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Roanoke city, Virginia (County); Halifax County, Virginia; Fluvanna County, Virginia; Accomack County, Virginia

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Roanoke city, Virginia (County)
Halifax County, Virginia
Fluvanna County, Virginia
Accomack County, Virginia
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 99,143 33,911 27,270 32,316
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 99,143 33,911 27,270 32,316
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 96,910 36,253 25,742 33,162
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) 2.3% -6.5% 5.9% -2.6%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 97,032 36,241 25,691 33,164
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
6.5%
5.3%
5.3%
5.6%
Persons under 18 years, percent
22.3%
20.2%
19.8%
20.7%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
16.9%
24.8%
20.5%
24.6%
Female persons, percent
52.3%
52.1%
54.2%
51.3%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
63.2%
61.2%
80.7%
67.8%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
29.5%
36.3%
15.3%
28.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.7%
Asian alone, percent(a)
3.6%
0.7%
0.9%
0.8%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
Z
0.1%
0.2%
Two or More Races, percent
3.2%
1.5%
2.6%
1.7%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
6.7%
2.2%
3.8%
9.1%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
57.9%
59.7%
77.6%
59.9%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2014-2018 6,434 2,666 2,366 2,700
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-2018 7.6% 2.0% 3.6% 6.4%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 46,942 18,207 11,162 21,319
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-2018 51.8% 74.7% 83.9% 67.9%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018 $133,200 $112,700 $230,600 $165,000
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018 $1,088 $999 $1,548 $1,165
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018 $405 $312 $514 $388
Median gross rent, 2014-2018 $799 $644 $1,124 $797
Building permits, 2019 278 82 123 81
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2014-2018 42,037 14,025 9,842 13,401
Persons per household, 2014-2018 2.32 2.42 2.55 2.36
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-2018 79.9% 93.5% 88.7% 93.5%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-2018 8.9% 3.9% 4.6% 10.5%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-2018 84.4% 67.8% 93.4% 79.2%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-2018 71.9% 55.2% 85.6% 63.8%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 85.5% 81.9% 91.0% 81.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 23.8% 15.9% 34.5% 18.5%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-2018 10.4% 12.0% 8.5% 8.3%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
13.0%
11.3%
10.7%
17.0%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 64.0% 53.8% 59.8% 54.1%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 58.8% 50.1% 54.3% 48.2%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 308,073 35,956 D 53,568
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 1,582,260 159,946 11,726 62,723
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 1,629,699 573,433 D 667,932
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 1,397,950 99,184 76,018 78,932
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 2,461,000 358,082 75,319 348,195
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $25,249 $9,989 $2,901 $10,443
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-2018 21.3 24.9 33.6 21.8
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $43,028 $42,289 $74,931 $43,210
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $26,119 $22,716 $39,900 $24,355
Persons in poverty, percent
20.2%
14.5%
6.9%
17.3%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2018 3,123 678 397 725
Total employment, 2018 74,511 9,503 2,714 8,809
Total annual payroll, 2018 ($1,000) 3,292,844 354,273 100,821 280,559
Total employment, percent change, 2017-2018 8.2% -2.3% 2.4% 2.1%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 6,005 1,812 1,825 2,387
All firms, 2012 8,330 2,257 1,857 2,997
Men-owned firms, 2012 4,488 1,271 966 1,716
Women-owned firms, 2012 2,806 745 722 802
Minority-owned firms, 2012 1,661 433 228 335
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 6,109 1,726 1,596 2,560
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 900 241 288 212
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 6,737 1,922 1,464 2,536
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 2,279.8 44.3 89.8 73.8
Land area in square miles, 2010 42.56 817.84 286.01 449.50
FIPS Code 51770 51083 51065 51001
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

The vintage year (e.g., V2019) refers to the final year of the series (2010 thru 2019). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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