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Rose Hill, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Rose Hill is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Duplin County at latitude 34.8262 and longitude -78.0259. Duplin County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 98 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of Rose Hill, but most people and references simply refer to it as Rose Hill, North Carolina.

The P1 Census Class Code for Rose Hill indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Rose Hill (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.44 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Rose Hill, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 1,814
Population in Households 1,804
Population in Familes 1,452
Population in Group Qrtrs 10
Population Density1 1,263
Diversity Index2 78


Total Households 742
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 482
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 841 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 440 (52.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 302 (35.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 99 (11.8%)
Median Home Value $116,495
Average Home Value $137,500


Median Household Income $26,600
Average Household Income $39,804
Per Capita Income $16,380
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 2.61% 1.96%
Households 2.79% 2.04%
Families 2.55% 1.96%
Median Household Income   2.35%
Per Capita Income   1.63%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Rose Hill, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rose Hill to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 332 55th
Population Density1 # 132 82nd
Diversity Index2 # 19 97th
Median Household Income # 683 8th
Per Capita Income # 623 16th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.