Rosedale, MS Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Rosedale, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The City of Rosedale had a population of 1,829 as of July 1, 2016. Rosedale ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Mississippi. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Rosedale is located at latitude 33.8602 and longitude -91.0435 in Bolivar County. The formal boundaries for the City of Rosedale (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.41 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. Bolivar County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 144 feet.

The City of Rosedale (GNIS ID: 2404649) 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.

The City of Rosedale is located within Supervisor District 1, a minor civil division (MCD) of Bolivar County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Rosedale 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 Rosedale: Floreyville, Floryville, Rosedale Plantation.

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Rosedale, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,829
Population in Households 1,728
Population in Familes 1,462
Population in Group Qrtrs 101
Population Density1 338
Diversity Index2 24


Total Households 639
Average Household Size 2.7
Family Households 444
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 700 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 314 (44.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 325 (46.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 61 ( 8.7%)
Median Home Value $61,765
Average Home Value $66,401


Median Household Income $16,117
Average Household Income $26,541
Per Capita Income $10,279
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.38% -0.41%
Households -0.17% -0.22%
Families -0.43% -0.36%
Median Household Income   0.67%
Per Capita Income   1.59%
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.

Rosedale, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rosedale to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Mississippi 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 # 137 62nd
Population Density1 # 246 32nd
Diversity Index2 # 310 15th
Median Household Income # 358 1st
Per Capita Income # 353 3rd

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