Christiansburg, VA Profile: Facts & Data


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Christiansburg, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Town of Christiansburg had a population of 22,198 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Christiansburg is located at latitude 37.1411 and longitude -80.4014 in Montgomery County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Christiansburg (see map below) encompass a land area of 14.12 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Montgomery County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 2,093 feet.

The Town of Christiansburg (GNIS ID: 2390793) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Christiansburg: Bangs, Cambria, Christiansburgh, Hans Meadow.

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Christiansburg, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 22,198
Population in Households 21,907
Population in Familes 17,226
Population in Group Qrtrs 291
Population Density2 1,572
Diversity Index3 25


Median Household Income $54,244
Average Household Income $66,924
Per Capita Income $28,343


Total Housing Units 10,063 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,657 (56.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,682 (36.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 723 ( 7.2%)
Median Home Value $186,449
Average Home Value $220,152


Total Households 9,340
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 5,910
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.68% 0.69%
Households 0.65% 0.7%
Families 0.66% 0.58%
Median Household Income   2.3%
Per Capita Income   3.21%

Christiansburg, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Christiansburg to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 53 91st
Population Density # 174 71st
Diversity Index # 440 26th
Median Household Income # 260 56th
Per Capita Income # 279 53rd

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