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0.76% growth
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5.17% growth
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5.03% growth
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3.57% growth


The economy of Radford city, VA employs 7,139 people. The economy of Radford city, VA is specialized in Accommodation & Food Service; Educational Services; and Arts, Entertainment, Recreation, which employ respectively 2.34; 1.92; and 1.77 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Radford city, VA are Educational Services (1,275), Accommodation & Food Service (1,256), and Retail trade (1,072), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, Tech Services ($40,571), Admin., Support, Waste Management Services ($35,804), and Educational Services ($28,750).

Median household income in Radford city, VA is $31,457. Males in Radford city, VA have an average income that is 0.97 times higher than the average income of females, which is $59,879. The income inequality of Radford city, VA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.566 which is higher than the national average.


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Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Radford city, VA. In Radford city, VA the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 18-24 and 18-24, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 62 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $10,550. Petersburg city, VA has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Virginia.


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Radford city, VA is home to a population of 17,186 people, from which 98.8% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Radford city, VA is composed of 14,268 White residents (83%), 1,704 Black residents (9.9%), 508 Hispanic residents (2.96%), 372 Two+ residents (2.16%), and 302 Asian residents (1.76%). The most common foreign languages in Radford city, VA are Spanish (428 speakers), African Languages (131 speakers), and Vietnamese (69 speakers), but compared to other places, Radford city, VA has a relative high number of African Languages (131 speakers), Other Asian (62 speakers), and Italian (33 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Radford city, VA awarded 2,392 degrees. The student population of Radford city, VA is skewed towards females, with 997 male students and 1,395 female students. Most students in Radford city, VA are White (2,004 and 83.8%), followed by Black or African American (175 and 7.32%), Unknown (79 and 3.3%), and Hispanic or Latino (59 and 2.47%). The largest universities in Radford city, VA by number of graduates are Radford University (2,392 and 100%), N/A (N/A and N/A), and N/A (N/A and N/A). The most popular majors in Radford city, VA are Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (172 and 7.19%), Physical Education Teaching & Coaching (161 and 6.73%), and Other Multidisciplinary Studies (155 and 6.48%). The median tuition costs in Radford city, VA are N/A for private four year colleges, and $6,991 and $18,626 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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The median property value in Radford city, VA is $153,900, which is 0.75 times smaller than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value increased from $148,600 to $153,900, a 3.57% increase. The homeownership rate of Radford city, VA is 43.7%, which is lower than the national average of 63.6%. People in Radford city, VA have an average commute time of 18 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Radford city, VA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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