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Population (year 2000): 16,947. Estimated population in July 2005: 17,926 (+5.8% change)
Males: 8,151 (48.1%), Females: 8,796 (51.9%)

Montgomery County

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Median resident age: 35.2 years
Median household income: $40,851 (year 2000)
Median house value: $101,600 (year 2000)

Christiansburg, VA residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Christiansburg:

  • White Non-Hispanic (92.6%)
  • Black (4.8%)
  • Hispanic (1.0%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (16.3%), German (14.0%), English (13.9%), Irish (10.6%), Scotch-Irish (3.5%), Scottish (2.4%).

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Elevation: 2100 feet

Land area: 13.9 square miles

Christiansburg,

For population 25 years and over in Christiansburg

  • High school or higher: 81.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.1%
  • Unemployed: 2.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Christiansburg town

  • Never married: 20.8%
  • Now married: 59.2%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 9.9%

1.5% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +1,499 (+9.7%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: VA Roanoke, (32.4 miles pop. 94,911).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: NC Greensboro, (83.8 miles pop. 223,891).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (412.1 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: VA (3.7 miles Merrimac, VA Blacksburg, (6.2 miles VA Shawsville, (11.2 miles VA Radford, (11.2 miles VA (11.2 miles Fairlawn, VA (14.2 miles Elliston-Lafayette, VA Floyd, (17.0 miles VA (19.2 miles Dublin,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 155 buildings, average cost: $57,800
  • 1997: 150 buildings, average cost: $65,300
  • 1998: 184 buildings, average cost: $65,000
  • 1999: 113 buildings, average cost: $74,600
  • 2000: 99 buildings, average cost: $73,000
  • 2001: 146 buildings, average cost: $70,400
  • 2002: 185 buildings, average cost: $76,600
  • 2003: 134 buildings, average cost: $77,500
  • 2004: 324 buildings, average cost: $90,500
  • 2005: 27 buildings, average cost: $128,200

Latitude: 37.14 N, Longitude: 80.41 W

Area code: 540


Christiansburg, Virginia business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (28.8%), Manufacturing (20.0%), Retail trade (13.1%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,307 (+13.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,422 (38.2%)


 

Crime in Christiansburg by Year

Type 1999 2001 2004
Murders 0 0 2
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 11.8
Rapes 10 1 7
    per 100,000 59.0 5.9 41.3
Robberies 1 2 5
    per 100,000 5.9 11.8 29.5
Assaults 17 18 13
    per 100,000 100.3 106.2 76.7
Burglaries 72 68 106
    per 100,000 424.9 401.3 625.5
Thefts 622 344 529
    per 100,000 3670.3 2029.9 3121.5
Auto thefts 19 20 23
    per 100,000 112.1 118.0 135.7
231.0 145.9 232.0


Average climate in Christiansburg, Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Christiansburg,

Christiansburg-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Virginia state average. It is 64% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/4/1974, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 28.2 miles away from the Christiansburg city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/17/1953, a category 2 tornado 28.3 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.


Main business address for: FNB CORP \VA\ (NATIONAL COMMERCIAL BANKS).


Hospitals/medical centers near Christiansburg:
  • MONTGOMERY REGIONAL HOSPITAL (about 7 miles; BLACKSBURG, VA)
  • CARILION RADFORD COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 12 miles; RADFORD, VA)
  • CARILION ST ALBANS PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITA (about 12 miles; RADFORD, VA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Christiansburg:
  • ROANOKE REGIONAL/WOODRUM FIELD (about 33 miles; ROANOKE, VA; ID: ROA)
  • GREENBRIER VALLEY (about 49 miles; LEWISBURG, WV; ID: LWB)
  • RALEIGH COUNTY MEMORIAL (about 66 miles; BECKLEY, WV; ID: BKW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Christiansburg:
  • VIRGINIA TECH (about 5 miles; BLACKSBURG, VA; ID: BCB)
  • NEW RIVER VALLEY (about 18 miles; DUBLIN, VA; ID: PSK)
  • TWIN COUNTY (about 40 miles; GALAX HILLSVILLE, VA; ID: HLX)


Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Solid Waste Management 10 $15,050 $18,060 0 $0
Financial Administration 9 $22,012 $29,349 0 $0
Firefighters 1 $4,388 $52,656 0 $0
Health 1 $3,606 $43,272 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 6 $13,650 $27,300 2 $1,338
Police Protection - Officers 40 $126,668 $38,000 0 $0
Sewerage 28 $63,316 $27,135 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 10 $28,484 $34,180 14 $9,522
Water Supply 6 $18,010 $36,020 0 $0
Police - Other 12 $30,870 $30,870 0 $0
Streets and Highways 56 $127,206 $27,258 0 $0
Other Government Administration 8 $27,340 $41,010 0 $0
Totals for Government 187 $480,600 $30,840 16 $10,860


College/University in Christiansburg:
  • LIFE BIBLE COLLEGE-EAST (Location: 900 LIFE DR; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.life-east.edu)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Christiansburg:
  • VIRGINIA POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE AND STATE UNIV (about 5 miles; BLACKSBURG, VA; Full-time enrollment: 25,754)
  • RADFORD UNIVERSITY (about 10 miles; RADFORD, VA; FT enrollment: 8,034)
  • NEW RIVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 19 miles; DUBLIN, VA; FT enrollment: 2,262)
  • NATIONAL BUSINESS COLLEGE (about 25 miles; SALEM, VA; FT enrollment: 2,382)
  • VIRGINIA WESTERN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 31 miles; ROANOKE, VA; FT enrollment: 3,535)
  • CONCORD COLLEGE (about 47 miles; ATHENS, WV; FT enrollment: 2,723)
  • BLUEFIELD STATE COLLEGE (about 57 miles; BLUEFIELD, WV; FT enrollment: 2,096)
Public high school in Christiansburg:
  • CHRISTIANSBURG HIGH (Students: 980; Location: 100 INDEPENDENCE BLVD; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Christiansburg:
  • CHRISTIANSBURG MIDDLE (Students: 767; Location: 1205 BUFFALO DRIVE, NW; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • FALLING BRANCH ELEM. (Students: 551; Location: 735 FALLING BRANCH RD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • CHRISTIANSBURG PRIMARY (Students: 457; Location: 240 BETTY DRIVE; Grades: PK - 02)
  • CHRISTIANSBURG ELEM. (Students: 419; Location: WADES LANE AND BETTY DRIVE; Grades: 03 - 05)
  • NEW RIVER VALLEY JUVENILE DETENTION HOME (Location: 650 WADES LANES; Grades: KG - 12)
  • ALTERN ED PRGM/BEHAV DISORD YOUTH/MONTGOMERY (Location: C/O MONTGOMERY CO PUBLIC SCHLS; Grades: 06 - 12)
  • NEW RIVER VALLEY JUV. DETENTION CENTER (Location: 650 WADES LN.; Grades: 00 - 00)
  • INDEPENDENCE SECONDARY (Location: 1180 N FRANKLIN ST; Grades: 00 - 00)
Private primary/middle school in Christiansburg:
  • COMMUNITY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 42; Location: P.O. BOX 2381; Grades: 1 - 8)
Library in Christiansburg:
  • MONTGOMERY-FLOYD REGIONAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,149,072; Location: 125 SHELTMAN STREET; 153,857 books; 5,765 audio materials; 1,935 video materials; 399 serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:
  • LIFE Bible College East is no longer in Christiansburg. The LIFE Bible College consolidated into one campus in California

Notable locations in Christiansburg: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Horticultural Research Area (A), Christiansburg City Hall (B), Montgomery-Floyd Regional Library (C), Montgomery County Jail (D), Montgomery County Courthouse (E).

Shopping Centers: New River Valley Mall Shopping Center (1), Northgate Village Shopping Center (2), Hills Shopping Center (3), Old Hecks Shopping Center (4), The Marketplace Shopping Center (5).

Churches in Christiansburg include: Church of God in Christ (A), Alleghany Church (B), Garber Chapel (C), Asbury Methodist Church (D), Saint Johns Methodist Church (E), Saint Pauls United Methodist Church (F), Saint Peters Anglican Catholic Church (G), Saint Thomas Episcopal Church (H).

Cemeteries: Flag Cemetery (1), Sunset Cemetery (2), Shaffer Memorial Cemetery (3), Roselawn Memorial Cemetery (4), Charlton Cemetery (5).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Town Branch (A), Walnut Branch (B).

Parks in Christiansburg include: Cambria Historic District (1), East Main Street Historic District (2), South Franklin Street Historic District (3), Christiansburg Recreation Center (4).

Post office: (A).  


Christiansburg compared to Virginia state average:
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Christiansburg:
  • WFNR (710 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BLACKSBURG, VA; Owner: PERCEPTION MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WKNV (890 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FAIRLAWN, VA; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WWVT (1260 AM; daytime; 3 kW; CHRISTIANSBURG, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA TECH FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WRAD (1460 AM; 5 kW; RADFORD, VA; Owner: NEW RIVER VALLEY RADIO PARTNERS, LLC)
  • WPIN (810 AM; daytime; 4 kW; DUBLIN, VA; Owner: DUBLIN RADIO)
  • WKEX (1430 AM; 1 kW; BLACKSBURG, VA; Owner: BASE COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVBE (610 AM; 5 kW; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WPAQ (740 AM; 10 kW; MOUNT AIRY, NC; Owner: RALPH D. EPPERSON)
  • WNRV (990 AM; 5 kW; NARROWS-PEARISBURG, VA; Owner: PERCEPTION MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WTOY (1480 AM; 5 kW; SALEM, VA; Owner: WARD BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKBA (1550 AM; daytime; 10 kW; VINTON, VA; Owner: TINKER CREEK BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WFIR (960 AM; 5 kW; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Christiansburg:
  • WFNR-FM (100.7 FM; CHRISTIANSBURG, VA; Owner: NEW RIVER VALLEY RADIO PARTNERS, LLC)
  • KHPR (88.1 FM; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: HAWAII PUBLIC RADIO)
  • W244AV (96.7 FM; BLACKSBURG, ETC., VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W273AA (102.5 FM; BLACKSBURG, VA; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WBRW (105.3 FM; BLACKSBURG, VA; Owner: NEW RIVER VALLEY RADIO PARTNERS, LLC)
  • WSLQ (99.1 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WXLK (92.3 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WSLC-FM (94.9 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WVTF (89.1 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA TECH FOUNDATION INC)
  • WROV-FM (96.3 FM; MARTINSVILLE, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPIN-FM (91.5 FM; DUBLIN, VA; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WPSK-FM (107.1 FM; PULASKI, VA; Owner: NEW RIVER VALLEY RADIO PARTNERS, LLC)
  • WUVT-FM (90.7 FM; BLACKSBURG, VA; Owner: VIRG. POLYTECHNIC INST. & STATE UNIV)
  • W279AC (103.7 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WBRF (98.1 FM; GALAX, VA; Owner: BLUE RIDGE RADIO, INC.)
  • WJJS-FM (106.1 FM; VINTON, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMGR-FM (104.9 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHAJ (104.5 FM; BLUEFIELD, WV; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WYYD-FM1 (107.9 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: WYYD LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPAR (91.3 FM; SALEM, VA; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Christiansburg:
  • WRKV-LP (Channel 65; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBRA-TV (Channel 15; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: BLUE RIDGE PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WSLS-TV (Channel 10; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPXR (Channel 38; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WFXR-TV (Channel 27; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: GRANT BROADCASTING SYSTEMS II, INC.)

 

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