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Rolesville is a town in Wake County, in the Raleigh-Cary metro area.
The community was named for William Roles, settler
The latitude of Rolesville is 35.923N. The longitude is -78.457W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 443 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 943.
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9% of Rolesville residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Rolesville ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Rolesville was $21,092, compared with $21,587 nationally.
21% of Rolesville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Rolesville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $483. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,226.
Wake County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Rolesville political report.
The average commute time for Rolesville workers is 33 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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