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Blackstone, VA (Virginia) Houses and Residents

Blackstone,VA index of house prices

Total population: 3,553 (Urban population: 3,163 (all inside urban clusters), Rural population: 455 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 1,569 (1,425 occupied: 530 owner occupied, 947 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

64%
State:

34%

Housing density: 347 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2013: $124,402.

Median contract rent in 2013: $316 (lower quartile is $219, upper quartile is $406)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2013: $503


Median gross rent in Blackstone, VA in 2013: $427

Housing units in Blackstone with a mortgage: 463 (58 second mortgage, 53 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 317

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $55,509

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $26,379

Median monthly housing costs: $784


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Blackstone, Virginia Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $108,106 (it was $59,300 in 2000)
Blackstone:

$108,106
Virginia:

$239,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $72,133 - $159,805
Median year house/condo built: 1958

Median year apartment built: 1970

Household type by relationship:

Households: 3,383
  • In family households: 2,779 (578 male householders, 314 female householders)
    597 spouses, 1,057 children (914 natural, 86 adopted, 57 stepchildren), 76 grandchildren, 48 brothers or sisters, 16 parents, 43 other relatives, 50 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 604 (177 male householders (163 living alone)), 335 female householders (314 living alone)), 92 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 235 (202 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 433 2-persons, 226 3-persons, 140 4-persons, 63 5-persons, 8 6-persons, 22 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 477 1-person, 21 2-persons, 11 3-persons, 1 5-persons, 2 7-or-more-persons.

428 married couples with children.
303 single-parent households (54 men, 249 women).

96.3% of residents of Blackstone speak English at home.
2.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (52% speak English very well, 3% speak English well, 5% speak English not well, 40% don't speak English at all).
1.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (22% speak English very well, 78% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 58 (1.6%)
(12.1% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.0
State:

6.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.7
State:

4.3

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Blackstone, Virginia:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 101 bedroom
  • 2482 bedrooms
  • 4303 bedrooms
  • 1654 bedrooms
  • 385+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Blackstone, Virginia:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 1061 bedroom
  • 2392 bedrooms
  • 1553 bedrooms
  • 214 bedrooms
  • 135+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Blackstone in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 54no vehicle
  • 2781 vehicle
  • 3772 vehicles
  • 1383 vehicles
  • 344 vehicles
  • 105+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in Blackstone in renter-occupied apartments

  • 157no vehicle
  • 2541 vehicle
  • 862 vehicles
  • 373 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Blackstone, Virginia:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 193 rooms
  • 724 rooms
  • 2555 rooms
  • 1816 rooms
  • 1237 rooms
  • 758 rooms
  • 1669+ rooms

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Blackstone, Virginia:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 983 rooms
  • 1444 rooms
  • 1595 rooms
  • 586 rooms
  • 617 rooms
  • 88 rooms
  • 69+ rooms

Year house built

Median 2013 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Blackstone, VA household income distribution

  • Blackstone, VA household income distribution
  • 277Less than $10,000
  • 117$10,000 to $14,999
  • 135$15,000 to $19,999
  • 131$20,000 to $24,999
  • 116$25,000 to $29,999
  • 39$30,000 to $34,999
  • 28$35,000 to $39,999
  • 70$40,000 to $44,999
  • 128$45,000 to $49,999
  • 125$50,000 to $59,999
  • 104$60,000 to $74,999
  • 52$75,000 to $99,999
  • 33$100,000 to $124,999
  • 8$125,000 to $149,999
  • 28$150,000 to $199,999
  • 13$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2013 in Blackstone, VA

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2013 in Blackstone, VA
  • 10$10,000 to $14,999
  • 18$15,000 to $19,999
  • 13$25,000 to $29,999
  • 43$50,000 to $59,999
  • 31$60,000 to $69,999
  • 15$70,000 to $79,999
  • 40$80,000 to $89,999
  • 30$90,000 to $99,999
  • 143$100,000 to $124,999
  • 27$125,000 to $149,999
  • 67$150,000 to $174,999
  • 29$175,000 to $199,999
  • 16$200,000 to $249,999
  • 8$250,000 to $299,999
  • 33$300,000 to $399,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2013 in Blackstone, VA

  • Rent paid by renters in 2013 in Blackstone, VA
  • 16Less than $100
  • 61$100 to $149
  • 70$200 to $249
  • 106$300 to $349
  • 14$350 to $399
  • 67$400 to $449
  • 111$450 to $499
  • 36$500 to $549
  • 26$600 to $649
  • 120$650 to $699
  • 58$700 to $749
  • 95$800 to $899
  • 80$1,000 to $1,249
  • 42No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 471995 to March 2000
  • 01990 to 1994
  • 41985 to 1989
  • 01980 to 1984
  • 01975 to 1979
  • 01970 to 1974
  • 01965 to 1969
  • 7Before 1965
Blackstone commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 125
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 284
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 256
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 117
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 105
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 27
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 93
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 24
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 9
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 115
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 121
  • 90 or more minutes: 49
Blackstone, VA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 69.5%
Number of people working at home: 38 (2.8% of all workers)

Blackstone mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 1,047 (77%)
  • Carpooled: 231 (17%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 10 (1%)
  • Walked: 37 (3%)
  • Worked at home: 38 (3%)

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 1,450
 United States or American: 484
 English: 196
 Irish: 81
 European: 69
 German: 58
 French (except Basque): 25
 Scottish: 22
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 22
 Haitian: 22
 Hungarian: 18
 Italian: 14
 Scotch-Irish: 14
 Polish: 6
 Subsaharan African:: 6
 African: 6

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 78%Mexico
  • 12%Germany
  • 10%Canada

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 2,781
  • Northeast: 303
  • Midwest: 89
  • South: 268
  • West: 64

66% of Blackstone residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 51% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 60% lived in Virginia.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 26
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 30
  • 7th and 8th grade: 77
  • 9th grade: 42
  • 10th grade: 49
  • 11th grade: 44
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 32
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 326
  • Less than 1 year of college: 43
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 155
  • Associate degree: 30
  • Bachelor's degree: 82
  • Master's degree: 31
  • Professional school degree: 22
  • Doctorate degree: 18

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 22
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 23
  • 5th and 6th grade: 70
  • 7th and 8th grade: 100
  • 9th grade: 84
  • 10th grade: 119
  • 11th grade: 63
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 7
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 452
  • Less than 1 year of college: 114
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 165
  • Associate degree: 77
  • Bachelor's degree: 124
  • Master's degree: 17
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 22

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 6.8%Males
  • 6.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 10.5%Males
  • 9.9%Females
Blackstone marital status for males
Blackstone marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,229
  • One, attached: 20
  • Two: 58
  • 3 or 4: 61
  • 5 to 9: 48
  • 10 to 19: 44
  • 20 to 49: 8
  • Mobile homes: 90
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 11

Median worth of mobile homes: $24,459

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0%

House/condo owner moved in on average 14 years ago

Renter moved in on average 5 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Blackstone:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 54.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 22.0%Electricity
  • 20.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.4%Utility gas
  • 1.0%Wood

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 46.8%Electricity
  • 31.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 9.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.9%Utility gas
  • 5.6%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 26
Here:

6.8%
Virginia:

9.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 21
Here:

7.6%
Virginia:

8.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 0
Here:

0.0%
Virginia:

20.6%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)