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Rosburg, Washington - Basic Facts

The Rosburg Census Designated Place had a population of 310 as of July 1, 2015. Rosburg ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Washington. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Rosburg is located at latitude 46.3081 and longitude -123.6434 in Wahkiakum County. The formal boundaries for the Rosburg Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 22.91 sq. miles and a water area of 0.28 sq. miles. Wahkiakum County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 13 feet.

The Rosburg Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2585031) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Rosburg 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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Rosburg, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 310
Population in Households 310
Population in Familes 251
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 14
Diversity Index2 20


Total Households 144
Average Household Size 2.15
Family Households 99
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 184 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 117 (63.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 27 (14.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 40 (21.7%)
Median Home Value $125,000
Average Home Value $147,629


Median Household Income $33,461
Average Household Income $45,966
Per Capita Income $20,542
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.42% -0.13%
Households -0.39% 0.0%
Families 1.62% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.46%
Per Capita Income   2.83%
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.

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Rosburg, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rosburg 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 # 515 18th
Population Density1 # 624 1st
Diversity Index2 # 549 12th
Median Household Income # 586 7th
Per Capita Income # 502 20th

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