The Roanoke region’s population is on the rise, and that should be good for business. Details from News/Talk 960’s Bob Clark.[audio:https://wfirnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/08/Roanoke-Region-Growth-Wrap-WEB.mp3|titles=Roanoke Region Growth Wrap WEB]
The U.S.Census report indicates from 2007 to 2010, the region’s growth rate was 0.8%. That’s almost equal to the statewide increase over the same period of time. The report reveals the migration to the Roanoke Region comes from surrounding counties in Virginia as well as Hampton Roads, northern Virginia and the nation.