Roanoke Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Roanoke, IL

General Roanoke Information

State: Illinois

County: Woodford County

Close cities: El Paso, IL, Benson, IL, Washburn, IL, Goodfield, IL, Panola, IL, Secor, IL, Minonk, IL, Eureka, IL, Metamora, IL, Lowpoint, IL

Roanoke Population (census data)
Total 1,991 (-1.0% since 2000)
Male 975 (49.0%)
Female 1,016 (51.0%)

Population Density: 2,189 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 76.8 (US Avg is 100)

Roanoke Elevation: 735 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1894

Land Area: 0.91 square miles

Median Household Income: $55,565

Zip Codes: 61561.

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Roanoke Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (99.0%)
  • Two or more races (0.5%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (56.0%)
  • Irish (8.7%)
  • Swiss (8.0%)
  • Italian (7.9%)
  • English (7.7%)
  • United States (4.9%)

Local Roanoke Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Chicago Cubs, Chicago White Sox, St. Louis Cardinals
NFL Football: St. Louis Rams, Chicago Bears
NBA Basketball: Chicago Bulls
NHL Hockey: Chicago Blackhawks, St. Louis Blues
NCAA Sports: Bradley University, Illinois State University

Roanoke School Information

High Schools
Roanoke-Benson High School (P. O. Box 320, Roanoke, IL, 61561 - Roanoke Benson Community Unit School District 60 District)
Elementary Schools
Sowers Elementary School (202 W High Street, Roanoke, IL, 61561 - Roanoke Benson Community Unit School District 60 District)

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