Roanoke County, Virginia Population 2021

Roanoke County, Virginia's estimated population is 94,386 with a growth rate of 0.11% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Roanoke County, Virginia is the null largest county in Virginia. The 2010 Population was 92,401 and has seen a growth of 2.15% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202194,3861000.11%
202094,2861000.11%
201994,1861000.11%
201894,0861470.16%
201793,9394110.44%
201693,5281520.16%
201593,376-2-0.00%
201493,378670.07%
201393,3115730.62%
201292,738-77-0.08%
201192,8154140.45%
201092,40113,06916.47%
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%
2021 Growth Rate
0.11%
County Website
Founded
March 30, 1838
County Seat
2010 Population
92,401
Growth Since 2010
2.15%
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Roanoke County, Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White82,56388.00%
Black or African American5,5715.94%
Asian2,9133.10%
Two or More Races2,0002.13%
Some Other Race5810.62%
American Indian and Alaska Native1840.20%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander110.01%
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Roanoke County, Virginia Population By Race

Roanoke County, Virginia Population Pyramid 2021

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Roanoke County, Virginia Median Age

43.8


Total

40.9


Male

45.8


Female

Roanoke County, Virginia Adults

There are 74,847 adults, (19,843 of whom are seniors) in Roanoke County, Virginia.

Roanoke County, Virginia Age Dependency

70.6

Age Dependency Ratio

36.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Roanoke County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Mujer

48,702

51.91%

Masculino

45,121

48.09%

Roanoke County, Virginia Population by Age

Roanoke County, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Roanoke County, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.5%12.5%
All74.8%25.2%
Masculino65.3%34.7%
Non Family59.9%40.1%
Mujer58.7%41.3%

74.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Roanoke County, Virginia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All38,2222.474.8
Married20,4883.0187.5
Non Family12,4011.1859.9
Mujer3,8692.8558.7
Masculino1,4642.9865.3

2.92

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

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Roanoke County, Virginia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,7602.61%
9th to 12th Grade3,4195.06%
High School Graduate16,89525.01%
Some College13,29919.69%
Associates Degree8,14812.06%
Bachelors Degree15,39922.80%
Graduate Degree8,62212.77%
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Roanoke County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Roanoke County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White59,49454,98221,120
Black3,7033,4731,201
Asian2,0031,7481,044
Hispanic1,6021,426345
2+ Races733719259
Other Race23322671
Native American12712776
Islander111111

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%.

Roanoke County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Masculino Mujer
Overall$45,630$51,630$39,301
Less Than 9th Grade$23,983$27,793$18,681
High School Graduate$36,390$42,195$30,200
Some College$42,093$48,387$35,254
Bachelors Degree$52,209$64,036$44,504
Graduate Degree$64,509$91,486$56,221

$45,630

Average Earnings

$51,630

Average Male

$39,301

Average Female

Roanoke County, Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Roanoke County, Virginia Language by Age

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Roanoke County, Virginia Language

93.06% of Roanoke County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 6.94% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.52% of the population.

Roanoke County, Virginia Language

Roanoke County, Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White78,7355,1466.54%
Multiple1,95639220.04%
Black5,1963697.10%
Hispanic2,82733311.78%
Asian2,8761073.72%
Other577193.29%

6.92%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.21%

Male Poverty Rate

8.52%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Roanoke County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Roanoke County, Virginia is Multiple, with 20.04% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Roanoke County, Virginia is Other, with 3.29% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.44%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.09%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.50%.

Roanoke County, Virginia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.51%
High School7.64%
Some College6.50%
Bachelors or Greater1.81%

Roanoke County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed27.02%
Male Unemployed15.13%
Female Employed4.42%
Male Employed2.31%

Roanoke County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Roanoke County, Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$68,948$87,906
Families$84,897$103,721
Married Families$97,015-
Non Families$39,284$51,312
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Income by Household Type

Roanoke County, Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.8%

Male Marriage Rate

51.8%

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 Marital Status

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6,541

Number of Veterans

6,095

Male Veterans

446

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,409
First Gulf War1,418
Second Gulf War1,252
Korea701
World War II209

Roanoke County, Virginia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,952
75+1,782
35 to 541,411
55 to 64892
18 to 34504

Roanoke County, Virginia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6,0429.03%
Black4099.54%
Hispanic1437.73%
Other Race4113.71%
Asian311.39%
2+ Races182.01%

Roanoke County, Virginia Veterans by Race

Roanoke County, Virginia Veterans by Education

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3.68%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.69%

Veteran Disability Rate

Roanoke County, Virginia Veterans by Education

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61.3%

Labor Force Participation

59.2%

Employment Rate

3.2%

Unemployment Rate

Roanoke County, Virginia Employment by Age

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Roanoke County, Virginia Employment by Race

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Roanoke County, Virginia Employment by Education

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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62.89%

Born in Roanoke County, Virginia

94.30%

Native Born

5.70%

Foreign Born

2.34%

Non Citizen

3.36%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.30% of Roanoke County, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 62.89% having been born in Virginia. 2.34% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Roanoke County, Virginia Place of Birth

  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

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