Blacksburg, Virginia 

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Population

44,215

28% Growth

Unemployment Rate

6.1%

Median Income

$29,271

Avg. Home Price

$230,300

Best Places to Live in Blacksburg, Virginia

Small-town complex/College-town - Southwestern Virginia, 30 miles southwest of Roanoke
Pros
-College town amenities
-Cost of living
-Attractive setting
Cons
-Arts & culture
-Isolation
-Low job growth

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What Bert Has To Say About Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford Metro Area

This tri-city area, really a cluster of several small towns, is best known as home of the 25,000-student, 2600-acre campus of the Virginia Polytechnic Institute (better known as Virginia Tech). Blacksburg, population 40,000, is the largest of the small triangle of towns including Christiansburg, Radford, Merrimac and Fairlawn. The area and Blacksburg in particular combines small-town feel and college-town amenities with a mountain setting, outdoor recreation, and proximity to Roanoke and its excellent arts, commerce, and health care amenities.


QUICK FACTS

City: Blacksburg
Zip Codes: 24060
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 2080 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Blacksburg is 6.1% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Blacksburg jobs have increased by 0.90%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Blacksburg's cost of living is 6.20% higher than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Blacksburg's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Blacksburg's population is 44,215 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 27.83%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 15 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Blacksburg is $230,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 8.94%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Blacksburg public schools spend $11,029 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 12.3 students per teacher in Blacksburg. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Blacksburg

It's a good time to buy in Blacksburg. Home Appreciation is up 0.0% in the last 12 months. Browse Blacksburg Real Estate.

The median home price in Blacksburg is $230,300. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Blacksburg    12 Reviews
Whole neww world - 3/24/2016
Growing up I thought my city was the best thing since sliced bread. However, since moving to Blacksburg I have changed my tune. Amazing community and... (Read More)

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Blacksburg pros & cons - 11/21/2011
Blacksburg is a very nice place overall, but like others has its pros and cons. It's a small, clean, quaint college town amid rural farmland and forested mountains. The... (Read More)

blacksburg, va climate - 4/21/2011
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ZIP CODES IN BLACKSBURG, VIRGINIA
24060