Roanoke, Randolph County, Alabama

Roanoke: City in Randolph County, Alabama, United States

About

Roanoke is a city located in the county of Randolph in the U.S. state of Alabama. Its population at the 2010 census was 6,074. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 5,940 inhabitants.

Quick Facts about Roanoke

Population : 5,940 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Alabama (United States)
County : Randolph County
Postal code : 36274
Phone Area Codes : 334
Water as percent of area : 2%
Land as percent of area : 98%
Altitude : 846 feet / 258 meters
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 20:31:22 (8th February 2023)
Population growth : -2.26% (2010-2020)
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Location of Roanoke on Alabama map.
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Downtown Roanoke Alabama
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Geography

Roanoke is located at 33°9'4"N 85°22'20"W (33.1512300, -85.3721700).

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Demographics

According to census records, the population of Roanoke decreased by 2.26% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 6,074 - census
2011 6,036 -0.63% estimation process
2012 5,978 -0.97% estimation process
2013 5,970 -0.13% estimation process
2014 5,905 -1.1% estimation process
2015 5,954 0.82% estimation process
2016 5,917 -0.63% estimation process
2017 5,940 0.39% estimation process
2018 5,932 -0.13% estimation process
2019 5,913 -0.32% estimation process
2020 5,940 0.45% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 5,913
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 6,085
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -2.8%
April 1, 2020 Population : 5,311
April 1, 2010 Population : 6,074
People under 5 years old, percentage : 5.5%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 18.9%
People over 65 (%) : 19.6%
Female persons, % : 53.1%
White only, percent : 51.0%
Black or African American alone, percent : 46.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.0%
Asians alone % : 0.0%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 3.0%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 3.5%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 50.3%
2015-2019 Veterans : 369
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 0.9%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 68.4%

Roanoke zip code is 36274. County name: Randolph, County fips: 01111

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 68.4%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $85,900
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $774
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $358
2015-2019 median gross rent : $602
2015-2019 Households : 2,387
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.42
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 90.8%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 1.0%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 89.4%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 76.9%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 82.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 17.4%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 10.4%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 14.7%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 59.6%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 56.9%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 10,626
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 89,538
2012 total retail sales per capita : $14,886
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 21.8
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $42,069
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $24,343
Percentage of people living in poverty : 20.0%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 653
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 365
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 219
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 204
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 409
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 112
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 492
2010 population per square mile : 324.2
2010 land area in square miles : 18.73
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 12,157
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 76.6%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $96,100
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $942
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $327
2015-2019 median gross rent : $620
2015-2019 Households : 8,702
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.55
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 89.4%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 2.1%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 82.3%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 69.8%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 79.6%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 16.5%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 11.8%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 12.3%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 50.0%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 44.8%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 15,587
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 49,300
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 251,564
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 158,271
2012 total retail sales per capita : $6,980
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 27.9
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $43,395
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $24,721
Percentage of people living in poverty : 17.5%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 341
2019 total employment : 3,825
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 119,580
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : -1.1%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 1,427
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 2,071
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,002
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 644
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 290
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,725
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 223
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,588
2010 population per square mile : 39.5
2010 land area in square miles : 580.55
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 13,905
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 72.5%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $149,700
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,195
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $493
2015-2019 median gross rent : $769
Permits for construction, 2020 : 111
2015-2019 Households : 12,947
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.53
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 87.1%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 16.8%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 86.8%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 79.1%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 88.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 21.8%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 6.3%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 10.1%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 70.3%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 65.8%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 40,941
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 179,887
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 4,438,533
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 541,183
2012 total retail sales per capita : $16,560
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 13.7
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $62,305
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $30,331
Percentage of people living in poverty : 9.0%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 1,031
2019 total employment : 16,796
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 715,126
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : 0.1%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 2,381
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 2,925
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,119
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,142
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 163
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,606
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 212
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,492
2010 population per square mile : 47.8
2010 land area in square miles : 674.06
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 52.0%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $425,600
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $2,323
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $961
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,305
2015-2019 Households : 10,063
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.07
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 80.1%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 9.4%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 95.0%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 89.2%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 95.8%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 58.6%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 7.1%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 4.6%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 69.6%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 67.5%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 260,598
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 576,186
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 810,740
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 1,277,298
2012 total retail sales per capita : $59,745
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 22.8
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $83,923
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $53,344
Percentage of people living in poverty : 6.7%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 3,946
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,278
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,054
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 131
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 3,486
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 395
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 3,106
2010 population per square mile : 1,329.0
2010 land area in square miles : 15.63

People born in Roanoke (10)

People born in Roanoke, including business executive Stanley O'Neal, French journalist George Eddy, football player Fred Hyatt, .

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Schools in Roanoke

College & universities near Roanoke, AL

Code Name City ZIP
251260 Southern Union State Community College Wadley (AL) 36276
140234 LaGrange College Lagrange (GA) 30240-2999
138868 Point University West Point (GA) 31833
141334 University of West Georgia Carrollton (GA) 30118-0001

Stations (2)

Amtrak & bus stations near Roanoke, AL

Code Name Address Type
ATN Anniston 126 West 4th St RAIL
ATL Peachtree Station 1688 Peachtree Street, NW RAIL

Post offices near Roanoke

Post Office Name City ZIP
Roanok Post Office Roanoke (AL) 36274
Five Poin Post Office Five Points (AL) 36855
Wadley Post Office Wadley (AL) 36276
Wedow Post Office Wedowee (AL) 36278
Woodland Post Office Woodland (AL) 36280

Other places with the same name (5)

  • Roanoke , Virginia independent city in Virginia, United States with a population of 99,058 people.
  • Roanoke , Texas city in Denton County, Texas, United States with a population of 9,753 people.
  • Roanoke , Illinois village in Illinois, United States with a population of 1,966 people.
  • Roanoke , Indiana town in Indiana, United States with a population of 1,706 people.

Other cities in Randolph County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Randolph County , AL.

City Name Population Title
Wedowee 802 Town in Alabama
Wadley 710 Human settlement in Randolph County, Alabama, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Roanoke distances to largest Alabama cities