Rosedale, WA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Rosedale, Washington - Basic Facts

The Rosedale Census Designated Place had a population of 4,265 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Rosedale is located at latitude 47.3409 and longitude -122.633 in Pierce County. The formal boundaries for the Rosedale Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.63 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Pierce County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 59 feet.

The Rosedale Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2585032) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Washington is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Rosedale Census Designated Place is located within Gig Harbor Peninsula Division of Pierce County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Rosedale 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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Rosedale Census Designated Place, WA Boundary Map

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Rosedale, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 4,265
Population in Households 3,336
Population in Familes 2,900
Population in Group Qrtrs 929
Population Density1 922
Diversity Index2 34


Total Households 1,268
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 960
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,363 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,018 (74.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 250 (18.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 95 ( 7.0%)
Median Home Value $480,698
Average Home Value $525,467


Median Household Income $87,299
Average Household Income $107,841
Per Capita Income $35,435
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.02% 0.77%
Households 0.82% 1.11%
Families 0.46% 1.04%
Median Household Income   3.72%
Per Capita Income   2.66%
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.


Rosedale, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rosedale to the other 628 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Washington 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 # 209 67th
Population Density1 # 312 50th
Diversity Index2 # 308 51st
Median Household Income # 70 89th
Per Capita Income # 128 80th

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