Rochester, NH Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 11,836 housing units in Rochester. This represents a 6.9% growth from 11,076 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 9,512 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 2,324 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Rochester is about 66.8%. Rochester's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 3.4%. Average household size is 2.46 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Rochester were built after 1971.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0.90%
One Bedroom14.10%
Two Bedrooms37%
Three Bedrooms35.70%
Four Bedrooms10.80%
Five Bedrooms or more1.40%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.62
Median year structure was built1974
Median Value of occupied units$99,400
Median Price asked for vacant units$85,000

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.14
Median year structure was built1961
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$470

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.30%
Second Mortgage6.10%
Home Equity Loan8%
Simple Mortgage58.20%
Debt Free27.40%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs21.2%