Roanoke, Indiana

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Roanoke, Indiana

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High Points

Roanoke strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Indiana):

Category Trophy
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Roanoke Well-Paid Single Women
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 14% Roanoke Well-Paid Single Men
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 14% Roanoke People in Middle Class or Better
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Roanoke Median Family Income
College Educated Adults
(vs. State)
Top 19% Roanoke College Educated Adults
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Roanoke Low Rate of Poverty

Comparative Profile of Roanoke, Indiana

Comparing Roanoke to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Indiana (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Women 10 10
Well-Paid Single Men 9 9
Children Under 5 Years Old 8 7
Male Share of the Population 6 6
Female Share of the Population 5 5
Racial Diversity 3 4
Age of the Population 3 4
Senior Citizens 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 7 7
Average Household Size 6 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 9 9
Median Family Income 9 9
People Above Poverty 9 8
College Educated Adults 8 9

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 7 8
Short Commute Times 6 7
Walking and Biking to Work 5 4
Working at Home 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 7 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 2
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 4
People Living Alone 5 5
Affordability of Rents 4 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 4

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Roanoke Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 17 miles SW of Fort Wayne, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 92 miles NE of Indianapolis, Indiana
County Huntington
Metro Area Fort Wayne
Standard Zip Codes 46783
Phone Area Codes 260
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.962
Longitude -85.373

Roanoke Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 9.4 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 31 F
Apr Temp 38 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 42 to 63 F
Annual Precip 36.5 inches
Distance 14.2 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 31 F
Apr Temp 37 to 58 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 40 to 62 F
Annual Precip 38.5 inches
Station BLUFFTON 1 N
Distance 18.2 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 30 F
Apr Temp 40 to 58 F
Jul Temp 64 to 84 F
Oct Temp 42 to 63 F
Annual Precip 36.5 inches
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Roanoke Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,495 100%
Male 722 48.3%
Female 773 51.7%
Under 18 410 27.4%
18+ 1,085 72.6%
65+ 148 9.9%
Median Age 34.8
Average Family Size 3.07
White 1,475 98.7%
African-American 4 0.3%
Asian 3 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.1%
Other 3 0.2%
Mixed Race 8 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 14 0.9%

Estimated Roanoke Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,468
Growth -27
Growth % -1.8%

Roanoke Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 43%
US/American 15%
Irish 9.5%
English 6.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.3%
French (except Basque) 3.7%
Scottish 3.3%
Italian 2.4%
Norwegian 2%
Polish 1.9%
Swiss 1.6%
Scotch-Irish 1.5%
European 1.3%
Dutch 0.7%
Swedish 0.6%
Lithuanian 0.5%
Slovak 0.4%
British 0.4%
Czechoslovakian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Roanoke 1,495 $54,306
Andrews 1,290 $36,150
Huntington 17,450 $43,454
Markle 1,102 $48,654
Ossian 2,943 $54,188
Uniondale 277 $48,750
Zanesville 602 $58,375

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