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Roland, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The Roland Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Pulaski County at latitude 34.9022 and longitude -92.5175. Pulaski County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 282 feet.

The formal official name is the Roland Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Roland, Arkansas.

The U5 Census Class Code for Roland indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Roland Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.06 sq. miles and a water area of 0.88 sq. miles.

Roland Census Designated Place, AR Boundary Map

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Roland, AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 755
Population in Households 755
Population in Familes 654
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 94
Diversity Index2 21
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 306
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 228
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 365 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 255 (69.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 51 (14.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 59 (16.2%)
Median Home Value $163,393
Average Home Value $212,255
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $66,471
Average Household Income $86,685
Per Capita Income $35,340
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.28% 0.55%
Households 0.47% 0.65%
Families 0.74% 0.52%
Median Household Income   2.82%
Per Capita Income   2.07%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Roland, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Roland to the other 541 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arkansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 240 56th
Population Density1 # 504 7th
Diversity Index2 # 316 42nd
Median Household Income # 3 100th
Per Capita Income # 7 99th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Arkansas Census Data Comparison Tool.