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Population
43,530
0.75% growth
Median Age
22
Median Household Income
$31,936
9.1% growth
Poverty Rate
45.3%
Number of Employees
18,563
0.84% growth
Median Property Value
$275,400
3.18% growth

Economy

The economy of Blacksburg, VA employs 18,563 people. The economy of Blacksburg, VA is specialized in Educational Services; Management of Companies & Enterprises; and Accommodation & Food Service, which employ respectively 4.68; 4.24; and 1.79 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Blacksburg, VA are Educational Services (8,161), Accommodation & Food Service (2,662), and Retail trade (2,023), and the highest paying industries are Finance & Insurance ($71,023), Utilities ($47,788), and Professional, Scientific, Tech Services ($30,689).

Median household income in Blacksburg, VA is $31,936. Males in Blacksburg, VA have an average income that is 1.46 times higher than the average income of females, which is $41,911. The income inequality of Blacksburg, VA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.488 which is higher than the national average.

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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Blacksburg, VA. In Montgomery County, VA the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 18-24 and 18-24, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 68 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $8,530. Petersburg city, VA has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Virginia.

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Diversity

Blacksburg, VA is home to a population of 43,530 people, from which 88.1% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Blacksburg, VA is composed of 32,737 White residents (75.2%), 5,100 Asian residents (11.7%), 2,247 Black residents (5.16%), 1,722 Hispanic residents (3.96%), and 1,136 Two+ residents (2.61%). The most common foreign languages in Blacksburg, VA are Chinese (1,772 speakers), Spanish (1,166 speakers), and Korean (762 speakers), but compared to other places, Blacksburg, VA has a relative high number of Persian (429 speakers), Greek (225 speakers), and Korean (762 speakers).

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Education

In 2015 universities in Blacksburg, VA awarded 8,881 degrees. The student population of Blacksburg, VA is skewed away from females, with 4,949 male students and 3,932 female students. Most students in Blacksburg, VA are White (6,248 and 70.4%), followed by Asian (697 and 7.85%), Hispanic or Latino (411 and 4.63%), and Black or African American (331 and 3.73%). The largest universities in Blacksburg, VA by number of graduates are Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (8,491 and 95.6%), Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine (390 and 4.39%), and N/A (N/A and N/A). The most popular majors in Blacksburg, VA are Mechanical Engineering (384 and 4.32%), General Biological Sciences (359 and 4.04%), and General Finance (283 and 3.19%). The median tuition costs in Blacksburg, VA are N/A for private four year colleges, and $10,496 and $26,536 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Blacksburg, VA is $275,400, which is 1.42 times larger than the national average of $194,500. Between 2014 and 2015 the median property value increased from $266,900 to $275,400, a 3.18% increase. The homeownership rate of Blacksburg, VA is 27.8%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Blacksburg, VA have an average commute time of 13.4 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Blacksburg, VA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

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