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Roanoke, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Roanoke is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Huntington County at latitude 40.9644 and longitude -85.3807. Huntington County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 758 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of Roanoke, but most people and references simply refer to it as Roanoke, Indiana.

The P1 Census Class Code for Roanoke indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

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Roanoke, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 1,725
Population in Households 1,719
Population in Familes 1,487
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density1 1,441
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 686
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 510
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 756 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 597 (79.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 89 (11.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 70 ( 9.3%)
Median Home Value $112,500
Average Home Value $143,007


Median Household Income $61,719
Average Household Income $69,375
Per Capita Income $27,538
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.04% -0.12%
Households 0.21% -0.03%
Families 1.09% -0.16%
Median Household Income   4.17%
Per Capita Income   2.03%
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.


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, 2014 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 # 248 64th
Population Density1 # 307 55th
Diversity Index2 # 310 54th
Median Household Income # 67 90th
Per Capita Income # 111 84th

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