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Rochester, Texas

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Rochester is a town located in Haskell County, Texas. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 378.

Geography

Location of Rochester, Texas

Rochester is located at 33°18'51" North, 99°51'23" West (33.314265, -99.856511)Template:GR.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.9 km² (0.3 mi²). 0.9 km² (0.3 mi²) of it is land and none of the area is covered with water.

Demographics

As of the censusTemplate:GR of 2000, there are 378 people, 155 households, and 106 families residing in the town. The population density is 417.0/km² (1,076.0/mi²). There are 191 housing units at an average density of 210.7/km² (543.7/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 65.34% White, 7.14% African American, 1.06% Native American, 0.00% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 24.07% from other races, and 2.38% from two or more races. 38.62% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 155 households out of which 29.0% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.6% are married couples living together, 13.5% have a female householder with no husband present, and 31.6% are non-families. 30.3% of all households are made up of individuals and 18.7% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.44 and the average family size is 3.04.

In the town the population is spread out with 25.9% under the age of 18, 8.2% from 18 to 24, 24.6% from 25 to 44, 19.8% from 45 to 64, and 21.4% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 39 years. For every 100 females there are 96.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 95.8 males.

The median income for a household in the town is $20,357, and the median income for a family is $25,893. Males have a median income of $17,188 versus $16,250 for females. The per capita income for the town is $12,912. 29.4% of the population and 24.2% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 46.8% of those under the age of 18 and 20.8% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

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