Rosewood Heights, IL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Rosewood Heights, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Rosewood Heights Census Designated Place had a population of 3,948 as of July 1, 2017. Rosewood Heights ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Rosewood Heights is located at latitude 38.8878 and longitude -90.0732 in Madison County. The formal boundaries for the Rosewood Heights Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.66 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Madison County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 548 feet.

The Rosewood Heights Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2393216) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Rosewood Heights Census Designated Place is located within Township of Wood River, a minor civil division (MCD) of Madison County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Rosewood Heights population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Rosewood Heights, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,948
Daytime Population: Workers 380
Daytime Population: Residents 2,006
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,386
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.60
Population in Households 3,932
Population in Familes 3,235
Population in Group Qrtrs 16
Population Density2 2,384
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $57,054
Average Household Income $68,411
Per Capita Income $28,458


Total Housing Units 1,759 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,299 (73.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 325 (18.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 134 ( 7.6%)
Median Home Value $123,619
Average Home Value $123,961


Total Households 1,625
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 1,126
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.31% -0.25%
Households -0.24% -0.19%
Families -0.64% -0.3%
Median Household Income   1.52%
Per Capita Income   2.51%

Rosewood Heights, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rosewood Heights to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 385 72nd
Population Density # 196 86th
Diversity Index # 729 47th
Median Household Income # 526 62nd
Per Capita Income # 529 61st

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