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People

Total Population 369
Male Share of the Population 45%
Female Share of the Population 55%
Senior Citizens 26.3%
Employed Population 16+ 137
Age of the Population 46

Families

% of people married 44.3%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 11.7%
Median Earnings25+ $21,765
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $20,500
Median Earnings With High School Degree $16,250

Wealth

Median Family Income $43,750
% Above Poverty Level 87.3%
% Below Poverty Level 12.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 10.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.5%
% Using Public Transportation 0.7%

Housing

People Living Alone 30.5%
Median Gross Rent $788
Median House Value $67,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 18.2%
US/American 0%
English 7.6%
Irish 11.7%

Iron Gate Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 37 miles N of Roanoke, Virginia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 154 miles NW of Raleigh, North Carolina
County Alleghany
P.O. Box Zip Codes 24448
Phone Area Codes 540
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.797
Longitude -79.791

Iron Gate 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 COVINGTON FILTER PLANT
Distance 10.6 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 43 F
Apr Temp 38 to 68 F
Jul Temp 61 to 88 F
Oct Temp 40 to 70 F
Annual Precip 37.2 inches
Station GATHRIGHT DAM
Distance 13.6 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 41 F
Apr Temp 38 to 65 F
Jul Temp 60 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 67 F
Annual Precip 38.7 inches
Station LEXINGTON
Distance 20.5 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 44 F
Apr Temp 38 to 68 F
Jul Temp 62 to 87 F
Oct Temp 41 to 69 F
Annual Precip 39.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Buchanan 1,075 $58,472
Clifton Forge 3,850 $50,703
Covington 5,853 $48,538
Fincastle 308 $100,833
Goshen 421 $32,708
Lexington 7,114 $59,219
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