Roseland, California

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Roseland
census-designated place
Location in Sonoma County and the state of California
Location in Sonoma County and the state of California
Coordinates: 38°25′20″N 122°43′41″W / 38.42222°N 122.72806°W / 38.42222; -122.72806Coordinates: 38°25′20″N 122°43′41″W / 38.42222°N 122.72806°W / 38.42222; -122.72806[1]
Country  United States
State  California
County Sonoma
Area[2]
 • Total 0.940 sq mi (2.435 km2)
 • Land 0.940 sq mi (2.435 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation[1] 135 ft (41 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 6,325
 • Density 6,700/sq mi (2,600/km2)
Time zone PST (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 95407
Area code(s) 707
FIPS code 06-62868
GNIS feature ID 1799481

Roseland is a census-designated place (CDP) in Sonoma County, California, United States. It is located southwest of Santa Rosa. As of the 2010 census, the population was 6,325.

Located just south of Santa Rosa, the area served as an entry point for immigrants and refugees. The Roseland Elementary School District claims to serve one of the most diverse student populations in the county.[3]

Geography[edit]

It covers an area of 0.94 sq mi (2.4 km2), all of which is land. At the 2000 census, it covered an area of 1.06 sq mi (2.7 km2), all of which was land.

Demographics[edit]

2010[edit]

The 2010 United States Census[4] reported that Roseland had a population of 6,325. The population density was 6,726.5 people per square mile (2,597.1/km²). The racial makeup of Roseland was 3,235 (51.1%) White, 130 (2.1%) African American, 224 (3.5%) Native American (1.6% Pomo), 276 (4.4%) Asian (1.0% Laotian, 1.0% Filipino, 0.7% Cambodian, 0.6% Vietnamese, 0.2% Chinese, 0.2% Indian, 0.1% Korean), 15 (0.2%) Pacific Islander (0.2% Samoan), 2,078 (32.9%) from other races, and 367 (5.8%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3,773 persons (59.7%); 53.6% of Roseland is Mexican, 1.6% Salvadoran, 0.7% Guatemalan, 0.4% Puerto Rican, and 0.3% Nicaraguan.

The Census reported that 98.9% of the population lived in households and 1.1% lived in non-institutionalized group quarters.

There were 1,724 households, out of which 853 (49.5%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 804 (46.6%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 276 (16.0%) had a female householder with no husband present, 172 (10.0%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 188 (10.9%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 20 (1.2%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 309 households (17.9%) were made up of individuals and 103 (6.0%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.63. There were 1,252 families (72.6% of all households); the average family size was 3.97.

The population was spread out with 1,825 people (28.9%) under the age of 18, 758 people (12.0%) aged 18 to 24, 1,895 people (30.0%) aged 25 to 44, 1,416 people (22.4%) aged 45 to 64, and 431 people (6.8%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 30.2 years. For every 100 females there were 111.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 113.8 males.

There were 1,824 housing units at an average density of 1,939.8 per square mile (749.0/km²), of which 50.8% were owner-occupied and 49.2% were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 1.4%; the rental vacancy rate was 3.0%. 44.6% of the population lived in owner-occupied housing units and 54.3% lived in rental housing units.

2000[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 6,369 people, 1,847 households, and 1,348 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 6,033/sq mi (2,320/km²). There were 1,887 housing units at an average density of 1,787/sq mi (687/km²). As of 2000,[5] the racial makeup of the CDP was 57.65% White, 43.22% Latino, 2.68% African American, 2.65% Native American, 5.29% Asian, 0.50% Pacific Islander, 25.15% from other races, and 6.06% from two or more races.

There were 1,847 households out of which 44.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.0% were married couples living together, 17.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.0% were non-families. 19.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.36 and the average family size was 3.76.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 31.6% under the age of 18, 10.8% from 18 to 24, 32.8% from 25 to 44, 17.5% from 45 to 64, and 7.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 30 years. For every 100 females there were 96.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.6 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $45,955, and the median income for a family was $46,799. Males had a median income of $31,000 versus $26,449 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $14,577. About 11.8% of families and 17.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 20.7% of those under age 18 and 16.4% of those age 65 or over.

Politics[edit]

In the state legislature Roseland is located in the 2nd Senate District, represented by Democrat Noreen Evans, and in the 7th Assembly District, represented by Democrat Michael Allen.

Federally, Roseland is in California's 5th congressional district, represented by Democrat Mike Thompson.[6]

Crime[edit]

The crime rate in Roseland is relatively high. Roseland is known as an active gang territory by the Santa Rosa Police Department, Sonoma County Sheriff and California Highway Patrol, all of whom share Roseland as a jurisdiction. A special task force was created in order to help prevent gang-related crimes. Local authorities are hoping for a drop in crime rate with more patrols and quicker responses to calls by local law enforcements.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Roseland". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ U.S. Census
  3. ^ "Roseland School District". Retrieved 2008-01-07. 
  4. ^ All data are derived from the United States Census Bureau reports from the 2010 United States Census, and are accessible on-line here. The data on unmarried partnerships and same-sex married couples are from the Census report DEC_10_SF1_PCT15. All other housing and population data are from Census report DEC_10_DP_DPDP1. Both reports are viewable online or downloadable in a zip file containing a comma-delimited data file. The area data, from which densities are calculated, are available on-line here. Percentage totals may not add to 100% due to rounding. The Census Bureau defines families as a household containing one or more people related to the householder by birth, opposite-sex marriage, or adoption. People living in group quarters are tabulated by the Census Bureau as neither owners nor renters. For further details, see the text files accompanying the data files containing the Census reports mentioned above.
  5. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ "California's 5th Congressional District - Representatives & District Map". Civic Impulse, LLC. Retrieved March 3, 2013.