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Roanoke, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Roanoke Census Designated Place had a population of 574 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Roanoke: Esterley, Esterly.

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Roanoke, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 574
Daytime Population: Workers 180
Daytime Population: Residents 339
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 519
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.90
Population in Households 574
Population in Familes 507
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,343
Diversity Index3 34


Median Household Income $47,071
Average Household Income $61,123
Per Capita Income $21,487


Total Housing Units 235 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 178 (75.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 37 (15.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 21 ( 8.9%)
Median Home Value $122,619
Average Home Value $150,989


Total Households 214
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 168
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.69% 0.79%
Households 0.66% 0.83%
Families 1.39% 0.59%
Median Household Income   0.81%
Per Capita Income   1.51%

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, 2017 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 # 360 24th
Population Density # 100 79th
Diversity Index # 349 27th
Median Household Income # 157 67th
Per Capita Income # 254 47th

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