Rosman, NC Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Rosman, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Rosman had a population of 581 as of July 1, 2017. Rosman ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in North Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Rosman is located at latitude 35.1458 and longitude -82.8202 in Transylvania County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Rosman (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.55 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Transylvania County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 2,201 feet.

The Town of Rosman (GNIS ID: 2407248) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Rosman is located within Township of Catheys Creek, a minor civil division (MCD) of Transylvania County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Rosman: Eastatoe, Estatoe, Toxaway.

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Rosman, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 581
Daytime Population: Workers 233
Daytime Population: Residents 334
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 567
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.98
Population in Households 581
Population in Familes 481
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,064
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $43,937
Average Household Income $57,286
Per Capita Income $23,898


Total Housing Units 275 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 172 (62.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 61 (22.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 42 (15.3%)
Median Home Value $123,611
Average Home Value $149,273


Total Households 233
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 162
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 0.12% 0.27%
Households 0.18% 0.26%
Families 1.07% 0.25%
Median Household Income   2.51%
Per Capita Income   3.01%

Rosman, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rosman to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina 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 # 535 28th
Population Density # 203 73rd
Diversity Index # 691 6th
Median Household Income # 304 59th
Per Capita Income # 308 58th

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