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Demographics

People

Total Population1,843
Male Share of the Population49%
Female Share of the Population51%
Senior Citizens14.6%
Employed Population 16+449
Age of the Population34

Families

% of people married41.6%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher15.7%
Median Earnings25+$28,971
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$15,568
Median Earnings With High School Degree$23,021

Wealth

Median Family Income$34,464
% Above Poverty Level62.2%
% Below Poverty Level37.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time26 minutes
% Working from Home0.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work4.2%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone23.4%
Median Gross Rent$615
Median House Value$57,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)22.2%
Irish13.5%
German9.2%
English8.6%
Scottish2.2%
Italian2.1%
Swedish1.6%
Dutch1.5%
French Except Basque0.8%
Arab0.7%
Moroccan0.7%
Romanian0.6%
Norwegian0.5%
Welsh0.4%
Polish0.4%
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Appalachia Almanac

CategoryValue
County Wise County
Standard Zip Codes24216
Phone Area Codes276
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude36.9
Approximate Longitude-82.78

Appalachia Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationBIG STONE GAP
Distance2.9 miles
Jan Temp23 to 44 F
Apr Temp40 to 67 F
Jul Temp63 to 86 F
Oct Temp41 to 70 F
Annual Precip52.3 inches
StationWISE 3 E
Distance15.2 miles
Jan Temp23 to 42 F
Apr Temp41 to 65 F
Jul Temp61 to 82 F
Oct Temp43 to 67 F
Annual Precip47 inches
StationPENNINGTON GAP
Distance17 miles
Jan Temp22 to 44 F
Apr Temp38 to 67 F
Jul Temp62 to 86 F
Oct Temp40 to 69 F
Annual Precip49.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Big Stone Gap5,462$45,469
Coeburn2,283$35,682
Norton3,978$43,500
Pennington Gap1,954$24,083
St. Charles78$13,875
Wise3,145$60,880

Appalachia Public Schools

Appalachia Elem
3965 Kent Junction Road
ZIP: 24216
(276) 565-1115
Primary
Total Enrollment 334
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