Blacksburg Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Blacksburg, VA

General Blacksburg Information

State: Virginia

County: Montgomery County

Close cities: Elliston, VA, Newport, VA, Merrimac, VA, Christiansburg, VA, Radford, VA, Fairlawn, VA, Shawsville, VA, Catawba, VA

Blacksburg Population (census data)
Total 41,291 (+3.5% since 2000)
Male 23,101 (55.9%)
Female 18,190 (44.1%)

Population Density: 2,133 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 97.8 (US Avg is 100)

Land Area: 19.4 square miles

Median Household Income: $29,343

Zip Codes: 24063, 24062, 24061, and 24060.

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Blacksburg Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (83.1%)
  • Black (4.4%)
  • Two or more races (2.4%)
  • Chinese (2.4%)
  • Hispanic (2.3%)
  • Asian Indian (1.7%)
  • Korean (1.6%)
  • Other race (0.9%)
  • Other Asian (0.9%)
  • Filipino (0.6%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (19.6%)
  • Irish (13.5%)
  • English (12.8%)
  • Italian (6.8%)
  • United States (5.4%)
  • Scottish (4.2%)
Foriegn Born: 4,253 people (10.3%)
  • Asia (66.7%)
  • Europe (20.8%)
  • Latin America (12.5%)

Local Blacksburg Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Washington Nationals, Baltimore Orioles
NBA Basketball: Washington Wizards
NHL Hockey: Washington Capitals
NCAA Sports: Virginia Polytechnic Institute

Blacksburg School Information

High Schools
Blacksburg High (520 Patrick Henry Drive, Blacksburg, VA, 24060 - Montgomery County Public Schools District)
Middle Schools
Blacksburg Middle (3109 Price's Fork Road, Blacksburg, VA, 24060 - Montgomery County Public Schools District)
Elementary Schools
Gilbert Linkous Elementary (813 Toms Creek Road, Blacksburg, VA, 24060 - Montgomery County Public Schools District)
Harding Avenue Elementary (429 Harding Avenue, Blacksburg, VA, 24060 - Montgomery County Public Schools District)
Kipps Elementary (2801 Prices Fork Road, Blacksburg, VA, 24060 - Montgomery County Public Schools District)
Margaret Beeks Elementary (709 Airport Road, Blacksburg, VA, 24060 - Montgomery County Public Schools District)
Prices Fork Elementary (4237 Prices Fork Road, Blacksburg, VA, 24060 - Montgomery County Public Schools District)

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