Blackstone is a very small town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 3,491 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Blackstone is the 157th largest community in Virginia.
Blackstone is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Blackstone is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Blackstone who work in office and administrative support (15.02%), management occupations (11.26%), and sales jobs (10.30%).
Also of interest is that Blackstone has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Blackstone is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
In terms of college education, Blackstone is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 20.40% of adults 25 and older in Blackstone have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Blackstone in 2010 was $21,287, which is lower middle income relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $85,148 for a family of four. However, Blackstone contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Blackstone is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Blackstone home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Blackstone residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Blackstone include Dutch, European, English, and Irish.
The most common language spoken in Blackstone is English. Other important languages spoken here include German and Spanish.