Rosa, AL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Rosa, Alabama - Basic Facts

The Town of Rosa had a population of 317 as of July 1, 2016. Rosa ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Alabama. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Rosa is located at latitude 33.9928 and longitude -86.5003 in Blount County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Rosa (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.77 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Blount County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 623 feet.

The Town of Rosa (GNIS ID: 2407242) 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.

Alabama is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Rosa is located within Oneonta Division of Blount County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Rosa population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Rosa, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 317
Population in Households 313
Population in Familes 260
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density1 84
Diversity Index2 49


Total Households 121
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 82
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 138 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 84 (60.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 36 (26.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 17 (12.3%)
Median Home Value $122,500
Average Home Value $154,819


Median Household Income $40,038
Average Household Income $55,304
Per Capita Income $22,134
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.05% 0.0%
Households 0.13% -0.17%
Families -1.12% -0.25%
Median Household Income   1.14%
Per Capita Income   1.35%
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.

Rosa, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rosa to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 453 22nd
Population Density1 # 493 15th
Diversity Index2 # 144 75th
Median Household Income # 223 62nd
Per Capita Income # 182 69th

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