Christiansburg, Virginia Population 2020

22,973
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Christiansburg is a city located in Virginia. With a 2020 population of 22,973, it is the 26th largest city in Virginia and the 1659th largest city in the United States. Christiansburg is currently growing at a rate of 1.03% annually and its population has increased by 9.18% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 21,041 in 2010. Spanning over 14 miles, Christiansburg has a population density of 1,629 people per square mile.

The average household income in Christiansburg is $79,714 with a poverty rate of 8.06%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $908 per month, and the median house value is $189,000. The median age in Christiansburg is 38.7 years, 36.9 years for males, and 41.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 98.2 males.

Christiansburg Demographics

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

  • White: 89.75%
  • Black or African American: 6.18%
  • Asian: 2.24%
  • Other race: 0.64%
  • Two or more races: 0.64%
  • Native American: 0.54%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Christiansburg, Virginia is 22,973, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 22,505.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 21,041.

Christiansburg, Virginia Population 2020

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020186,7031,3370.72%
2019185,3661,3370.72%
2018184,0291,3370.73%
2017182,6922800.15%
2016182,4121,0670.58%
2015181,3451200.07%
2014181,2254980.27%
2013180,7271,1830.65%
2012179,5447230.40%
2011178,8213200.18%
2010178,5010.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White19,78989.75%
Black or African American1,3636.18%
Asian4942.24%
Two or More Races1420.64%
Some Other Race1420.64%
American Indian and Alaska Native1190.54%
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Christiansburg Population Pyramid 2020

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Christiansburg Median Age

38.7


Total

36.9


Male

41.5


Female

Christiansburg Adults

There are 17,266 adults, (3,698 of whom are seniors) in Christiansburg.

Christiansburg Age Dependency

62.5

Age Dependency Ratio

27.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Christiansburg Sex Ratio

Female

11,126

50.46%

Male

10,923

49.54%

Christiansburg Households and Families

Christiansburg Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Christiansburg Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married74.3%25.7%
Male65.6%34.4%
All62.2%37.8%
Non Family50.9%49.1%
Female47.5%52.5%

62.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,4162.3262.2
Married4,4952.9874.3
Non Family3,6901.350.9
Female9142.9647.5
Male3173.1365.6

2.94

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

3.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Christiansburg Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3822.37%
9th to 12th Grade6504.03%
High School Graduate3,60022.34%
Some College3,61222.41%
Associates Degree1,4328.89%
Bachelors Degree3,49421.68%
Graduate Degree2,94618.28%
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Christiansburg Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White14,26213,3515,511
Black960920369
Hispanic418393223
Asian314295270
Other Race13212745
Native American1198250
Multiple Races727240

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 85.99%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,701$51,776$34,714
Less Than High School$28,136$28,856$2,500
High School Grad$29,613$35,404$25,809
Some College$33,750$47,356$26,922
Bachelors Degree$52,275$54,507$43,452
Graduate Degree$56,071$71,438$50,110

$42,701

Average Earnings

$51,776

Average Male

$34,714

Average Female

Christiansburg Language

Christiansburg Language by Age

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Christiansburg Language

93.07% of Christiansburg residents speak only English, while 6.93% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.85% of the population.

Christiansburg Poverty

Christiansburg Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White19,2451,5097.84%
Black1,32923117.38%
Other1372316.79%
Hispanic622182.89%

8.06%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.20%

Male Poverty Rate

7.92%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Christiansburg

The race most likely to be in poverty in Christiansburg is Black, with 17.38% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Christiansburg is Hispanic, with 2.89% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.95%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.14%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.02%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.92%
High School10.28%
Some College7.66%
Bachelors or Greater2.65%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed15.43%
Female Employed3.23%
Male Employed2.74%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Christiansburg Income

Christiansburg Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$58,971$79,714
Families$76,813$91,153
Married Families$83,330-
Non Families$37,568$59,674
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Christiansburg Marital Status

Christiansburg Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.4%

Male Marriage Rate

52.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Christiansburg Married by Age and Sex

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Christiansburg Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Christiansburg Marital Status by Race

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Christiansburg Veterans

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1,740

Number of Veterans

1,607

Male Veterans

133

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam506
Second Gulf War338
First Gulf War328
World War II158
Korea131
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54602
75+449
65 to 74319
55 to 64227
18 to 34143
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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,5109.71%
Black19918.77%
Asian196.05%
2 or More1216.44%
Hispanic102.22%

Christiansburg Veterans by Education

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9.90%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.42%

Veteran Disability Rate

Christiansburg Employment Status

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66%

Labor Force Participation

63.7%

Employment Rate

3.5%

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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63.25%

Born in Virginia

95.58%

Native Born

4.42%

Foreign Born

2.21%

Non Citizen

2.21%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.58% of Christiansburg residents were born in the United States, with 63.25% having been born in Virginia. 2.21% 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
202022,9732341.03%
201922,7392341.04%
201822,5053151.42%
201722,1902341.07%
201621,9561390.64%
201521,817770.35%
201421,7401700.79%
201321,5701030.48%
201221,4673251.54%
201121,1421380.66%
201021,0044,0572.17%
200016,9471,9431.23%
199015,0044,6593.79%
198010,3452,4882.79%
19707,8574,2047.96%
19603,6536862.10%
19502,9676672.58%
19402,3001,7003.42%
19006000.00%