Roanoke city, Virginia Population 2018

Roanoke city, Virginia's estimated population is 99,837 with a growth rate of 0.51% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Roanoke city, Virginia is the 18th largest county in Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201799,8375080.51%
201699,329-414-0.42%
201699,743-80-0.08%
201599,8233030.30%
201499,5205820.59%
201398,9388400.86%
201298,0981,2521.29%
201196,846960.10%
201096,7503530.37%
199096,397-3,823-3.81%
1980100,2208,1058.80%
197092,115-4,995-5.14%
196097,1105,1895.65%
195091,92122,63432.67%
194069,287810.12%
193069,20618,36436.12%
192050,84215,96845.79%
191034,87413,37962.24%
190021,4950.00%

Roanoke city, Virginia Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White63,336
Black or African American28,073
Two or More Races3,524
Asian2,691
Some Other Race1,259
American Indian and Alaska Native272
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander174

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Roanoke city, Virginia Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Roanoke city, Virginia Median Age

38.1


Total

36.1


Male

40.1


Female

Roanoke city, Virginia Adults

There are 77,477 adults, (14,800 of which are seniors) in Roanoke city, Virginia.

Roanoke city, Virginia Age Dependency

58.7

Age Dependency Ratio

23.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35

Child Dependency Ratio

Roanoke city, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

51,805

52.15%

Male

47,524

47.85%

Roanoke city, Virginia Households and Families

Roanoke city, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Roanoke city, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married71.8%28.2%
All52.1%47.9%
Non Family45.3%54.7%
Female36.7%63.3%
Male33.1%66.9%

52.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Roanoke city, Virginia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All42,5412.2852.1
Non Family18,9131.2445.3
Married14,2023.0571.8
Female7,2143.1536.7
Male2,2123.4433.1

3

Average Family Size

2.28

Average Household Size

6.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Roanoke city, Virginia Households

Roanoke city, Virginia Education

Roanoke city, Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4,0765.88%
9th to 12th Grade6,1718.91%
High School Graduate22,04431.81%
Some College15,06121.74%
Associates Degree6,0698.76%
Bachelors Degree10,03914.49%
Graduate Degree5,8328.42%

Roanoke city, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White45,56940,47912,895
Black17,52814,2671,601
Hispanic3,4162,174462
Asian1,6231,105617
Multiple Races1,2141,064210
Other Race69241358
Islander15115173
Native American1431355

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 48.34%.

Roanoke city, Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,861$32,995$26,169
Less Than High School$15,782$20,691$12,653
High School Grad$24,322$27,495$20,064
Some College$30,485$34,528$28,058
Bachelors Degree$38,470$43,843$35,064
Graduate Degree$56,610$75,441$48,000

$29,861

Average Earnings

$32,995

Average Male

$26,169

Average Female

Roanoke city, Virginia Language

Roanoke city, Virginia Language by Age

Roanoke city, Virginia Language

90.57% of Roanoke city, Virginia residents speak only English, while 9.43% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.53% of the population.

Roanoke city, Virginia Poverty

Roanoke city, Virginia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black27,3439,33334.13%
White58,4658,68814.86%
Hispanic5,8541,82531.18%
Asian2,6911,06839.69%
Multiple3,41478122.88%
Other1,25123418.71%
Native2723312.13%

22.23%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.20%

Male Poverty Rate

24.08%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Roanoke city, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Roanoke city, Virginia is Asian, with 39.69% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Roanoke city, Virginia is Native, with 12.13% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.16%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.62%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.81%.

Roanoke city, Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School32.00%
High School21.05%
Some College13.38%
Bachelors or Greater6.92%

Roanoke city, Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed52.12%
Male Unemployed38.23%
Female Employed13.81%
Male Employed8.76%

Roanoke city, Virginia Income

Roanoke city, Virginia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$39,201$53,271
Families$50,223$63,681
Married Families$64,700$81,503
Non Families$28,044$38,252

Roanoke city, Virginia Marital Status

Roanoke city, Virginia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

38.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.6%

Male Marriage Rate

36.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Roanoke city, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

Roanoke city, Virginia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Roanoke city, Virginia Marital Status by Race

Roanoke city, Virginia Veterans

Roanoke city, Virginia Veterans by War

6,888

Number of Veterans

6,560

Male Veterans

328

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam2,491
First Gulf War1,213
Second Gulf War922
World War II558
Korea480

Roanoke city, Virginia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 541,902
75+1,541
65 to 741,523
55 to 641,409
18 to 34513

Roanoke city, Virginia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4,9939.55%
Black1,6027.84%
Hispanic3248.37%
2 or More1248.08%
Other8610.13%
Asian573.01%
Indian156.91%
Hawaiian116.32%

Roanoke city, Virginia Veterans by Education

13.59%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.85%

Veteran Disability Rate

Roanoke city, Virginia Employment Status

Roanoke city, Virginia Employment by Age

63.9%

Labor Force Participation

59.1%

Employment Rate

7.4%

Unemployment Rate

Roanoke city, Virginia Employment by Race

Roanoke city, Virginia Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Roanoke city, Virginia

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Roanoke969199966027412.83%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990