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People

Total Population 937
Male Share of the Population 57%
Female Share of the Population 43%
Senior Citizens 14.2%
Employed Population 16+ 156
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 36.9%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 5.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $39,018
% Above Poverty Level 73.7%
% Below Poverty Level 26.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 34 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 30%
Median Gross Rent $509
Median House Value $39,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 20.6%
US/American 0%
English 10.5%
Irish 9.7%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Wheelwright Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 73 miles N of Johnson City, Tennessee (center to center)
Nearest Large City 106 miles SE of Lexington, Kentucky
County Floyd
Standard Zip Codes 41669
Phone Area Codes 606
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.332
Longitude -82.721

Wheelwright Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station WISE 3 E
Distance 25.2 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 42 F
Apr Temp 41 to 65 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 43 to 67 F
Annual Precip 47 inches
Station WILLIAMSON
Distance 33.3 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 44 F
Apr Temp 40 to 71 F
Jul Temp 65 to 89 F
Oct Temp 43 to 71 F
Annual Precip 43.7 inches
Station JACKSON CARROLL AP
Distance 37 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 42 F
Apr Temp 46 to 67 F
Jul Temp 66 to 84 F
Oct Temp 47 to 68 F
Annual Precip 49.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Hindman 786 $42,273
Jenkins 2,330 $38,507
Martin 713 $19,934
Pikeville 7,038 $69,167
Pippa Passes 527 $79,167
Wayland 370 $27,500

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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