Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Blackstone is 3,354. Blackstone, Virginia is the 5,921st largest city in the US.
The peak population of Blackstone was in 1990, when its population was 3,857. In 1990, Blackstone was the 4,795th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 5,921st largest city in the US. Blackstone is currently 13.0% smaller than it was in 1990.
Blackstone has shrunk 9.5% since the year 2000. Blackstone, Virginia's growth is extremely below average. 84% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
The total voting age population of Blackstone, Virginia, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 2,390. The voting age population is 46.8% male and 53.2% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 17.7% of the residents of Blackstone are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Blackstone are 56.7% Black, 42.5% White, 0.4% Asian and 0.4% Two or more races. Additionally, 6.5% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Blackstone, 13.0% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 15.6%. On a per-household basis, 9.9% of families are below the poverty line in Blackstone.
Among those aged 16 and older, 59.7% of Blackstone residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 75.0% of Blackstone residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 16.1% have a bachelor's degree and 6.6% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Blackstone residents aged 5 and older, 3.6% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 3.6% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Blackstone is 2.3%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Blackstone, 13.6% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Blackstone is $46,541.
In Blackstone, 51.5% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 48.5% of housing units in Blackstone.
Of all the housing units in Blackstone, 16.6% of them were build before 1940.
In Blackstone, 8.7% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 130 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Blackstone is $796.
In Blackstone, 70.4% of households have an active broadband internet connection.
|Year||Population||Rank in US|
|5914||Rio Dell, California||3,367||6.3%|
|5918||Horace, North Dakota||3,358||81.3%|
|5922||Windsor, North Carolina||3,354||44.8%|
|5923||Paw Paw, Michigan||3,352||-0.5%|
|5924||Saddle River, New Jersey||3,351||2.6%|
|5926||Johnston City, Illinois||3,349||-5.5%|
|5927||Red Oak, North Carolina||3,349||22.6%|
|5931||Liberty, South Carolina||3,344||11.0%|
|4690||Big Stone Gap||5,206||-9.5%|
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