Roanoke is located close to the center of Virginia. Roanoke is between the Roanoke City, Botetourt, Roanoke, Franklin, Salem county. Roanoke has 42.56 square miles of land area and 0.34 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Roanoke population is 97,949, which has grown 3.20% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 15.63% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Roanoke median household income is $39,530 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 28.68% since 2000. The income growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 38.81% and is about the same as the national average rate of 27.36%. Roanoke median house value is $135,600 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 68.87% since 2000. The house value growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 94.18% and is higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Roanoke is worse than the state average in quality. The Roanoke area code is 540.