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Blacksburg has the 681st largest population in the United States. The population grew by 3.8% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Unemployment in the Blacksburg area is 4%, which is lower than the national average, and is getting better. Blacksburg has the 247th largest local economy in the US, and a high cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Blacksburg is below average at $42,850, and the median cost of a home in Blacksburg is $266,900, which is above the national average. 69% of workers in Blacksburg hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 96% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Blacksburg. 84% of Blacksburg workers drive to work alone, 0% take public transit, 10% carpool, and 5% walk. People in Blacksburg spend an average of 13 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.