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Roanoke city, Virginia (VA)

County population in 2019: 99,143 (100% urban, 0% rural); it was 94,911 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 16,809
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 6,592
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 23,632
Renter-occupied apartments: 19,311 (it was 18,371 in 2000)
% of renters here:

44%
State:

33%

Land area: 43 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 2312 people per square mile   (very high).

March 2019 cost of living index in Roanoke city: 86.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (33.6%), Educational, health and social services (14.8%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (11.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 75%
  • Government: 5%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 19%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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  • Races in Roanoke city, VA (2019)
    • 57,88661.0%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 28,49630.0%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 6,5076.9%Hispanic or Latino
    • 3,6273.8%Two or more races
    • 3,0523.2%Asian alone
    • 3330.4%Some other race alone
    • 2010.2%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 160.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

37.8 years
Virginia median age:

38.5 years
Males: 47,316  (47.7%)
Females: 51,827  (52.3%)
Average household size:
Roanoke city:

2.0 people
Virginia:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $45,838 ($30,719 in 1999)
This county:

$45,838
Virginia:

$76,456

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $681 (lower quartile is $527, upper quartile is $860)
This county:

$681
State:

$1091


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $147,300 (it was $80,100 in 2000)
Roanoke city:

$147,300
Virginia:

$288,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $102,900 - $205,200

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $194,259
Here:

$194,259
State:

$377,025

Townhouses or other attached units: $206,731
Here:

$206,731
State:

$384,010

In 2-unit structures: $157,569
Here:

$157,569
State:

$299,685

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $276,184
Here:

$276,184
State:

$265,498

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $242,493
Here:

$242,493
State:

$344,101

Mobile homes: $35,439
Here:

$35,439
State:

$76,756

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,088
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $439

Institutionalized population: 1,083
Roanoke city, VA map from a distance

Health of residents in Roanoke city based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2013 to 2019:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.4. This is about average.
72.7% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
43.5% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
47.1% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is less than average.
74.4% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 196 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 163 pounds. This is about average.

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,552 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,438 (1.0%)

Distribution of median household income in Roanoke city, VA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Roanoke city, VA in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Roanoke city, VA in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 20.6%
Roanoke city:

20.6%
Virginia:

9.9%
(12.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.4% for Black residents, 19.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 4.8% for American Indian residents, 11.9% for other race residents, 34.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 37.8 years old
(Males: 37.2 years old, Females: 38.3 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43.9 years old, Black residents: 36.5 years old, American Indian residents: 51.2 years old, Asian residents: 33.4 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 20.0 years old, Other race residents: 21.9 years old)

Area name: Roanoke, VA HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Roanoke city is $456 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $589 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $747 a month.

Roanoke city has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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Neighboring counties: Dade County, Missouri , San Benito County, California , Howell County, Missouri , Jasper County, Missouri , Owsley County, Kentucky , Bedford city , Norfolk city .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.7%
Virginia:

4.6%

Unemployment by year in Roanoke city, VA

Current college students: 3,590
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 88.1%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 23.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 5,176 (59.3% naturalized citizens)

Roanoke city:

5.2%
Whole state:

12.7%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 2,7202010 or later
  • 2,1262000 to 2009
  • 1,0731990 to 1999
  • 4531980 to 1989
  • 2811970 to 1979
  • 347Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 62.0%

Roanoke city marital status for males Roanoke city marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 30,091
  • One, attached: 2,089
  • Two: 3,636
  • 3 or 4: 1,085
  • 5 to 9: 2,047
  • 10 to 19: 4,284
  • 20 to 49: 2,158
  • 50 or more: 1,342
  • Mobile homes: 209

Housing units in Roanoke city with a mortgage: 13,354 (532 second mortgage, 1,417 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 6,338

Here:

68.4% with mortgage
State:

67.7% with mortgage

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 24
Roanoke city:

2.59 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Here:

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 24
This county:

2.59 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 45
Roanoke city:

4.86 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 124
This county:

13.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Roanoke city:

11.7%
Virginia:

9.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Roanoke city:

29.3%
State:

26.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.6%
State:

18.6%

Earthquake activity:

Roanoke city-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Virginia state average. It is 31% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 119.0 miles away from Roanoke city center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 83.9 miles away from the county center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 227.3 miles away from the county center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:18, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 107.4 miles away from the county center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 114.8 miles away from Roanoke city center
On 8/25/2011 at 05:07:52, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 4.2 mi) earthquake occurred 118.4 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Roanoke city

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 62,773 (85.1%)
  • Carpooled: 5,002 (6.8%)
  • Bus: 1,148 (1.6%)
  • Long-distance train or commuter rail: 9 (0.0%)
  • Light rail, streetcar or trolley: 49 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 942 (1.3%)
  • Bicycle: 133 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 1,293 (1.8%)
  • Worked at home: 2,250 (3.0%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Other services, except public administration (13%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (12%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Material moving occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (7%)
  • Honduras (7%)
  • Philippines (6%)
  • Nepal (5%)
  • Cuba (5%)
  • Afghanistan (4%)
  • Haiti (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Roanoke city


  • American (13%)
  • English (5%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • German (4%)
  • European (2%)
  • African (1%)
  • Italian (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Roanoke city, Virginia in 2000:

  • 1,055 people in nursing homes
  • 618 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 615 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 101 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 59 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 24 people in other group homes
  • 20 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 18 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 17 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 8 people in halfway houses
  • 3 people in religious group quarters

People in group quarters in Roanoke city, Virginia in 2010:

  • 611 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 555 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 517 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 247 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 87 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 84 people in college/university student housing
  • 14 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 8 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 3 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $52,201.

9.36% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,630 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.36%
Virginia average:

9.50%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
6.82% relocated from other counties in Virginia ($28,377 average AGI)
2.53% relocated from other states ($12,252 average AGI)
Roanoke city:

2.53%
Virginia average:

3.61%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Roanoke County, VA  2.88% ($41,480 average AGI)
from Salem city, VA  0.78% ($30,390)
from Franklin County, VA  0.48% ($38,032)
from Bedford County, VA  0.48% ($30,984)
from Botetourt County, VA  0.43% ($42,976)
from Montgomery County, VA  0.28% ($36,435)
from Lynchburg city, VA  0.11% ($29,268)


10.32% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($44,488 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.32%
Virginia average:

9.76%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
7.14% relocated to other counties in Virginia ($28,462 average AGI)
3.18% relocated to other states ($16,026 average AGI)
Roanoke city:

3.18%
Virginia average:

3.89%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Roanoke County, VA  3.05% ($44,087 average AGI)
to Salem city, VA  0.81% ($39,117)
to Botetourt County, VA  0.55% ($42,074)
to Bedford County, VA  0.49% ($30,799)
to Franklin County, VA  0.43% ($37,429)
to Montgomery County, VA  0.25% ($34,818)
to Mecklenburg County, NC  0.15% ($42,914)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 16.3
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.3

Births per 1000 population in Roanoke city

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 12.1

Deaths per 1000 population in Roanoke city

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.3
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 12.6

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Roanoke city
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 13.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 5.0%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Roanoke city
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Roanoke city
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Roanoke city
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Roanoke city
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Roanoke city
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Roanoke city

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 17,537 (13,194 aged, 4,343 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,209 (5%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Roanoke city, Virginia in 1999 - 2019:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (1,539)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (1,296)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (1,149)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (1,078)
  • Unspecified dementia (1,021)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (783)
  • Congestive heart failure (729)
  • Cardiac arrhythmia, unspecified (640)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (560)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (546)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.08
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 35,798
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 783
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 92,931

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,115
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,343
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 10

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 51
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 124

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 13
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 120.9. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 78.1
  • Other - 42.9

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 162.3. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 98.0
  • Other - 64.3

Household type by relationship:

Households: 99,143
  • Male householders: 18,339 (6,594 living alone), Female householders: 22,471 (9,746 living alone)
  • 12,729 spouses (12,557 opposite-sex spouses), 3,188 unmarried partners, (3,123 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 27,958 children (25,619 natural, 148 adopted, 2,191 stepchildren), 2,935 grandchildren, 1,549 brothers or sisters, 1,422 parents, 0 foster children, 2,502 other relatives, 4,452 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 1,598

Size of family households: 11,002 2-persons, 4,459 3-persons, 2,810 4-persons, 1,640 5-persons, 566 6-persons, 677 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 16,340 1-person, 2,912 2-persons, 307 3-persons, 97 4-persons.

7,152 married couples with children.
12,021 single-parent households (3,069 men, 8,952 women).

90.8% of residents of Roanoke city speak English at home.
4.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (65% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 12% don't speak English at all).
2.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (67% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 13% speak English not well).
1.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (49% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 26% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.7% of residents speak other language at home (40% speak English very well, 46% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $1,040,250,000 ($11,264 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $209,321,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $388,577,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $176,756,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $6,228,000
Federal grants: $145,760,000
Federal procurement contracts: $213,524,000 ($183,113,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $109,405,000 ($6,523,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $9,429,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $65,826,000
Federal Government insurance: $105,006,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 6,867
Here:

74 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 6,520
Here:

70 per 1000 residents
State:

40 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +965
Here:

+10 per 1000 residents
State:

+18 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -3,419
Here -37 per 1000 residents
State +14 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Roanoke city

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.00 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.4
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.4

Year house built in Roanoke city, Virginia
  • Year house built in Roanoke city, Virginia
  • 4322014 or later
  • 5542010 to 2013
  • 1,9212000 to 2009
  • 2,0121990 to 1999
  • 4,5351980 to 1989
  • 6,1881970 to 1979
  • 6,0801960 to 1969
  • 8,6231950 to 1959
  • 4,5781940 to 1949
  • 12,0181939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Roanoke city, Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Roanoke city, Virginia
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Roanoke city, Virginia
  • 421 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 1513 rooms
  • 8494 rooms
  • 4,8105 rooms
  • 4,3926 rooms
  • 3,2977 rooms
  • 2,8838 rooms
  • 3,2689+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Roanoke city, Virginia
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Roanoke city, Virginia
  • 9261 room
  • 9232 rooms
  • 3,9993 rooms
  • 5,0054 rooms
  • 5,4975 rooms
  • 2,6176 rooms
  • 7877 rooms
  • 7548 rooms
  • 6109+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Roanoke city, Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Roanoke city, Virginia
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Roanoke city, Virginia
  • 42no bedroom
  • 1841 bedroom
  • 3,8262 bedrooms
  • 9,5033 bedrooms
  • 5,3704 bedrooms
  • 7675+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Roanoke city, Virginia
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Roanoke city, Virginia
  • 926no bedroom
  • 5,1831 bedroom
  • 7,5672 bedrooms
  • 6,1213 bedrooms
  • 1,3214 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Roanoke city, Virginia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Roanoke city in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Roanoke city in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 879no vehicle
  • 6,0391 vehicle
  • 8,5952 vehicles
  • 3,1003 vehicles
  • 8214 vehicles
  • 2585+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Roanoke city in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Roanoke city in renter-occupied apartments
  • 3,684no vehicle
  • 11,0181 vehicle
  • 4,9262 vehicles
  • 1,3383 vehicles
  • 904 vehicles
  • 625+ vehicles

80.5% of Roanoke city residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 35% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 71% lived in Virginia.

Roanoke city:

80.5%
State average:

84.7%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 67,836
  • Other state: 24,280
  • Northeast: 6,594
  • Midwest: 3,341
  • South: 11,728
  • West: 2,617
Year householders moved into unit in Roanoke city, VA
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Roanoke city
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 59.9%Utility gas
  • 28.7%Electricity
  • 9.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%Wood
  • 0.3%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 58.0%Electricity
  • 35.8%Utility gas
  • 3.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Other fuel
  • 0.6%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,574
Here:

17.5%
Virginia:

10.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 639
Here:

14.3%
Virginia:

10.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 493
Here:

17.6%
Virginia:

20.4%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2004:

  • Total number of recipients: 3,951
  • Number of aged recipients: 274
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 3,677
  • Number of recipients under 18: 677
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 2,609
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 665
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 1,529
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 1,636
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 23 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED581$114,821424$133,6891,577$137,940133$42,48915$1,166,733212$99,1933$64,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED9$96,22213$125,92392$138,70716$88,4381$259,0008$62,5000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED63$99,30271$101,380637$120,342117$35,4271$190,00081$81,4940$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN50$93,44040$130,775363$128,46823$47,1300$034$81,7350$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS15$108,1335$107,40094$119,1606$33,8330$07$144,7140$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 23 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED51$136,49029$173,3452$53,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED9$117,3338$164,7502$123,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED9$123,4446$161,6672$111,500
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$03$211,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$56,0000$01$56,000
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Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Roanoke city, VA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Roanoke city, VA - Value
Most common first names in Roanoke city, VA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1,57279.6 years
James1,54172.1 years
William1,48872.8 years
John1,23274.0 years
Robert93771.3 years
Charles72272.1 years
George65975.1 years
Virginia53078.1 years
Ruth48780.5 years
Margaret48577.6 years
Most common last names in Roanoke city, VA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith61773.1 years
Brown47773.8 years
Jones43273.7 years
Johnson40474.5 years
Martin39976.5 years
Williams34872.9 years
Davis27575.9 years
Wright25574.6 years
Thomas24175.9 years
Harris23775.7 years

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