Rosenberg, TX Demographics


Population (year 2000): 24,043. Estimated population in July 2005: 30,322 (+26.1% change)
Males: 11,939 (49.7%), Females: 12,104 (50.3%)

Fort Bend County

Zip code: 77471

Median resident age: 30.2 years
Median household income: $35,510 (year 2000)
Median house value: $67,900 (year 2000)

Races in Rosenberg:

  • Hispanic (55.0%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (35.4%)
  • Other race (22.2%)
  • Black (8.5%)
  • Two or more races (2.8%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (9.3%), Czech (5.4%), Irish (5.2%), United States (4.0%), English (3.4%), Polish (2.3%).

Land area: 21.2 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Rosenberg

  • High school or higher: 61.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 10.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.1%
  • Unemployed: 6.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 27.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rosenberg city

  • Never married: 26.3%
  • Now married: 54.4%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 10.2%

16.2% Foreign born (15.0% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +3,061 (+14.6%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Rosenberg:

  • POLLY RYON HOSP AUTHORITY (about 5 miles; RICHMOND, TX)
  • METHODIST SUGAR LAND HOSPITAL (about 13 miles; SUGAR LAND, TX)
  • MEMORIAL HERMANN KATY HOSPITAL (about 15 miles; KATY, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Rosenberg:

  • WILLIAM P HOBBY (about 38 miles; HOUSTON, TX; ID: HOU)
  • BRAZORIA COUNTY (about 40 miles; ANGLETON/LAKE JACKSON, TX; ID: LBX)
  • GEORGE BUSH INTERCONTINENTAL ARPT/HOUSTON (about 44 miles; HOUSTON, TX; ID: IAH)
Other public-use airports nearest to Rosenberg:

  • LANE AIRPARK (about 4 miles; ROSENBERG, TX; ID: T54)
  • HAPPY LANDINGS (about 5 miles; HOUSTON, TX; ID: 2H5)
  • WESTHEIMER AIR PARK (about 10 miles; HOUSTON, TX; ID: O07)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rosenberg:

  • HOUSTON BAPTIST UNIVERSITY (about 23 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,273)
  • WHARTON COUNTY JUNIOR COLLEGE (about 26 miles; WHARTON, TX; FT enrollment: 3,124)
  • RICE UNIVERSITY (about 29 miles; HOUSTON, TX; FT enrollment: 4,158)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ST THOMAS (about 32 miles; HOUSTON, TX; FT enrollment: 2,541)
  • HOUSTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE SYSTEM (about 33 miles; HOUSTON, TX; FT enrollment: 21,140)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER (about 33 miles; HOUSTON, TX; FT enrollment: 2,595)
  • UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON-UNIVERSITY PARK (about 33 miles; HOUSTON, TX; FT enrollment: 25,479)

Schools

Public high schools in Rosenberg:

  • LAMAR CONS H S (Students: 1,640; Location: 4606 MUSTANG AVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • B F TERRY H S (Students: 1,567; Location: 5500 AVE N; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high school in Rosenberg:

  • LIVING WATER CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 236; Location: 4808 AIRPORT RD; Grades: PK – 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Rosenberg:

  • LAMAR J H (Students: 1,027; Location: 4814 MUSTANG AVE; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • GEORGE J H (Students: 829; Location: 4601 AIRPORT RD; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • TRAVIS ELEMENTARY (Students: 707; Location: 2700 AVE K; Grades: PK – 05)
  • TAYLOR RAY ELEMENTARY (Students: 657; Location: 2611 AVE N; Grades: PK – 05)
  • BOWIE ELEMENTARY (Students: 541; Location: 2304 BAMORE RD; Grades: PK – 05)
  • J J WESSENDORFF MIDDLE (Students: 527; Location: 5201 MUSTANG AVE; Grades: 06 – 06)
  • JACKSON ELEMENTARY (Students: 454; Location: 301 THIRD ST; Grades: PK – 05)
  • NAVARRO MIDDLE (Students: 430; Location: 4700 AVE N; Grades: 06 – 06)
  • COMMUNITY CTR (Students: 28; Location: 1000 E STADIUM DR; Grades: PK – 12)
  • ALTERNATIVE LEARNING CENTER (Students: 26; Location: 1708 AVE M; Grades: 06 – 12)
Private primary/middle school in Rosenberg:

  • HOLY ROSARY SCHOOL (Students: 247; Location: 1408 JAMES ST; Grades: PK – 8)