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Roanoke, AL (Alabama) Houses and Residents

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $84,823 (it was $60,500 in 2000)
Roanoke:

$84,823
Alabama:

$141,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $52,498 - $171,389

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $217,598
Here:

$217,598
State:

$197,224

Mobile homes: $51,022
Here:

$51,022
State:

$74,580

Roanoke,AL index of house prices

Total population: 5,970 (Urban population: 4,812 (all inside urban clusters), Rural population: 1,783 (27 farm, 1,756 nonfarm))

Houses: 2,895 (2,397 occupied: 1,432 owner occupied, 970 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

40%
State:

32%

Housing density: 154 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2017: $343,283.

Median contract rent in 2017: $240 (lower quartile is $332, upper quartile is $302)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2017: $308


Median gross rent in Roanoke, AL in 2017: $352

Housing units in Roanoke with a mortgage: 684 (0 second mortgage, 24 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 751

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $57,175

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $66,476

Median monthly housing costs: $551


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Roanoke, Alabama Age and Sex of Residents
Median year house/condo built: 1973

Median year apartment built: 1975

Household type by relationship:

Households: 5,954
  • In family households: 4,613 (640 male householders, 883 female householders)
    895 spouses, 1,628 children (1,430 natural, 22 adopted, 171 stepchildren), 137 grandchildren, 75 brothers or sisters, 137 parents, 16 other relatives, 203 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,186 (480 male householders (294 living alone)), 398 female householders (349 living alone)), 316 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 164

Size of family households: 835 2-persons, 300 3-persons, 229 4-persons, 125 5-persons, 28 6-persons, 3 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 644 1-person, 195 2-persons, 44 3-persons.

489 married couples with children.
623 single-parent households (29 men, 594 women).

99.1% of residents of Roanoke speak English at home.
0.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (52% speak English very well, 48% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 110 (1.8%)
(5.5% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments
Here:

4.2
State:

4.7

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Roanoke, Alabama
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Roanoke, Alabama
  • 0no bedroom
  • 221 bedroom
  • 2352 bedrooms
  • 8793 bedrooms
  • 2414 bedrooms
  • 465+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Roanoke, Alabama
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Roanoke, Alabama
  • 153no bedroom
  • 1291 bedroom
  • 4202 bedrooms
  • 2923 bedrooms
  • 04 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Roanoke in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Roanoke in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 20no vehicle
  • 2601 vehicle
  • 6622 vehicles
  • 3623 vehicles
  • 504 vehicles
  • 825+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Roanoke in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Roanoke in renter-occupied apartments
  • 113no vehicle
  • 4701 vehicle
  • 2182 vehicles
  • 1653 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Roanoke, Alabama
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Roanoke, Alabama
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 283 rooms
  • 384 rooms
  • 4045 rooms
  • 3366 rooms
  • 3067 rooms
  • 1108 rooms
  • 2099+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Roanoke, Alabama
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Roanoke, Alabama
  • 1601 room
  • 202 rooms
  • 983 rooms
  • 3314 rooms
  • 2525 rooms
  • 886 rooms
  • 437 rooms
  • 128 rooms
  • 09+ rooms
Year house built
Median 2017 house/condo value by year built
Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
Owners and renters by unit type in Roanoke, AL
  • Roanoke, AL household income distribution

  • Distribution of median household income in Roanoke, AL in 2017
  • 168Less than $10,000
  • 307$10,000 to $19,999
  • 265$20,000 to $29,999
  • 485$30,000 to $39,999
  • 140$40,000 to $49,999
  • 287$50,000 to $59,999
  • 356$60,000 to $74,999
  • 180$75,000 to $99,999
  • 64$100,000 to $124,999
  • 55$125,000 to $149,999
  • 48$150,000 to $199,999
  • 24$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner - occupied houses in 2017 in Roanoke, AL

  • Distribution of house value in Roanoke, AL in 2017
  • 18Less than $10,000
  • 80$15,000 to $19,999
  • 18$20,000 to $24,999
  • 29$25,000 to $29,999
  • 92$30,000 to $34,999
  • 30$35,000 to $39,999
  • 54$40,000 to $49,999
  • 128$50,000 to $59,999
  • 85$60,000 to $69,999
  • 128$70,000 to $79,999
  • 103$80,000 to $89,999
  • 22$90,000 to $99,999
  • 114$100,000 to $124,999
  • 54$125,000 to $149,999
  • 104$150,000 to $174,999
  • 93$175,000 to $199,999
  • 119$200,000 to $249,999
  • 26$250,000 to $299,999
  • 78$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in Roanoke, AL

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters in Roanoke, AL in 2017
  • 52$100 to $149
  • 66$200 to $249
  • 21$250 to $299
  • 129$300 to $349
  • 184$350 to $399
  • 160$400 to $449
  • 156$450 to $499
  • 18$500 to $549
  • 3$650 to $699
  • 11$750 to $799
  • 27$800 to $899
  • 87No cash rent
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2017

Percentage of workers working in this county: 63.8%
Number of people working at home: 57 (2.2% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 82
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 358
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 560
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 373
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 204
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 54
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 339
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 20
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 140
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 176
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 153
  • 90 or more minutes: 15
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Roanoke

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,814 (89%)
  • Carpooled: 274 (9%)
  • Worked at home: 57 (2%)
Class of Workers in 2017
  • Unemployment by race in 2017
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 5.9%Males
  • 1.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 5.3%Females
Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Roanoke, Alabama
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Roanoke, Alabama
  • 02010 or later
  • 792000 to 2009
  • 221990 to 1999
  • 231980 to 1989
  • 141970 to 1979
  • 13Before 1970
Ancestries in Roanoke, AL

First ancestries reported:

  • American: 289 (7.8%)
  • Irish: 229 (6.2%)
  • English: 214 (5.8%)
  • European: 58 (1.6%)
  • German: 50 (1.3%)
  • Scottish: 46 (1.2%)
  • Scotch-Irish: 43 (1.2%)
  • Northern European: 40 (1.1%)
  • British: 39 (1.0%)
  • Scandinavian: 10 (0.3%)
  • Czech: 9 (0.2%)
  • French: 8 (0.2%)
  • Jordanian: 6 (0.2%)
  • Dutch: 3 (0.08%)

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

Mexico
Roanoke:

82.3% (93)
Alabama:

31.1% (52,302)

Czechoslovakia (includes Czech Republic and Slovakia)
Roanoke:

6.2% (7)
Alabama:

0.1% (248)

Jordan
Roanoke:

5.3% (6)
Alabama:

0.2% (384)

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

  • This state: 4,088
  • Other state: 1,736
  • Northeast: 25
  • Midwest: 243
  • South: 1,362
  • West: 105

89.2% of Roanoke residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 38.6% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 16.7% lived in Alabama.


Roanoke:

89.2%
State average:

86.3%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 68
  • 7th and 8th grade: 9
  • 9th grade: 78
  • 10th grade: 0
  • 11th grade: 49
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 5
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 704
  • Less than 1 year of college: 22
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 291
  • Associate degree: 222
  • Bachelor's degree: 269
  • Master's degree: 39
  • Professional school degree: 23
  • Doctorate degree: 11
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 42
  • 5th and 6th grade: 45
  • 7th and 8th grade: 98
  • 9th grade: 40
  • 10th grade: 172
  • 11th grade: 54
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 0
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 733
  • Less than 1 year of college: 233
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 337
  • Associate degree: 284
  • Bachelor's degree: 171
  • Master's degree: 166
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 0
Educational Attainment for Females
Roanoke marital status for males
Roanoke marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,928
  • Two: 130
  • 3 or 4: 81
  • 5 to 9: 172
  • 10 to 19: 72
  • 20 to 49: 12
  • 50 or more: 124
  • Mobile homes: 379

Median worth of mobile homes: $56,364

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2017: 7.0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2017: 12.8%

House/condo owner moved in on average 19 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year householders moved into residence in Roanoke
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Roanoke, AL
  • 68.5%Electricity
  • 14.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 13.3%Utility gas
  • 3.3%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Roanoke, AL
  • 73.4%Electricity
  • 13.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 11.6%Utility gas
  • 1.6%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 3
Here:

0.7%
Alabama:

10.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 1
Here:

0.4%
Alabama:

11.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 64
Here:

41.8%
Alabama:

12.0%
School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students
School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability