Roanoke, Indiana

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Population in 2017: 1,695 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +13.4%
 
Males: 840  (49.6%)
Females: 855  (50.4%)
Median resident age:

37.8 years
Indiana median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 46783.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $61,589 (it was $47,250 in 2000)
Roanoke:

$61,589
IN:

$54,181

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $28,290 (it was $20,373 in 2000)

Roanoke town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $135,456 (it was $88,800 in 2000)
Roanoke:

$135,456
IN:

$141,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $146,499; detached houses: $148,474; mobile homes: $32,501

Median gross rent in 2017: $856.

March 2019 cost of living index in Roanoke: 86.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 6.6%
(6.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 46.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Roanoke, IN (2010)
    • 1,65295.9%White alone
    • 301.7%Hispanic
    • 271.6%Two or more races
    • 80.5%Asian alone
    • 30.2%Black alone
    • 20.1%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists, there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Roanoke, Indiana as of July 13, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Roanoke is 294 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (28.8%), German (22.7%), Irish (8.0%), English (4.5%), Polish (4.3%), Scottish (4.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 780 feet

Land area: 0.62 square miles.

Population density: 2,722 people per square mile   (average).

Roanoke, Indiana map

16 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.9%
Indiana:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,275 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $987 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fort Wayne, IN (15.2 miles , pop. 205,727).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (134.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Zanesville, IN (2.4 miles ),
Huntington, IN (2.9 miles ),
Markle, IN (3.1 miles ),
Uniondale, IN (3.4 miles ),
Ossian, IN (3.5 miles ),
Andrews, IN (3.7 miles ),
Columbia City, IN (3.8 miles ),
Fort Wayne, IN (3.9 miles )

Latitude: 40.96 N, Longitude: 85.37 W

Area code: 260

Distribution of median household income in Roanoke, IN in 2017
Distribution of house value in Roanoke, IN in 2017
Roanoke satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.1%
Indiana:

3.9%
Population change in the 1990s: +114 (+8.3%).
Most common industries in Roanoke, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (11.6%)
  • Construction (6.8%)
  • Health care (6.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.4%)
  • Educational services (5.9%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (14.7%)
  • Construction (10.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.8%)
  • Truck transportation (4.8%)
  • Educational services (3.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.8%)
  • Machinery (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (12.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (10.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.4%)
  • Educational services (8.3%)
  • Transportation equipment (8.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.9%)
  • Social assistance (4.9%)
Most common occupations in Roanoke, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.4%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Cashiers (6.0%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.9%)
  • Registered nurses (4.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)

Average climate in Roanoke, Indiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Roanoke, Indiana environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 73.7. This is about average.

City:

73.7
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.447. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 14.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.447
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2016 was 3.82. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.82
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2016 was 0.373. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.373
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.44. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.44
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Roanoke-area historical tornado activity is near Indiana state average. It is 87% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/6/1956, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 27.8 miles away from the Roanoke town center killed one person and injured 31 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 tornado 28.7 miles away from the town center killed 4 people and injured 125 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Roanoke-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Indiana state average. It is 84% 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 219.2 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 60.3 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 205.5 miles away from Roanoke 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 199.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 223.4 miles away from Roanoke center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 261.5 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 Huntington County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 5, Winter Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, 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:

  • PATHFINDER SERVICES INC (164 GLENDEE LN)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Roanoke:

  • VISITING NURSE AND HOSPICE HOME INC (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; FORT WAYNE, IN)
  • PARKVIEW HUNTINGTON HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 8 miles away; HUNTINGTON, IN)
  • PATHFINDER SERVICES INC (Hospital, about 8 miles away; HUNTINGTON, IN)
  • HERITAGE OF HUNTINGTON (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; HUNTINGTON, IN)
  • PATHFINDER SERVICES INC (Hospital, about 9 miles away; HUNTINGTON, IN)
  • REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 9 miles away; FORT WAYNE, IN)
  • REHAB HOSP OF FT WAYNE TRANS CR UNIT (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; FORT WAYNE, IN)

Airports located in Roanoke:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Roanoke:

  • University of Saint Francis-Fort Wayne (about 14 miles; Fort Wayne, IN; Full-time enrollment: 2,075)
  • Indiana Institute of Technology (about 16 miles; Fort Wayne, IN; FT enrollment: 4,320)
  • Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne (about 18 miles; Fort Wayne, IN; FT enrollment: 10,126)
  • Indiana Wesleyan University (about 35 miles; Marion, IN; FT enrollment: 13,681)
  • Taylor University (about 36 miles; Upland, IN; FT enrollment: 2,272)
  • Indiana University-Kokomo (about 53 miles; Kokomo, IN; FT enrollment: 2,500)
  • Ball State University (about 53 miles; Muncie, IN; FT enrollment: 20,254)

Private high school in Roanoke:

  • ROANOKE BAPTIST (Students: 21, Location: 11015 LAFAYETTE CENTER RD, Grades: 1-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Roanoke:

Private elementary/middle school in Roanoke:

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Library in Roanoke:

  • ROANOKE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $76,437; Location: 126 NORTH MAIN STREET; 14,578 books; 446 audio materials; 1,382 video materials; 37 state licensed databases; 18 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Roanoke Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Aboite Inn (15212 US Highway 24 West).

Court: Roanoke Town - Town Court (141 West 3rd).

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

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

GRAYFOX PUBLIC WATER SUPPLY (Population served: 104, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (JUL-08-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-08-2013), St Public Notif requested (JUL-08-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUL-16-2013), St Public Notif received (JUL-16-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-18-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-18-2012), St Public Notif received (JAN-23-2013), St Compliance achieved (NOV-20-2013)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Average household size:
This town:

2.5 people
Indiana:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

71.6%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

5.3%
Whole state:

6.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
7 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
14 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Banks with branches in Roanoke (2011 data):

  • The Bippus State Bank: Roanoke Branch at 201 N Main St, branch established on 2003/01/13. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $118.1 mil, Deposits: $95.0 mil, headquarters in Huntington, IN, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Bippus State Corporation
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Roanoke Branch at 339 East First Street, branch established on 1949/07/01. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The

For population 15 years and over in Roanoke:

Marital status in Roanoke, IN
  • Never married: 23.9%
  • Now married: 61.2%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 4.8%
  • Divorced: 9.6%

For population 25 years and over in Roanoke:

  • High school or higher: 95.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 31.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.7%
  • Unemployed: 1.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.6
Indiana average:

11.1

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Roanoke
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Roanoke, IN (based on Huntington County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant8,82247
Catholic4,8763
Mainline Protestant4,18525
Other6003
None18,641-
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: 5
Huntington County:

1.33 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
This county:

5.30 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 31
Here:

8.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.6%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

30.4%
Indiana:

29.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Huntington County:

11.2%
Indiana:

14.3%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.1%
Indiana:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

45.1%
Indiana:

44.9%

Average BMI:
Roanoke:

28.9
Indiana:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Roanoke:

23.2%
Indiana:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Roanoke:

9.5%
Indiana:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Indiana:

6.8

Overweight people:
Roanoke:

32.6%
State:

33.8%

General health condition:
Here:

56.7%
Indiana:

55.3%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.1%
State:

78.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Roanoke, IN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 2$5,469$32,8140$0
Police Protection - Officers 2$7,732$46,3922$844
Financial Administration 1$4,057$48,6841$1,391
Water Supply 1$4,429$53,1480$0
Sewerage 1$4,429$53,1480$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$691
Other Government Administration 0$0 2$484
Other and Unallocable 0$0 4$369
Totals for Government 7$26,116$44,77010$3,779

Roanoke government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $63,000 ($37.17)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $809,000 ($477.29)
    Central Staff Services: $481,000 ($283.78)
    Regular Highways: $305,000 ($179.94)
    Sewerage: $213,000 ($125.66)
    Police Protection: $210,000 ($123.89)
    General - Other: $125,000 ($73.75)
    Solid Waste Management: $68,000 ($40.12)
    Parks and Recreation: $40,000 ($23.60)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $22,000 ($12.98)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $55,000 ($32.45)
    Sewerage: $40,000 ($23.60)
    Water Utilities: $11,000 ($6.49)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $352,000 ($207.67)

Roanoke government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $481,000 ($283.78)
    Other: $114,000 ($67.26)
    Solid Waste Management: $68,000 ($40.12)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $228,000 ($134.51)
    Other: $25,000 ($14.75)
    Highways: $7,000 ($4.13)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $42,000 ($24.78)
    Donations From Private Sources: $36,000 ($21.24)
    General Revenue - Other: $19,000 ($11.21)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($1.18)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $814,000 ($480.24)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $238,000 ($140.41)
    General Local Government Support: $28,000 ($16.52)
    Other: $24,000 ($14.16)
  • Tax - Property: $522,000 ($307.96)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $7,000 ($4.13)
    Other License: $1,000 ($0.59)

Roanoke government finances - Debt in 2013 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $523,000 ($308.55)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $507,000 ($299.12)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,000 ($9.44)

Roanoke government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $36,000 ($21.24)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,328,000 ($783.48)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $124,000 ($73.16)

4.88% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($41,772 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.88%
Indiana average:

6.06%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Allen County, IN  1.29% ($47,226 average AGI)
from Wells County, IN  0.45% ($35,567)
from Wabash County, IN  0.34% ($33,320)


5.53% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($46,814 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.53%
Indiana average:

6.25%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Allen County, IN  1.73% ($42,054 average AGI)
to Wells County, IN  0.44% ($39,227)
to Wabash County, IN  0.38% ($38,071)
Businesses in Roanoke, IN
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Strongest AM radio stations in Roanoke:

  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WONO (1380 AM; 5 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WGL (1250 AM; 2 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: TRAVIS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WFCV (1090 AM; daytime; 3 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WBZQ (1300 AM; 1 kW; HUNTINGTON, IN; Owner: LARKO COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WLYV (1450 AM; 1 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: MIDWEST BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Roanoke:

  • WXKE (102.9 FM; HUNTINGTON, IN; Owner: TAVIS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WCKZ (94.1 FM; ROANOKE, IN; Owner: TRAVIS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WCYT (91.1 FM; LAFAYETTE TOWNSHIP, IN; Owner: SOUTHWEST ALLEN COUNTY SCHOOLS)
  • WLAB (88.3 FM; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: INDIANA DISTTRICT OF THE LUTHERAN CHURCH - MO SYNOD, INC.)
  • WBCL (90.3 FM; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: TAYLOR UNIVERSITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMEE (97.3 FM; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WAJI (95.1 FM; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: SARKES TARZIAN, INC.)
  • WSHI (106.3 FM; COLUMBIA CITY, IN; Owner: JAMMIN' BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WBNI-FM (89.1 FM; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PUBLIC BROADCASTING OF NE IN., INC.)
  • WFWI (92.3 FM; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WNHT (96.3 FM; CHURUBUSCO, IN; Owner: TRAVIS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WYLT (103.9 FM; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: TAVIS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • W277AK (103.3 FM; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WJFX (107.9 FM; NEW HAVEN, IN; Owner: FORT WAYNE RADIO CORP.)
  • WQHK-FM (105.1 FM; DECATUR, IN; Owner: JAM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNUY (100.1 FM; BLUFFTON, IN; Owner: WELLS COUNTY RADIO CORP.)
  • WLDE (101.7 FM; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: SARKES TARZIAN, INC.)
  • WBYR (98.9 FM; VAN WERT, OH; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WKUZ (95.9 FM; WABASH, IN; Owner: UPPER WABASH BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WLZQ (101.1 FM; SOUTH WHITLEY, IN; Owner: LARKO COMMUNICATIONS INC)

TV broadcast stations around Roanoke:

  • WANE-TV (Channel 15; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: INDIANA BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WFFT-TV (Channel 55; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: QUOROM OF FT. WAYNE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WPTA (Channel 21; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: WPTA-TV LICENSE, INC.)
  • WISE-TV (Channel 33; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: NVG-FORT WAYNE II, LLC)
  • WFWA (Channel 39; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: FORT WAYNE PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W66BD (Channel 53; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TELEVISION)
  • DW68BN (Channel 68; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: ZONATION BROADCASTING)
  • W45AG (Channel 45; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: TRAN STAR, INC.)
  • WSOT-LP (Channel 57; MARION, IN; Owner: SUNNYCREST MEDIA, INC.)
  • WIWU-LP (Channel 51; MARION, IN; Owner: IWU COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Roanoke fatal accident list:

Feb 16, 2016 12:48 AM, Cr- 900, Lat: 40.960456, Lon: -85.335153, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Mar 26, 2016 03:55 PM, Sr- 114, Lat: 41.005208, Lon: -85.405917, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 7, Fatalities: 1
Nov 17, 2014 04:21 AM, Us-24, Lat: 40.852872, Lon: -85.637322, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Apr 16, 2010 02:47 PM, Sr-114, Lat: 41.007625, Lon: -85.394669, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Sep 29, 2006 07:26 PM, Us- 24, Cr- 750, Lat: 40.880750, Lon: -85.592350, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 28Number of bridges
  • 164ft / 49.9mTotal length
  • $1,320,000Total costs
  • 90,397Total average daily traffic
  • 14,550Total average daily truck traffic
  • 85,818Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic
New bridges in Roanoke, IN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 1Before 1900
  • 11910-1919
  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 31950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 51980-1989
  • 71990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Roanoke, IN

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 24. The highest number of fire incidents - 49 took place in 2008, and the least - 1 in 2016. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Roanoke, IN When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (41.2%), and Structure Fires (38.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Roanoke, IN
    • 17141.2%Outside Fires
    • 16038.6%Structure Fires
    • 6415.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 204.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Roanoke, IN
Most common first names in Roanoke, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary2982.1 years
Robert2669.9 years
Charles1977.8 years
Dorothy1479.3 years
John1473.0 years
William1480.6 years
James1374.4 years
Donald1276.8 years
George1279.3 years
Paul1175.4 years
Most common last names in Roanoke, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller1576.9 years
Smith1478.1 years
Williams1081.4 years
Hartley875.6 years
Rice875.6 years
Redding781.8 years
Young686.0 years
Simmons674.9 years
Husband579.8 years
Clark581.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Roanoke, IN
  • 88.6%Utility gas
  • 8.5%Electricity
  • 2.4%Other fuel
  • 0.5%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Roanoke, IN
  • 62.7%Utility gas
  • 26.3%Electricity
  • 7.6%No fuel used
  • 1.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.7%Wood


Roanoke compared to Indiana 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 significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Thomas R. Headley (5)
  • P. Andrew Tyler (4)
  • Timothy Bernard Allmandinger (4)
  • Charles E. Wood (2)
  • Tim B. Allmandinger (2)
  • Gary Wagner (2)
  • Tony Hicks (1)
  • Michael W. Johnson (1)
  • William D. Mann (1)
  • John S. Ward (1)

Total of 29 patent applications in 2008-2020.