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People

Total Population 2,727
Male Share of the Population 49.2%
Female Share of the Population 50.8%
Senior Citizens 25.2%
Employed Population 16+ 1,309
Age of the Population 45

Families

% of people married 46.4%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 21.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $52,778
% Above Poverty Level 92.2%
% Below Poverty Level 7.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation 0.3%

Housing

People Living Alone 24.4%
Median Gross Rent $575
Median House Value $98,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 17%
US/American 0%
English 5.4%
Irish 12.5%

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

Pearisburg Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 43 miles W of Roanoke, Virginia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 145 miles N of Charlotte, North Carolina
County Giles
Standard Zip Codes 24134
Phone Area Codes 540
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.326
Longitude -80.735

Pearisburg 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 4.3 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 UNION 3 SSE
Distance 19 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 40 F
Apr Temp 36 to 63 F
Jul Temp 58 to 84 F
Oct Temp 37 to 66 F
Annual Precip 36.1 inches
Station BLACKSBURG
Distance 19.6 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 41 F
Apr Temp 37 to 63 F
Jul Temp 60 to 83 F
Oct Temp 38 to 65 F
Annual Precip 42.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Dublin 2,665 $43,289
Glen Lyn 152 $67,500
Narrows 2,166 $49,821
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/.

Pearisburg Public Libraries

Library
Pearisburg Public Library
209 FORT BRANCH ROAD
Pearisburg, Virginia
(540) 921-2556

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Pearisburg Hospitals

CARILION GILES MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
1 TAYLOR AVENUE PO BOX K
(540) 921-6000
Emergency Service: Yes

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Pearisburg High Schools

GILES HIGH
BUSINESS RTE 460
540-921-1711
Serves 684 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.7

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