About This Place
Rose City is a city in Ogemaw County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 653 at the 2010 census. Houghton Creek, a tributary of the Rifle River, runs through part of the city limits.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.1 square miles (2.8 km²), of which 99.08% is land and 0.92% is water.
As of the census of 2000, there were 721 people, 241 households, and 155 families residing in the city. The population density was 665.7 per square mile (257.8/km²). There were 283 housing units at an average density of 261.3 per square mile (101.2/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 96.26% White, 0.14% African American, 0.83% Native American, 0.97% from other races, and 1.80% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.39% of the population.