10%
10-14 224 9.36%
15-19 398 16.62%
20-24 346 14.45%
25-29 293 12.24%
30-34 289 12.07%
35-39 87 3.63%
40-44 104 4.34%
45-59 230 9.61%
60-89 181 7.56%
At least 90 95 3.97%

Rochester Length Of Commute In Mintues - Public vs. Private Transportation


Minutes  Population (public) Percent  Population (private) Percent
Under 30 0 0.00% 1,408 58.81%
30-44 0 0.00% 480 20.05%
45-59 0 0.00% 230 9.61%
At least 60 27 1.13% 249 10.40%

Rochester Type Of Commute

Type Population Percent
 Bicycle 0 0.00%
 Car / truck / van, carpool 226 9.21%
 Car / truck / van, solo 2,111 85.99%
 Motorcycle 0 0.00%
 Other 7 0.29%
 Public transportation 27 1.10%
 Walked 23 0.94%
 Worked at home 61 2.48%

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Rochester Family Information

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Households (2000): 1,578 (4,577 people)
Families (2000): 1,306 (4,203 people)
Families where both partners work (2000): 710
People at same address in 1995: 3,341

Rochester Household Income in 1999


Income Population Percent
Under $10,000 40 2.53%
$10,000-$14,999 36 2.28%
$15,000-$19,999 67 4.25%
$20,000-$24,999 84 5.32%
$25,000-$29,999 53 3.36%
$30,000-$34,999 62 3.93%
$35,000-$39,999 62 3.93%
$40,000-$44,999 65 4.12%
$45,000-$49,999 88 5.58%
$50,000-$59,999 181 11.47%
$60,000-$74,999 205 12.99%
$75,000-$99,999 263 16.67%
$100,000-$124,999 209 13.24%
$125,000-$149,999 74 4.69%
$150,000-$199,999 57 3.61%
$200,000 or more 32 2.03%

Rochester Household Type

Type Population Percent
 Nonfamily, 1 person 216 13.71%
 Family, 2 people 468 29.71%
 Nonfamily, 2 people 54 3.43%
 Family, 3 people 288 18.29%
 Nonfamily, 3 people 8 0.51%
 Family, 4 people 357 22.67%
 Nonfamily, 4 people 3 0.19%
 Family, 5 people 122 7.75%
 Nonfamily, 5 people 0 0.00%
 Family, 6 people 45 2.86%
 Nonfamily, 6 people 0 0.00%
 Family, 7 or more people 14 0.89%
 Nonfamily, 7 or more people 0 0.00%

Rochester Household Income Type

Type  Population Percent
Earnings 1,408 30.18%
Interest / Dividend / Rent 789 16.91%
Public Assistance 30 0.64%
Retirement 200 4.29%
Self Employment 342 7.33%
Social Security 326 6.99%
Supplemental Security 40 0.86%
Wage / Salary 1,351 28.96%
Other 179 3.84%

Rochester Family Type

Type Population Percent
 No children under 18 589 50.00%
 With children under 18 589 50.00%

Rochester Marital Status - Male (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 69 3.95%
 Married 1,222 69.87%
 Never Married 421 24.07%
 Widowed 37 2.12%

Rochester Marital Status - Female (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 116 6.36%
 Married 1,219 66.79%
 Never Married 350 19.18%
 Widowed 140 7.67%

Rochester Family Lawyers help clients with family law issues, such as marriage, divorce, domestic partnerships, adoptions, paternity, annulment, child support, custody, division of property, alimony, palimony, restraining orders, spousal support, uncontested divorce and visitation rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Rochester Education Information

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Rochester Highest Degree Earned (18 or older)

Degree Population Percent
 Less than 9th grade 125 3.73%
 9th-12th grade, no diploma 274 8.17%
 High school diploma or equivalent 1,088 32.46%
 Some college, no degree 577 17.21%
 Associate degree 394 11.75%
 Bachelors degree 649 19.36%
 Graduate or professional degree 245 7.31%

Rochester Population In School (3 or older)

School Level  In Public School Percent  In Private School Percent Total Percent
Nursery or preschool 33 0.72% 58 1.27% 91 1.99%
Kindergarten 55 1.20% 0 0.00% 55 1.20%
Grades 1-4 300 6.55% 33 0.72% 333 7.27%
Grades 5-8 279 6.09% 2 0.04% 281 6.13%
Grades 9-12 315 6.88% 0 0.00% 315 6.88%
Undergrad college 103 2.25% 56 1.22% 159 3.47%
Graduate or professional school 48 1.05% 23 0.50% 71 1.55%
Total 1,133 24.73% 172 3.75% 1,305 28.49%

Rochester Education Lawyers represent colleges, school districts, other educational institutions, and students in the practice of education law. They handle issues related to No Child Left Behind, special education, and disability rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Rochester Business Information

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Number of Businesses (2003): 94
Rochester Business Lawyers provide services for corporations, LLCs, partnerships, contracts, franchising and business litigation. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Rochester Public Benefits Information

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Rochester Above Or Below Poverty Level In 1999

Above/Below Population Percent
 At Or Above Poverty Level 4,438 96.92%
 Below Poverty Level 141 3.08%

Rochester Public Benefits Lawyers assess the range of local, state and federal government benefits to which their clients may be entitled and help them apply for such programs, as well as appeal decisions denying such benefits to their clients. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Rochester Criminal Information

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Rochester Crimes Per 1,000 People By Type And Year



Year  Aggravated Assault  Forcible Rape  Murder / Manslaughter  Robbery Total Violent Crimes  Arson  Burglary  Larceny / Theft  Motor Vehicle Theft Total Property Crimes
2005 0.386 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.386 0.386 3.470 2.506 1.542 7.517
2006 0.749 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.749 0.000 6.177 4.493 0.374 11.045
2007 1.085 0.000 0.000 0.181 1.266 0.000 5.606 5.244 0.904 11.754

Rochester Law Enforcement Employeess

Year  Officers  Civilian
2004 0 10
2005 0 10
2006 0 10
2007 0 10

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Rochester Immigration & Civil Rights Information

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Rochester Population By Age

Age Population Percent
0-9 Years 623 13.60%
10-19 Years 706 15.41%
20-29 Years 396 8.64%
30-39 Years 731 15.96%
40-49 Years 879 19.19%
50-59 Years 713 15.56%
60-69 Years 245 5.35%
70-79 Years 201 4.39%
80-89 Years 70 1.53%
90+ Years 17 0.37%

Rochester Population - Male/Female

Male/Female Population Percent
 Male 2,297 50.14%
 Female 2,284 49.86%

Rochester Population By Ethnicity

Ethnicity Population Percent
 Caucasian 4,416 96.40%
 Other Race 48 1.05%
 Multiracial 46 1.00%
 African-American 29 0.63%
 Hispanic/Latino 17 0.37%
 Asian 16 0.35%
 Amerindian 9 0.20%
 Pacific Islander 0 0.00%

Rochester Top Specified Ancestries

Rank Ancestry  Population Percent Of Specified Ancestries
1. English 1,154 19.78%
2. Irish 826 14.16%
3. Portuguese 788 13.51%
4. French Non-Basque 672 11.52%
5. French Canadian 479 8.21%
6. Polish 424 7.27%
7. Italian 330 5.66%
8. German 291 4.99%
9. United States Or American 189 3.24%
10. Scottish 123 2.11%

Rochester Top Languages Spoken At Home

Rank Language  Population Percent Of Reported Languages
1. Only English 4,049 94.05%
2. Spanish Or Spanish Creole 107 2.49%
3. Portuguese / Portuguese Creole 73 1.70%
4. French 36 0.84%
5. Greek 12 0.28%
6. German 9 0.21%
7. Polish 7 0.16%
8. Russian 6 0.14%
9. Vietnamese 6 0.14%

Rochester Citizen Type

Type Population Percent
 Citizen by birth 4,466 97.49%
 Naturalized immigrant 86 1.88%
 Not a citizen 29 0.63%

Rochester Immigration Lawyers help clients navigate through the federal immigration process. They help workers secure temporary visas (H1-B, fiances obtain K-1 visas, and permanent immigrants apply for Green Cards or citizenship. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.
Rochester Civil Rights Lawyers represent clients who have been illegally discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability and national origin. If you have suffered employment discrimination, sexual harassment, or have been treated differently by a hotel, restaurant, or other public accommodation, a civil rights lawyer can help you determine whether your rights were violated and what types of redress are available. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Rochester Zip Codes

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Alphabetical | By Population

02770