Roanoke is a very small town located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 1,710 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Roanoke is the 238th largest community in Indiana.
Roanoke is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Roanoke is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Roanoke who work in office and administrative support (11.72%), management occupations (9.66%), and teaching (8.84%).
Also of interest is that Roanoke has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Roanoke is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Roanoke’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
As is often the case in a small town, Roanoke doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The education level of Roanoke citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 31.48% of adults in Roanoke have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Roanoke in 2018 was $30,410, which is wealthy relative to Indiana, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $121,640 for a family of four. However, Roanoke contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Roanoke home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Roanoke residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Roanoke include German, Irish, English, Italian, and European.
The most common language spoken in Roanoke is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Polish.