Roanoke, IL Population

Population: 1,994. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,988 (-0.3% change)
Males: 977 (49.0%), Females: 1,017 (51.0%)

Woodford County

Zip code: 61561

Median resident age: 39.8 years
Median household income: $43,125
Median house value: $84,500

Races in Roanoke:

  • White Non-Hispanic (99.0%)
  • Two or more races (0.5%)

Ancestries: German (56.0%), Irish (8.7%), Swiss (8.0%), Italian (7.9%), English (7.7%), United States (4.9%).

Elevation: 735 feet

Land area: 0.9 square miles

Map of Roanoke, IL

Population

For population 25 years and over in Roanoke

  • High school or higher: 87.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 15.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.1%
  • Unemployed: 3.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Roanoke village

  • Never married: 20.0%
  • Now married: 65.8%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 6.3%

0.4% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +74 (+3.9%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Roanoke:

  • EUREKA COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 8 miles; EUREKA, IL)
  • BROMENN HEALTHCARE (about 25 miles; NORMAL, IL)
  • ST JOSEPH MEDICAL CENTER (about 27 miles; BLOOMINGTON, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Roanoke:

  • CENTRAL IL REGL ARPT AT BLOOMINGTON-NORMAL (about 31 miles; BLOOMINGTON/NORMAL, IL; Abbreviation: BMI)
  • GREATER PEORIA REGIONAL (about 35 miles; PEORIA, IL; Abbreviation: PIA)
  • DECATUR (about 71 miles; DECATUR, IL; Abbreviation: DEC)

Other public-use airports nearest to Roanoke:

  • MARSHALL COUNTY (about 20 miles; LACON, IL; Abbreviation: C75)
  • HARTENBOWER HECTARES (about 26 miles; LOSTANT, IL; Abbreviation: 2V3)
  • MOUNT HAWLEY AUXILIARY (about 28 miles; PEORIA, IL; Abbreviation: 3MY)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Roanoke:

  • ILLINOIS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 25 miles; NORMAL, IL; Full-time enrollment: 18,785)
  • HEARTLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 25 miles; Normal, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,390)
  • BRADLEY UNIVERSITY (about 30 miles; PEORIA, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,262)
  • ILLINOIS WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY (about 31 miles; BLOOMINGTON, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,019)
  • ILLINOIS VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 36 miles; OGLESBY, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,272)
  • ILLINOIS CENTRAL COLLEGE (about 37 miles; EAST PEORIA, IL; Full-time enrollment: 6,404)
  • MILLIKIN UNIVERSITY (about 68 miles; DECATUR, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,274)

Public high school in Roanoke:

  • ROANOKE-BENSON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 191; Location: 28 W HIGH; Grades: 09 – 12)

Public primary/middle school in Roanoke:

  • SOWERS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 271; Location: 202 W HIGH STREET; Grades: PK – 04)

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