Rosedale, Washington

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Population in 2010: 4,044.
Males: 1,484  (36.7%)
Females: 2,560  (63.3%)
Median resident age:  40.1 years
Washington median age:  37.7 years
Estimated median household income in 2016: $64,434
Rosedale:

$64,434
WA:

$67,106

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $31,783

Rosedale CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $271,300
Rosedale:

$271,300
WA:

$306,400

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $566,350; Detached houses: $577,884; Townhouses or other attached units: $373,402; Mobile homes: $435,372

Median gross rent in 2016: $1,878.

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  • Races in Rosedale, WA (2016)

    Rosedale races chart
    • 3,87279.4%White alone
    • 55611.4%Two or more races
    • 2124.3%Hispanic
    • 1082.2%Asian alone
    • 781.6%Black alone
    • 551.1%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Rosedale: 112.8 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (12.1%), Irish (7.5%), European (6.3%), English (5.1%), American (4.7%), Norwegian (4.0%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 35 feet

For population 25 years and over in Rosedale:

  • High school or higher: 91.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 35.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rosedale CDP:

  • Never married: 27.9%
  • Now married: 50.5%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 5.0%
  • Divorced: 15.4%

264 residents are foreign born (2.0% Latin America, 1.4% Europe, 0.8% North America).

This place:

5.4%
Washington:

13.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $4,447 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $4,894 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tacoma, WA (11.0 miles , pop. 193,556).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Seattle, WA (25.2 miles , pop. 563,374).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (942.8 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Raft Island, WA (0.9 miles ), Gig Harbor Peninsula, WA (1.4 miles ), Artondale, WA (1.6 miles ), Gig Harbor, WA (1.7 miles ), Wauna, WA (1.8 miles ), Purdy, WA (2.0 miles ), Canterwood, WA (2.1 miles ), Stansberry Lake, WA (2.1 miles ).

Latitude: 47.33 N, Longitude: 122.65 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 253

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

5.7%
Washington:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (15%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (19%)
  • Transportation occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (5%)
  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (15%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (13%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)

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

Earthquake activity:

Rosedale-area historical earthquake activity is near Washington state average. It is 151% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 9.1 miles away from the city center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.5 MB, 6.6 MS, 6.8 MW, Depth: 32.2 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 17.0 miles away from Rosedale center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK) earthquake occurred 14.9 miles away from the city center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 7/3/1999 at 01:43:54, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.3 ME, Depth: 25.2 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 33.2 miles away from the city center
On 5/3/1996 at 04:04:22, a magnitude 5.5 (5.2 MB, 5.3 MD, 5.5 ML, Depth: 2.5 mi) earthquake occurred 54.8 miles away from Rosedale center
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 480.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), energy magnitude (ME), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Pierce County (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 19
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 10, Mudslides: 5, Landslides: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Earthquakes: 2, Heavy Rains: 2, Winds: 2, Hurricane: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Rosedale:

  • ST ANTHONY HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 3 miles away; GIG HARBOR, WA)
  • MANOR CARE OF GIG HARBOR WA, LLC (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; GIG HARBOR, WA)
  • ST JOSEPH DIALYSIS CENTER GIG HARBOR (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; GIG HARBOR, WA)
  • COTTESMORE OF LIFE CARE (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; GIG HARBOR, WA)
  • HIGHLANDS DEMENTIA CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; TACOMA, WA)
  • HIGHLANDS,THE (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; TACOMA, WA)
  • BEL AIR REHAB AND SPECIALTY CARE (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; TACOMA, WA)

Amtrak station near Rosedale:

  • 13 miles: TACOMA (1001 PUYALLUP AVE.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rosedale:

  • Tacoma Community College (about 9 miles; Tacoma, WA; Full-time enrollment: 6,622)
  • University of Puget Sound (about 10 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 2,788)
  • Bates Technical College (about 12 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 4,929)
  • Pierce College at Fort Steilacoom (about 12 miles; Lakewood, WA; FT enrollment: 5,228)
  • University of Washington-Tacoma Campus (about 12 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 3,788)
  • Clover Park Technical College (about 14 miles; Lakewood, WA; FT enrollment: 4,185)
  • Pacific Lutheran University (about 17 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 3,548)

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Notable locations in Rosedale: Pierce County Fire District 5 / Gig Harbor Fire and Medic One Station 5 - 0 Headquarters / Training (A), Pierce County Fire Protection District 5 / Gig Harbor Fire and Medic One Station 5 - 8 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Rosedale: Rosedale Reformed Bible Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Pierce 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 2013 was 92.3. This is worse than average.

City:

92.3
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.242. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.242
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2005 was 18.3. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.3
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.874. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.874
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 17.4. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 10.9. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.9
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 7.65. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 13.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.65
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 0.00481. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00481
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 10.4%
(5.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 69.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 69.2% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.6 people
Washington:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  77.1%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.1%
Whole state:  7.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
827 people in state prisons in 2010

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.7
Washington average:

11.4

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012 2016

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Rosedale CDP (based on Pierce County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant121,041365
Catholic69,55826
Other49,446109
Mainline Protestant34,906123
Black Protestant4,81717
Orthodox6054
None514,852-
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: 132
Pierce County:

1.71 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 13
This county:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 105
Pierce County:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 152
Pierce County:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 511
Here:

6.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.26 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.4%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Pierce County:

29.3%
Washington:

25.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.1%
State:

13.9%

7.61% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,665 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.61%
Washington average:

6.54%

0.32% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,324 average AGI)
Pierce County:

0.32%
Washington average:

0.14%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from King County, WA  1.88% ($41,813 average AGI)
from Thurston County, WA  0.46% ($38,725)
from Kitsap County, WA  0.24% ($38,774)


7.25% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,698 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.25%
Washington average:

6.20%

0.24% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,251 average AGI)
Pierce County:

0.24%
Washington average:

0.14%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to King County, WA  1.95% ($40,149 average AGI)
to Thurston County, WA  0.48% ($38,385)
to Kitsap County, WA  0.20% ($41,032)

Strongest AM radio stations in Rosedale:

  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KGNW (820 AM; 50 kW; BURIEN-SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KTTH (770 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KYCW (1090 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KOMO (1000 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KJR (950 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA)
  • KKOL (1300 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KIXI (880 AM; 50 kW; MERCER ISLAND/SEATTL, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO, INC.)
  • KNWX (1210 AM; 28 kW; AUBURN-FEDERAL WAY, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KHHO (850 AM; 10 kW; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ACKERLEY MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KVI (570 AM; 5 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KKMO (1360 AM; 5 kW; TACOMA, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KMAS (1030 AM; 10 kW; SHELTON, WA; Owner: SOUND BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Rosedale:

  • K205DD (88.9 FM; BREMERTON, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KQBZ (100.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KMTT (103.7 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KNDD (107.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KISW (99.9 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KYPT (96.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KBSG-FM (97.3 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KBKS (106.1 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KING-FM (98.1 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: CLASSIC RADIO, INC.)
  • KLSY-FM (92.5 FM; BELLEVUE, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO INC.)
  • KPLU-FM (88.5 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: PACIFIC LUTHERAN UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • KWJZ (98.9 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ORCA RADIO, INC.)
  • KZOK-FM (102.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KMPS-FM (94.1 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KBTC-FM (91.7 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: BATES TECHNICAL COLLEGE)
  • KRWM (106.9 FM; BREMERTON, WA; Owner: SEASCAPE RADIO, INC.)
  • K201EX (88.1 FM; GREENWATER, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KJR-FM (95.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ACKERLEY MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KUBE (93.3 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ACKERLEY MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KPLZ-FM (101.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE RADIO, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Rosedale:

  • KBTC-TV (Channel 28; TACOMA, WA; Owner: BATES TECHNICAL COLLEGE)
  • KCPQ (Channel 13; TACOMA, WA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION NORTHWEST, INC.)
  • KING-TV (Channel 5; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: KING BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSTW (Channel 11; TACOMA, WA; Owner: UPN TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • K58DP (Channel 58; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KTWB-TV (Channel 22; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KOMO-TV (Channel 4; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE TV, L.L.C.)
  • KIRO-TV (Channel 7; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: KIRO-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KCTS-TV (Channel 9; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: KCTS TELEVISION)
  • KHCV (Channel 45; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: NORTH PACIFIC INTERNATIONAL TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KWPX (Channel 33; BELLEVUE, WA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • K57HB (Channel 57; EUREKA, CA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KONG-TV (Channel 16; EVERETT, WA; Owner: KONG-TV, INC.)
  • KWDK (Channel 56; TACOMA, WA; Owner: PUGET SOUND EDUCATIONAL TV, INC.)
  • KTBW-TV (Channel 20; TACOMA, WA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF WASHINGTON)
  • K68DL (Channel 68; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K67GJ (Channel 67; POINT PULLEY, ETC., WA; Owner: KIRO-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)

Rosedale compared to Washington state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.

Rosedale on our top lists:

  • #54 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of females"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant congregations"
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