Latest Data (2018)
Population 20,390
Nationwide Rank 1801

Quick Facts

Rolla, Missouri is the 1,801st largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Rolla, Missouri is a city.

Rolla, Missouri is as large as it has ever been. In 2018 Rolla had its largest population ever.

Rolla, Missouri is growing somewhat quickly. It is growing faster than 68% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Rolla, Missouri Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
1791 Papillion, Nebraska 20,530 10.1%
1792 Lomita, California 20,521 2.1%
1793 Sidney, Ohio 20,516 0.8%
1794 Columbia Heights, Minnesota 20,503 10.6%
1795 Dixon, California 20,497 27.0%
1796 Agoura Hills, California 20,472 -1.0%
1797 Plainview, Texas 20,442 -8.4%
1798 Lockport, New York 20,434 -8.0%
1799 Adrian, Michigan 20,423 -8.3%
1800 Ashland, Ohio 20,423 -3.8%
1801 Rolla, Missouri 20,390 23.6%
1802 Ashland, Kentucky 20,382 -6.9%
1803 Pleasantville, New Jersey 20,376 7.2%
1804 Mokena, Illinois 20,375 38.2%
1805 American Canyon, California 20,359 105.4%
1806 Libertyville, Illinois 20,359 -2.1%
1807 Elko, Nevada 20,341 19.7%
1808 Portsmouth, Ohio 20,340 -2.5%
1809 Mountain Brook, Alabama 20,306 -2.3%
1810 Tukwila, Washington 20,294 18.2%
1811 Warrensburg, Missouri 20,262 23.4%

Similarly Sized Cities In Missouri

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
975 Cape Girardeau 39,853 12.3%
1096 Wildwood 35,517 7.4%
1123 University City 34,322 -8.9%
1210 Liberty 31,779 20.5%
1267 Ballwin 30,188 -3.5%
1311 Raytown 28,993 -4.1%
1356 Kirkwood 27,758 1.4%
1379 Gladstone 27,317 3.5%
1402 Maryland Heights 27,016 -0.4%
1497 Hazelwood 25,204 -3.7%
1515 Grandview 24,962 0.7%
1607 Belton 23,598 7.6%
1645 Webster Groves 22,889 -1.5%
1700 Nixa 21,868 76.0%
1705 Raymore 21,784 93.2%
1711 Sedalia 21,718 6.8%
1756 Arnold 21,073 5.5%
1780 Ferguson 20,730 -7.3%
1801 Rolla 20,390 23.6%
1811 Warrensburg 20,262 23.4%
1817 Ozark 20,188 96.7%
1921 Farmington 18,843 34.7%
1932 Creve Coeur 18,717 11.6%
1977 Manchester 18,172 -5.1%
2034 Kirksville 17,566 1.5%
2042 Hannibal 17,533 -1.2%
2079 Poplar Bluff 17,043 0.4%
2092 Clayton 16,826 5.5%
2128 Republic 16,510 83.5%
2161 Lake St. Louis 16,230 58.5%
2174 Sikeston 16,108 -5.0%
2226 Overland 15,637 -6.9%
2285 Jackson 14,994 24.9%
2305 Lebanon 14,807 19.7%
2309 Carthage 14,763 15.9%
2314 Jennings 14,707 -4.8%
2361 Grain Valley 14,277 166.9%
2386 Washington 14,055 5.5%
2449 Moberly 13,610 -0.9%
2485 Dardenne Prairie 13,360 195.7%
2553 Marshall 12,934 1.8%
2585 St. Ann 12,709 -5.7%
2593 Fulton 12,635 3.6%
2620 Troy 12,456 81.5%
2655 West Plains 12,257 12.0%
2693 Neosho 12,051 13.5%
2695 Festus 12,046 22.5%
2719 Webb City 11,887 20.4%
2726 Crestwood 11,850 -0.1%
2751 Union 11,715 51.7%
2756 Maryville 11,687 9.5%
2766 Excelsior Springs 11,646 7.0%
2771 Bridgeton 11,600 -25.3%
2776 Branson 11,567 66.4%
2784 Mexico 11,527 2.0%
2853 Town and Country 11,140 2.4%
2867 Bolivar 11,038 19.6%
2914 Eureka 10,759 38.3%
2978 Kearney 10,457 85.3%
2979 Bellefontaine Neighbors 10,456 -5.6%
3032 Smithville 10,249 83.4%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 20,390 1,801
2017 20,293 1,801
2016 20,075 1,801
2015 20,019 1,794
2014 19,926 1,791
2013 19,831 1,780
2012 19,789 1,765
2011 19,675 1,759
2010 19,559 1,749
2009 18,488 1,815
2008 18,319 1,819
2007 18,326 1,809
2006 18,022 1,810
2005 17,714 1,817
2004 17,399 1,829
2003 17,141 1,834
2002 16,947 1,848
2001 16,540 1,860
2000 16,484 1,846
1990 14,339 1,850