Roanoke (city) County VA Information


Roanoke (city) County Subdivisions

Roanoke (city) County VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 100,912
Daytime Population: Workers 74,419
Daytime Population: Residents 54,562
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 128,981
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.28
Population in Households 98,775
Population in Familes 70,594
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,137
Population Density2 2,371
Diversity Index3 59


Median Household Income $37,474
Average Household Income $51,893
Per Capita Income $23,039


Total Housing Units 48,752 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 22,591 (46.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 21,258 (43.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,903 (10.1%)
Median Home Value $135,364
Average Home Value $175,916


Total Households 43,849
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 23,744
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.54% 0.55%
Households 0.36% 0.46%
Families 0.15% 0.31%
Median Household Income   0.21%
Per Capita Income   1.82%


Roanoke (city) County VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Roanoke (city) County to the other 133 counties / independent cities and county equivalents in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 18 87th
Population Density # 19 86th
Diversity Index # 29 79th
Median Household Income # 109 19th
Per Capita Income # 93 31st

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