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Living In Roanoke, VA

Roanoke, Virginia is a small city with approximately 100,000 residents. The city's population, at an average age of just over 39, ranks around the middle compared to other municipalities in Virginia, which has an average age of 37. In terms of housing, residents are fairly evenly split between owning (52%) and renting (48%) their residence. With a relatively low average rent of $805/month in the city, renting remains an affordable option, particularly compared to other cities in Virginia. Each month, renters in Roanoke will save around $480 compared to the state average.

There are three primary industries in Roanoke: healthcare, retail, and entertainment. Together, these industries make up 22% of the labor force in the city. Meanwhile, looking at job function, many of the city's workers are in sales, as 8% of the city's population reports this as their field of work, the highest number of any career path. With an average annual income of around $54K, Roanoke workers earn about $34,000 less than the average Virginia resident. Roanoke's average income also falls below the national average ($73,345). Compared to the Virginia average, Roanoke has a relatively high concentration of residents older than 25 with an Associate's degree (6%). In addition, 10% possess a Bachelor's degree and 5% have a Master's degree or Doctorate.

With an average commute time of about 23 minutes, faster than most cities in Virginia, Roanoke residents are well aware that getting to work isn't overly time-consuming. Driving a vehicle is the typical means of commuting to work, chosen by 41% of workers, while public transportation isn't used extensively. Few residents walk to work.

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