|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Blacksburg is 1,888. Blacksburg, South Carolina is the 7,814th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Blacksburg was in 1990, when its population was 2,048. In 1990, Blacksburg was the 6,825th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 7,814th largest city in the US. Blacksburg is currently 7.8% smaller than it was in 1990.
Blacksburg has shrunk 0.0% since the year 2000. Blacksburg, South Carolina's growth is about average. 43% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|7810||South Connellsville, Pennsylvania||1,891||-16.9%|
|7814||Blacksburg, South Carolina||1,888||0.0%|
|7816||Gila Bend, Arizona||1,887||-5.5%|
|7819||Lattingtown, New York||1,885||1.2%|
The total voting age population of Blacksburg, South Carolina, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 1,387. The voting age population is 46.3% male and 53.7% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 15.5% of the residents of Blacksburg are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Blacksburg are 69.6% White, 26.8% Black, 1.8% Two or more races, 0.8% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, 0.7% Asian and 0.3% American Indian. Additionally, 1.9% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Blacksburg, 32.4% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 38.7%. On a per-household basis, 20.7% of families are below the poverty line in Blacksburg.
Among those aged 16 and older, 48.3% of Blacksburg residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 73.3% of Blacksburg residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 10.7% have a bachelor's degree and 5.2% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Blacksburg residents aged 5 and older, 2.9% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 1.5% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.3% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Blacksburg is 4.9%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Blacksburg, 13.5% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Blacksburg is $19,219.
In Blacksburg, 45.4% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 54.6% of housing units in Blacksburg.
Of all the housing units in Blacksburg, 16.0% of them were build before 1940.
In Blacksburg, 6.4% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Blacksburg is $623.
In Blacksburg, 58.3% of households have an active broadband internet connection.