Home / Select Cities  /  Comparing Roanoke, VA vs. Bristol, VA
Compare Cities
The BestPlaces City Compare will show you how two cities compare in over a dozen categories and 100s of items. The most popular comparisons are: Population, Cost of Living, Average Rent, Crime Rate, Tax Rates and Air Quality.

Roanoke, Virginia
Bristol, Virginia
USA
HOUSING COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
The median age of a home in Bristol is 16.1% younger than the median age of a home in Roanoke.
Homes are 3.8% less likely to be rented in Bristol than in Roanoke.
HOUSING
 Roanoke, VABristol, VAUnited States
 Median Home Age564737
 Median Home Cost$142,800$116,000$185,800
 Home Appr. Last 12 months0.19%-1.05%3.74%
 Home Appr. Last 5 yrs.-5.88%-1.76%16.02%
 Home Appr. Last 10 yrs.-1.09%6.84%-0.68%
 Property Tax Rate$9.82$8.26$11.80
 Homes Owned49.03%48.61%56.34%
 Housing Vacant10.10%12.06%12.45%
 Homes Rented40.87%39.33%31.21%
 space
 AVG RENT FOR HOME OR APARTMENT
 Roanoke, VABristol, VAUnited States
 Studio Apartment$529$510$712
 1 Bedroom Home or Apartment$624$545$825
 2 Bedroom Home or Apartment$794$725$1,027
 3 Bedroom Home or Apartment$1,080$945$1,379
 4 Bedroom Home or Apartment$1,226$1,020$1,601
 space1
 VACANT HOUSING
 Roanoke, VABristol, VAUnited States
 Vacant For Rent2.19%3.44%2.34%
 Vacant Rented0.56%0.44%0.46%
 Vacant For Sale2.17%1.24%1.20%
 Vacant Sold0.36%0.42%0.46%
 Vacant Vacation0.42%3.23%3.97%
 Vacant Other4.41%3.30%4.02%
 space2
 OWNER-OCCUPIED HOUSING VALUE
 Roanoke, VABristol, VAUnited States
 Less Than $20,0003.59%5.38%4.57%
 $20,000 to $39,9991.00%4.92%3.37%
 $40,000 to $59,9994.73%7.48%4.19%
 $60,000 to $79,9997.37%10.07%5.74%
 $80,000 to $99,99911.21%16.80%6.79%
 $100,000 to $149,99932.37%28.59%15.19%
 $150,000 to $199,99917.27%12.23%14.69%
 $200,000 to $299,99911.42%7.20%18.15%
 $300,000 to $399,9993.67%3.54%10.43%
 $400,000 to $499,9994.16%1.79%5.70%
 $500,000 to $749,9991.42%0.86%6.39%
 $750,000 to $999,9990.69%0.51%2.41%
 $1,000,000 or more1.10%0.63%2.39%
 space3
 HOUSING UNITS BY YEAR BUILT
 Roanoke, VABristol, VAUnited States
 2010 and newer0.78%0.00%2.03%
 2000 to 20095.16%8.68%14.63%
 1990 to 19995.78%6.83%14.01%
 1980 to 19896.09%10.34%13.70%
 1970 to 197914.96%18.92%15.66%
 1960 to 19695.78%6.83%14.01%
 1950 to 195921.77%16.90%10.63%
 1940 to 194910.10%10.45%5.25%
 1939 or Earlier25.36%13.43%13.09%
 MOST RECENT SEARCHES ON COMPARE CITIES
 Compare CityCompared To This City
 Lubbock, TexasMission Viejo, CaliforniaCompare
 Maryland Heights, MissouriCorona, CaliforniaCompare
 Katy, TexasNaples, FloridaCompare
 Smith Valley, NevadaReno, NevadaCompare
 St. George, UtahWalsenburg, ColoradoCompare
 Cincinnati, OhioKalamazoo, MichiganCompare
 Monterey, CaliforniaSierra Vista, ArizonaCompare
 Logan, UtahGoldsboro, North CarolinaCompare
 Atlanta, GeorgiaSan Diego, CaliforniaCompare
 Longview, TexasMarina, CaliforniaCompare
 Brattleboro, VermontRockport, MassachusettsCompare
 Madras, OregonHermiston, OregonCompare
 Reno, NevadaBelmont, CaliforniaCompare
 The Colony, TexasMurphy, TexasCompare
 Salida, ColoradoCortez, ColoradoCompare
 Augusta, MaineMountain Home, IdahoCompare
 Abilene, TexasMurfreesboro, TennesseeCompare
 Carmel, IndianaFresno, CaliforniaCompare
 Lexington Park, MarylandWaterloo, IowaCompare
 Beaverton, OregonBroken Arrow, OklahomaCompare
 COMMENTS

We're looking for comments about Roanoke. Express your opinion

We're looking for comments about Bristol. Express your opinion


Popular Comparisons
SAFEST PLACES TO LIVE
Corvallis, OR
vs. Salem, OR
Compare Now

MOST SCHOOL SPENDING
Riverton, WY
vs. Malone, NY
Compare Now


More Popular Comparisons
HIGHEST POPULATION
New York, NY
vs. Los Angeles, CA
Compare Now

HEALTHIEST RETIREMENT
Seattle, WA
vs. Minneapolis, MN
Compare Now


More Popular Comparisons
BEST COST OF LIVING
Pecos, TX
vs. Lamesa, TX
Compare Now

LONGEST AUTO COMMUTE
Raymondville, TX
vs. Summerville, GA
Compare Now