Rochester, WI Population

By | July 3, 2019

Population: 2,254. Estimated population in July 2020: 2,471 (+9.6% change)
Males: 1,133 (50.3%), Females: 1,121 (49.7%)

Racine County

Zip code: 53167

Median resident age: 37.2 years
Median household income: $61,111
Median house value: $158,800

Races in Rochester:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.6%)
  • Hispanic (2.3%)
  • Other race (0.5%)

Ancestries: German (48.9%), Polish (10.7%), English (9.9%), Norwegian (7.9%), Irish (7.3%), United States (6.0%).

Elevation: 777 feet

Land area: 0.5 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Rochester

  • High school or higher: 90.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 25.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.9%
  • Unemployed: 4.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 29.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rochester town

  • Never married: 21.1%
  • Now married: 67.7%
  • Separated: 0.2%
  • Widowed: 3.6%
  • Divorced: 7.3%

2.4% Foreign born (1.0% Latin America, 0.8% Europe, 0.5% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +466 (+26.1%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Rochester:

  • LAKEVIEW NEUROREHAB CTR MIDWEST 272 (about 5 miles; WATERFORD, WI)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL CORP OF BURLINGTON (about 7 miles; BURLINGTON, WI)
  • WAUKESHA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL INC (about 19 miles; WAUKESHA, WI)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Rochester:

  • KENOSHA REGIONAL (about 24 miles; KENOSHA, WI; Abbreviation: ENW)
  • GENERAL MITCHELL INTERNATIONAL (about 28 miles; MILWAUKEE, WI; Abbreviation: MKE)
  • ROCK CO (about 57 miles; JANESVILLE, WI; Abbreviation: JVL)
Other public-use airports nearest to Rochester:

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rochester:

  • CARROLL COLLEGE (about 19 miles; WAUKESHA, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,332)
  • WAUKESHA COUNTY TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 24 miles; PEWAUKEE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 3,465)
  • GATEWAY TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 26 miles; KENOSHA, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,575)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MILWAUKEE (about 27 miles; MILWAUKEE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 18,994)
  • MARQUETTE UNIVERSITY (about 29 miles; MILWAUKEE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,589)
  • MILWAUKEE AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 29 miles; MILWAUKEE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 7,048)
  • COLLEGE OF LAKE COUNTY (about 31 miles; GRAYSLAKE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 6,973)

Libraries

Library in Rochester:

  • ROCHESTER PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $70,154; Location: 208 W. SPRING ST.; 11,914 books; 265 audio materials; 539 video materials; 50 serial subscriptions)