Roland, AR

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Roland Profile


Overview

Roland is a tiny town located in the state of Arkansas. With a population of 820 people and just one neighborhood, Roland is the 209th largest community in Arkansas.

Roland real estate is some of the most expensive in Arkansas, although Roland house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Occupations and Workforce

Roland is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Roland is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Roland who work in healthcare (21.26%), management occupations (19.95%), and sales jobs (15.49%).

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 31.76% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Setting & Lifestyle

It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Roland has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Roland has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Roland than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Roland may be for you.

One downside of living in Roland, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 41.67 minutes every day commuting to work.

Roland is very much a car-oriented town. This is because the population of Roland isn't large enough or dense enough to support an extensive public transit system. It has a lot of rural roads, and the distance between houses can be quite large, which together tends to discourage walking and bicycling to work. 99.23% of residents commute to work in their own car (and the drive is typically to a job out of town). People also tend to drive out of town for other services as well, such as shopping, doctors appointments, and more.

Roland is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

Roland Demographics

The overall education level of Roland citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 33.84% of adults in Roland have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.

The per capita income in Roland in 2018 was $51,204, which is wealthy relative to Arkansas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $204,816 for a family of four. However, Roland contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Roland home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Roland residents report their race to be White. Important ancestries of people in Roland include Irish, German, British, English, and Czech.

The most common language spoken in Roland is English. Other important languages spoken here include African languages and Arabic.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q4 2021. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2020 (latest available). Updated annually.

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Housing Market Details

 

AGE OF Roland, AR HOMES

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2022.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2020 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2021 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2021 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Neighborhood Annual Crimes
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Neighborhood Violent Crime

violent Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Roland VIOLENT CRIMES

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Neighborhood Property Crime

property Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Property Crime Index By Type
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Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Neighborhood Public School Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Due to Covid-19, standardized testing did not take place during the 2019-2020 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2021

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

(100 is best)

Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

Rates the quality of all K-12 public schools that serve this neighborhood. Info

Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to AR* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Anne Watson Elementary School
2768 Hwy 60 E
Bigelow, AR 72016
PK-06
Bigelow High School
101 E Panther Dr
Bigelow, AR 72016
07-12
Joe T. Robinson Elem. School
21600 Hwy 10
Little Rock, AR 72223
PK-05
* 10 is highest

Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 2 districts:

PULASKI CO. SPEC. SCHOOL DIST.


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Schools in District


Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Arkansas

(10 is best)

Better than of AR school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

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Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 49.5% 65.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 42.5% 57.9%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 7.0% 7.5%

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EAST END SCHOOL DISTRICT


Students Enrolled in This District


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District Quality Compared to Arkansas

(10 is best)

Better than of AR school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 60.8% 65.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 51.8% 57.9%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 8.9% 7.5%

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