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Rosenberg is a city in Fort Bend County, in the Houston-Baytown metro area.
The community was named for Henry Rosenberg, banker and railroad president
The latitude of Rosenberg is 29.556N. The longitude is -95.808W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 105 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 27,808.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Rosenberg demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Fort Bend County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Houston area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 77417 ZIP code.
10% of Rosenberg residents report German ancestry, and 5% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Rosenberg ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Rosenberg was $14,814, compared with $21,587 nationally.
11% of Rosenberg residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Rosenberg, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $437. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $875.
Newspapers in Rosenberg include Rosenberg Herald Coaster
TV stations in Rosenberg include KXLN.
Fort Bend County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Rosenberg political report.
The average commute time for Rosenberg workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 10 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Rosenberg between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 4.2 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was slightly higher than the national norm.
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