Roland is a tiny town located in the state of Arkansas. With a population of 740 people and just one neighborhood, Roland is the 207th largest community in Arkansas.
Real Estate Prices
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
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Roland is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Roland is a town of sales and office workers, professionals and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Roland who work in office and administrative support (21.57%), sales jobs (10.79%) and teaching (9.04%).
Of important note, Roland is also a town of artists. Roland has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Roland’s character.
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.
In Roland, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 34.50 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
As is often the case in a small town, Roland doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.