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Income/capita 11%
Household income 22%
Unemployment 57%
IndexRoanokeIndianaNational
Income per capita$26,454$26,117$29,829
Median household income$67,222$50,433$55,322
Median income owner occupied$71,000$62,593$70,586
Median income renter occupied$29,500$29,285$35,192
Median earnings male$50,865$36,194$36,919
Median earnings female$26,650$23,580$26,250
Unemployment rate2.0%4.4%4.7%
Poverty level6.6%15.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Roanoke is 11% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Roanoke is 22% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Roanoke is 57% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Roanoke is 56% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $44,810$67,222$134,444
      City
      $33,618$50,433$100,866
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Roanoke median earnings by income bracket

      Roanoke employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry7.4%0.5%
      Manufacturing sector26.1%1.8%
      Financial & insurance services1.9%4.8%
      Wholesale & retail services16.2%9.6%
      Public administration3.2%4.1%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.9%1.1%
      Education, health & social services11.6%43.8%
      Other26.1%27.3%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Uniondale, IN309$56,2502%
      Ossian, IN3,770$56,2262%
      Zanesville, IN573$49,44411%
      Markle, IN1,209$48,03613%
      South Whitley, IN2,014$45,57318%
      Roanoke, IN1,754$67,22222%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Rome, IL1,754$58,7856%
      Frazeysburg, OH1,754$37,36632%
      King, WI1,754$65,08918%
      Lookout Mountain, GA1,754$105,29690%
      Shannon, GA1,754$36,80633%
      Roanoke, IN1,754$67,22222%
      Source: The Roanoke, IN employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).