Roanoke, Alabama Population 2022

5,159
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Roanoke is a city located in Randolph County Alabama. Roanoke has a 2020 population of 5,159. Roanoke is currently declining at a rate of -1.45% annually and its population has decreased by -2.86% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,311 in 2010.

The average household income in Roanoke is $56,405 with a poverty rate of 19.39%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $611 per month, and the median house value is $109,000. The median age in Roanoke is 45 years, 42.4 years for males, and 49.2 years for females.

Roanoke Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Roanokewas:

  • White: 51.26%
  • Black or African American: 45.98%
  • Two or more races: 2.77%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Roanoke, Alabama is 5,159 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,311.

Roanoke, Alabama Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,04051.26%
Black or African American2,72745.98%
Two or More Races1642.77%
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Roanoke Population by Race

Roanoke Population Pyramid 2022

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Roanoke Median Age

45.8


Total

43.4


Male

49.1


Female

Roanoke Adults

There are 4,800 adults, (1,278 of whom are seniors) in Roanoke.

Roanoke Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

36.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Roanoke Sex Ratio

Female

3,169

53.43%

Male

2,762

46.57%

Roanoke Population by Age

Roanoke Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Roanoke Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88%12%
All70.7%29.3%
Male69.9%30.1%
Female60.5%39.5%
Non Family54.7%45.3%

70.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Roanoke Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,3622.4470.7
Married9822.6688
Male833.4669.9
Female6613.2860.5
Non Family6361.1154.7

2.86

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

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Roanoke Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2084.87%
9th to 12th Grade48811.44%
High School Graduate1,58637.17%
Some College98022.97%
Associates Degree45310.62%
Bachelors Degree3788.86%
Graduate Degree1744.08%
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Roanoke Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Roanoke Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,3812,127476
Black1,7771,44476
2+ Races67
Hispanic42

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 89.33%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 19.99%.

Roanoke Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,370$33,803$27,210
Less Than 9th Grade$20,750$$
High School Graduate$31,774$34,110$28,704
Some College$27,903$29,657$25,896
Bachelors Degree$50,278$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$30,370

Average Earnings

$33,803

Average Male

$27,210

Average Female

Roanoke Earnings by Educational Attainment

Roanoke Language by Age

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Roanoke Language

99.26% of Roanoke residents speak only English, while 0.74% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.74% of the population.

Roanoke Language

Roanoke Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,86455519.38%
Black2,67439514.77%
OtherNaN%
Multiple164164100.00%

19.39%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.81%

Male Poverty Rate

23.46%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Roanoke

The race most likely to be in poverty in Roanoke is White, with 19.38% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Roanoke is Multiple, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.96%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.53%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.46%.

Roanoke Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade34.83%
High School10.53%
Some College7.18%
Bachelors or Greater1.69%

Roanoke Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed3.45%
Male Unemployed28.70%
Female Employed13.74%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Roanoke Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Roanoke Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$42,360$55,984
Families$50,766$62,840
Married Families$72,719-
Non Families$25,813$33,955
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Income by Household Type

Roanoke Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.3%

Male Marriage Rate

40.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Roanoke Married by Age and Sex

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Roanoke Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Roanoke Marital Status by Race

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Roanoke Marital Status

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333

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War48
First Gulf War43
Vietnam244
Korea8
World War II

Roanoke Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3423
35 to 5413
55 to 6433
65 to 74194
75+70

Roanoke Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1987.59%
Black1356.35%

Roanoke Veterans by Race

Roanoke Veterans by Education

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4.97%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.49%

Veteran Disability Rate

Roanoke Veterans by Education

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59.6%

Labor Force Participation

55.8%

Employment Rate

6.3%

Unemployment Rate

Roanoke Employment by Age

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Roanoke Employment by Race

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Roanoke Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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74.37%

Born in Roanoke

99.16%

Native Born

0.84%

Foreign Born

0.84%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.16% of Roanoke residents were born in the United States, with 74.37% having been born in Alabama. 0.84% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Roanoke Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19203,8410.00%
19304,3735321.31%
19404,168-205-0.48%
19505,3921,2242.61%
19605,288-104-0.19%
19705,251-37-0.07%
19805,8966451.17%
19906,3624660.76%
20006,5632010.31%
20106,074-489-0.77%
20115,998-76-1.25%
20125,922-76-1.27%
20135,846-76-1.28%
20145,770-76-1.30%
20155,694-76-1.32%
20165,618-76-1.33%
20175,542-76-1.35%
20185,466-76-1.37%
20195,390-76-1.39%
20205,311-79-1.47%
20215,235-76-1.43%
20225,159-76-1.45%

Roanoke Population by Year