Bland County is located in southwestern Virginia. The County Seat is Bland and the largest city is Bland. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.blandcountyva.gov/. The 2014 population estimate is 6,625 and the 2010 census population was 6,824. The land area is 357.73 square miles and there are 19.1 persons per square mile.
95.3% of the population is White, 3.5% is Black or African American, 0.6% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.3% is Asian, 0.1% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 0.8% is two or more races. 83.4% have a high school degree or higher, and 14.7% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $95,200, there are 2,480 households, an average of 2.37 persons per household. The per capita income is $18,501, the median household income is $42,139, and 16.6% of the persons in Bland County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 603. Retail sales (in $1000) were $38,351, and sales per capita were $5,622.
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