Rosa, Alabama

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Population in 2014: 319 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +1.9%
 
Males: 176  (55.2%)
Females: 143  (44.8%)
Median resident age:  38.1 years
Alabama median age:  39.0 years

Zip codes: 35121.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $56,067 (it was $40,000 in 2000)
Rosa:

$56,067
AL:

$46,257

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $21,356 (it was $17,042 in 2000)

Rosa town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $127,509 (it was $68,300 in 2000)
Rosa:

$127,509
AL:

$136,200

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $150,226; Detached houses: $184,074; Mobile homes: $40,822

Median gross rent in 2016: $629.

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  • Races in Rosa, AL (2010)

    Rosa races chart
    • 29794.0%White alone
    • 144.4%Hispanic
    • 41.3%Two or more races
    • 10.3%Black alone

Races in Rosa detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Rosa: 81.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (29.0%), American (21.2%), English (13.9%), European (8.2%), German (4.8%), Scottish (1.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 620 feet

Land area: 3.78 square miles.

Population density: 84 people per square mile   (very low).

Rosa,AL real estate house value index trend

Rosa, Alabama map

For population 25 years and over in Rosa:

  • High school or higher: 84.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.2%
  • Unemployed: 2.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rosa town:

  • Never married: 32.5%
  • Now married: 51.5%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 7.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $398 (0.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $334 (0.5%)

Rosa satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Birmingham, AL (36.5 miles , pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (546.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Cleveland, AL (1.9 miles ), Oneonta, AL (1.9 miles ), Allgood, AL (2.4 miles ), Nectar, AL (2.7 miles ), Blountsville, AL (2.8 miles ), Susan Moore, AL (2.9 miles ), Highland Lake, AL (3.0 miles ), Clarence, AL (3.0 miles ).

Latitude: 33.99 N, Longitude: 86.51 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 205

Rosa household income distribution Rosa home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.2%
Alabama:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +61 (+24.2%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (19%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Wholesale trade (11%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Utilities (9%)
  • Information (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (11%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (26%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Community and social service occupations (7%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)

Work and jobs in Rosa: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Rosa, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Rosa-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 172% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/18/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 0.8 miles away from the Rosa town center killed 3 people and injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 11/24/2001, a category F4 tornado 6.7 miles away from the town center injured 22 people and caused $1 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Rosa-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 79% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 61.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 58.9 miles away from Rosa center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 78.5 miles away from the city center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 203.2 miles away from the city center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 123.9 miles away from Rosa center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 318.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Blount County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 9, Floods: 8, Winds: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Rosa topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Rosa:

  • TLC NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; ONEONTA, AL)
  • GOLDEN LIVING CENTER - ONEONTA (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; ONEONTA, AL)
  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH OF BLOUNTSVILLE (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; ONEONTA, AL)
  • CARE FIRST HOME HEALTH OF BLOUNT COUNTY (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; ONEONTA, AL)
  • ALTOONA HEALTH AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; ALTOONA, AL)
  • SOUTHERNCARE CULLMAN (Hospital, about 16 miles away; HANCEVILLE, AL)
  • HANCEVILLE NURSING AND REHAB CENTER, INC (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; HANCEVILLE, AL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rosa:

  • George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville (about 17 miles; Hanceville, AL; Full-time enrollment: 4,486)
  • Snead State Community College (about 25 miles; Boaz, AL; FT enrollment: 2,023)
  • Jefferson State Community College (about 26 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 6,041)
  • Gadsden State Community College (about 30 miles; Gadsden, AL; FT enrollment: 4,650)
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham (about 38 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 14,853)
  • Samford University (about 40 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 3,829)
  • Virginia College-Birmingham (about 41 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 8,167)

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Notable location: Rosa Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Rosa include: Mount Ebell Church (A), Pine Grove Baptist Church (B), Rosa Methodist Church (C), Daileys Chapel Methodist Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Daileys Chapel Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: McPherson Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Whited Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Blount County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2011 was 50.7. This is significantly better than average.

City:

50.7
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2011 was 10.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.9
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 14.4%
Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
Alabama:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  73.3%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  1.7%
Whole state:  4.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.5
Alabama average:

12.0

Rosa travel time to work - commute Rosa mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Rosa town (based on Blount County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant29,223122
Catholic4,7441
Mainline Protestant3,03529
Other2922
Black Protestant582
None19,970-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Blount County:

1.06 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Blount County:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 29
Blount County:

5.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
Here:

2.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.5%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Blount County:

31.5%
Alabama:

31.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

19.9%
State:

13.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll

5.86% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,013 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.86%
Alabama average:

6.02%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Jefferson County, AL  2.50% ($35,993 average AGI)
from Cullman County, AL  0.44% ($30,235)
from Marshall County, AL  0.43% ($26,139)


5.77% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,306 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.77%
Alabama average:

6.06%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Jefferson County, AL  1.87% ($32,947 average AGI)
to Cullman County, AL  0.58% ($32,443)
to Marshall County, AL  0.56% ($24,127)

Strongest AM radio stations in Rosa:

  • WCRL (1570 AM; 3 kW; ONEONTA, AL; Owner: BLOUNT COUNTY BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WLOR (1550 AM; 50 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WAAX (570 AM; 5 kW; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WJBY (930 AM; 5 kW; RAINBOW CITY, AL; Owner: GADSDEN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WGAD (1350 AM; 5 kW; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: DEKALB COUNTY COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WMCJ (1460 AM; 5 kW; CULLMAN, AL)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Rosa:

  • WKLD (97.7 FM; ONEONTA, AL; Owner: BLOUNT COUNTY BROADCASTING SERVICE INC.)
  • WRAX (107.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WYDE-FM (101.1 FM; CULLMAN, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WKXX (102.9 FM; ATTALLA, AL; Owner: BROADCAST MEDIA LLC)
  • WQSB (105.1 FM; ALBERTVILLE, AL; Owner: SAND MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WFMH-FM (95.5 FM; HOLLY POND, AL; Owner: VOICE OF CULLMAN, L.L.C.)
  • WBPT (106.9 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBHK (98.7 FM; WARRIOR, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WZZK-FM (104.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBHM (90.3 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BD OF TRUSTEES/U OF AL AT BIRMINGHAM)
  • WODL (97.3 FM; HOMEWOOD, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WTBJ (91.3 FM; OXFORD, AL; Owner: TRINITY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY)
  • WAFN-FM (92.7 FM; ARAB, AL; Owner: FUN MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WRSA-FM (96.9 FM; DECATUR, AL; Owner: NCA, INC.)
  • WDXB (102.5 FM; JASPER, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYSF (94.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRHY (105.9 FM; CENTRE, AL; Owner: WILLIAMS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WAHR (99.1 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WMJJ (96.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQEN (103.7 FM; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Rosa:

  • WTJP (Channel 60; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WPXH (Channel 44; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WIAT (Channel 42; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBIQ (Channel 10; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • WDBB (Channel 17; BESSEMER, AL; Owner: WDBB-TV, INC.)
  • WZDX (Channel 54; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: HUNTSVILLE TELEVISION ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • WBRC (Channel 6; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: WBRC LICENSE, INC.)
  • WTTO (Channel 21; HOMEWOOD, AL; Owner: WTTO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WVTM-TV (Channel 13; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM BROADCASTING (WVTM-TV), LLC)
  • WABM (Channel 68; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM (WABM-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WJSU-TV (Channel 40; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: TV ALABAMA, INC.)
  • W15AP (Channel 15; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: WBRC LICENSE, INC.)
  • WCQT-LP (Channel 52; CULLMAN, AL; Owner: FIRST CULLMAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 10m33ftTotal length
  • $5,845,000Total costs
  • 13,215Total average daily traffic
  • 388Total average daily truck traffic
  • 17,194Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (76%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (13%)
  • Utility gas (8%)
  • No fuel used (3%)

Rosa compared to Alabama state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
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