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Demographics Analysis

The people of Blue Ridge District, Virginia give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Blue Ridge District, Virginia)

Male:

Under 5 years : 461

5 to 9 years : 311

10 to 14 years : 590

15 to 17 years : 202

18 and 19 years : 114

20 years : 115

21 years : 52

22 to 24 years : 311

25 to 29 years : 431

30 to 34 years : 537

35 to 39 years : 425

40 to 44 years : 697

45 to 49 years : 678

50 to 54 years : 630

55 to 59 years : 676

60 and 61 years : 388

62 to 64 years : 289

65 and 66 years : 181

67 to 69 years : 176

70 to 74 years : 107

75 to 79 years : 210

80 to 84 years : 55

85 years and over : 86

Female:

Under 5 years : 422

5 to 9 years : 464

10 to 14 years : 536

15 to 17 years : 264

18 and 19 years : 117

20 years : 84

21 years : 78

22 to 24 years : 210

25 to 29 years : 432

30 to 34 years : 464

35 to 39 years : 575

40 to 44 years : 517

45 to 49 years : 666

50 to 54 years : 763

55 to 59 years : 801

60 and 61 years : 140

62 to 64 years : 301

65 and 66 years : 185

67 to 69 years : 97

70 to 74 years : 179

75 to 79 years : 227

80 to 84 years : 133

85 years and over : 116


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Blue Ridge District, Virginia)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 8,840

Multiple ancestry : 3,248

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 47

Ancestry not reported : 3,358


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Blue Ridge District, Virginia)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 15,232

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 29

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 66

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 95

Not a U.S. citizen : 71


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Blue Ridge District, Virginia)

Total:

Under 5 years : 883

5 to 17 years : 2,367

18 to 24 years : 1,081

25 to 34 years : 1,864

35 to 44 years : 2,214

45 to 54 years : 2,737

55 to 59 years : 1,477

60 and 61 years : 528

62 to 64 years : 590

65 to 74 years : 925

75 years and over : 827

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 848

5 to 17 years : 2,102

18 to 24 years : 890

25 to 34 years : 1,387

35 to 44 years : 1,527

45 to 54 years : 1,952

55 to 59 years : 888

60 and 61 years : 306

62 to 64 years : 396

65 to 74 years : 664

75 years and over : 647

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 35

5 to 17 years : 237

18 to 24 years : 178

25 to 34 years : 452

35 to 44 years : 569

45 to 54 years : 736

55 to 59 years : 571

60 and 61 years : 222

62 to 64 years : 184

65 to 74 years : 261

75 years and over : 180

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 23

18 to 24 years : 13

25 to 34 years : 25

35 to 44 years : 26

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 8

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 5

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 92

45 to 54 years : 49

55 to 59 years : 10

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 10

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Blue Ridge District, Virginia)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 5,800

Female : 5,807

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 1,796

Female : 1,829

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 56

Female : 39

Foreign born:

Male : 70

Female : 96


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Blue Ridge District, Virginia)

Born in state of residence : 11,212

Born in other state in the United States : 3,452

Native: born outside the United States : 85

Foreign born : 94


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Blue Ridge District, Virginia)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 1,894

Now married, except separated : 5,820

Divorced : 713

Separated : 121

Widowed : 499

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 396

Now married, except separated : 2,379

Divorced : 285

Separated : 182

Widowed : 177

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 32

Now married, except separated : 34

Divorced : 16

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 7

Now married, except separated : 144

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 10


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Blue Ridge District, Virginia)

Speak only English : 14,364

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 89

Speak English less than "very well" : 32

Polish:

Speak English "very well" : 11

Speak English less than "very well" : 24

Korean:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 22

Mon-Khmer, Cambodian:

Speak English "very well" : 37

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Vietnamese:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 23

Arabic:

Speak English "very well" : 8

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Blue Ridge District, Virginia

  • United States Or American: 3,073   (28.3%)
  • German: 1,678   (15.5%)
  • Other Groups: 1,310   (12.1%)
  • English: 1,265   (11.7%)
  • Irish: 1,190   (11.0%)
  • Scotch-irish: 474   (4.4%)
  • Scottish: 345   (3.2%)
  • Dutch: 271   (2.5%)
  • French (except Basque): 245   (2.3%)
  • Italian: 196   (1.8%)
  • European: 114   (1.1%)
  • Polish: 113   (1.0%)
  • Swedish: 96   (0.9%)
  • British: 96   (0.9%)
  • Norwegian: 61   (0.6%)
  • Welsh: 59   (0.5%)
  • French Canadian: 36   (0.3%)
  • Hungarian: 35   (0.3%)
  • Guyanese: 31   (0.3%)
  • Russian: 25   (0.2%)
  • Swiss: 24   (0.2%)
  • Austrian: 19   (0.2%)
  • Czech: 16   (0.1%)
  • Canadian: 16   (0.1%)
  • Lithuanian: 12   (0.1%)
  • Slovene: 12   (0.1%)
  • Brazilian: 12   (0.1%)
  • Maltese: 8   (0.1%)
  • Turkish: 8   (0.1%)
  • Ukrainian: 7   (0.1%)
  • Yugoslavian: 6   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Blue Ridge District, Virginia is 15,493



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Blue Ridge District, Virginia: 7,722
Female Population in Blue Ridge District, Virginia: 7,771


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Blue Ridge District, Virginia: 42.5
Median Female Resident Age in Blue Ridge District, Virginia: 42.3


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Virginia is 38


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Blue Ridge District, Virginia


White


Both sexes

52.7

Male

49.3

Female

55.4

Black or African American


Both sexes

36.3

Male

36.2

Female

36.3

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

51.5

Male

52.5

Female

45.0

Asian


Both sexes

36.5

Male

24.0

Female

49.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

27.3

Male

30.0

Female

23.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

14.0

Male

12.5

Female

15.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

31.1

Male

31.3

Female

28.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

52.9

Male

49.5

Female

55.5


(updated 2010)



Races in Blue Ridge District, Virginia


  • White: 14,843
  • African American: 234
  • American Indian: 34
  • Asian: 105
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 33
  • Two or More Races: 244



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Blue Ridge District, Virginia citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Blue Ridge District, Virginia

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 55   (1.11%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 26   (0.52%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 190   (3.83%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 304   (6.13%)
  • 9th Grade: 262   (5.28%)
  • 10th Grade: 168   (3.39%)
  • 11th Grade: 194   (3.91%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 155   (3.12%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 1,839   (37.05%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 400   (8.06%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 610   (12.29%)
  • Associate Degree: 251   (5.06%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 404   (8.14%)
  • Master's Degree: 63   (1.27%)
  • Professional School Degree: 20   (0.4%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 22   (0.44%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 7   (0.14%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 8   (0.16%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 99   (1.96%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 289   (5.72%)
  • 9th Grade: 210   (4.16%)
  • 10th Grade: 199   (3.94%)
  • 11th Grade: 106   (2.1%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 140   (2.77%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 1,929   (38.19%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 517   (10.24%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 699   (13.84%)
  • Associate Degree: 304   (6.02%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 389   (7.7%)
  • Master's Degree: 126   (2.49%)
  • Professional School Degree: 29   (0.57%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Blue Ridge District, Virginia

  • Colonial Elem.


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 2941 Webster Rd, Blue Ridge, VA 24064, Phone: (540) 977-6773, Students: 475 )



Museums Near Blue Ridge District, Virginia


  • Fanning County Heritage


    Po Box 2062, Blue Ridge, GA 30513

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Blue Ridge District, Virginia affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Blue Ridge District, Virginia.

Area Features of Blue Ridge District, Virginia


Airport


(1) Bufords Airport Historical  

Building


(1) Blue Ridge Volunteer Fire Department And Rescue Squad   (2) Carvin House   (3) Shady Grove Volunteer Fire Department  

Cemetery


(1) Blue Ridge Cemetery   (2) Giles Cemetery   (3) Gray Cemetery   (4) Lawhorn Cemetery  

Census


(1) Blue Ridge Census Designated Place  

Church


(1) Bore Auger Church   (2) Colonial Church   (3) Glade Creek Church   (4) Glade Creek Lutheran Church   (5) Jeters Chapel   (6) Mount View Church   (7) Shady Grove Church   (8) Stevens Chapel  

Civil


(1) Blue Ridge District  

Dam


(1) Beaverdam Creek Dam  

Locale


(1) Quarry Overlook  

Mine


(1) Blue Ridge Quarry  

Populated Place


(1) Blue Ridge   (2) Shady Grove   (3) Villamont   (4) Webster  

Reservoir


(1) Beaverdam Reservoir  

School


(1) Colonial Elementary School  

Stream


(1) Glove Creek   (2) Thompson Creek  

Summit


(1) Foster Knob   (2) Greens Knob   (3) Porter Mountain   (4) Tyler Knob   (5) Wiggington Knob   (6) Wildcat Knob  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Blue Ridge District, Virginia

24064 (pop. 4,760)


Cities Nearby Blue Ridge District, Virginia

Blue Ridge Cdp, VA  (pop. 3,035) 5.5 Miles
Laymantown Cdp, VA  (pop. 2,794) 6.6 Miles
Valley District, VA  (pop. 6,518) 8.5 Miles
Vinton District, VA  (pop. 17,269) 8.7 Miles
Vinton Town, VA  (pop. 7,773) 8.9 Miles
Cloverdale Cdp, VA  (pop. 3,436) 9.4 Miles
Troutville Town, VA  (pop. 522) 10.0 Miles
Hollins District, VA  (pop. 18,829) 10.8 Miles
Hollins Cdp, VA  (pop. 14,682) 11.7 Miles
Daleville Cdp, VA  (pop. 1,291) 11.9 Miles



Area Code(s) in Blue Ridge District, Virginia

540



Elevation in Blue Ridge District, Virginia is 1,030.0 ft. (314.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Blue Ridge District, Virginia

Lat: 37.318587 N        Long: -79.741706 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Blue Ridge District, Virginia need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Virginia

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.25 6.06 4.27 5.31 0.00 6.03
  Total Electric Industry 7.25 6.06 4.27 5.31 0.00 6.03
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.34 6.05 4.23 5.35 0.00 6.09
  Total Electric Industry 7.34 6.05 4.23 5.35 0.00 6.09
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.63 6.23 4.28 5.57 0.00 6.28
  Total Electric Industry 7.63 6.23 4.28 5.57 0.00 6.28
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.57 6.14 4.19 5.56 0.00 6.23
  Total Electric Industry 7.57 6.14 4.19 5.56 0.00 6.23
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.75 5.84 4.16 5.63 0.00 6.20
  Total Electric Industry 7.75 5.84 4.16 5.63 0.00 6.20
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.84 6.07 4.16 5.21 0.00 6.26
  Total Electric Industry 7.84 6.07 4.16 5.21 0.00 6.26
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.60 5.91 3.99 5.26 0.00 6.09
  Total Electric Industry 7.60 5.91 3.99 5.26 0.00 6.09
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.75 5.97 4.00 5.14 0.00 6.14
  Total Electric Industry 7.75 5.97 4.00 5.14 0.00 6.14
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.51 5.61 3.82 4.98 0.00 5.88
  Total Electric Industry 7.51 5.61 3.82 4.98 0.00 5.88
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.48 5.55 3.84 5.00 0.00 5.86
  Total Electric Industry 7.48 5.55 3.84 5.00 0.00 5.86
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.52 5.65 3.90 5.05 0.00 5.94
  Total Electric Industry 7.52 5.65 3.90 5.05 0.00 5.94
2001              
  Delivery-Only Service 2.88 1.72 0.45 1.12 0.00 2.22
  Energy-Only Providers 4.59 4.42 4.52 4.52 0.00 4.53
  Full-Service Providers 7.79 5.85 4.16 5.16 0.00 6.18
  Total Electric Industry 7.79 5.85 4.16 5.16 0.00 6.18
2002              
  Delivery-Only Service 4.22 2.42 1.09 1.22 0.00 2.86
  Energy-Only Providers 4.50 4.33 4.46 4.46 0.00 4.45
  Full-Service Providers 7.79 5.87 4.13 5.14 0.00 6.22
  Total Electric Industry 7.79 5.87 4.13 5.14 0.00 6.23
2003              
  Delivery-Only Service 4.35 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 4.35
  Energy-Only Providers 5.50 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 5.50
  Full-Service Providers 7.76 5.74 4.23 0.00 5.46 6.27
  Total Electric Industry 7.76 5.74 4.23 0.00 5.46 6.27
2004              
  Delivery-Only Service 4.32 8.63 0.00 0.00 0.00 4.35
  Energy-Only Providers 6.44 6.47 0.00 0.00 0.00 6.44
  Full-Service Providers 7.99 5.88 4.27 0.00 6.25 6.43
  Total Electric Industry 7.99 5.88 4.27 0.00 6.25 6.43
2005              
  Delivery-Only Service 2.48 4.08 0.00 0.00 0.00 2.49
  Energy-Only Providers 7.55 7.48 0.00 0.00 0.00 7.55
  Full-Service Providers 8.16 6.05 4.46 0.00 6.81 6.64
  Total Electric Industry 8.16 6.05 4.46 0.00 6.81 6.64
2006              
  Delivery-Only Service 2.52 0.64 0.00 0.00 0.00 1.37
  Energy-Only Providers 9.60 9.81 0.00 0.00 0.00 9.73
  Full-Service Providers 8.49 6.21 4.69 0.00 6.81 6.86
  Total Electric Industry 8.49 6.21 4.69 0.00 6.81 6.86

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Blue Ridge District, Virginia

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 205   (2.9%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 260   (3.7%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 375   (5.3%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 1,031   (14.5%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 935   (13.1%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 1,214   (17.1%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 971   (13.7%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 570   (8.0%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 235   (3.3%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 208   (2.9%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 90   (1.3%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 63   (0.9%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 412   (5.8%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 542   (7.6%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Blue Ridge District, Virginia)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 6,457

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 711

In 3-person carpool : 64

In 4-person carpool : 16

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 12

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 20

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 83

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 79

Other means : 49

Worked at home : 153


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Blue Ridge District, Virginia)

Less than 5 minutes : 126

5 to 9 minutes : 198

10 to 14 minutes : 191

15 to 19 minutes : 670

20 to 24 minutes : 1,285

25 to 29 minutes : 643

30 to 34 minutes : 1,791

35 to 39 minutes : 482

40 to 44 minutes : 726

45 to 59 minutes : 853

60 to 89 minutes : 339

90 or more minutes : 187


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Blue Ridge District, Virginia)

With Social Security income : 1,849

No Social Security income : 4,335


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Blue Ridge District, Virginia)

With retirement income : 1,225

No retirement income : 4,959


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Blue Ridge District, Virginia)

Less than $10,000 : 95

$10,000 to $14,999 : 104

$15,000 to $19,999 : 239

$20,000 to $24,999 : 224

$25,000 to $29,999 : 276

$30,000 to $34,999 : 348

$35,000 to $39,999 : 215

$40,000 to $44,999 : 247

$45,000 to $49,999 : 233

$50,000 to $59,999 : 307

$60,000 to $74,999 : 825

$75,000 to $99,999 : 964

$100,000 to $124,999 : 287

$125,000 to $149,999 : 138

$150,000 to $199,999 : 105

$200,000 or more : 76


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Blue Ridge District, Virginia)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $60,584


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Blue Ridge District, Virginia

  • WXCF (1230 AM; 1.0 kW; Iron Gate, VA; Owner: Wvjt, Llc)
  • WGMN (1240 AM; 1.0 kW; Roanoke, VA; Owner: 3 Daughters Media, Inc.)
  • WOWZ (1290 AM; 10.0 kW; Roanoke, VA; Owner: Perception Media, Inc.)
  • WKEY (1340 AM; 1.0 kW; Alleghany, VA; Owner: Wvjt, Llc)
  • WBLT (1350 AM; 5.0 kW; Bedford, VA; Owner: 3 Daughters Media, Inc.)
  • WRIS (1410 AM; 5.0 kW; Roanoke, VA; Owner: Wris Inc.)
  • WTOY (1480 AM; 5.0 kW; Roanoke, VA; Owner: Ward Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WKBA (1550 AM; 10.0 kW; Roanoke, VA; Owner: Tinker Creek Broadcasters, Inc.)
  • WYTI (1570 AM; 2.5 kW; Rocky Mount, VA; Owner: Wyti, Inc.)
  • WVBE (610 AM; 5.0 kW; Roanoke, VA; Owner: Mel Wheeler, Inc.)
  • WWWR (910 AM; 1.0 kW; Roanoke, VA; Owner: Perception Media Group, Inc.)
  • WFIR (960 AM; 5.0 kW; Roanoke, VA; Owner: Mel Wheeler, Inc.)
  • WFIR (960 AM; 4.8 kW; Roanoke, VA; Owner: Mel Wheeler, Inc.)

FM Radio Stations Near Blue Ridge District, Virginia

  • WIQO-FM (100.9 FM; Low Moor, VA; Owner: Wvjt, Llc)
  • WZZI (101.5 FM; Cloverdale, VA; Owner: Centennial Licensing, Llc)
  • 971022MC (102.5 FM; Elliston, VA; Owner: George S. Flinn, Jr.)
  • 971023ME (102.5 FM; Elliston, VA; Owner: Grace Communications L.c.)
  • WXCF-FM (103.9 FM; Low Moor, VA; Owner: Wvjt, Llc)
  • WJJS (104.9 FM; Cloverdale, VA; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • WZBL (106.1 FM; Roanoke, VA; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • NEW (90.9 FM; Alleghany, VA; Owner: Ron Elmore Ministries Inc)
  • WPAR (91.3 FM; Cloverdale, VA; Owner: Positive Alternative Radio, Inc.)
  • WSNV (93.5 FM; Roanoke, VA; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • WROV-FM (96.3 FM; Boones Mill, VA; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • WRON-FM (97.7 FM; Elliston, VA; Owner: Wvjt, Llc)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Blue Ridge District, Virginia

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 571  (14.2%)
  • Service Occupations: 325  (8.1%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 751  (18.7%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 47  (1.2%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 1,148  (28.6%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 844  (24.7%)
  • Service Occupations: 569  (16.6%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 1,491  (43.6%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 15  (0.4%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 48  (1.4%)


(updated 2010)





There are 43 Farms In Blue Ridge District, Virginia


(updated 2008)



Banks In Blue Ridge District, Virginia

The Bank Of Fincastle - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $210.8k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 8

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Blue Ridge District, Virginia

  • Roanoke Regional/Woodrum Field


    (about 12.9 miles in Roanoke, Virginia; Airport Code: ROA)

  • Lynchburg Regional/Preston Glenn Field


    (about 29.7 miles in Lynchburg, Virginia; Airport Code: LYH)

  • Virginia Tech/Montgomery Executive


    (about 37.4 miles in Blacksburg, Virginia; Airport Code: BCB)

  • Ingalls Field


    (about 44.0 miles in Hot Springs, Virginia; Airport Code: HSP)

  • Blue Ridge


    (about 50.0 miles in Spencer, Virginia; Airport Code: QCX)

  • Greenbrier Valley


    (about 51.9 miles in Lewisburg, West Virginia; Airport Code: LWB)

  • New River Valley


    (about 53.0 miles in Fairlawn, Virginia; Airport Code: PSK)

  • Danville Regional


    (about 56.2 miles in Ringgold, Virginia; Airport Code: DAN)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Blue Ridge District, Virginia

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

83.00%

Carpooled

12.63%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.0%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.22%

Railroad

0.11%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.16%

Bicycle

0.0%

Walked

0.41%

Other Means

0.44%

Worked At Home

3.04%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Blue Ridge District, Virginia, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Blue Ridge District, Virginia)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 3,965

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 184

Female householder, no husband present : 534

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 1,279

Householder not living alone : 222


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Blue Ridge District, Virginia)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 5

Male householder and female partner : 111

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 171

All other households : 5,897


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Blue Ridge District, Virginia)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 3,695

Renter-occupied housing units : 270

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 135

Renter-occupied housing units : 49

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 327

Renter-occupied housing units : 207

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,214

Renter-occupied housing units : 287


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Blue Ridge District, Virginia)

Less than $10,000 : 227

$10,000 to $14,999 : 239

$15,000 to $19,999 : 349

$20,000 to $24,999 : 324

$25,000 to $29,999 : 393

$30,000 to $34,999 : 498

$35,000 to $39,999 : 364

$40,000 to $44,999 : 384

$45,000 to $49,999 : 308

$50,000 to $59,999 : 393

$60,000 to $74,999 : 1,023

$75,000 to $99,999 : 1,030

$100,000 to $124,999 : 299

$125,000 to $149,999 : 121

$150,000 to $199,999 : 140

$200,000 or more : 92


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Blue Ridge District, Virginia)

Total : 6,784


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Blue Ridge District, Virginia)

Occupied : 6,184

Vacant : 600


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Blue Ridge District, Virginia)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Blue Ridge District, Virginia)

Built 2005 or later : 115

Built 2000 to 2004 : 500

Built 1990 to 1999 : 1,587

Built 1980 to 1989 : 1,694

Built 1970 to 1979 : 1,248

Built 1960 to 1969 : 458

Built 1950 to 1959 : 374

Built 1940 to 1949 : 361

Built 1939 or earlier : 447


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Blue Ridge District, Virginia)

Utility gas : 82

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 419

Electricity : 4,468

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 775

Coal or coke : 9

Wood : 394

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 37

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Blue Ridge District, Virginia)

Less than $10,000 : 187

$10,000 to $14,999 : 100

$15,000 to $19,999 : 28

$20,000 to $24,999 : 107

$25,000 to $29,999 : 9

$30,000 to $34,999 : 21

$35,000 to $39,999 : 10

$40,000 to $49,999 : 142

$50,000 to $59,999 : 168

$60,000 to $69,999 : 145

$70,000 to $79,999 : 111

$80,000 to $89,999 : 209

$90,000 to $99,999 : 256

$100,000 to $124,999 : 746

$125,000 to $149,999 : 756

$150,000 to $174,999 : 466

$175,000 to $199,999 : 492

$200,000 to $249,999 : 522

$250,000 to $299,999 : 243

$300,000 to $399,999 : 264

$400,000 to $499,999 : 122

$500,000 to $749,999 : 209

$750,000 to $999,999 : 20

$1,000,000 or more : 38


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Blue Ridge District, Virginia)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 282

Home equity loan only : 726

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 29

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 2,516

Housing units without a mortgage : 1,818


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Blue Ridge District, Virginia)

Built 2005 or later : $193,400

Built 2000 to 2004 : $194,900

Built 1990 to 1999 : $131,100

Built 1980 to 1989 : $132,900

Built 1970 to 1979 : $139,000

Built 1960 to 1969 : $146,900

Built 1950 to 1959 : $126,800

Built 1940 to 1949 : $128,100

Built 1939 or earlier : $129,200


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Blue Ridge District, Virginia: 60.4%

Percentage of Family Households in Virginia: 67.0%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Blue Ridge District, Virginia

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 15.27%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 78.82%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 5.91%


(updated 2010)









Median Household Income In 2000 (Blue Ridge District, VA): $39,137
Median Household Income In 2000 (Virginia): $46,677


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Blue Ridge District): $95,600
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Virginia): $118,800


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Blue Ridge District): $417
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Virginia): $650


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Blue Ridge District, Virginia

Utility Gas: 0.5%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 8.8%
Electricity: 62.2%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 20.1%
Coal Or Coke: 0.3%
Wood: 7.5%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.5%
No Fuel Used: 0.1%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Blue Ridge District, Virginia are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Blue Ridge District, Virginia

Gentiva Health Services


     Address: 5306 Peters Creek Road, Suite D, Roanoke, Virginia 24019
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 5/4/1989

Medi Home Health And Hospice


     Address: 5369 Peters Creek Road, Roanoke, Virginia 24019
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 10/29/1993

Carilion Homecare Srv Roanoke


     Address: 1917 Franklin Road Suite C, Roanoke, Virginia 24014
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 10/23/1981

Interim Hlthcare-collinsville


     Address: 2747 Penn Forest Boulevard Sw, Roanoke, Virginia 24018
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 9/20/2001

Heartland Home Health Care


     Address: 2800 Electric Road Sw Suite 105c, Roanoke, Virginia 24018
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 6/1/1998

Hospitals Close To Blue Ridge District, Virginia

Carilion Medical Center


     Address: 1906 Belleview Avenue, Roanoke, Virginia 24033
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Lewis-gale Medical Center


     Address: 1900 Electric Road, Salem, Virginia 24153
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Bedford Memorial Hospital


     Address: 1613 Oakwood Street Box 688, Bedford, Virginia 24523
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Catawba Hospital


     Address: Po Box 200, Catawba, Virginia 24070
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - State

Carilion Franklin Memorial Hospital


     Address: 124 Floyd Avenue, Rocky Mount, Virginia 24151
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Nursing Homes Close To Blue Ridge District, Virginia

Carrington Place At Botetourt Commons


     Address: 290 Commons Parkway, Daleville, Virginia 24083
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 82
     Percent Occupied: 91%

Berkshire Health & Rehabilitation Center


     Address: 705 Clearview Drive, Vinton, Virginia 24179
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 167
     Percent Occupied: 93%

Avante At Roanoke


     Address: 324 King George Ave Sw, Roanoke, Virginia 24016
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 120
     Percent Occupied: 92%

Raleigh Court Hlth Care Cntr


     Address: 1527 Grandin Road Southwest, Roanoke, Virginia 24015
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 118
     Percent Occupied: 98%

Virginia Veterans Care Center


     Address: 4550 Shenandoah Ave N W, Roanoke, Virginia 24017
     Ownership: Government - State
     Number of Residents: 169
     Percent Occupied: 94%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Blue Ridge District, Virginia

Name: North Anna
Address: PO Box 402; Mineral, VA 23117-0402
Distance: 112 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Blue Ridge District, Virginia

    Retired Workers: 550
    Disabled Workers: 150
    Widowers Workers: 75
    Spouses Workers: 40
    Children Workers: 50


(updated 2007)



Bedford City, Virginia Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 28.98%
  • Bush & Cheney 69.82%
  • Other 1.20%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Blue Ridge District, Virginia citizens.

Relocation to Bedford County, VA

8.69 % of Bedford County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $55,366

Virginia Average 11.06 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Bedford County, VA (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Lynchburg , VA 1.38 % ($59,065 AGI )
  • Roanoke , VA 0.88 % ($31,055 AGI )
  • Campbell County , VA 0.76 % ($41,317 AGI )

Relocation away from Bedford County, VA

7.01 % of Bedford County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $39,310

Virginia Average 10.78 %

0.05 % residents relocated to other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $28,727

Virginia Average 0.23 %

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Bedford County, VA (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Lynchburg , VA 1.29 % ($43,389 AGI )
  • Roanoke , VA 0.87 % ($25,799 AGI )
  • Campbell County , VA 0.61 % ($36,858 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Virginia

Low Bracket: $3,000 (2.00%)
High Bracket: $17,000 (5.75%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Virginia

5.00%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Blue Ridge District, Virginia is based on over 50 years of data.

























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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Blue Ridge District, Virginia directly or research local government web sites.



Number of Sex Offenders In Virginia

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
13,211 12,152 15,000 4,618 17,110 16,891 18,728 19,137 20,081 20,902


(updated 2014)



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