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Living in Blacksburg

Blacksburg has an average Walk Score of 43 with 42,620 residents.

Blacksburg has some public transportation and is somewhat bikeable.

The most walkable Blacksburg neighborhoods are Downtown, Bennett Hill - Progress and Downtown Eastside.

Nearby Blacksburg Apartments on Redfin

43 Walk Score of Blacksburg, VA

Blacksburg is a Car-Dependent city

Most errands require a car.

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Most errands require a car in Blacksburg.

Blacksburg Apartments for Rent

Blacksburg Neighborhoods

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Population

1 Downtown 81 51 94 816
2 Bennett Hill - Progress 79 51 93 640
3 Downtown Eastside 69 44 81 1,470
4 University 61 50 81 8,876
5 Miller Southside 56 41 85 688
6 Kabrich Crescent 55 42 77 4,705
7 McBryde 55 41 77 2,400
8 Mountain View 51 37 75 887
9 Grissom - Highland 45 27 45 1,680
10 Apperson - Dickerson 44 39 65 923
11 Ellett - Jennelle 38 29 36 1,797
12 Main - Patrick Henry 36 34 50 1,607
13 Shenandoah 35 39 61 3,084
14 Glade - Westover 32 34 56 834
15 Hethwood - Prices Fork 24 29 55 5,647
16 Northside Park 15 34 41 952
17 Farmview - Ramble 15 29 42 665
18 Alleghany 12 27 33 1,317
19 Tom's Creek 7 17 36 1,630
20 Woodbine - Wyatt 5 21 44 984

Eating & Drinking

There are about 126 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Blacksburg.

People in Blacksburg can walk to an average of 0.6 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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thumbnail for Lyric TheatreFree popcorn on Monday at The Lyric! The Lyric is a non-profit, historic theater showing popular and independent movies, plays, concerts, etc. It's a MUST see in Blacksburg!

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38 Transit Score of Blacksburg, VA

Blacksburg has Some Transit

A few nearby public transportation options. Find Blacksburg apartments for rent on Redfin.

Public Transit Routes

Blacksburg has some public transportation and about 15 bus lines.

Transit Time

The map above shows how far you can travel in 30 minutes from Blacksburg on public transit.

65 Bike Score of Blacksburg, VA

Blacksburg is Bikeable

Some bike infrastructure.

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