Rosharon, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Rosharon, Texas - Basic Facts

The Rosharon Census Designated Place had a population of 1,208 as of July 1, 2016. Rosharon ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Rosharon is located at latitude 29.35 and longitude -95.4531 in Brazoria County. The formal boundaries for the Rosharon Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.21 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Brazoria County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 49 feet.

The Rosharon Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2586981) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Rosharon Census Designated Place is located within Angleton Division of Brazoria County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Rosharon population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Rosharon: Masterson Switch.


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Rosharon, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,208
Population in Households 1,208
Population in Familes 1,089
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 376
Diversity Index2 80
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 369
Average Household Size 3.27
Family Households 297
Average Family Size 4

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 423 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 323 (76.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 46 (10.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 54 (12.8%)
Median Home Value $158,065
Average Home Value $218,827
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $68,483
Average Household Income $93,683
Per Capita Income $29,823
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.76% 2.52%
Households 0.35% 2.38%
Families 0.72% 2.25%
Median Household Income   2.03%
Per Capita Income   1.69%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Rosharon, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rosharon to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 917 48th
Population Density1 # 1303 26th
Diversity Index2 # 61 97th
Median Household Income # 246 86th
Per Capita Income # 345 80th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Texas Census Data Comparison Tool.