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Roseland, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Roseland had a population of 1,258 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Roseland is located at latitude 30.7639 and longitude -90.5106 in Tangipahoa Parish. The formal boundaries for the Town of Roseland (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.08 sq. miles and a water area of 0.19 sq. miles. Tangipahoa Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 131 feet.

The Town of Roseland (GNIS ID: 2407246) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Roseland population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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Roseland, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 1,258
Population in Households 1,207
Population in Familes 1,003
Population in Group Qrtrs 51
Population Density1 606
Diversity Index2 50


Total Households 467
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 316
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 534 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 326 (61.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 141 (26.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 67 (12.5%)
Median Home Value $112,500
Average Home Value $148,394


Median Household Income $29,116
Average Household Income $40,401
Per Capita Income $14,813
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.19% 2.1%
Households 2.27% 2.17%
Families 2.19% 1.95%
Median Household Income   3.83%
Per Capita Income   2.23%
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.

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Roseland, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Roseland to the other 473 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 250 47th
Population Density1 # 232 51st
Diversity Index2 # 197 58th
Median Household Income # 405 15th
Per Capita Income # 436 8th

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