Rolla, KS Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Rolla, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Rolla had a population of 430 as of July 1, 2015. Rolla ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kansas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Rolla is located at latitude 37.1178 and longitude -101.6319 in Morton County. The formal boundaries for the City of Rolla (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.37 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Morton County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 3,320 feet.

The City of Rolla (GNIS ID: 2396419) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Rolla population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Rolla: Reil.

City of Rolla, KS Boundary Map

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Rolla, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 430
Population in Households 430
Population in Familes 375
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,163
Diversity Index2 53
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 163
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 122
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 190 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 113 (59.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 50 (26.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 27 (14.2%)
Median Home Value $97,500
Average Home Value $164,063
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $42,341
Average Household Income $51,808
Per Capita Income $20,304
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.52% -0.47%
Households -0.35% -0.25%
Families -0.31% -0.33%
Median Household Income   2.36%
Per Capita Income   2.56%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Rolla, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rolla to the other 671 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 318 53rd
Population Density1 # 206 69th
Diversity Index2 # 44 93rd
Median Household Income # 447 34th
Per Capita Income # 573 15th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Kansas Census Data Comparison Tool.