Roanoke city, Virginia Population 2018

Roanoke city, Virginia's estimated population is 99,837 with a growth rate of 0.09% 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
201799,572-265-0.27%
201799,837940.09%
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
White62,725
Black or African American28,228
Two or More Races3,402
Asian2,974
Some Other Race1,859
American Indian and Alaska Native213
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander171

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Roanoke city, Virginia Population Pyramid 2018

1,0002,0003,0004,000 Male Population1,0002,0003,0004,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Roanoke city, Virginia Median Age

38.4


Total

36.2


Male

40.3


Female

Roanoke city, Virginia Adults

There are 77,508 adults, (15,372 of whom are seniors) in Roanoke city, Virginia.

Roanoke city, Virginia Age Dependency

60.2

Age Dependency Ratio

24.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Roanoke city, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

51,836

52.06%

Male

47,736

47.94%

Roanoke city, Virginia Households and Families

Roanoke city, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Roanoke city, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married70.7%29.3%
All51.9%48.1%
Non Family44.4%55.6%
Female39.7%60.3%
Male37.9%62.1%

51.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Roanoke city, Virginia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All42,3332.351.9
Non Family19,2271.2544.4
Married13,9543.0670.7
Female6,7733.2539.7
Male2,3793.6537.9

3.04

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

6.9%

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 Grade4,3496.26%
9th to 12th Grade6,0818.75%
High School Graduate22,07931.77%
Some College14,50420.87%
Associates Degree6,3639.16%
Bachelors Degree9,95514.32%
Graduate Degree6,1678.87%

Roanoke city, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White45,40440,15213,241
Black17,84014,7811,631
Hispanic3,3472,202412
Asian1,747968572
Multiple Races1,112919177
Other Race98066861
Islander14714775
Native American1291149

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 51.02%.

Roanoke city, Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,884$34,232$27,429
Less Than High School$17,791$22,334$13,669
High School Grad$25,876$28,234$22,639
Some College$30,965$35,852$27,894
Bachelors Degree$41,046$46,724$36,975
Graduate Degree$59,792$75,893$50,484

$30,884

Average Earnings

$34,232

Average Male

$27,429

Average Female

Roanoke city, Virginia Language

Roanoke city, Virginia Language by Age

Roanoke city, Virginia Language

90.61% of Roanoke city, Virginia residents speak only English, while 9.39% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.26% of the population.

Roanoke city, Virginia Poverty

Roanoke city, Virginia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White58,0108,69915.00%
Black27,5748,59431.17%
Hispanic5,9751,77729.74%
Multiple3,2771,13234.54%
Asian2,97497632.82%
Other1,85233618.14%
Native213209.39%

21.58%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.92%

Male Poverty Rate

23.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Roanoke city, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Roanoke city, Virginia is Multiple, with 34.54% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Roanoke city, Virginia is Native, with 9.39% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.03%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.97%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.22%.

Roanoke city, Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.21%
High School20.59%
Some College13.85%
Bachelors or Greater6.16%

Roanoke city, Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed50.77%
Male Unemployed44.70%
Female Employed13.09%
Male Employed8.28%

Roanoke city, Virginia Income

Roanoke city, Virginia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$41,483$55,976
Families$51,828$67,178
Married Families$68,304$86,282
Non Families$28,316$40,016

Roanoke city, Virginia Marital Status

Roanoke city, Virginia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

37.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.8%

Male Marriage Rate

36.3%

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


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Roanoke city, Virginia Veterans

Roanoke city, Virginia Veterans by War

6,520

Number of Veterans

6,153

Male Veterans

367

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam2,467
First Gulf War1,151
Second Gulf War1,019
Korea516
World War II470

Roanoke city, Virginia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 541,642
75+1,509
65 to 741,426
55 to 641,357
18 to 34586

Roanoke city, Virginia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4,6308.96%
Black1,6227.84%
Hispanic2717.04%
2 or More1147.93%
Other756.35%
Indian5630.11%
Asian231.11%

Roanoke city, Virginia Veterans by Education

12.73%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.90%

Veteran Disability Rate

Roanoke city, Virginia Employment Status

Roanoke city, Virginia Employment by Age

63.7%

Labor Force Participation

59.4%

Employment Rate

6.6%

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