Rochester, Washington

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Population in 2010: 2,388.
Population change since 2000: +30.6%
Males: 1,274  (53.4%)
Females: 1,114  (46.6%)
Median resident age:

39.8 years
Washington median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 98579.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $79,994 (it was $43,090 in 2000)
Rochester:

$79,994
WA:

$70,979

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $29,026 (it was $14,912 in 2000)

Rochester CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $245,909 (it was $110,200 in 2000)
Rochester:

$245,909
WA:

$339,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $216,138; detached houses: $249,474; mobile homes: $151,556

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,379.

March 2019 cost of living index in Rochester: 110.6 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 18.0%
(9.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 50.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 95.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Rochester, WA (2010)
    • 1,95181.7%White alone
    • 28011.7%Hispanic
    • 702.9%American Indian alone
    • 502.1%Two or more races
    • 210.9%Asian alone
    • 150.6%Black alone
    • 10.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Washington and other state lists, there were 13 registered sex offenders living in Rochester, Washington as of July 14, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Rochester is 231 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (22.2%), Polish (16.3%), English (7.0%), Slovak (6.6%), American (5.8%), Finnish (1.2%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 60 feet

Land area: 2.31 square miles.

Population density: 1,032 people per square mile   (low).

Rochester, Washington map

122 residents are foreign born (3.8% Latin America, 0.4% Asia).

This place:

4.0%
Washington:

13.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,785 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,078 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lakewood, WA (35.3 miles , pop. 58,211).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Seattle, WA (65.8 miles , pop. 563,374).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (914.7 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Grand Mound, WA (1.9 miles ),
Chehalis Village, WA (2.0 miles ),
Fords Prairie, WA (2.7 miles ),
Oakville, WA (2.7 miles ),
Centralia, WA (3.0 miles ),
Bucoda, WA (3.2 miles ),
Bunker, WA (3.2 miles ),
Tenino, WA (3.4 miles )

Latitude: 46.82 N, Longitude: 123.08 W

Area code: 360

Distribution of median household income in Rochester, WA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Rochester, WA in 2017
Rochester satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.4%
Washington:

5.2%
Most common industries in Rochester, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (13.9%)
  • Public administration (9.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.3%)
  • Educational services (7.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (23.6%)
  • Public administration (12.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (8.4%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (6.8%)
  • Educational services (5.1%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (17.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (14.8%)
  • Educational services (11.3%)
  • Social assistance (10.1%)
  • Food (7.5%)
  • Health care (6.3%)
  • Public administration (5.3%)
Most common occupations in Rochester, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Painters and paperhangers (7.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.7%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Painters and paperhangers (11.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.1%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.9%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (5.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (13.5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (9.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.7%)

Average climate in Rochester, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Rochester, Washington environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 71.4. This is about average.

City:

71.4
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2001 was 0.978. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 17.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.978
U.S.:

0.267
Ozone Level
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.71. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.71
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Rochester-area historical earthquake activity is near Washington state average. It is 162% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 40.3 miles away from the city center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.5 MB, 6.6 MS, 6.8 MW, Depth: 32.2 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 30.1 miles away from the city center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK) earthquake occurred 49.1 miles away from Rochester center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 7/3/1999 at 01:43:54, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.3 ME, Depth: 25.2 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 17.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 441.1 miles away from Rochester center
On 8/17/1991 at 22:17:14, a magnitude 7.1 (6.2 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.1 MW, 6.8 ML, Depth: 8.4 mi) earthquake occurred 372.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Thurston County (23) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 22
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 16, Storms: 13, Mudslides: 7, Landslides: 6, Winter Storms: 5, Earthquakes: 2, Snows: 2, Winds: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Rochester topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Rochester:

  • SHARON CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; CENTRALIA, WA)
  • ASSURED HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; CENTRALIA, WA)
  • CENTRALIA GENERAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 9 miles away; CENTRALIA, WA)
  • RIVERSIDE NURSING AND REHAB CTR (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; CENTRALIA, WA)
  • WA HEALTH CARE CENTER-RIVERSIDE (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; CENTRALIA, WA)
  • LIBERTY CARE AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; CENTRALIA, WA)
  • LIBERTY COUNTRY PLACE (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; CENTRALIA, WA)

Airports located in Rochester:

Amtrak stations near Rochester:

  • 10 miles: CENTRALIA (210 RAILROAD AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 18 miles: OLYMPIA/LACEY (OLYMPIA, 6600 YELM HWY. S.E.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rochester:

  • Centralia College (about 10 miles; Centralia, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,354)
  • South Puget Sound Community College (about 16 miles; Olympia, WA; FT enrollment: 3,981)
  • The Evergreen State College (about 19 miles; Olympia, WA; FT enrollment: 4,613)
  • Pierce College at Fort Steilacoom (about 35 miles; Lakewood, WA; FT enrollment: 5,228)
  • Clover Park Technical College (about 37 miles; Lakewood, WA; FT enrollment: 4,185)
  • Pacific Lutheran University (about 38 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 3,548)
  • Tacoma Community College (about 40 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 6,622)

Public high schools in Rochester:

  • ROCHESTER HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 19800 CARPER RD SW, Grades: 9-12)
  • H.E.A.R.T. HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 10140 HIGHWAY 12 SW, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Rochester:

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Churches in Rochester include: Crossroads Foursquare Church (A), Rochester United Methodist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Thurston County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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

FARM BOY DRIVE IN (Population served: 285, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
Average household size:
This place:

2.8 people
Washington:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

74.6%
Whole state:

64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

7.6%
Whole state:

7.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Banks with branches in Rochester (2011 data):

  • Security State Bank: Rochester Branch at 10333 Highway 12 Sw, branch established on 1997/11/03. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $338.0 mil, Deposits: $292.5 mil, headquarters in Centralia, WA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Security State Corporation
  • KeyBank National Association: Grand Mound-Rochester Branch at 19747 Old Highway 99, branch established on 1977/11/26. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $86,198.8 mil, Deposits: $64,214.8 mil, headquarters in Cleveland, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1067 total offices, Holding Company: Keycorp
  • Sterling Savings Bank: Rochester Branch at 9921 Highway 12 Southwest, branch established on 1922/01/01. Info updated 2012/03/21: Bank assets: $9,207.8 mil, Deposits: $6,454.1 mil, headquarters in Spokane, WA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 192 total offices, Holding Company: Sterling Financial Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Rochester:

Marital status in Rochester, WA
  • Never married: 21.0%
  • Now married: 56.4%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 8.0%
  • Divorced: 13.0%

For population 25 years and over in Rochester:

  • High school or higher: 89.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.9
Washington average:

11.3

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Rochester, WA (based on Thurston County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant28,471116
Catholic18,5268
Other15,33450
Mainline Protestant10,49731
Orthodox1101
None179,326-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 41
This county:

1.72 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
Here:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 28
Here:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 70
Thurston County:

2.94 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 166
Here:

6.97 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

8.26 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.7%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

26.9%
Washington:

25.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.5%
Washington:

13.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

45.0%
State:

49.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

40.8%
State:

45.8%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.7
Washington:

28.4

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

22.0%
Washington:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

8.6%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Washington:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.6%
Washington:

32.6%

General health condition:
Rochester:

53.0%
State:

55.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Rochester:

78.3%
State:

79.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Rochester, WA Residents

9.44% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($49,972 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.44%
Washington average:

7.39%

0.23% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,403 average AGI)
Thurston County:

0.23%
Washington average:

0.11%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Pierce County, WA  1.69% ($44,488 average AGI)
from King County, WA  0.94% ($54,308)
from Lewis County, WA  0.47% ($39,481)


7.77% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($51,864 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.77%
Washington average:

6.40%

0.16% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,167 average AGI)
Thurston County:

0.16%
Washington average:

0.13%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Pierce County, WA  1.50% ($50,794 average AGI)
to King County, WA  0.76% ($54,605)
to Lewis County, WA  0.45% ($41,901)
Businesses in Rochester, WA
NameCountNameCount
Curves1Quiznos1
Dairy Queen1Subway1
FedEx1True Value1
McDonald's1U-Haul1

Strongest AM radio stations in Rochester:

  • KELA (1470 AM; 5 kW; CENTRALIA-CHEHALIS, WA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KITI (1420 AM; 5 kW; CENTRALIA-CHEHALIS, WA; Owner: PREMIER BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KJR (950 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA)
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KTTH (770 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KGNW (820 AM; 50 kW; BURIEN-SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KYCW (1090 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KOMO (1000 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KGHO (920 AM; 5 kW; OLYMPIA, WA; Owner: SPENCER BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • KMAS (1030 AM; 10 kW; SHELTON, WA; Owner: SOUND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KIXI (880 AM; 50 kW; MERCER ISLAND/SEATTL, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO, INC.)
  • KKOL (1300 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KNWX (1210 AM; 28 kW; AUBURN-FEDERAL WAY, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Rochester:

  • KFMY (97.7 FM; RAYMOND, WA; Owner: SOUTH SOUND BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KMNT (102.9 FM; CENTRALIA, WA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KACS (90.5 FM; CHEHALIS, WA; Owner: CHEHALIS VALLEY EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • KGY-FM (96.9 FM; MCCLEARY, WA; Owner: KGY, INC.)
  • KXXO (96.1 FM; OLYMPIA, WA; Owner: 3 CITIES, INC.)
  • K220HE (91.9 FM; CHEHALIS, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KRQT (107.1 FM; CASTLE ROCK, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM LONGVIEW LICENSE, LLC)
  • KITI-FM (95.1 FM; WINLOCK, WA; Owner: PREMIER BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KRXY (94.5 FM; SHELTON, WA; Owner: PREMIER BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KAYO-FM (99.3 FM; ELMA, WA; Owner: SOUTH SOUND BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • K216DH (91.1 FM; CATHLAMET, WA; Owner: TILLICUM FOUNDATION)
  • K273AI (102.5 FM; ARIEL, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KQBZ (100.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KJET (105.7 FM; SOUTH BEND, WA; Owner: JODESHA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBSG-FM (97.3 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • K254AP (98.7 FM; OLYMPIA, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KMTT (103.7 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KNDD (107.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KYPT (96.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • K205DD (88.9 FM; BREMERTON, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

Rochester fatal accident list:

Jul 5, 2005 01:56 PM, Us-12, Lat: 46.821780, Lon: -123.093350, Vehicles: 4, Persons: 10, Fatalities: 2, Drunk persons involved: 1
Mar 8, 2002 12:27 AM, Littlerock Rd Sw, Lat: 46.826950, Lon: -123.093147, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 26Number of bridges
  • 213ft / 64.8mTotal length
  • $20,057,000Total costs
  • 76,851Total average daily traffic
  • 11,582Total average daily truck traffic
  • 123,127Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
New bridges in Rochester, WA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 41920-1929
  • 11940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 71980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 42000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Rochester, WA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • 10547 Lundeen Road Sw (Lat: 46.801111 Lon: -123.111083), Type: Bant, Structure height: 30 m, Overall height: 33.8 m, Call Sign: KQT456,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.430 MHz, 154.175 MHz, 154.175 MHz, 154.010 MHz, 155.550 MHz, Grant Date: 06/26/2015, Expiration Date: 09/21/2025, Certifier: David R Taylor, Registrant: Adcomm Engineering Company, 3929 184th Place Se, Bothell, WA 98012-8827, Phone: (425) 489-0125, Fax: (425) 488-3952, Email:
  • Lat: 46.815194 Lon: -123.158333, Call Sign: WPHW728,
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.375 MHz, 464.875 MHz, 466.325 MHz, 468.600 MHz, Grant Date: 06/04/2015, Expiration Date: 08/01/2025, Certifier: John Setterstrom, Registrant: Puget Sound Instruments, 5007 Pacific Highway East, Ste 5, Tacoma, WA 98424, Phone: (253) 922-7890, Fax: (253) 922-2650, Email:
  • Mima Nursery 3 1/2 Mi N (Lat: 46.868722 Lon: -123.066250), Call Sign: KXQ561,
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.280 MHz, Grant Date: 09/27/2013, Expiration Date: 11/23/2023, Registrant: Weyerhaeuser Nr Company, Cosmopolis, WA 98537, Phone: (360) 537-8266, Fax: (360) 537-8312, Email:
  • 6500 196th Ave Sw (Lat: 46.800944 Lon: -123.014306), Call Sign: KOE545,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.975 MHz, Grant Date: 11/05/2002, Expiration Date: 12/02/2012, Cancellation Date: 02/02/2013, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 26941 Cabot Road 134, Laguna Hills, CA 92653, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • Lat: 46.821528 Lon: -123.089167, Call Sign: WPTD633,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.975 MHz, 160.005 MHz, Grant Date: 08/18/2011, Expiration Date: 09/05/2021, Certifier: Dean Naffziger, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern Ste E 501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677-5993, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • Lat: 46.811111 Lon: -123.811111, Call Sign: WQBH771,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.885 MHz, Grant Date: 09/18/2014, Expiration Date: 10/08/2024, Certifier: Steve Ford Mr., Registrant: Radio Licensing Services, Milwaukie, OR 97269, Phone: (503) 659-1240, Fax: (503) 794-3759, Email:
  • Interstate 5 At Scatter Creek Rest Area (Lat: 46.838083 Lon: -122.984028), Type: Pole, Structure height: 7.3 m, Overall height: 13 m, Call Sign: WQBJ354,
    Assigned Frequencies: 0.53000 MHz, Grant Date: 08/19/2014, Expiration Date: 10/19/2024, Certifier: Terry C Miller, Registrant: State Of; Department Of Transportation Washington, 7345 Linderson Way Sw / Tumwater, Wa, Olympia, WA 98504-7359, Phone: (360) 705-7001, Fax: (360) 705-6873, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Ground Mound, 5919 Ivan Way Sw (Lat: 46.796417 Lon: -123.004167), Type: Mast, Structure height: 49.4 m, Overall height: 53.6 m, Call Sign: WQPA718,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6034.15 MHz, Grant Date: 03/21/2012, Expiration Date: 03/21/2022, Cancellation Date: 02/19/2013, Certifier: John E Monday, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 2200 N. Greenville Ave #1w, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (972) 234-7003, Fax: (972) 301-6893, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

18 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Rochester)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
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Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$206,0602$161,59012$203,6171$62,6801$137,3202$178,425
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$01$258,3800$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$03$236,1030$00$01$121,830
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$02$239,8100$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$142,5300$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0127.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$149,4201$195,130
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0127.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Rochester, WA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Rochester, WA - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 106. The highest number of fire incidents - 198 took place in 2004, and the least - 21 in 2012. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Rochester, WA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (51.4%), and Structure Fires (31.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Rochester, WA
    • 92351.4%Outside Fires
    • 56131.3%Structure Fires
    • 22012.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 905.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Rochester, WA
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Rochester, WA
  • 69.4%Electricity
  • 16.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 8.2%Wood
  • 6.5%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Rochester, WA
  • 80.8%Electricity
  • 19.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Rochester compared to Washington state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.
There are 15 pilots and 15 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • David Bailey (1)
  • Michael D. Ervin (1)
  • Leah Bailey (1)
  • Vincent D. Iglesias (1)
  • Forsight Manufacturing, Inc. (1)

Total of 4 patent applications in 2008-2020.