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Roseland, Louisiana
Town of Roseland
Location of Roseland in Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana.
Location of Roseland in Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana.
Location of Louisiana in the United States
Location of Louisiana in the United States
Country United States
State Louisiana
Parish Tangipahoa
Incorporated 1738
Area
 • Total 2.27 sq mi (5.87 km2)
 • Land 2.08 sq mi (5.38 km2)
 • Water 0.19 sq mi (0.49 km2)
Elevation
131 ft (40 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 880
 • Density 423.89/sq mi (163.70/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 985
FIPS code 22-66165

Roseland is a town in Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana, United States. The population was 1,123 at the 2010 census. It is the birthplace of Cajun chef and storyteller Justin Wilson.

Roseland is part of the Hammond Micropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography

Roseland is located at 30°45′48″N 90°30′46″W / 30.76333°N 90.51278°W / 30.76333; -90.51278 (30.763352, -90.512875).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 2.3 square miles (5.9 km²), of which 2.1 square miles (5.5 km²) is land and 0.1 square mile (0.3 km²) (5.75%) is water.

John Bel Edwards lived on Louisiana Avenue in Roseland when he was elected governor of Louisiana on November 21,2015. His residence, Egypta Hall, was built in 1888 and was originally a rooming house before being turned into a residence.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890 281
1910 586
1920 603 2.9%
1930 1,139 88.9%
1940 873 −23.4%
1950 1,038 18.9%
1960 1,254 20.8%
1970 1,273 1.5%
1980 1,346 5.7%
1990 1,093 −18.8%
2000 1,162 6.3%
2010 1,123 −3.4%
2020 880 −21.6%
U.S. Decennial Census

2020 census

Roseland racial composition
Race Number Percentage
White (non-Hispanic) 296 33.64%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic) 540 61.36%
Native American 3 0.34%
Asian 2 0.23%
Other/Mixed 22 2.5%
Hispanic or Latino 17 1.93%

As of the 2020 United States census, there were 880 people, 366 households, and 250 families residing in the town.

Education

Tangipahoa Parish School Board operates public schools:

  • Roseland Elementary School
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