Rochester, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2013: 3,610 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -10.1%
 
Males: 1,640  (45.5%)
Females: 1,970  (54.5%)
Median resident age:  39.9 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 15074.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $32,546 (it was $30,970 in 2000)
Rochester:

$32,546
PA:

$51,230
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,486 (it was $15,359 in 2000)

Rochester borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $72,801 (it was $53,500 in 2000)
Rochester:

$72,801
PA:

$163,800
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $75,494; Detached houses: $73,872; Townhouses or other attached units: $57,554; In 2-unit structures: $78,311; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $107,246; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $224,870

Median gross rent in 2012: $543.

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Rochester races chart
  • White alone - 2,836 (77.5%)
  • Black alone - 571 (15.6%)
  • Two or more races - 174 (4.8%)
  • Hispanic - 64 (1.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 7 (0.2%)
  • Asian alone - 3 (0.08%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.03%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.03%)

Races in Rochester detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Rochester: 90.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (19.4%), Irish (15.5%), Italian (9.9%), English (4.8%), Polish (4.0%), United States (3.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 03/20/1849

Elevation: 860 feet

Land area: 0.59 square miles.

Population density: 6,171 people per square mile   (high).

Rochester,PA real estate house value index trend

Rochester, Pennsylvania map

For population 25 years and over in Rochester:

  • High school or higher: 87.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.5%
  • Unemployed: 5.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rochester borough:

  • Never married: 29.9%
  • Now married: 42.8%
  • Separated: 4.4%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 15.9%

94 residents are foreign born (1.6% Latin America, 0.4% Asia, 0.4% Europe).

This borough:  2.6%
Pennsylvania:  6.0%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Rochester, Pennsylvania as of May 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Rochester to the number of sex offenders is 604 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,570 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,493 (2.4%)

Rochester satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (24.2 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (275.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Bridgewater borough, PA (0.8 miles ), East Rochester borough, PA (0.9 miles ), Monaca borough, PA (1.2 miles ), Beaver borough, PA (1.2 miles ), Fallston borough, PA (1.3 miles ), Freedom borough, PA (1.5 miles ), New Brighton borough, PA (1.6 miles ), Patterson Heights borough, PA (1.8 miles ).

Latitude: 40.70 N, Longitude: 80.28 W

Area codes: 724, 412

Rochester household income distribution Rochester home values distribution

Crime rates in Rochester by Year
Type 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2011 2012
Murders 002000010
per 100,000 0.00.051.70.00.00.00.027.30.0
Rapes 332232132
per 100,000 66.266.951.752.580.754.927.681.854.7
Robberies 746556767
per 100,000 154.589.2155.2131.3134.5164.7193.1163.5191.4
Assaults 1519612131116229
per 100,000 331.1423.7155.2315.2349.7301.9441.3599.6246.1
Burglaries 293025344133696633
per 100,000 640.2669.0646.5893.11103.0905.61902.91798.9902.4
Thefts 191190206176214149261231207
per 100,000 4216.34237.35327.14623.15757.34088.97198.06296.05660.4
Auto thefts 2624112223181585
per 100,000 574.0535.2284.5577.9618.8494.0413.7218.0136.7
Arson 100000000
per 100,000 22.10.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 295.7) 358.2357.6424.4369.3448.4354.2524.7576.7380.1

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Rochester detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 8 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.91
Pennsylvania average:

2.59
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.5%
Pennsylvania:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -165 (-3.9%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (15%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)

Work and jobs in Rochester: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Rochester, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Rochester-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 6% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1985, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 35.8 miles away from the Rochester borough center killed 18 people and injured 310 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 6/3/1980, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.3 miles away from the borough center injured 140 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Rochester-area historical earthquake activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 54.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 77.1 miles away from Rochester center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 89.8 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 260.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 224.8 miles away from Rochester center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 214.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Beaver County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Tropical Depressions: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Rochester topographic map

Birthplace of: Mark Vlasic - Football quarterback, Tony Dorsett - Player of football, Gerald LaValle - Politician, Jack Veiock - Sportswriter, Joseph Henry Pendleton - Soilder, Lauryn Williams - Sprint athlete, Kris Griffin - Football player, Barney Cable - Basketball player, Derek Moye - Football player, Don Rader - Jazz trumpeter.

Hospitals and medical centers in Rochester:

  • COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH CTR (provides emergency services, 176 VIRGINIA AVE)
  • ROCHESTER MANOR (174 VIRGINIA AVENUE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Rochester:

  • ALLEGHENY VALLEY SCHOOL (Hospital, about 2 miles away; BEAVER, PA)
  • HERITAGE VALLEY BEAVER Acute Care Hospitals (about 3 miles away; BEAVER, PA)
  • KINDRED HOSPITAL AT HERITAGE VALLEY (Hospital, about 3 miles away; BEAVER, PA)
  • MEDICAL CENTER, BEAVER, PA, TH (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; BEAVER, PA)
  • ST GREGORY'S HOSPICE INC (Hospital, about 3 miles away; BEAVER, PA)
  • LIBERTY DIALYSIS - FRIENDSHIP RIDGE (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; BEAVER, PA)
  • FRIENDSHIP RIDGE (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; BEAVER, PA)

Operable nuclear power plants near Rochester:

  • 10 miles: Beaver Valley 1 and 2 in Shippingport, PA.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rochester:

  • Robert Morris University (about 14 miles; Moon Township, PA; Full-time enrollment: 4,823)
  • Pittsburgh Technical Institute (about 20 miles; Oakdale, PA; FT enrollment: 2,805)
  • Butler County Community College (about 22 miles; Butler, PA; FT enrollment: 2,518)
  • Community College of Allegheny County (about 23 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 13,486)
  • The Art Institute of Pittsburgh-Online Division (about 24 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 11,040)
  • Point Park University (about 24 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 3,525)
  • Duquesne University (about 24 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 8,211)

Public high schools in Rochester:

Private high school in Rochester:

  • SYLVANIA HILL CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 29; Location: 567 PITTSBURGH RD; Grades: KG - 12)
See full list of schools located in Rochester

Library in Rochester:

  • ROCHESTER PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $89,786; Location: 252 ADAMS ST; 20,876 books; 658 audio materials; 360 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 41 state licensed databases; 50 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Rochester has a variety of trees. These include Palm Trees and Yellow Alaskan Mink Trees. We have cactus too. The average home value is not 54k but 123k. And I am black Hispanic who lives in a carboard box. Ps: I live with a Canadian/Russian immigrant. added by Bill

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Notable locations in Rochester: Rochester Borough Hall (A), Rochester Public Library (B), Rochester Volunteer Fire Department Station 20 (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beaver County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 113. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

113
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.440. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.440
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 10.4. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.4
U.S.:

6.6

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 3.66. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.66
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 31.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 20.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.3
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.1
U.S.:

9.1

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0854. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0854
U.S.:

0.0147

Drinking water stations with addresses in Rochester and their reported violations in the past:

ST JOHNS BURRYS CH (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-23-2013), St Public Notif received (SEP-23-2013), St Compliance achieved (SEP-23-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-23-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 minor monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Rochester that have no violations reported:

  • UNIONVILLE UNITED METHODIST CH (Population served: 135, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • FAITH COMMUNITY CHURCH (Population served: 60, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • NEW SEWICKLEY PRESBYTERIAN CHU (Population served: 30, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 21.1%
(17.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.7% for Black residents, 31.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 36.9% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This borough:  2.2 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  55.6%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  8.5%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
150 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
14 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in Rochester in 2000:

  • 154 people in nursing homes
  • 16 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 3 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

Rochester, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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Rochester compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Banks with branches in Rochester (2011 data):

  • Citizens Bank of Pennsylvania: Rochester Giant Eagle Branch at 111 Madison Street, branch established on 1992/08/03. Info updated 2010/09/24: Bank assets: $32,316.9 mil, Deposits: $25,297.1 mil, headquarters in Philadelphia, PA, positive income, 396 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • The Huntington National Bank: Rochester Branch at 472 Adams Street, branch established on 1953/12/21. Info updated 2012/04/02: Bank assets: $54,183.4 mil, Deposits: $44,300.3 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 878 total offices, Holding Company: Huntington Bancshares Incorporated
  • Farmers Building and Savings Bank: Farmers Building And Savings Bank at 290 West Park, branch established on 1894/06/30. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $88.4 mil, Deposits: $74.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 1 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Rochester travel time to work - commute Rochester mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (86%)
  • Electricity (10%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Rochester borough (based on Beaver County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 62.21%
Here: 62.2%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Evangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaJewish
Adherents57.1%9.5%8.9%7.1%1.8%
Congregations12.4%15.3%18.2%10.0%1.0%
NameSerbian Orthodox Church in the USAChristian and Missionary AllianceGreek Orthodox Archdiocese of AmericaEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents1.5%1.5%1.3%1.1%10.4%
Congregations1.0%4.8%1.0%3.8%32.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 35
Beaver County:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 15
Beaver County:

0.87 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 44
Beaver County:

2.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 85
Here:

4.91 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.0%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Beaver County:

29.3%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.1%
State:

11.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$3,031$36,3721$1,065
Other Government Administration 1$3,660$43,9206$6,669
Police Protection - Officers 8$39,958$59,9375$10,943
Police - Other 2$5,161$30,9663$2,177
Streets and Highways 2$6,111$36,6660$0
Sewerage 1$3,443$41,3161$2,480
Totals for Government 15$61,364$49,09116$23,334

Rochester government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $714,000 ($197.78)
    Central Staff Services: $381,000 ($105.54)
    Regular Highways: $285,000 ($78.95)
    General - Other: $228,000 ($63.16)
    General Public Buildings: $104,000 ($28.81)
    Solid Waste Management: $94,000 ($26.04)
    Financial Administration: $35,000 ($9.70)
    Housing & Community Development: $30,000 ($8.31)
    Fire Protection: $23,000 ($6.37)
    Libraries: $17,000 ($4.71)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $10,000 ($2.77)
    Health Services - Other: $4,000 ($1.11)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($0.28)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash & Deposits: $1,900,000 ($526.32)
    Benefit Payments: $37,000 ($10.25)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $39,000 ($10.80)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $27,000 ($7.48)
    Regular Highways: $18,000 ($4.99)
    General - Other: $16,000 ($4.43)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $939,000 ($260.11)

Rochester government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $261,000 ($72.30)
    Solid Waste Management: $169,000 ($46.81)
    Parking Facilities: $14,000 ($3.88)
  • Employee Retirement - Interest Revenue: $22,000 ($6.09)
    From Other Government: $8,000 ($2.22)
    From Local Government: $2,000 ($0.55)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $26,000 ($7.20)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $11,000 ($3.05)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $123,000 ($34.07)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($0.55)
    Special Assessments: $1,000 ($0.28)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $65,000 ($18.01)
    All Other: $51,000 ($14.13)
    General Support: $2,000 ($0.55)
  • Tax - Property: $818,000 ($226.59)
    Individual Income: $182,000 ($50.42)
    NEC: $159,000 ($44.04)

Rochester government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $890,000 ($246.54)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $691,000 ($191.41)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $199,000 ($55.12)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $110,000 ($30.47)

Rochester government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $58,000 ($16.07)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $5,000 ($1.39)

3.71% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,884 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.71%
Pennsylvania average:

4.35%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Allegheny County, PA  1.26% ($43,481 average AGI)
from Butler County, PA  0.36% ($50,628)
from Lawrence County, PA  0.19% ($31,246)


3.75% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,634 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.75%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%

0.02% of residents moved to foreign countries ($641 average AGI)
Beaver County:

0.02%
Pennsylvania average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Allegheny County, PA  1.09% ($40,473 average AGI)
to Butler County, PA  0.34% ($64,058)
to Lawrence County, PA  0.25% ($28,277)

Strongest AM radio stations in Rochester:

  • WBVP (1230 AM; 1 kW; BEAVER FALLS, PA; Owner: IORIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPIT (730 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WKST (1200 AM; 5 kW; NEW CASTLE, PA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WBGG (970 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WBZY (1280 AM; 5 kW; NEW CASTLE, PA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WKBN (570 AM; 5 kW; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WWCS (540 AM; 5 kW; CANONSBURG, PA; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KQV (1410 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CALVARY, INC.)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WZUM (1590 AM; 4 kW; CARNEGIE, PA; Owner: HORVATH BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Rochester:

  • WAMO-FM (106.7 FM; BEAVER FALLS, PA; Owner: MCL/MCM-INC)
  • WOGF (104.3 FM; EAST LIVERPOOL, OH; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WLTJ (92.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPNT, INC.)
  • W298AE (107.5 FM; NEW BRIGHTON, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WDVE (102.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSHH (99.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: RENDA B/CING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WJJJ (104.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZPT (100.7 FM; NEW KENSINGTON, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WMXY (98.9 FM; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WITX (90.9 FM; BEAVER FALLS, PA; Owner: BEAVER FALLS EDUC. B/C FOUNDATION)
  • WDSY-FM (107.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WWSW-FM (94.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WJST (92.1 FM; ELLWOOD CITY, PA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WQED-FM (89.3 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • WOGH (103.5 FM; BURGETTSTOWN, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WORD-FM (101.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WQXK (105.1 FM; SALEM, OH; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBZZ (93.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WHOT-FM (101.1 FM; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WXDX-FM (105.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Rochester:

  • W66BQ (Channel 66; BEAVER, PA; Owner: BRUNO-GOODWORTH NETWORK, INC.)
  • WWBP-LP (Channel 25; FREEDOM, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • WPXI (Channel 11; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPXI-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KDKA-TV (Channel 2; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WKBN-TV (Channel 27; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF YOUNGSTOWN LICENSE LLC)
  • WTOV-TV (Channel 9; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: WTOV-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WPGH-TV (Channel 53; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPGH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WBGN-LP (Channel 59; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: BRUNO GOODWORTH NETWORK, INC.)
  • WPTG-LP (Channel 69; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • WQEX (Channel 16; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • WBPA-LP (Channel 29; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
  • WFMJ-TV (Channel 21; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: WFMJ TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W65CG (Channel 65; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W56CL (Channel 56; NEW CASTLE, PA; Owner: BRUNO-GOODWORTH NETWORK, INC.)
  • WQED (Channel 13; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • WTAE-TV (Channel 4; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WTAE HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WPCB-TV (Channel 40; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: CORNERSTONE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W61CC (Channel 61; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: THE VIDEOHOUSE, INC.)
  • WYFX-LP (Channel 62; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF YOUNGSTOWN LICENSE LLC)
  • WIIC-LP (Channel 29; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • WCWB (Channel 22; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WCWB LICENSEE, LLC)
  • W25CI (Channel 25; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • W57BH (Channel 57; WEIRTON, WV; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)
  • WYTV (Channel 33; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: CHELSEY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF YOUNGSTOWN, LLC)
  • WNEO (Channel 45; ALLIANCE, OH; Owner: NORTHEASTERN EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION OF OHIO, INC.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Rochester, Pennsylvania:
  • Fatal accident count: 8
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 10
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 4
  • Fatalities: 8
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 18
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Pennsylvania average:
  • Fatal accident count: 91
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 132
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 27
  • Fatalities: 97
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 227
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 17
See more detailed statistics of Rochester fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 22
Total length: 517 meters (1,696ft)
Total costs: $5,000
Total average daily traffic: 119,174
Total average daily truck traffic: 7,601

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1950-1959: 8
  • 1960-1969: 7
  • 1970-1979: 3
  • 1980-1989: 4
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Rochester, PA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

31 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Rochester)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Rochester, PA)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • NEW BRIGHTN, Allendale Rd 2.5 Mi Ne Of (Lat: 40.730056 Lon: -80.254778), Overall height: 59.4 m, Call Sign: WHE220
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.80 MHz, 5974.80 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6034.20 MHz, 6093.50 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/20/2000, Expiration Date: 08/01/2010, Cancellation Date: 09/17/2004

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

4
  • Allendale Rd, 2.5 Mi Ne Of (Lat: 40.730056 Lon: -80.254778), Overall height: 59.4 m, Call Sign: KGA476
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.630 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/17/1998, Expiration Date: 07/01/2008, Cancellation Date: 11/05/2004, Certifier: Robert C Green
    Registrant: Fiorio Communications Consulting, Columbia, MD 21029, Phone: (301) 596-1000, Email:
  • 2 Miles N.E. Of Rochester (Lat: 40.728667 Lon: -80.260611), Call Sign: KGH870
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.150 MHz, 75.6400 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/27/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 01/08/2009, Certifier: Robert C Green
    Registrant: Fiorio Communications Consulting, 10451 Twin Rivers Road Suite 207, Columbia, MD 21044, Phone: (301) 596-1000, Fax: (301) 596-1121, Email:
  • 2 Miles Ne Of (Lat: 40.728667 Lon: -80.260611), Type: Tower, Call Sign: KGH870
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.180 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/27/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 01/08/2009, Certifier: Robert C Green
    Registrant: Fiorio Communications Consulting, 10451 Twin Rivers Road Suite 207, Columbia, MD 21044, Phone: (301) 596-1000, Fax: (301) 596-1121, Email:
  • 0.5 Mi E Of Intersection Of Rt. 68 & Allandale Rd. (Lat: 40.728667 Lon: -80.260611), Call Sign: KUD229
    Assigned Frequencies: 454.225 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/03/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 05/23/2009, Certifier: Shawn E Endsley
    Registrant: Usa Mobility Wireless, Inc., 300 Technology Drive #400, Plano, TX 75074, Phone: (972) 801-1626, Fax: (972) 801-1699, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

35 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Rochester)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: BEECH 58 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 165 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4130S , Serial Number: TH-612, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 03/17/1975
    Registrant (Individual): S Dale Yakish, 2011 Kentucky Ln, Rochester, PA 15074
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 11AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 75 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 86035 , Serial Number: 11AC457, Year manufactured: 1946
    Registrant (Individual): William T Jr Gordon, 418 Conn Ave, Rochester, PA 15074
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-32R-301 (Category: Land, Seats: 7, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9236N , Serial Number: 3213068, Year manufactured: 1993, Airworthiness Date: 11/22/1993
    Registrant (Individual): James R Huntsman, 661 Meadow Ln, Rochester, PA 15074

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED12$60,5836$31,66720$71,75011$15,1821$130,0003$64,6670$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$46,0000$01$96,0001$6,0000$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$65,5002$77,00023$70,47813$9,3850$03$40,6671$94,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$03$52,66710$63,9005$50,4000$00$01$46,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$02$96,0000$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 6021.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$47,0000$00$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$68,0001$68,000

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 6021.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 52
  • Hazardous Condition: 17
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Rochester

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Rochester, PA
Most common first names in Rochester, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary13478.4 years
John12674.4 years
William8970.4 years
James8373.0 years
Robert7270.8 years
Charles7276.7 years
Joseph6077.6 years
George5573.5 years
Anna5481.8 years
Helen4778.4 years
Most common last names in Rochester, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2673.7 years
Davis2172.7 years
Miller1973.2 years
Frank1674.2 years
Anderson1575.7 years
White1571.9 years
Young1473.9 years
Gordon1281.0 years
Law1272.7 years
Martin1271.1 years
Businesses in Rochester, PA
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1Long John Silver's1
Dairy Queen1Papa John's Pizza1
Goodwill2Pizza Hut1
Jones New York1Rite Aid1
KFC1UPS2
Kmart1
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