SC

National Population : 333,590,059
South Carolina State Population : 5,404,936

About Blacksburg, SC

Blacksburg, SC is located in Cherokee County in the state of South Carolina.

The total City Population for Blacksburg is about 1,880 with about 387 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 10,998.

The Average Home Value is $73,500.00, which is roughly 46% lower than the Average Home Value of $135,244.00 for the state of South Carolina, and roughly 61% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $29,944.00, which is roughly 35% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $46,131.00 for the state of South Carolina, and roughly 48% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Blacksburg is about 6.8%.

South Carolina is ranked #48 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 12.12 out of 100.

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Voting

Cherokee County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 61.3% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 71.4%
Democratic: 27.63%
Libertarian: 0.74%
Green: 0.19%
Other: 0.04%


Nearby Locations

Smyrna, SC (8.17 mi.)
Gaffney, SC (8.29 mi.)
Hickory Grove, SC (11.18 mi.)
Spartanburg, SC (15.42 mi.)
Sharon, SC (16.94 mi.)
Cowpens, SC (18.12 mi.)
River Hills, SC (18.61 mi.)
Clover, SC (18.61 mi.)
Lake Wylie, SC (18.61 mi.)
York, SC (18.85 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 29702
Latitude : 35.100616
Longitude : -81.470938
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : South
Average Elevation : 758 ft.
Area Code(s) : 864

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.55
Male Population Estimate : 44.90%
Female Population Estimate : 46.56%
Median Age : 38.9
Male Median Age : 38.4
Female Median Age : 39.4

White Population Estimate : 82.24%
Black Population Estimate : 8.15%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 1.72%
Asian Population Estimate : 0.31%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.02%
Indian Population Estimate : 1.43%
Other Population Estimate : 0.83%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Blacksburg specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Cherokee County: About 7 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Cherokee County: About 390 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Cherokee County is about 44% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 26% higher than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.