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Roanoke, Virginia
Columbia, North Carolina
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PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Roanoke is 242% more densely populated than Columbia.
People are 0.6% less likely to be married in Columbia.
The Median Age is 3.3 years younger in Roanoke.

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PEOPLE
 Roanoke, VAColumbia, NCUnited States
 Population99,897832321,418,820
 Population - 201095,793932308,745,538
 Population - 200094,911819285,036,114
 Population - 199096,397836251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now3.63%-0.48%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now5.25%1.59%12.76%
 Pop. Density2,34968691
 Land Area4313,531,905
 Water Area00264,837
 Median Age38.341.637.4
 Female Population52.04%51.06%50.81%
 Male Population47.97%48.94%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Roanoke, VAColumbia, NCUnited States
 Age 0 to 47.25%6.35%6.36%
 Age 5 to 96.14%8.82%6.51%
 Age 10 to 145.36%4.35%6.59%
 Age 15 to 173.14%5.41%4.03%
 Age 18 to 203.38%2.82%4.35%
 Age 21 to 245.28%4.82%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3415.29%8.35%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4412.75%12.94%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5413.80%12.47%14.09%
 Age 55 to 596.47%6.59%6.57%
 Age 60 to 646.64%7.88%5.72%
 Age 65 to 747.53%7.53%7.64%
 Age 75 to 844.17%3.41%4.26%
 Age 85 and over2.81%8.24%1.85%
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 RACE
 Roanoke, VAColumbia, NCUnited States
 White61.29%39.06%62.77%
 Black27.68%27.06%12.24%
 Asian2.11%1.65%4.95%
 Native American0.09%0.00%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.14%0.00%0.16%
 Other0.19%0.00%0.20%
 Two or More Races2.79%1.77%2.13%
 Hispanic5.72%30.47%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic94.28%69.53%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Roanoke, VAColumbia, NCUnited States
 Households42,549348116,211,000
 Family Households23,78720776,958,100
 Non Family Households18,76214139,253,000
 Household Size2.252.422.63
 Married Population42.50%42.25%50.58%
 Single Population57.50%57.75%49.42%
 Now Married39.73%40.79%48.41%
 Married but Separated2.77%1.46%2.17%
 Never Married34.67%35.23%32.55%
 Widowed7.36%15.64%5.95%
 Divorced15.46%6.87%10.92%
 Married, w/children21.92%19.81%31.68%
 Married, no children39.18%38.16%41.44%
 Single, w/children23.85%27.05%16.94%
 Single, no children15.05%14.98%9.95%

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