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Rolla, Kansas - Basic Facts

Rolla is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Rolla.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Morton County at latitude 37.12 and longitude -101.6321. Morton County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 3,320 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Rolla (see map) encompass a land area of 0.37 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Rolla: Reil.

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Rolla, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 435
Population in Households 435
Population in Familes 379
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,176
Diversity Index2 51


Total Households 165
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 123
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 190 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 115 (60.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 50 (26.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 25 (13.2%)
Median Home Value $95,000
Average Home Value $157,609


Median Household Income $51,538
Average Household Income $70,478
Per Capita Income $27,638
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.37% -0.23%
Households -0.14% -0.12%
Families -0.19% -0.16%
Median Household Income   3.76%
Per Capita Income   2.72%
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.


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, 2014 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 # 319 53rd
Population Density1 # 198 71st
Diversity Index2 # 46 93rd
Median Household Income # 222 67th
Per Capita Income # 100 85th

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