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Rosa is a town in Blount County, in the Birmingham-Hoover metro area.
The community was named for Rosa Honey, friend of postmaster Ellis Bynum
The latitude of Rosa is 33.990N. The longitude is -86.513W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 620 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 328.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Rosa demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Blount County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Birmingham-Hoover area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 35121 ZIP code.
16% of Rosa residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Rosa ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Rosa was $17,042, compared with $21,587 nationally.
13% of Rosa residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Rosa, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $325. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $763.
Blount County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Rosa political report.
The average commute time for Rosa workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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