Floyd County, Virginia is a rural county located in the southwestern part of the state. It is home to approximately 15,000 people and covers an area of 437 square miles. The county is part of the Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford Metropolitan Statistical Area.
The economy of Floyd County is largely based on agriculture, with livestock, poultry, and dairy products being the main sources of income. The county also has a strong tourism industry, with many visitors coming to explore the county’s natural beauty. The unemployment rate in Floyd County is 4.2%, which is slightly lower than the national average of 4.7%.
The demographics of Floyd County are largely homogeneous, with the majority of the population being white (96.7%), followed by African American (1.3%), Hispanic (0.9%), and Asian (0.4%). The median household income in the county is $45,845, which is slightly lower than the national median of $60,293.
Education in Floyd County is provided by the Floyd County Public Schools system. The system consists of five elementary schools, two middle schools, and one high school. The county also has several private schools and a community college. The high school graduation rate in the county is 89.1%, which is slightly higher than the national average of 84.6%.
Real estate in Floyd County is relatively affordable, with the median home value being $143,500. This is slightly lower than the national median of $219,700. The median rent in the county is $766, which is also lower than the national median of $1,062. The county also has a variety of housing options, ranging from single-family homes to apartments and mobile homes.