Rosedale, Louisiana

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Village of Rosedale
Village
Location of Rosedale in Iberville Parish, Louisiana.
Location of Rosedale in Iberville Parish, Louisiana.
Location of Louisiana in the United States
Location of Louisiana in the United States
Coordinates: 30°26′24″N 91°27′42″W / 30.44000°N 91.46167°W / 30.44000; -91.46167Coordinates: 30°26′24″N 91°27′42″W / 30.44000°N 91.46167°W / 30.44000; -91.46167
Country United States
State Louisiana
Parish Iberville
Government
 • Mayor Lawrence "Football" Badeaux, Sr. (elected 2012)
Area[1]
 • Total 7.78 sq mi (20.15 km2)
 • Land 7.78 sq mi (20.15 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation 20 ft (6 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 793
 • Estimate (2016)[2] 774
 • Density 99.49/sq mi (38.41/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 225
FIPS code 22-66060

Rosedale is a village in Iberville Parish, Louisiana, United States. The population was 753 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Baton Rouge Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography[edit]

Rosedale is located at 30°26′24″N 91°27′42″W / 30.44000°N 91.46167°W / 30.44000; -91.46167 (30.439929, -91.461588).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 7.8 square miles (20.2 km²), all land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1960 674
1970 621 −7.9%
1980 658 6.0%
1990 807 22.6%
2000 753 −6.7%
2010 793 5.3%
Est. 2016 774 [2] −2.4%
U.S. Decennial Census[4]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 753 people, 264 households, and 195 families residing in the village. The population density was 96.7 inhabitants per square mile (37.4/km²). There were 296 housing units at an average density of 38.0 per square mile (14.7/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 51.79% White, 46.22% African American, 1.73% Asian, and 0.27% from two or more races.

There were 264 households out of which 36.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.5% were married couples living together, 18.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.1% were non-families. 22.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.85 and the average family size was 3.40.

In the village, the population was spread out with 29.1% under the age of 18, 10.1% from 18 to 24, 28.6% from 25 to 44, 19.0% from 45 to 64, and 13.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 101.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.5 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $36,000, and the median income for a family was $39,750. Males had a median income of $30,417 versus $20,568 for females. The per capita income for the village was $12,953. About 15.9% of families and 16.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.7% of those under age 18 and 26.2% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

Residents are served by the Iberville Parish School Board. Residents are zoned to North Iberville Elementary School and Plaquemine High School. North Iberville Elementary and High School previously served the community, but North Iberville High School closed in 2009 despite a parental movement to keep the school open. Parents criticized the rezoned to Plaquemine High because of the long distances involved.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jul 2, 2017. 
  2. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017. 
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  4. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  5. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ Jones, Terry L. (2015-08-01). "Parents who waged unsuccessful fight to keep North Iberville High open file application to start new charter school". The Advocate. Retrieved 2016-12-04. 

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