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-- Demographic Economic Characteristics & Patterns
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Rochester NH General Demographic-Economic-Geographic Characteristics -- scroll section
|Population, 2013 estimate ||29,745||1,323,459|
|Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base ||29,752||1,316,469|
|Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013 ||Z||0.5%|
|Population, 2010 ||29,752||1,316,470|
|Persons under 5 years, percent, 2010 ||6.0%||5.3%|
|Persons under 18 years, percent, 2010 ||22.0%||21.8%|
|Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2010 ||14.8%||13.5%|
|Female persons, percent, 2010 ||51.7%||50.7% |
|White alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||95.4%||93.9%|
|Black or African American alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||0.8%||1.1%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||0.3%||0.2%|
|Asian alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||1.2%||2.2%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||0.1%||0.0%|
|Two or More Races, percent, 2010 ||1.7%||1.6%|
|Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2010 (b) ||1.8%||2.8%|
|White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2010 ||94.3%||92.3% |
|Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2009-2013 ||82.4%||86.5%|
|Foreign born persons, percent, 2009-2013 ||2.1%||5.4%|
|Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2009-2013 ||4.9%||8.0%|
|High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013 ||89.7%||91.8%|
|Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013 ||20.4%||33.7%|
|Veterans, 2009-2013 ||3,031||112,790|
|Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2009-2013 ||26.0||26.3|
|Housing units, 2010 ||13,372||614,754|
|Homeownership rate, 2009-2013 ||65.4%||71.4%|
|Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-2013 ||33.5%||25.6%|
|Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2009-2013 ||$173,900||$239,900|
|Households, 2009-2013 ||12,808||518,245|
|Persons per household, 2009-2013 ||2.31||2.47|
|Per capita money income in past 12 months (2013 dollars), 2009-2013 ||$27,580||$33,134|
|Median household income, 2009-2013 ||$49,003||$64,916|
|Persons below poverty level, percent, 2009-2013 ||12.0%||8.7%|
|Business Attributes||Rochester||New Hampshire|
|Total number of firms, 2007 ||2,325||137,815|
|Black-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||F||0.5%|
|American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||F||0.4%|
|Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||F||1.6%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||F||0.0%|
|Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||F||1.0%|
|Women-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||30.1%||25.8% |
|Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000) ||280,953||18,592,406|
|Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000) ||D||14,564,458|
|Retail sales, 2007 ($1000) ||651,628||25,353,874|
|Retail sales per capita, 2007 ||$21,273||$19,246|
|Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000) ||43,082||2,630,968|
|Geographic Attributes||Rochester||New Hampshire|
|Land area in square miles, 2010 ||45.40||8,952.65|
|Persons per square mile, 2010 ||655.3||147.0|
|FIPS Code ||65140||33|
|Counties ||Strafford County|
|(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.|
|(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.|
|FN: Footnote on this item for this area in place of data|
|NA: Not available|
|D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information|
|X: Not applicable|
|S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards|
|Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown|
|F: Fewer than 100 firms|
|Source: ProximityOne; Census Bureau; BLS|
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