Roanoke, Alabama

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Population in 2014: 5,970 (73% urban, 27% rural). Population change since 2000: -9.0%
 
Males: 2,514  (42.1%)
Females: 3,456  (57.9%)
Median resident age:  37.3 years
Alabama median age:  38.3 years

Zip codes: 36274.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $31,704 (it was $26,946 in 2000)
Roanoke:

$31,704
AL:

$42,849

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $20,427 (it was $14,088 in 2000)

Roanoke city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $87,943 (it was $60,500 in 2000)
Roanoke:

$87,943
AL:

$122,700

Median gross rent in 2013: $592.

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  • Races in Roanoke, AL (2010)

    Roanoke races chart
    • 3,44356.7%White alone
    • 2,45740.5%Black alone
    • 711.2%Hispanic
    • 520.9%Two or more races
    • 350.6%Asian alone
    • 150.2%American Indian alone
    • 10.02%Other race alone

Races in Roanoke detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Roanoke: 80.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (13.3%), Irish (9.4%), English (6.6%), German (3.9%), Subsaharan African (3.6%), French (1.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 880 feet

Land area: 18.8 square miles.

Population density: 317 people per square mile   (very low).

Roanoke,AL real estate house value index trend

Roanoke, Alabama map

For population 25 years and over in Roanoke:

  • High school or higher: 74.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.5%
  • Unemployed: 6.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Roanoke city:

  • Never married: 29.4%
  • Now married: 49.8%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 10.6%
  • Divorced: 7.6%

119 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.8%
Alabama:

2.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $320 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $386 (0.4%)

Roanoke satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Columbus, GA (52.0 miles , pop. 185,781).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (70.0 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (614.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Rock Mills, AL (2.2 miles ), Standing Rock, AL (2.9 miles) , Five Points, AL (3.0 miles) , Abanda, AL (3.1 miles) , Milltown, AL (3.3 miles ), White Plains, AL (3.3 miles ), Penton, AL (3.4 miles ), Wadley, AL (3.4 miles ).

Latitude: 33.15 N, Longitude: 85.37 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +489 (+8.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,131 (52.3%)

Area code: 334

Roanoke household income distribution Roanoke home values distribution

Crime rates in Roanoke by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2008 2010 2011 2012 2014
Murders 1200101000
per 100,000 15.130.40.00.014.90.014.90.00.00.0
Rapes 2373480320
per 100,000 30.245.5107.245.259.6120.90.049.233.00.0
Robberies 7274655331
per 100,000 105.730.4107.260.389.475.674.449.249.516.6
Assaults 25152711131013261810
per 100,000 377.6227.7413.4165.7193.7151.1193.6426.0296.8165.9
Burglaries 3628393029278354031
per 100,000 543.7425.1597.2451.9432.2408.0119.1573.5659.5514.2
Thefts 2021782371831611879217217691
per 100,000 3,050.92,702.33,628.82,756.42,399.42,825.61,369.92,818.32,901.91,509.4
Auto thefts 1210513108513118
per 100,000 181.2151.876.6195.8149.0120.974.4213.0181.4132.7
Arson N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A0N/AN/A
per 100,000 N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A0.0N/AN/A
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 290.8) 339.9305.1397.9247.6284.3304.1161.7312.6280.3146.7

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Crime rate in Roanoke detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 27 (23 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.79
Alabama average:

2.28
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.5%
Alabama:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +84 (+1.3%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (44%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (14%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
  • Manufacturing (27%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Material moving occupations (16%)
  • Transportation occupations (15%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (5%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Production occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Roanoke: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Roanoke, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Roanoke-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Alabama state average. It is 67% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/1/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 24.4 miles away from the Roanoke city center killed 7 people and injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 1/26/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.9 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 7 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Roanoke-area historical earthquake activity is near Alabama state average. It is 81% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 94.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 110.4 miles away from Roanoke center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 173.6 miles away from the city center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 179.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 147.9 miles away from Roanoke center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 200.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Randolph County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Hurricanes: 5, Tornadoes: 4, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Roanoke topographic map

Birthplace of: Ella Gaunt Smith - Manufacturing businesspeople, Fred Hyatt - Football player, Horace Gillom - Football player, Jake Daniel - Baseball player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Roanoke:

  • FAITH HOME CARE, INC (60008 HIGHWAY 22)
  • ROANOKE HEALTH CARE CENTER, LLC (680 SEYMOUR DRIVE)
  • ROSSER NH (SEYMORE AVE)
  • TRAYLOR RETIREMENT COMMUNITY (1235 YANCEY STREET P O BOX 467)
  • ROANOKE DIALYSIS CLINIC (4459 US HIGHWAY 431)
  • RANDOLPH COUNTY HOME CARE (320 MAIN STREET)

Airports and heliports located in Roanoke:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Roanoke:

  • Southern Union State Community College (about 12 miles; Wadley, AL; Full-time enrollment: 4,120)
  • University of West Georgia (about 34 miles; Carrollton, GA; FT enrollment: 10,358)
  • Auburn University (about 39 miles; Auburn University, AL; FT enrollment: 22,741)
  • West Georgia Technical College (about 40 miles; Waco, GA; FT enrollment: 4,768)
  • Columbus Technical College (about 50 miles; Columbus, GA; FT enrollment: 3,241)
  • Columbus State University (about 52 miles; Columbus, GA; FT enrollment: 6,876)
  • Jacksonville State University (about 52 miles; Jacksonville, AL; FT enrollment: 7,566)

Public high school in Roanoke:

Private high school in Roanoke:

  • FAITH CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 106, Location: 1120 US HIGHWAY 431, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Roanoke:

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Library in Roanoke:

  • ROANOKE - ANNIE L. AWBREY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $108,124; Location: 736 COLLEGE STREET; 19,487 books; 604 audio materials; 41 video materials; 1 state licensed databases)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Private Schools Faith Christian Academy

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Notable locations in Roanoke: Roanoke County Club (A), Roanoke Sewage Disposal Plant (B), Roanoke Public Library (C), Roanoke City Hall (D), Roanoke Fire Department Station 1 (E), Roanoke Fire Department Station 2 (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Roanoke include: Peace and Goodwill Church (A), Mount Pisgah Baptist Church (B), Mission Mount Bethel Church (C), Roanoke Church of Christ (D), Center Chapel (E), Trinity Baptist Church (F), Neighborhood Chapel Church of God (G), First United Methodist Church (H), First Christian Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Booger Hill Cemetery (1), Brown Cemetery (2), Cedarwood Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Bell Lake (A), Rice Pond (B), Bartlett Pond (C), Lake Louise (D), High Pine Creek Lake Number 3 (E), High Pine Creek Lake Number 2 (F), Roanoke City Lake (G), McMurray Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Graves Creek (A), Town Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Best Western Roanoke Inn (2983 Highway 431), Traveler's Inn (286 Highway 431), Budget Inn (701 Highway 431).

Randolph County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 34.7%
(22.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 44.9% for Black residents, 84.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 80.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Alabama:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  63.8%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.9%
Whole state:  4.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
166 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
373 people in nursing homes in 2000
4 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Roanoke, Alabama environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Roanoke (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Roanoke Office at 607 Main St, branch established on 1931/01/01. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Small Town Bank: Roanoke Branch at 548 Main Street, branch established on 1931/05/12. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $236.7 mil, Deposits: $196.0 mil, headquarters in Wedowee, AL, positive income, 4 total offices, Holding Company: East Alabama Financial Group, Inc.
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Roanoke Branch at 3140 Highway 431, branch established on 1961/09/15. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • First Bank: Roanoke Branch at 109 Main Street, branch established on 1982/08/31. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $67.5 mil, Deposits: $60.8 mil, headquarters in Wadley, AL, positive income, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Peoples Independent Bancshares, Inc.
  • Bank of Wedowee: Roanoke Branch at 3500 Highway 431, branch established on 1997/10/14. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $119.5 mil, Deposits: $99.0 mil, headquarters in Wedowee, AL, positive income, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Swann Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

15.0
Alabama average:

11.9

Roanoke travel time to work - commute Roanoke mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Roanoke city (based on Randolph County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant9,05369
Mainline Protestant1,97826
Black Protestant1,9539
Catholic1491
Other11
None9,779-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Randolph County:

1.79 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Randolph County:

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 24
Randolph County:

10.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
Here:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.7%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Randolph County:

31.7%
Alabama:

31.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.6%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Roanoke:

48.0%
Alabama:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

43.2%
Alabama:

44.8%

Average BMI:
Roanoke:

29.4
Alabama:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

23.5%
Alabama:

21.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

13.3%
Alabama:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Alabama:

6.8

Overweight people:
Roanoke:

34.7%
Alabama:

34.4%

General health condition:
This city:

51.9%
State:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Roanoke:

77.7%
State:

79.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Roanoke, AL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$6,193$24,7720$0
Other Government Administration 2$3,479$20,8747$4,500
Judicial and Legal 1$4,063$48,7562$1,530
Police Protection - Officers 23$69,577$36,3010$0
Police - Other 5$10,161$24,3860$0
Firefighters 0$0 3$1,170
Streets and Highways 10$24,428$29,3142$1,094
Parks and Recreation 5$7,551$18,1220$0
Local Libraries 3$4,451$17,8042$1,459
Totals for Government 52$129,903$29,97816$9,753

5.24% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,195 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.24%
Alabama average:

6.02%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Chambers County, AL  0.51% ($28,108 average AGI)
from Carroll County, GA  0.37% ($29,185)
from Coweta County, GA  0.32% ($41,304)


5.13% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($25,503 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.13%
Alabama average:

6.06%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Carroll County, GA  0.50% ($28,250 average AGI)
to Troup County, GA  0.47% ($20,294)
to Lee County, AL  0.46% ($19,182)

Strongest AM radio stations in Roanoke:

  • WELR (1360 AM; 1 kW; ROANOKE, AL)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WGSE (720 AM; daytime; 8 kW; HOGANSVILLE, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMLB (1160 AM; 50 kW; EAST POINT, GA; Owner: ATLANTA AREA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WZZX (780 AM; daytime; 5 kW; LINEVILLE, AL; Owner: ROBERT A. PERRY)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WAOK (1380 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Roanoke:

  • WELR-FM (102.3 FM; ROANOKE, AL; Owner: EAGLE'S NEST, INC.)
  • WMAX-FM (105.3 FM; BOWDON, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTBJ (91.3 FM; OXFORD, AL; Owner: TRINITY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY)
  • WALR-FM (104.1 FM; LA GRANGE, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WSTH-FM (106.1 FM; ALEXANDER CITY, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVFJ-FM (93.3 FM; MANCHESTER, GA; Owner: PROVIDENT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVOK-FM (97.9 FM; OXFORD, AL; Owner: WOODARD BROADCASTING CO. INC.)
  • WASZ (95.5 FM; ASHLAND, AL; Owner: WILLIAMS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJSP-FM (88.1 FM; WARM SPRINGS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WCJM-FM (100.9 FM; WEST POINT, GA; Owner: QANTUM OF AUBURN LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WZLM (97.3 FM; DADEVILLE, AL; Owner: GREAT SOUTH RFDC, LLC)
  • WBTR-FM (92.1 FM; CARROLLTON, GA; Owner: WYAI, INC.)
  • W220AN (91.9 FM; LA GRANGE, ETC., GA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WMGP (98.1 FM; HOGANSVILLE, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around Roanoke:

  • WSWS-TV (Channel 66; OPELIKA, AL; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF OPELIKA)
  • W04DB (Channel 4; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: VVILPTV, INC.)
  • WJSP-TV (Channel 28; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WCAG-LP (Channel 33; LA GRANGE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA-ALABAMA BROADCASTING, INC.)
Roanoke fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Roanoke fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 16Number of bridges
  • 37m121ftTotal length
  • $19,040,000Total costs
  • 52,105Total average daily traffic
  • 3,606Total average daily truck traffic
  • 67,498Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 31920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 41960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 12010-2015
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Roanoke, AL

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Roanoke)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

92 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • On Broughton Rd 1230 N Of Al Hwy 22 (Lat: 33.165944 Lon: -85.404944), Structure height: 15 m, Call Sign: WNXH402, Licensee ID: L00012191
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.210 MHzGrant Date: 07/02/1996, Expiration Date: 09/11/2001, Cancellation Date: 02/10/2002Registrant: Randolph County Water Sewer & Fire Protection Authority, Rt 2 Box 228, Wedowee, AL 36278, Phone: (205) 823-4423
  • Co Compressor Sta 110 (Lat: 33.151222 Lon: -85.513556), Call Sign: KIC558
    Assigned Frequencies: 48.7400 MHzGrant Date: 07/18/2014, Expiration Date: 08/01/2024, Certifier: Michael A VicknairRegistrant: Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Co., LLC, Houston, TX 77251-1396, Phone: (713) 215-2745, Fax: (713) 215-2266, Email:
  • Hwy 431 .5 Mi S (Lat: 33.149278 Lon: -85.362444), Call Sign: KNAS955, Licensee ID: L00004766
    Assigned Frequencies: 43.1000 MHzGrant Date: 02/08/2012, Expiration Date: 02/18/2022Registrant: Superior Gas Inc, Roanoke, AL 36274, Phone: (205) 863-2138
  • Lat: 33.125556 Lon: -85.360000, Call Sign: WQHH954, Licensee ID: L00054666
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.370 MHzGrant Date: 08/01/2007, Expiration Date: 08/01/2017, Certifier: Jeff BoutwellRegistrant: Roanoke Utilities Board, Roanoke, AL 36274, Phone: (334) 796-0073, Fax: (334) 863-7051
  • Company Compressor Sta 110 (Lat: 33.151111 Lon: -85.513611), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 115.8 m, Overall height: 116.7 m, Call Sign: WQQM499
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.915 MHzGrant Date: 01/26/2013, Expiration Date: 01/26/2023, Cancellation Date: 04/10/2014, Certifier: Dan BeaverRegistrant: Allcomm Wireless, Inc., 3720 Hargrove Road E, Tuscaloosa, AL 35405, Phone: (205) 553-2122, Fax: (205) 553-3455, Email:
  • Lat: 33.130000 Lon: -85.350000, Call Sign: WQQQ322
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.490 MHz, 154.515 MHzGrant Date: 02/12/2013, Expiration Date: 02/12/2023, Certifier: Joey WhaleyRegistrant: Allcomm Wireless Inc., 4116 First Avenue North, Birmingham, AL 35222, Phone: (205) 591-8804, Fax: (205) 595-7642, Email:
  • Lat: 33.134167 Lon: -85.369722, Call Sign: WQUB250
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.387 MHz, 456.412 MHz, 456.487 MHz, 456.662 MHz, 457.062 MHz, 457.137 MHz, 457.162 MHz, 457.637 MHz, 457.812 MHz, 457.887 MHzGrant Date: 05/24/2014, Expiration Date: 05/24/2024, Certifier: J T TaylorRegistrant: Communications & Electronics, Inc., 2310 Belle Arbor Ave., Chattanooga, TN 37406, Phone: (423) 698-3306, Fax: (423) 698-0446, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

65 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Roanoke)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: DEEHON WINDOW CO INC SHA-GLASAIR RG (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 135WD , Serial Number: SH-424R, Year manufactured: 1982, Airworthiness Date: 08/19/1987
    Registrant (Individual): Richard O Seymour, Po Box 218, Roanoke, AL 36274
  • Aircraft: HALKETT BRIAN K VANS RV-8 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 184BH , Serial Number: 81500, Year manufactured: 2002, Airworthiness Date: 02/07/2002
    Registrant (Individual): Nicholas S Hare, 1263 Main St, Roanoke, AL 36274
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172D (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2595U , Serial Number: 17250195, Year manufactured: 1963, Airworthiness Date: 04/01/1963
    Registrant (Corporation): Roanoke Electronic Controls Inc, Po Box 366, Roanoke, AL 36274
  • Aircraft: HENLEY JOHN F S6ES (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: BOMBARDIER ROTAX (ALL) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 268H , Serial Number: 112444, Year manufactured: 2012, Airworthiness Date: 12/20/2012
    Registrant (Individual): Charles C Fisher, 566 County Road 125, Roanoke, AL 36274
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-160 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5416W , Serial Number: 28-487, Year manufactured: 1962, Airworthiness Date: 03/28/1962
    Registrant (Individual): Richard O Seymour, Po Box 218, Roanoke, AL 36274
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-34-200T (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 7, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR TSIO-360 SER (225 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8510F , Serial Number: 34-7770089, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 12/13/1976
    Registrant (Individual): Russell D Peterson, Po Box 463, Roanoke, AL 36274
  • Aircraft: LEVY JOHN CROWELL JR GLASAIR RG (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 88JL , Serial Number: 463, Year manufactured: 1987, Airworthiness Date: 12/04/1987
    Registrant (Individual): Richard O Seymour, Po Box 218, Roanoke, AL 36274

Drinking water stations with addresses in Roanoke and their reported violations in the past:

ROANOKE (THE UTIL. BD. OF THE CITY OF) (Population served: 7,575, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-06-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-06-2013), St Compliance achieved (FEB-22-2013), St Public Notif received (MAR-01-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-06-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-06-2013), St Compliance achieved (FEB-22-2013), St Public Notif received (MAR-01-2013)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 56
  • Hazardous Condition: 24

Incident types - Roanoke

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Roanoke, AL

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Roanoke, Alabama:

  • Key West Inn, 2983 Hwy 431, Roanoke, Alabama 36274 , Phone: (334) 863-2100, Fax: (334) 863-6713
  • Traveler's Inn, 286 Hwy 431, Roanoke, Alabama 36274 , Phone: (334) 863-4196, Fax: (334) 863-4943
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Roanoke, Alabama

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (67%)
  • Utility gas (20%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (12%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
Businesses in Roanoke, AL
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Nike1
Advance Auto Parts1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1Sears1
Circle K1Subway1
FedEx1U-Haul2
H&R Block1Walmart1
McDonald's1

Roanoke compared to Alabama state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Roanoke on our top lists:

  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Manufacturing (population 5,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Manufacturing (population 5,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Material moving occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Production occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people below the poverty level, excluding cities with 15% or more of residents in college and with the median age below 28 (population 5,000+)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Transportation occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of females (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Material moving occupations (population 5,000+)"
There are 6 pilots and 4 other airmen in this city.
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