Rochester, PA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 1,900 housing units in Rochester. This represents a 2.7% decline from 1,952 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 1,900 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Rochester is about 51.8%. Rochester's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 8.8%. Average household size is 2.22 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Rochester were built after 1939.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type3.50%
One Bedroom21.50%
Two Bedrooms26.60%
Three Bedrooms36.90%
Four Bedrooms10.40%
Five Bedrooms or more1.10%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.39
Median year structure was built1939
Median Value of occupied units$52,700
Median Price asked for vacant units$48,800

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.03
Median year structure was built1939
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$359

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage6.20%
Home Equity Loan3.70%
Simple Mortgage50.80%
Debt Free39.30%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs18.1%