Big Island, Virginia 

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Population

249

-8.1% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.1%

Best Places to Live in Big Island, Virginia

Small city - West-central Virginia along James River, 50 miles east of Roanoke. September, May and June are the most pleasant months in Big Island, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Historic interest
-Cost of living
-Low crime rates
Cons
-Growth and sprawl
-Air service
-Arts & culture

Local Listings in Big Island
 $49,000 
1041 Plumtree Ln
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 2672 SqFt
 $294,000 
2712 Sweet Hollow Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 4 | 2620 SqFt
 $74,900 
1183 Mountain View Heights Rd
Bed 2 | Bath 1 | 1044 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Lynchburg Metro Area

Lynchburg is a small Virginia city with an Old South feel and views of the Blue Ridge and Appalachian mountains. Downtown is a mix of old and new, and the city is known for the historic districts of refined homes on the surrounding hilltops. Five of these districts are included in the National Register of Historic Districts. Additionally, five small colleges give a minor college-town feel. The area has a few good museums and modest entertainment assets. Mountains to the west and Smith Mountain Lake to the south offer above average outdoor recreation.


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City: Big Island
Zip Codes: 24526
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 648 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Big Island is 3.1% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Big Island jobs have increased by 2.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Big Island's cost of living is 20.1% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Big Island's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
September, May and June are the most pleasant months in Big Island, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Bedford county voted Republican in the last five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Big Island's population is 249 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 8.1%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 26.9 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Big Island is $93,900. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.2%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Big Island public schools spend $9,937 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.6 students per teacher in Big Island. More Education


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Housing Market in Big Island

It's a good time to buy in Big Island. Home Appreciation is up 4.2% in the last 12 months. Browse Big Island Real Estate

The median home price in Big Island is $93,900. Browse Homes in this Range.


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NEW LISTINGS IN BIG ISLAND
$49,000
1041 Plumtree Ln
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$294,000
2712 Sweet Hollow Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 4

$74,900
1183 Mountain View Heights Rd
Bed 2 | Bath 1

$59,900
10587 Lee Jackson Hwy
Bed 3 | Bath 1

$10,000
2161 Sweet Hollow Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 1

$240,000
1009 Hunt Club Rd
Bed 2 | Bath 1

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