Roland, Iowa Population 2021

1,232
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Roland is a city located in Story County Iowa. With a 2020 population of 1,232, it is the 237th largest city in Iowa and the 9472nd largest city in the United States . Roland is currently declining at a rate of -0.88% annually and its population has decreased by -4.05% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,284 in 2010. Roland reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 1 miles, Roland has a population density of 1,075 people per square mile.

The average household income in Roland is $82,280 with a poverty rate of 4.44%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $615 per month, and the median house value is $146,300. The median age in Roland is 34.9 years, 36.5 years for males, and 33.8 years for females.

Roland Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Rolandwas:

  • White: 99.22%
  • Two or more races: 0.78%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Roland, Iowa is 1,232 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,254.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,284.

Roland, Iowa Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,39799.22%
Two or More Races110.78%
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Roland Population by Race

Roland Population Pyramid $2021

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Roland Median Age

34.9


Total

36.5


Male

33.8


Female

Roland Adults

There are 981 adults, (119 of whom are seniors) in Roland.

Roland Age Dependency

63.3

Age Dependency Ratio

13.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Roland Sex Ratio

Female

752

53.41%

Male

656

46.59%

Roland Population by Age

Roland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Roland Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female16.7%83.3%
Male50%50%
Non Family62.5%37.5%
All79.5%20.5%
Married96.3%3.7%

79.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Roland Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5602.5179.5
Married3223.1796.3
Non Family1761.0862.5
Male443.550
Female182.3916.7

3.08

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

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Roland Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%
9th to 12th Grade242.72%
High School Graduate21123.90%
Some College23426.50%
Associates Degree14716.65%
Bachelors Degree20823.56%
Graduate Degree596.68%
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Roland Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Roland Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 30.44%.

Roland Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$48,989$50,694$41,625
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$44,643$49,659$25,625
Some College$41,033$45,357$36,563
Bachelors Degree$58,333$61,250$57,778
Graduate Degree$75,417$64,063$86,667

$48,989

Average Earnings

$50,694

Average Male

$41,625

Average Female

Roland Earnings by Educational Attainment

Roland Language by Age

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Roland Language

99.43% of Roland residents speak only English, while 0.57% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.41% of the population.

Roland Language

Roland Poverty by Race

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4.44%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.35%

Male Poverty Rate

5.40%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Roland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Roland is White, with 4.47% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Roland is White, with 4.47% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.28%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.42%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.81%.

Roland Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade12.50%
Some College6.56%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
High School0.00%

Roland Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed5.97%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Roland Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Roland Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$76,413$82,280
Families$92,344$97,318
Married Families$95,500-
Non Families$35,357$46,085
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Income by Household Type

Roland Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

65.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

64.6%

Male Marriage Rate

66.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Roland Married by Age and Sex

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Roland Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Roland Marital Status by Race

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Roland Marital Status

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95

Number of Veterans

92

Male Veterans

3

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War34
Second Gulf War31
Vietnam28
Korea5
World War II

Roland Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5437
55 to 6425
65 to 7415
18 to 3413
75+5

Roland Veterans by Age

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Roland Veterans by Race

Roland Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.32%

Veteran Disability Rate

Roland Veterans by Education

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78%

Labor Force Participation

77.8%

Employment Rate

0.3%

Unemployment Rate

Roland Employment by Age

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Roland Employment by Race

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Roland Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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83.52%

Born in Roland

99.72%

Native Born

0.28%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.28%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.72% of Roland residents were born in the United States, with 83.52% having been born in Iowa. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Roland Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,232-11-0.88%
20201,243-11-0.88%
20191,254-11-0.87%
20181,265-21-1.63%
20171,286-10-0.77%
20161,296-6-0.46%
20151,302-2-0.15%
20141,30420.15%
20131,302131.01%
20121,289-5-0.39%
20111,29490.70%
20101,2850.00%

Roland Population by Year