Roanoke County, Virginia 

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Population

94,509

+2.0% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

4.1%

Median Income

$60,950

Median Home Price

$229,900

Median Age

43.7

Comfort Index (Climate)

8.3 / 5.8

summer / winter

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Best Places to Live in Roanoke County, Virginia

Mid-sized city - Southwestern Virginia along the Blue Ridge Mountains.
State: Virginia
County: Roanoke County
Metro Area: No Metro Area
City: Cave Spring, Hollins, 4 total
Zip Codes: 24018 24019 24179 24070 24059 24020
Cost of Living: -9.2% lower
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 1176 ft above sea level

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Roanoke, Va Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Most Expensive HomesHomes less than 10 yrs old
All Single Family Homes
Pros
Nearby mountains
Attractive downtown
Pleasant climate
Cons
Future job growth
Some industrial feel
Air service

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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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Roanoke County is 4.1% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Roanoke County jobs have increased by 1.6%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Roanoke County's cost of living is 9.2% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Roanoke County's Cost of Living

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

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Roanoke county remained overwhelmingly Republican, 59.9% to 38.1%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Roanoke County's population is 94,509 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 2.0%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 22.4 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Roanoke County is . Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.5%.

SCHOOLS
Roanoke County public schools spend $10,479 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.5 students per teacher in Roanoke County. More Education



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It's a good time to buy in Roanoke. Home Appreciation is up 11.5% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Roanoke is .

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ZIP CODES IN ROANOKE COUNTY, VIRGINIA
24018 24019 24179 24070 24059 24020

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