Rose City, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Rose City, Texas - Basic Facts

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The City of Rose City had a population of 522 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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


Total Population 522
Daytime Population: Workers 108
Daytime Population: Residents 319
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 427
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.82
Population in Households 522
Population in Familes 436
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 345
Diversity Index3 25


Median Household Income $35,967
Average Household Income $50,880
Per Capita Income $19,343


Total Housing Units 228 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 154 (67.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 51 (22.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 23 (10.1%)
Median Home Value $74,695
Average Home Value $105,000


Total Households 205
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 145
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 0.54% 0.64%
Households 0.55% 0.58%
Families 0.39% 0.55%
Median Household Income   3.39%
Per Capita Income   2.68%

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, 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 # 1234 30th
Population Density # 1335 24th
Diversity Index # 1504 14th
Median Household Income # 1372 22nd
Per Capita Income # 1278 27th

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