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Santa Rosa is located near the center of Guadalupe County at Interstate 40 serves the city with three exits (273, 275, and 277); the highway leads east 59 miles (95 km) to Tucumcari and west 115 miles (185 km) to Albuquerque. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 5.0 square miles (12.9 km of 2000, there were 2,744 people, 898 households, and 616 families residing in the city.The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 3.03. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 145.2 males.In the city, the population was spread out with 23.1% under the age of 18, 10.4% from 18 to 24, 34.4% from 25 to 44, 20.0% from 45 to 64, and 12.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median income for a household in the city was ,085, and the median income for a family was ,782. The city is located west of, but not within, the Llano Estacado or "staked plains" of eastern New Mexico and west Texas.At the turn of the twentieth century, Santa Rosa was not the largest settlement within the region.