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People

Total Population 8,162
Male Share of the Population 45.8%
Female Share of the Population 54.2%
Senior Citizens 18.3%
Employed Population 16+ 3,909
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 46.4%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 21.4%
Median Earnings25+ $32,218
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $17,237
Median Earnings With High School Degree $28,381

Wealth

Median Family Income $52,149
% Above Poverty Level 85.8%
% Below Poverty Level 14.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home 1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.8%
% Using Public Transportation 0.7%

Housing

People Living Alone 30.4%
Median Gross Rent $668
Median House Value $143,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 22.8%
US/American 0%
English 13%
Irish 15.9%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Vinton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 3 miles E of Roanoke, Virginia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 125 miles NW of Raleigh, North Carolina
County Roanoke
Metro Area Roanoke
Standard Zip Codes 24179
Phone Area Codes 540
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.28
Longitude -79.897

Vinton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station ROANOKE WOODRUM AP
Distance 4.6 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 45 F
Apr Temp 44 to 68 F
Jul Temp 65 to 88 F
Oct Temp 45 to 69 F
Annual Precip 42.4 inches
Station BLACKSBURG
Distance 29.1 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 41 F
Apr Temp 37 to 63 F
Jul Temp 60 to 83 F
Oct Temp 38 to 65 F
Annual Precip 42.6 inches
Station UNION 3 SSE
Distance 39.6 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 40 F
Apr Temp 36 to 63 F
Jul Temp 58 to 84 F
Oct Temp 37 to 66 F
Annual Precip 36.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Boones Mill 158 $58,750
Fincastle 374 $100,893
Roanoke 98,736 $50,786
Rocky Mount 4,794 $47,303
Salem 25,165 $62,903
Troutville 551 $55,417

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Vinton High Schools

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WILLIAM BYRD HIGH
2902 WASHINGTON AVE
540-890-3090
A Magnet School.
Serves 1,092 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.8

R.E. COOK REGIONAL ALTERNATIVE
412 POPLAR ST.
540-857-5099
A Non-traditional School

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