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People

Total Population 1,804
Male Share of the Population 41.7%
Female Share of the Population 58.3%
Senior Citizens 33%
Employed Population 16+ 404
Age of the Population 55

Families

% of people married 34.9%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 9.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $29,306
% Above Poverty Level 62.2%
% Below Poverty Level 37.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 29 minutes
% Working from Home 7.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 47.1%
Median Gross Rent $468
Median House Value $82,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 19.8%
US/American 0%
English 5%
Irish 10.4%

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

Pennington Gap Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 48 miles NW of Johnson City, Tennessee (center to center)
Nearest Large City 116 miles SE of Lexington, Kentucky
County Lee
Standard Zip Codes 24277
Phone Area Codes 276
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.758
Longitude -83.027

Pennington Gap 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 PENNINGTON GAP
Distance 2.3 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 44 F
Apr Temp 38 to 67 F
Jul Temp 62 to 86 F
Oct Temp 40 to 69 F
Annual Precip 49.3 inches
Station BAXTER
Distance 18.1 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 44 F
Apr Temp 40 to 68 F
Jul Temp 64 to 86 F
Oct Temp 43 to 69 F
Annual Precip 51.1 inches
Station HYDEN
Distance 33 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 43 F
Apr Temp 40 to 69 F
Jul Temp 64 to 86 F
Oct Temp 43 to 69 F
Annual Precip 50.1 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Pennington Gap, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Pennington (24277)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Appalachia 1,871 $37,563
Big Stone Gap 5,508 $48,879
Jonesville 1,263 $48,375
St. Charles 113 $14,722

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

Pennington Gap Hospitals

LEE REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER
(Voluntary non-profit - Other)
1800 COMBS ROAD - P O BOX
(540) 546-1440
Emergency Service: Yes

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