Rochester Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Rochester, IL

General Rochester Information

State: Illinois

County: Sangamon County

Close cities: Rochester, IL, Buffalo, IL, Riverton, IL, Jerome, IL, Edinburg, IL, Mechanicsburg, IL, Springfield, IL, Leland Grove, IL, Dawson, IL, Sherman, IL, Grandview, IL, Glenarm, IL, Clear Lake, IL, Southern View, IL

Rochester Population (census data)
Total 3,171 (+6.5% since 2000)
Male 1,536 (48.4%)
Female 1,635 (51.6%)

Population Density: 1,505 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 77.0 (US Avg is 100)

Incorporated in 1874

Land Area: 2.11 square miles

Median Household Income: $70,025

Zip Codes: 62563.

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Rochester Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (98.0%)
  • Hispanic (0.7%)
  • Two or more races (0.5%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (33.5%)
  • English (17.3%)
  • Irish (17.2%)
  • Italian (7.4%)
  • Scottish (3.8%)
  • Swedish (3.3%)

Local Rochester Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Chicago Cubs, Chicago White Sox, St. Louis Cardinals
NFL Football: St. Louis Rams, Chicago Bears
NBA Basketball: Chicago Bulls
NHL Hockey: Chicago Blackhawks, St. Louis Blues
NCAA Sports: Bradley University, Illinois State University

Rochester School Information

High Schools
Rochester High School (1 Rocket Drive, Rochester, IL, 62563 - Rochester Community Unit School District 3A District)
Rochester Junior High School (3 Rocket Drive, Rochester, IL, 62563 - Rochester Community Unit School District 3A District)
Middle Schools
Rochester Middle School (456 Education Avenue, Rochester, IL, 62563 - Rochester Community Unit School District 3A District)
Elementary Schools
Rochester Elementary School (707 W Main, Rochester, IL, 62563 - Rochester Community Unit School District 3A District)

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