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Rosenberg, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Rosenberg had a population of 37,650 as of July 1, 2017. Rosenberg 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 Rosenberg is located at latitude 29.5413 and longitude -95.8152 in Fort Bend County. The formal boundaries for the City of Rosenberg (see map below) encompass a land area of 26.16 sq. miles and a water area of 0.08 sq. miles. Fort Bend County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 105 feet.

The City of Rosenberg (GNIS ID: 2410999) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Rosenberg is located within Rosenberg-Richmond Division of Fort Bend County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Rosenberg population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Rosenberg, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 37,650
Daytime Population: Workers 14,165
Daytime Population: Residents 22,111
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 36,276
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.96
Population in Households 37,535
Population in Familes 32,550
Population in Group Qrtrs 115
Population Density2 1,439
Diversity Index3 82


Median Household Income $49,702
Average Household Income $71,048
Per Capita Income $23,830


Total Housing Units 13,553 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,991 (51.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,561 (41.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,000 ( 7.4%)
Median Home Value $129,095
Average Home Value $171,892


Total Households 12,553
Average Household Size 2.99
Family Households 9,373
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 2.72% 3.11%
Households 2.81% 3.19%
Families 2.85% 3.13%
Median Household Income   2.7%
Per Capita Income   3.48%

Rosenberg, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rosenberg to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 92 95th
Population Density # 471 73rd
Diversity Index # 47 97th
Median Household Income # 761 57th
Per Capita Income # 847 52nd

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