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Roland is a city in Story County, in the Ames metro area.
The latitude of Roland is 42.166N. The longitude is -93.501W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,024 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,344.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Roland demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Story County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Ames area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 50236 ZIP code.
29% of Roland residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Roland ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Roland was $18,165, compared with $21,587 nationally.
29% of Roland residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Roland, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $355. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $885.
Libraries in Roland include Roland Public Library ... View libraries
Story County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Roland political report.
The average commute time for Roland workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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