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Rosepine, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Rosepine is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Vernon Parish at latitude 30.9245 and longitude -93.2885. Vernon Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 226 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Rosepine 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 Rosepine (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.43 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

Town of Rosepine, LA Boundary Map


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

POPULATION

Total Population 1,848
Population in Households 1,793
Population in Familes 1,475
Population in Group Qrtrs 55
Population Density1 773
Diversity Index2 43
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 726
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 495
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 801 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 444 (55.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 282 (35.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 75 ( 9.4%)
Median Home Value $150,417
Average Home Value $186,067
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $37,453
Average Household Income $50,475
Per Capita Income $19,040
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 2.1% 0.69%
Households 2.38% 0.76%
Families 3.83% 0.56%
Median Household Income   3.66%
Per Capita Income   2.03%
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.

Rosepine, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rosepine 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 # 211 56th
Population Density1 # 192 60th
Diversity Index2 # 260 45th
Median Household Income # 258 46th
Per Capita Income # 305 36th

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