Rosewood Heights, Illinois

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Rosewood Heights
Rosewood Heights is located in Illinois
Rosewood Heights
Rosewood Heights
Location of Rosewood Heights within Illinois
Coordinates: 38°53′29″N 90°4′19″W / 38.89139°N 90.07194°W / 38.89139; -90.07194Coordinates: 38°53′29″N 90°4′19″W / 38.89139°N 90.07194°W / 38.89139; -90.07194
CountryUnited States
 • Total2.1 sq mi (5 km2)
 • Land2.1 sq mi (5 km2)
 • Total4,038
 • Density1,900/sq mi (740/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)

Rosewood Heights is a census-designated place (CDP) in Madison County, Illinois, United States. The population was 4,038 at the 2010 census.[1]


Rosewood Heights is located at 38°53′29″N 90°4′19″W / 38.89139°N 90.07194°W / 38.89139; -90.07194 (38.891414, -90.071813).[2]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 2.1 square miles (5.4 km2), all land.


As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 4,262 people, 1,688 households, and 1,299 families residing in the CDP; the population density was 1,988.0 people per square mile (769.0/km²). There were 1,754 housing units at an average density of 818.1/sq mi (316.5/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 98.78% White, 0.12% African American, 0.23% Native American, 0.21% Asian, 0.21% from other races, and 0.45% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.82% of the population.

There were 1,688 households out of which 29.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.5% were married couples living together, 9.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.0% were non-families. 20.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.52 and the average family size was 2.88.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 22.2% under the age of 18, 7.6% from 18 to 24, 26.1% from 25 to 44, 26.0% from 45 to 64, and 18.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females, there were 90.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.5 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $46,701, and the median income for a family was $53,365. Males had a median income of $44,111 versus $28,176 for females; the per capita income for the CDP was $20,527. About 7.2% of families and 7.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.4% of those under age 18 and 3.2% of those age 65 or over.


  1. ^ "American FactFinder". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 17 March 2011.
  2. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  3. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.