Rose City, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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The City of Rose City had a population of 495 as of July 1, 2016. Rose City ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Rose City is located at latitude 30.1065 and longitude -94.0502 in Orange County. The formal boundaries for the City of Rose City (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.51 sq. miles and a water area of 0.23 sq. miles. Orange County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 10 feet.

The City of Rose City (GNIS ID: 2410994) 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 Rose City is located within Vidor Division of Orange County.

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

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


Total Population 495
Population in Households 495
Population in Familes 414
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 327
Diversity Index2 25


Total Households 194
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 137
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 222 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 145 (65.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 49 (22.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 28 (12.6%)
Median Home Value $72,727
Average Home Value $97,774


Median Household Income $34,799
Average Household Income $49,363
Per Capita Income $19,017
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.22% -0.12%
Households -0.25% 0.0%
Families -0.46% -0.15%
Median Household Income   -0.39%
Per Capita Income   1.24%
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.

Rose City, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rose City 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 # 1257 28th
Population Density1 # 1357 22nd
Diversity Index2 # 1505 14th
Median Household Income # 1375 21st
Per Capita Income # 1223 30th

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