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Demographics

People

Total Population1,586
Male Share of the Population48%
Female Share of the Population52%
Senior Citizens23.5%
Employed Population 16+634
Age of the Population43

Families

% of people married63.4%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher20%
Median Earnings25+$33,661
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,932

Wealth

Median Family Income$61,094
% Above Poverty Level92.8%
% Below Poverty Level7.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time23 minutes
% Working from Home0.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.8%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone27.9%
Median Gross Rent$609
Median House Value$122,400

Ancestry

German15.1%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)12.5%
Irish10.7%
English4.9%
Scottish2.3%
Italian2.1%
Dutch1.1%
Canadian0.8%
Arab0.6%
French Except Basque0.6%
Polish0.3%
Bulgarian0.3%
Ukrainian0.2%
US/American0.2%
Norwegian0.2%
Belgian0.2%
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Rural Retreat Almanac

CategoryValue
County Wythe 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
Fries452$46,250
Independence1,008$30,625
Marion5,891$42,908
Tazewell4,470$61,759
Troutdale143$32,500
Wytheville8,167$56,830

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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