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Roanoke, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Roanoke had a population of 2,251 as of July 1, 2016. Roanoke ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Roanoke is located at latitude 40.7978 and longitude -89.2018 in Woodford County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Roanoke (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.94 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Woodford County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 728 feet.

The Village of Roanoke (GNIS ID: 2399095) 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.

The Village of Roanoke is located within Township of Roanoke, a minor civil division (MCD) of Woodford 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, 2016.

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Roanoke, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,251
Population in Households 2,212
Population in Familes 1,913
Population in Group Qrtrs 39
Population Density1 2,399
Diversity Index2 7


Total Households 897
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 656
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 911 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 727 (79.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 170 (18.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 14 ( 1.5%)
Median Home Value $120,500
Average Home Value $145,358


Median Household Income $64,129
Average Household Income $82,445
Per Capita Income $31,901
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.39% 1.09%
Households 1.43% 1.09%
Families 2.27% 1.02%
Median Household Income   0.57%
Per Capita Income   0.98%
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, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Roanoke to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 489 64th
Population Density1 # 195 86th
Diversity Index2 # 1069 22nd
Median Household Income # 308 78th
Per Capita Income # 276 80th

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