Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Outside Roanoke & Salem Cities) PUMA, VA

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Population

200,981

0.342% decline

Median Age

45.5


Median Household Income

$58,378

5.51% growth

Number of Employees

89,426

0.268% growth

Median Property Value

$184,800

3.53% growth

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In 2017, Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Outside Roanoke & Salem Cities) PUMA, VA had a population of 201k people with a median age of 45.5 and a median household income of $58,378. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Outside Roanoke & Salem Cities) PUMA, VA declined from 201,671 to 200,981, a -0.342% decrease and its median household income grew from $55,331 to $58,378, a 5.51% increase.

The population of Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Outside Roanoke & Salem Cities) PUMA, VA is 88.4% White Alone, 5.96% Black or African American Alone, and 2.39% Hispanic or Latino. 4.36% of the people in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Outside Roanoke & Salem Cities) PUMA, VA speak a non-English language, and 98.5% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Outside Roanoke & Salem Cities) PUMA, VA are Dabney S Lancaster Community College (273 degrees awarded in 2016), Hollins University (237 degrees), and Ferrum College (228 degrees).

The median property value in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Outside Roanoke & Salem Cities) PUMA, VA is $184,800, and the homeownership rate is 78.5%. Most people in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Outside Roanoke & Salem Cities) PUMA, VA commute by N/A, and the average commute time is 24.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Outside Roanoke & Salem Cities) PUMA, VA is N/A per household.

Economy

The economy of Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Outside Roanoke & Salem Cities) PUMA, VA employs 89.4k people. The largest industries in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Outside Roanoke & Salem Cities) PUMA, VA are Elementary & secondary schools (5,762 people), Construction (5,202 people), and Hospitals (5,067 people), and the highest paying industries are Aircraft & parts manufacturing ($110,890), Offices of physicians ($103,686), and Scientific research & development services ($98,838).

Median household income in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Outside Roanoke & Salem Cities) PUMA, VA is $58,378. Males in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Outside Roanoke & Salem Cities) PUMA, VA have an average income that is 1.34 times higher than the average income of females, which is $46,060. The income inequality in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Outside Roanoke & Salem Cities) PUMA, VA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.434, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$58,378

2017 value

± $1,543

5.51%

1 Year Growth

± 3.42%

Households in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Outside Roanoke & Salem Cities) PUMA, VA have a median annual income of $58,378, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $55,331 in 2016, which represents a 5.51% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$61,747

Average Male Salary

± $7,193

$46,060

Average Female Salary

± $5,194

In 2017, full-time male employees in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Outside Roanoke & Salem Cities) PUMA, VA made 1.34 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $80,018 ± $71,291

  2. White

    $47,961 ± $4,309

  3. American Indian

    $40,553 ± $116,267

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Outside Roanoke & Salem Cities) PUMA, VA workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.67 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

0.434

2017 Wage GINI

0.432

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Outside Roanoke & Salem Cities) PUMA, VA was 0.434 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.554% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Outside Roanoke & Salem Cities) PUMA, VA was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Outside Roanoke & Salem Cities) PUMA, VA in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2017, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Outside Roanoke & Salem Cities) PUMA, VA was Ashburn (Southwest/Belmont Ridge) & Dulles Airport PUMA, VA with a value of $154,628, followed by McLean & Idylwood PUMA, VA and Arlington County (North) PUMA, VA, with respective values of $153,934 and $136,088.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Outside Roanoke & Salem Cities) PUMA, VA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

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Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

N/A% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Outside Roanoke & Salem Cities) PUMA, VA (N/A out of N/A people) live below the poverty line, a number that is approximately the same as the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are N/A N/A, followed by N/A N/A and then N/A N/A.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

89.4k

2017 Value

0.268%

1 Year growth

± 0.268%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Outside Roanoke & Salem Cities) PUMA, VA grew at a rate of 0.268%, from 89.2k employees to 89.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Outside Roanoke & Salem Cities) PUMA, VA, are Miscellaneous managers (2,809 people), Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (2,783 people), and Registered nurses (2,610 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Outside Roanoke & Salem Cities) PUMA, VA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Outside Roanoke & Salem Cities) PUMA, VA, by number of employees, are Miscellaneous managers (2,809 people), Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (2,783 people), and Registered nurses (2,610 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Outside Roanoke & Salem Cities) PUMA, VA has an unusually high number of residents working as Tire builders (19.8 times higher than expected), Miscellaneous woodworkers, including model makers & patternmakers (6.03 times), and Locomotive engineers & operators (5.37 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Outside Roanoke & Salem Cities) PUMA, VA, by average salary, are Physicians & surgeons ($229,812), Medical records & health information technicians ($144,964), and Miscellaneous installation, maintenance, & repair workers, including wind turbine service technicians ($125,131).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

89.4k

2017 Value

0.268%

1 Year growth

± 0.268%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Outside Roanoke & Salem Cities) PUMA, VA grew at a rate of 0.268%, from 89.2k employees to 89.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Outside Roanoke & Salem Cities) PUMA, VA, are Elementary & secondary schools (5,762 people), Construction (5,202 people), and Hospitals (5,067 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Outside Roanoke & Salem Cities) PUMA, VA, though some of these residents may live in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Outside Roanoke & Salem Cities) PUMA, VA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Outside Roanoke & Salem Cities) PUMA, VA, by number of employees, are Elementary & secondary schools (5,762 people), Construction (5,202 people), and Hospitals (5,067 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Outside Roanoke & Salem Cities) PUMA, VA has an unusually high number of Tire manufacturing (9.59 times higher than expected), Pulp, paper, & paperboard mills (9.31 times), and Prefabricated wood buildings & mobile homes (6.9 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Outside Roanoke & Salem Cities) PUMA, VA, by average salary, are Aircraft & parts manufacturing ($110,890), Offices of physicians ($103,686), and Scientific research & development services ($98,838).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Virginia to other states, or from other states to Virginia.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $27.5B

  2. $26B

  3. $22.4B

In 2015, the top outbound Virginia product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $27.5B, followed by Motorized vehicles with $26B and Electronics and $22.4B.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$254B

2015 Value

$373B

Projected 2045 Value

46.7% growth

In 2015, total outbound Virginia trade was $254B. This is expected to increase 46.7% to $373B by 2045.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Virginia to other states, or from other states to Virginia.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $23.4B

  2. $12.9B

  3. $11.1B

In 2015, the top outbound Virginia domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Maryland with $23.4B, followed by North Carolina with $12.9B and Pennsylvania and $11.1B.

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Health

N/A% of the population of Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Outside Roanoke & Salem Cities) PUMA, VA has health coverage, with N/A% on employee plans, N/A% on Medicaid, N/A% on Medicare, N/A% on non-group plans, and N/A% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the puma of Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Outside Roanoke & Salem Cities) PUMA, VA was $7,556 in 2014. This is a 3.42% increase from the previous year ($7,306).

Primary care physicians in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Outside Roanoke & Salem Cities) PUMA, VA see 1316 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.0759% decrease from the previous year (1317 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1494 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 684 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Mecklenburg County and Halifax County have the highest prevalence of diabetes (15.6%). Additionally, Petersburg city has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (45.3%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,316 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Virginia see an average of 1,316 patients per year. This represents a 0.0759% decrease from the previous year (1,317 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$7,556

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,218

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$7,361

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,677

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Virginia (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 3.42%, from $7,306 to $7,556.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

N/A%

Uninsured

N/A%

Employer Coverage

N/A%

Medicaid

N/A%

Medicare

N/A%

Non-Group

N/A%

Military or VA

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 15.6% prevalence

  2. 15.6% prevalence

  3. 15.4% prevalence

Mecklenburg County and Halifax County have the highest prevalence of diabetes in Virginia, at 15.6%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Virginia by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Outside Roanoke & Salem Cities) PUMA, VA is home to a population of 201k people, from which 98.5% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Outside Roanoke & Salem Cities) PUMA, VA residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Outside Roanoke & Salem Cities) PUMA, VA is composed of 178k White Alone residents (88.4%), 12k Black or African American Alone residents (5.96%), 4.81k Hispanic or Latino residents (2.39%), 2.92k Asian Alone residents (1.45%), 2.86k Two or More Races residents (1.42%), 381 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.19%), 306 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.152%), and 22 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0109%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Outside Roanoke & Salem Cities) PUMA, VA are Spanish or Spanish Creole (3,519 speakers), Gujarati (449 speakers), and Other Asian Languages (402 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

N/A

Median Native-Born Age

± N/A

N/A

Median Foreign-Born Age

± N/A

In 2017, the median age of all people in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Outside Roanoke & Salem Cities) PUMA, VA was 45.5. Native-born citizens, with a median age of N/A, were generally N/A than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of N/A. But people in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Outside Roanoke & Salem Cities) PUMA, VA are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Outside Roanoke & Salem Cities) PUMA, VA residents was 45.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

N/A%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

3.58%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, N/A% of Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Outside Roanoke & Salem Cities) PUMA, VA residents were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Outside Roanoke & Salem Cities) PUMA, VA was 3.58%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    995 ± 773 people

  2. India

    943 ± 752 people

  3. Bosnia and Herzegovina

    447 ± 518 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Outside Roanoke & Salem Cities) PUMA, VA was Mexico, the natal country of 995 Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Outside Roanoke & Salem Cities) PUMA, VA residents, followed by India with 943 and Bosnia and Herzegovina with 447.

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Citizenship

98.5%

2017 Citizenship

98.3%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 98.5% of Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Outside Roanoke & Salem Cities) PUMA, VA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Outside Roanoke & Salem Cities) PUMA, VA was 98.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    178k ± 415

  2. Black or African American Alone

    12k ± 449

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    4.81k ± 671

In 2017, there were 14.8 times more White Alone residents (178k people) in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Outside Roanoke & Salem Cities) PUMA, VA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 12k Black or African American Alone and 4.81k Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Outside Roanoke & Salem Cities) PUMA, VA as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    3,519 speakers (1.83%)

  2. Gujarati

    449 speakers (0.234%)

  3. Other Asian Languages

    402 speakers (0.209%)

4.36% of Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Outside Roanoke & Salem Cities) PUMA, VA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Outside Roanoke & Salem Cities) PUMA, VA was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 1.83% of the overall population of Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Outside Roanoke & Salem Cities) PUMA, VA are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 0.234% speak Gujarati and 0.209% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

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    0 ± 0

  2. false

    0 ± 0

  3. false

    0 ± 0

Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Outside Roanoke & Salem Cities) PUMA, VA has a large population of military personnel who served in false, N/A times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Outside Roanoke & Salem Cities) PUMA, VA awarded 867 degrees. The student population of Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Outside Roanoke & Salem Cities) PUMA, VA is skewed towards women, with 1,306 male students and 2,454 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Outside Roanoke & Salem Cities) PUMA, VA are White (630 and 73.5%), followed by Black or African American (129 and 15.1%), Hispanic or Latino (27 and 3.15%), and Unknown (23 and 2.68%).

The largest universities in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Outside Roanoke & Salem Cities) PUMA, VA by number of degrees awarded are Dabney S Lancaster Community College (273 and 31.5%), Hollins University (237 and 27.3%), and Ferrum College (228 and 26.3%).

The most popular majors in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Outside Roanoke & Salem Cities) PUMA, VA are Liberal Arts & Sciences (60 and 6.92%), Medical Assistant (50 and 5.77%), and Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (39 and 4.5%).

The median tuition costs in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Outside Roanoke & Salem Cities) PUMA, VA are $34,000 for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Outside Roanoke & Salem Cities) PUMA, VA was Criminal Justice - Safety Studies with 39 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Outside Roanoke & Salem Cities) PUMA, VA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 273 degrees awarded

  2. 237 degrees awarded

  3. 228 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$34,000

Median Private

In 2016, the Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Outside Roanoke & Salem Cities) PUMA, VA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Dabney S Lancaster Community College with 273 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

268

Degrees Awarded to Men

599

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 268 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Outside Roanoke & Salem Cities) PUMA, VA, which is 0.447 times less than the 599 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    630 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    129 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    27 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Outside Roanoke & Salem Cities) PUMA, VA were to White students. These 630 degrees mean that there were 4.88 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 129 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Outside Roanoke & Salem Cities) PUMA, VA was $184,800 in 2017, which is 0.849 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $178,500 to $184,800, a 3.53% increase. The homeownership rate in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Outside Roanoke & Salem Cities) PUMA, VA is 78.5%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Outside Roanoke & Salem Cities) PUMA, VA have an average commute time of 24.7 minutes, and they commute by N/A. Car ownership in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Outside Roanoke & Salem Cities) PUMA, VA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of N/A per household.

Income

Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.

$58,378

Median Household Income

± $1,543

N/A

Number of Households

± N/A

In 2017, the median household income of the N/A households in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Outside Roanoke & Salem Cities) PUMA, VA grew to $58,378 from the previous year's value of $55,331.

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Housing

Property Value

$184,800

2017 Median

± $2,777

$178,500

2016 Median

± $2,838

In 2017, the median property value in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Outside Roanoke & Salem Cities) PUMA, VA grew to to $184,800 from the previous year's value of $178,500.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Outside Roanoke & Salem Cities) PUMA, VA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Outside Roanoke & Salem Cities) PUMA, VA the largest share of households have a property value in the N/A range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Outside Roanoke & Salem Cities) PUMA, VA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Outside Roanoke & Salem Cities) PUMA, VA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

78.5%

2017 Homeownership

78.7%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 78.5% of the housing units in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Outside Roanoke & Salem Cities) PUMA, VA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 78.7%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Outside Roanoke & Salem Cities) PUMA, VA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

N/A

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Outside Roanoke & Salem Cities) PUMA, VA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Outside Roanoke & Salem Cities) PUMA, VA have N/A, followed by N/A.

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Commute Time

24.7 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Outside Roanoke & Salem Cities) PUMA, VA have a shorter commute time (24.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.93% of the workforce in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Outside Roanoke & Salem Cities) PUMA, VA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

The chart below shows how the median household income in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Outside Roanoke & Salem Cities) PUMA, VA compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

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Commuter Transportation

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