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Rolette, North Dakota - Basic Facts

The City of Rolette had a population of 552 as of July 1, 2016. Rolette ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in North Dakota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Rolette is located at latitude 48.6608 and longitude -99.8418 in Rolette County. The formal boundaries for the City of Rolette (see map below) encompass a land area of 1 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Rolette County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,627 feet.

The City of Rolette (GNIS ID: 1036243) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Rolette population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Rolette, ND Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 552
Population in Households 520
Population in Familes 381
Population in Group Qrtrs 32
Population Density1 555
Diversity Index2 53


Total Households 235
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 128
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 284 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 142 (50.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 92 (32.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 49 (17.3%)
Median Home Value $73,718
Average Home Value $90,957


Median Household Income $48,577
Average Household Income $76,246
Per Capita Income $33,188
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -1.17% -0.74%
Households -1.24% -0.87%
Families -1.54% -1.28%
Median Household Income   -0.28%
Per Capita Income   0.38%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Rolette, ND - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rolette to the other 401 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Dakota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 102 75th
Population Density1 # 150 63rd
Diversity Index2 # 11 98th
Median Household Income # 312 22nd
Per Capita Income # 193 52nd

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