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Roanoke, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Roanoke had a population of 7,011 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Roanoke is located at latitude 33.0162 and longitude -97.2251 in Denton County. The formal boundaries for the City of Roanoke (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.57 sq. miles and a water area of 0.07 sq. miles. Denton County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 633 feet.

The City of Roanoke (GNIS ID: 2410969) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Roanoke is located within Justin-Roanoke Division of Denton County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Roanoke population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Roanoke, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 7,011
Population in Households 7,011
Population in Familes 5,620
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,067
Diversity Index2 53


Total Households 2,775
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 1,744
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,989 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,351 (45.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,424 (47.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 214 ( 7.2%)
Median Home Value $205,233
Average Home Value $222,389


Median Household Income $60,779
Average Household Income $73,524
Per Capita Income $28,544
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.63% 3.52%
Households 2.38% 3.38%
Families 2.88% 3.22%
Median Household Income   1.76%
Per Capita Income   1.2%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Roanoke, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Roanoke to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 318 82nd
Population Density1 # 675 61st
Diversity Index2 # 799 54th
Median Household Income # 340 81st
Per Capita Income # 404 77th

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