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Roanoke is a city in Randolph County.
The community was named for the home of Virginia statesman John Randolph
The latitude of Roanoke is 33.151N. The longitude is -85.372W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 840 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 6,489.
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7% of Roanoke residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Roanoke ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Roanoke was $14,088, compared with $21,587 nationally.
12% of Roanoke residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Roanoke, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $240. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $595.
Libraries in Roanoke include Annie L. Awbrey Public Library ... View libraries
Randolph County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Roanoke political report.
The average commute time for Roanoke workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Roanoke include Best Western.
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