The New River Valley has a steady and beneficial rate of population growth in our region. With the influential presence of major universities and an abundance of lifestyle amenities, people love to move to or move back to the NRV.
Current Population by Locality
Montgomery County: 97,653
City of Radford: 17,403
Giles County: 16,708
Pulaski County: 34,332
Floyd County: 15,651
GDP per capita in the New River Valley is around $40,000. With a solid growth rate and burgeoning markets, the NRV is expected to continue this upward trend.
Both Montgomery County and the City of Radford have a higher degree of younger population due to the presence of two major universities (Virginia Tech and Radford University, respectively). All Localities have bustling downtown areas, which gives each town center an atmosphere of micro-urban living — an attraction for locals of any age.