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Rolla city, Missouri

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Rolla city, Missouri
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2018, (V2018) 4.1%
Population estimates, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 20,390
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2018) 19,580
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2018, (V2018) 4.1%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 19,559
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
Persons under 18 years, percent
Persons 65 years and over, percent
Female persons, percent
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
Asian alone, percent(a)
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
Two or More Races, percent
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2013-2017 1,080
Foreign born persons, percent, 2013-2017 11.3%
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018) X
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2013-2017 39.7%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2013-2017 $127,800
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2013-2017 $1,096
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2013-2017 $361
Median gross rent, 2013-2017 $692
Building permits, 2018 X
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2013-2017 7,383
Persons per household, 2013-2017 2.35
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2013-2017 66.4%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2013-2017 11.5%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2013-2017 86.3%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2013-2017 79.2%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2013-2017 87.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2013-2017 32.6%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2013-2017 9.9%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2013-2017 51.8%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2013-2017 52.1%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 65,697
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 313,494
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 85,953
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 583,566
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $29,489
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2013-2017 14.9
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2017 dollars), 2013-2017 $33,046
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2017 dollars), 2013-2017 $19,195
Persons in poverty, percent
Total employer establishments, 2016 X
Total employment, 2016 X
Total annual payroll, 2016 ($1,000) X
Total employment, percent change, 2015-2016 X
Total nonemployer establishments, 2017 X
All firms, 2012 2,071
Men-owned firms, 2012 869
Women-owned firms, 2012 686
Minority-owned firms, 2012 191
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 1,706
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 223
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 1,641
Population per square mile, 2010 1,652.9
Land area in square miles, 2010 11.83
FIPS Code 2962912
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

The vintage year (e.g., V2018) refers to the final year of the series (2010 thru 2018). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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