Rochester, Kentucky 

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Population

324

+87.3% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.7%

Median Income

$30,000

Median Home Price

$120,000

Best Places to Live in Rochester, Kentucky

Small town/College town - Western Kentucky, 120 miles south of Louisville. September, May and October are the most pleasant months in Rochester, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-College town amenities
-Historic interest
-Nearby national park
Cons
-Hot, humid summers
-Economic cycles
-Isolation


What Bert Has To Say About Bowling Green Metro Area

Bowling Green, located along I-65 20 miles north of the Tennessee border, has a diverse economic and cultural base. Best known as the city where the Chevrolet Corvette is built, this pleasant, small town is also home to the 15,000 students of Western Kentucky University. Other prominent employers include Holley Performance Products (carburetors) and Fruit of the Loom, and the town is a center for a wide and diverse agricultural region. Downtown is modest and attractive with a classic main street and numerous historic homes and Civil War sites. The outskirts east towards I-65 have grown rapidly and bring some typical “strip” and freeway sprawl.


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QUICK FACTS

City: Rochester
Zip Codes: 42273
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 496 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Rochester is 4.7% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Rochester jobs have increased by 2.5%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Rochester's cost of living is 17.8% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Rochester's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
September, May and October are the most pleasant months in Rochester, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Butler county voted Republican in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Rochester's population is 324 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 87.3%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 26.0 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Rochester is $120,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 2.8%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Rochester public schools spend $8,378 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 18.7 students per teacher in Rochester. More Education


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It's a good time to buy in Rochester. Home Appreciation is up 2.8% in the last 12 months. Browse Rochester Real Estate

The median home price in Rochester is $120,000. Browse Homes in this Range.


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