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Roanoke is a town in Huntington County, in the Huntington metro area.
The community name refers to the shells Virginia Indians used as money.
The latitude of Roanoke is 40.962N. The longitude is -85.373W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 758 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,480.
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40% of Roanoke residents report German ancestry, and 13% 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 $20,373, compared with $21,587 nationally.
18% of Roanoke residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Roanoke, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $400. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $843.
Libraries in Roanoke include Roanoke Public Library ... View libraries
Huntington 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 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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