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Demographics

People

Total Population5,462
Male Share of the Population56.8%
Female Share of the Population43.2%
Senior Citizens13.4%
Employed Population 16+1,558
Age of the Population37

Families

% of people married36.6%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher22.3%
Median Earnings25+$27,009
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$0

Wealth

Median Family Income$45,469
% Above Poverty Level73.8%
% Below Poverty Level26.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time18 minutes
% Working from Home3.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work0%
% Using Public Transportation0.6%

Housing

People Living Alone23.5%
Median Gross Rent$716
Median House Value$103,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)34.9%
English11.4%
German10.7%
Irish10.7%
Italian3.1%
Scottish1.2%
French Except Basque1.2%
African1%
Afghan)1%
Russian0.9%
Ukrainian0.7%
Greek0.7%
Dutch0.7%
Welsh0.4%
Arab0.3%
Norwegian0.3%
Moroccan0.3%
West Indian0.3%
Swedish0.2%
US Virgin Isl0.1%
Jamaican0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
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Big Stone Gap Almanac

CategoryValue
County Wise County
Standard Zip Codes24219
Phone Area Codes276
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude36.86
Approximate Longitude-82.77

Big Stone Gap 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
Distance1.5 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
Distance14.4 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
Distance17.4 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
Appalachia1,843$34,464
Coeburn2,283$35,682
Dungannon362$28,750
Norton3,978$43,500
Pennington Gap1,954$24,083
Wise3,145$60,880

Big Stone Gap Hospitals

Wellmont Lonesome Pine Hospital
(Non-profit)
1990 Holton Avenue East
(276) 523-3110

Big Stone Gap Public Schools

Powell Valley Middle
3137 Second Avenue East
ZIP: 24219
(276) 523-0195
Middle
Total Enrollment 502
Powell Valley Primary
2945 Second Avenue East
ZIP: 24219
(276) 523-4900
Primary
Total Enrollment 657
Union High
322 Powell Valley Road
ZIP: 24219
(276) 523-1290
High
Total Enrollment 654

Big Stone Gap Private Schools

King's Christian Academy
14 E 11th St N
ZIP: 24219
Elementary
Total Enrollment 17
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