|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Rolla is 20,129. Rolla, Missouri is the 1,859th largest city in the US.
Rolla is located entirely in Phelps County.
The current population of Rolla (20,129) is it's peak population.
Rolla has grown 22.1% since the 2000. Rolla, Missouri is growing somewhat quickly; it is growing faster than 63% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
Rolla has a population density of 1,652.9 people per square mile.
|1856||Palisades Park, New Jersey||20,149||17.4%|
|1858||Port Angeles, Washington||20,134||9.2%|
|1860||La Cañada Flintridge, California||20,114|
The total voting age population of Rolla, Missouri, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 14,966. The voting age population is 54.1% male and 45.9% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 11.7% of the residents of Rolla are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Rolla are 86.2% White, 6.5% Asian, 4.0% Black, 2.5% Two or more races, 0.4% American Indian and 0.4% Other. Additionally, 2.6% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Rolla, 28.8% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 23.6%. On a per-household basis, 15.4% of families are below the poverty line in Rolla.
Among those aged 16 and older, 52.2% of Rolla residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 91.0% of Rolla residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 35.8% have a bachelor's degree and 17.7% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Rolla residents aged 5 and older, 10.5% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.6% of residents speak Spanish at home, 3.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 4.3% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Rolla is 5.6%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Rolla, 23.0% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Rolla is $37,600.
In Rolla, 40.1% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 59.9% of housing units in Rolla.
Of all the housing units in Rolla, 3.8% of them were build before 1940.
In Rolla, 24.4% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 2,200 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Rolla is $737.
In Rolla, 81.4% of households have an active broadband internet connection.