Roanoke County is located in west central Virginia. The County Seat is Salem and the largest city is Vinton. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.roanokecountyva.gov/. The 2014 population estimate is 93,785 and the 2010 census population was 92,439. The land area is 250.52 square miles and there are 368.7 persons per square mile.
89.4% of the population is White, 5.6% is Black or African American, 2.6% is Hispanic or Latino, 3.1% is Asian, 0.2% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.6% is two or more races. 90.9% have a high school degree or higher, and 33.1% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $193,700, there are 37,928 households, an average of 2.39 persons per household. The per capita income is $31,728, the median household income is $60,795, and 6.6% of the persons in Roanoke County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 7,222. Retail sales (in $1000) were $835,653, and sales per capita were $9,281. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 30%.
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