Rolla, MO

19,904 Population
12 square miles 1,653.9 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.3%
was 0.3%
 
Population Density
1,653.9
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
39.2%
was 39.1%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
11.8%
was 10.7%
 
Percent Under 18
20.2%
was 19.3%
 
Percent 65 and Over
11.0%
was 11.8%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
--
No Data Available
Percent Living in Poverty
28.9%
was 24.4%
 
Median Household Income
$34,024
was $35,819
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
49.9
47.4
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
10
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
550.1
was 327.6
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
3,465.9
was 3,412.5
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
8,403
was 8,397
 
Median Rent
$672
was $652
 
Total Building Permits
93
was 63
 
Occupied Housing Units
7,168
was 7,151
 
Homeownership Rate
38.4%
was 40.6%
 
Single Family Building Permits
64
was 21
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
697.8
was 697.8
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
21.8%
was 22.7%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
29
was 42
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.4
was 2.4
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
11.1
was 7.5
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
4.7
was 3.2
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
95.5%
was 94.4%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
88.1%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
97.0%
was 97.7%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
87.2%
was 87.6%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
32.7%
was 33.1%
 

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