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Blacksburg Metro Area Ranked No. 7 Most Secure Small City

Published Jan 21, 2014
The Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford metropolitan statistical area is one of the safest places to live in America, according to Farmers Insurance. The Los Angeles-based insurance company recently ranked the area No. 7 on its list of the Top 20 Most Secure Small Cities of 2013.

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Blacksburg Metro Area Ranked No. 21 Best-Performing Small City in U.S.

Published Jan 09, 2014
The Milken Institute has ranked the Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford metro area the No. 21 Best-Performing Small City of 2013. The annual listing assess how well 179 small U.S. metros are creating and sustaining jobs and economic growth. The Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford metro area rose eleven spots on the 2013 list and was the highest ranking small metro in Virginia: Winchester (40), Danville (81), Charlottesville (89), Harrisonburg (106), and Lynchburg (129).

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The Blacksburg metro was ranked 28th in 2010, 31st in 2009 and 10th in 2008 by Forbes as the “Best Small Place for Business and Careers”.