Roanoke County, Virginia Population 2020

Roanoke County, Virginia's estimated population is 94,693 with a growth rate of 0.33% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Roanoke County, Virginia is the 20th largest county in Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202094,6933100.33%
201994,3833100.33%
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%
2020 Growth Rate
0.33%
County Website
Founded
March 30, 1838
County Seat
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Roanoke County, Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White82,54788.21%
Black or African American5,3505.72%
Asian2,7082.89%
Two or More Races2,3752.54%
Some Other Race4950.53%
American Indian and Alaska Native910.10%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander170.02%
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Roanoke County, Virginia Population Pyramid 2020

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Roanoke County, Virginia Median Age

43.6


Total

41


Male

45.5


Female

Roanoke County, Virginia Adults

There are 74,566 adults, (19,088 of whom are seniors) in Roanoke County, Virginia.

Roanoke County, Virginia Age Dependency

68.7

Age Dependency Ratio

34.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Roanoke County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

48,733

52.07%

Male

44,850

47.93%

Roanoke County, Virginia Households and Families

Roanoke County, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Roanoke County, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86%14%
All74.1%25.9%
Male67.8%32.2%
Non Family61.1%38.9%
Female56.1%43.9%

74.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All38,3432.3874.1
Married20,4942.9886
Non Family12,1931.1761.1
Female4,2862.7956.1
Male1,370367.8

2.9

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

4.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Roanoke County, Virginia Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,0703.08%
9th to 12th Grade3,1674.71%
High School Graduate17,13025.50%
Some College13,73220.44%
Associates Degree7,71211.48%
Bachelors Degree15,10922.49%
Graduate Degree8,25212.28%
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Roanoke County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White59,42654,95720,641
Black3,7223,3521,134
Asian1,8281,607899
Hispanic1,4361,271362
Multiple Races788766285
Other Race14814154
Native American717123
Islander171717

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 islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$43,045$50,804$36,557
Less Than High School$25,042$28,773$19,167
High School Grad$35,311$40,827$28,795
Some College$40,605$47,718$32,570
Bachelors Degree$50,116$62,772$42,425
Graduate Degree$64,659$91,103$54,466

$43,045

Average Earnings

$50,804

Average Male

$36,557

Average Female

Roanoke County, Virginia Language

Roanoke County, Virginia Language by Age

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Roanoke County, Virginia Language

93.65% of Roanoke County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 6.35% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.04% of the population.

Roanoke County, Virginia Poverty

Roanoke County, Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White78,8615,3296.76%
Black4,95759512.00%
Multiple2,33438016.28%
Hispanic2,64030111.40%
Asian2,6691776.63%
Other491163.26%
Native80810.00%

7.40%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.19%

Male Poverty Rate

8.53%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Roanoke County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Roanoke County, Virginia is Multiple, with 16.28% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Roanoke County, Virginia is Other, with 3.26% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.43%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.93%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.63%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.43%
High School7.65%
Some College6.51%
Bachelors or Greater2.30%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed24.82%
Male Unemployed11.35%
Female Employed4.73%
Male Employed2.51%

Roanoke County, Virginia Income

Roanoke County, Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$65,467$83,540
Families$80,686$98,255
Married Families$91,119-
Non Families$37,580$49,525
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Roanoke County, Virginia Marital Status

Roanoke County, Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.4%

Male Marriage Rate

52.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Roanoke County, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

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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 45-54.

Roanoke County, Virginia Marital Status by Race

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Roanoke County, Virginia Veterans

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7,005

Number of Veterans

6,544

Male Veterans

461

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,398
First Gulf War1,487
Second Gulf War1,396
Korea660
World War II292
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,934
75+1,773
35 to 541,628
55 to 641,038
18 to 34632
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Name Veterans % of Total
White6,4849.70%
Black42110.10%
Hispanic1327.58%
Asian532.56%
Other4018.10%
2 or More70.63%

Roanoke County, Virginia Veterans by Education

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5.01%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.16%

Veteran Disability Rate

Roanoke County, Virginia Employment Status

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61.6%

Labor Force Participation

59.3%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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62.54%

Born in Virginia

94.81%

Native Born

5.19%

Foreign Born

2.15%

Non Citizen

3.04%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.81% of Roanoke County, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 62.54% having been born in Virginia. 2.15% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

  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