With a population of 53,311 people, Blacksburg, Virginia is a small city. There are only 2 nursing homes there, which doesn't offer you too many options to choose from. We awarded this small group of nursing homes a city grade of B, which is a very solid score. For comparison's sake, we also looked at the facilities in the nearby city of Princeton, which received a city grade of B-. While there is nothing wrong with this grade, we found the facilities Blacksburg to be better on the whole. You can continue reading to learn more about how this city's nursing homes fared in our category grades.
To go along with its strong overall grade, we awarded the nursing homes in Blacksburg an A- in our inspections category. Inspection grades account for several factors included in a facility's inspection reports. One of the most important criteria we look at is the number and severity of deficiencies. Nursing homes with higher grades in this area typically have few of these severe deficiencies. Blacksburg earned a B+ for our short-term care category. Rounding out its report card, we gave the city strong grades for our long-term care and nursing areas as well.