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People

Total Population 19,910
Male Share of the Population 56.3%
Female Share of the Population 43.7%
Senior Citizens 11.8%
Employed Population 16+ 7,855
Age of the Population 27

Families

% of people married 36.5%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 33.1%
Median Earnings25+ $30,088
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $16,618
Median Earnings With High School Degree $23,017

Wealth

Median Family Income $51,545
% Above Poverty Level 75.6%
% Below Poverty Level 24.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 16 minutes
% Working from Home 4.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 7.4%
% Using Public Transportation 0.7%

Housing

People Living Alone 36.7%
Median Gross Rent $652
Median House Value $118,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 24.1%
US/American 0%
English 7.4%
Irish 11.3%

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

Rolla Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 75 miles SE of Columbia, Missouri (center to center)
Nearest Large City 93 miles SW of St. Louis, Missouri
County Phelps
Standard Zip Codes 65401
P.O. Box Zip Codes 65402
Company Zip Codes 65409
Phone Area Codes 573
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.951
Longitude -91.771

Rolla 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 ROLLA UNI OF MISSOURI
Distance 0.7 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 39 F
Apr Temp 45 to 67 F
Jul Temp 68 to 89 F
Oct Temp 46 to 69 F
Annual Precip 44.4 inches
Station COOK STATION
Distance 20.7 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 43 F
Apr Temp 41 to 70 F
Jul Temp 63 to 90 F
Oct Temp 42 to 72 F
Annual Precip 40.6 inches
Station STEELVILLE 2 N
Distance 22.3 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 41 F
Apr Temp 38 to 69 F
Jul Temp 62 to 90 F
Oct Temp 39 to 70 F
Annual Precip 41.5 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Rolla, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Lecoma (65401)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Belle 1,738 $30,417
Dixon 1,443 $42,417
Edgar Springs 216 $34,375

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

Rolla Public Libraries

Library
Rolla Public Library
900 PINE STREET
Rolla, Missouri
(573) 364-2604
Library Web Site

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Rolla Hospitals

PHELPS COUNTY REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER
(Government - Local)
1000 W 10TH ST
(573) 458-8899
Emergency Service: Yes

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Rolla High Schools

(Sorted by Number of Students)

ROLLA SR. HIGH
900 BULLDOG RUN
573-458-0140
Serves 1,055 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 21.6

B W ROBINSON STATE SCHOOL
300 LANNING LN
573-336-2393
Serves 27 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 6.1

ROLLA TECHNICAL CTR.
500 FORUM DR
573-458-0160
A Vocational School

ROLLA TECHNICAL INST.
1304 E 10TH ST
573-458-0150
A Vocational School

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