Rochester, TX Population

Population: 378. Estimated population in July 2020: 347 (-8.2% change)
Males: 186 (49.2%), Females: 192 (50.8%)

Haskell County

Zip code: 79544

Median resident age: 38.8 years
Median household income: $20,357
Median house value: $17,100

Races in Rochester:

  • White Non-Hispanic (53.2%)
  • Hispanic (38.6%)
  • Other race (24.1%)
  • Black (7.1%)
  • Two or more races (2.4%)
  • American Indian (1.3%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (10.8%), German (6.9%), Irish (5.8%), English (2.9%), Scottish (1.1%).

Elevation: 1595 feet

Land area: 0.4 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Rochester

  • High school or higher: 54.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 7.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.3%
  • Unemployed: 10.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rochester town

  • Never married: 29.9%
  • Now married: 49.8%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 9.6%
  • Divorced: 7.9%

8.7% Foreign born (8.7% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: -76 (-16.7%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Rochester:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Rochester:

  • DYESS AFB (about 62 miles; ABILENE, TX; Abbreviation: DYS)
  • ABILENE REGIONAL (about 65 miles; ABILENE, TX; Abbreviation: ABI)
  • ALTUS AFB (about 101 miles; ALTUS, OK; Abbreviation: LTS)
Other public-use airports nearest to Rochester:

  • HARRISON FIELD OF KNOX CITY (about 10 miles; KNOX CITY, TX; Abbreviation: F75)
  • HASKELL MUNI (about 14 miles; HASKELL, TX; Abbreviation: 15F)
  • MUNDAY MUNI (about 23 miles; MUNDAY, TX; Abbreviation: 37F)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rochester:

  • HARDIN-SIMMONS UNIVERSITY (about 59 miles; Abilene, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,026)
  • ABILENE CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY (about 60 miles; ABILENE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,380)
  • MIDWESTERN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 99 miles; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,619)
  • CAMERON UNIVERSITY (about 132 miles; LAWTON, OK; Full-time enrollment: 3,529)
  • TARLETON STATE UNIVERSITY (about 137 miles; STEPHENVILLE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 6,068)
  • TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY (about 138 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; Full-time enrollment: 22,439)
  • WAYLAND BAPTIST UNIVERSITY (about 143 miles; PLAINVIEW, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,578)
Public primary/middle school in Rochester:

  • ROCHESTER SCHOOL (Students: 110; Location: 4TH & MAIN ST; Grades: PK – 12)