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Rochester is a town in Plymouth County, in the Boston-Cambridge-Quincy metro area.
The community was named after a town in England.
The latitude of Rochester is 41.731N. The longitude is -70.82W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 72 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 4,581.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Rochester demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Plymouth County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, New Bedford area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 02770 ZIP code.
5% 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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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Rochester was $24,630, compared with $21,587 nationally.
28% of Rochester residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Rochester, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $744. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,275.
Libraries in Rochester include Joseph H. Plumb Memorial Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Rochester include Mattapoisett Wanderer
The average commute time for Rochester workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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