Radford City of Radford, Virginia

Radford: Independent city in Commonwealth of Virginia, United States

About

Radford is a city located in the county of City of Radford in the U.S. state of Virginia. Its population at the 2010 census was 16,408 and a population density of 621 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 18,255 inhabitants.

The city was created 135 years ago in 1886.

Radford Quick Facts

Population : 18,255 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Virginia (United States)
County : City of Radford
Postal code : 24141–24143
Phone Area Codes : 540
Area : 26.44 km2
Altitude : 2,103 feet / 641 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1887 (135 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 04:51:04 (23rd January 2022)
Density : 691 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 10.12% (2010-2020)
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Location of Radford on Virginia map.
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Geography

Radford is located at 37°7'54"N 80°34'35"W (37.1317900, -80.5764500). It has 2 neighbors: Montgomery County and Pulaski County.

Radford map

Radford has 2 neighbours.

Demographics

The population of Radford increased by 10.12% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 16,408 - census
2011 16,814 2.41% estimation process
2012 16,714 -0.6% estimation process
2013 17,117 2.35% estimation process
2014 17,392 1.58% estimation process
2015 17,295 -0.56% estimation process
2016 17,324 0.17% estimation process
2017 17,484 0.92% estimation process
2018 18,101 3.41% estimation process
2019 18,249 0.81% estimation process
2020 18,255 0.03% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 8,333
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 6,511
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 28.0%
April 1, 2020 Population : 8,085
April 1, 2010 Population : 6,536
People under 5 years old, percentage : 7.0%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 19.4%
People over 65 (%) : 12.4%
Female persons, % : 47.8%
White only, percent : 96.3%
Black or African American alone, percent : 1.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.0%
Asians alone % : 1.3%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 0.8%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 2.5%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 94.1%
2015-2019 Veterans : 395
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 2.4%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 62.1%

Radford zip code is 24141. County name: Montgomery, County fips: 51121

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 62.1%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $356,700
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $2,013
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $973
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,378
2015-2019 Households : 3,534
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.23
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 88.2%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 3.5%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 97.7%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 94.0%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 98.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 73.6%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 4.0%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 2.1%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 81.0%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 78.1%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 11,856
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 47,243
2012 total retail sales per capita : $6,837
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 17.9
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $101,100
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $58,387
Percentage of people living in poverty : 2.8%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 921
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 633
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 250
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 41
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 860
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 138
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 763
2010 population per square mile : 4,908.2
2010 land area in square miles : 1.33
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 60.1%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $170,500
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,160
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $456
2015-2019 median gross rent : $760
2015-2019 Households : 9,731
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.21
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 83.8%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 2.7%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 88.7%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 81.3%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 90.6%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 22.1%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 10.9%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 8.1%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 70.3%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 63.6%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 57,342
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 1,025,373
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 630,949
2012 total retail sales per capita : $28,939
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 14.0
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $50,971
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $28,902
Percentage of people living in poverty : 14.7%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 2,485
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,073
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 873
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 29
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,328
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 193
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,082
2010 population per square mile : 1,231.3
2010 land area in square miles : 17.45

People born in Radford (23)

People born in Radford, including movie actress Seka, politician Elizabeth Kee, politician and judge Richard Harding Poff, .

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Schools in Radford

College & universities near Radford, VA

Code Name City ZIP
233277 Radford University Radford (VA) 24142

Stations (9)

Amtrak & bus stations near Radford, VA

Code Name Address Type
BLK Blacksburg, VA 291 Alumni Mall -- Transit Concourse BUS
RNK Roanoke 710 Williamson Road NE BUS
ALD Alderson 1 C&O Plaza on Railroad Plaza RAIL
HIN Hinton Front St. and Fifth Ave. RAIL
WSS White Sulphur Springs 315 West Main Street RAIL

Post offices near Radford

Post Office Name City ZIP
Radford Post Office Radford (VA) 24141

Distance to Other Cities

Radford distances to largest Virginia cities