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Blacksburg, Virginia
Charlotte, North Carolina
USA
PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Blacksburg is 23% less densely populated than Charlotte.
People are 23% less likely to be married in Charlotte.
The Median Age is 11.8 years younger in Blacksburg.

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PEOPLE
 Blacksburg, VACharlotte, NCUnited States
 Population44,215827,097321,418,820
 Population - 201042,149705,896308,745,538
 Population - 200039,573540,828285,036,114
 Population - 199034,590395,934251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now27.83%108.90%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now11.73%52.93%12.76%
 Pop. Density2,2232,72691
 Land Area203033,531,905
 Water Area02264,837
 Median Age21.833.637.4
 Female Population44.61%52.05%50.81%
 Male Population55.39%47.95%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Blacksburg, VACharlotte, NCUnited States
 Age 0 to 42.99%7.31%6.36%
 Age 5 to 92.70%7.24%6.51%
 Age 10 to 142.36%6.46%6.59%
 Age 15 to 171.80%3.81%4.03%
 Age 18 to 2030.05%4.06%4.35%
 Age 21 to 2426.61%5.97%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3412.80%17.43%13.47%
 Age 35 to 446.05%15.47%12.97%
 Age 45 to 545.74%13.25%14.09%
 Age 55 to 592.22%5.57%6.57%
 Age 60 to 642.20%4.44%5.72%
 Age 65 to 742.41%5.16%7.64%
 Age 75 to 841.20%2.70%4.26%
 Age 85 and over0.87%1.14%1.85%
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 RACE
 Blacksburg, VACharlotte, NCUnited States
 White75.78%43.90%62.77%
 Black4.74%34.42%12.24%
 Asian12.04%5.52%4.95%
 Native American0.27%0.25%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.05%0.06%0.16%
 Other0.58%0.19%0.20%
 Two or More Races2.43%2.24%2.13%
 Hispanic4.11%13.43%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic95.89%86.57%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Blacksburg, VACharlotte, NCUnited States
 Households13,581298,815116,211,000
 Family Households4,677181,09476,958,100
 Non Family Households8,904117,72139,253,000
 Household Size2.512.552.63
 Married Population22.21%45.64%50.58%
 Single Population77.79%54.36%49.42%
 Now Married21.50%42.60%48.41%
 Married but Separated0.71%3.05%2.17%
 Never Married73.01%39.52%32.55%
 Widowed1.86%4.49%5.95%
 Divorced2.92%10.35%10.92%
 Married, w/children38.83%32.12%31.68%
 Married, no children44.37%33.92%41.44%
 Single, w/children9.66%22.73%16.94%
 Single, no children7.14%11.22%9.95%
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