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Roanoke, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Roanoke had a population of 1,742 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Roanoke is located at latitude 40.9644 and longitude -85.3807 in Huntington County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Roanoke (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.2 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Huntington County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 758 feet.

The Town of Roanoke has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Roanoke population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Town of Roanoke, IN Boundary Map

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Roanoke, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,742
Population in Households 1,737
Population in Familes 1,500
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density1 1,455
Diversity Index2 11
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 694
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 516
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 756 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 603 (79.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 91 (12.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 62 ( 8.2%)
Median Home Value $164,957
Average Home Value $201,035
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $62,989
Average Household Income $69,210
Per Capita Income $27,494
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.22% 0.01%
Households 0.39% 0.09%
Families 1.11% -0.04%
Median Household Income   3.49%
Per Capita Income   2.49%
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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Roanoke, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Roanoke to the other 681 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 246 64th
Population Density1 # 301 56th
Diversity Index2 # 314 54th
Median Household Income # 67 90th
Per Capita Income # 105 85th

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