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Roanoke, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Roanoke had a population of 7,363 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

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Roanoke, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 7,363
Daytime Population: Workers 6,669
Daytime Population: Residents 3,049
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 9,718
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.32
Population in Households 7,363
Population in Familes 5,890
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,120
Diversity Index3 53


Median Household Income $64,236
Average Household Income $77,325
Per Capita Income $30,107


Total Housing Units 3,094 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,418 (45.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,484 (48.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 192 ( 6.2%)
Median Home Value $217,593
Average Home Value $226,516


Total Households 2,902
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 1,818
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 2.95% 3.77%
Households 2.68% 3.68%
Families 3.07% 3.5%
Median Household Income   2.66%
Per Capita Income   2.62%

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, 2017 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 # 313 82nd
Population Density # 639 64th
Diversity Index # 796 55th
Median Household Income # 321 82nd
Per Capita Income # 407 77th

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