Rosedale is a medium-sized coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 19,781 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Rosedale is the 52nd largest community in Maryland.
Rosedale is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Rosedale is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Rosedale who work in office and administrative support (18.29%), sales jobs (9.35%), and healthcare (8.11%).
Also of interest is that Rosedale has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Rosedale is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.
In Rosedale, a lot of people use the bus to get to work every day though Rosedale is a relatively small town. Those that ride the bus are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.
The citizens of Rosedale are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 16.37% of adults in Rosedale have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Rosedale in 2010 was $26,568, which is lower middle income relative to Maryland, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $106,272 for a family of four. However, Rosedale contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Rosedale is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Rosedale home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Rosedale residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Rosedale include Irish, Polish, Italian, and English.
The most common language spoken in Rosedale is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.