Rochester, New Hampshire

Population 29,820

Rochester is located in Strafford County, NH. The population is 29,820, making Rochester the 2nd largest city in Strafford County and the 5th largest city in the state of New Hampshire.

There are 11 public schools in Rochester with an average Homefacts rating of C-. The total crime rate for Rochester is moderate , and there are 94 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Rochester is low and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Rochester property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Rochester include East Rochester, Somersworth and Barrington.

Rochester Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Below Average
  • No High School Diploma: 10.7%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 67.2%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 22%

Crime Rate

26.52% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 117
  • Violent Crimes: 298
  • Robbery: 35
  • Burglary: 352
  • Property Crime: 3
  • Larceny Theft: 2

Registered Offenders

42.51% Higher than national avg.
  • 94 offenders in Rochester
  • 31.52 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

154 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 3
  • Registered Polluters: 13
  • Superfunds: 0
  • Tanks & Spills: 138


Low 3.8%
  • New Hampshire unemployment average: 3.8%
  • National unemployment average: 6.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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11 Public Schools view public schools

There are 11 K-12 public schools in Rochester, NH and 5 private schools. Homefacts rates Rochester's schools as Below Average, with an overall C- rating.

0 Colleges & Universities view all colleges & universities

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Crime view details

94 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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0 Former Drug Labs view all

  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Rochester, NH

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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$254,900 compared to November 2019
Median Sales Price
No Data

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
  • Rented
  • Owned

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

44 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Rochester, NH issued 44 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Rochester, NH issued 56 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 56 permits, 44 were issued for single family homes and 12 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $1,000
  • 1 Bedroom: $1,029
  • 2 Bedrooms: $1,315
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,795
  • 4 Bedrooms: $2,212

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Environmental Hazards

154 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (1146/1155)
    Rochester, NH has 99.22% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
    Rochester, NH is a yellow zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 3.88 Average
    Rochester, NH is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 24.17°
  • February 27.55°
  • March 36.42°
  • April 47.62°
  • May 57.15°
  • June 65.03°
  • July 71.77°
  • August 69.48°
  • September 61.43°
  • October 50.65°
  • November 40.37°
  • December 29.27°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Rochester, NH

Rochester, NH has a low risk of earthquakes.
Rochester, NH has no risk of hurricanes.
Rochester, NH has a moderate risk of hail storms.
Rochester, NH has a low risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Rochester, NH: $50,759


Unemployment in Rochester is 3.8%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 3.8% and 6.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 46.08%
White Collar - 53.92%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Maggie Hassan
  • Sen. Kelly Ayotte
  • Sen. Jeanne Shaheen

City Representatives

  • Frank Guinta

Neighborhood Info

1 Airport view all

Nearest Major Airports

7 FCC Towers view all

1 Fire Station view all

1 Hospital view all

1 Police Station view all

2 Retirement Homes view all

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