Rose City, Texas

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Population in 2013: 509 (66% urban, 34% rural). Population change since 2000: -1.9%
 
Males: 242  (47.6%)
Females: 267  (52.4%)
Median resident age:  40.9 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 77662.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $44,542 (it was $27,344 in 2000)
Rose City:

$44,542
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,759 (it was $12,143 in 2000)

Rose City city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $68,080 (it was $40,900 in 2000)
Rose City:

$68,080
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $69,468; Detached houses: $71,435; Mobile homes: $52,000

Median gross rent in 2012: $983.

Rose City races chart
  • White alone - 418 (83.3%)
  • Hispanic - 71 (14.1%)
  • Two or more races - 9 (1.8%)
  • Black alone - 2 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.2%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Rose City: 82.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Latest news from Rose City, TX collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Ancestries: French Canadian (16.0%), French (9.2%), Irish (8.9%), United States (6.9%), English (5.2%), German (3.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 1.72 square miles.

Population density: 296 people per square mile   (very low).

Rose City,TX real estate house value index trend

Rose City, Texas map

For population 25 years and over in Rose City:

  • High school or higher: 71.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.4%
  • Unemployed: 12.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rose City city:

  • Never married: 41.3%
  • Now married: 39.6%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 10.0%
  • Divorced: 7.9%

7 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.1%
Texas:  16.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,569 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $485 (0.9%)

Rose City satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Beaumont, TX (4.6 miles , pop. 113,866).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Southeast Montgomery, TX (79.3 miles , pop. 208,076).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (83.0 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Vidor, TX (2.0 miles ), Beaumont, TX (2.1 miles ), Pine Forest, TX (2.2 miles ), Central Gardens, TX (2.9 miles ), Nederland, TX (3.1 miles ), Port Neches, TX (3.2 miles ), Rose Hill Acres, TX (3.2 miles ), Chance-Loeb, TX (3.6 miles ).

Latitude: 30.11 N, Longitude: 94.06 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 409

Rose City household income distribution Rose City home values distribution

Crime rates in Rose City by Year
Type 2002 2004 2005 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 000001110
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0199.2205.3194.90.0
Assaults 000002023
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0398.40.0389.9582.5
Burglaries 7000033107
per 100,000 1291.50.00.00.00.0597.6616.01949.31359.2
Thefts 70000251412
per 100,000 1291.50.00.00.00.0398.41026.72729.02330.1
Auto thefts 000020043
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0399.20.00.0779.7582.5
Arson 000002000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0398.40.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 291.3) 136.00.00.00.030.6188.8139.6425.5336.5

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Rose City detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.94
Texas average:

1.95
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.7%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -67 (-11.4%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (47%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (12%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
  • Educational services (3%)
  • Retail trade (31%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (14%)
  • Information (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Construction (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (13%)
  • Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Electricians (6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)

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

Average climate in Rose City, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Rose City-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 61% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/7/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.1 miles away from the Rose City city center killed one person and injured 81 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 1/31/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.6 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Rose City-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 92% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 281.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/9/1993 at 12:29:19, a magnitude 4.3 (4.1 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 260.8 miles away from Rose City center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi) earthquake occurred 525.2 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2000 at 06:46:09, a magnitude 4.3 (4.2 MB, 4.3 MS, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 275.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 444.1 miles away from Rose City center
On 5/27/2002 at 00:28:16, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 208.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Orange County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Hurricanes: 6, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 3, Fires: 2, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Rose City topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Rose City:

  • PROVIDENCE CARE HEALTH SERVICES INC (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; VIDOR, TX)
  • OAKWOOD MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; VIDOR, TX)
  • ODYSSEY HEALTHCARE OF BEAUMONT (Hospital, about 4 miles away; BEAUMONT, TX)
  • SABINE OAKS HOME (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; BEAUMONT, TX)
  • VIDOR HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; VIDOR, TX)
  • LEGACY LIVING CENTERS (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; VIDOR, TX)
  • TEXAS TOTAL CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; VIDOR, TX)

Amtrak station near Rose City:

  • 5 miles: BEAUMONT (2555 W. CEDAR ST.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rose City:

  • Lamar Institute of Technology (about 5 miles; Beaumont, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,023)
  • Lamar University (about 5 miles; Beaumont, TX; FT enrollment: 13,658)
  • McNeese State University (about 51 miles; Lake Charles, LA; FT enrollment: 7,444)
  • SOWELA Technical Community College (about 54 miles; Lake Charles, LA; FT enrollment: 2,160)
  • Lee College (about 61 miles; Baytown, TX; FT enrollment: 4,278)
  • The University of Texas Medical Branch (about 70 miles; Galveston, TX; FT enrollment: 2,314)
  • San Jacinto Community College (about 71 miles; Pasadena, TX; FT enrollment: 13,517)

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Orange County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 98.5. This is worse than average.

City:

98.5
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.115. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.115
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 4.13. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.13
U.S.:

6.58

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 24.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 10.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.9
U.S.:

9.1
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 9.5%
(9.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 7.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 16.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  71.6%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.6%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Rose City compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Rose City travel time to work - commute Rose City mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (49%)
  • Utility gas (33%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (17%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Rose City city (based on Orange County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 65.56%
Here: 65.6%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodLDS (Mormon) Church
Adherents52.4%20.9%8.2%4.3%3.1%
Congregations32.0%7.2%8.2%7.2%5.2%
NameBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaChurches of ChristPresbyterian Church (USA)Church of the NazareneOther
Adherents2.2%2.2%1.1%0.9%4.6%
Congregations3.1%11.3%3.1%3.1%19.6%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 14
Orange County:

1.70 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Orange County:

0.73 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 48
Orange County:

5.81 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 37
Here:

4.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.4%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Orange County:

30.4%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

7.1%
State:

15.7%
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
Other Government Administration 1$520$6,2400$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$531
Police Protection - Officers 1$560$6,7200$0
Totals for Government 2$1,080$6,4801$531

6.03% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,051 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.03%
Texas average:

7.14%

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, TX  2.02% ($46,252 average AGI)
from Hardin County, TX  0.50% ($34,208)
from Harris County, TX  0.33% ($47,832)


5.92% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,729 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.92%
Texas average:

6.69%

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, TX  1.70% ($33,484 average AGI)
to Hardin County, TX  0.43% ($39,276)
to Harris County, TX  0.42% ($36,488)

Strongest AM radio stations in Rose City:

  • KQHN (1510 AM; daytime; 5 kW; NEDERLAND, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KLVI (560 AM; 5 kW; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KZZB (990 AM; 1 kW; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: MARTIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KIKR (1450 AM; 1 kW; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDEI (1250 AM; 5 kW; PORT ARTHUR, TX; Owner: RADIO MARIA, INC.)
  • KRCM (1380 AM; 1 kW; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: VOICE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KUHD (1150 AM; 1 kW; PORT NECHES, TX; Owner: VISION LATINABROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KOLE (1340 AM; 1 kW; PORT ARTHUR, TX; Owner: CITYGATE MEDIA, INC.)
  • KILE (1560 AM; 50 kW; BELLAIRE, TX; Owner: THE RAFTT CORPORATION)
  • KSEV (700 AM; 15 kW; TOMBALL, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Rose City:

  • KVLU (91.3 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: LAMAR UNIVERSITY)
  • KRWP (97.5 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KIOC (106.1 FM; ORANGE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KYKR (95.1 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KQXY-FM (94.1 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KKMY (104.5 FM; ORANGE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • K277AG (103.3 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOBT (100.7 FM; WINNIE, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KQBU-FM (93.3 FM; PORT ARTHUR, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KQQK (107.9 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KTJM (98.5 FM; PORT ARTHUR, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KCOL-FM (92.5 FM; GROVES, TX; Owner: VOICE IN THE WILDERNESS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTCX (102.5 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KTXB (89.7 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KAYD-FM (101.7 FM; SILSBEE, TX; Owner: HILCO COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KYKZ (96.1 FM; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KSHN (99.9 FM; LIBERTY, TX; Owner: TRINITY RIVER VALLEY BROADCASTING CO)
  • KBIU (103.7 FM; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Rose City:

  • KJDF-LP (Channel 46; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: ARACELIS ORTIZ, EXECUTRIX OF THE ESTATE OF CARLOS ORTIZ)
  • K09VO (Channel 9; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: BEAUMONT BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KBTV-TV (Channel 4; PORT ARTHUR, TX; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF BEAUMONT/PORT ARTHUR, L.L.C.)
  • KBMT (Channel 12; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CHANNEL 12 OF BEAUMONT, INC.)
  • KFDM-TV (Channel 6; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF TEXAS, INC.)
  • KITU (Channel 34; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION INC)
  • KEBQ-LP (Channel 22; BEAUMONT-ORANGE, TX; Owner: WELLSPRINGS BEAUMONT TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KUIL-LP (Channel 64; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: BLUE BONNET COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KVHP (Channel 29; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: NATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
Rose City, Texas:
  • Fatal accident count: 16
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 23
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 3
  • Fatalities: 17
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 39
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 5
Texas average:
  • Fatal accident count: 177
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 268
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 51
  • Fatalities: 194
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 461
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 26
See more detailed statistics of Rose City fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here

Rose City on our top lists:

  • #33 on the list of "Top 100 safest cities (lowest city-data.com crime index)"
  • #68 (77662) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Acadian/Cajun first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 1990-1999 to 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
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