Roswell, Georgia was incorporated on February 16,1854.  It measures about 42.02 square miles.  The highest point is Roswell High School at 1,180 feet above sea level.  The average temperature is a High of 69ºF and a Low of 45.7ºF.  Annual rainfall is 53.7 inches.  

The distance from downtown Atlanta is 20 miles making it a managable commute, although many businesses big and small are located in the nearby areas of Buckhead, Alpharetta, John's Creek and Marietta.  

The following demographic data is provided to us by the US Bureau of Census.

Population 2010 2000
Total Population 88,346 79,334
White 66,010 64,666
Black or African American 10,373 6,773
Asian 3,565 2,964
Some Other Race 5,846 3,237
Two or More Races 2,241 1,511
American Indian or Alaska Native 261 160
Hawaiian Native/other Pacific Islander 50 23
Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 14,699 8,421Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census, 2010 Census of Population


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Population Age 25+ by Educational Attainment 2010

Total 65,084
< 9th Grade 2.5%
9th - 12th Grade, No Diploma 2.6%
High School Graduate 12.8%
Some College, No Degree 16.9%
Associate Degree 6.1%
Bachelor's Degree 40.3%
Graduate / Professional Degree 18.8%Source: ESRI forecasts for 2010 and 2015; U.S. Bureau of the Census, 2000 Census of Population and Housing and Georgia Power Community & Economic DevelopmentType your paragraph here.