Rose Hill, Iowa

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Population in 2014: 168 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -18.0%
 
Males: 79  (47.2%)
Females: 89  (52.8%)
Median resident age:  42.6 years
Iowa median age:  38.0 years

Zip codes: 52586.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $31,245 (it was $30,469 in 2000)
Rose Hill:

$31,245
IA:

$56,247

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $15,582 (it was $21,298 in 2000)

Rose Hill city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $36,754 (it was $23,900 in 2000)
Rose Hill:

$36,754
IA:

$142,300
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  • Races in Rose Hill, IA (2010)

    Rose Hill races chart
    • 16598.2%White alone
    • 21.2%Two or more races
    • 10.6%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Rose Hill: 82.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (26.2%), German (18.0%), Dutch (9.8%), American (8.2%), English (6.6%), Scotch-Irish (1.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 08/22/1876

Elevation: 814 feet

Land area: 0.14 square miles.

Population density: 1,231 people per square mile   (low).

Rose Hill,IA real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Rose Hill:

  • High school or higher: 74.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 9.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rose Hill city:

  • Never married: 23.4%
  • Now married: 56.2%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 13.2%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Rose Hill, Iowa as of November 13, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Rose Hill to the number of sex offenders is 81 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $985 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $352 (1.1%)

Rose Hill satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Iowa City, IA (53.8 miles , pop. 62,220).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (184.5 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (250.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Keomah Village, IA (2.1 miles) , Delta, IA (2.6 miles ), Fremont, IA (2.8 miles ), What Cheer, IA (2.8 miles ), University Park, IA (2.9 miles ), Oskaloosa, IA (3.1 miles ), Thornburg, IA (3.4 miles) , Gibson, IA (3.4 miles) .

Latitude: 41.32 N, Longitude: 92.46 W

Area code: 641

Rose Hill household income distribution Rose Hill home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.5%
Iowa:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +49 (+31.4%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (50%)
  • Construction (17%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Wholesale trade (2%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Accommodation and food services (29%)
  • Finance and insurance (23%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (22%)
  • Transportation occupations (22%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (17%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (17%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (4%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (35%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Management occupations (19%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (3%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)

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

Average climate in Rose Hill, Iowa

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Tornado activity:

Rose Hill-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 80% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/12/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 33.1 miles away from the Rose Hill city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 9/20/1965, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.7 miles away from the city center injured 4 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Rose Hill-area historical earthquake activity is near Iowa state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 313.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 297.6 miles away from Rose Hill center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 327.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 185.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 339.6 miles away from Rose Hill center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 314.1 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 Mahaska County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Rose Hill topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Rose Hill:

  • MAHASKA MANOR (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; OSKALOOSA, IA)
  • MAHASKA HEALTH PARTNERSHIP Critical Access Hospitals (about 9 miles away; OSKALOOSA, IA)
  • MAHASKA HOSPICE (Hospital, about 9 miles away; OSKALOOSA, IA)
  • MAHASKA HEALTH PARTNERSHIP COMMUNITY HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; OSKALOOSA, IA)
  • IMAGINE THE POSSIBILITIES (Hospital, about 10 miles away; OSKALOOSA, IA)
  • NORTHERN MAHASKA NURSING AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; OSKALOOSA, IA)
  • HEARTLAND HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; OSKALOOSA, IA)

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

  • Indian Hills Community College (about 20 miles; Ottumwa, IA; Full-time enrollment: 4,034)
  • University of Iowa (about 54 miles; Iowa City, IA; FT enrollment: 24,735)
  • Kirkwood Community College (about 59 miles; Cedar Rapids, IA; FT enrollment: 11,503)
  • Drake University (about 65 miles; Des Moines, IA; FT enrollment: 3,768)
  • Des Moines Area Community College (about 66 miles; Ankeny, IA; FT enrollment: 15,337)
  • Southeastern Community College (about 76 miles; West Burlington, IA; FT enrollment: 2,251)
  • Hawkeye Community College (about 77 miles; Waterloo, IA; FT enrollment: 7,160)

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Mahaska County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 36.9%
(34.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 80.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  65.3%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  16.7%
Whole state:  6.7%

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:

10.0
Iowa average:

10.4

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Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Rose Hill city (based on Mahaska County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant4,49720
Evangelical Protestant4,03926
Catholic1,0401
Other3552
None12,450-
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: 4
Mahaska County:

1.80 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Mahaska County:

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Mahaska County:

6.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Here:

3.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.4%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Mahaska County:

27.7%
Iowa:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.5%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

42.4%
Iowa:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

34.8%
Iowa:

44.7%

Average BMI:
Rose Hill:

28.5
Iowa:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Rose Hill:

23.7%
Iowa:

22.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Rose Hill:

10.5%
Iowa:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Rose Hill:

6.7
Iowa:

6.8

Overweight people:
Rose Hill:

32.0%
Iowa:

33.5%

General health condition:
This city:

49.5%
Iowa:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Rose Hill:

76.7%
Iowa:

77.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Rose Hill, IA Residents
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 0$0 8$2,170
Totals for Government 0$0 8$2,170

5.88% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,188 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.88%
Iowa average:

5.75%

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 Wapello County, IA  0.85% ($35,377 average AGI)
from Marion County, IA  0.63% ($28,157)
from Keokuk County, IA  0.50% ($26,927)


5.86% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,650 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.86%
Iowa average:

5.94%

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 Marion County, IA  0.74% ($39,917 average AGI)
to Polk County, IA  0.55% ($34,089)
to Wapello County, IA  0.44% ($29,917)

Strongest AM radio stations in Rose Hill:

  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KPSZ (940 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KBOE (740 AM; 0 kW; OSKALOOSA, IA; Owner: JOMAST CORPORATION)
  • KCJJ (1630 AM; 10 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: RIVER CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WSUI (910 AM; 5 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBGG (1700 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMT (600 AM; 5 kW; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBIZ (1240 AM; 1 kW; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: FAIRFIELD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Rose Hill:

  • KBOE-FM (104.9 FM; OSKALOOSA, IA; Owner: JOMAST CORPORATION)
  • KCWN (99.9 FM; NEW SHARON, IA; Owner: CROWN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKSI (101.5 FM; EDDYVILLE, IA; Owner: O-TOWN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KSKB (99.1 FM; BROOKLYN, IA; Owner: FLORIDA PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • KOTM-FM (97.7 FM; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: FMC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRNA (94.1 FM; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KLBA-FM (96.7 FM; ALBIA, IA; Owner: H & H BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KTWA (92.7 FM; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: FAIRFIELD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Rose Hill:

  • KYOU-TV (Channel 15; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K55GS (Channel 55; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K51FJ (Channel 51; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K49DX (Channel 49; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K45EE (Channel 45; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K10OO (Channel 10; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: RICHARD P. JACKSON, JR.)
  • K65GA (Channel 65; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K31ED (Channel 31; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K53FC (Channel 53; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K58ER (Channel 58; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K21EM (Channel 21; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K33AA (Channel 33; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • K42AM (Channel 42; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • K23CI (Channel 23; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: OTTUMWA AREA TRANSLATOR SYSTEM, INC.)
  • K25DE (Channel 25; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: OTTUMWA AREA TRANSLATOR SYSTEM, INC.)
  • K27CV (Channel 27; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: OTTUMWA AREA TRANSLATOR SYSTEM, INC.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Janean K Riordan, 10469 210th Street (Lat: 41.351083 Lon: -92.402972), Type: 94.4, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: 3196672375, , 502 BROADWAY ST
  • Janean K Riordan, 10469 210th Street (Lat: 41.351083 Lon: -92.402972), Type: 94.4, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: 3196672375, , 502 BROADWAY ST

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: K0RBX, Previous Call Sign: KB0RBX, Grant Date: 11/12/1998, Expiration Date: 11/12/2008, Cancellation Date: 11/13/2010, Registrant: William L Fleener, 608 Monroe St, Rose Hill, IA 52586

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: ERCOUPE 415-C (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C75 SERIES (75 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 99274 , Serial Number: 1897, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 09/18/1955
    Registrant (Individual): Donald R Parks, 3217 235th St, Rose Hill, IA 52586

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 7
Most common first names in Rose Hill, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William776.4 years
Walter679.3 years
James577.8 years
Elmer471.8 years
Jennie488.0 years
Mary484.5 years
George380.6 years
Donald369.0 years
Blanche381.7 years
Carl371.6 years
Most common last names in Rose Hill, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Douglas586.6 years
Gatton578.4 years
Gay482.7 years
Wymore488.8 years
Hicklin472.5 years
Ellis385.0 years
Taylor389.7 years
Knoot384.6 years
Knight376.3 years
Hardeman384.0 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (45%)
  • Electricity (33%)
  • Wood (11%)
  • Utility gas (9%)

Rose Hill compared to Iowa state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic 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 significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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