Rochester, IL Population

By | January 13, 2021

Population: 2,893. Estimated population in 2021: 3,004 (+3.8% change)
Males: 1,402 (48.5%), Females: 1,491 (51.5%)

Zip code: 62563

Median resident age: 40.3 years
Median household income: $62,891
Median house value: $115,300

Races in Rochester:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.0%)
  • Hispanic (0.7%)
  • Two or more races (0.5%)

Ancestries: German (33.5%), English (17.3%), Irish (17.2%), Italian (7.4%), Scottish (3.8%), Swedish (3.3%).

Land area: 2.1 square miles

Map of Rochester, IL

Population

For population 25 years and over in Rochester

  • High school or higher: 92.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 44.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 16.2%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rochester village

  • Never married: 20.3%
  • Now married: 66.4%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 4.8%
  • Divorced: 7.8%

0.7% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +98 (+3.5%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Rochester:

  • DOCTORS HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; SPRINGFIELD, IL)
  • MEMORIAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 5 miles; SPRINGFIELD, IL)
  • ANDREW MCFARLAND MENTAL HLTH CTR (about 7 miles; SPRINGFIELD, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Rochester:

  • CAPITAL (about 11 miles; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Abbreviation: SPI)
  • DECATUR (about 49 miles; DECATUR, IL; Abbreviation: DEC)
  • GREATER PEORIA REGIONAL (about 63 miles; PEORIA, IL; Abbreviation: PIA)

Other public-use airports nearest to Rochester:

  • TAYLORVILLE MUNI (about 22 miles; TAYLORVILLE, IL; Abbreviation: TAZ)
  • LOGAN COUNTY (about 31 miles; LINCOLN, IL; Abbreviation: AAA)
  • ZELMER MEMORIAL AIRPARK INC (about 39 miles; PALMYRA, IL; Abbreviation: 5K1)

Amtrak station near Rochester:

  • 9 miles: SPRINGFIELD (WASHINGTON & 3RD STS.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rochester:

  • LINCOLN LAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 5 miles; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,756)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT SPRINGFIELD (about 5 miles; Springfield, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,357)
  • MILLIKIN UNIVERSITY (about 38 miles; DECATUR, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,274)
  • ILLINOIS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 65 miles; NORMAL, IL; Full-time enrollment: 18,785)
  • HEARTLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 66 miles; Normal, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,390)
  • BRADLEY UNIVERSITY (about 66 miles; PEORIA, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,262)
  • ILLINOIS CENTRAL COLLEGE (about 70 miles; EAST PEORIA, IL; Full-time enrollment: 6,404)

Public high school in Rochester:

  • ROCHESTER HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 589; Location: 1 ROCKET DR; Grades: 09 – 12)

Public primary/middle schools in Rochester:

  • ROCHESTER ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 574; Location: 707 W MAIN; Grades: PK – 03)
  • ROCHESTER MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 448; Location: 456 EDUCATION AVE; Grades: 04 – 06)
  • ROCHESTER JR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 301; Location: 3 ROCKET DR; Grades: 07 – 08)

Libraries

Library in Rochester:

  • ROCHESTER P.L.D. (Operating income: $164,203; Location: #1 COMMUNITY DRIVE; 25,715 books; 669 audio materials; 469 video materials; 79 serial subscriptions)

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