QuickFacts


Roanoke 
County
VirginiaU.S.A.

People




Population


Population Census 2020
96,9298,631,393
331,449,281
Population Estimate 201994,1868,535,519328,239,523
Population, Census 201092,3768,001,024308,745,538
Population, percent change - 2010 to 20204.97.97.4
Age and Sex


Persons under 5 years, percent, 20194.45.96.0
Persons under 18 years, percent, 201919.721.822.3
Persons 65 years and over, percent, 201921.815.916.5
Female persons, percent, 201951.850.850.8
Race and Hispanic Origin


White alone, percent, 201987.969.476.3
Black or African American alone, percent, 20196.419.913.4
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 20190.20.51.3
Asian alone, percent, 20193.56.95.9
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 201900.10.2
Two or More Races, percent, 20191.93.22.8
Hispanic or Latino, percent, 20193.39.818.5
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 201985.261.260.1
Population Characteristics


Veterans 20196,541677,53318,230,322
Foreign born persons, percent, 20195.712.413.6
Housing


Housing units 201941,0963,562,143138,684,244
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 201974.866.364.0
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2019$199,800$273,100$217,500
Median gross rent, 2019$956$1,234$1,062
Building permits 201916232,4181,386,048
Building permits 2020

1,471,141
Families and Living Arrangements


Households 201938,2223,151,045120,756,048
Persons per household, 20192.402.612.62
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 201988.184.785.8
Language other than English spoken at home, % of persons age 5 yrs.+, 20196.916.321.6
Computer and Internet Use


Households with a computer, percent, 201990.891.190.3
Households with a broadband internet subscription, percent, 201984.183.982.7
Education


High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 201992.389.788.0
Bachelor’s degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 201935.938.832.1
Health


With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 20197.28.08.6
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent 20198.39.39.5
Economy


In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 201961.264.163.0
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 201956.360.458.3
Total retail sales per capita, 2012$9,591$13,438$13,443
Transportation


Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 201823.228.426.6
Income and Poverty


Median household income (in 2016 dollars), 2019$68,948$74,222$62,843
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2019$36,469$39,278$34,103
Persons in poverty, percent 20196.59.910.5

Businesses




Total employer establishments, 20182,010202,3797,912,405
Total employer establishments, 20191,987203,4677,959,103
Total employment, 201929,3903,455,993132,989,428
Total employment, 201829,0613,386,839130,881,471
Total employment, percent change, 2018-20191.12.01.6
Total employment, percent change, 2017-2018-0.72.31.8

Geography




Population per square mile, 2019375.96216.1492.94
Land area in square miles, 2019250.5239,490.093,531,905.43


Source: U.S. Census 2021