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Blacksburg is a town in Montgomery County.
The community was named for William Black, landowner
The latitude of Blacksburg is 37.229N. The longitude is -80.414W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,077 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 40,066.
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18% of Blacksburg residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Blacksburg ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Blacksburg was $13,946, compared with $21,587 nationally.
64% of Blacksburg residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Blacksburg include Blacksburg Historic District, Miller--Southside Residential Historic District, North Fork Valley Rural Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Blacksburg, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $493. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,016.
Libraries in Blacksburg include Blacksburg Library ... View libraries
Montgomery County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Blacksburg political report.
The average commute time for Blacksburg workers is 15 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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