Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Roanoke is 98,865. Roanoke, Virginia is the 333rd largest city in the US.
Roanoke is located entirely in Roanoke city.
The peak population of Roanoke was in 2020, when its population was 99,875. In 2020, Roanoke was the 327th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 333rd largest city in the US. Roanoke is currently 1.0% smaller than it was in 2020.
Roanoke has grown 4.2% since the 2000. Roanoke, Virginia's growth is extremely below average. 80% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
The total voting age population of Roanoke, Virginia, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 73,686. The voting age population is 46.4% male and 53.6% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 16.1% of the residents of Roanoke are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Roanoke are 62.4% White, 29.0% Black, 4.4% Two or more races, 3.0% Asian, 1.1% Other and 0.2% American Indian. Additionally, 6.3% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Roanoke, 20.8% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 31.8%. On a per-household basis, 16.4% of families are below the poverty line in Roanoke.
Among those aged 16 and older, 64.1% of Roanoke residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 86.2% of Roanoke residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 23.4% have a bachelor's degree and 9.0% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Roanoke residents aged 5 and older, 8.6% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 4.3% of residents speak Spanish at home, 2.5% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.1% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Roanoke is 6.3%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Roanoke, 11.4% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Roanoke is $44,230.
In Roanoke, 51.5% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 48.5% of housing units in Roanoke.
Of all the housing units in Roanoke, 26.2% of them were build before 1940.
In Roanoke, 6.5% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 3,000 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Roanoke is $814.
In Roanoke, 74.9% of households have an active broadband internet connection.
|Year||Population||Rank in US|
|323||New Bedford, Massachusetts||100,941||7.5%|
|329||St. George, Utah||99,958||99.2%|
|330||San Angelo, Texas||99,667||12.7%|
|332||Federal Way, Washington||99,037||16.2%|
|334||New Braunfels, Texas||98,857||156.2%|
|336||Albany, New York||98,617||4.3%|
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