Roanoke Region Sees Boost in Population Growth from 2019-2020

The Roanoke Region is where people want to live, work, and play more than ever.

Population growth from 2019 to 2020 almost quadrupled the average annual rate over the last decade in the Roanoke Region, growing by nearly 1,500 people during that time. Population is up 0.45% in one year which is 3.9 times the average rate of annual growth from 2010 to 2020, according to data from the Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service.

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