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Income/capita 17%
Household income 14%
Unemployment 49%
IndexRoanokeTexasNational
Income per capita$34,813$27,828$29,829
Median household income$62,878$54,727$55,322
Median income owner occupied$90,089$70,980$70,586
Median income renter occupied$49,792$36,330$35,192
Median earnings male$50,092$36,153$36,919
Median earnings female$27,726$25,035$26,250
Unemployment rate2.4%4.1%4.7%
Poverty level8.1%16.7%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Roanoke is 17% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Roanoke is 14% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Roanoke is 49% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Roanoke is 47% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $41,914$62,878$125,756
      City
      $36,481$54,727$109,454
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      Roanoke median earnings by income bracket

      Roanoke employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry5.7%2.8%
      Manufacturing sector10.0%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services11.4%9.6%
      Wholesale & retail services8.9%10.0%
      Public administration2.7%2.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities20.0%2.2%
      Education, health & social services3.6%33.4%
      Other33.1%30.2%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Westlake, TX1,124$250,001352%
      Southlake, TX29,101$189,432242%
      Colleyville, TX24,982$162,183193%
      Lantana, TX8,944$142,375157%
      Double Oak, TX3,028$138,482150%
      Roanoke, TX7,055$62,87814%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Ione, CA7,056$57,4234%
      Thermalito, CA7,056$32,25042%
      Austell, GA7,056$49,85010%
      Lower Allen, PA7,054$60,85110%
      Pollock Pines, CA7,053$54,0432%
      Roanoke, TX7,055$62,87814%
      Source: The Roanoke, TX employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).