Christiansburg, Virginia Population 2021

22,627
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Christiansburg is a city located in Montgomery County Virginia. It is also the county seat of Montgomery County. With a 2020 population of 22,627, it is the 27th largest city in Virginia and the 1688th largest city in the United States . Christiansburg is currently growing at a rate of 0.34% annually and its population has increased by 7.54% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 21,041 in 2010. Christiansburg reached it's highest population of 22,627 in 2021. Spanning over 14 miles, Christiansburg has a population density of 1,605 people per square mile.

The average household income in Christiansburg is $79,732 with a poverty rate of 9.87%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $910 per month, and the median house value is $190,000. The median age in Christiansburg is 38.9 years, 38.4 years for males, and 40.4 years for females.

Christiansburg Demographics

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

  • White: 89.17%
  • Black or African American: 5.84%
  • Asian: 2.76%
  • Two or more races: 0.98%
  • Native American: 0.64%
  • Other race: 0.61%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Christiansburg, Virginia is 22,627 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 22,396.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 21,041.

Christiansburg, Virginia Population 2021

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

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021167,609390.02%
2020167,570390.02%
2019167,531390.02%
2018167,4928870.53%
2017166,605330.02%
2016166,5728470.51%
2015165,725370.02%
2014165,6884480.27%
2013165,2401,1200.68%
2012164,1206780.41%
2011163,4423110.19%
2010163,1310.00%

Christiansburg Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White19,76289.17%
Black or African American1,2955.84%
Asian6122.76%
Two or More Races2170.98%
American Indian and Alaska Native1420.64%
Some Other Race1350.61%
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Christiansburg Population by Race

Christiansburg Population Pyramid $2021

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Christiansburg Median Age

38.9


Total

38.4


Male

40.4


Female

Christiansburg Adults

There are 17,216 adults, (3,481 of whom are seniors) in Christiansburg.

Christiansburg Age Dependency

61.4

Age Dependency Ratio

25.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36

Child Dependency Ratio

Christiansburg Sex Ratio

Female

11,292

50.95%

Male

10,871

49.05%

Christiansburg Population by Age

Christiansburg Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Christiansburg Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married72.6%27.4%
All61.3%38.7%
Non Family52.3%47.7%
Male50.8%49.2%
Female44.3%55.7%

61.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Christiansburg Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,3242.3661.3
Married4,5153.0472.6
Non Family3,5351.1952.3
Female9553.1544.3
Male3193.3450.8

3.02

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

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Christiansburg Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3161.95%
9th to 12th Grade7334.52%
High School Graduate4,11425.40%
Some College3,89424.04%
Associates Degree1,2998.02%
Bachelors Degree3,21019.82%
Graduate Degree2,63316.25%
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Christiansburg Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Christiansburg Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White14,13313,2364,938
Black969912367
Asian459445278
Hispanic450433194
Native American1428856
Other Race12812442
2+ Races908040

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 96.95%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 60.57%.

Christiansburg Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,429$51,344$32,341
Less Than 9th Grade$12,885$27,589$
High School Graduate$31,029$36,579$24,018
Some College$33,828$46,429$28,877
Bachelors Degree$55,318$59,779$42,500
Graduate Degree$58,438$72,115$52,630

$42,429

Average Earnings

$51,344

Average Male

$32,341

Average Female

Christiansburg Earnings by Educational Attainment

Christiansburg Language by Age

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Christiansburg Language

92.83% of Christiansburg residents speak only English, while 7.17% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.83% of the population.

Christiansburg Language

Christiansburg Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White19,2251,92410.01%
Black1,25617213.69%
Hispanic648578.80%
Other1311914.50%
Multiple192136.77%

9.87%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.92%

Male Poverty Rate

11.75%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Christiansburg

The race most likely to be in poverty in Christiansburg is Other, with 14.50% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Christiansburg is Multiple, with 6.77% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.97%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.13%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.10%.

Christiansburg Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.15%
High School11.00%
Some College8.70%
Bachelors or Greater3.11%

Christiansburg Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed16.22%
Female Employed6.80%
Male Unemployed5.69%
Male Employed2.31%

Christiansburg Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Christiansburg Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$60,856$79,732
Families$75,475$90,824
Married Families$84,392-
Non Families$38,150$59,113
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Income by Household Type

Christiansburg Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.0%

Male Marriage Rate

51.0%

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 20-34.

Christiansburg Marital Status by Race

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Christiansburg Marital Status

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1,666

Number of Veterans

1,494

Male Veterans

172

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam551
Second Gulf War424
First Gulf War376
Korea92
World War II75

Christiansburg Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54487
65 to 74366
75+358
55 to 64275
18 to 34180

Christiansburg Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,3999.12%
Black25524.50%
2+ Races1213.04%
Hispanic91.88%

Christiansburg Veterans by Race

Christiansburg Veterans by Education

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5.49%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.50%

Veteran Disability Rate

Christiansburg Veterans by Education

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64.1%

Labor Force Participation

61.9%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

Christiansburg Employment by Age

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Christiansburg Employment by Race

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Christiansburg Employment by Education

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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60.62%

Born in Christiansburg

95.38%

Native Born

4.62%

Foreign Born

2.51%

Non Citizen

2.11%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.38% of Christiansburg residents were born in the United States, with 60.62% having been born in Virginia. 2.51% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Christiansburg Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202122,627770.34%
202022,550770.34%
201922,473770.34%
201822,3962381.07%
201722,1582201.00%
201621,9381240.57%
201521,814750.35%
201421,7391690.78%
201321,5701000.47%
201221,4703261.54%
201121,1441410.67%
201021,0034,0562.17%
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%

Christiansburg Population by Year