The land area of Roanoke city, VA was 43 in 2018.

Land Area

Water Area

Land area is a measurement providing the size, in square miles, of the land portions of geographic entities for which the Census Bureau tabulates and disseminates data. Area is calculated from the specific boundary recorded for each entity in the Census Bureau's geographic database. Land area is based on current information in the TIGER® data base, calculated for use with Census 2010.

Water Area figures include inland, coastal, Great Lakes, and territorial sea water. Inland water consists of any lake, reservoir, pond, or similar body of water that is recorded in the Census Bureau's geographic database. It also includes any river, creek, canal, stream, or similar feature that is recorded in that database as a two- dimensional feature (rather than as a single line). The portions of the oceans and related large embayments (such as Chesapeake Bay and Puget Sound), the Gulf of Mexico, and the Caribbean Sea that belong to the United States and its territories are classified as coastal and territorial waters; the Great Lakes are treated as a separate water entity. Rivers and bays that empty into these bodies of water are treated as inland water from the point beyond which they are narrower than 1 nautical mile across. Identification of land and inland, coastal, territorial, and Great Lakes waters is for data presentation purposes only and does not necessarily reflect their legal definitions.

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Geographic and Area Datasets Involving Roanoke city, VA

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    Virginia County deaths by day (Datathon)

    data.virginia.gov | Last Updated 2020-10-01T12:03:43.000Z

    This dataset is an export from Opportunity Insights Economic Tracker ( https://www.tracktherecovery.org/) The data in this dataset was last updated September 17, 2020. More current data is available at the project's GitHub repository: https://github.com/OpportunityInsights/EconomicTracker From the Web site: The Opportunity Insights Economic Tracker (https://tracktherecovery.org) combines anonymized data from leading private companies – from credit card processors to payroll firms – to provide a real-time picture of indicators such as employment rates, consumer spending, and job postings across counties, industries, and income groups. All of the data displayed on the Economic Tracker can be downloaded here. In collaboration with our data partners, we are making this data freely available in order to assist in efforts to inform the public, policymakers, and researchers about the real-time state of the economy and the effects of COVID-19. Anyone is welcome to use this data; we simply we ask that you attribute our work by citing or linking to the accompanying paper and the Economic Tracker at https://tracktherecovery.org.

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    Federation of VA Food Banks - Blue Ridge Area Food Bank (BRAFB)

    data.virginia.gov | Last Updated 2021-10-01T18:39:40.000Z

    Blue Ridge Area Food Bank (BRAFB) donations and population served by Locality from January 2019 through June 2021 as reported by Federation of Virginia Food Banks

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    LEHD LODES 7 Origin-Destination Matrix VA 2013 (MAIN)

    celebratingcities.data.socrata.com | Last Updated 2016-02-27T14:34:26.000Z

    LEHD Origin-Destination Employment Statistics (LODES) used by OnTheMap are available for download below. Version 7 of LODES was enumerated by 2010 census blocks. Previous versions of LODES were enumerated with 2000 census blocks. Data files are state-based and organized into three types: Origin-Destination (OD), Residence Area Characteristics (RAC), and Workplace Area Characteristics (WAC), all at census block geographic detail. Data is available for most states for the years 2002–2013. To browse the LODES data files in their directory structure or to access them with a FTP program (must be able to access HTTP), go to http://lehd.ces.census.gov/data/lodes/. Check out the data dictionary at http://celebratingcities.github.io/docs.html

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    Address Information

    data.norfolk.gov | Last Updated 2021-11-30T15:07:35.000Z

    The Address Information Resource is a compilation of information related to active and pending addresses in the City of Norfolk. It provides a consolidated source to allow for quick and easy access to information about an address including details related to school districts, municipal services, planning, public safety, and civic leadership. It is one of the main data resources that provides content for the Norfolk AIR website (http://norfolkair.norfolk.gov/norfolkair).

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    Virginia City/County Boundaries

    data.virginia.gov | Last Updated 2020-10-01T15:41:54.000Z

    This service is Virginia data from the 2011 release of the Census Bureau TIGER/Line Shapefile for national counties or equivalent boundaries (tl_2011_us_county.shp) The TIGER/Line Files are shapefiles and related database files (.dbf) that are an extract of selected geographic and cartographic information from the U.S. Census Bureau's Master Address File / Topologically Integrated Geographic Encoding and Referencing (MAF/TIGER) Database (MTDB). The MTDB represents a seamless national file with no overlaps or gaps between parts, however, each TIGER/Line File is designed to stand alone as an independent data set, or they can be combined to cover the entire nation. The primary legal divisions of most States are termed counties. In Virginia, cities are independent of any county organization and thus constitute primary divisions. These incorporated places are known as independent cities and are treated as equivalent to counties for purposes of data presentation. The 2010 Census boundaries for counties and equivalent entities are as of January 1, 2010, primarily as reported through the Census Bureau's Boundary and Annexation Survey (BAS).

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    Federation of VA Food Banks - Capital Area Food Bank (CAFB)

    data.virginia.gov | Last Updated 2021-10-01T18:42:19.000Z

    Capital Area Food Bank (CAFB) donations and population served by Locality from January 2019 through June 2021 as reported by Federation of Virginia Food Banks

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    2019 Virginia Census Block Groups

    data.virginia.gov | Last Updated 2021-03-11T21:00:17.000Z

    2019 Virginia Census Block Groups geospatial data U.S. Census Bureau; TIGER/Line Shapefiles 2019 Data accessed from: https://www.census.gov/geographies/mapping-files/time-series/geo/tiger-line-file.2019.html TIGER/Line Shapefiles do not include demographic data, but they do contain geographic entity codes (GEOIDs) that can be linked to the Census Bureau’s demographic data. The Geographic Areas Reference Manual (GARM) describes in great detail the basic geographic entities the Census Bureau uses (https://www.census.gov/programs-surveys/geography/guidance/geographic-areas-reference-manual.html). TIGER Data Products Guide (https://www.census.gov/programs-surveys/geography/guidance/tiger-data-products-guide.html)

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    WAOFM - Census - Population and Housing, 2000 and 2010

    data.wa.gov | Last Updated 2021-09-01T17:20:31.000Z

    Population and housing information extracted from decennial census Public Law 94-171 redistricting summary files for Washington state for years 2000 and 2010.

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    VDH-PublicUseDataset-NCHS-Population

    data.virginia.gov | Last Updated 2021-10-07T19:01:09.000Z

    This dataset includes population estimates for each Virginia locality by year, age group, sex, race and ethnicity. This estimates are produced by the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) within the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more information can be found here: https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/nvss/bridged_race.htm

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    Library Active Users Statistics

    data.norfolk.gov | Last Updated 2020-11-17T23:54:42.000Z

    This dataset contains information about all of the registered borrowers from Fiscal year 2016 though 2018 for Norfolk Public Library. This includes all active accounts that have been verified and approved by library staff annually. Please Note: InterLibrary Loan (ILL) - was previously housed at Kirn/Slover and each borrowing library was issued a unique account. They now use a special ILL application that doesn't require those accounts.