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Narrows is a town in Giles County, in the Blacksburg-Christiansburg metro area.

The community was named for a gorge in the Allegheny Mountains

The latitude of Narrows is 37.331N. The longitude is -80.811W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,545 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,151.


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Median household income
Local
$31,875
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Narrows demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· The Narrows of New River
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 1. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.5 per 1,000 people.
Nearby parks & recreation: Falls of Mill Creek
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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13% of Narrows residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Narrows ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Narrows was $17,933, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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12% of Narrows residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Narrows, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $286.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $727.


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Libraries in Narrows include Iris Brammer Library ... View libraries

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Giles County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Narrows political report.

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The average commute time for Narrows workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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