Roanoke County, Virginia Population 2019

Roanoke County, Virginia's estimated population is 93,763 with a growth rate of 0.42% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Roanoke County, Virginia is the 21st largest county in Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201894,0733100.33%
201793,7633920.42%
201693,371340.04%
201593,337-34-0.04%
201493,371700.08%
201393,3015780.62%
201292,723-77-0.08%
201192,8004040.44%
201092,39613,06416.47%
199079,3326,3878.76%
198072,9455,6068.33%
197067,3395,6469.15%
196061,69320,20748.71%
195041,486-1,411-3.29%
194042,8977,60821.56%
193035,28912,89457.58%
192022,3952,77214.13%
191019,6233,78623.91%
190015,837-14,264-47.39%
189030,10116,996129.69%
188013,1053,75540.16%
18709,3501,30216.18%
18608,048-429-5.06%
18508,4772,97854.16%
18405,4990.00%

How Many People Live in Roanoke County, Virginia?

93,763

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White82,83588.67%
Black or African American5,4585.84%
Asian2,6682.86%
Two or More Races1,8872.02%
Some Other Race4940.53%
American Indian and Alaska Native770.08%

Roanoke County, Virginia Population Pyramid 2019

Roanoke County, Virginia Median Age

43.7


Total

42


Male

45.4


Female

Roanoke County, Virginia Adults

There are 74,163 adults, (18,531 of whom are seniors) in Roanoke County, Virginia.

Roanoke County, Virginia Age Dependency

67.9

Age Dependency Ratio

33.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Roanoke County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

48,608

52.03%

Male

44,811

47.97%

Roanoke County, Virginia Households and Families

Roanoke County, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Roanoke County, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.4%13.6%
All74.8%25.2%
Male62.7%37.3%
Non Family62.4%37.6%
Female58.8%41.2%

74.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All38,4342.3774.8
Married20,4572.9786.4
Non Family12,3991.1662.4
Female4,1322.7858.8
Male1,4463.1862.7

2.9

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

4.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Roanoke County, Virginia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,0493.07%
9th to 12th Grade3,2304.83%
High School Graduate17,27925.85%
Some College13,93020.84%
Associates Degree7,15010.70%
Bachelors Degree15,45823.13%
Graduate Degree7,74111.58%

Roanoke County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White59,29754,85120,444
Black3,6873,2921,202
Asian1,8421,6601,024
Hispanic1,3701,149321
Multiple Races634589198
Other Race16311245
Native American585810

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 55.59%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,598$48,383$34,834
Less Than High School$25,280$29,123$16,268
High School Grad$32,449$38,057$26,695
Some College$39,017$44,371$31,543
Bachelors Degree$47,474$60,373$41,273
Graduate Degree$62,668$80,404$52,989

$41,598

Average Earnings

$48,383

Average Male

$34,834

Average Female

Roanoke County, Virginia Language

Roanoke County, Virginia Language by Age

Roanoke County, Virginia Language

93.49% of Roanoke County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 6.51% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.18% of the population.

Roanoke County, Virginia Poverty

Roanoke County, Virginia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White78,9915,8087.35%
Black5,06566813.19%
Multiple1,86241122.07%
Hispanic2,5772088.07%
Asian2,6421857.00%
Other488153.07%
Native77911.69%

7.98%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.11%

Male Poverty Rate

8.79%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Roanoke County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Roanoke County, Virginia is Multiple, with 22.07% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Roanoke County, Virginia is Other, with 3.07% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.39%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.52%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.28%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.57%
High School8.32%
Some College6.39%
Bachelors or Greater2.61%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed26.31%
Male Unemployed18.10%
Female Employed4.70%
Male Employed2.67%

Roanoke County, Virginia Income

Roanoke County, Virginia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$62,134$80,683
Families$77,475$95,817
Married Families$86,859-
Non Families$36,541$47,031

Roanoke County, Virginia Marital Status

Roanoke County, Virginia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

55.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.4%

Male Marriage Rate

51.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Roanoke County, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

Roanoke County, Virginia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Roanoke County, Virginia Marital Status by Race

Roanoke County, Virginia Veterans

7,292

Number of Veterans

6,749

Male Veterans

543

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,428
First Gulf War1,581
Second Gulf War1,348
Korea702
World War II392
Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,861
35 to 541,849
75+1,786
55 to 641,159
18 to 34637

Roanoke County, Virginia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White6,83210.24%
Black3729.05%
Hispanic1186.97%
Other3314.54%
Asian331.59%
2 or More222.55%

Roanoke County, Virginia Veterans by Education

4.62%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.90%

Veteran Disability Rate

Roanoke County, Virginia Employment Status

62.2%

Labor Force Participation

59.1%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

Roanoke County, Virginia Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

62.70%

Born in Virginia

94.51%

Native Born

5.49%

Foreign Born

2.24%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

94.51% of Roanoke County, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 62.70% having been born in Virginia. 2.24% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Population of Cities in Roanoke County, Virginia

  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