Blacksburg, Virginia

Population 42,683

Blacksburg is located in Montgomery County, VA. The population is 42,683, making Blacksburg the largest city in Montgomery County.

There are 7 public schools in Blacksburg with an average Homefacts rating of A-. The total crime rate for Blacksburg is very low , and there are 41 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Blacksburg is moderate and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Blacksburg property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Blacksburg include Merrimac, Prices Fork and Newport.

Blacksburg Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Excellent
  • No High School Diploma: 5.2%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 23.5%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 71.3%

Crime Rate

71.6% Lower than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 20
  • Violent Crimes: 111
  • Robbery: 2
  • Burglary: 85
  • Property Crime: 612
  • Larceny Theft: 507

Registered Offenders

29.06% Lower than national avg.
  • 41 offenders in Blacksburg
  • 9.61 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

206 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 4
  • Superfunds: 3
  • Tanks & Spills: 199


Moderate 3.7%
  • Virginia unemployment average: 3.2%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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There are 7 K-12 public schools in Blacksburg, VA and 5 private schools. Homefacts rates Blacksburg's schools as Excellent, with an overall A- rating.
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5 Private Schools

Blacksburg New School

Dayspring Christian Academy

Gateway Christian School

St John Neumann Academy

Tall Oaks Montessori School

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41 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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117 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Blacksburg, VA issued 117 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 117 permits, 65 were issued for single family homes and 52 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Blacksburg, VA issued 173 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 173 permits, 50 were issued for single family homes and 123 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $765
  • 1 Bedroom: $825
  • 2 Bedrooms: $960
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,360
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,642

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Environmental Hazards

206 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (385/400)
    Blacksburg, VA has 96.25% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 1 COUNTY
    Blacksburg, VA is a red zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4.32 Average
    Blacksburg, VA is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 37.15°
  • February 40.62°
  • March 49.2°
  • April 58.63°
  • May 66.37°
  • June 75.31°
  • July 77.87°
  • August 77.12°
  • September 69.72°
  • October 59.02°
  • November 48.08°
  • December 42.48°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Blacksburg, VA

Blacksburg, VA has a low risk of earthquakes.
Blacksburg, VA has no risk of hurricanes.
Blacksburg, VA has a very high risk of hail storms.
Blacksburg, VA has a very low risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Blacksburg, VA: $34,863


Unemployment in Blacksburg is 3.7%. It is higher than the state and national averages, 3.2% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 29.17%
White Collar - 70.83%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Terry McAuliffe
  • Sen. Tim Kaine
  • Sen. Mark R. Warner

City Representatives

  • Morgan Griffith

Neighborhood Info

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Nearest Major Airports

20 FCC Towers view all

1 Hospital view all

1 Library view all

1 Police Station view all

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