Grundy, Virginia

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Grundy, Virginia

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High Points

Grundy strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Virginia):

Category Trophy
Low Violent Crime
(vs. State)
Top 7% Grundy Low Violent Crime
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Grundy College Educated Adults
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Grundy Racial Diversity
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 15% Grundy Well-Paid Single Men
Low Property Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Grundy Low Property Crime

Comparative Profile of Grundy, Virginia

Comparing Grundy to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Virginia (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Racial Diversity 10 8
Well-Paid Single Men 9 9
Well-Paid Single Women 9 7
Female Share of the Population 7 4
Senior Citizens 6 5
Age of the Population 5 4
Male Share of the Population 4 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 5 8
Average Household Size 3 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 10 9
Median Family Income 8 8
People in Middle Class or Better 6 8
People Above Poverty 3 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 8 8
Working at Home 5 5
Walking and Biking to Work 2 2
Public Transportation Use 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 9 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 6
Affordability of Rents 7 8
Housing Recently Built 4 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 9 10
Low Property Crime 9 9

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Grundy Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 68 miles N of Johnson City, Tennessee (center to center)
Nearest Large City 139 miles E of Lexington, Kentucky
County Buchanan
Standard Zip Codes 24614
Phone Area Codes 276
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.277
Longitude -82.099

Grundy Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station GRUNDY
Distance 1 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 46 F
Apr Temp 39 to 69 F
Jul Temp 63 to 87 F
Oct Temp 42 to 71 F
Annual Precip 45.8 inches
Distance 20.6 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 42 F
Apr Temp 37 to 64 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 39 to 66 F
Annual Precip 40.4 inches
Distance 28.7 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
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Grundy Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,105 100%
Male 523 47.3%
Female 582 52.7%
Under 18 356 32.2%
18+ 749 67.8%
65+ 184 16.7%
Median Age 37
Average Family Size 2.72
White 875 79.2%
African-American 198 17.9%
Asian 5 0.5%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 20 1.8%
Mixed Race 6 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 31 2.8%

Estimated Grundy Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,004
Growth -101
Growth % -9.1%

Grundy Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 44.8%
English 17.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.2%
German 7.5%
Scotch-Irish 6.9%
Irish 5.8%
Lebanese 1.2%
Scottish 1.2%
Italian 0.8%
British 0.6%
Celtic 0.6%
Greek 0.4%
Eastern European 0.4%
Polish 0.4%
Hungarian 0.4%
Swedish 0.4%
Swiss 0.2%
Welsh 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Royal City (24614)
Stacy (24614)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Grundy 1,105 $47,143
Cedar Bluff 1,085 $30,357
Clinchco 424 $23,750
Clintwood 1,549 $30,833
Haysi 186 $31,750
Honaker 945 $28,611
Richlands 4,144 $30,257

Grundy Public Libraries

Buchanan County Public Library
Grundy, Virginia
(276) 935-6582
Library Web Site

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Grundy Hospitals

(Voluntary non-profit - Other)
(703) 935-1000
Emergency Service: Yes

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Grundy High Schools (2004)

Serves 518 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.6

Grundy Colleges

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