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Rosepine, Louisiana
Town
Town of Rosepine
Location of Rosepine in Vernon Parish, Louisiana.
Location of Rosepine in Vernon Parish, Louisiana.
Location of Louisiana in the United States
Location of Louisiana in the United States
Country United States
State Louisiana
Parish Vernon
Area
 • Total 2.43 sq mi (6.30 km2)
 • Land 2.43 sq mi (6.28 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.01 km2)
Elevation
230 ft (70 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 1,519
 • Density 625.88/sq mi (241.69/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 337
FIPS code 22-66200

Rosepine is a town in Vernon Parish, Louisiana, United States. The population was 1,692 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Fort Polk South Micropolitan Statistical Area.

History

Rosepine was incorporated in 1902, with J.J. Cryer as mayor, as a logging town. and reincorporated in 1950.

Geography

Rosepine is located at 30°55′11″N 93°16′58″W / 30.91972°N 93.28278°W / 30.91972; -93.28278 (30.919620, -93.282869).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 2.2 square miles (5.8 km²), all land. It is located five miles north of DeRidder.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 325
1930 214
1940 407 90.2%
1950 334 −17.9%
1960 414 24.0%
1970 587 41.8%
1980 953 62.4%
1990 1,135 19.1%
2000 1,390 22.5%
2010 1,692 21.7%
2020 1,519 −10.2%
U.S. Decennial Census

2020 census

Rosepine racial composition
Race Number Percentage
White (non-Hispanic) 1,167 76.83%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic) 123 8.1%
Native American 19 1.25%
Asian 8 0.53%
Pacific Islander 2 0.13%
Other/Mixed 66 4.34%
Hispanic or Latino 134 8.82%

As of the 2020 United States census, there were 1,519 people, 697 households, and 404 families residing in the town.

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