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Rochester, Ohio
Village
The shared town hall and township hall for Rochester and Rochester Township
The shared town hall and township hall for Rochester and Rochester Township
Location of Rochester, Ohio
Location of Rochester, Ohio
Location of Rochester in Lorain County
Location of Rochester in Lorain County
Coordinates: 41°7′39″N 82°18′17″W / 41.12750°N 82.30472°W / 41.12750; -82.30472Coordinates: 41°7′39″N 82°18′17″W / 41.12750°N 82.30472°W / 41.12750; -82.30472
Country United States
State Ohio
County Lorain
Township Rochester
Government
 • Type Village council
Area
 • Total 1.13 sq mi (2.91 km2)
 • Land 1.12 sq mi (2.90 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.02 km2)
Elevation
928 ft (283 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 182
 • Estimate 
(2019)
175
 • Density 156.53/sq mi (60.43/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
44090
Area code(s) 440
FIPS code 39-67762
GNIS feature ID 1061618

Rochester is a village in Lorain County, Ohio, United States, along the West Branch of the Black River. The population was 182 at the 2010 census.

The village derives its name from Rochester, New York, the native home of a land agent.

Geography

Rochester is located at 41°7′39″N 82°18′17″W / 41.12750°N 82.30472°W / 41.12750; -82.30472 (41.127486, -82.304803).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.13 square miles (2.93 km2), of which 1.12 square miles (2.90 km2) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 237
1890 218 −8.0%
1900 167 −23.4%
1910 186 11.4%
1920 157 −15.6%
1930 164 4.5%
1940 162 −1.2%
1950 178 9.9%
1960 226 27.0%
1970 210 −7.1%
1980 207 −1.4%
1990 206 −0.5%
2000 190 −7.8%
2010 182 −4.2%
2019 (est.) 175 −3.8%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 182 people, 71 households, and 54 families living in the village. The population density was 162.5 inhabitants per square mile (62.7/km2). There were 80 housing units at an average density of 71.4 per square mile (27.6/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 98.4% White, 0.5% Native American, and 1.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.2% of the population.

There were 71 households, of which 35.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.8% were married couples living together, 8.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 23.9% were non-families. 21.1% of all households were made up of individuals, and 7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.56 and the average family size was 2.94.

The median age in the village was 41.3 years. 24.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 27.5% were from 25 to 44; 26.9% were from 45 to 64; and 15.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 48.9% male and 51.1% female.

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