Rose Hill, VA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Rose Hill, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Rose Hill Census Designated Place had a population of 20,437 as of July 1, 2017. Rose Hill ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Virginia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Rose Hill is located at latitude 38.7869 and longitude -77.1088 in Fairfax County. The formal boundaries for the Rose Hill Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.55 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Fairfax County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 233 feet.

The Rose Hill Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389774) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Rose Hill 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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Rose Hill, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 20,437
Daytime Population: Workers 5,760
Daytime Population: Residents 9,459
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 15,219
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.74
Population in Households 20,403
Population in Familes 16,947
Population in Group Qrtrs 34
Population Density2 3,684
Diversity Index3 73


Median Household Income $110,949
Average Household Income $137,744
Per Capita Income $48,612


Total Housing Units 7,517 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,484 (73.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,729 (23.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 304 ( 4.0%)
Median Home Value $470,055
Average Home Value $513,070


Total Households 7,213
Average Household Size 2.83
Family Households 5,171
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 0.14% 0.48%
Households 0.07% 0.43%
Families 0.0% 0.36%
Median Household Income   1.21%
Per Capita Income   2.26%

Rose Hill, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rose Hill to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia 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 # 57 91st
Population Density # 65 89th
Diversity Index # 55 91st
Median Household Income # 62 90th
Per Capita Income # 66 89th

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