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Roanoke, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Roanoke Census Designated Place had a population of 549 as of July 1, 2016. Roanoke ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Louisiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Roanoke is located at latitude 30.2355 and longitude -92.7481 in Jefferson Davis Parish. The formal boundaries for the Roanoke Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.43 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Jefferson Davis Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 26 feet.

The Roanoke Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2586706) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Roanoke Census Designated Place is located within Parish Governing Authority District 11, a minor civil division (MCD) of Jefferson Davis Parish.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Roanoke population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Roanoke: Esterley, Esterly.

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Roanoke, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 549
Population in Households 549
Population in Familes 486
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,284
Diversity Index2 34


Total Households 206
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 161
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 227 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 170 (74.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 36 (15.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 21 ( 9.3%)
Median Home Value $118,421
Average Home Value $150,588


Median Household Income $49,330
Average Household Income $64,155
Per Capita Income $22,699
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.09% 0.33%
Households 0.16% 0.39%
Families 0.92% 0.25%
Median Household Income   2.24%
Per Capita Income   1.93%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Roanoke, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Roanoke to the other 474 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 365 23rd
Population Density1 # 107 78th
Diversity Index2 # 347 27th
Median Household Income # 125 74th
Per Capita Income # 186 61st

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