77.2 percent of people 25 or older had an associate's degree or higher in Blacksburg, Virginia


77.2 percent of people 25 years or older had an associate's degree or higher in Blacksburg, Virginia in 2017, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau.

This number was 32.1 percent higher than the state average of 45.1 percent. In 2017 the total municipality population reached 44,079.

95.6 percent of the population had at least a high school diploma or the equivalent. The table below shows how many Blacksburg, Virginia residents who were at least 25 years old in 2017 held each of the listed degrees.

Degree distribution in Blacksburg, Virginia for 2017*
Degree
Number of people
Percentage of population
No degree
696
4.4
Regular high school diploma
1,286
8.1
GED or alternative credential
256
1.6
Some college less than 1 year
483
3
Some college 1 or more years no degree
897
5.7
Associate's degree
645
4.1
Bachelor's degree
4,935
31.1
Master's degree
3,628
22.9
Professional school degree
661
4.2
Doctorate degree
2,380
15
*All data is for residents who were at least 25 years old in 2017.

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