Living in Blacksburg, VA

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30

Blacksburg, Virginia Info Snack

Population
44,303
Unemployment
5.1%
Poverty
43.3%
Median Home
$298,400
Median Income
$43,173
Median Rent
$1,107

Blacksburg SnackAbility

8.5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
3
Diversity
8
Safety
8.5
Amenities
9
Education
9.5
Commute
9.5

Blacksburg, VA Crime Report

325
Total Crimes
723.1
Total Crimes / 100k People
-70.81%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Blacksburg
/ 100k People
Virginia
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 325 723.1 1,850.7 2,476.7
Violent Crime 50 111.2 208.0 366.7
Murder 0 0.0 5.0 5.0
Robbery 1 2.2 41.3 81.6
Aggravated Assault 23 51.2 128.7 250.2
Property Crime 275 611.8 1,642.7 2,109.9
Burglary 38 84.5 162.8 340.5
Larceny 228 507.3 1,359.5 1,549.5
Car Theft 9 20.0 120.3 219.9

Blacksburg, VA Cost Of Living

105
Blacksburg's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Blacksburg Virginia National Average
Overall 105 107 100
Services 94 99 100
Groceries 94 96 100
Health 99 97 100
Housing 135 130 100
Transportation 85 90 100
Utilities 86 100 100

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Rankings for Blacksburg in Virginia

Map Of Blacksburg, VA

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Population over time in Blacksburg

Year Population % Change
2019 44,303 0.1%
2018 44,245 0.4%
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 -

Race / Ethnicity in Blacksburg

White
75.2% (33,295)
African American
4.6% (2,044)
American Indian
0.5% (242)
Asian
12.6% (5,593)
Hawaiian
0.1% (23)
Other
0.7% (303)
Two Or More
2.0% (896)
Hispanic
4.3% (1,907)
Race Blacksburg VA USA
White 75.2% 61.8% 60.7%
African American 4.6% 18.8% 12.3%
American Indian 0.5% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 12.6% 6.3% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.7% 0.3% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.0% 3.1% 2.4%
Hispanic 4.3% 9.4% 18.0%

Gender in Blacksburg

Female
46.1% (20,431)
Male
53.9% (23,872)
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
1.0% (443)
9-12th Grade
3.0% (1,329)
High School / GED
11.0% (4,873)
Some College
10.0% (4,430)
Associate's Degree
4.0% (1,772)
Bachelor's Degree
30.0% (13,290)
Master's Degree
21.0% (9,303)
Professional Degree
4.0% (1,772)
Doctorate Degree
16.0% (7,088)
Education Blacksburg VA USA
< 9th Grade 1.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 3.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 11.0% 24.0% 27.0%
Some College 10.0% 19.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 4.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 30.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 21.0% 12.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 4.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 16.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Blacksburg, Virginia

Less than $10,000
22.3% (986,347)
$10,000 to $14,999
7.0% (309,059)
$15,000 to $24,999
9.4% (418,139)
$25,000 to $34,999
6.6% (292,532)
$35,000 to $49,999
8.9% (394,010)
$50,000 to $74,999
14.4% (638,613)
$75,000 to $99,999
7.9% (351,039)
$100,000 to $149,999
10.6% (470,366)
$150,000 to $199,999
5.5% (245,595)
$200,000 or more
7.3% (324,595)
Income Blacksburg VA USA
Less than $10,000 22.3% 5.1% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 7.0% 3.4% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 9.4% 7.2% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 6.6% 7.4% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 8.9% 11.0% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 14.4% 16.4% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 7.9% 13.0% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 10.6% 17.0% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 5.5% 8.7% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 7.3% 10.9% 7.7%

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