Rochester, Massachusetts 

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Population

5,462

+6.9% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.6%

Median Income

$94,688

Median Home Price

$415,500

Best Places to Live in Rochester, Massachusetts

Regional center/Capital city - Central Massachusetts coast at the head of Boston Bay. August, June and July are the most pleasant months in Rochester, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Education
-Arts and culture
-Historic interest
Cons
-Traffic and sprawl
-Economic cycles
-Cost of living

Local Listings in Rochester
 $549,900 
205 Alley Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1920 SqFt
 $459,000 
66 Burgess Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 2274 SqFt
 $625,000 
200 Mattapoisett Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 6 | 5603 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Boston-Cambridge-Newton Metro Area

Boston is widely viewed as the intellectual and historic capital of the United States. It is a cosmopolitan city with a complete set of services, a broad range of amenities, and a rich tradition and culture almost unmatched in the rest of the country. The metro area defined as Boston-Quincy actually includes downtown and areas mostly south of city into Norfolk and Plymouth County. Suburbs to the west and northwest are covered in the Cambridge-Newton-Framingham metro area (see page TK); northern suburbs to New Hampshire are covered in Essex County (page TK).


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QUICK FACTS

City: Rochester
Zip Codes: 02770
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 29 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Rochester is 3.6% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Rochester jobs have increased by 4.2%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Rochester's cost of living is 31.4% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Rochester's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
August, June and July are the most pleasant months in Rochester, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Plymouth county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Rochester's population is 5,462 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 6.9%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 32.5 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Rochester is $415,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 3.7%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Rochester public schools spend $13,507 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14 students per teacher in Rochester. More Education


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Housing Market in Rochester

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02770

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NEW LISTINGS IN ROCHESTER
$549,900
205 Alley Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$459,000
66 Burgess Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$625,000
200 Mattapoisett Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 6

$369,000
200 Mattapoisett Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$875,000
200 Mattapoisett Rd
Bed 5 | Bath 4

$369,500
22 Clarke Ct
Bed 2 | Bath 2

$489,900
217 Ryder Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2

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