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Roseland, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Roseland had a population of 1,242 as of July 1, 2017.

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.

The Town of Roseland is located within Parish Governing Authority District 3, a minor civil division (MCD) of Tangipahoa Parish.

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, 2017.

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Roseland, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,242
Daytime Population: Workers 145
Daytime Population: Residents 846
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 991
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.80
Population in Households 1,190
Population in Familes 988
Population in Group Qrtrs 52
Population Density2 598
Diversity Index3 50


Median Household Income $24,067
Average Household Income $37,454
Per Capita Income $14,571


Total Housing Units 527 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 319 (60.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 143 (27.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 65 (12.3%)
Median Home Value $86,170
Average Home Value $120,047


Total Households 462
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 309
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.4% 1.49%
Households 1.49% 1.55%
Families 1.27% 1.39%
Median Household Income   -1.06%
Per Capita Income   1.08%

Roseland, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Roseland to the other 474 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 Density # 234 51st
Diversity Index # 201 58th
Median Household Income # 452 5th
Per Capita Income # 459 3rd

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