Roanoke, VA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Roanoke, Virginia Info Snack

Population
99,229
Unemployment
6.3%
Poverty
20.8%
Median Home
$135,100
Median Income
$44,230
Median Rent
$814

Roanoke SnackAbility

4
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
6
Affordability
6
Diversity
9
Safety
4
Amenities
9
Education
6
Commute
8

Roanoke, VA Crime Report

4,788
Total Crimes
4,799.9
Total Crimes / 100k People
93.80%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Roanoke
/ 100k People
Virginia
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 4,788 4,799.9 1,850.7 2,476.7
Violent Crime 386 387.0 208.0 366.7
Murder 13 13.0 5.0 5.0
Robbery 106 106.3 41.3 81.6
Aggravated Assault 226 226.6 128.7 250.2
Property Crime 4,402 4,412.9 1,642.7 2,109.9
Burglary 519 520.3 162.8 340.5
Larceny 3,585 3,593.9 1,359.5 1,549.5
Car Theft 298 298.7 120.3 219.9

Roanoke, VA Cost Of Living

88
Roanoke's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Roanoke Virginia National Average
Overall 88 107 100
Services 93 99 100
Groceries 87 96 100
Health 100 97 100
Housing 74 130 100
Transportation 91 90 100
Utilities 102 100 100

Roanoke, VA Photos

Young Spinner In Roanoke Cotton Mills
Source: Public Domain

Rankings for Roanoke in Virginia

Map Of Roanoke, VA

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Population over time in Roanoke

Year Population % Change
2019 99,229 -0.4%
2018 99,621 0.0%
2017 99,572 0.2%
2016 99,329 0.6%
2015 98,736 0.8%
2014 97,949 0.6%
2013 97,355 0.6%
2012 96,742 0.5%
2011 96,264 0.5%
2010 95,793 -

Race / Ethnicity in Roanoke

White
58.5% (58,052)
African American
28.1% (27,844)
American Indian
0.2% (208)
Asian
2.9% (2,922)
Hawaiian
0.0% (20)
Other
0.3% (311)
Two Or More
3.7% (3,649)
Hispanic
6.3% (6,223)
Race Roanoke VA USA
White 58.5% 61.8% 60.7%
African American 28.1% 18.8% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 2.9% 6.3% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.3% 0.3% 0.2%
Two Or More 3.7% 3.1% 2.4%
Hispanic 6.3% 9.4% 18.0%

Gender in Roanoke

Female
52.4% (51,972)
Male
47.6% (47,256)
Gender Roanoke VA USA
Female 52.4% 50.8% 50.8%
Male 47.6% 49.2% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Roanoke for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
6.0% (5,953)
9-12th Grade
9.0% (8,930)
High School / GED
34.0% (33,737)
Some College
20.0% (19,845)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (8,930)
Bachelor's Degree
14.0% (13,892)
Master's Degree
5.0% (4,961)
Professional Degree
2.0% (1,984)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (992)
Education Roanoke VA USA
< 9th Grade 6.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 9.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 34.0% 24.0% 27.0%
Some College 20.0% 19.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 14.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 5.0% 12.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Roanoke, Virginia

Less than $10,000
8.9% (882,695)
$10,000 to $14,999
8.0% (792,120)
$15,000 to $24,999
12.3% (1,221,462)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.0% (1,185,803)
$35,000 to $49,999
15.1% (1,493,427)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.2% (1,810,085)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.8% (1,075,258)
$100,000 to $149,999
8.4% (834,911)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.7% (271,013)
$200,000 or more
3.6% (356,121)
Income Roanoke VA USA
Less than $10,000 8.9% 5.1% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 8.0% 3.4% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 12.3% 7.2% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.0% 7.4% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 15.1% 11.0% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.2% 16.4% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.8% 13.0% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 8.4% 17.0% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.7% 8.7% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 3.6% 10.9% 7.7%

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