Christiansburg, VA Population

Population: 16,947. Estimated population in July 2020: 17,926 (+5.8% change)
Males: 8,151 (48.1%), Females: 8,796 (51.9%)

Montgomery County

Zip codes: 24073.

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

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%).

Elevation: 2100 feet

Land area: 13.9 square miles

Population

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%).

Hospitals

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

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Christiansburg:

  • ROANOKE REGIONAL/WOODRUM FIELD (about 33 miles; ROANOKE, VA; Abbreviation: ROA)
  • GREENBRIER VALLEY (about 49 miles; LEWISBURG, WV; Abbreviation: LWB)
  • RALEIGH COUNTY MEMORIAL (about 66 miles; BECKLEY, WV; Abbreviation: BKW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Christiansburg:

  • VIRGINIA TECH (about 5 miles; BLACKSBURG, VA; Abbreviation: BCB)
  • NEW RIVER VALLEY (about 18 miles; DUBLIN, VA; Abbreviation: PSK)
  • TWIN COUNTY (about 40 miles; GALAX HILLSVILLE, VA; Abbreviation: HLX)

Colleges and Universities

College/University in Christiansburg:

  • LIFE BIBLE COLLEGE-EAST (Location: 900 LIFE DR; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.life-east.edu)

Colleges and Universities

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; Full-time enrollment: 8,034)
  • NEW RIVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 19 miles; DUBLIN, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,262)
  • NATIONAL BUSINESS COLLEGE (about 25 miles; SALEM, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,382)
  • VIRGINIA WESTERN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 31 miles; ROANOKE, VA; Full-time enrollment: 3,535)
  • CONCORD COLLEGE (about 47 miles; ATHENS, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,723)
  • BLUEFIELD STATE COLLEGE (about 57 miles; BLUEFIELD, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,096)

Schools

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)

Libraries

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)