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Roanoke is a village in Woodford County, in the Peoria metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Roanoke. For links to other places called Roanoke, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Roanoke is 40.796N. The longitude is -89.197W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 732 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,994.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Roanoke demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Woodford County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 61561 ZIP code.
48% of Roanoke residents report German ancestry, and 8% 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 $24,489, compared with $21,587 nationally.
15% 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 $416. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $788.
Woodford 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 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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