The unemployment rate in Roanoke Metro Area is 2.9% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Roanoke Metro Area jobs have increased by 1.6%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Roanoke Metro Area's cost of living is 11.0% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
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The Roanoke metro area voted Republican in the last five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats
Roanoke Metro Area's population is 313,069 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 2.7%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 23.8 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Roanoke Metro Area is Real Estate: $170,073
. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.1%.
Roanoke Metro Area public schools spend $11,482 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.1 students per teacher in Roanoke Metro Area. More Education