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A+ Rose Hill Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
F Rose Hill Cost of Living Cost of living is 35% higher than Virginia
Rose Hill
14545% more expensive than the US average
Virginia
1088% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Rose Hill cost of living
A+ Rose Hill Crime Total crime is 58% lower than Virginia
Total crime
84070% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 11970% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-8%Year over year crime is down
Rose Hill crime
A- Rose Hill Employment Household income is 74% higher than Virginia
Median household income
$114,872108% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$48,19862% higher than the US average
Unemployment rate
3%26% lower than the US average
Rose Hill employment
F Rose Hill Housing Home value is 83% higher than Virginia
Median home value
$455,200146% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$1,79990% higher than the US average
Home ownership
78%23% higher than the US average
Rose Hill real estate or Rose Hill rentals
A+ Rose Hill Schools HS graduation rate is 5% higher than Virginia
High school grad. rates
89%7% higher than the US average
School test scores
75%52% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
10:138% lower than the US average
Rose Hill K-12 schools

Living in Rose Hill, VA

Rose Hill is a moderately-sized city located in the state of Virginia. The city has a population of 20,968 inhabitants. With a population density of 3,731 people per square mile, Rose Hill is well above the nation's average density level. 82% of the people in Rose Hill (over the age of 15) are married and 53% have kids under the age of eighteen. Knowing that, it’s safe to say that this area could be a great place for other families to lay down roots.

Without the right tools, relocating to any new city can be very stressful and challenging. Living in Rose Hill, Virginia could be a positive experience for anyone who puts in the effort to do the research required. To help you find the best places to live in and around Rose Hill, AreaVibes has created a livability score using key metrics like amenities, crime, weather, education, housing and more.

Rose Hill has a livability score of 77/100 and is ranked #97 in Virginia and #3,371 in the USA. Pack your bags! This is a very high score in comparison to other US cities. Living in Rose Hill could be a great choice! There are seven total categories that generate the livability score. Rose Hill ranks well for amenities (A+), crime (A+), education (A+) and employment (A-). There is at least one category that does not have great scores in Rose Hill. The following was graded with a discouraging score: cost of living (F) and housing (F).

Conveniently located amenities and interesting attractions are a great way to continuously enjoy Rose Hill on a regular basis. Knowing that there are an abundance of amenities and things to do can ensure that you always have access to nearby grocery stores, restaurants and coffee shops.

School test scores can be an important metric in deciding if the local area schools can provide a solid educational system for children. The schools in Rose Hill have a test score average of 75%, which is well above the US average.

Being close to public transportation, grocery stores, parks and other conveniences are all important when weighing your options for a new home in Rose Hill. Before you determine if any of these amenities are available in the area, you will also want to know if the real estate prices in Rose Hill are affordable. The median home price for Rose Hill homes is $455,200, which is 83.3% higher than the Virginia average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in Rose Hill, we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 4, which is 5.3% higher than the Virginia average. Purchasing your new home can come with many financial benefits, some of which are more lucrative than others. Perhaps the most notable benefit could be the appreciation of your new home. Home appreciation rates are a good way to generate tax-free equity on a long term basis. The year over year appreciation rates in Rose Hill were 2.7%, and the 5 year appreciation rates came in at 2.9%.

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Compare Rose Hill, VA Livability To Other Cities

Best Neighborhoods In & Around Rose Hill, VA

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Westover Village, Arlington836.82,179
Williamsburg, Arlington818.32,968
Rock Spring, Arlington818.73,223
Lyon Village, Arlington817.23,541
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Arlington-East Falls, Arlington817.65,637
Lyon Park, Arlington816.45,521
Madison Manor, Arlington816.71,579
Bluemont, Arlington806.37,049

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PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
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Merrifield, VA839.217,000
Cascades, VA8223.412,205
Neabsco, VA8215.317,038
Friendship Heights Village, MD8212.24,730
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Rose Hill, Va - Great for Raising Kids

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Absolute positive experiences for me living in Rose Hill, Va. One of the better cities to raise kids. Entails an incredible school system, low crime and an excellent employment rate.

Compared to other cities I've lived in throughout Virginia, Rose Hill is far greater when it comes to crime prevention. The property crime rate in the city is over 100% better than the average percentage in all of Virginia, and I can believe it. I personally appreciate feeling safe walking with my kids down the street and them playing with their friends on the outside. I appreciate the credible statistics that reveals that overall crime is 68% lower than national average. Also, I appreciate the fact that the teacher to student ratio is 10:1 versus the national average of 16:1. And the fact that the average national test scores are 53% lower than Rose Hill, says that these teachers actually have a handle on their students and that's exactly what I want coming from my kid's school.

I love the average summer temperatures of 75 degrees. The parks are plentiful, somewhere that I like spending a lot of time at with the family. I personally like visiting the Mount Eagle Park, it entails a large clean area for having a huge cookout for kids to run in fun, engaging in tons of sports and activities in the process. The best areas to live near Rose Vill, Va are Claremont, Arlington; Lyon Village, Arlington and Arlington Ridge, Arlington. Rose Hill, Va is just 30 minutes outside of Washington, D.C.
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Source: The Rose Hill, VA data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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