Roanoke, AL Profile: Facts & Data

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Roanoke, Alabama - Basic Facts

The City of Roanoke had a population of 5,996 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Roanoke: Chulafinnee, High Pine.

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Roanoke, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 5,996
Population in Households 5,841
Population in Familes 4,698
Population in Group Qrtrs 155
Population Density2 320
Diversity Index3 51
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $32,801
Average Household Income $47,118
Per Capita Income $19,212

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,881 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,340 (46.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,051 (36.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 490 (17.0%)
Median Home Value $89,514
Average Home Value $138,937
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,391
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 1,523
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.17% 0.07%
Households -0.1% 0.13%
Families -0.13% -0.03%
Median Household Income   1.07%
Per Capita Income   1.76%

Roanoke, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Roanoke to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 103 82nd
Population Density # 223 62nd
Diversity Index # 108 81st
Median Household Income # 457 21st
Per Capita Income # 434 25th

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