South Rosemary, NC Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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South Rosemary, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The South Rosemary Census Designated Place had a population of 2,708 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for South Rosemary is located at latitude 36.4534 and longitude -77.7134 in Halifax County. The formal boundaries for the South Rosemary Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.12 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Halifax County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 223 feet.

The South Rosemary Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402876) 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 South Rosemary Census Designated Place is located within Township of Roanoke Rapids, a minor civil division (MCD) of Halifax County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with South Rosemary 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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South Rosemary, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,708
Daytime Population: Workers 232
Daytime Population: Residents 1,744
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,976
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.73
Population in Households 2,707
Population in Familes 2,149
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 443
Diversity Index3 55


Median Household Income $30,027
Average Household Income $46,079
Per Capita Income $19,726


Total Housing Units 1,346 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 720 (53.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 443 (32.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 183 (13.6%)
Median Home Value $73,491
Average Home Value $95,700


Total Households 1,163
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 737
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 -0.63% -0.83%
Households -0.42% -0.75%
Families -0.51% -0.88%
Median Household Income   1.31%
Per Capita Income   2.71%

South Rosemary, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares South Rosemary 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 # 269 64th
Population Density # 477 36th
Diversity Index # 275 63rd
Median Household Income # 642 13th
Per Capita Income # 530 28th

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