Blackstone, VA Population

By | July 1, 2019

Population: 3,675. Estimated population in July 2020: 3,558 (-3.2% change)
Males: 1,650 (44.9%), Females: 2,025 (55.1%)

Nottoway County

Zip code: 23824

Median resident age: 40.0 years
Median household income: $27,566
Median house value: $64,500

Races in Blackstone:

  • White Non-Hispanic (49.9%)
  • Black (46.4%)
  • Hispanic (2.4%)
  • Other race (1.9%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)

Ancestries: United States (13.2%), English (6.3%), Irish (3.5%), German (2.2%).

Elevation: 427 feet

Land area: 4.5 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Blackstone

  • High school or higher: 68.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 12.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.5%
  • Unemployed: 7.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 25.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Blackstone town

  • Never married: 27.3%
  • Now married: 46.1%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 10.4%
  • Divorced: 13.2%

1.6% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -195 (-5.0%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Blackstone:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Blackstone:

  • RICHMOND INTERNATIONAL (about 56 miles; RICHMOND, VA; Abbreviation: RIC)
  • CHARLOTTESVILLE-ALBEMARLE (about 79 miles; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Abbreviation: CHO)
  • LYNCHBURG REGIONAL/PRESTON GLENN FLD (about 85 miles; LYNCHBURG, VA; Abbreviation: LYH)
Other public-use airports nearest to Blackstone:

  • ALLEN C PERKINSON/BAAF (about 4 miles; BLACKSTONE, VA; Abbreviation: BKT)
  • CREWE MUNI (about 9 miles; CREWE, VA; Abbreviation: W81)
  • LUNENBURG COUNTY (about 16 miles; KENBRIDGE, VA; Abbreviation: W31)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Blackstone:

  • LONGWOOD COLLEGE (about 32 miles; FARMVILLE, VA; Full-time enrollment: 3,557)
  • VIRGINIA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 43 miles; PETERSBURG, VA; Full-time enrollment: 3,641)
  • JOHN TYLER COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 44 miles; CHESTER, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,520)
  • UNIVERSITY OF RICHMOND (about 47 miles; RICHMOND, VA; Full-time enrollment: 3,756)
  • VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTH UNIVERSITY (about 51 miles; RICHMOND, VA; Full-time enrollment: 18,753)
  • J SARGEANT REYNOLDS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 52 miles; RICHMOND, VA; Full-time enrollment: 4,906)
  • VANCE-GRANVILLE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 58 miles; HENDERSON, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,076)
Private high school in Blackstone:

  • KENSTON FOREST SCHOOL (Students: 274; Location: 75 RIDGE ROAD; Grades: PK – 12)
Public primary/middle school in Blackstone:

  • BLACKSTONE PRIMARY (Students: 537; Location: EAST STREET; Grades: PK – 04)
Private primary/middle school in Blackstone:

  • NEW HORIZON BAPTIST SCHOOL (Students: 18; Location: 183 REVIVAL ROAD; Grades: KG – 11)