Roanoke, Virginia

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Homefacts City Report

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.

Cities near Roanoke include Vinton, Hollins and Cave Spring.

Schools

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

31.05% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 189
  • Violent Crimes: 338
  • Robbery: 67
  • Burglary: 465
  • Property Crime: 3
  • Larceny Theft: 3

Registered Offenders

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

Real Estate

Median List Price $168,000
  • Median Sales Price: $191,000
  • Foreclosures: 95
  • Homes For Sale: 635
  • Homes For Rent: 11

Environmental Hazards

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

Unemployment

Moderate 4.0%
  • Virginia unemployment average: 3.6%
  • National unemployment average: 4.1%

Schools view all

48 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
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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Crime view details

413 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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Real Estate Overview

Average Listing Price
$168,000 compared to September 2016
Median Sales Price
$191,000 compared to September 2016

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    13.2%
  • Rented
    36.9%
  • Owned
    49.9%

635 Homes For Sale View All

$344,500
284 Jonathan Rd
Roanoke, VA 24019
5 Beds | 3 Baths
$109,950
2410 Overlook Rd Ne
Roanoke, VA 24012
3 Beds | 1 Baths
$169,950
5322 North Lake Dr
Roanoke, VA 24019
4 Beds | 2 Baths
$119,950
3019 Fleetwood Ave
Roanoke, VA 24015
2 Beds | 1 Baths

95 Foreclosures View All

median foreclosure price
No Data
$22,000
Rugby
Roanoke, VA 24017
2 Beds | 2 Baths
$36,000
Forest Park
Roanoke, VA 24017
2 Beds | 1 Baths
$NR
Heath
Roanoke, VA 24019
3 Beds | 2 Baths
$NR
Bunker Hill
Roanoke, VA 24018
3 Beds | 2 Baths

Foreclosure Status Distribution

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

49 Building Permits View All

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  • 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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Building Permits By Year

11 Rental Properties View All

$974
6029 Village Ln
Roanoke, VA 24019
3 Beds | 2 Baths
$1,300
6819 Woodcreeper Dr
Roanoke, VA 24019
3 Beds | 4 Baths
$1,450
1117 Brandon Ave
Roanoke, VA 24015
3 Beds | 2 Baths
$1,225
319 Campbell Ave Sw
Roanoke, VA 24016
1 Beds | 1 Baths

Fair Market Rents

**Displaying data from Roanoke, VA
  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $553
  • 1 Bedroom: $653
  • 2 Bedrooms: $837
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,145
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,265

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Environmental Hazards

971 Environmental Hazards

  • Brownfields
    in Roanoke, VA
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  • Registered Polluters
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  • Superfunds
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  • Tanks & Spills
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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (232/236)
    Roanoke, VA has 98.31% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 1 COUNTY
    Roanoke, VA is a red zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4.85 Average
    Roanoke, VA is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Weather

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

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

Demographics view details

Median Household Income

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

Unemployment

Unemployment in Roanoke is 4.0%. It is moderate in comparison to the state and national averages, 3.6% and 4.1% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 59.79%
White Collar - 40.21%

Politics

State Representatives

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

City Representatives

  • Bob Goodlatte

Neighborhood Info

1 Airport view all

Nearest Major Airports

32 FCC Towers view all

1 Hospital view all

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