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Rochester is a city in Fulton County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for Rochester, NY.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Indiana named Rochester. For links to other places called Rochester, IN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Rochester is 41.064N. The longitude is -86.215W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 781 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 6,407.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$33,424
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Rochester demographic reports
Rochester is on Lake Manitou
Local festivals include:
  • Round Barn Festival - June 7-9, 2007
  • Trail of Courage Living History Festival - Sept. 15-16, 2007
  • Redbud Trail Rendezvous - April 28-29, 2007
Dates often change. Check Rochester web sites and events links in the sections below.
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Rochester demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Fulton County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 46975 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

24% of Rochester residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Rochester ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Rochester was $18,866, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

10% of Rochester residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Fairs, festivals & other events
Rochester festival dates:

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Rochester, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $384.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $662.


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Libraries in Rochester include Fulton County Public Library ... View libraries

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Media outlets

Newspapers in Rochester include Rochester Sentinel

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Politics

Fulton County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Rochester political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Rochester workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Rochester include Comfort Inn Rochester, Super 8.

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