South Rosemary, NC Profile: Facts & Data


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South Rosemary, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The South Rosemary Census Designated Place had a population of 2,701 as of July 1, 2018.

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.

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South Rosemary, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,701
Population in Households 2,700
Population in Familes 2,156
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 441
Diversity Index3 54


Median Household Income $33,092
Average Household Income $47,727
Per Capita Income $20,275


Total Housing Units 1,347 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 741 (55.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 410 (30.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 196 (14.6%)
Median Home Value $77,507
Average Home Value $103,041


Total Households 1,151
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 729
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 -0.59% -0.84%
Households -0.49% -0.78%
Families -0.58% -0.87%
Median Household Income   1.17%
Per Capita Income   1.41%

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, 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 # 270 64th
Population Density # 484 35th
Diversity Index # 290 61st
Median Household Income # 612 17th
Per Capita Income # 537 27th

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