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Roanoke, Virginia
Leesburg, Virginia
USA
PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Roanoke is 76% less densely populated than Leesburg.
People are 17% less likely to be married in Leesburg.
The Median Age is 4.5 years older in Roanoke.

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PEOPLE
 Roanoke, VALeesburg, VAUnited States
 Population99,89751,209321,418,820
 Population - 201095,79340,713308,745,538
 Population - 200094,91128,311285,036,114
 Population - 199096,39716,202251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now3.63%216.07%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now5.25%80.88%12.76%
 Pop. Density2,3494,13391
 Land Area43123,531,905
 Water Area00264,837
 Median Age38.333.837.4
 Female Population52.04%50.81%50.81%
 Male Population47.97%49.19%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Roanoke, VALeesburg, VAUnited States
 Age 0 to 47.25%8.20%6.36%
 Age 5 to 96.14%9.14%6.51%
 Age 10 to 145.36%7.25%6.59%
 Age 15 to 173.14%4.84%4.03%
 Age 18 to 203.38%2.55%4.35%
 Age 21 to 245.28%5.23%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3415.29%15.05%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4412.75%16.17%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5413.80%15.52%14.09%
 Age 55 to 596.47%5.39%6.57%
 Age 60 to 646.64%3.84%5.72%
 Age 65 to 747.53%3.98%7.64%
 Age 75 to 844.17%1.79%4.26%
 Age 85 and over2.81%1.05%1.85%
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 RACE
 Roanoke, VALeesburg, VAUnited States
 White61.29%61.59%62.77%
 Black27.68%7.44%12.24%
 Asian2.11%8.85%4.95%
 Native American0.09%0.01%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.14%0.23%0.16%
 Other0.19%0.53%0.20%
 Two or More Races2.79%2.28%2.13%
 Hispanic5.72%19.08%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic94.28%80.92%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Roanoke, VALeesburg, VAUnited States
 Households42,54915,098116,211,000
 Family Households23,78711,31876,958,100
 Non Family Households18,7623,78039,253,000
 Household Size2.253.042.63
 Married Population42.50%59.59%50.58%
 Single Population57.50%40.41%49.42%
 Now Married39.73%57.27%48.41%
 Married but Separated2.77%2.32%2.17%
 Never Married34.67%28.63%32.55%
 Widowed7.36%3.62%5.95%
 Divorced15.46%8.16%10.92%
 Married, w/children21.92%49.28%31.68%
 Married, no children39.18%30.78%41.44%
 Single, w/children23.85%13.07%16.94%
 Single, no children15.05%6.87%9.95%
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