Blacksburg SnackAbility

8.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
3
Diversity
8
Safety
8.5
Amenities
9
Education
9
Commute
10

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Blacksburg 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
43,973
Unemployment
6.2%
Poverty
44.7%
Median Home
$276,500
Median Income
$34,863
Median Rent
$964

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Map Of Blacksburg, VA

Population over time in Blacksburg

Year Population % Change
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 96.6 217.6 386.3
Murder 0.0 5.8 5.3
Robbery 6.7 57.1 102.8
Aggravated Assault 47.2 122.2 248.5
Property Crime 918.5 1859.4 2450.7
Burglary 139.2 238.0 468.9
Larceny 747.8 1505.1 1745.0
Car Theft 31.4 116.4 236.9

Race / Ethnicity in Blacksburg

White
75.4% (33,139)
African American
4.8% (2,101)
American Indian
0.3% (138)
Asian
11.6% (5,120)
Hawaiian
0.1% (36)
Other
0.6% (269)
Two Or More
2.9% (1,287)
Hispanic
4.3% (1,883)
Race Blacksburg VA USA
White 75.4% 63.1% 60.6%
African American 4.8% 18.9% 10.4%
American Indian 0.3% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 11.6% 6.0% 4.3%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.1% 0.1%
Other 0.6% 0.2% 3.9%
Two Or More 2.9% 2.8% 2.5%
Hispanic 4.3% 8.7% 17.3%

Household Income For Blacksburg, Virginia

Less than $10,000
23.5% (10,333)
$10,000 to $14,999
8.0% (3,517)
$15,000 to $24,999
12.2% (5,364)
$25,000 to $34,999
6.4% (2,814)
$35,000 to $49,999
11.8% (5,188)
$50,000 to $74,999
12.9% (5,672)
$75,000 to $99,999
7.1% (3,122)
$100,000 to $149,999
10.1% (4,441)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.1% (1,363)
$200,000 or more
4.9% (2,154)
Income Blacksburg VA USA
Less than $10,000 23.5% 5.7% 7.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 8.0% 4.0% 5.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 12.2% 8.1% 10.2%
$25,000 to $34,999 6.4% 8.3% 9.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 11.8% 12.0% 13.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 12.9% 17.3% 17.8%
$75,000 to $99,999 7.1% 12.8% 12.2%
$100,000 to $149,999 10.1% 15.9% 13.5%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.1% 7.4% 5.4%
$200,000 or more 4.9% 8.5% 5.7%

Gender in Blacksburg

Female
45.8% (20,152)
Male
54.2% (23,820)
Gender Blacksburg VA USA
Female 45.8% 50.8% 50.8%
Male 54.2% 49.2% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Blacksburg for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
1.7% (727)
9-12th Grade
3.5% (1,522)
High School / GED
9.5% (4,195)
Some College
9.7% (4,280)
Associate's Degree
4.3% (1,877)
Bachelor's Degree
31.1% (13,685)
Master's Degree
21.4% (9,396)
Professional Degree
4.4% (1,940)
Doctorate Degree
14.4% (6,348)
Education Blacksburg VA USA
< 9th Grade 1.7% 4.6% 5.6%
9-12th Grade 3.5% 6.7% 7.4%
High School / GED 9.5% 24.5% 27.5%
Some College 9.7% 19.9% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 4.3% 7.4% 8.2%
Bachelor's Degree 31.1% 21.2% 18.8%
Master's Degree 21.4% 11.5% 8.2%
Professional Degree 4.4% 2.4% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 14.4% 1.7% 1.3%

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