Roanoke County VA Information


Roanoke County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 95,857
Daytime Population: Workers 36,926
Daytime Population: Residents 49,217
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 86,143
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.90
Population in Households 93,656
Population in Familes 77,554
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,201
Population Density2 383
Diversity Index3 29


Median Household Income $62,838
Average Household Income $79,513
Per Capita Income $33,047


Total Housing Units 41,305 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 29,056 (70.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 9,907 (24.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,342 ( 5.7%)
Median Home Value $200,021
Average Home Value $247,611


Total Households 38,963
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 26,588
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 0.51% 0.54%
Households 0.49% 0.52%
Families 0.34% 0.41%
Median Household Income   1.64%
Per Capita Income   2.26%


Roanoke County VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Roanoke 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 # 21 85th
Population Density # 47 65th
Diversity Index # 98 28th
Median Household Income # 36 74th
Per Capita Income # 24 83rd

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