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Rosburg, Washington - Basic Facts

The Rosburg Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Wahkiakum County at latitude 46.3081 and longitude -123.6434. Wahkiakum County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 13 feet.

The formal official name is the Rosburg Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Rosburg, Washington.

The U5 Census Class Code for Rosburg indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

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.

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Rosburg, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 310
Population in Households 310
Population in Familes 250
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 14
Diversity Index2 17


Total Households 145
Average Household Size 2.14
Family Households 100
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 187 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 119 (63.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 27 (14.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 42 (22.5%)
Median Home Value $103,788
Average Home Value $117,017


Median Household Income $38,275
Average Household Income $45,400
Per Capita Income $20,856
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.52% -0.26%
Households -0.32% 0.0%
Families 2.24% -0.2%
Median Household Income   2.42%
Per Capita Income   1.92%
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.


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, 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 # 514 18th
Population Density1 # 624 1st
Diversity Index2 # 583 7th
Median Household Income # 519 18th
Per Capita Income # 487 23rd

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