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People

Total Population 948
Male Share of the Population 50.7%
Female Share of the Population 49.3%
Senior Citizens 16.6%
Employed Population 16+ 274
Age of the Population 40

Families

% of people married 60.8%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 18.8%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $39,583
% Above Poverty Level 80.8%
% Below Poverty Level 19.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 27 minutes
% Working from Home 0.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 28.2%
Median Gross Rent $538
Median House Value $78,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 19.1%
US/American 0%
English 22.7%
Irish 6.6%

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

Pound Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 57 miles N of Johnson City, Tennessee (center to center)
Nearest Large City 119 miles SE of Lexington, Kentucky
County Wise
Standard Zip Codes 24279
Phone Area Codes 276
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.123
Longitude -82.601

Pound 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 WISE 3 E
Distance 9.3 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 42 F
Apr Temp 41 to 65 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 43 to 67 F
Annual Precip 47 inches
Station GRUNDY
Distance 30.6 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 46 F
Apr Temp 39 to 69 F
Jul Temp 63 to 87 F
Oct Temp 42 to 71 F
Annual Precip 45.8 inches
Station PENNINGTON GAP
Distance 34.9 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Clinchco 336 $21,250
Clintwood 1,423 $61,397
Coeburn 2,377 $36,500
Haysi 452 $45,750
Norton 4,007 $40,813
Wise 3,185 $69,500

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

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Pound High Schools

POUND HIGH
11531 WILDCAT DR
276-796-4432
Serves 263 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14

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