Roland strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Iowa):
College Educated Adults
Low Rate of Poverty
Median Family Income
People in Middle Class or Better
Comparing Roland to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Iowa (State):
Ratings range from (lowest) to (highest).
|Children Under 5 Years Old|
|Well-Paid Single Men|
|Well-Paid Single Women|
|Male Share of the Population|
|Female Share of the Population|
|Age of the Population|
|Portion of People Married|
|Average Household Size|
|College Educated Adults|
|People Above Poverty|
|Median Family Income|
|People in Middle Class or Better|
|Walking and Biking to Work|
|Short Commute Times|
|Working at Home|
|Public Transportation Use|
|Affordability of Rents|
|Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals|
|Seasonal and Vacation Housing|
|Affordability of Property Taxes|
|Housing Recently Built|
|People Living Alone|
|Nearest Medium City||10 miles NE of Ames, Iowa (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||140 miles NE of Omaha, Nebraska|
|Standard Zip Codes||50236|
|Phone Area Codes||515|
|Time Zone||Central (-6 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|Jan Temp||8 to 27 F|
|Apr Temp||36 to 59 F|
|Jul Temp||63 to 84 F|
|Oct Temp||39 to 63 F|
|Annual Precip||35 inches|
|Jan Temp||7 to 28 F|
|Apr Temp||37 to 60 F|
|Jul Temp||63 to 85 F|
|Oct Temp||39 to 64 F|
|Annual Precip||36.3 inches|
|Jan Temp||7 to 27 F|
|Apr Temp||37 to 59 F|
|Jul Temp||63 to 84 F|
|Oct Temp||38 to 62 F|
|Annual Precip||36.4 inches|
|Average Family Size||3.22|
|American Indian & Alaskan||1||0.1%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||9||0.7%|
|Est. 2005 Population||1,242|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||4.2%|
|French (except Basque)||1.2%|
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Penn Foster College
Penn Foster College offers a complete learning experience for busy adults looking to advance their education around their schedule. With Penn Foster College, you can earn your degree or undergraduate certificate online and at a pace that’s right for you.
Simmons’ online Master of Public Health program, MPH@Simmons, is designed to give you the real-world skills you need to address health inequity on a local, national, and global scale. The MPH@Simmons program explores the core areas of public health: epidemiology, biostatistics, health policy and health services, environmental health, and social/behavioral health. Additionally, the practice-based curriculum incorporates courses specifically designed to help you develop leadership and advocacy skills.
Learning at Full Sail University has always centered around interaction and the exchange of ideas. Our online curriculum fully embraces this philosophy.
Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.
Interested in a career as a professional dog trainer? Animal Behavior College is the place to start.
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|City, State||Similarity||1 Person Houses||65+||College Grads||Commute Minutes||Family Income||Kids 0-4||Non White||Pop.||Poverty||Prop. Crime||Seasonal Housing||Viol. Crime|
|1. Milton, Vermont||84||21%||8.3%||20.5%||24||$48,882||7.5%||2.5%||1,537||6.5%||181.5||0.5%||5.2|
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