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People

Total Population 5,630
Male Share of the Population 45.3%
Female Share of the Population 54.7%
Senior Citizens 18.5%
Employed Population 16+ 2,099
Age of the Population 40

Families

% of people married 47.2%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 13.9%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $45,656
% Above Poverty Level 78.1%
% Below Poverty Level 21.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 3.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.7%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 39.1%
Median Gross Rent $612
Median House Value $95,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 20.1%
US/American 0.1%
English 5.6%
Irish 14.3%

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

Richlands Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 62 miles NE of Johnson City, Tennessee (center to center)
Nearest Large City 139 miles NW of Charlotte, North Carolina
County Tazewell
Standard Zip Codes 24641
Phone Area Codes 276
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.093
Longitude -81.793

Richlands 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 RICHLANDS
Distance 0.6 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 42 F
Apr Temp 37 to 64 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 39 to 66 F
Annual Precip 40.4 inches
Station GRUNDY
Distance 20.7 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 MARION
Distance 24.5 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 43 F
Apr Temp 38 to 67 F
Jul Temp 60 to 84 F
Oct Temp 39 to 68 F
Annual Precip 45 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Cedar Bluff 1,148 $41,071
Glade Spring 1,575 $56,500
Honaker 1,576 $40,568
Lebanon 3,388 $48,504
Saltville 2,343 $33,702
Tazewell 4,522 $62,400

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

Richlands Hospitals

CLINCH VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER
(Proprietary)
2949 W FRONT ST
(276) 596-6000
Emergency Service: Yes

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Richlands High Schools

RICHLANDS HIGH
OFF RT 460
276-964-4602
Serves 848 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.1

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