Blue Ridge, VA Population

Population: 3,188
Males: 1,536 (48.2%), Females: 1,652 (51.8%)

Botetourt County

Zip code: 24064

Median resident age: 40.2 years
Median household income: $59,239
Median house value: $135,000

Races in Blue Ridge:

  • White Non-Hispanic (95.0%)
  • Black (2.9%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • Hispanic (0.5%)

Ancestries: United States (18.4%), Irish (15.2%), German (11.3%), English (9.4%), Dutch (5.8%), Scottish (3.2%).

Elevation: 1300 feet

Land area: 6.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Blue Ridge

  • High school or higher: 86.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 22.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.0%
  • Unemployed: 2.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 26.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Blue Ridge CDP

  • Never married: 16.3%
  • Now married: 72.6%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 4.8%

0.2% Foreign born

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Blue Ridge:

  • CARILION MEDICAL CENTER (about 13 miles; ROANOKE, VA)
  • COLUMBIA LEWIS-GALE MEDICAL CENTER (about 19 miles; SALEM, VA)
  • CARILION BEDFORD MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 21 miles; BEDFORD, VA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Blue Ridge:

  • ROANOKE REGIONAL/WOODRUM FIELD (about 12 miles; ROANOKE, VA; Abbreviation: ROA)
  • LYNCHBURG REGIONAL/PRESTON GLENN FLD (about 43 miles; LYNCHBURG, VA; Abbreviation: LYH)
  • GREENBRIER VALLEY (about 52 miles; LEWISBURG, WV; Abbreviation: LWB)
Other public-use airports nearest to Blue Ridge:

  • SMITH MOUNTAIN LAKE (about 25 miles; MONETA, VA; Abbreviation: W91)
  • NEW LONDON (about 35 miles; FOREST, VA; Abbreviation: W90)
  • INGALLS FIELD (about 40 miles; HOT SPRINGS, VA; Abbreviation: HSP)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Blue Ridge:

  • VIRGINIA WESTERN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 14 miles; ROANOKE, VA; Full-time enrollment: 3,535)
  • NATIONAL BUSINESS COLLEGE (about 19 miles; SALEM, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,382)
  • WASHINGTON AND LEE UNIVERSITY (about 38 miles; LEXINGTON, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,063)
  • VIRGINIA POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE AND STATE UNIV (about 40 miles; BLACKSBURG, VA; Full-time enrollment: 25,754)
  • LIBERTY UNIVERSITY (about 42 miles; LYNCHBURG, VA; Full-time enrollment: 5,348)
  • RADFORD UNIVERSITY (about 54 miles; RADFORD, VA; Full-time enrollment: 8,034)
  • NEW RIVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 63 miles; DUBLIN, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,262)
Public primary/middle school in Blue Ridge:

  • COLONIAL ELEM. (Students: 486; Location: 2941 WEBSTER RD; Grades: PK – 05)