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Roanoke

(Encyclopedia) Roanoke rō´ənōk [key], city (1990 pop. 96,397), independent and in no co., SW Va., on the Roanoke River; settled c.1740, inc. 1882, as a city, 1884. It is situated…

Roanoke

(Encyclopedia) Roanoke, river, c.410 mi (660 km) long, rising in SW Va. and flowing generally southeast across the Blue Ridge Mts. and into Albemarle Sound, NE N.C. The lower river is…

Roanoke Rapids

(Encyclopedia) Roanoke Rapids, industrial city (1990 pop. 15,722), Halifax co., N N.C., on the Roanoke River near the Virginia line; founded 1893, inc. 1931. The city's industries…

Roanoke Island

(Encyclopedia) Roanoke Island, 12 mi (19 km) long and 3 mi (4.8 km) wide, NE N.C., off the Atlantic coast between Croatan (W) and Roanoke (E) sounds in the Outer Banks . Manteo is…

Roanoke, VA Census Data

People QuickFactsRoanokeVirginiaPopulation, 2003 estimate 92,8637,386,330Population, percent change, April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2003 -2.2%4.3%Population, 2000 94,9117,078,515Population, percent…

Roanoke, VA Demographic Statistics

NumberPercentTotal population94,911100.0SEX AND AGEMale44,50146.9Female50,41053.1Under 5 years6,2006.55 to 9 years6,3816.710 to 14 years5,8026.115 to 19 years5,0725.320 to 24 years5,7466.125 to…

Roanoke, VA Economic Statistics

NumberPercentEMPLOYMENT STATUSPopulation 16 years and over75,372100.0In labor force47,25862.7Civilian labor force47,17862.6Employed44,45559.0Unemployed2,7233.6Percent of civilian labor force5.8(X…

Roanoke, VA Social Statistics

NumberPercentSCHOOL ENROLLMENTPopulation 3 years and over enrolled in school20,600100.0Nursery school, preschool1,7188.3Kindergarten1,3886.7Elementary school (grades 1-8)9,94248.3High school (…

Roanoke County, VA Census Data

Virginia Roanoke County, Virginia People QuickFactsRoanoke CountyVirginiaPopulation, 2005 estimate 88,1727,567,465Population, percent change, April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005 2.9%6.9%Population,…

Roanoke County, VA Housing Statistics

Roanoke county virginia dp 4 profile of selected housing characteristics SubjectNumberPercent Total housing units36,121100.0UNITS IN STRUCTURE1-unit, detached27,52176.21-unit,…