Quick Facts About Roanoke County, Virginia & the United States

CategoryRoanoke CountyVirginiaU.S.A.
Population Estimate 2018N/A8,517,685327,167,434
Population Estimate 201793,7308,470,020325,719,178
Population, Census 201092,3768,001,024308,745,538
Population, percent change - 2010 to 2018N/A6.50%6.00%
Population, percent change - 2010 to 20171.40%5.90%5.50%
Persons under 5 years, percent, 20184.70%6.00%6.10%
Persons under 18 years, percent, 201820.20%22.10%22.60%
Persons 65 years and over, percent, 201820.90%15.00%15.60%
Female persons, percent, 201851.90%50.80%50.80%
White alone, percent, 201888.30%69.70%76.60%
Black or African American alone, percent, 20186.20%19.80%13.40%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 20180.20%0.50%1.30%
Asian alone, percent, 20183.50%6.80%5.80%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 201800.10%0.20%
Two or More Races, percent, 20181.80%3.00%2.70%
Hispanic or Latino, percent, 20183.10%9.40%18.10%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 201885.80%61.90%60.70%
Foreign born persons, percent, 20175.50%12.10%13.40%
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 201774.80%66.20%63.80%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2017$192,100$255,800$193,500
Median gross rent, 2017$907$1,166$982
Persons per household, 20172.372.622.63
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 201787.30%84.30%85.40%
Language other than English spoken at home, % of persons age 5 yrs.+, 20176.50%15.80%21.30%
Households with a computer, percent, 201788.20%88.60%87.20%
Households with a broadband internet subscription, percent, 201780.40%80.00%78.10%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 201792.10%89.00%87.30%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 201734.70%37.60%30.90%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 20177.80%7.90%8.70%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent7.80%10.20%10.20%
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 201762.10%64.40%63.00%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 201756.50%60.60%58.20%
Total retail sales per capita, 2012$9,591$13,438$13,443
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 201722.4028.2026.40
Median household income (in 2016 dollars), 2017$62,134$68,766$57,652
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2016 dollars), 2017$33,717$36,268$31,177
Persons in poverty, percent7.30%10.60%12.30%
Total employment, percent change, 2015-2016-3.80%1.70%2.10%
Population per square mile, 2016375.34313.0191.49

Source: U.S. Census