Rolesville, North Carolina

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Rolesville, North Carolina

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High Points

Rolesville strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in North Carolina):

Category Trophy
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Rolesville Racial Diversity
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Rolesville Median Family Income
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. State)
Top 17% Rolesville People in Middle Class or Better

Comparative Profile of Rolesville, North Carolina

Comparing Rolesville to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in North Carolina (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 10 10
Racial Diversity 10 7
Well-Paid Single Men 8 8
Well-Paid Single Women 6 5
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 5
Age of the Population 4 4
Senior Citizens 3 3
Female Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 9
Average Household Size 7 9


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 9 9
College Educated Adults 8 7
People in Middle Class or Better 8 9
People Above Poverty 5 7

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 5 4
Public Transportation Use 4 4
Working at Home 2 3
Short Commute Times 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 9 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 2
People Living Alone 2 2
Affordability of Rents 2 2
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 5 8
Low Property Crime 4 8

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Rolesville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 14 miles NE of Raleigh, North Carolina
County Wake
Metro Area Raleigh - Durham - Chapel Hill
Standard Zip Codes 27571
Phone Area Codes 919
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.923
Longitude -78.457

Rolesville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 15.1 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 51 F
Apr Temp 42 to 73 F
Jul Temp 65 to 90 F
Oct Temp 42 to 73 F
Annual Precip 47.5 inches
Distance 18.7 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 50 F
Apr Temp 46 to 72 F
Jul Temp 69 to 89 F
Oct Temp 48 to 72 F
Annual Precip 43 inches
Distance 20 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 50 F
Apr Temp 45 to 72 F
Jul Temp 69 to 90 F
Oct Temp 49 to 72 F
Annual Precip 45.7 inches
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Rolesville Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 907 100%
Male 466 51.4%
Female 441 48.6%
Under 18 230 25.4%
18+ 677 74.6%
65+ 103 11.4%
Median Age 36.3
Average Family Size 2.94
White 762 84%
African-American 77 8.5%
Asian 4 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.2%
Other 52 5.7%
Mixed Race 10 1.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 63 6.9%

Estimated Rolesville Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,238
Growth 331
Growth % 36.5%

Rolesville Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 29.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 21.7%
English 15.9%
Irish 12.5%
German 4.3%
Scotch-Irish 3.3%
Italian 2.6%
Polish 2.5%
Scottish 1.8%
European 1.3%
French (except Basque) 1.3%
British 0.7%
Canadian 0.6%
French Canadian 0.4%
Pennsylvania German 0.4%
African 0.3%
Lithuanian 0.3%
Dutch 0.3%
Scandinavian 0.3%
Welsh 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Rolesville 907 $57,813
Bunn 357 $45,804
Knightdale 5,958 $62,073
Wake Forest 12,588 $60,408
Wendell 4,247 $47,077
Youngsville 651 $46,750
Zebulon 4,046 $43,986
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