Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford Metro Area, Virginia 

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Population

181,747

19% Growth

Unemployment Rate

4.7%

Median Income

$44,564

Avg. Home Price

$152,200

United States / Virginia / Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford Metro Area / Counties / Cities / Zip Codes

Best Places to Live in Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford Metro Area, Virginia

Small-town complex/College-town - Southwestern Virginia, 30 miles southwest of Roanoke
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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Country: United States
State: Virginia
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Metro Area: Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford Metro Area
City: Blacksburg, Christiansburg, 27 total
Zip Codes: 24060, 24073, 24141, 24301, 24084, 24091, 24134, 24087, 24124, 24149, 28 total
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 2080 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford Metro Area is 4.7% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford Metro Area jobs have increased by 0.87%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford Metro Area's cost of living is 5.50% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford Metro Area's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford Metro Area's population is 181,747 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 19.02%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 21 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford Metro Area is $152,200. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 2.85%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford Metro Area public schools spend $10,441 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.3 students per teacher in Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford Metro Area. Learn More...

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ZIP CODES IN BLACKSBURG-CHRISTIANSBURG-RADFORD METRO AREA, VIRGINIA
24060, 24073, 24141, 24301, 24084, 24091, 24134, 24087, 24124, 24149, 28 total
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