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Rolla, North Dakota

Rolla is a city located in Rolette County, North Dakota. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 1,417. It is the county seat of Rolette County6.

Geography Rolla is located at 48°51'35" North, 99°36'55" West (48.859842, -99.615187)1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.2 km² (1.2 mi²). 3.2 km² (1.2 mi²) of it is land and none of the area is covered with water.

Demographics As of the census of 2000, there are 1,417 people, 599 households, and 357 families residing in the city. The population density is 441.2/km² (1,141.2/mi²). There are 656 housing units at an average density of 204.3/km² (528.3/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 66.83% White, 0.07% African American, 28.44% Native American, 0.56% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.21% from other races, and 3.88% from two or more races. 0.64% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 599 households out of which 31.2% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.6% are married couples living together, 13.7% have a female householder with no husband present, and 40.4% are non-families. 36.4% of all households are made up of individuals and 21.5% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.34 and the average family size is 3.10.

In the city the population is spread out with 27.8% under the age of 18, 7.3% from 18 to 24, 24.1% from 25 to 44, 21.7% from 45 to 64, and 19.1% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 39 years. For every 100 females there are 84.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 80.7 males.

The median income for a household in the city is $32,222, and the median income for a family is $41,550. Males have a median income of $25,096 versus $20,391 for females. The per capita income for the city is $16,614. 19.4% of the population and 16.0% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 35.6% are under the age of 18 and 10.6% are 65 or older.

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