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Blacksburg is a suburb in the Gaffney Metro Area and in the Cherokee County. It has a population of 2,101 and a population density of 1,073, which is 91% above the national average. It has a median age of 32, which is 7 years below the Gaffney Metro median age and 6 years below the national average.


Blacksburg has a median home value of $145,500, which is 30% above the Metro average.The average rent of $1,772 is 60% above the metro average rent and 40% above the national average rent, making it one of the most affordable places to live in Gaffney. The average household income in Blacksburg is $19,316 , which is 49% below the Metro average household income and 70% below the national average of household income.


The average school rating in Blacksburg is 4. Blacksburg also has a crime index 110 that is above the national average, making it one of the best places to raise a family in Gaffney.


$147,100Median Home Value
$101,500 Gaffney Metro Area
$1,772Median Rent
$712 Gaffney Metro Area
3 /10 - 7 /10
School Rating
114
Crime Index
100
National Crime Index

Blacksburg Zip Code

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Blacksburg's population is made up of 37% married, 43% single, 14% divorced and 6% widowed. Millennials make up the largest percentage of the population at 33%, while Baby Boomers have the second largest segment at 24%. Homeowners make up 37% of the population in Blacksburg.

2,390Population
57,110 Gaffney Metro Area
1,073Population Density
  • 40% Male
  • 60% Female
32 Median Age
39 Gaffney Metro Area
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The Per Capita income in Blacksburg is $14,421. The Median Household Income is $19,316 and the Blacksburg Unemployment Rate is 10%.

$14,421Income Per Capita
$21,636 Gaffney Metro Area
$19,316Median Household Income
$37,787 Gaffney Metro Area
28% Poverty Rate
18% Gaffney Metro Area
10% Unemployment Rate
6% Gaffney Metro Area
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$147,100Median Home Value
$101,500 Gaffney Metro Area
$1,772Median Rent
$712 Gaffney Metro Area
2Average Household Size
2 Gaffney Metro Area

Occupancy Type

Renters
63%
Home Owners
37%
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3 /10 - 7 /10
School Rating
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Top Schools in Blacksburg

Cherokee 01
4
/10
402 Hardin Street, Blacksburg, SC, 29702
349
Enrollment
3-5
Grade
Cherokee 01
1010 East Cherokee Street, Blacksburg, SC, 29702
438
Enrollment
PK-2
Grade
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Commute To
Charlotte, NC
58 mins
Charlotte Douglas International Airport
49 mins
Bennett College for Women
55 mins
Johnson and Wales University Charlotte
55 mins
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Blacksburg crime index is 114 which is higher than the national average. Click here to see the Safest Places to Live in Blacksburg.

114
Crime Index
100
National Crime Index

Crime Index represents the risk of crime occurring in a area and is measured against national index of 100. If the Crime Index of an area is above 100 the crime in that area is relatively higher when compared to US. If the Crime Index of an area is below 100 the crime in that area is lower when compared to US.

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