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Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford Virginia Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford Virginia metro area was $50,950 in 2016, the latest figures available. Blacksburg median household income is $17,164 lower than the median Virginia household income and $6,667 less than the US median household income. 2017 metro income data (including Blacksburg median household income) will be released in September of 2018. Median family and per capita income for Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Blacksburg Virginia

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $57,617 +2.01% +7.02%
Virginia $68,114 +1.51% +5.49%
Blacksburg $50,950 -1.24% +17.06%

Trends in Blacksburg, VA Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Blacksburg is $50,950. Real median household income peaked in 2015 at $51,591 and is now $641 (1.24%) lower.

Real Median Household Income: Blacksburg, Virginia, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Blacksburg

Date US Virginia Blacksburg
2016 $57,617 $68,114 $50,950
2015 $56,480 $67,099 $51,591
2014 $54,398 $65,798 $44,313
2013 $53,838 $64,571 $43,526
2012 $53,701 $64,541 $44,381
2011 $53,879 $66,020 $43,685
2010 $55,093 $66,792 $44,173
2009 $56,180 $66,369 $45,443
2008 $58,000 $68,260 $46,153
2007 $58,736 $68,948 $45,681
2006 $57,677 $66,993 $43,450
2005 $56,832 $66,661 $40,787

Blacksburg Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Blacksburg was $64,665 in 2016. Compared to the median Virginia family income, Blacksburg median family income is $18,641 lower. As with the median household income data, 2017 family income data for Blacksburg will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Median Family Income for Blacksburg Virginia

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $71,062 +2.81% +7.71%
Virginia $83,306 +2.32% +7.05%
Blacksburg $64,665 -2.18% +17.22%

Trends in Blacksburg, VA Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Blacksburg is $64,665. Real median family income peaked in 2015 at $66,108 and is now $1,443 (2.18%) lower.

Real Median Family Income: Blacksburg, Virginia, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Blacksburg

Date US Virginia Blacksburg
2016 $71,062 $83,306 $64,665
2015 $69,122 $81,419 $66,108
2014 $66,820 $79,371 $61,239
2013 $65,977 $77,820 $55,164
2012 $65,363 $77,863 $57,711
2011 $65,564 $79,482 $61,213
2010 $66,721 $79,784 $62,223
2009 $68,329 $79,726 $60,318
2008 $70,638 $81,592 $63,595
2007 $70,813 $82,066 $66,016
2006 $69,670 $79,622 $60,442
2005 $68,618 $80,099 $63,634

Blacksburg Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Blacksburg was $28,783 in 2016. Compared to the median Virginia per capita income, Blacksburg median per capita income is $7,423 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2017 per capita income data for Blacksburg will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Per Capita Income for Blacksburg Virginia

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $31,128 +2.54% +7.19%
Virginia $36,206 +2.80% +6.01%
Blacksburg $28,783 +4.52% +20.56%

Trends in Blacksburg, VA Real Per Capita Income since 2005

At $28,783, the per capita income for Blacksburg was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2016.

Real Per Capita Income: Blacksburg, Virginia, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Blacksburg

Date US Virginia Blacksburg
2016 $31,128 $36,206 $28,783
2015 $30,358 $35,219 $27,539
2014 $29,288 $34,522 $23,178
2013 $29,041 $34,153 $23,874
2012 $28,558 $33,992 $22,992
2011 $28,494 $34,271 $24,520
2010 $28,687 $34,471 $22,172
2009 $29,542 $34,879 $21,969
2008 $30,755 $36,182 $25,810
2007 $30,894 $36,090 $22,752
2006 $30,078 $35,592 $23,374
2005 $30,768 $35,823 $24,589