|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Blacksburg is 44,949. Blacksburg, Virginia is the 882nd largest city in the US.
Blacksburg is located entirely in Montgomery County.
The current population of Blacksburg (44,949) is it's peak population.
Blacksburg has grown 12.8% since the 2000. Blacksburg, Virginia's growth is about average. 49% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Blacksburg has a population density of 2,142.5 people per square mile.
|879||Sayreville, New Jersey||45,086||11.2%|
|880||Palm Springs, California||45,019||4.7%|
|881||The Colony, Texas||45,000||66.1%|
The total voting age population of Blacksburg, Virginia, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 35,912. The voting age population is 54.5% male and 45.5% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 6.2% of the residents of Blacksburg are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Blacksburg are 78.4% White, 12.6% Asian, 4.8% Black, 2.2% Two or more races, 1.3% Other, 0.6% American Indian and 0.1% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 4.3% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Blacksburg, 43.3% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 12.9%. On a per-household basis, 10.9% of families are below the poverty line in Blacksburg.
Among those aged 16 and older, 49.8% of Blacksburg residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 95.9% of Blacksburg residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 71.4% have a bachelor's degree and 41.4% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Blacksburg residents aged 5 and older, 16.0% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 2.5% of residents speak Spanish at home, 4.8% speak an Indo-European language, and 8.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Blacksburg is 5.1%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Blacksburg, 35.0% 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 $43,173.
In Blacksburg, 32.9% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 67.1% of housing units in Blacksburg.
Of all the housing units in Blacksburg, 4.1% of them were build before 1940.
In Blacksburg, 24.7% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 3,800 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Blacksburg is $1,107.
In Blacksburg, 94.7% of households have an active broadband internet connection.