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Stats & Facts

Location:

Montgomery County, VA
United States of Americia

 

Geography:

393 Square Miles

 

Elevation:

2,133 ft

             

Climate:

Moderate, four-seasons

 

Incorporated Towns

Blacksburg

Christiansburg - County Seat

  

Population (2012):

95,194 (517,662 regional)

 

Demographics:

White:  88%

African American: 4%

Asian: 6%

All Other: 2%

 

Employment:

40,755

 

Cost of Living Index:

94.4

 

Average Salary:

$38,686/yr

 

Family Income (Median):

$68,413

 

Home Value (Median):

$196,300 

           

Public Schools Expenitures:

$10,102.00/pupil

 

Educational Attainment

40.7% with a college degree

  

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Did You Know?

  • Blacksburg and Christiansburg are two of the largest towns in Virginia, first and fourth respectively, and make up Montgomery County's urbanized core
  • Virginia Tech spends over $450 million on research per year, ranking it in the top 50 nationally. Student enrollment at Virginia Tech is 30,000+
  • Montgomery County along with the counties of Floyd, Giles and Pulaski comprise the Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA), known locally as the New River Valley
  • The Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center, known locally as the CRC, is one of the largest research parks in the nation. The park is home to over 150 research, technology and support companies that collectively employ more than 2,600 people
  • The New River, which makes up Montgomery County‚Äôs western border, is the oldest river in North America, second oldest in the world behind the Nile River in Africa
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