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Demographics

People

Total Population1,954
Male Share of the Population42.7%
Female Share of the Population57.3%
Senior Citizens33%
Employed Population 16+463
Age of the Population55

Families

% of people married32.8%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher11.8%
Median Earnings25+$17,315
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$18,684
Median Earnings With High School Degree$12,981

Wealth

Median Family Income$24,083
% Above Poverty Level62.7%
% Below Poverty Level37.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time27 minutes
% Working from Home6.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.8%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone44.6%
Median Gross Rent$482
Median House Value$78,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)15.1%
Irish11.2%
German11%
Italian7.1%
English5.5%
Dutch1.5%
Scottish1.5%
French Except Basque1%
Welsh1%
West Indian0.8%
Jamaican0.8%
Greek0.3%
Norwegian0.3%
Polish0.2%
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Pennington Gap Almanac

CategoryValue
County Lee County
Standard Zip Codes24277
Phone Area Codes276
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude36.75
Approximate Longitude-83.02

Pennington 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)

StationPENNINGTON GAP
Distance2.3 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
StationBAXTER
Distance18.1 miles
Jan Temp24 to 44 F
Apr Temp40 to 68 F
Jul Temp64 to 86 F
Oct Temp43 to 69 F
Annual Precip51.1 inches
StationHYDEN
Distance33 miles
Jan Temp23 to 43 F
Apr Temp40 to 69 F
Jul Temp64 to 86 F
Oct Temp43 to 69 F
Annual Precip50.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Appalachia1,843$34,464
Big Stone Gap5,462$45,469
Jonesville1,181$51,705
St. Charles78$13,875

Pennington Gap Public Schools

Elk Knob Elem
148 Hornet Loop
ZIP: 24277
(276) 546-1837
Primary
Total Enrollment 378
Pennington Middle
121 Bobcat Circle
ZIP: 24277
(276) 546-1453
Middle
Total Enrollment 368
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