Rolla, ND Profile: Facts & Data


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Rolla, North Dakota - Basic Facts

The City of Rolla had a population of 1,321 as of July 1, 2018. Rolla ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Rolla is located at latitude 48.8436 and longitude -99.6095 in Rolette County. The formal boundaries for the City of Rolla (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.43 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Rolette County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,814 feet.

The City of Rolla (GNIS ID: 1036244) 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.

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Rolla, ND Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,321
Population in Households 1,305
Population in Familes 1,002
Population in Group Qrtrs 16
Population Density2 922
Diversity Index3 60


Median Household Income $43,498
Average Household Income $70,250
Per Capita Income $30,031


Total Housing Units 636 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 330 (51.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 249 (39.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 57 ( 9.0%)
Median Home Value $87,717
Average Home Value $119,940


Total Households 579
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 332
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.38% 0.3%
Households 0.34% 0.27%
Families 0.41% 0.06%
Median Household Income   1.11%
Per Capita Income   0.87%

Rolla, ND - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rolla to the other 401 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Dakota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 42 90th
Population Density # 85 79th
Diversity Index # 7 99th
Median Household Income # 369 8th
Per Capita Income # 330 18th

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