Rolla demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)1,6528691
Median age25.438.337.7
Male/Female ratio1.3:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)42%57%55%
Speak English88%94%79%
Speak Spanish1%3%13%
Rolla, MO has a population of 19,904 and is the 2,187th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,652 per sq mi which is 1812% higher than the Missouri average and 1723% higher than the national average. The median age in Rolla is 25 which is approximately 34% lower than the Missouri average of 38. In Rolla, 42% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 88% speak English and 1% speak Spanish. 57% of Rolla residents were born in Missouri, 28% were born out of state, 2% were born outside of the United States and 12% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Rolla is 1812% higher than Missouri.
  • The median age in Rolla is 34% lower than Missouri.
  • In Rolla 84.71% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In Rolla 5.07% of the population is African American.
  • In Rolla 7.37% of the population is Asian.

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Rolla population breakdown by race

African American5.07%11.58%12.63%
American Indian0.45%0.42%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.11%0.18%
Mixed race2.23%2.44%3.06%
Other race0.17%1.13%4.75%
In Rolla, 3.5% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Rolla, MO demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).