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Rosedale, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The City of Rosedale is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Bolivar County at latitude 33.8602 and longitude -91.0435. Bolivar County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 144 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Rosedale, but most people and references simply refer to it as Rosedale, Mississippi.

The P1 Census Class Code for Rosedale indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Rosedale: Floreyville, Floryville, Rosedale Plantation.

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Rosedale, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 1,861
Population in Households 1,765
Population in Familes 1,499
Population in Group Qrtrs 96
Population Density1 344
Diversity Index2 24


Total Households 647
Average Household Size 2.73
Family Households 452
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 702 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 326 (46.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 321 (45.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 55 ( 7.8%)
Median Home Value $68,646
Average Home Value $77,982


Median Household Income $14,442
Average Household Income $23,531
Per Capita Income $8,451
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.15% -0.19%
Households 0.04% -0.12%
Families -0.21% -0.22%
Median Household Income   0.3%
Per Capita Income   2.16%
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, 2014 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 # 134 63rd
Population Density1 # 241 34th
Diversity Index2 # 312 14th
Median Household Income # 360 1st
Per Capita Income # 360 1st

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