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Demographics

People

Total Population2,068
Male Share of the Population45.2%
Female Share of the Population54.8%
Senior Citizens13.7%
Employed Population 16+637
Age of the Population30

Families

% of people married37.8%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher6%
Median Earnings25+$24,583
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$20,500
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,563

Wealth

Median Family Income$28,472
% Above Poverty Level54.5%
% Below Poverty Level45.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time18 minutes
% Working from Home1.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.5%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone30.2%
Median Gross Rent$520
Median House Value$80,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)55.5%
Irish8.4%
German8.2%
English5.2%
Scottish3.4%
Italian2.2%
Swedish1.3%
Polish0.5%
Dutch0.5%
Austrian0.4%
Danishn0.4%
Greek0.3%
Welsh0.1%
Canadian0.1%
French Except Basque0.1%
African0.1%
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Blacksburg Almanac

CategoryValue
County Cherokee County
Standard Zip Codes29702
Phone Area Codes864
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude35.12
Approximate Longitude-81.51

Blacksburg Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationNINETY NINE ISLANDS
Distance3.9 miles
Jan Temp27 to 51 F
Apr Temp43 to 71 F
Jul Temp66 to 88 F
Oct Temp45 to 72 F
Annual Precip48.3 inches
StationGASTONIA
Distance23.9 miles
Jan Temp29 to 50 F
Apr Temp47 to 72 F
Jul Temp69 to 89 F
Oct Temp48 to 72 F
Annual Precip44.8 inches
StationSPARTANBURG 3 SSE
Distance27.4 miles
Jan Temp30 to 54 F
Apr Temp45 to 76 F
Jul Temp68 to 91 F
Oct Temp47 to 75 F
Annual Precip49.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Clover5,593$51,346
Cowpens1,772$41,731
Gaffney12,859$36,723
Hickory Grove428$58,958
Sharon493$48,750
York7,989$46,593

Blacksburg Public Schools

Blacksburg Elementary
402 Hardin Street
ZIP: 29702
(864) 839-2363
Primary
Total Enrollment 341
Blacksburg High
201 West Ramseur Street
ZIP: 29702
(864) 206-2378
High
Total Enrollment 535
Blacksburg Middle
101 London Street
ZIP: 29702
(864) 839-6476
Middle
Total Enrollment 393
Blacksburg Primary
1010 East Cherokee Street
ZIP: 29702
(864) 839-1106
Primary
Total Enrollment 442
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