Located within Virginia, United States, the census-designated place of Blue Ridge is located in the Roanoke metropolitan area.
Blue Ridge is very good for those who prefer quiet areas, as noise from the streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue.
The substantial proportion of single detached homes in the housing stock of Blue Ridge is an important part of its character. The median year of construction for properties in this census-designated place is 1982. This census-designated place has a selection of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Home owners occupy roughly 90% of the units in Blue Ridge while the remainder are rented.
There are only a very small number of primary schools in this part of the Roanoke metropolitan area and consequently they can be a very long walk away. Likewise, Blue Ridge does not have any high schools. When it comes to food, property owners in this part of the Roanoke metropolitan area generally have to turn to a car to purchase their groceries.
The car is very often the best approach to move around in this part of the Roanoke metropolitan area. It is very easy to access a parking spot. In contrast, it is very impractical for pedestrians to navigate this census-designated place because almost no daily errands can be run on foot.