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Total population: 6,660 (Urban population: 4,859 (all inside urban clusters), Rural population: 1,801 (27 farm, 1,773 nonfarm))

Roanoke,AL index of house prices


Houses: 2,804 (2,486 occupied: 1,701 owner occupied, 785 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

32%
State:

31%

Housing density: 149 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2009 in this state: $144,525.


Median contract rent in 2009: $332 (lower quartile is $174, upper quartile is $420)


Median gross rent in Roanoke, AL in 2009: $502


Housing units in Roanoke with a mortgage: 732 (68 second mortgage, 44 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 631


Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $56,500


Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $29,023


Median monthly housing costs: $511





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Roanoke, Alabama Age and Sex of Residents


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $77,809 (it was $60,500 in 2000)
Roanoke:

$77,809
Alabama:

$119,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $43,210 - $147,900

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $123,682
Here:

$123,682
State:

$173,288

Townhouses or other attached units: $103,861
Here:

$103,861
State:

$141,507

Mobile homes: $70,566
Here:

$70,566
State:

$39,336

Household type by relationship:

Households: 6,220
  • In family households: 5,369 (1,090 male householders, 595 female householders)
    1,103 spouses, 2,036 children (1,928 natural, 8 adopted, 100 stepchildren), 154 grandchildren, 159 brothers or sisters, 38 parents, 133 other relatives, 61 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 851 (322 male householders (309 living alone)), 466 female householders (424 living alone)), 63 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 375 (372 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 669 2-persons, 430 3-persons, 319 4-persons, 136 5-persons, 79 6-persons, 52 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 733 1-person, 55 2-persons.

875 married couples with children.
538 single-parent households (60 men, 478 women).

96.5% of residents of Roanoke speak English at home.
2.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (61% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 26% speak English not well).
0.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 119 (1.8%)
(12.6% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.3

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Rooms in houses/apartments in Roanoke, Alabama
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 25
  • 4 rooms: 141
  • 5 rooms: 371
  • 6 rooms: 528
  • 7 rooms: 291
  • 8 rooms: 190
  • 9 or more rooms: 155
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 46
  • 3 rooms: 91
  • 4 rooms: 186
  • 5 rooms: 291
  • 6 rooms: 118
  • 7 rooms: 39
  • 8 rooms: 14
  • 9 or more rooms: 0
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Roanoke, Alabama
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 30
  • 2 bedrooms: 360
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,014
  • 4 bedrooms: 250
  • 5+ bedrooms: 47
  • no bedroom: 6
  • 1 bedroom: 114
  • 2 bedrooms: 414
  • 3 bedrooms: 220
  • 4 bedrooms: 24
  • 5+ bedrooms: 7
Cars and other vehicles available in Roanoke, Alabama in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 153
  • 1 vehicle: 460
  • 2 vehicles: 706
  • 3 vehicles: 292
  • 4 vehicles: 50
  • 5+ vehicles: 40
  • no vehicle: 146
  • 1 vehicle: 403
  • 2 vehicles: 164
  • 3 vehicles: 72
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

Median 2009 house/condo value by year built


Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 10
  • 2000 to 2004: 120
  • 1990 to 1999: 344
  • 1980 to 1989: 472
  • 1970 to 1979: 509
  • 1960 to 1969: 370
  • 1950 to 1959: 465
  • 1940 to 1949: 315
  • 1939 or earlier: 338

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


Roanoke, AL house values

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses in 2009 in Roanoke, AL:

  • Less than $10,000: 43
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 21
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 55
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 63
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 70
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 42
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 38
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 102
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 90
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 104
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 105
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 90
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 107
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 257
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 141
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 95
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 89
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 128
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 55
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 2
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 2
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 24
  • $750,000 to $999,999: 4
  • $1,000,000 or more: 0
 


Roanoke rent paid by renters for apartments graph

Rent paid by renters in 2009 in Roanoke:

  • Less than $100: 0 people
  • $100 to $149: 18
  • $150 to $199: 68
  • $200 to $249: 31
  • $250 to $299: 0
  • $300 to $349: 38
  • $350 to $399: 83
  • $400 to $449: 21
  • $450 to $499: 21
  • $500 to $549: 82
  • $550 to $599: 50
  • $600 to $649: 11
  • $650 to $699: 0
  • $700 to $749: 0
  • $750 to $799: 0
  • $800 to $899: 18
  • $900 to $999: 108
  • $1,000 to $1,249: 17
  • $1,250 to $1,499: 0
  • $1,500 to $1,999: 0
  • $2,000 or more: 0
  • No cash rent: 131
 

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit


Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 10
  • 1990 to 1994: 59
  • 1985 to 1989: 23
  • 1980 to 1984: 0
  • 1975 to 1979: 14
  • 1970 to 1974: 0
  • 1970 to 1974: 13
  • 1965 to 1969: 0


Roanoke, AL Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 70.9%
Number of people working at home: 17 (0.7% of all workers)


Roanoke commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 198
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 582
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 321
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 341
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 132
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 31
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 223
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 123
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 61
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 178
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 103
  • 90 or more minutes: 96
 


Roanoke mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 1,850 (77%)
  • Carpooled: 473 (20%)
  • Walked: 39 (2%)
  • Other means: 27 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 17 (1%)
 


Roanoke, AL household income

Household income:

  • Less than $10,000: 431
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 294
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 201
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 221
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 211
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 189
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 143
  • $40,000 to $44,999: 138
  • $45,000 to $49,999: 83
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 183
  • $60,000 to $74,999: 173
  • $75,000 to $99,999: 106
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 21
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 28
  • $150,000 to $199,999: 19
  • $200,000 or more: 32
 

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 2099
 United States or American: 1274
 Irish: 369
 English: 347
 German: 187
 Scottish: 76
 British: 68
 Scotch-Irish: 63
 Italian: 61
 Subsaharan African:: 49
 African: 49
 Polish: 42
 European: 40
 Swiss: 35
 Dutch: 33
 French (except Basque): 33
 Swedish: 8
 Syrian: 6
 French Canadian: 6
 Arab:: 6
 Welsh: 3


Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):



  • Mexico (61%)
  • India (19%)
  • Germany (8%)
  • Canada (7%)
  • Syria (5%)


Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 5058
  • Northeast: 88
  • Midwest: 176
  • South: 1097
  • West: 41

63% of Roanoke residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 71% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 40% lived in Alabama.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 51
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 25
  • 5th and 6th grade: 84
  • 7th and 8th grade: 39
  • 9th grade: 85
  • 10th grade: 78
  • 11th grade: 93
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 135
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 475
  • Less than 1 year of college: 86
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 286
  • Associate degree: 70
  • Bachelor's degree: 187
  • Master's degree: 51
  • Professional school degree: 21
  • Doctorate degree: 15

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 44
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 76
  • 5th and 6th grade: 109
  • 7th and 8th grade: 205
  • 9th grade: 141
  • 10th grade: 189
  • 11th grade: 185
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 101
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 668
  • Less than 1 year of college: 122
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 242
  • Associate degree: 102
  • Bachelor's degree: 137
  • Master's degree: 88
  • Professional school degree: 10
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Females (%)


Class of Workers


Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic males: 4.6%
Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic females: 6.7%


Unemployment rate for Black males: 1.6%
Unemployment rate for Black females: 9.5%


Median household income in 2009 for:

  • White non-Hispanic householders: $37,085
  • Black householders: $27,145
  • American Indian and Alaska Native householders: $10,413
  • Asian householders: $79,537
  • Hispanic or Latino race householders: $16,042
Roanoke household income for White non-Hispanic householders
Roanoke household income for Black householders
Roanoke household income for American Indian and Alaska Native householders
Roanoke household income for Two or more races householders

Roanoke marital status for males
Roanoke marital status for females

Median 2009 house value for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $86,940
  • Black or African American householders: $57,746
  • Asian householders: $208,992
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $133,497

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,132
  • One, attached: 16
  • Two: 64
  • 3 or 4: 115
  • 5 to 9: 87
  • 10 to 19: 19
  • 20 to 49: 23
  • 50 or more: 7
  • Mobile homes: 341

Median worth of mobile homes: $21,600


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 3%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 4%

House/condo owner moved in on average 17 years ago


Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Roanoke:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Roanoke
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (38.8%)
  • Utility gas (35.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (22.4%)
  • Wood (2.1%)
  • No fuel used (1.1%)
  • Utility gas (42.0%)
  • Electricity (39.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (16.6%)
  • No fuel used (1.3%)
  • Wood (0.9%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 29
Here:

3.5%
Alabama:

10.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 16
Here:

4.0%
Alabama:

10.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 11
Here:

7.4%
Alabama:

14.1%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


 

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