Rosedale is a very small city located in the state of Mississippi. With a population of 1,552 people and just one neighborhood, Rosedale is the 146th largest community in Mississippi.
Rosedale is a blue-collar town, with 44.69% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Rosedale is a city of transportation and shipping workers, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Rosedale who work in office and administrative support (21.68%), maintenance occupations (7.74%), and teaching (6.86%).
Being a small city, Rosedale does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The rate of college-level education in Rosedale is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 11.33% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in Rosedale in 2018 was $13,081, which is low income relative to Mississippi and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $52,324 for a family of four. However, Rosedale contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Rosedale also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 52.74% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Rosedale is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. 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 Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Rosedale include French, Irish, German, Italian, and Haitian.
The most common language spoken in Rosedale is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.
The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.
One of the unique characteristics of the neighborhood revealed by analysis is that the per capita income of residents here is lower than that found in 99.1% of the neighborhoods in America. Also of note, 67.2% of the children in this area live in poverty; an extraordinarily high percentage compared to other neighborhoods in the nation. In a nation where approximately one in four children grows up in poverty, this neighborhood stands out for the depth of the problem manifested here.
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research identifies the neighborhood as having one of the highest concentrations of people employed in manufacturing or as laborers of any neighborhood in America. In fact, despite the loss of manufacturing jobs nationally, this neighborhood has 46.8% of its working residents employed in such fields, which is a higher proportion than 97.9% of American neighborhoods.
Uncrowded roads, rural America and space to be the individual you are. If you like these characteristics, this neighborhood may fit you. With just 23 residents per square mile, is less crowded than 94.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Rosedale are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 99.1% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 67.2% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 98.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.
The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.
In the neighborhood, 46.8% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations, with 21.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (15.3%), and 14.7% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 99.3% of households.
Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.
In the neighborhood in Rosedale, MS, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as French (0.9%).
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (44.0% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (83.5%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also hop out the door and walk to work to get to work (10.4%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.