Bland County, Virginia is a rural area located in the Appalachian Mountains of Southwest Virginia. It has a population of 8,091 people, with a median age of 44.7 years old. The median household income is $37,907, and the poverty rate is 19.7%.
The economy of Bland County is primarily based on agriculture, with the majority of its workforce employed in farming, forestry, and mining. The county also has a large tourism industry, with many visitors coming to the area to enjoy its natural beauty.
The education system in Bland County is supported by the Bland County Public Schools system. The county has one high school, one middle school, and five elementary schools. The high school has a graduation rate of 87%, and the county's overall graduation rate is 84%.
Real estate in Bland County is relatively affordable, with a median home value of $94,900. The median rent is $741 per month. The county has a variety of housing options, including single-family homes, townhomes, and apartments.
Overall, Bland County is a rural area with a strong agricultural economy and a variety of housing options. The education system is supported by the Bland County Public Schools system, and the county has a relatively affordable real estate market.