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Rose Hill, Iowa
Location of Rose Hill, Iowa
Location of Rose Hill, Iowa
Coordinates: 41°19′17″N 92°27′47″W / 41.32139°N 92.46306°W / 41.32139; -92.46306Coordinates: 41°19′17″N 92°27′47″W / 41.32139°N 92.46306°W / 41.32139; -92.46306
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Mahaska
Area
 • Total 0.14 sq mi (0.35 km2)
 • Land 0.14 sq mi (0.35 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
814 ft (248 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 157
 • Density 1,161.8/sq mi (448.57/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
52586
Area code(s) 641
FIPS code 19-68700
GNIS feature ID 0460788

Rose Hill is a city in Mahaska County, Iowa, United States. The population was 157 at the time of the 2020 census.

Geography

Rose Hill is located at 41°19′17″N 92°27′47″W / 41.32139°N 92.46306°W / 41.32139; -92.46306 (41.321389, -92.462952).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.14 square miles (0.36 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical populations
Year Pop. ±%
1880 199 —    
1890 200 +0.5%
1900 253 +26.5%
1910 269 +6.3%
1920 260 −3.3%
1930 275 +5.8%
1940 269 −2.2%
1950 243 −9.7%
1960 223 −8.2%
1970 192 −13.9%
1980 214 +11.5%
1990 171 −20.1%
2000 205 +19.9%
2010 168 −18.0%
2020 157 −6.5%
Source: and Iowa Data Center
Source:
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 168 people, 72 households, and 47 families living in the city. The population density was 1,200.0 inhabitants per square mile (463.3/km2). There were 85 housing units at an average density of 607.1 per square mile (234.4/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.2% White, 0.6% Asian, and 1.2% from two or more races.

There were 72 households, of which 27.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.4% were married couples living together, 9.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 34.7% were non-families. 23.6% of all households were made up of individuals, and 1.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.33 and the average family size was 2.70.

The median age in the city was 42.4 years. 21.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25% were from 25 to 44; 35.7% were from 45 to 64; and 11.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 54.2% male and 45.8% female.

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