Roanoke, Illinois

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Population in 2013: 2,099 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +5.3%
 
Males: 1,144  (54.5%)
Females: 955  (45.5%)
Median resident age:  41.9 years
Illinois median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 61561.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $55,814 (it was $43,125 in 2000)
Roanoke:

$55,814
IL:

$56,210

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $33,244 (it was $24,489 in 2000)

Roanoke village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $110,617 (it was $85,700 in 2000)
Roanoke:

$110,617
IL:

$169,600

Median gross rent in 2013: $589.

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  • Races in Roanoke, IL (2010)

    Roanoke races chart
    • 2,01697.6%White alone
    • 221.1%Hispanic
    • 130.6%Black alone
    • 80.4%Two or more races
    • 60.3%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Roanoke: 86.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (51.1%), Swiss (9.6%), United States (7.5%), Italian (7.2%), Irish (6.0%), French (2.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 06/29/1894

Elevation: 735 feet

Land area: 0.91 square miles.

Population density: 2,307 people per square mile   (low).

Roanoke,IL real estate house value index trend

Roanoke, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Roanoke:

  • High school or higher: 96.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.5%
  • Unemployed: 3.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Roanoke village:

  • Never married: 17.1%
  • Now married: 60.2%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 8.8%
  • Divorced: 11.7%

1 residents are foreign born

This village:

0.0%
Illinois:

14.0%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Roanoke, Illinois as of September 02, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Roanoke to the number of sex offenders is 692 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,549 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,319 (2.1%)

Roanoke satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Peoria, IL (22.1 miles , pop. 112,936).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (107.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Secor, IL (2.3 miles ), Benson, IL (2.3 miles ), Eureka, IL (2.6 miles ), Metamora, IL (2.9 miles ), Panola, IL (3.1 miles) , Washburn, IL (3.1 miles ), El Paso, IL (3.2 miles ), Minonk, IL (3.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $140,000
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $161,400
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $110,000
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $101,200
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $117,000
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $181,300
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $189,800
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $180,000
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $243,300
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $184,400
  • 2007: 8 buildings, average cost: $132,100
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $207,500
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $271,300
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $206,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 40.80 N, Longitude: 89.20 W

Area code: 309

Roanoke household income distribution Roanoke home values distribution

Crime rates in Roanoke by Year
Type 2007 2008 2009
Murders 000
per 100,000 0.00.00.0
Rapes 210
per 100,000 100.050.20.0
Robberies 000
per 100,000 0.00.00.0
Assaults 160
per 100,000 50.0301.40.0
Burglaries 390
per 100,000 150.0452.00.0
Thefts 382
per 100,000 150.0401.899.2
Auto thefts 030
per 100,000 0.0150.70.0
Arson 000
per 100,000 0.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.0) 110.9166.84.1

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Crime rate in Roanoke detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.7%
Illinois:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +74 (+3.9%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Construction (19%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (37%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Construction (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (20%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (15%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Roanoke, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Roanoke, Illinois average temperatures Roanoke, Illinois average precipitation Roanoke, Illinois humidity Roanoke, Illinois wind speed Roanoke, Illinois snowfall Roanoke, Illinois sunshine Roanoke, Illinois clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Roanoke-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 87% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/13/2004, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 2.0 miles away from the Roanoke village center injured 3 people.

On 6/29/1976, a category F4 tornado 23.7 miles away from the village center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Roanoke-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 176.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 153.5 miles away from Roanoke center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 208.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 48.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 176.0 miles away from Roanoke center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 163.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Woodford County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Roanoke topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Roanoke:

  • APOSTOLIC CHRISTIAN HOME (1102 WEST RANDOLPH)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Roanoke:

  • MAPLE LAWN HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; EUREKA, IL)
  • ADVOCATE EUREKA HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 7 miles away; EUREKA, IL)
  • APOSTOLIC CHRISTIAN HOME OF EUREKA (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; EUREKA, IL)
  • SNYDER VILLAGE (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; METAMORA, IL)
  • HERITAGE HEALTH-EL PASO (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; EL PASO, IL)
  • HERITAGE HEALTH-MINONK (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; MINONK, IL)
  • WASHINGTON CHRISTIAN VILLAGE (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; WASHINGTON, IL)

Airports located in Roanoke:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Roanoke:

  • Illinois Central College (about 19 miles; East Peoria, IL; Full-time enrollment: 7,158)
  • Heartland Community College (about 21 miles; Normal, IL; FT enrollment: 3,958)
  • Illinois State University (about 23 miles; Normal, IL; FT enrollment: 18,804)
  • Bradley University (about 23 miles; Peoria, IL; FT enrollment: 5,152)
  • Illinois Wesleyan University (about 24 miles; Bloomington, IL; FT enrollment: 2,323)
  • Illinois Valley Community College (about 36 miles; Oglesby, IL; FT enrollment: 2,747)
  • Richland Community College (about 66 miles; Decatur, IL; FT enrollment: 2,434)

Public high school in Roanoke:

Private high school in Roanoke:

  • LINN MENNONITE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 29; Location: 1594 COUNTY ROAD 1700 N; Grades: KG - 12)

Public elementary/middle school in Roanoke:

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Notable locations in Roanoke: Roanoke Municipal Ambulance Department (A), Roanoke Fire Protection District (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Roanoke include: Roanoke United Methodist Church (A), Saint Joseph's Catholic Church (B), Trinity Lutheran Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Roanke Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Woodford County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 80.2. This is about average.

City:

80.2
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.76. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.76
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 30.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 18.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.4
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.79. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.79
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0102. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0102
U.S.:

0.0147

Drinking water stations with addresses in Roanoke that have no violations reported:

  • ROANOKE IGA VENDING MACHINE (Address: 106 W DAVIDSON , Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)
  • MARTIN BROTHERS IMPLEMENT (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 5.7%
(4.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 15.2% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.5 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  69.4%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  3.9%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
57 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
69 people in nursing homes in 2000

Roanoke, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Roanoke compared to Illinois state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Banks with branches in Roanoke (2011 data):

  • Morton Community Bank: Roanoke-Benson Community Bank Branch at 306 North Main Street, branch established on 2002/02/04; Roanoke Branch at 416 West Front Street, branch established on 1880/01/01. Info updated 2010/12/15: Bank assets: $2,667.0 mil, Deposits: $2,086.4 mil, headquarters in Morton, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 32 total offices, Holding Company: Hometown Community Bancorp, Inc. Esop And Trust
  • Commerce Bank: Roanoke Branch at 102 N 6th St, branch established on 1945/05/17. Info updated 2011/07/07: Bank assets: $20,493.6 mil, Deposits: $16,805.3 mil, headquarters in Kansas City, MO, positive income, 206 total offices, Holding Company: Commerce Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.4
Illinois average:

12.4

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (83%)
  • Electricity (17%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Roanoke village (based on Woodford County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,31041
Mainline Protestant4,40919
Catholic3,8048
Other14-
None23,127-
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: 8
Woodford County:

2.11 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Woodford County:

0.53 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Woodford County:

3.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 31
Here:

8.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.9%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Woodford County:

27.1%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

9.5%
State:

14.5%
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 1$6,078$72,9360$0
Streets and Highways 3$16,102$64,4080$0
Sewerage 3$10,735$42,9400$0
Totals for Government 7$32,915$56,4260$0

Roanoke government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $264,000 ($125.77)
    Central Staff Services: $233,000 ($111.01)
    Water Utilities: $160,000 ($76.23)
    General - Other: $89,000 ($42.40)
    Solid Waste Management: $76,000 ($36.21)
    Police Protection: $69,000 ($32.87)
    Parks & Recreation: $47,000 ($22.39)
    Sewerage: $25,000 ($11.91)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff: $67,000 ($31.92)
    General - Other: $42,000 ($20.01)
    Regular Highways: $5,000 ($2.38)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $149,000 ($70.99)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $10,000 ($4.76)

Roanoke government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $68,000 ($32.40)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $19,000 ($9.05)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $88,000 ($41.92)
    General Revenue, NEC: $41,000 ($19.53)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $156,000 ($74.32)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $531,000 ($252.98)
    Highways: $55,000 ($26.20)
  • Tax - Property: $112,000 ($53.36)
    NEC: $11,000 ($5.24)

Roanoke government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $175,000 ($83.37)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $140,000 ($66.70)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $35,000 ($16.67)

Roanoke government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,937,000 ($922.82)

5.75% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($50,171 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.75%
Illinois average:

4.45%

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 Tazewell County, IL  1.43% ($54,271 average AGI)
from Peoria County, IL  1.23% ($52,554)
from McLean County, IL  0.77% ($41,357)


5.82% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($46,020 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.82%
Illinois average:

4.96%

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 Tazewell County, IL  1.21% ($42,033 average AGI)
to Peoria County, IL  1.02% ($51,184)
to McLean County, IL  0.86% ($39,992)

Strongest AM radio stations in Roanoke:

  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WWFS (1290 AM; 5 kW; PEORIA, IL; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WVEL (1140 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PEKIN, IL)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WMBD (1470 AM; 5 kW; PEORIA, IL; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WPEO (1020 AM; daytime; 1 kW; PEORIA, IL)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Roanoke:

  • WRVP (98.5 FM; EUREKA, IL; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF PEORIA, INC.)
  • WSWT (106.9 FM; PEORIA, IL; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WXMP (105.7 FM; PEORIA, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WCBU (89.9 FM; PEORIA, IL; Owner: BRADLEY UNIVERSITY)
  • WBNH (88.5 FM; PEKIN, IL; Owner: CENTRAL ILLINOIS RADIO FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WGLO (95.5 FM; PEKIN, IL; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF PEORIA, INC.)
  • WPBG (93.3 FM; PEORIA, IL; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WIXO (99.9 FM; BARTONVILLE, IL; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF PEORIA, INC.)
  • WDQX (102.3 FM; MORTON, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WPMJ (94.3 FM; CHILLICOTHE, IL; Owner: KELLY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCIC (91.5 FM; PEKIN, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WBNQ (101.5 FM; BLOOMINGTON, IL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WIHN (96.7 FM; NORMAL, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WRVY-FM (100.5 FM; HENRY, IL; Owner: WZOE, INC)
  • WXCL (104.9 FM; PEKIN, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WGLT (89.1 FM; NORMAL, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WBWN (104.1 FM; LE ROY, IL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDQZ (99.5 FM; LEXINGTON, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING, LLC)
  • W278AE (103.5 FM; PEORIA, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • W264AG (100.7 FM; BLOOMINGTON, IL; Owner: CENTRAL ILLINOIS RADIO FELLOWSHIP, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Roanoke:

  • WYZZ-TV (Channel 43; BLOOMINGTON, IL; Owner: WYZZ LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WAOE (Channel 59; PEORIA, IL; Owner: FOUR SEASONS PEORIA, LLC)
  • WWTO-TV (Channel 35; LASALLE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WHOI (Channel 19; PEORIA, IL; Owner: CHELSEY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF PEORIA, LLC)
  • WEEK-TV (Channel 25; PEORIA, IL; Owner: WEEK-TV LICENSE, INC.)
  • WTVP (Channel 47; PEORIA, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS VALLEY PUB TELECOMM CORP)
  • WMBD-TV (Channel 31; PEORIA, IL; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF PEORIA, L.L.C.)
  • W51CT (Channel 51; BLOOMINGTON, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Roanoke fatal accident list:

Oct 10, 1996 10:41 AM, 116, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Nov 6, 1993 02:30 AM, 116, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Apr 1, 1986 03:30 PM, 116, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Dec 14, 1985 03:30 PM, 116, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 6m20ftTotal length
  • 9,325Total average daily traffic
  • 1,014Total average daily truck traffic
  • 10,248Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 202 E Woodford St (Lat: 40.791139 Lon: -89.194528), Call Sign: KNCT749
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.880 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/04/2012, Expiration Date: 02/11/2022
    Registrant: Ragan Communications, Inc., 2 Ragan Court, Washington, IL 61571-1051, Phone: (309) 745-9386, Fax: (309) 745-3215, Email:
  • On Il Rt 116 E Edge (Lat: 40.797250 Lon: -89.191750), Call Sign: KJU513, Licensee ID: L00060907
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.775 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/22/1997, Expiration Date: 01/08/2003, Cancellation Date: 04/13/2003
    Registrant: Woodford County Farm Service F S Inc, Eureka, IL 61530

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • ROANOKE, Rr 1 Box 14 (Lat: 40.811944 Lon: -89.139167), Type: Tower, Structure height: 115.8 m, Overall height: 119.8 m, Call Sign: WLT577
    Assigned Frequencies: 6785.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/08/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Certifier: John E Rooney
    Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150B (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1264Y , Serial Number: 15059664, Year manufactured: 1962, Airworthiness Date: 07/13/1962
    Registrant (Co-Owned): John Edward Phelps, 1610 State Route 116, Roanoke, IL 61561, Other Owners: Wade William Phelps
  • Aircraft: AEROSPATIALE AS350B (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: TURBOMECA ARRIEL 1B (641 HP) (Turbo-shaft)
    N-Number: 611TC , Serial Number: 2123, Year manufactured: 1988, Airworthiness Date: 06/05/2007
    Registrant (Corporation): Studer Fertilizer Inc, 1517 County Road 2100 E, Roanoke, IL 61561
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182N (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 92712 , Serial Number: 18260321, Year manufactured: 1970, Airworthiness Date: 04/28/1970
    Registrant (Individual): Michael J Pfister, Po Box 94, Roanoke, IL 61561

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$115,480
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0303.00

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 7
  • Hazardous Condition: 10

Incident types - Roanoke

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Roanoke, IL
Most common first names in Roanoke, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2776.3 years
Anna2385.3 years
Mary2084.8 years
Joseph1679.3 years
William1380.2 years
Margaret1385.1 years
Robert1275.6 years
Marie1181.1 years
Raymond1178.4 years
Edward1079.9 years
Most common last names in Roanoke, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Hodel2581.4 years
Leman1781.4 years
Monge1681.1 years
Aeschleman1578.8 years
Moritz1380.1 years
Sauder1277.4 years
Fehr1277.7 years
Zimmerman1283.8 years
Fischer1280.0 years
Martin1184.4 years

Businesses in Roanoke, IL

  • Ford: 1
  • La-Z-Boy: 1
  • Lane Furniture: 1

Roanoke on our top lists:

  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Furniture and home furnishing merchant wholesalers"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Machinery"
  • #100 (61561) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Swiss first ancestries (pop 1,000+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Rick L. Gerber (6)
  • Rickey Gerber (3)
  • Keith D. Fischer (3)
  • Bart A. Fisher (2)
  • Aaron Beyer (2)
  • Ricky Gerber (1)
  • Daniel Edward Henderson (1)
  • Todd E. Moser (1)
  • Rick Reysen (1)
  • Thyssenkrupp Access Manufacturing, Llc (1)

Total of 20 patent applications in 2008-2015.