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Roanoke City County, Virginia Facts

Facts
State Virginia
Land area 42.6 square miles
Population Density 2,279.8 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 98,465
Population change 1.6%
Under 5 years of age 7.2%
Under 18 21.9%
65 and over 14.6%
Females 52.1%
White 65.9
Hispanic or Latino of any race 5.8
Asian 2.1%
Two or more races 2.7%
Black or African American 28.8%
Native American 0.4%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 82%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 23.6%
Veterans 7,732
Households and Housing
Households 42,494
Persons per household 2.2
Living in the same house for one year or more 80.6%
Median household income $38,145
The per capita income $23,295
Live below the poverty line. 22.4%
housing units 47,150
Multi-unit structures 33%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $134,700
Residents owning their homes. 54.8%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 7,102
Women-owned firms 25.9%
Asian-owned firms 4.7%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 8.5%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $2,039,763
Retail sales per capita $21,922
Manufacturers shipments $1,582,354
Merchant wholesaler sales $2,233,606