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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 $56,092 in 2019, the latest figures available. Blacksburg median household income is $20,364 lower than the median Virginia household income and $9,620 less than the US median household income. 2020 metro income data (including Blacksburg median household income) will be released in September of 2021. Median family and per capita income for Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Blacksburg Virginia

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $65,712 +4.21% +7.05%
Virginia $76,456 +3.47% +5.36%
Blacksburg $56,092 +9.50% +3.34%

Trends in Blacksburg, VA Real Median Household Income since 2005

At $56,092, the median household income for Blacksburg was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Median Household Income: Blacksburg, Virginia, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Blacksburg

Date US Virginia Blacksburg
2019 $65,712 $76,456 $56,092
2018 $63,059 $73,892 $51,225
2017 $62,927 $74,606 $54,311
2016 $61,383 $72,566 $54,280
2015 $60,187 $71,504 $54,977
2014 $58,001 $70,156 $47,248
2013 $57,437 $68,887 $46,435
2012 $57,307 $68,875 $47,361
2011 $57,531 $70,495 $46,646
2010 $58,809 $71,298 $47,153
2009 $59,988 $70,869 $48,524

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Blacksburg Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Blacksburg was $71,637 in 2019. Compared to the median Virginia family income, Blacksburg median family income is $21,860 lower. As with the median household income data, 2020 family income data for Blacksburg will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Median Family Income for Blacksburg Virginia

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $80,944 +4.06% +6.92%
Virginia $93,497 +3.26% +5.35%
Blacksburg $71,637 +3.49% +3.98%

Trends in Blacksburg, VA Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Blacksburg is $71,637. Real median family income peaked in 2017 at $75,624 and is now $3,987 (5.27%) lower.

Real Median Family Income: Blacksburg, Virginia, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Blacksburg

Date US Virginia Blacksburg
2019 $80,944 $93,497 $71,637
2018 $77,786 $90,541 $69,223
2017 $77,064 $89,983 $75,624
2016 $75,707 $88,751 $68,892
2015 $73,660 $86,764 $70,448
2014 $71,246 $84,628 $65,295
2013 $70,386 $83,021 $58,851
2012 $69,752 $83,092 $61,586
2011 $70,009 $84,870 $65,362
2010 $71,221 $85,166 $66,420
2009 $72,962 $85,131 $64,407

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Blacksburg Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Blacksburg was $28,336 in 2019. Compared to the median Virginia per capita income, Blacksburg median per capita income is $12,299 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2020 per capita income data for Blacksburg will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Per Capita Income for Blacksburg Virginia

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $35,672 +3.57% +7.57%
Virginia $40,635 +2.60% +5.35%
Blacksburg $28,336 +10.45% -7.59%

Trends in Blacksburg, VA Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Blacksburg is $28,336. Real per capita income peaked in 2016 at $30,664 and is now $2,328 (7.59%) lower.

Real Per Capita Income: Blacksburg, Virginia, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Blacksburg

Date US Virginia Blacksburg
2019 $35,672 $40,635 $28,336
2018 $34,444 $39,605 $25,656
2017 $33,788 $39,050 $27,693
2016 $33,163 $38,573 $30,664
2015 $32,351 $37,531 $29,346
2014 $31,228 $36,809 $24,713
2013 $30,982 $36,435 $25,470
2012 $30,476 $36,274 $24,535
2011 $30,425 $36,594 $26,182
2010 $30,622 $36,796 $23,668
2009 $31,545 $37,244 $23,459

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