Roland, Iowa 

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Population

1,336

-1.0% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

1.6%

Median Income

$64,107

Median Home Price

$165,600

Best Places to Live in Roland, Iowa

College town - Central Iowa, 25 miles north of Des Moines. June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Roland, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-College-town amenities
-Steady employment
-Cost of living
Cons
-Outdoor recreation
-Low diversity
-Harsh winters

Local Listings in Roland
 $124,000 
106 S Green St
Bed 3 | Bath 1 | 1220 SqFt
 $146,400 
222 N Erickson St
Bed 3 | Bath 1 | 1029 SqFt
 $142,500 
414 E Maple St
Bed 2 | Bath 2 | 1493 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Ames Metro Area

Home to land-grant Iowa State University, Ames is a pleasant college town a short distance north of Des Moines along I-35. Downtown is typical of most small college towns, clean, attractive and containing a variety of independent small businesses. The economic base is steady, anchored by the university and other state agencies and an assortment of mostly agricultural, pharmaceutical and biotech-related manufacturing and research facilities for companies like 3M, BASF, Ball Plastics and Boehringer Ingleheim.


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QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale
Country:
United States
State: Iowa
County: Story County
Metro Area: Ames Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning conservative
City: Roland
Zip Codes: 50236
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 921 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Roland is 1.6% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Roland jobs have increased by 2.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Roland's cost of living is 13.3% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Roland's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Roland, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Story county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Roland's population is 1,336 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 1.0%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 17.7 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Roland is $165,600. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 2.5%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Roland public schools spend $9,455 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.9 students per teacher in Roland. More Education


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NEW LISTINGS IN ROLAND
$124,000
106 S Green St
Bed 3 | Bath 1

$146,400
222 N Erickson St
Bed 3 | Bath 1

$142,500
414 E Maple St
Bed 2 | Bath 2

$262,500
617 Arthur Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$207,500
102 Ryan Cir
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$94,900
114 S Green St
Bed 3 | Bath 1

$234,900
535 S Samson St
Bed 3 | Bath 4

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