Demographics

People

Total Population1,644
Male Share of the Population45%
Female Share of the Population55%
Senior Citizens25.1%
Employed Population 16+702
Age of the Population45

Families

% of people married58.1%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher20.8%
Median Earnings25+$31,700
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$13,864
Median Earnings With High School Degree$23,750

Wealth

Median Family Income$55,208
% Above Poverty Level92.2%
% Below Poverty Level7.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time19 minutes
% Working from Home1%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.9%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone24.3%
Median Gross Rent$661
Median House Value$130,100

Ancestry

German15.4%
Irish11.3%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)10.8%
English6.5%
Scottish2.9%
Italian2.4%
Polish0.9%
Dutch0.6%
Norwegian0.5%
French Except Basque0.5%
Arab0.5%
Bulgarian0.4%
Welsh0.3%
Ukrainian0.2%
Canadian0.2%
Belgian0.2%
US/American0.2%
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Rural Retreat Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyWythe County
Standard Zip Codes24368
Phone Area Codes276
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude36.89
Approximate Longitude-81.27

Rural Retreat Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationWYTHEVILLE 1 S
Distance10.1 miles
Jan Temp20 to 42 F
Apr Temp36 to 64 F
Jul Temp58 to 83 F
Oct Temp37 to 67 F
Annual Precip37.8 inches
StationBLAND
Distance16.8 miles
Jan Temp19 to 41 F
Apr Temp35 to 62 F
Jul Temp58 to 82 F
Oct Temp36 to 66 F
Annual Precip40.2 inches
StationPULASKI
Distance29.3 miles
Jan Temp23 to 41 F
Apr Temp39 to 63 F
Jul Temp61 to 82 F
Oct Temp41 to 65 F
Annual Precip37.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Fries479$48,750
Independence1,139$41,500
Marion5,787$44,978
Tazewell4,327$54,784
Troutdale167$29,464
Wytheville8,000$64,194

Rural Retreat Public Schools

Rural Retreat High
321 E Buck St
ZIP: 24368
(276) 686-4143
High
Total Enrollment 320
Rural Retreat Middle
325 E. Buck Ave.
ZIP: 24368
(276) 686-5200
Middle
Total Enrollment 259
Rural Retreat Elem
100 Martha Debord Way
ZIP: 24386
(276) 686-4125
Primary
Total Enrollment 403
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