|Male Share of the Population||45.2%|
|Female Share of the Population||54.8%|
|Employed Population 16+||618|
|Age of the Population||32|
|% of people married||40.5%|
|Average household size||3|
|Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher||5.8%|
|Median Earnings Without High School Qualification||$0|
|Median Earnings With High School Degree||$0|
|Median Family Income||$27,199|
|% Above Poverty Level||59.4%|
|% Below Poverty Level||40.6%|
|Average Commute Time||19 minutes|
|% Working from Home||3.6%|
|% Walking and Biking to Work||0.5%|
|% Using Public Transportation||%|
|People Living Alone||22.1%|
|Median Gross Rent||$527|
|Median House Value||$63,200|
|Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)||50.9%|
Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.
|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 Stations
|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|
According to the US Postal Service, Blacksburg, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:
Cherokee Falls (29702)
Kings Creek (29702)
Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.
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