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People

Total Population 2,189
Male Share of the Population 50%
Female Share of the Population 50%
Senior Citizens 21.6%
Employed Population 16+ 1,094
Age of the Population 46

Families

% of people married 61.2%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 23.9%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $72,050
% Above Poverty Level 97.1%
% Below Poverty Level 2.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 5.9%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 27.7%
Median Gross Rent $668
Median House Value $112,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.2%
US/American 0%
English 3.9%
Irish 10.2%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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 427 $67,500
El Paso 2,694 $53,654
Eureka 5,704 $74,535

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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

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