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School of Mines, Rolla, MO
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Rolla, MO

Class: Town
Class rank: 9

Rolla is a growing community, scoring well for its low unemployment and a high rate of library use.



Combined college enrollment: 4,626

Population: 16,367
Population change, 1990-2000: 16.2%

Median age: 27.9
(National: 35.3)

Per capita income: $15,916
(National: $21,587)

Unemployment rate: 2.8%
(National: 4.0%)

Owner-occupied housing: 42.7%

Public library expenditures, per capita: $21.32

Community profiles:
Rolla, MO
Rolla demographics

College profiles:
University of Missouri

Notes:
1. All figures are for the years 1999-2000.
2. Combined enrollment figures are for the four-year colleges included in this survey.
3. Unemployment rates are an annual average.
4. Per-capita income and unemployment rates are county-level statistics.

For more on the sources and statistics used in this study, see methodology.


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