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Pros

-College town amenities
-Cost of living
-Attractive setting

Cons

-Arts & culture
-Isolation
-Low job growth


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.

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    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Radford is 6.20 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Radford jobs have Increased by 1.02 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Radford's cost of living is 9.70% Lower than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Radford's population is 17,403 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 9.18 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 21 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Radford is $138,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 3.39%.
    SCHOOLS
    Radford public schools spend $9,613 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13 students per teacher in Radford.

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  6/26/2008
Nice place to get a start or retire

Pretty nice place to live. There's not a lot of income here, or jobs, so commuting to Blacksburg to make some money might be your best option. Lots of beautiful city... (Read More)

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