Roanoke, Virginia

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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 high , and there are 8 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Roanoke is moderate and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Roanoke property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Roanoke include Vinton, Hollins and Cave Spring.

Roanoke Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Very good
  • No High School Diploma: 18.6%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 59.5%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 21.9%

Crime Rate

48.24% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 299
  • Violent Crimes: 387
  • Robbery: 106
  • Burglary: 520
  • Property Crime: 4
  • Larceny Theft: 3

Registered Offenders

100.00% Lower than national avg.
  • 8 offenders in Roanoke
  • 0.00 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

971 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 14
  • Registered Polluters: 37
  • Superfunds: 22
  • Tanks & Spills: 898


Moderate 3.6%
  • Virginia unemployment average: 3.2%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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48 Public Schools view public schools

There are 48 K-12 public schools in Roanoke, VA and 13 private schools. Homefacts rates Roanoke's schools as Very good, with an overall B rating.

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8 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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49 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Roanoke, VA issued 49 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 49 permits, 35 were issued for single family homes and 14 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Roanoke, VA issued 226 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 226 permits, 65 were issued for single family homes and 161 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $596
  • 1 Bedroom: $685
  • 2 Bedrooms: $868
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,174
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,281

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Environmental Hazards

971 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (385/400)
    Roanoke, VA has 96.25% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 1 COUNTY
    Roanoke, VA is a red zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4.32 Average
    Roanoke, VA is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 37.15°
  • February 40.62°
  • March 49.2°
  • April 58.63°
  • May 66.37°
  • June 75.31°
  • July 77.87°
  • August 77.12°
  • September 69.72°
  • October 59.02°
  • November 48.08°
  • December 42.48°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Roanoke, VA

Roanoke, VA has a low risk of earthquakes.
Roanoke, VA has no risk of hurricanes.
Roanoke, VA has a very high risk of hail storms.
Roanoke, VA has a very low risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Roanoke, VA: $39,040


Unemployment in Roanoke is 3.6%. It is moderate in comparison to the state and national averages, 3.2% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 59.79%
White Collar - 40.21%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Terry McAuliffe
  • Sen. Tim Kaine
  • Sen. Mark R. Warner

City Representatives

  • Bob Goodlatte

Neighborhood Info

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Nearest Major Airports

32 FCC Towers view all

1 Hospital view all