Rochester, VT Population

Population: 1,171. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,170 (-0.1% change)
Males: 565 (48.2%), Females: 606 (51.8%)

Windsor County

Median resident age: 42.7 years
Median household income: $35,820
Median house value: $95,600

Races in Rochester:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.3%)
  • Hispanic (1.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)

Ancestries: English (21.6%), Irish (13.7%), French (10.8%), German (9.6%), United States (7.4%), Italian (6.7%).

Elevation: 883 feet

Population

For population 25 years and over in Rochester

  • High school or higher: 87.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 33.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.1%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rochester town

  • Never married: 19.2%
  • Now married: 58.9%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 7.6%
  • Divorced: 13.6%

2.8% Foreign born (1.9% Europe, 0.4% North America, 0.3% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: -12 (-1.0%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Rochester:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Rochester:

  • RUTLAND STATE (about 27 miles; RUTLAND, VT; Abbreviation: RUT)
  • BURLINGTON INTL (about 48 miles; BURLINGTON, VT; Abbreviation: BTV)
  • FLOYD BENNETT MEMORIAL (about 67 miles; GLENS FALLS, NY; Abbreviation: GFL)
Other public-use airports nearest to Rochester:

  • WARREN-SUGARBUSH (about 17 miles; WARREN, VT; Abbreviation: 0B7)
  • MIDDLEBURY STATE (about 21 miles; MIDDLEBURY, VT; Abbreviation: 6B0)
  • EDWARD F KNAPP STATE (about 29 miles; BARRE/MONTPELIER, VT; Abbreviation: MPV)
Amtrak stations near Rochester:

  • 11 miles: RANDOLPH (DEPOT SQ.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, public transit connection.
  • 15 miles: KILLINGTON (RTE 4) – Seasonal Bus Station. Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rochester:

  • NORWICH UNIVERSITY (about 21 miles; NORTHFIELD, VT; Full-time enrollment: 2,585)
  • MIDDLEBURY COLLEGE (about 27 miles; MIDDLEBURY, VT; Full-time enrollment: 2,265)
  • DARTMOUTH COLLEGE (about 41 miles; HANOVER, NH; Full-time enrollment: 5,309)
  • UNIVERSITY OF VERMONT AND STATE AGRICULTURAL COLL (about 44 miles; BURLINGTON, VT; Full-time enrollment: 8,852)
  • SAINT MICHAELS COLLEGE (about 50 miles; COLCHESTER, VT; Full-time enrollment: 2,272)
  • ADIRONDACK COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 71 miles; QUEENSBURY, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,182)
  • SUNY COLLEGE AT PLATTSBURGH (about 73 miles; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Full-time enrollment: 5,601)
Private high school in Rochester:

  • NORTH HOLLOW SCHOOL (Students: 3; Location: RR 2 BOX 1105; Grades: 6 – 12)
Public primary/middle school in Rochester:

  • ROCHESTER ELEM/HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 252; Location: 222 SOUTH MAIN STREET; Grades: KG – 12)

Libraries

Library in Rochester:

  • ROCHESTER PUBLIC (Operating income: $30,201; Location: PO BOX 256, 22 S. MAIN ST.; 14,336 books; 702 audio materials; 52 video materials; 38 serial subscriptions)