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Roanoke, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Roanoke had a population of 2,198 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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Roanoke, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,198
Daytime Population: Workers 726
Daytime Population: Residents 1,163
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,889
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.86
Population in Households 2,159
Population in Familes 1,868
Population in Group Qrtrs 39
Population Density2 2,343
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $63,340
Average Household Income $88,473
Per Capita Income $34,170


Total Housing Units 898 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 707 (78.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 169 (18.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 22 ( 2.4%)
Median Home Value $123,160
Average Home Value $151,624


Total Households 876
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 640
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.86% 0.85%
Households 0.9% 0.85%
Families 1.61% 0.77%
Median Household Income   3.99%
Per Capita Income   3.77%

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, 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 490 64th
Population Density # 203 85th
Diversity Index # 1096 20th
Median Household Income # 348 75th
Per Capita Income # 244 82nd

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