Blue Ridge, Virginia Population 2020

3,237
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Blue Ridge is a city located in Virginia. Blue Ridge has a 2020 population of 3,237. Blue Ridge is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 4.96% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,084 in 2010. Blue Ridge reached it's highest population of 3,237 in 2018.

The average household income in Blue Ridge is $90,713 with a poverty rate of 4.45%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $731 per month, and the median house value is $187,400. The median age in Blue Ridge is 44.7 years, 43.5 years for males, and 45.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 100.8 males.

Blue Ridge Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Blue Ridge was:

  • White: 95.68%
  • Two or more races: 2.22%
  • Black or African American: 1.24%
  • Other race: 0.49%
  • Asian: 0.37%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Blue Ridge, Virginia is 3,237, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,237.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,084.

Blue Ridge, Virginia Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,09795.68%
Two or More Races722.22%
Black or African American401.24%
Some Other Race160.49%
Asian120.37%
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Blue Ridge Population Pyramid 2020

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Blue Ridge Median Age

44.7


Total

43.5


Male

45.4


Female

Blue Ridge Adults

There are 2,765 adults, (654 of whom are seniors) in Blue Ridge.

Blue Ridge Age Dependency

53.3

Age Dependency Ratio

31

Old Age Dependency Ratio

22.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Blue Ridge Sex Ratio

Female

1,612

49.80%

Male

1,625

50.20%

Blue Ridge Households and Families

Blue Ridge Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Blue Ridge Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female100%0%
Male100%0%
Married97.5%2.5%
All91.3%8.7%
Non Family71%29%

91.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,2462.691.3
Married8043.0797.5
Non Family3071.1671
Female1013.14100
Male342.71100

3.04

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

1.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

1.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Blue Ridge Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade853.40%
9th to 12th Grade461.84%
High School Graduate81832.75%
Some College51720.70%
Associates Degree2479.89%
Bachelors Degree54921.98%
Graduate Degree2369.45%
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Blue Ridge Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,4172,309785
Black3524
Multiple Races3422
Asian1212

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 32.48%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,311$43,447$40,549
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$35,847$50,245$30,191
Some College$32,140$31,587$41,078
Bachelors Degree$52,500$53,854$52,161
Graduate Degree$51,250$67,273$48,674

$41,311

Average Earnings

$43,447

Average Male

$40,549

Average Female

Blue Ridge Language

Blue Ridge Language by Age

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Blue Ridge Language

98.54% of Blue Ridge residents speak only English, while 1.46% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 1.31% of the population.

Blue Ridge Poverty

Blue Ridge Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,0971284.13%
Black401640.00%

4.45%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.68%

Male Poverty Rate

4.22%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Blue Ridge

The race most likely to be in poverty in Blue Ridge is Black, with 40.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Blue Ridge is White, with 4.13% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.34%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.37%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.28%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.53%
High School6.60%
Some College3.27%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed41.03%
Male Unemployed23.08%
Female Employed2.09%
Male Employed1.30%

Blue Ridge Income

Blue Ridge Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$79,043$90,713
Families$92,380$109,116
Married Families$95,667-
Non Families$22,813$33,072
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Blue Ridge Marital Status

Blue Ridge Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

61.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.0%

Male Marriage Rate

64.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Blue Ridge Married by Age and Sex

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Blue Ridge Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Blue Ridge Marital Status by Race

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Blue Ridge Veterans

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318

Number of Veterans

273

Male Veterans

45

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam118
First Gulf War85
Korea15
Second Gulf War15
World War II6
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74125
75+72
55 to 6464
35 to 5457
18 to 34
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Blue Ridge Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.48%

Veteran Disability Rate

Blue Ridge Employment Status

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62.3%

Labor Force Participation

60.4%

Employment Rate

3%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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64.66%

Born in Virginia

98.02%

Native Born

1.98%

Foreign Born

0.37%

Non Citizen

1.61%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.02% of Blue Ridge residents were born in the United States, with 64.66% having been born in Virginia. 0.37% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20203,2370.00%
20193,2370.00%
20183,2371033.29%
20173,1341555.20%
20162,97933912.84%
20152,640-183-6.48%
20142,8231485.53%
20132,675-259-8.83%
20122,934-259-8.11%
20113,1931093.53%
20103,0840.00%