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People

Total Population
Male Share of the Population
Female Share of the Population
Senior Citizens
Employed Population 16+
Age of the Population

Families

% of people married
Average household size

Education and Earnings

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

Wealth

Median Family Income
% Above Poverty Level
% Below Poverty Level

Commute & Sprawl

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

Housing

People Living Alone
Median Gross Rent
Median House Value

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)
US/American
English
Irish

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

Gate City Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 25 miles NW of Johnson City, Tennessee (center to center)
Nearest Large City 137 miles NW of Charlotte, North Carolina
County Scott
Metro Area Johnson City - Kingsport - Bristol
Standard Zip Codes 24251
Phone Area Codes 276
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.637
Longitude -82.581

Gate City 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 KINGSPORT
Distance 8.8 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 45 F
Apr Temp 43 to 69 F
Jul Temp 66 to 87 F
Oct Temp 45 to 70 F
Annual Precip 44.4 inches
Station BRISTOL TRI CITY AP
Distance 15.5 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 44 F
Apr Temp 42 to 67 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 42 to 68 F
Annual Precip 41.3 inches
Station PENNINGTON GAP
Distance 24.2 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

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Gate City, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Snowflake (24251)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Appalachia 1,871 $37,563
Big Stone Gap 5,508 $48,879
Dungannon 443 $24,938
Nickelsville 430 $56,500
Norton 4,007 $40,813

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

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Gate City High Schools

(Sorted by Number of Students)

GATE CITY HIGH
127 BEECH ST
276-386-7522
Serves 452 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.4

RENAISSANCE/SCOTT CO
C/O SCOTT CO PUBLIC SCHLS
540-386-6118
A Non-traditional School

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