Pembroke, Virginia

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Pembroke, Virginia

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Low Violent Crime
(vs. State)
Top 5% trophy Pembroke Low Violent Crime
Low Property Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Pembroke Low Property Crime
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. State)
Top 16% Pembroke Low Rate of Poverty

Comparative Profile of Pembroke, Virginia

Comparing Pembroke 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
Well-Paid Single Women 8 6
Well-Paid Single Men 7 7
Racial Diversity 7 2
Senior Citizens 6 5
Female Share of the Population 6 3
Age of the Population 6 4
Male Share of the Population 5 8
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 4 7
Average Household Size 3 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 8 9
People in Middle Class or Better 7 8
Median Family Income 6 6
College Educated Adults 2 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 7 6
Walking and Biking to Work 5 4
Short Commute Times 4 3
Working at Home 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 8 6
Affordability of Rents 8 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 7
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 6
Housing Recently Built 5 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 10 10
Low Violent Crime 9 10

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Pembroke Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 38 miles W of Roanoke, Virginia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 145 miles N of Charlotte, North Carolina
County Giles
Standard Zip Codes 24136
Phone Area Codes 540
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.319
Longitude -80.639

Pembroke Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 5.6 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
Distance 14.8 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
Station UNION 3 SSE
Distance 17 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
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Pembroke Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,134 100%
Male 543 47.9%
Female 591 52.1%
Under 18 252 22.2%
18+ 882 77.8%
65+ 192 16.9%
Median Age 37.9
Average Family Size 2.89
White 1,050 92.6%
African-American 77 6.8%
Asian 3 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 1 0.1%
Mixed Race 2 0.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 4 0.4%

Estimated Pembroke Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,167
Growth 33
Growth % 2.9%

Pembroke 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 42.8%
German 15%
English 13.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.8%
Irish 7%
Scottish 1.6%
Scotch-Irish 1.4%
European 1.4%
Welsh 1.2%
Polish 1.2%
Dutch 1.2%
French (except Basque) 0.6%
British 0.4%
Norwegian 0.4%
Italian 0.4%
African 0.4%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Pembroke 1,134 $42,632
Blacksburg 39,573 $51,810
Glen Lyn 151 $38,250
Narrows 2,111 $42,610
Pearisburg 2,729 $39,938
Radford 15,859 $46,332
Rich Creek 665 $43,958
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