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Located on the east side of a railroad that runs from Denton to Fort Worth, Roanoke was a cattle center in its early days.

Overview for Roanoke, TX

9,270 people live in Roanoke, where the median age is 37.5 and the average individual income is $49,390. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

37.5 years

Median Age


Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.


Average individual Income

Roanoke, Texas, encapsulates the essence of a vibrant community with its unique blend of small-town charm and modern amenities. With roots stretching back to 1847, when 20 settlers established themselves near Denton Creek, Roanoke has evolved from the Medlin Settlement into a bustling city that honors its rich history while embracing growth and development. This transition from a cattle center to a modern city is marked by significant events, such as the move to its present location in the late 19th century due to flooding concerns and its incorporation as a city in 1933.





Today, Roanoke stands out for its distinctive dining scene, having been named the Unique Dining Capital of Texas. The city boasts over 40 restaurants, offering residents and visitors alike a diverse array of culinary delights. The historic downtown area, with its unique shops and boutiques, including Roanoke Trading Company and Cowtown Winery, invites exploration and discovery. Additionally, attractions such as the family-friendly Hawaiian Falls Water Park, the adrenaline-pumping Texas Motor Speedway, and the serene Trophy Club Park highlight the city's versatile appeal.




The city's commitment to preserving its historical legacy while providing a high quality of life is evident in its carefully planned downtown redevelopment program. Roanoke encourages exploration of its past through the Roanoke Visitors Center & Museum, ensuring that the friendly charm that defines the city is experienced by all who visit. With a strategic location that offers optimal access to the larger Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex's metropolitan amenities, Roanoke successfully blends the warmth of its small-town heritage with the advantages of big-city living.






At the Vivian Real Estate Group, our collective commitment is to offer unmatched service and expertise to those seeking to make their home in the unique communities within the DFW Metroplex. Whether you're well-acquainted with the area or exploring it for the first time, our team stands ready to support you in navigating the journey toward securing your ideal home in these exceptional neighborhoods. Our approach is rooted in teamwork, leveraging our diverse expertise to ensure your home buying experience is seamless, informative, and tailored to meet your individual needs and aspirations. Let us guide you home.


Around Roanoke, TX

There's plenty to do around Roanoke, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Somewhat Bikeable
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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Pokey O’s Cookies & Ice Cream Roanoke, Zen Yoga Roanoke, and Street Jitsu.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 1.03 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.01 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.89 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.75 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 3.44 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 1.01 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
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