For population 25 years and over in Roanoke:
For population 15 years and over in Roanoke town:
19 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,231 (1.0%)
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
Population change in the 1990s: +114 (+8.3%).
Work and jobs in Roanoke: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Roanoke, Indiana
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Roanoke-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Indiana state average. It is 177% 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 significantly below Indiana state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
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 9/12/2004 at 13:05:19, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MB, 3.8 MW, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.8 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 97.4 miles away from Roanoke center
On 4/17/1990 at 10:27:34, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 44.3 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 Huntington County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Other hospitals/medical centers near Roanoke:
Airports located in Roanoke:
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Local government website: WWW.DISCOVERROANOKE.ORG
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Roanoke:
Public high school in Roanoke:
Public elementary/middle schools in Roanoke:
See full list of schools located in Roanoke, map of school districts: HUNTINGTON COUNTY COMMUNITY SCHOOL CORPORATION
Private elementary/middle school in Roanoke:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.179. This is significantly better than average. There were 18 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 22.4. This is about average. There were 31 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.39. This is about average. There were 15 monitors within city limits.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Roanoke and their reported violations in the past:GRAYFOX PUBLIC WATER SUPPLY (Population served: 104, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 8.6%
(8.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.0% for Black residents, 72.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
14 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000
Roanoke compared to Indiana state average:
Banks with branches in Roanoke (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Roanoke town (based on Huntington County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 51.01%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 5
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Number of full-service restaurants: 31
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
5.11% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,058 average adjusted gross income)
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:
5.84% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,192 average adjusted gross income)
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:
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Roanoke fatal accident list:
Apr 16, 2010 02:47 PM, Sr-114, Lat: 41.007625, Lon: -85.39466944, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Sep 29, 2006 07:26 PM, Us- 24, Cr- 750, Lat: 40.880753, Lon: -85.592353, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 6
Total length: 5 meters (16ft)
Total average daily traffic: 1,925
Total average daily truck traffic: 41
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 2,850
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Roanoke)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:61 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:6
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Roanoke)
FAA Registered Aircraft:25 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Roanoke)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 23 patent applications in 2008-2014.