Rosenberg

Population: 34,908Median home value: $119,500 80 Ranks better than 94% of areas
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D+ Rosenberg Amenities Some amenities close to this location
B Rosenberg Cost of Living Cost of living is 1% lower than Texas
Rosenberg
8911% less expensive than the US average
Texas
919% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Rosenberg cost of living
B- Rosenberg Crime Total crime is 40% lower than Texas
Total crime
1,80334% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 5634% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-5%Year over year crime is down
Rosenberg crime
D+ Rosenberg Employment Household income is 14% lower than Texas
Median household income
$47,19415% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$20,98430% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
3%26% lower than the US average
Rosenberg employment
A Rosenberg Housing Home value is 16% lower than Texas
Median home value
$119,50035% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$9351% lower than the US average
Home ownership
52%18% lower than the US average
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B+ Rosenberg Schools HS graduation rate is 11% lower than Texas
High school grad. rates
69%17% lower than the US average
School test scores
75%52% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
13:118% lower than the US average
Rosenberg K-12 schools

Living in Rosenberg, TX

Located in the state of Texas, Rosenberg is a medium-sized city with a population of 34,908 people. The majority of Rosenberg residents report their race to be White; this is followed by Black and Asian. Additionally, more than a quarter of the population of Rosenberg are of Hispanic or Latino origin, and 39% of the population also speak Spanish. Rosenberg tends to attract a younger crowd, as the median age of 32 is far below the national average.

Whether you’re moving to a new town to be closer to family, friends or for a new job, living in Rosenberg could be a positive experience compared to other cities in Texas if you know where to search. The best areas in Rosenberg and in surrounding cities are easier to find when you are able to make informed decisions. Using data from amenities, cost of living, education, you will see a detailed breakdown of the most important information as well as comparisons to the Texas and national averages.

Rosenberg, TX receives 80 out of 100 for its livability score; this results in a ranking of #365 in Texas and #1,641 in the USA. Compared to the US average, Rosenberg ranks among some of the best places to live in the country! Rosenberg has also earned the rare honor of ranking in the top 10 percentile among all cities. There are seven total categories that generate the livability score. Rosenberg ranks well for crime (B), cost of living (B), weather (A-), education (B+) and housing (A).

Knowing that the Rosenberg schools rank highly for test scores plays an important factor in deciding if this area is the right place to live. The average school test scores are 75%, which is far higher than the national average.

Based on multiple factors including: median home and rental prices, appreciation rates and home affordability, Rosenberg has received high marks in the housing category. Based on these calculations, the apartment rental and real estate market appears to be very healthy.

Certain items on your wish list like shopping, restaurants, nightlife and proximity to public transportation are all important factors to search for. Having said that, perhaps the most important metric to consider when contemplating a move to Rosenberg is real estate affordability. Median real estate prices in Rosenberg come in at $119,500, which is 16.3% lower than the Texas average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In Rosenberg, the home price to income ratio is 2.5, which is 3.8% lower than the Texas 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 Rosenberg were 2.4%, and the 5 year appreciation rates came in at 10%.

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Compare Rosenberg, TX Livability To Other Cities

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Living in Rosenberg, Texas is very country, quiet and peaceful. The people are very nice and it's not uncommon to see neighbors helping each other out. The best part about Rosenberg is that we are not that far from Houston, which has more activities, shopping, and restaurants.

I enjoy taking my nieces and nephews to Paint Until You Faint in Richmond which is about 5 miles away. It's a perfect place to bring friends or family even if you don't enjoy painting. We have several museums that history buffs might find fun including the Cowboy and the railroad museums.

There's not much shopping in Rosenburg unless you like small unique boutique shops. I usually travel to Sugarland or Houston once a month to shop. We have typical restaurants including Mexican, BBQ, Indian and Pizza. If you love the country, having friendly neighbors, low crime and a great place to raise kids, then Rosenburg is a perfect place. Although we don't have everything, we are easily accessible to bigger cities.
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