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Montgomery County, VA
United States of America



393 Square Miles



2,133 ft



Moderate, four-seasons


Incorporated Towns


Christiansburg - County Seat


Population (2018):



Demographics (2018):

White:  86.3%

African American: 4.2%

Asian: 6.6%

All Other: 2.9%


Employment (2017):



Cost of Living Index:



Per Capita Personal Income (2016):



Median Family Income (2012-2016):



Home Value (Median):



Public Schools Expenditures (FY 2017):



Educational Attainment (2013-2017):

46.3% with a college degree


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Did You Know?

  • Blacksburg and Christiansburg are two of the largest towns in Virginia, second 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 40 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 185 research, technology and support companies that collectively employ more than 3,000 people
  • The New River, which makes up Montgomery County’s western border, is the oldest river in North America, second oldest in the world behind the Nile River in Africa
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