Roanoke, Indiana Population 2024

1,789

Roanoke is a city located in Allen County, Huntington County, Wells County, and Whitley County Indiana. Roanoke has a 2024 population of 1,789. Roanoke is currently growing at a rate of 0.28% annually and its population has increased by 1.19% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,768 in 2020.

The average household income in Roanoke is $85,156 with a poverty rate of 6.46%. The median age in Roanoke is 39.4 years: 37.7 years for males, and 40.5 years for females.

Roanoke Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Roanoke was:

  • White: 94.33%
  • Two or more races: 3.83%
  • Native American: 0.7%
  • Asian: 0.54%
  • Black or African American: 0.38%
  • Other race: 0.22%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
State
Indiana
Land Area (mi²)
1.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,445.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.19% (21)
The current population of Roanoke, Indiana is 1,789 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,768.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,74794.33%
Two or more races713.83%
Native American130.7%
Asian100.54%
Black or African American70.38%
Other race40.22%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Black or African American

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Roanoke Population by Race

Roanoke Population Pyramid 2024

Roanoke Median Age

39.4

Total

37.7

Male

40.5

Female

Roanoke Adults

There are 1,452 adults, (291 of whom are seniors) in Roanoke.

Roanoke Age Dependency

59.5

Age Dependency Ratio

25.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Roanoke Sex Ratio

Female95451.51%
Male89848.49%

Roanoke Population by Age

Roanoke Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All8272.2384.415.6
Married4002.96928
Non Family2941.1573.526.5
Female1042.4881.718.3
Male292.241000

2.74

Average Family Size

2.23

Average Household Size

84.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Roanoke Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade544.04%
Associates Degree1249.28%
Bachelors Degree22316.69%
Graduate Degree1118.31%
High School Graduate50337.65%
Less Than 9th Grade231.72%
Some College29822.31%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Roanoke Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Roanoke Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,2321,155301
2+ Races525214
Hispanic22224
Native American13130
Asian101010
Black775
Other Race444

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Roanoke Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$51,750$63,906$50,417
Graduate Degree$67,000$0$65,625
High School Graduate$48,942$54,940$34,615
Less Than 9th Grade$47,708$0$48,646
Overall$50,583$59,375$45,099
Some College$48,446$60,938$42,019

$50,583

Average Earnings

$59,375

Average Male

$45,099

Average Female

Roanoke Earnings by Educational Attainment

Roanoke Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Roanoke Language

95.55% of Roanoke residents speak only English, while 4.45% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.14% of the population.

Roanoke Language

Roanoke Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,7001186.94%
Black7114.29%

6.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.26%

Male Poverty Rate

8.54%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Roanoke

The race most likely to be in poverty in Roanoke is Black, with 14.29% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Roanoke is White, with 6.94% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.39%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.24%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.03%.

Roanoke Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade11.69%
High School9.34%
Some College3.55%
Bachelors or Greater1.8%

Roanoke Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed8.7%
Female Employed1.41%
Male Employed1.18%
Male Unemployed0%

Roanoke Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Roanoke Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$93,220$100,307
Households$70,583$85,156
Married Families$103,333$-999,999,999
Non Families$47,708$53,983

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Roanoke Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

53.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.5%

Male Marriage Rate

48.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Roanoke Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Roanoke Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Roanoke Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Roanoke Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

170

Number of Veterans

144

Male Veterans

26

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War67
Vietnam50
Second Gulf War14
Korea12
World War II0

Roanoke Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5454
55 to 6449
65 to 7448
75+16
18 to 343

Roanoke Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White14510.61%
2+ Races2446.15%
Black114.29%

Roanoke Veterans by Race

Roanoke Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

1.76%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.18%

Veteran Disability Rate

Roanoke Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

69.5%

Labor Force Participation

67.7%

Employment Rate

2.5%

Unemployment Rate

Roanoke Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Roanoke Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Roanoke Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

77.16%

Born in Roanoke

99.35%

Native Born

0.65%

Foreign Born

0.11%

Non Citizen

0.54%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.35% of Roanoke residents were born in the United States, with 77.16% having been born in Indiana. 0.11% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Roanoke Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,81550.28%
20281,81050.28%
20271,80560.33%
20261,79950.28%
20251,79450.28%
20241,78950.28%
20231,78400%
20221,78450.28%
20211,779110.62%
20201,768613.57%
20191,707140.83%
20181,69310.06%
20171,69210.06%
20161,691-10-0.59%
20151,70100%
20141,701-6-0.35%
20131,707-10-0.58%
20121,717-7-0.41%
20111,72430.17%
20101,72100%

Roanoke Population by Year