Honaker, Virginia

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Honaker, Virginia

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 4% trophy Honaker Affordability of Property Taxes
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 9% Honaker Affordability of Rents
Low Violent Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 15% Honaker Low Violent Crime

Comparative Profile of Honaker, Virginia

Comparing Honaker 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
Female Share of the Population 10 8
Age of the Population 6 5
Senior Citizens 4 3
Racial Diversity 4 1
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 2
Male Share of the Population 1 3
Well-Paid Single Men 1 1


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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 2 1
Median Family Income 1 1
People Above Poverty 1 1
College Educated Adults 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 4 3
Public Transportation Use 4 2
Short Commute Times 3 2
Working at Home 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 9 10
Affordability of Rents 9 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 7
Housing Recently Built 7 8
People Living Alone 7 4
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 9 9
Low Property Crime 7 7

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Honaker Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 53 miles NE of Johnson City, Tennessee (center to center)
Nearest Large City 139 miles NW of Charlotte, North Carolina
County Russell
Standard Zip Codes 24260
Phone Area Codes 276
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.016
Longitude -81.974

Honaker Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 8 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 43 F
Apr Temp 39 to 64 F
Jul Temp 61 to 83 F
Oct Temp 39 to 67 F
Annual Precip 41.3 inches
Distance 11.2 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
Station ABINGDON 3 S
Distance 24.2 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 43 F
Apr Temp 39 to 67 F
Jul Temp 61 to 85 F
Oct Temp 40 to 68 F
Annual Precip 47.4 inches
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Honaker Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 945 100%
Male 426 45.1%
Female 519 54.9%
Under 18 217 23%
18+ 728 77%
65+ 129 13.7%
Median Age 38.8
Average Family Size 2.98
White 931 98.5%
African-American 3 0.3%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 4 0.4%
Other 5 0.5%
Mixed Race 2 0.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 10 1.1%

Estimated Honaker Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 921
Growth -24
Growth % -2.5%

Honaker 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 53.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 19%
German 9.5%
English 6.5%
Scottish 4%
Irish 3.6%
Italian 1.5%
Scotch-Irish 1%
Dutch 1%
Polish 0.4%
Greek 0.4%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Council (24260)
Elk Garden (24260)
Putnam (24260)
Venia (24260)

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)
Honaker 945 $28,611
Cedar Bluff 1,085 $30,357
Cleveland 148 $14,688
Glade Spring 1,374 $36,902
Lebanon 3,273 $35,750
Richlands 4,144 $30,257
Saltville 2,204 $36,394
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Honaker High Schools (2004)

Serves 488 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15

Honaker Colleges

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