Roanoke, Virginia 

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VIRGINIA TOTAL CASES REPORTED

62,787

US TOTAL CASES REPORTED

2,613,993

updated daily at 9 AM PST
source Kaiser Family Foundation

Population

99,572

+3.9% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.3%

Median Income

$39,530

Median Home Price

$158,800

Best Places to Live in Roanoke, Virginia

Mid-sized city - Southwestern Virginia along the Blue Ridge Mountains. September, May and June are the most pleasant months in Roanoke, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Nearby mountains
-Attractive downtown
-Pleasant climate
Cons
-Future job growth
-Some industrial feel
-Air service

 $139,950 
2919 Oakland Blvd NW
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1595 SqFt
 $244,950 
4331 Cresthill Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1716 SqFt
 $569,000 
3342 Belshire Ct SW
Bed 4 | Bath 5 | 4110 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Roanoke Metro Area

Roanoke is a mid-sized commercial and transportation center located between the Blue Ridge and Appalachian mountains in the western part of the state. The city area spreads through a narrow valley surrounded by hills and mountains. The downtown area itself is an American classic with museums, shops and a famous farmer’s market in a lively historic central core known as Market Square. More modern commercial structures surround this core. On the whole Roanoke is more “old” than “new” South, but is bringing in a strong influx of northern migrants (evidenced among other things by a minor league hockey team).


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QUICK FACTS

City: Roanoke
Zip Codes: 24012 24017 24014 24015 24016 24013 24011
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 1176 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Roanoke is 3.3% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Roanoke jobs have increased by 1.6%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Roanoke's cost of living is 15.9% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Roanoke's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
September, May and June are the most pleasant months in Roanoke, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Roanoke city county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Roanoke's population is 99,572 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 3.9%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 20.8 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Roanoke is $158,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.7%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Roanoke public schools spend $12,452 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.6 students per teacher in Roanoke. More Education


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Housing Market in Roanoke

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Reviews for Roanoke   44 Reviews
Scenic, friendly and charming city! - 4/6/2020
I moved to Roanoke Va 3 years ago after living in Richmond Va for 28 years. It is one of the most scenic and friendly places I have ever been. The fall colors and... Read More

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Fortnight - 3/5/2020
Roan oke has fortnit! !! Very... Read More

Stars for the terrain, none for the people - 12/17/2019
Roanoke (aka "Roll-'N-Toke), Virginia has geographic features that rival many of the greats in the country. The Blue Ridge Parkway in fall color is beautiful; the... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN ROANOKE, VIRGINIA
24012 24017 24014 24015 24016 24013 24011

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