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People

Total Population 5,559
Male Share of the Population 58.3%
Female Share of the Population 41.7%
Senior Citizens 12.9%
Employed Population 16+ 1,616
Age of the Population 35

Families

% of people married 33%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 14.9%
Median Earnings25+ $23,255
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $2
Median Earnings With High School Degree $17,292

Wealth

Median Family Income $42,140
% Above Poverty Level 70.7%
% Below Poverty Level 29.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 18 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation 0.9%

Housing

People Living Alone 24.7%
Median Gross Rent $610
Median House Value $101,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 32.3%
US/American 0%
English 9.7%
Irish 11.2%

Big Stone Gap Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 45 miles NW of Johnson City, Tennessee (center to center)
Nearest Large City 122 miles SE of Lexington, Kentucky
County Wise
Standard Zip Codes 24219
Phone Area Codes 276
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.881
Longitude -82.747

Big Stone Gap 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 BIG STONE GAP
Distance 1.5 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 44 F
Apr Temp 40 to 67 F
Jul Temp 63 to 86 F
Oct Temp 41 to 70 F
Annual Precip 52.3 inches
Station WISE 3 E
Distance 14.4 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 PENNINGTON GAP
Distance 17.4 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 44 F
Apr Temp 38 to 67 F
Jul Temp 62 to 86 F
Oct Temp 40 to 69 F
Annual Precip 49.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Appalachia 1,732 $37,824
Coeburn 2,309 $34,471
Dungannon 468 $28,125
Norton 4,015 $47,898
Pennington Gap 1,783 $30,515
Wise 3,204 $70,096

Big Stone Gap Hospitals

WELLMONT LONESOME PINE HOSPITAL
(Voluntary non-profit - Other)
1990 HOLTON AVENUE EAST PO DRAWER 1
(703) 523-3111
Emergency Service: Yes

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Big Stone Gap High Schools

POWELL VALLEY HIGH
ONE AVENUE OF CHAMPIONS
276-523-1290
Serves 480 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.3

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