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Demographics

People

Total Population3,084
Male Share of the Population48.5%
Female Share of the Population51.5%
Senior Citizens15.5%
Employed Population 16+1,370
Age of the Population43

Families

% of people married51.7%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher25%
Median Earnings25+$40,485
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$27,778

Wealth

Median Family Income$62,902
% Above Poverty Level87.2%
% Below Poverty Level12.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time16 minutes
% Working from Home2.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.3%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone25.2%
Median Gross Rent$626
Median House Value$117,100

Ancestry

Irish16.3%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)11.4%
English10.9%
German7.4%
Italian4.3%
Scottish1.8%
Dutch1.5%
French Except Basque1.3%
Hungarian1.3%
Canadian0.4%
Ukrainian0.1%
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Wise Almanac

CategoryValue
County Wise County
Standard Zip Codes24293
Phone Area Codes276
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude36.97
Approximate Longitude-82.58

Wise Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationWISE 3 E
Distance2.9 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
Distance28.9 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
StationKINGSPORT
Distance31.8 miles
Jan Temp26 to 45 F
Apr Temp43 to 69 F
Jul Temp66 to 87 F
Oct Temp45 to 70 F
Annual Precip44.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Appalachia1,576$36,813
Big Stone Gap5,395$45,870
Coeburn1,939$35,417
Dungannon333$24,904
Norton4,043$45,795
Pound878$38,750

Wise Public Libraries

Lonesome Pine Regional Library
124 LIBRARY ROAD SW
Wise, Virginia
(276) 328-8325

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Wise Public Schools

L.f. Addington Middle
324 School St
ZIP: 24293
(276) 328-8821
Middle
Total Enrollment 474
Regional Learning Academy/wise Co
C/o Wise Co Public Schls, Po Box 1217
ZIP: 24293
(276) 328-8017
Wise Co. Alternative Ed. Ctr.
515 Hurricane Rd., Building B
ZIP: 24293
(276) 328-8612
Wise County Career-technical Center
621 Lake St Ne
ZIP: 24293
(276) 328-6113
Wise Primary
323 Railroad Ave Se
ZIP: 24293
(276) 328-8019
Primary
Total Enrollment 691

Wise Private Schools

Wise County Christian School
5913 Air Port Rd
ZIP: 24293
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 61
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