Latest Data (2017)
Population 99,837
Nationwide Rank 310

Quick Facts

Roanoke, Virginia is the 310th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Roanoke, Virginia is a city.

Roanoke, Virginia is as large as it has ever been. In 2017 Roanoke had its largest population ever.

Roanoke, Virginia's growth is below average. 72% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Roanoke, Virginia Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
300 Las Cruces, New Mexico 101,712 38.1%
301 Vista, California 101,568 12.9%
302 Renton, Washington 101,379 96.9%
303 Sparks, Nevada 100,888 50.7%
304 Allen, Texas 100,685 123.3%
305 Tuscaloosa, Alabama 100,287 27.4%
306 San Angelo, Texas 100,119 13.2%
307 Vacaville, California 100,032 11.8%
308 Meridian, Idaho 99,926 172.0%
309 Kenosha, Wisconsin 99,877 9.5%
310 Roanoke, Virginia 99,837 5.3%
311 Albany, New York 98,251 3.9%
312 Boca Raton, Florida 98,150 18.0%
313 Spokane Valley, Washington 97,847 20.9%
314 Orem, Utah 97,839 15.8%
315 Compton, California 97,612 4.2%
316 Beaverton, Oregon 97,514 22.0%
317 Erie, Pennsylvania 97,369 -6.0%
318 Lee's Summit, Missouri 97,290 37.0%
319 Lawrence, Kansas 96,892 20.2%
320 Federal Way, Washington 96,690 13.5%

Similarly Sized Cities In Virginia

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
139 Newport News 179,388 -0.4%
161 Alexandria 160,035 23.6%
202 Hampton 134,669 -8.0%
310 Roanoke 99,837 5.3%
332 Portsmouth 94,572 -5.8%
363 Suffolk 90,237 40.5%
420 Lynchburg 80,995 24.0%
707 Harrisonburg 54,215 34.0%
708 Leesburg 54,215 88.7%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 99,837 310
2016 99,660 304
2015 99,897 303
2014 99,428 298
2013 98,465 298
2012 97,469 300
2011 96,627 300
2010 97,032 293
2009 94,482 296
2008 93,734 292
2007 93,048 291
2006 92,586 291
2005 92,506 286
2004 92,450 288
2003 92,807 281
2002 93,354 274
2001 94,583 265
2000 94,806 259
1990 96,487 214