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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 $52,075 in 2017, the latest figures available. Blacksburg median household income is $19,460 lower than the median Virginia household income and $8,261 less than the US median household income. 2018 metro income data (including Blacksburg median household income) will be released in September of 2019. Median family and per capita income for Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Blacksburg Virginia

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $60,336 +2.51% +8.49%
Virginia $71,535 +2.81% +6.34%
Blacksburg $52,075 +0.06% +14.95%

Trends in Blacksburg, VA Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Blacksburg is $52,075. Real median household income peaked in 2015 at $52,714 and is now $639 (1.21%) lower.

Real Median Household Income: Blacksburg, Virginia, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Blacksburg

Date US Virginia Blacksburg
2017 $60,336 $71,535 $52,075
2016 $58,856 $69,579 $52,046
2015 $57,709 $68,560 $52,714
2014 $55,613 $67,268 $45,302
2013 $55,072 $66,050 $44,523
2012 $54,948 $66,040 $45,411
2011 $55,162 $67,592 $44,726
2010 $56,388 $68,362 $45,212
2009 $57,519 $67,951 $46,526
2008 $59,382 $69,887 $47,253
2007 $60,135 $70,590 $46,769
2006 $59,051 $68,589 $44,485

Blacksburg Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Blacksburg was $72,511 in 2017. Compared to the median Virginia family income, Blacksburg median family income is $13,768 lower. As with the median household income data, 2018 family income data for Blacksburg will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Median Family Income for Blacksburg Virginia

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $73,891 +1.79% +8.17%
Virginia $86,279 +1.39% +6.33%
Blacksburg $72,511 +9.77% +15.82%

Trends in Blacksburg, VA Real Median Family Income since 2005

At $72,511, the median family income for Blacksburg was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Median Family Income: Blacksburg, Virginia, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Blacksburg

Date US Virginia Blacksburg
2017 $73,891 $86,279 $72,511
2016 $72,591 $85,098 $66,056
2015 $70,627 $83,191 $67,547
2014 $68,313 $81,144 $62,607
2013 $67,488 $79,603 $56,427
2012 $66,880 $79,671 $59,051
2011 $67,126 $81,375 $62,671
2010 $68,289 $81,660 $63,685
2009 $69,958 $81,626 $61,755
2008 $72,321 $83,536 $65,110
2007 $72,500 $84,021 $67,588
2006 $71,330 $81,519 $61,882

Blacksburg Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Blacksburg was $26,553 in 2017. Compared to the median Virginia per capita income, Blacksburg median per capita income is $10,889 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2018 per capita income data for Blacksburg will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income for Blacksburg Virginia

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $32,397 +1.88% +8.20%
Virginia $37,442 +1.24% +6.09%
Blacksburg $26,553 -9.69% +12.06%

Trends in Blacksburg, VA Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Blacksburg is $26,553. Real per capita income peaked in 2016 at $29,402 and is now $2,849 (9.69%) lower.

Real Per Capita Income: Blacksburg, Virginia, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Blacksburg

Date US Virginia Blacksburg
2017 $32,397 $37,442 $26,553
2016 $31,798 $36,985 $29,402
2015 $31,019 $35,986 $28,138
2014 $29,942 $35,293 $23,695
2013 $29,706 $34,935 $24,421
2012 $29,221 $34,781 $23,525
2011 $29,173 $35,087 $25,104
2010 $29,361 $35,281 $22,693
2009 $30,246 $35,711 $22,493
2008 $31,488 $37,044 $26,425
2007 $31,629 $36,950 $23,294
2006 $30,795 $36,440 $23,931