Hurt, Virginia

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

Category Trophy
Low Property Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Hurt Low Property Crime
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Hurt Short Commute Times

Comparative Profile of Hurt, Virginia

Comparing Hurt 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 8 5
Age of the Population 8 7
Female Share of the Population 8 6
Senior Citizens 7 6
Well-Paid Single Women 6 4
Well-Paid Single Men 4 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 5
Male Share of the Population 3 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 7 9
Average Household Size 4 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 6 7
Median Family Income 6 6
People in Middle Class or Better 5 6
College Educated Adults 3 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 9 9
Public Transportation Use 8 7
Working at Home 7 8
Walking and Biking to Work 7 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 9
Affordability of Rents 7 7
Housing Recently Built 6 6
People Living Alone 4 2
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 10 10
Low Violent Crime 8 8

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Hurt Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 20 miles S of Lynchburg, Virginia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 98 miles N of Raleigh, North Carolina
County Pittsylvania
Metro Area Danville
Standard Zip Codes 24563
Phone Area Codes 434
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.092
Longitude -79.296

Hurt Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 17.5 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 45 F
Apr Temp 43 to 68 F
Jul Temp 64 to 86 F
Oct Temp 44 to 68 F
Annual Precip 43.3 inches
Distance 19.2 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 44 F
Apr Temp 40 to 67 F
Jul Temp 65 to 87 F
Oct Temp 42 to 68 F
Annual Precip 44.2 inches
Distance 20.2 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 46 F
Apr Temp 39 to 69 F
Jul Temp 63 to 87 F
Oct Temp 40 to 70 F
Annual Precip 45.2 inches
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Hurt Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,276 100%
Male 596 46.7%
Female 680 53.3%
Under 18 277 21.7%
18+ 999 78.3%
65+ 226 17.7%
Median Age 40.6
Average Family Size 2.8
White 1,104 86.5%
African-American 154 12.1%
Asian 5 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.2%
Other 4 0.3%
Mixed Race 7 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 12 0.9%

Estimated Hurt Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,245
Growth -31
Growth % -2.4%

Hurt 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 51%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 19.6%
English 8.9%
Irish 6.9%
German 3.5%
Scotch-Irish 1.5%
French (except Basque) 1.3%
Russian 1.2%
European 1.1%
Scottish 0.8%
Dutch 0.5%
Celtic 0.5%
Other Arab 0.5%
Northern European 0.4%
Welsh 0.4%
African 0.2%
French Canadian 0.2%
Scandinavian 0.2%
Polish 0.2%
British 0.2%
Danish 0.2%
Brazilian 0.2%
Basque 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Hurt 1,276 $40,938
Altavista 3,425 $40,039
Bedford 6,299 $35,023
Brookneal 1,259 $35,592
Chatham 1,338 $50,391
Gretna 1,257 $33,611
Lynchburg 65,269 $40,844
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