Data and Demographics

When starting, expanding, or relocating a business, it is critical that you consider a wealth of data in your decision.  Below, you will find a list of resources to assist with your data collection process as you consider starting, growing, or relocating a business within the City of Roanoke.

  • Community Profile – Provided by the Virginia Employment Commission, this document contains a wealth of information on labor statics, population, and employers.
  • Map Center – Access a variety of maps on topics such as transportation, major employers, and institutes of higher learning.
  • Higher Education – Information on institutes of higher education in the region.
  • Infrastructure and Utilities – Resources on how to get goods and services to and from your business, and the utilities needed to power your business.