What you need to know about Roanoke, VA

Roanoke is located in Roanoke city, Virginia. The population is 64% White, 27% Black, 2% Asian and 0% Native American or Native Hawaiian. 1% identify as another race or ethnicity, or two or more races. 6% of residents are of Hispanic or Latino origin. The median income is $39,530 and the median home value is $135,600. For more on schools, real estate, business and health care in Roanoke, see each of the tabs above. Walkability can be a key driver of the overall livability of a community. Roanoke has a Walk Score ® of 41.
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Population

97,949
Up by 4.78%
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Median Home Price

$135,600
Lower than the state average

Housing

Homes Owned 54.53%
54.53% Complete
Homes Rented 45.47%
45.47% Complete

Real Estate

In Roanoke, Virginia


Ready to move to Roanoke? There are a variety of housing options in the area. Click below to learn about the recent trends, average home values and even a few current real estate listings in Roanoke.

Schools

In Roanoke, Virginia


The quality of a school district is often a top factor for parents considering where to live. Strong school systems attract new residents and help their cities prosper. See how Roanoke rates.

Median Household Income

$39,530
Lower than the national average

Business

In Roanoke, Virginia


Being a great place to live and being a great place to work often go hand-in-hand. Here’s what the business and employment climate is like in Roanoke.

Residents

Most residents are
25-34 Years old

Health

In Roanoke, Virginia


Access to quality hospitals, doctors and health-care providers is just part of what makes a healthy community. Here’s how to get and stay healthy in Roanoke.

Education

Bachelor’s Degree 24%
24% Complete
Graduated High School 83%
83% Complete

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