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Roseland, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Roseland is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Tangipahoa Parish at latitude 30.7639 and longitude -90.5106. Tangipahoa Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 131 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of Roseland, but most people and references simply refer to it as Roseland, Louisiana.

The P1 Census Class Code for Roseland 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 Town of Roseland (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.08 sq. miles and a water area of 0.19 sq. miles.

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Roseland, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 1,215
Population in Households 1,164
Population in Familes 969
Population in Group Qrtrs 51
Population Density1 585
Diversity Index2 50


Total Households 451
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 305
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 519 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 316 (60.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 135 (26.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 68 (13.1%)
Median Home Value $115,714
Average Home Value $150,000


Median Household Income $22,462
Average Household Income $40,738
Per Capita Income $14,752
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.87% 1.89%
Households 1.98% 2.0%
Families 1.86% 1.77%
Median Household Income   3.55%
Per Capita Income   1.97%
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.


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, 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 # 257 46th
Population Density1 # 241 49th
Diversity Index2 # 187 60th
Median Household Income # 459 3rd
Per Capita Income # 438 8th

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