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Rolla is a city in Phelps County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for Raleigh, NC, but with a simpler spelling

The latitude of Rolla is 37.941N. The longitude is -91.776W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,122 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 17,266.


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Median household income
Local
$26,479
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Rolla demographic reports
Rolla is on the Ozark Plateau
Developed as a railroad town
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 44. The number of murders and homicides was 1. The violent crime rate was 2.6 per 1,000 people.
Ranked No. 9 among towns in the ePodunk College Town Index, 2002
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Panera Bread
Local festivals include:
  • Route 66 Summerfest - June 1-3, 2007
  • Phelps County Fair - Aug. 1-4, 2007
Dates often change. Check Rolla web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Maramec Spring Park, Ozard National Scenic Riverways
Historic sites and museums: Memoryville, USA, Phelps County Museum
Colleges and universities: University of Missouri, Rolla Technical Institute, Metro Business College
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Rolla demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Phelps County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 65401 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

24% of Rolla residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Rolla ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Rolla was $15,916, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

28% of Rolla residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Rolla festival dates:

Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Rolla, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $331.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $686.


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Libraries

Libraries in Rolla include Rolla Public Library ... View libraries

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Media outlets

Newspapers in Rolla include Rolla Daily News

National Public Radio programming is carried locally by KUMR.

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Politics

Phelps County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Rolla political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Rolla workers is 14 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 6 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Rolla between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 3.7 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was slightly lower than the national norm.

Travel

Hotels in Rolla include Amerihost Inn & Suites Rolla, Best Western Coachlight, Comfort Suites Rolla, Days Inn Rolla, Drury Inn, Econo Lodge, Holiday Inn Express-Rolla, Super 8.

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