The City of Roanoke had a population of 5,949 as of July 1, 2017. Roanoke ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Alabama. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Roanoke is located at latitude 33.1453 and longitude -85.3695 in Randolph County. The formal boundaries for the City of Roanoke (see map below) encompass a land area of 18.74 sq. miles and a water area of 0.38 sq. miles. Randolph County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 846 feet.
The City of Roanoke (GNIS ID: 2404627) 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.
Alabama is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Roanoke is located within Roanoke Division of Randolph County.
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, 2017.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Roanoke: Chulafinnee, High Pine.
|Daytime Population: Workers||2,570|
|Daytime Population: Residents||3,806|
|Total Daytime Population (TDP)||6,376|
|Ratio TDP/Total Population1||1.07|
|Population in Households||5,794|
|Population in Familes||4,677|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||155|
|Median Household Income||$32,759|
|Average Household Income||$45,507|
|Per Capita Income||$18,595|
|Total Housing Units||2,916 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,388 (47.6%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||988 (33.9%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||540 (18.5%)|
|Median Home Value||$89,604|
|Average Home Value||$129,442|
|Average Household Size||2.44|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.29%|
|Per Capita Income||1.27%|
The table below compares Roanoke to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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.
|Total Population||# 103||82nd|
|Population Density||# 222||62nd|
|Diversity Index||# 103||82nd|
|Median Household Income||# 450||23rd|
|Per Capita Income||# 444||24th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Alabama Census Data Comparison Tool.