Stuart, Virginia

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 6% Stuart Affordability of Rents
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Stuart Racial Diversity

Comparative Profile of Stuart, Virginia

Comparing Stuart 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
Racial Diversity 10 9
Female Share of the Population 9 7
Senior Citizens 8 7
Age of the Population 8 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 3 5
Well-Paid Single Men 2 2
Male Share of the Population 2 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 1 2
Average Household Size 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 8 6
People in Middle Class or Better 3 3
Median Family Income 3 3
People Above Poverty 2 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 8 9
Public Transportation Use 8 7
Short Commute Times 7 7
Walking and Biking to Work 7 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 10 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 10 9
Affordability of Rents 9 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 7
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 7 8
Housing Recently Built 6 6

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Stuart Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 37 miles N of Winston-Salem, North Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 103 miles N of Charlotte, North Carolina
County Patrick
Standard Zip Codes 24171
Phone Area Codes 276
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.64
Longitude -80.265

Stuart Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station STUART
Distance 1 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 45 F
Apr Temp 43 to 67 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 45 to 68 F
Annual Precip 51.3 inches
Station DANBURY 5 SE
Distance 17.9 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 48 F
Apr Temp 42 to 70 F
Jul Temp 65 to 88 F
Oct Temp 43 to 71 F
Annual Precip 48 inches
Station MOUNT AIRY 2 W
Distance 23.5 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 46 F
Apr Temp 40 to 68 F
Jul Temp 64 to 86 F
Oct Temp 43 to 70 F
Annual Precip 46.9 inches
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Stuart Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 961 100%
Male 443 46.1%
Female 518 53.9%
Under 18 215 22.4%
18+ 746 77.6%
65+ 190 19.8%
Median Age 40.1
Average Family Size 2.85
White 787 81.9%
African-American 145 15.1%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 20 2.1%
Mixed Race 9 0.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 45 4.7%

Estimated Stuart Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 925
Growth -36
Growth % -3.7%

Stuart 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 38.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 23.5%
English 9.8%
German 9.4%
Scotch-Irish 4.5%
Irish 4.4%
European 2.9%
Dutch 2%
French (except Basque) 1.7%
Scottish 1.5%
Italian 1.1%
Norwegian 0.3%
British 0.3%
Canadian 0.3%
Swedish 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Stuart 961 $35,000
Floyd 432 $40,938
Martinsville 15,416 $35,321
Ridgeway 775 $39,500

Stuart Hospitals

(276) 694-3151
Emergency Service: Yes

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Stuart High Schools (2004)

Serves 977 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.1

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