Rosedale, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Rosedale, California - Basic Facts

The Rosedale Census Designated Place had a population of 17,084 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Rosedale is located at latitude 35.3887 and longitude -119.2054 in Kern County. The formal boundaries for the Rosedale Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 29.52 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Kern County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 364 feet.

The Rosedale Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2409211) 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.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Rosedale Census Designated Place is located within Rosedale CCD of Kern County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Rosedale 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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Rosedale, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 17,084
Daytime Population: Workers 3,902
Daytime Population: Residents 9,060
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 12,962
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.76
Population in Households 17,074
Population in Familes 15,621
Population in Group Qrtrs 10
Population Density2 579
Diversity Index3 65


Median Household Income $105,556
Average Household Income $139,281
Per Capita Income $44,283


Total Housing Units 5,666 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,735 (83.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 759 (13.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 172 ( 3.0%)
Median Home Value $441,579
Average Home Value $484,161


Total Households 5,494
Average Household Size 3.11
Family Households 4,663
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 2.73% 2.07%
Households 2.59% 1.96%
Families 2.55% 1.95%
Median Household Income   2.52%
Per Capita Income   2.77%

Rosedale, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rosedale to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California 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 # 379 75th
Population Density # 905 40th
Diversity Index # 736 52nd
Median Household Income # 147 90th
Per Capita Income # 308 80th

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