Christiansburg is a medium-sized town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 22,473 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Christiansburg is the 43rd largest community in Virginia.
Christiansburg is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Christiansburg is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Christiansburg who work in teaching (12.22%), management occupations (11.88%), and office and administrative support (10.19%).
Also of interest is that Christiansburg has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
The population of Christiansburg is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 36.07% of adults in Christiansburg have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Christiansburg in 2018 was $34,595, which is upper middle income relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $138,380 for a family of four. However, Christiansburg contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Christiansburg is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Christiansburg home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Christiansburg residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Christiansburg include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Christiansburg is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Arabic.