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People QuickFacts Roanoke Co.  Roanoke MSA
Virginia
 Population, 2016 Weldon Cooper Center Population Estimate 93,924
313,641
8,411,808
 Population, 2015 Weldon Cooper Center Population Estimate
94,409
314,560
8,382,993
 Population, 2014 Weldon Cooper Center Population Estimate
93,785
313,388
8,326,289
 Population. 2013 Weldon Cooper Center Population Estimate
93,694 312,071
8,270,345
 Population, 2010 (April 1), estimates base   
92,439  308,650 8,001,023
 Population, percent change, 2010 to 2016 1.7%
1.6%
5.1%
 Median Age 2014
43.4
42.1
37.6
 Persons under 5 years, percent, 2014  
4.80% 5.49%
6.20%
 Persons under 18 years, percent, 2014   20.80%
20.84%
22.40%
 Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2014   
19.60%  18.18% 13.80%
 Female persons, percent, 2014  
52.00%  51.70% 50.80%
 White persons, percent, 2014 (a)     89.00%  82.25% 70.50%
 Black or African American persons, percent, 2014 (a)     5.80%  13.42% 19.70%
 American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2014 (a)    
0.20% 0.34%
0.50%
 Asian persons, percent, 2014 (a)     3.20%  1.99% 6.30%
 Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, percent, 2014 
Z 0.05%
0.10%
 Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2014   
1.70% 1.93%
2.80%
 Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 2014 (b)     2.70% 3.60%
8.90%
 White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2014   
86.80% 79.25%
63.10%
 Living in same house 1 year & over, 2010-2014   
86.90% 84.93%
84.7%
 Foreign born persons, percent, 2010-2014   
4.80% 4.62%
11.6%
 Language other than English spoken at home, age 5, 2010-14   
6.40% 6.29%
15.20%
 High school graduates, percent of persons age 25,  2010-2014   
91.30% 87.12%
87.90%
 Bachelor's degree or higher, pct of persons age 25, 2010-2014   
34.00%  26.79% 35.80%
 Veterans, 2010-2014   
8,492  26,313 718,034
 Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2010-14   
20.40  22.10 27.80
 Housing units, 2014  
40,588 145,861
3,446,471
 Homeownership rate, 2010-2014   
75.3%  70.00% 66.7%
 Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2010-2014   
$194,000  $167,862 $243,500
 Median gross rent, 2010-2014
$857
$778
$1,108
 Households, 2010-2014   
38,197  128,965 3,041,710
 Persons per household, 2010-2014   
2.38  2.35 2.61
 Per capita money income in past 12 months (2014 $)    
$31,864  $27,501 $33,958
 Median household income 2010-2014   
$60,950  $43,225 $64,792
 Persons below poverty level, percent, 2010-2014   
6.60%  13.69% 11.80%
Business QuickFacts Roanoke Co  Roanoke MSA
Virginia
Private nonfarm establishments, 2014    
2,013  8,065 195,639
Private nonfarm employment, 2014   
28,109  136,834 3,160,539
Private nonfarm employment, percent change 2013-2014   
-2.70%  -0.15% 0.90%
Nonemployer establishments, 2013   
5,430  18,372 536,067
Total number of firms, 2012  
6,344 24,080
653,193
Minority-owned firms, 2012  
559 2929 185,043
Women-owned firms, percent, 2012  
2241 7,838
236,290
Veteran-owned firms, 2012
721
2,522
76,434
Manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1000)     $815,656 $4,593,039
$96,389,872
Merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1000)     $700,237 $3,617,869
$86,613,641
Retail sales, 2012 ($1000)     $891,006 $4,658,782
$110,002,385
Retail sales per capita, 2012   
$9,591 $15,083
$13,438
Accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1000)     $128,289 $556,700
$17,795,901
Building permits, 2014 
219 511
28,682
Geography QuickFacts Roanoke Co  Roanoke MSA
Virginia
Land area in square miles, 2010     250.52 1868.68
39,490.09
Persons per square mile, 2010     368.7  165.2 202.6


 
Source: US Census Bureau