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Roanoke Apartments
Last updated April 16 2024 at 1:38 PM

Roanoke, VA
41 Apartments for Rent

Roanoke Apartment Renter's Guide

Overview


Population: 99,143
Population Density: 2,331.6 people/sq mile
Median Age: 38
Percentage of Family Households: 50%
Median Annual Income: $47,202 / year
Median Rent: $848 / month

What locals are saying

Roanoke is one of those nice, medium-sized cities that you never hear bad stuff about. With a population of just over 92 thousand, Roanoke oozes southern charm and boasts of a big, beautiful mountain range that you may have heard of: The Blue Ridge Mountains. The cost of living is lower than other parts of the state.

Roanoke could use somebody like you so it’s a darn good thing you’re planning on renting an apartment and settling in

Roanoke Demographics


How diverse is Roanoke?

The representation of ethnic minorities in Roanoke is higher than the national average. The eight main ethnic groups that make up the population of Roanoke are White (56.4%), Black Or African American (28.9%), Hispanic Or Latino (7.1%), Two Or More (4.4%), Asian (3%), Native Hawaiian Or Other Pacific Islander (0.2%), Other (0.1%), and American Indian Or Alaska Native (0%).

What does the age breakdown look like for Roanoke residents?

The median age in Roanoke is 38 while the most populous age group of residents is the under 20 group.

How diverse is Roanoke?

The representation of ethnic minorities in Roanoke is higher than the national average. The eight main ethnic groups that make up the population of Roanoke are White (56.4%), Black Or African American (28.9%), Hispanic Or Latino (7.1%), Two Or More (4.4%), Asian (3%), Native Hawaiian Or Other Pacific Islander (0.2%), Other (0.1%), and American Indian Or Alaska Native (0%).

What does the age breakdown look like for Roanoke residents?

The median age in Roanoke is 38 while the most populous age group of residents is the under 20 group.

Roanoke Crime


Overall Crime

High
Overall crime in Roanoke is high in comparison to the national average.

Violent Crime

Above Average
The level of violent crime in Roanoke is above average compared to the national average violent crime rate.

Property Crime

High
The level of property crime in Roanoke is high compared to the national average property crime rate.

Top Schools in Roanoke


Elementary Schools

9 /10
Crystal Spring Elementary School
Public
PK-5
Public
PK-5
344 Students
4 Reviews
344
Students
4 Reviews
9 /10
Grandin Court Elementary School
Public
PK-5
Public
PK-5
342 Students
9 Reviews
342
Students
9 Reviews
6 /10
Virginia Heights Elementary School
Public
PK-5
Public
PK-5
322 Students
4 Reviews
322
Students
4 Reviews

Middle Schools

7 /10
Hidden Valley Middle School
Public
6-8
Public
6-8
599 Students
11 Reviews
599
Students
11 Reviews
5 /10
Stonewall Jackson Middle School
Public
6-8
Public
6-8
571 Students
5 Reviews
571
Students
5 Reviews
5 /10
Woodrow Wilson Middle School
Public
6-8
Public
6-8
487 Students
8 Reviews
487
Students
8 Reviews

High Schools

3 /10
Patrick Henry High School
Public
9-12
Public
9-12
1,923 Students
1 Reviews
1,923
Students
1 Reviews
3 /10
William Fleming High School
Public
9-12
Public
9-12
1,659 Students
6 Reviews
1,659
Students
6 Reviews

What Renters Say about Roanoke


Apartment List has released the results for Roanoke from the third annual Apartment List Renter Satisfaction Survey. This survey, which drew on responses from over 45,000 renters nationwide, provides insight on what states and cities must do to meet the needs of the country’s 111 million renters.
67%
Commute Time
63%
Parks and Outdoor Activities
57%
Weather
48%
Quality of Schools
46%
Jobs and Career Opportunities
46%
Pet Friendliness
45%
Safety and Crime Rate
42%
Affordability
41%
Public Transit
33%
Social Life
25%
State and Local Taxes
24%
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Searching for an apartment for rent in Roanoke, VA? Look no further! Apartment List will help you find a perfect apartment near you. There are 41 available rental units listed on Apartment List in Roanoke. Click on listings to see photos, floorplans, amenities, prices and availability, and much more!

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You can trust Apartment List to help you find your next Roanoke, VA apartment rental! After all, everyone deserves a home they love.

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How much is rent in Roanoke?

Apartment Rentals in Roanoke start at $650/month.

How can I find a cheap apartment in Roanoke?

You can filter cheap apartments in Roanoke by price: under $800.

How can I find a pet-friendly apartment in Roanoke?

You can use the pet-friendly filter to find Roanoke apartments that allow pets.

How much should I pay for rent in Roanoke?

The answer to this question depends on your household income and a couple of other factors. You can use our Rent Calculator to figure out how much you should spend on rent in Roanoke.

How can I find off-campus housing in Roanoke?

You can use the off-campus housing filters to find apartments near colleges located in or around Roanoke. Some of the colleges and universities in the area include Virginia Western Community College, Central Virginia Community College, Roanoke College, Liberty University, and Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.