Rosenberg has the 875th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 13.2% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Rosenberg is part of the Houston metro area. Unemployment in the Houston area is 4%, which is higher than the national average, and is getting worse. Houston has the 5th largest local economy in the US, and a low cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Rosenberg is below average at $51,830, and the median cost of a home in Rosenberg is $114,900, which is below the national average. 12% of workers in Rosenberg hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 76% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Rosenberg. 82% of Rosenberg workers drive to work alone, 1% take public transit, 10% carpool, and 6% walk. People in Rosenberg spend an average of 25 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.