Blacksburg strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in South Carolina):
Affordability of Property Taxes
Comparing Blacksburg to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in South Carolina (State):
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|Female Share of the Population|
|Children Under 5 Years Old|
|Well-Paid Single Women|
|Age of the Population|
|Well-Paid Single Men|
|Male Share of the Population|
|Average Household Size|
|Portion of People Married|
|Median Family Income|
|People Above Poverty|
|College Educated Adults|
|People in Middle Class or Better|
|Short Commute Times|
|Walking and Biking to Work|
|Public Transportation Use|
|Working at Home|
|Affordability of Property Taxes|
|People Living Alone|
|Affordability of Rents|
|Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals|
|Housing Recently Built|
|Seasonal and Vacation Housing|
|Low Violent Crime|
|Low Property Crime|
|Nearest Medium City||21 miles SW of Gastonia, North Carolina (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||38 miles W of Charlotte, North Carolina|
|Metro Area||Greenville - Spartanburg - Anderson|
|Standard Zip Codes||29702|
|Phone Area Codes||864|
|Time Zone||Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|Station||NINETY NINE ISLANDS|
|Jan Temp||27 to 51 F|
|Apr Temp||43 to 71 F|
|Jul Temp||66 to 88 F|
|Oct Temp||45 to 72 F|
|Annual Precip||48.3 inches|
|Jan Temp||29 to 50 F|
|Apr Temp||47 to 72 F|
|Jul Temp||69 to 89 F|
|Oct Temp||48 to 72 F|
|Annual Precip||44.8 inches|
|Station||SPARTANBURG 3 SSE|
|Jan Temp||30 to 54 F|
|Apr Temp||45 to 76 F|
|Jul Temp||68 to 91 F|
|Oct Temp||47 to 75 F|
|Annual Precip||49.9 inches|
|Average Family Size||3.04|
|American Indian & Alaskan||4||0.2%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||10||0.5%|
|Est. 2005 Population||1,898|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||39.8%|
|French (except Basque)||0.5%|
According to the US Postal Service, Blacksburg, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:Cherokee Falls (29702)
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BLACKSBURG HIGH SCHOOL
201 W RAMSEUR DRIVE
Serves 529 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.3
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|City, State||Similarity||1 Person Houses||65+||College Grads||Commute Minutes||Family Income||Kids 0-4||Non White||Pop.||Poverty||Prop. Crime||Seasonal Housing||Viol. Crime|
|1. Westville, Oklahoma||90.8||31.3%||15.7%||7.5%||25||$28,882||8.3%||37.6%||1,596||22.3%||68.9||0.1%||10|
|2. Woodruff, South Carolina||88.7||28.2%||17.3%||9.8%||24||$32,966||7.5%||31.5%||4,229||18.4%||46.6||0.2%||8.8|
|3. Junction, Texas||87||28.8%||18.1%||11.2%||16||$30,865||7.3%||13.9%||2,618||21.7%||53.9||0.2%||7.6|
|4. Maxton, North Carolina||86.5||26.6%||12.9%||11.9%||22||$30,039||7.8%||74.5%||2,551||28.5%||78.8||0.3%||9.4|
|5. Calera, Alabama||85.8||29%||12.5%||13.3%||24||$42,885||7.7%||22.6%||3,158||12.5%||118.4||0.3%||20.6|
|6. Geary, Oklahoma||84.6||33.2%||18%||10%||25||$28,409||7.3%||34.5%||1,258||24.9%||54.9||0.2%||24.6|
|7. Federalsburg, Maryland||83.4||26.2%||14.2%||5.2%||25||$32,059||8.8%||41.1%||2,620||25.3%||53.8||0.3%||5.3|
|8. Breckenridge Hills, Missouri||82.9||30%||10.6%||9.5%||23||$41,515||8%||34.1%||4,817||17.3%||62.7||0.2%||7.5|
|9. West Orange, Texas||81.3||25.8%||17.6%||9.4%||17||$40,167||7.2%||7.1%||4,111||13.2%||83||0.2%||5.1|
|10. Penns Grove, New Jersey||74||28.1%||11.8%||7.5%||24||$34,076||8.4%||51.1%||4,886||21%||42.4||0.2%||6.8|
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