Rochester demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)3,38417891
Median age40.739.537.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)60%55%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1848%41%43%
Speak English89%91%79%
Speak Spanish2%3%13%
Rochester, MI has a population of 12,969 and is the 3,218th largest city in the United States. The population density is 3,384 per sq mi which is 1801% higher than the Michigan average and 3636% higher than the national average. The median age in Rochester is 41 which is approximately 3% higher than the Michigan average of 40. In Rochester, 60% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 89% speak English and 2% speak Spanish. 67% of Rochester residents were born in Michigan, 19% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 14% were foreign born.

Did you know?

  • The population density in Rochester is 1801% higher than Michigan.
  • The median age in Rochester is 3% higher than Michigan.
  • In Rochester 89.22% of the population is White.
  • In Rochester 2.87% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Rochester 5.78% of the population is Asian.

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      Rochester population breakdown by race

      Black or African American2.87%13.89%12.63%
      American Indian0.18%0.53%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.06%0.03%0.18%
      Mixed race1.85%2.74%3.06%
      Other race0.04%1.12%4.75%
      In Rochester, 2.3% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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      Source: The Rochester, MI demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).