Roanoke, VA Demographic Data

Roanoke, VA Summary

Roanoke is located in Roanoke City County in Virginia
  • Population: NA
  • Area: 42.90 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 42.56 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 0.34 sq. miles
  • Population Density: NA
  • Elevation: 975.07 ft
  • Time Zone: Eastern Standard Time (GMT -5)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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Roanoke, VA Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
50,321
52%
50.8
Male
46,393
48%
49.2
Total Population
96,714
 
311,591,919

Roanoke, VA Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
7,128
7.4% 
6.4
5 to 9 Years
5,272
5.5% 
6.5
10 to 14 Years
5,499
5.7% 
6.7
15 to 19 Years
5,303
5.5% 
7.0
20 to 24 Years
5,792
6.0% 
7.1
25 to 34 Years
14,301
14.8% 
13.3
35 to 44 Years
13,156
13.6% 
13.1
45 to 54 Years
13,510
14.0% 
14.3
55 to 59 Years
6,843
7.1% 
6.5
60 to 64 Years
6,034
6.2% 
5.7
65 to 74 Years
6,906
7.1% 
7.2
75 to 84 Years
3,845
4.0% 
4.2
85 Years and Over
3,125
3.2% 
1.8
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
75,768
78.3%
76.3
Female
40,165
53.0%
51.4
Male
35,603
47.0%
48.6
21 Years and over
72,134
74.6%
71.8
62 Years and over
17,176
17.8%
16.7
65 Years and over
13,876
14.3%
13.3
Female
8,339
60.1%
56.7
Male
5,537
39.9%
43.3
Median Age (years)
40
NR
NR

Roanoke, VA Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
91,257
94.4% 
97.2
White
62,443
64.6% 
74.1
Black or African American
24,781
25.6% 
12.6
American Indian and Alaska Native
188
0.2% 
0.8
Asian
1,933
2.0% 
4.8
Asian Indian
NR
NR 
0.9
Chinese
NR
NR 
1.1
Filipino
NR
NR 
0.8
Japanese
NR
NR 
0.2
Korean
NR
NR 
0.5
Vietnamese
NR
NR 
0.5
Other Asian
NR
NR 
0.7
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
0
0.0% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
NR
NR 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
NR
NR 
0.0
Samoan
NR
NR 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
NR
NR 
0.1
Some Other Race
1,912
2.0% 
4.7
Two or More Races
5,457
5.6% 
2.8
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
5,421
5.6% 
16.7
Mexican
2,118
2.2% 
10.8
Puerto Rican
1,091
1.1% 
1.6
Cuban
465
0.5% 
0.6
Other Hispanic or Latino
1,747
1.8% 
3.7
Not Hispanic or Latino
91,293
94.4% 
83.3

Roanoke, VA Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
4,109
6.1% 
6.0
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
8,462
12.5% 
8.1
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
20,261
29.9% 
28.4
Some college, no degree
15,635
23.1% 
21.2
Associate's Degree
4,417
6.5% 
7.8
Bachelor's Degree
9,037
13.3% 
17.9
Graduate or professional degree
5,799
8.6% 
10.6
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
12,571
18.6%
14.1
High School Graduate or Higher
55,149
81.4%
85.9
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
14,836
21.9%
28.5

Roanoke, VA Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
24,638
31.3%
32.5%
Now Married
32,561
41.3%
48.3
Divorced
13,374
17.0%
11.0%
Separated
2,473
3.1%
2.2
Widowed
5,769
7.3
6.0%

Roanoke, VA Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
NR
NR
79.2
Languages other than english
NR
NR
20.8
Spanish
NR
NR
12.9
Other indo-european languages
NR
NR
3.7
Asian and Pacific islander languages
NR
NR
3.3
Other Languages
NR
NR
0.9

Roanoke, VA Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
4,514
10.9%
7.8
$10,000 to $14,999
2,372
5.7%
5.8
$15,000 to $24,999
5,693
13.8%
11.4
$25,000 to $34,999
6,326
15.3%
10.6
$35,000 to $49,999
6,693
16.2%
13.9
$50,000 to $74,999
8,005
19.4%
18.0
$75,000 to $99,999
3,647
8.8%
11.7
$100,000 to $149,000
2,444
5.9%
12.1
$150,000 to $199,999
1,117
2.7%
4.4
$200,000 or more
456
1.1%
4.3
Median household income
39,040
 
50,502
Per capita income
22,523
 
26,708

Roanoke, VA Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
194
0.4%
1.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
5,252
12.0%
9.4
Construction
2,626
6.0%
6.1
Educational services, health care and social assistance
11,480
26.1%
23.2
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
2,945
6.7%
6.6
Information
417
0.9%
2.1
Manufacturing
4,012
9.1%
10.4
Other services except public administration
1,214
2.8%
5.0
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
3,952
9.0%
10.7
Public administration
1,803
4.1%
5.1
Retail trade
7,274
16.6%
11.6
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
2,030
4.6%
5.0
Wholesale trade
729
1.7%
2.8
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Management, business, science, and arts occupations
13,297
30.3%
36.0%
Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations
4,176
9.5%
9.1%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
6,515
14.8%
12.1%
Sales and office occupations
10,638
24.2%
24.5%
Service occupations
9,302
21.2%
18.3%

Roanoke, VA Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
43,394
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
35,065
80.8%
76.4
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
3,812
8.8%
9.7
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
1,436
3.3%
5.0
Walked
747
1.7%
2.8
Other means
836
1.9%
1.7
Worked at home
1,498
3.5%
4.3
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
18.8
 
25.5

Roanoke, VA Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
5,206
12.6%
9.3
1 vehicles
15,183
36.8%
34.1
2 vehicles
14,583
35.3%
37.5
3 or more
6,295
15.3%
19.1

Roanoke, VA Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
47,560
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
41,267
86.8%
86.9
Owner Occupied
23,720
57.5%
64.6
Renter Occupied
17,547
42.5%
35.4
Vacant Housing Units
6,293
13.2%
13.1
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
6
NR
NR
Rental Vacancy Rate
5
NR
NR
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
2.3
NR
2.7
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
2.3
NR
2.5

Roanoke, VA Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
47,560
1 room
1,592
3.3%
2.0
2 rooms
584
1.2%
2.5
3 rooms
3,219
6.8%
9.2
4 rooms
6,524
13.7%
16.7
5 rooms
12,725
26.8%
20.6
6 rooms
8,302
17.5%
18.1
7 rooms
6,469
13.6%
12.3
8 rooms
4,382
9.2%
8.4
9 rooms or more
3,763
7.9%
10.2
Median Rooms
5
 

Roanoke, VA Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
47,560
 
 
1-unit, detached
31,292
65.8%
61.5
1-unit, attached
1,495
3.1%
5.8
2-units
3,403
7.2%
3.8
3 or 4 units
2,448
5.1%
4.5
5 to 9 units
3,005
6.3%
4.8
10 to 19 units
2,604
5.5%
4.5
20 or more units
2,860
6.0%
8.7
Mobile home
453
1.0%
6.5
Boat, RV, van, etc.
0
0.0%
0.1

Roanoke, VA Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
12,902
27.1%
13.5%
1940 to 1949
7,270
15.3%
5.5%
1950 to 1959
7,975
16.8%
10.9%
1960 to 1969
6,672
14.0%
11.1%
1970 to 1979
6,121
12.9%
15.8%
1980 to 1989
1,875
3.9%
13.8%
1990 to 1999
2,235
4.7%
13.8%
2000 to 2004
1,502
3.2%
8.8%
2005 or later
1,008
2.1%
6.9%

Roanoke, VA Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
NR
NR
49.0
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
NR
NR
4.9
Electricity
NR
NR
36.3
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
NR
NR
6.2
Coal or coke
NR
NR
0.1
Wood
NR
NR
2.1
Solar energy
NR
NR
0.0
Other fuel
NR
NR
0.4
No fuel used
NR
NR
0.9

Roanoke, VA Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
16,534
 
49325615.0
Less than $300
0
0.0%
0.2%
$300 to $499
538
3.3%
1.8%
$1,500 to 1,999
934
5.6%
20.1%
$500 to $699
1,307
7.9%
5.4%
$2,000 or more
1,841
11.1%
29.1%
$700 to $999
4,440
26.9%
15.0%
$1,000 to 1,499
7,474
45.2%
28.4%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
5,351
32.4%
34.9%
20.0% to 24.9%
2,651
16.1%
16.2%
25.0% to 29.9%
2,192
13.3%
12.1%
30.0% to 34.9%
1,808
11.0%
8.7%
35.0% or more
4,488
27.2%
28.1%
Not Computed
44
NR
NR

Roanoke, VA Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
17,015 
 
38,515,453 
$1,500 or more
256
1.5%
13.4%
Less than $200
928
5.5%
2.0%
$200 to $299
958
5.6%
3.2%
$300 to $499
2,317
13.6%
8.5%
$1,000 to 1,499
2,505
14.7%
24.8%
$750 to $999
3,315
19.5%
24.3%
$500 to $749
6,736
39.6%
23.8%
No Cash Rent
532
NR
2,211,837
Median (Dollars)
647
NR
871
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
2,062
12.4%
11.1%
15.0% to 19.9%
3,830
23.1%
11.7%
20.0% to 24.9%
2,031
12.2%
12.2%
25.0% to 29.9%
1,683
10.1%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
703
4.2%
9.1%
35.0% or more
6,297
37.9%
44.3%
Not Computed
941
NR
NR

Roanoke, VA Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
23,720
 
74,264,435
Less then $50,000
1,017
4.3%
8.8%
$50,000 to $99,999
5,585
23.5%
8.8%
$100,000 to $149,000
8,427
35.5%
16.5%
$150,000 to $199,000
4,185
17.6%
15.4%
$200,000 to $299,999
2,753
11.6%
18.2%
$300,000 to $499,999
1,213
5.1%
15.2%
$500,000 to $999,999
449
1.9%
7.9%
$1,000,000 or more
91
0.4%
2.0%
Median (Dollars)
125,500
 
173,600
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