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People

Total Population 3,185
Male Share of the Population 49.4%
Female Share of the Population 50.6%
Senior Citizens 11.9%
Employed Population 16+ 1,371
Age of the Population 40

Families

% of people married 47.6%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 22.9%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $69,500
% Above Poverty Level 86%
% Below Poverty Level 14%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 17 minutes
% Working from Home 2.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.3%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 36.7%
Median Gross Rent $613
Median House Value $124,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.5%
US/American 0%
English 11.4%
Irish 17.2%

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

Wise Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 47 miles N of Johnson City, Tennessee (center to center)
Nearest Large City 125 miles SE of Lexington, Kentucky
County Wise
Standard Zip Codes 24293
Phone Area Codes 276
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.975
Longitude -82.575

Wise 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 2.9 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 PENNINGTON GAP
Distance 28.9 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
Station KINGSPORT
Distance 31.8 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 45 F
Apr Temp 43 to 69 F
Jul Temp 66 to 87 F
Oct Temp 45 to 70 F
Annual Precip 44.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Appalachia 1,871 $37,563
Big Stone Gap 5,508 $48,879
Coeburn 2,377 $36,500
Dungannon 443 $24,938
Norton 4,007 $40,813
Pound 948 $39,583

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

Wise Public Libraries

Library
Lonesome Pine Regional Library
124 LIBRARY RD. SW
Wise, Virginia
(276) 328-8325
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J. J. KELLY HIGH
716 BIRCHFIELD RD
276-328-8015
Serves 520 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.8

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C/O WISE CO PUBLIC SCHLS
276-328-8017
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