Blacksburg SnackAbility

8.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
3
Diversity
8
Safety
9
Amenities
9
Education
9.5
Commute
10

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Blacksburg, Virginia Info Snack

Blacksburg is an incorporated town in Montgomery County, Virginia, United States, with a population of 42,620 at the 2010 census. Blacksburg is dominated economically and demographically by the presence of Virginia Tech (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University).
Population
44,079
Unemployment
4.9%
Poverty
43.7%
Median Home
$286,500
Median Income
$39,910
Median Rent
$1,033

Rankings for Blacksburg in Virginia

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Map Of Blacksburg, VA

Population over time in Blacksburg

Year Population % Change
2017 44,079 0.2%
2016 43,973 1.0%
2015 43,530 0.8%
2014 43,204 0.8%
2013 42,864 0.8%
2012 42,539 0.3%
2011 42,406 0.6%
2010 42,149 -

Crime in Blacksburg Per 100k

Crime Blacksburg VA USA
Violent Crime 52.8 208.2 382.9
Murder 0.0 5.3 5.3
Robbery 2.2 51.1 98.0
Aggravated Assault 28.6 117.9 248.9
Property Crime 746.0 1792.9 2362.0
Burglary 88.0 218.0 430.4
Larceny 636.0 1454.7 1694.0
Car Theft 22.0 120.1 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Blacksburg

White
75.1% (33,118)
African American
4.7% (2,064)
American Indian
0.3% (150)
Asian
12.2% (5,381)
Hawaiian
0.0% (20)
Other
0.7% (297)
Two Or More
2.5% (1,102)
Hispanic
4.4% (1,947)
Race Blacksburg VA USA
White 75.1% 62.6% 61.5%
African American 4.7% 18.8% 12.3%
American Indian 0.3% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 12.2% 6.2% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.7% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.5% 2.9% 2.3%
Hispanic 4.4% 9.0% 17.6%

Household Income For Blacksburg, Virginia

Less than $10,000
22.2% (978,553)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.6% (290,921)
$15,000 to $24,999
11.5% (506,908)
$25,000 to $34,999
6.8% (299,737)
$35,000 to $49,999
10.6% (467,237)
$50,000 to $74,999
13.1% (577,434)
$75,000 to $99,999
8.2% (361,447)
$100,000 to $149,999
11.6% (511,316)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.7% (163,092)
$200,000 or more
5.8% (255,658)
Income Blacksburg VA USA
Less than $10,000 22.2% 5.5% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.6% 3.8% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 11.5% 7.8% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 6.8% 7.9% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 10.6% 11.7% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 13.1% 17.1% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 8.2% 12.8% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 11.6% 16.4% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.7% 7.8% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 5.8% 9.2% 6.3%

Gender in Blacksburg

Female
46.1% (20,321)
Male
53.9% (23,757)
Gender Blacksburg VA USA
Female 46.1% 50.8% 50.8%
Male 53.9% 49.2% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Blacksburg for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
1.4% (636)
9-12th Grade
2.9% (1,297)
High School / GED
9.7% (4,283)
Some College
8.7% (3,833)
Associate's Degree
4.1% (1,791)
Bachelor's Degree
31.1% (13,709)
Master's Degree
22.9% (10,078)
Professional Degree
4.2% (1,836)
Doctorate Degree
15.0% (6,611)
Education Blacksburg VA USA
< 9th Grade 1.4% 4.5% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 2.9% 6.5% 7.2%
High School / GED 9.7% 24.3% 27.3%
Some College 8.7% 19.7% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 4.1% 7.5% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 31.1% 21.5% 19.1%
Master's Degree 22.9% 11.8% 8.4%
Professional Degree 4.2% 2.5% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 15.0% 1.8% 1.4%

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