Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

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2019 Population
166,785
8.53% 1-year decline
US Senator
Mark Warner
Democratic Party
US Senator
Tim Kaine
Democratic Party
2019 Median Age
33.5
2.33% 1-year decrease
2019 Poverty Rate
21.4%
3.56% 1-year increase
2019 Median Household Income
$55,065
5.51% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$182,600
3.57% 1-year growth
2019 Employed Population
77,138
8.17% 1-year decline

About

In 2019, Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA had a population of 167k people with a median age of 33.5 and a median household income of $55,065. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA declined from 182,341 to 166,785, a −8.53% decrease and its median household income grew from $52,189 to $55,065, a 5.51% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA are White (Non-Hispanic) (86%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (4.72%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (4.22%), White (Hispanic) (1.94%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.65%). 0% of the households in Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 96.7% of the residents in Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA are Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (9,563 degrees awarded in 2019), Radford University (2,314 degrees), and New River Community College (645 degrees).

In 2019, the median property value in Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA was $182,600, and the homeownership rate was 60.5%. Most people in Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 19.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA was 2 cars per household.

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA borders Bluefield, WV-VA and Roanoke, VA.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Start Year
Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Virginia. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Virginia.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Virginia across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Diversity

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA is home to a population of 167k people, from which 96.7% are citizens. As of 2019, 7.99% of Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA residents were born outside of the country (13.3k people).

In 2019, there were 18.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (143k people) in Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 7.87k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 7.05k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    143k ± 453
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    7.87k ± 311
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    7.05k ± 231
2.75%
Hispanic Population
4.59k people

In 2019, there were 18.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (143k people) in Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 7.87k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 7.05k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.75% of the people in Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA are hispanic (4.59k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA as a share of the total population.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

7.99%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
13.3k people
5.21%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
9.51k people

As of 2019, 7.99% of Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA residents (13.3k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 34%. In 2018, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA was 5.21%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

33
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.3
34
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 1.4

In 2019, the median age of all people in Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA was 33.5. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 33, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 34. But people in Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA are getting getting younger. In 2018, the average age of all Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA residents was 34.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. El Salvador
    110,628 ± 8,112 people
  2. India
    90,134 ± 7,331 people
  3. Mexico
    55,497 ± 5,765 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Virginia was El Salvador, the natal country of 110,628 Virginia residents, followed by India with 90,134 and Mexico with 55,497.

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Citizenship

96.7%
2019 Citizenship
96.7%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 96.7% of Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA was 96.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    3,041 ± 313
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,612 ± 307
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,177 ± 270

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.89 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA is $55,065. In 2019, the county with the highest Median Household Income in Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA was Loudoun County, VA with a value of $151,800, followed by Fairfax County, VA and Arlington County, VA, with respective values of $128,374 and $119,755.

Males in Virginia have an average income that is 1.34 times higher than the average income of females, which is $58,617. The income inequality in Virginia (measured using the Gini index) is 0.479, which is higher than than the national average.

The economy of Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA employs 77.1k people. The largest industries in Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA are Educational Services (17,622 people), Manufacturing (9,678 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (8,438 people), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($89,766), Utilities ($53,333), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($51,583).

Wages

Median Household Income

$55,065
2019 value
± $1,360
5.51%
1 Year Growth
± 3.14%

Households in Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA have a median annual income of $55,065, which is less than the median annual income of $65,712 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $52,189 in 2018, which represents a 5.51% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$78,421
Average Male Salary in Virginia
± $1,407
$58,617
Average Female Salary in Virginia
± $1,090

In 2019, full-time male employees in Virginia made 1.34 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Virginia by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Virginia
  1. Asian
    $72,838 ± $3,429
  2. White
    $64,618 ± $1,052
  3. Two or More Races
    $51,601 ± $4,191

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Virginia workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.13 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Virginia.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA is from Virginia.
0.479
2019 Wage GINI in Virginia
0.479
2018 Wage GINI in Virginia

In 2019, the income inequality in Virginia was 0.479 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.00766% decline from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Virginia was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Virginia in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Virginia across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

In 2019, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA was Loudoun County, VA with a value of $151,800, followed by Fairfax County, VA and Arlington County, VA, with respective values of $128,374 and $119,755.

The following map shows all of the counties in Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 18 - 24
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

21.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA (32.8k out of 153k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.3%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 18 - 24, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 25 - 34.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    26,952 ± 1,174
  2. Asian
    2,409 ± 346
  3. Black
    1,879 ± 324

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA is White, followed by Asian and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

77.1k
2019 Value
± 2,126
−8.17%
1 Year decline
± 4.14%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA declined at a rate of −8.17%, from 84k employees to 77.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA, are Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (9,044 people), Sales & Related Occupations (7,505 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (7,033 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA, by number of employees, are Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (9,044 people), Sales & Related Occupations (7,505 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (7,033 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other MSAs, Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA has an unusually high number of residents working as Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations (2.27 times higher than expected), Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (1.93 times), and Community & Social Service Occupations (1.53 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($70,788), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($65,850), and Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($61,633).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

77.1k
2019 Value
± 2,126
−8.17%
1 Year decline
± 4.14%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA declined at a rate of −8.17%, from 84k employees to 77.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA, are Educational Services (17,622 people), Manufacturing (9,678 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (8,438 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA, though some of these residents may live in Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA, by number of employees, are Educational Services (17,622 people), Manufacturing (9,678 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (8,438 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other MSAs, Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA has an unusually high number of Educational Services (2.46 times higher than expected), Accommodation & Food Services (1.3 times), and Manufacturing (1.25 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA, by median earnings, are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($89,766), Utilities ($53,333), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($51,583).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Virginia to other states, or from other states to Virginia.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $35.1B
  2. $31.5B
  3. $30.5B

In 2018, the top outbound Virginia product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $35.1B, followed by Motorized vehicles ($31.5B) and Electronics ($30.5B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Virginia products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$307B
2018 Value in Virginia
$648B
Projected 2045 Value in Virginia
111% growth

In 2018, total outbound Virginia trade was $307B. This is expected to increase 111% to $648B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Virginia trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Virginia to other states, or from other states to Virginia.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $21.8B
  2. $20B
  3. $11.7B

In 2018, the top outbound Virginia domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Maryland with $21.8B, followed by North Carolina with $20B and Pennsylvania and $11.7B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Virginia shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Virginia went to Hillary Rodham Clinton with 49.8% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (44.4%), followed by Gary Johnson (2.97%). The most partisan county was Petersburg city, VA with 87.2% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democratic Party.

Mark Warner and Tim Kaine are the senators currently representing the state of Virginia. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Virginia is currently represented by 11 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Hillary Rodham Clinton
Popular Vote for Virginia
49.8% for the Democratic Party
Most Partisan Counties in Virginia
  1. 87.2% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)
  2. 82% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 81.7% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Virginia was Petersburg city, VA with 87.2% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democratic Party.

The following map shows the counties in Virginia colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Virginia

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Mark Warner
Senator from Virginia2
Assumed office on January 3, 2009
Tim Kaine
Senator from Virginia1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013

Mark Warner and Tim Kaine are the senators currently representing Virginia.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Virginia over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Virginia

Virginia is currently represented by 11 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Virginia have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2019, universities in Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA awarded 13,005 degrees. The student population of Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA is skewed towards men, with 27,626 male students and 26,954 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA are White (8,718 and 73.1%), followed by Asian (935 and 7.84%), Hispanic or Latino (693 and 5.81%), and Black or African American (692 and 5.8%).

The largest universities in Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA by number of degrees awarded are Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (9,563 and 73.5%), Radford University (2,314 and 17.8%), and New River Community College (645 and 4.96%).

The most popular majors in Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA are Osteopathic Medicine (483 and 3.71%), Mechanical Engineering (460 and 3.54%), and General Business Administration & Management (445 and 3.42%).

The median tuition costs in Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $9,671 and $24,759 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 381 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 381 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 384 degree-majorss awarded

In 2018, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA was General Finance with 381 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 9,563 degrees awarded
  2. 2,314 degrees awarded
  3. 645 degrees awarded
$9,671
Median In-State Public
$N/A
Median Private

In 2019, the Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University with 9,563 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

6,753
Degrees Awarded to Men
6,252
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2019, 6,753 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA, which is 1.08 times more than the 6,252 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    8,718 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    935 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    693 degrees awarded

In 2019 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA was White students. These 8,718 degrees mean that there were 9.32 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Asian, with 935 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA was $182,600 in 2019, which is 0.759 times smaller than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $176,300 to $182,600, a 3.57% increase. The homeownership rate in Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA is 60.5%, which is lower than the national average of 64.1%. People in Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA have an average commute time of 19.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$182,600
2019 Median
± $5,323
$176,300
2018 Median
± $4,604

In 2019, the median property value in Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA grew to to $182,600 from the previous year's value of $176,300.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$55,065
Median Household Income
± $1,360
62.7k
Number of Households
± 1,823

In 2019, the median household income of the 62.7k households in Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA grew to $55,065 from the previous year's value of $52,189.

The following chart displays the households in Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

60.5%
2019 Homeownership
63%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 60.5% of the housing units in Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 63%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 64.1%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

19.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA have a shorter commute time (19.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.5 minutes). Additionally, 1.3% of the workforce in Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (80.1%)
  2. Carpooled (7.31%)
  3. Walked (4.31%)

In 2019, 80.1% of workers in Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (7.31%) and those who walked to work (4.31%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Health

93.2% of the population of Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA has health coverage, with 55.5% on employee plans, 9.03% on Medicaid, 12.4% on Medicare, 14.3% on non-group plans, and 1.97% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Virginia was $7,556 in 2014. This is a 3.42% increase from the previous year ($7,306).

Primary care physicians in Virginia see 1325 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.455% increase from the previous year (1319 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1409 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 531 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Nottoway County and Bristol city have the highest prevalence of diabetes (22.5%). Additionally, King and Queen County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (48.7%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,325 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Virginia

Primary care physicians in Virginia see an average of 1,325 patients per year. This represents a 0.455% increase from the previous year (1,319 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Virginia in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Virginia.
$7,556
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Virginia
$4,218
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$7,361
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$9,677
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Virginia (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 3.42%, from $7,306 to $7,556.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

6.79%
Uninsured
55.5%
Employer Coverage
9.03%
Medicaid
12.4%
Medicare
14.3%
Non-Group
1.97%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA declined by 2.6% from 6.97% to 6.79%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 22.5% prevalence
  2. 22.5% prevalence
  3. 20.3% prevalence

Nottoway County and Bristol city have the highest prevalence of diabetes in Virginia, at 22.5%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Virginia by county over multiple years.

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