Rose Hill, Illinois

Rose Hill is a village in Jasper County, Illinois, United States. The population was 80 at the 2010 census.[3]

Rose Hill, Illinois
Location of Rose Hill in Jasper County, Illinois
Location of Illinois in the United States
Coordinates: 39°6′14″N 88°8′54″W
CountryUnited States
TownshipCrooked Creek
  Total0.63 sq mi (1.64 km2)
  Land0.63 sq mi (1.64 km2)
  Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
  Density124.61/sq mi (48.11/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
  Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s)618
FIPS code17-65754
Wikimedia CommonsRose Hill, Illinois


A post office was established at Rose Hill in 1846, and remained in operation until 1967.[4] The village's name is an alteration of "Roe's Hill".[5]


Rose Hill is located in northern Jasper County at 39°6′14″N 88°8′54″W (39.103998, -88.148464).[6] Illinois Route 130 forms the eastern boundary of the village; it leads north 11 miles (18 km) to Greenup and south 9 miles (14 km) to Newton, the Jasper county seat.

According to the 2010 census, Rose Hill has a total area of 0.63 square miles (1.63 km2), all land.[7]


Historical population
Est. 201679[2]−1.2%
U.S. Decennial Census[8]

As of the census[9] of 2000, there were 79 people, 36 households, and 21 families residing in the village. The population density was 124.8 people per square mile (48.4/km²). There were 50 housing units at an average density of 79.0 per square mile (30.6/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.73% White and 1.27% Asian.

There were 36 households out of which 25.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.4% were married couples living together, 11.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.9% were non-families. 33.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.19 and the average family size was 2.77.

In the village, the population was spread out with 17.7% under the age of 18, 5.1% from 18 to 24, 27.8% from 25 to 44, 26.6% from 45 to 64, and 22.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 45 years. For every 100 females, there were 97.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 103.1 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $30,938, and the median income for a family was $39,167. Males had a median income of $40,000 versus $26,250 for females. The per capita income for the village was $17,510. There were no families and 2.2% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and none of those over 64.


  1. "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jun 30, 2017.
  2. "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  3. "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Rose Hill village, Illinois". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved May 11, 2018.
  4. "Jasper County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 7 November 2015.
  5. Callary, Edward (29 September 2008). Place Names of Illinois. University of Illinois Press. p. 21. ISBN 978-0-252-09070-7.
  6. "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  7. "G001 - Geographic Identifiers - 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2015-12-25.
  8. "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  9. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
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