Rochester is located in southeast New Hampshire. Rochester is part of Strafford County. Rochester has 45.40 square miles of land area and 0.36 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Rochester population is 29,883, which has grown 5.00% since 2000. The population growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 6.90% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Rochester median household income is $48,114 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 18.52% since 2000. The income growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 33.39% and is lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Rochester median house value is $168,900 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 69.92% since 2000. The house value growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 78.09% and is higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Rochester is much better than the state average in quality. The Rochester area code is 603.