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People

Total Population 1,398
Male Share of the Population 46.4%
Female Share of the Population 53.6%
Senior Citizens 7.9%
Employed Population 16+ 714
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 65.3%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 37.6%
Median Earnings25+ $45,362
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $30,833

Wealth

Median Family Income $79,306
% Above Poverty Level 95.8%
% Below Poverty Level 4.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.1%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 24.3%
Median Gross Rent $598
Median House Value $140,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.2%
US/American 0%
English 7.2%
Irish 12%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Roland Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 10 miles NE of Ames, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 140 miles NE of Omaha, Nebraska
County Story
Standard Zip Codes 50236
Phone Area Codes 515
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.166
Longitude -93.501

Roland Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station COLO
Distance 14.1 miles
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
Station BOONE
Distance 21.2 miles
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
Station MARSHALLTOWN
Distance 30 miles
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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Ames 62,815 $78,462
Gilbert 1,237 $87,303
McCallsburg 329 $50,469

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Roland Public Library
"218 N. MAIN, BOX 409"
Roland, Iowa
(515) 388-4086

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