Roanoke is located in Roanoke City County, VA. The population is , making Roanoke the largest city in Roanoke City County and the 9th largest city in the state of Virginia.
There are 48 public schools in Roanoke with an average Homefacts rating of B. The total crime rate for Roanoke is moderate, and there are 413 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Roanoke is moderate and the median home sales price is $191,000.