Rose Hill, NC Profile: Facts & Data


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Rose Hill, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Rose Hill had a population of 1,770 as of July 1, 2018. Rose Hill ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Rose Hill is located at latitude 34.8282 and longitude -78.023 in Duplin County. 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. Duplin County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 98 feet.

The Town of Rose Hill (GNIS ID: 2407244) 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 Rose Hill is located within Township of Rose Hill, a minor civil division (MCD) of Duplin County.

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Rose Hill, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,770
Population in Households 1,764
Population in Familes 1,423
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density2 1,233
Diversity Index3 78


Median Household Income $28,832
Average Household Income $42,608
Per Capita Income $17,478


Total Housing Units 824 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 439 (53.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 278 (33.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 106 (12.9%)
Median Home Value $85,417
Average Home Value $101,875


Total Households 718
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 465
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.03% 0.71%
Households 1.03% 0.69%
Families 0.87% 0.6%
Median Household Income   3.52%
Per Capita Income   2.68%

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, 2018 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 # 340 54th
Population Density # 157 79th
Diversity Index # 24 97th
Median Household Income # 680 8th
Per Capita Income # 660 11th

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