City of Roanoke, VA
Roanoke is located in Roanoke County in Virginia. The median income is $38,265 and the median home value is $134,300. The unemployment rate is 8.33% compared to the 6.1% unemployment rate for the United States (as of August 2014). Workers commute an average of 18.6 minutes to work each day. The population is 65% White, 28% Black, 2% Asian. 0% of residents are of Hispanic or Latino origin. 5% identify as another race or ethnicity, or two or more races. For more on schools, business, and healthcare in Roanoke, see each of the tabs to the leftabove. Walkability can be a key driver of the overall livability of a community. Roanoke has a Walk Score® of 41.
Median Household Income$38,265
Median Home Price$134,300
With a beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains backdrop, it makes sense that most of Roanoke's best things to do center on celebrating the area's natural assets, whether that means literally exploring them or reaping the benefits of their inspiration through local arts and dining offerings. Outdoor Recreation
SchoolsIn Roanoke, Virginia
The quality of a school district if often a top factor for parents considering where to live. Strong school systems attract new residents and help their cities prosper. See how Roanoke rates.
BusinessIn Roanoke, Virginia
Being a great place to live and being a great place to work, often go hand-in-hand. Here’s what the business and employment climate is like in Roanoke.
HealthIn Roanoke, Virginia
Access to quality hospitals, doctors and healthcare providers are just part of what make a healthy community. Here’s how to get and stay healthy in Roanoke.