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People

Total Population 2,166
Male Share of the Population 46.6%
Female Share of the Population 53.4%
Senior Citizens 19.8%
Employed Population 16+ 862
Age of the Population 41

Families

% of people married 44.8%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 11.1%
Median Earnings25+ $33,967
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $24,135

Wealth

Median Family Income $49,821
% Above Poverty Level 84.6%
% Below Poverty Level 15.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 26 minutes
% Working from Home 2.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.7%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 28.9%
Median Gross Rent $658
Median House Value $87,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.9%
US/American 0%
English 9.9%
Irish 11.1%

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

Narrows Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 47 miles W of Roanoke, Virginia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 145 miles N of Charlotte, North Carolina
County Giles
Standard Zip Codes 24124
Phone Area Codes 540
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.331
Longitude -80.811

Narrows 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 STAFFORDSVILLE 3 ENE
Distance 6.9 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 40 F
Apr Temp 38 to 64 F
Jul Temp 60 to 82 F
Oct Temp 39 to 65 F
Annual Precip 39.6 inches
Station PULASKI
Distance 19.5 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 41 F
Apr Temp 39 to 63 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 41 to 65 F
Annual Precip 37.8 inches
Station BLUESTONE LAKE
Distance 21.3 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 40 F
Apr Temp 39 to 66 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 42 to 67 F
Annual Precip 37.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Dublin 2,665 $43,289
Glen Lyn 152 $67,500
Pearisburg 2,727 $52,778
Pembroke 1,328 $49,271
Radford 17,057 $56,032
Rich Creek 797 $47,500

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

Narrows Public Libraries

Library
Iris Brammer Library
109 MARY STREET
Narrows, Virginia
(540) 726-2884

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Narrows High Schools

NARROWS HIGH
125 WOODLAND AVENUE
540-726-2384
Serves 352 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13

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