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

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2020 Population
132,624
0.00151% 1-year decline
US Senator
Mark Warner
Democratic Party
US Senator
Tim Kaine
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
38.7
0.769% 1-year decrease
2020 Poverty Rate
17.5%
3.45% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$49,005
4.63% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$148,000
0.955% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
61,618
0.264% 1-year decline

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In 2020, Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Roanoke, Salem Cities & Vinton Town) PUMA, VA had a population of 133k people with a median age of 38.7 and a median household income of $49,005. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Roanoke, Salem Cities & Vinton Town) PUMA, VA declined from 132,626 to 132,624, a −0.00151% decrease and its median household income grew from $46,837 to $49,005, a 4.63% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Roanoke, Salem Cities & Vinton Town) PUMA, VA are White (Non-Hispanic) (64.9%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (22.9%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.17%), White (Hispanic) (3.14%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.83%).

7.72% of the households in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Roanoke, Salem Cities & Vinton Town) PUMA, VA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

96% of the residents in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Roanoke, Salem Cities & Vinton Town) PUMA, VA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Roanoke, Salem Cities & Vinton Town) PUMA, VA are Virginia Western Community College (233949) (1,016 degrees awarded in 2020), Roanoke College (233426) (479 degrees), and American National University (336 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Roanoke, Salem Cities & Vinton Town) PUMA, VA was $148,000, and the homeownership rate was 54.7%.

Most people in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Roanoke, Salem Cities & Vinton Town) PUMA, VA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Roanoke, Salem Cities & Vinton Town) PUMA, VA was 2 cars per household.

Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Roanoke, Salem Cities & Vinton Town) PUMA, VA borders Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Outside Roanoke & Salem Cities) PUMA, VA.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Roanoke, Salem Cities & Vinton Town) PUMA, VA is home to a population of 133k people, from which 96% are citizens. As of 2020, 5.94% of Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Roanoke, Salem Cities & Vinton Town) PUMA, VA residents were born outside of the country (7.88k people).

In 2020, there were 2.84 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (86.1k people) in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Roanoke, Salem Cities & Vinton Town) PUMA, VA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 30.3k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 4.21k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Roanoke, Salem Cities & Vinton Town) PUMA, VA are Spanish (4,709 households), Haitian (457 households), and French (Incl. Cajun) (441 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
69,751
Women
52.6%
62,869
Men
47.4%

The resident population of United States in 2020 was 132,620 inhabitants, with 47.4% men, and 52.6% women.

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Citizenship

96%
2020 Citizenship
96.1%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 96% of Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Roanoke, Salem Cities & Vinton Town) PUMA, VA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Roanoke, Salem Cities & Vinton Town) PUMA, VA was 96.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Roanoke, Salem Cities & Vinton Town) PUMA, VA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    86.1k ± 442
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    30.3k ± 852
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    4.21k ± 862
5.68%
Hispanic Population
7.53k people

In 2020, there were 2.84 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (86.1k people) in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Roanoke, Salem Cities & Vinton Town) PUMA, VA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 30.3k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 4.21k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

5.68% of the people in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Roanoke, Salem Cities & Vinton Town) PUMA, VA are hispanic (7.53k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Roanoke, Salem Cities & Vinton Town) PUMA, VA as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Honduras
    1,358 ± 900 people
  2. Philippines
    767 ± 678 people
  3. Cuba
    576 ± 588 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Roanoke, Salem Cities & Vinton Town) PUMA, VA was Honduras, the natal country of 1,358 Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Roanoke, Salem Cities & Vinton Town) PUMA, VA residents, followed by Philippines with 767 and Cuba with 576.

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Foreign-Born Population

5.94%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
7.88k people
5.85%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
7.76k people

As of 2020, 5.94% of Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Roanoke, Salem Cities & Vinton Town) PUMA, VA residents (7.88k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Roanoke, Salem Cities & Vinton Town) PUMA, VA was 5.85%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    4,709 households (3.79%)
  2. Haitian
    457 households (0.368%)
  3. French (Incl. Cajun)
    441 households (0.355%)

7.72% of the households in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Roanoke, Salem Cities & Vinton Town) PUMA, VA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2020, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Roanoke, Salem Cities & Vinton Town) PUMA, VA was Spanish. 3.79% of the households in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Roanoke, Salem Cities & Vinton Town) PUMA, VA reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,997 ± 401
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,438 ± 307
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,222 ± 330

Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Roanoke, Salem Cities & Vinton Town) PUMA, VA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.08 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Roanoke, Salem Cities & Vinton Town) PUMA, VA employs 61.6k people. The largest industries in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Roanoke, Salem Cities & Vinton Town) PUMA, VA are Restaurants & Food Services (4,802 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (4,687 people), and Construction (3,293 people), and the highest paying industries are Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($242,732), Periodical, book, & directory publishers ($155,694), and Motor vehicles & motor vehicle equipment manufacturing ($126,855).

Males in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Roanoke, Salem Cities & Vinton Town) PUMA, VA have an average income that is 1.18 times higher than the average income of females, which is $47,121. The income inequality in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Roanoke, Salem Cities & Vinton Town) PUMA, VA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.446, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

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RACE/ETHNICITY
30,657
Women
49.8%
30,961
Men
50.2%

The workforce of Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Roanoke, Salem Cities & Vinton Town) PUMA, VA in 2020 was 61,618 people, with 49.8% woman, and 50.2% men.

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Occupations

61.6k
2020 Value
−0.264%
1 Year decline
± −0.264%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Roanoke, Salem Cities & Vinton Town) PUMA, VA declined at a rate of −0.264%, from 61.8k employees to 61.6k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Roanoke, Salem Cities & Vinton Town) PUMA, VA, are Cashiers (2,182 people), Registered nurses (1,488 people), and Stockers and order fillers (1,418 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Roanoke, Salem Cities & Vinton Town) PUMA, VA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

61.6k
2020 Value
−0.264%
1 Year decline
± −0.264%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Roanoke, Salem Cities & Vinton Town) PUMA, VA declined at a rate of −0.264%, from 61.8k employees to 61.6k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Roanoke, Salem Cities & Vinton Town) PUMA, VA, are Restaurants & Food Services (4,802 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (4,687 people), and Construction (3,293 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Roanoke, Salem Cities & Vinton Town) PUMA, VA, though some of these residents may live in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Roanoke, Salem Cities & Vinton Town) PUMA, VA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$38,339
Median earning men ± $2,232
$31,257
Median earning women ± $1,153

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Public Administration ($52,566), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($50,184), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($49,241).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Public Administration ($48,717), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($48,289), and Manufacturing ($40,595).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Virginia. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

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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. $37.3B
  2. $28.7B
  3. $25.6B

In 2020, the top outbound Virginia product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $37.3B, followed by Electronics ($28.7B) and Machinery ($25.6B).

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$325B
2020 Value in Virginia
$612B
Projected 2050 Value in Virginia
88.1% growth

In 2020, total outbound Virginia trade was $325B. This is expected to increase 88.1% to $612B by 2050.

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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. $25B
  2. $18.9B
  3. $13.2B

In 2020, the top outbound Virginia domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was North Carolina with $25B, followed by Maryland with $18.9B and Pennsylvania and $13.2B.

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Mark Warner and Tim Kaine are the senators currently representing the state of Virginia. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Virginia is currently represented by 11 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Virginia

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Mark Warner
Senator from Virginia2
Assumed office on January 3, 2009
Tim Kaine
Senator from Virginia1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013

Mark Warner and Tim Kaine are the senators currently representing Virginia.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Virginia over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Virginia

Virginia is currently represented by 11 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Virginia have changed over time starting in 2008.

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In 2020, universities in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Roanoke, Salem Cities & Vinton Town) PUMA, VA awarded 1,865 degrees. The student population of Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Roanoke, Salem Cities & Vinton Town) PUMA, VA in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 3,328 male students and 5,393 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Roanoke, Salem Cities & Vinton Town) PUMA, VA are White (1,340 and 72.7%), followed by Black or African American (205 and 11.1%), Unknown (92 and 4.99%), and Two or More Races (80 and 4.34%).

The largest universities in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Roanoke, Salem Cities & Vinton Town) PUMA, VA by number of degrees awarded are Virginia Western Community College (233949) (1,016 and 54.5%), Roanoke College (233426) (479 and 25.7%), and American National University (336 and 18%).

The most popular majors in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Roanoke, Salem Cities & Vinton Town) PUMA, VA are General Business Administration & Management (187 and 10%), Biological & Physical Sciences (103 and 5.52%), and General Studies (100 and 5.36%).

The median tuition cost in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Roanoke, Salem Cities & Vinton Town) PUMA, VA for private four year colleges is $45,200.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2020 in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Roanoke, Salem Cities & Vinton Town) PUMA, VA, the percentage of applicants admitted was 78.1%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 11.3%. The number of students enrolled in 2020 was 8,721 (38.2% men and 61.8% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2020 there were 8,721 students enrolled in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Roanoke, Salem Cities & Vinton Town) PUMA, VA, 38.2% men and 61.8% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 6,181 records, of which 59.4% were women and 40.6% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 103 degree-majors awarded
  2. 100 degree-majors awarded
  3. 72 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Roanoke, Salem Cities & Vinton Town) PUMA, VA was Biological & Physical Sciences with 103 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 1,016 degrees awarded
  2. 479 degrees awarded
  3. 336 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Virginia Western Community College (233949) with 1,016 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2020, 626 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Roanoke, Salem Cities & Vinton Town) PUMA, VA, which is 0.505 times less than the 1,239 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 1,340 degrees mean that there were 6.54 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 205 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($45,200) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,670) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Public, 2-year ($1,500) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2020, 0.789% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.695% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Roanoke, Salem Cities & Vinton Town) PUMA, VA in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (34.9k), Some college (21.7k), and Bachelors Degree (15.4k).

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The median property value in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Roanoke, Salem Cities & Vinton Town) PUMA, VA was $148,000 in 2020, which is 0.644 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $146,600 to $148,000, a 0.955% increase. The homeownership rate in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Roanoke, Salem Cities & Vinton Town) PUMA, VA is 54.7%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Roanoke, Salem Cities & Vinton Town) PUMA, VA have an average commute time of 21.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Roanoke, Salem Cities & Vinton Town) PUMA, VA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Roanoke, Salem Cities & Vinton Town) PUMA, VA is $49,005. In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Roanoke, Salem Cities & Vinton Town) PUMA, VA was Ashburn (Southwest/Belmont Ridge) & Dulles Airport PUMA, VA with a value of $166,088, followed by McLean & Idylwood PUMA, VA and Vienna Town, Oakton & Fair Oaks (East) PUMA, VA, with respective values of $159,301 and $150,691.

Property

$148,000
Median Property Value 2020
±$3,702
$30,249
Median Property Taxes
±$1,266

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Roanoke, Salem Cities & Vinton Town) PUMA, VA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

54.7%
Homeownership
2020
64.7%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 54.7% of the housing units in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Roanoke, Salem Cities & Vinton Town) PUMA, VA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 54%.

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Income by Location

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In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Roanoke, Salem Cities & Vinton Town) PUMA, VA was Ashburn (Southwest/Belmont Ridge) & Dulles Airport PUMA, VA with a value of $166,088, followed by McLean & Idylwood PUMA, VA and Vienna Town, Oakton & Fair Oaks (East) PUMA, VA, with respective values of $159,301 and $150,691.

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

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$49,005
Median Household Income
± $1,438
55.3k
Number of Households
± 1,839

In 2020, the median household income of the 55.3k households in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Roanoke, Salem Cities & Vinton Town) PUMA, VA grew to $49,005 from the previous year's value of $46,837.

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Wage Distribution

0.446
2020 Wage GINI in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Roanoke, Salem Cities & Vinton Town) PUMA, VA
0.445
2019 Wage GINI in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Roanoke, Salem Cities & Vinton Town) PUMA, VA

In 2020, the income inequality in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Roanoke, Salem Cities & Vinton Town) PUMA, VA was 0.446 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0958% growth from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Roanoke, Salem Cities & Vinton Town) PUMA, VA was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Roanoke, Salem Cities & Vinton Town) PUMA, VA in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (79.6%)
  2. Carpooled (6.52%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.22%)

In 2020, 79.6% of workers in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Roanoke, Salem Cities & Vinton Town) PUMA, VA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (6.52%) and those who worked at home (6.22%).

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Commute Time

21.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Roanoke, Salem Cities & Vinton Town) PUMA, VA have a shorter commute time (21.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 0.861% of the workforce in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Roanoke, Salem Cities & Vinton Town) PUMA, VA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Roanoke, Salem Cities & Vinton Town) 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 (Roanoke, Salem Cities & Vinton Town) PUMA, VA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

17.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Roanoke, Salem Cities & Vinton Town) PUMA, VA (22.5k out of 128k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 55 - 64 and then Females < 5.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Roanoke, Salem Cities & Vinton Town) PUMA, VA is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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90.1% of the population of Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Roanoke, Salem Cities & Vinton Town) PUMA, VA has health coverage, with 47.2% on employee plans, 18% on Medicaid, 14% on Medicare, 8.75% on non-group plans, and 2.13% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Virginia was $7,556 in 2014. This is a 3.42% increase from the previous year ($7,306).

Primary care physicians in Virginia see 1325 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.455% increase from the previous year (1319 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1409 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 531 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Virginia, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,325 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Virginia

Primary care physicians in Virginia see an average of 1,325 patients per year. This represents a 0.455% increase from the previous year (1,319 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Virginia in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Virginia across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 23.1% under 18 years, 22.2% between 18 and 34 years, 38.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 16.3% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 45% were men and 55% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

9.92%
Uninsured
47.2%
Employer Coverage
18%
Medicaid
14%
Medicare
8.75%
Non-Group
2.13%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Roanoke, Salem Cities & Vinton Town) PUMA, VA grew by 2.28% from 9.7% to 9.92%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Roanoke, Salem Cities & Vinton Town) PUMA, VA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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