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Rochester, Washington - Basic Facts

The Rochester Census Designated Place had a population of 2,492 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Rochester is located at latitude 46.8288 and longitude -123.0722 in Thurston County. The formal boundaries for the Rochester Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.33 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Thurston County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 141 feet.

The Rochester Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2409192) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Washington is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Rochester Census Designated Place is located within Thurston South Division of Thurston County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Rochester population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Rochester: Key.

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Rochester, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,492
Daytime Population: Workers 250
Daytime Population: Residents 1,369
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,619
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.65
Population in Households 2,432
Population in Familes 2,031
Population in Group Qrtrs 60
Population Density2 1,070
Diversity Index3 40


Median Household Income $69,119
Average Household Income $81,723
Per Capita Income $30,301


Total Housing Units 938 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 741 (79.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 163 (17.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 34 ( 3.6%)
Median Home Value $244,689
Average Home Value $302,598


Total Households 904
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 676
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.59% 0.81%
Households 0.55% 0.78%
Families 0.59% 0.76%
Median Household Income   2.33%
Per Capita Income   2.71%

Rochester, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rochester to the other 627 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 284 55th
Population Density # 277 56th
Diversity Index # 268 57th
Median Household Income # 188 70th
Per Capita Income # 265 58th

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