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|People QuickFacts||Roanoke city||Virginia|
|Population, 2013 estimate||98,465||8,260,405|
|Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base||96,922||8,001,031|
|Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013||1.6%||3.2%|
|Persons under 5 years, percent, 2013||7.2%||6.2%|
|Persons under 18 years, percent, 2013||21.9%||22.6%|
|Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2013||14.6%||13.4%|
|Female persons, percent, 2013||52.1%||50.8%|
|White alone, percent, 2013 (a)||65.9%||70.8%|
|Black or African American alone, percent, 2013 (a)||28.8%||19.7%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2013 (a)||0.4%||0.5%|
|Asian alone, percent, 2013 (a)||2.1%||6.1%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2013 (a)||0.1%||0.1%|
|Two or More Races, percent, 2013||2.7%||2.7%|
|Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2013 (b)||5.8%||8.6%|
|White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2013||61.3%||63.6%|
|Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2008-2012||80.7%||84.7%|
|Foreign born persons, percent, 2008-2012||6.5%||11.1%|
|Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2008-2012||8.3%||14.7%|
|High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2008-2012||82.2%||86.9%|
|Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2008-2012||22.9%||34.7%|
|Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2008-2012||18.6||27.5|
|Housing units, 2013||47,150||3,412,460|
|Homeownership rate, 2008-2012||55.7%||67.8%|
|Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2008-2012||33.0%||21.5%|
|Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2008-2012||$134,300||$249,700|
|Persons per household, 2008-2012||2.22||2.59|
|Per capita money income in past 12 months (2012 dollars), 2008-2012||$23,381||$33,326|
|Median household income, 2008-2012||$38,265||$63,636|
|Persons below poverty level, percent, 2008-2012||21.1%||11.1%|
|Business QuickFacts||Roanoke city||Virginia|
|Private nonfarm establishments, 2012||3,193||192,7301|
|Private nonfarm employment, 2012||64,898||3,089,2411|
|Private nonfarm employment, percent change, 2011-2012||2.9%||2.0%1|
|Nonemployer establishments, 2012||5,339||529,636|
|Total number of firms, 2007||7,102||638,643|
|Black-owned firms, percent, 2007||8.5%||9.9%|
|American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||0.5%|
|Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007||4.7%||7.0%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||0.1%|
|Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007||S||4.5%|
|Women-owned firms, percent, 2007||25.9%||30.1%|
|Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000)||1,582,354||92,417,797|
|Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000)||2,233,606||60,513,396|
|Retail sales, 2007 ($1000)||2,039,763||105,663,299|
|Retail sales per capita, 2007||$21,922||$13,687|
|Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000)||267,171||15,340,483|
|Building permits, 2012||43||27,278|
|Geography QuickFacts||Roanoke city||Virginia|
|Land area in square miles, 2010||42.56||39,490.09|
|Persons per square mile, 2010||2,279.8||202.6|
|Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical Area||Roanoke, VA Metro Area|