blacksburg Demographics

Educational Attainment

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
Less than High School 256 1.8 % 6.3 %
High School Graduate 1,477 10.3 % 32.2 %
Some College 1,507 10.6 % 24.4 %
Bachelor’s Degree 4,818 33.7 % 22.9 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 6,226 43.6 % 14.1 %
High School Graduate or Higher 13,556 94.9 % 87.5 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 10,184 71.3 % 71.3 %

Age Statistics

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 43,973 - -
19 years old and under 12,925 29.4 % 25.5 %
20 to 44 years old 24,220 55.1 % 12.6 %
45 to 64 years old 4,674 10.6 % 12.8 %
65 years old and older 2,154 4.9 % 1.9 %

Language Spoken at Home

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
English Only 35,225 95.0 % 84.4 %
Spanish 1,133 3.1 % 14.4 %
Other Languages 712 0 % 0 %

Marital Status

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 12,728 71.7 % 33.6 %
Married 4,087 23.0 % 50.4 %
Separated 118 0.7 % 2.5 %
Divorced 819 4.6 % 13.4 %

Census Housing Report

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 15,390 - -
Occupied Housing Units 13,938 90.6 % 87.6 %
Vacant Housing Units 1,452 9.4 % 12.4 %
1-Unit, Detached 4,756 30.9 % 61.5 %
1-Unit, Attached 1,794 11.7 % 5.9 %
2-Units 584 3.8 % 3.6 %
3 to 4 Units 553 3.6 % 4.4 %
5 to 9 Units 1,747 11.4 % 4.8 %
10 to 19 Units 4,930 32.0 % 4.4 %
20 or More Units 726 4.7 % 9.0 %
Mobile Homes 300 1.9 % 6.2 %
Built 1990 to 1999 2,884 18.7 % 13.9 %
Built 1980 to 1989 3,069 19.9 % 13.5 %
Built 1970 to 1979 3,339 21.7 % 15.3 %
Built 1960 to 1969 1,275 8.3 % 10.7 %
Built 1940 to 1959 1,689 11.0 % 15.5 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 517 3.4 % 12.8 %
Electric 9,038 58.7 % 33.9 %
Oil / Kerosene 327 2.1 % 4.2 %
Natural Gas 4,176 27.1 % 42.1 %
Tank or LP Gas 226 1.5 % 4.1 %
Coal 35 0.2 % 0.1 %
Wood 49 0.3 % 1.6 %
Other Fuel 13 0.1 % 0.4 %
None 74 0.5 % 1.0 %

Racial Breakdown

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 34,470 81.1 % 75.1 %
African-American 2,174 5.1 % 13.1 %
Native American 138 0.3 % 0.9 %
Asian 5,120 12.0 % 5.6 %
Some Other Race 611 1.4 % 5.2 %

Economic Statistics

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 34,863 57,617
Median Family Income 76,789 71,062
Median Per Capita Income 20,141 31,128

Weather

  • Chance of Sunshine 64.52 %
  • Temperature 87.23 ℉
  • Rainfall 3.58 inches
  • Energy Demand
    [HDD] 0.02
    [CDD] 12.35

Earthquakes

Magnitude Probability
5.0 0.15 %
6.0 0.03 %
7.0 0.00 %
8.0 0.00 %
9.0 0.00 %
Very Low Risk Area

Public Information

Unemployment Information

Data sourced by HomeFacts.com