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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.
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.
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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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Rochester was $18,866, compared with $21,587 nationally.
10% of Rochester residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Rochester, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $384. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $662.
Libraries in Rochester include Fulton County Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Rochester include Rochester Sentinel
Fulton County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Rochester political report.
The average commute time for Rochester workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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