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Population in 2012: 6,015 (73% urban, 27% rural). Population change since 2000: -8.3%
 

Males: 2,729  (45.4%)
Females: 3,286  (54.6%)

Median resident age:  37.8 years
Alabama median age:  43.1 years

Zip codes: 36274.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $27,140 (it was $26,946 in 2000)
Roanoke:

$27,140
AL:

$41,574
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,599

Roanoke city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $91,166 (it was $60,500 in 2000)
Roanoke:

$91,166
AL:

$123,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $95,638; Detached houses: $103,458; Townhouses or other attached units: $100,119; In 2-unit structures: $25,897; Mobile homes: $53,293

Median gross rent in 2012: $541.

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  • White alone - 3,443 (56.7%)
  • Black alone - 2,457 (40.5%)
  • Hispanic - 71 (1.2%)
  • Two or more races - 52 (0.9%)
  • Asian alone - 35 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 15 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.02%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Roanoke: 82.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (12.4%), Irish (11.2%), English (9.2%), Subsaharan African (4.8%), German (3.4%), French (3.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 880 feet

Land area: 18.8 square miles.

Population density: 320 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Roanoke:

  • High school or higher: 71.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.7%
  • Unemployed: 10.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Roanoke city:

  • Never married: 28.3%
  • Now married: 47.2%
  • Separated: 5.0%
  • Widowed: 11.7%
  • Divorced: 7.8%

119 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.8%
Alabama:  2.9%



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists there were 32 registered sex offenders living in Roanoke, Alabama as of September 16, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Roanoke to the number of sex offenders is 188 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $387 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $358 (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: +613 (+10.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 865 (42.7%)

Area code: 334

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Crime rates in Roanoke by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2008 2010 2011 2012
Murders 120010100
per 100,000 15.130.40.00.014.90.014.90.00.0
Rapes 237348032
per 100,000 30.245.5107.245.259.6120.90.049.233.0
Robberies 727465533
per 100,000 105.730.4107.260.389.475.674.449.249.5
Assaults 251527111310132618
per 100,000 377.6227.7413.4165.7193.7151.1193.6426.0296.8
Burglaries 36283930292783540
per 100,000 543.7425.1597.2451.9432.2408.0119.1573.5659.5
Thefts 20217823718316118792172176
per 100,000 3050.92702.33628.82756.42399.42825.61369.92818.32901.9
Auto thefts 121051310851311
per 100,000 181.2151.876.6195.8149.0120.974.4213.0181.4
Arson N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A0N/A
per 100,000 N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A0.0N/A
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 296.8) 339.9305.2398.0247.6284.3304.2161.7312.6280.4

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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

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Roanoke, Alabama accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.4%
Alabama:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +84 (+1.3%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (38%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Educational services (3%)
  • Construction (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Information (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (17%)
  • Cashiers (9%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Roanoke-area historical tornado activity is near Alabama state average. It is 148% 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 significantly below Alabama state average. It is 99% 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 8/19/2004 at 23:51:49, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 MW, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 92.6 miles away from Roanoke center
On 5/9/2004 at 08:56:10, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 92.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), 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: 6, Storms: 6, Hurricanes: 5, Tornadoes: 4, Winds: 2, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 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/medical centers in Roanoke:

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

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Local government website: roanoke-al.com

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Roanoke:

  • Southern Union State Community College (about 12 miles; Wadley, AL; Full-time enrollment: 3,299)
  • University of West Georgia (about 34 miles; Carrollton, GA; FT enrollment: 8,675)
  • Auburn University Main Campus (about 39 miles; Auburn University, AL; FT enrollment: 20,996)
  • West Georgia Technical College (about 39 miles; Waco, GA; FT enrollment: 2,833)
  • Columbus State University (about 52 miles; Columbus, GA; FT enrollment: 5,341)
  • Jacksonville State University (about 52 miles; Jacksonville, AL; FT enrollment: 6,251)
  • Tuskegee University (about 54 miles; Tuskegee, AL; FT enrollment: 2,854)

Public high school in Roanoke:

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
Air pollution and air quality trends
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 32.6. This is about average.
City:

32.6
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.179. This is significantly better than average. There were 18 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.179
U.S.:

0.334
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 22.4. This is about average. There were 31 monitors within city limits.
City:

22.4
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.39. This is about average. There were 15 monitors within city limits.
City:

9.39
U.S.:

9.59

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

ROANOKE (THE UTIL. BD. OF THE CITY OF) (Population served: 7704, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JUL-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUL-22-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-22-2003)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
RANDOLPH COUNTY WATER & SEWER AUTHORITY (Population served: 4545, Purch_surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-24-2000)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 32.4%
(20.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 42.9% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 77.8% 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Roanoke, AL

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 compared to Alabama state average:

Roanoke, Alabama environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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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.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Roanoke, Alabama:

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Roanoke travel time to work - commute


Roanoke mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (56%)
  • Utility gas (24%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (13%)
  • Wood (5%)
  • Other fuel (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 49.87%
Here49.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Churches of ChristChurch of the Nazarene
Adherents53.4%25.3%6.3%6.1%1.9%
Congregations36.3%31.4%6.9%10.8%2.0%
NameChristian Churches and Churches of ChristCatholic ChurchEpiscopal ChurchUnited Church of ChristOther
Adherents1.7%1.1%0.8%0.8%2.4%
Congregations2.0%1.0%1.0%2.0%6.9%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Randolph County:

1.79 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

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

6.25 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

11.7%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Randolph County:

31.7%
State:

31.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Randolph County:

13.6%
State:

13.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$5,229$31,3740$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$3,972
Judicial and Legal 1$2,568$30,8162$1,942
Police Protection - Officers 25$64,773$31,0910$0
Police - Other 4$7,153$21,4591$744
Firefighters 0$0 3$122
Streets and Highways 12$23,258$23,2580$0
Local Libraries 3$4,289$17,1562$1,167
Totals for Government 47$107,270$27,38815$7,947


5.88% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,637 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.88%
Alabama average:

6.81%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Carroll County, GA  0.62% ($56,689 average AGI)
from Chambers County, AL  0.57% ($24,610)
from Calhoun County, AL  0.44% ($31,469)


5.54% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,048 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.54%
Alabama average:

6.16%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Calhoun County, AL  0.60% ($24,093 average AGI)
to Carroll County, GA  0.53% ($33,053)
to Troup County, GA  0.46% ($21,667)

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.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Roanoke, Alabama:
  • Fatal accident count: 20
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 30
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 6
  • Fatalities: 22
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 47
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Alabama average:
  • Fatal accident count: 105
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 164
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 27
  • Fatalities: 115
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 269
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 10

See more detailed statistics of Roanoke fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 10
Total length: 26 meters (85ft)
Total costs: $11,022,000
Total average daily traffic: 20,730
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,532
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 31,737

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1940-1949: 2
  • 1950-1959: 2
  • 1960-1969: 3
  • 1970-1979: 0
  • 1980-1989: 1
  • 1990-1999: 1
  • 2000-2009: 1
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:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/02/1996, Expiration Date: 09/11/2001, Cancellation Date: 02/10/2002
    Registrant: 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/08/2004, Expiration Date: 08/01/2014, Certifier: Michael A Vicknair
    Registrant: 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/08/2012, Expiration Date: 02/18/2022
    Registrant: 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/01/2007, Expiration Date: 08/01/2017, Certifier: Jeff Boutwell
    Registrant: 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/26/2013, Expiration Date: 01/26/2023, Certifier: Dan Beaver
    Registrant: 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/12/2013, Expiration Date: 02/12/2023, Certifier: Joey Whaley
    Registrant: Allcomm Wireless Inc., 4116 First Avenue North, Birmingham, AL 35222, Phone: (205) 591-8804, Fax: (205) 595-7642, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

13 (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:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • 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, 60 Kay Ln, 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: 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): Leslie Keith Gay, 1262 Striplin St, Roanoke, AL 36274
  • Aircraft: CIRRUS DESIGN CORP SR22 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-550-N (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 878SR , Serial Number: 2778, Year manufactured: 2007, Airworthiness Date: 11/01/2007
    Registrant (Corporation): Mkp Enterprises LLC, 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
  • Aircraft: LARGAY CHARLES E GLASAIR RG SH-2 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 911CL , Serial Number: 537-R
    Registrant (Individual): Winfred P Enloe, Po Box 395, Roanoke, AL 36274


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
Businesses in Roanoke, AL
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1Sears1
FedEx1Subway1
H&R Block1U-Haul2
McDonald's1Walmart1
Nike1

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