Rosenberg is a city located within the Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land metropolitan area and Fort Bend County. It is also adjacent to the city of Richmond, the Fort Bend County seat. It lies on the south side of the Brazos River and is bordered by Richmond, Pleakm, and Beasley. The city has a total area of 22.5 square miles.
The city of Rosenberg is named after Henry Rosenberg. He migrated from Switzerland to Galveston, Texas in 1843 and was the first president of the Gulf, Colorado, and Santa Fe Railway.
As of the 2020 United States Census, Rosenberg, Texas had 38,282 people, 12,636 households, and 8,613 families residing in the city. The median household income was $35,510 and the median family income was $39,965 for Rosenberg residents. The per capita income for the city was $14,814. About 13.6% of families and 16.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 20.7% of those under age 18 and 12.9% of those aged 65 or over.
Rosenberg is served by the Lamar Consolidated Independent School District. The Elementary schools in Rosenberg include Arredondo, Bowie, Jackson, Taylor Ray, and Travis. The middle and high schools in Rosenberg are as follows; Wessendorf Middle School, Lamar Junior High School, Navarro Middle School, George Junior High School, Lamar Consolidated High School, and B.F. Terry High School.
Culture & Recreation
Rosenberg was previously home to the George Memorial Library, which is now located in Richmond. The city operates & maintains nine city parks. The Fort Bend County operates the Bud O’Shieles Community Center in Rosenberg, which includes meeting centers, an auditorium, and recreational facilities for the elderly.