Blacksburg, Virginia 

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VIRGINIA TOTAL CASES REPORTED

3,645

US TOTAL CASES REPORTED

430,376

updated daily at 9 AM PST
source Kaiser Family Foundation

Population

44,079

+4.6% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.7%

Median Income

$29,271

Median Home Price

$293,100

Best Places to Live in Blacksburg, Virginia

Small-town complex/College-town - Southwestern Virginia, 30 miles southwest of Roanoke. June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Blacksburg, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-College town amenities
-Cost of living
-Attractive setting
Cons
-Arts & culture
-Isolation
-Low job growth

Local Listings in Blacksburg
 $309,900 
224 Mountain Breeze Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 3 | 2310 SqFt
 $480,000 
511 Cedar Orchard Dr W
Bed 5 | Bath 5 | 3924 SqFt
 $2,850,000 
511 Cedar Orchard Dr W
Bed 4 | Bath 7 | 13391 SqFt

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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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 3.7% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Blacksburg jobs have increased by 1.1%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Blacksburg's cost of living is 3.0% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Blacksburg's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Blacksburg, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Montgomery county voted Republican in three of the last five Presidential elections, voting Democratic in 2008 and 2016. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Blacksburg's population is 44,079 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 4.6%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 13.9 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Blacksburg is $293,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.1%. 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. More Education


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Housing Market in Blacksburg

It's a good time to buy in Blacksburg. Home Appreciation is up 6.1% in the last 12 months. Browse Blacksburg Real Estate

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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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NEW LISTINGS IN BLACKSBURG
$309,900
224 Mountain Breeze Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$480,000
511 Cedar Orchard Dr W
Bed 5 | Bath 5

$2,850,000
511 Cedar Orchard Dr W
Bed 4 | Bath 7

$580,000
1901 Forest Ln
Bed 4 | Bath 4

$320,000
2008 Scott Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$299,000
2003 Christopher Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$344,800
216 Price St
Bed 5 | Bath 4

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