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People

Total Population 2,169
Male Share of the Population 51.7%
Female Share of the Population 48.3%
Senior Citizens 19.1%
Employed Population 16+ 1,194
Age of the Population 46

Families

% of people married 59.8%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 23.5%
Median Earnings25+ $36,078
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $21,500
Median Earnings With High School Degree $33,068

Wealth

Median Family Income $72,946
% Above Poverty Level 94.8%
% Below Poverty Level 5.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.7%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 27.8%
Median Gross Rent $669
Median House Value $117,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.3%
US/American 0%
English 3.5%
Irish 10.7%

Roanoke Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 21 miles E of Peoria, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 109 miles SW of Chicago, Illinois
County Woodford
Metro Area Peoria - Pekin
Standard Zip Codes 61561
Phone Area Codes 309
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.796
Longitude -89.197

Roanoke Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station MINONK
Distance 12 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 30 F
Apr Temp 38 to 62 F
Jul Temp 62 to 86 F
Oct Temp 41 to 66 F
Annual Precip 37.2 inches
Station CHENOA
Distance 25.5 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 32 F
Apr Temp 40 to 63 F
Jul Temp 64 to 86 F
Oct Temp 43 to 66 F
Annual Precip 34.6 inches
Station PRINCEVILLE
Distance 32.1 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 30 F
Apr Temp 37 to 63 F
Jul Temp 61 to 85 F
Oct Temp 39 to 65 F
Annual Precip 38.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Benson 403 $70,000
El Paso 2,582 $55,000
Eureka 5,638 $74,861
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Roanoke High Schools

ROANOKE-BENSON HIGH SCHOOL
28 W HIGH
309-923-8401
Serves 191 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.8

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