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  6. Jobs
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  7. Weather
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  8. Cost of Living
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Roanoke County is located in Virginia with a population of 93,823. In Roanoke County, most residents own their homes. Many young professionals and retirees live in Roanoke County and residents tend to be conservative.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$199,800
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$956
National
$1,062
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    25%
  • Own
    75%
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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    85.3
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    24.4
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    48.7
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    170.6
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,351.7
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    158.4
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
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Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    21%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    13%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    23%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    32%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    25%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    national  12%

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