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Population (year 2000): 14,309
Males: 6,258 (43.7%), Females: 8,051 (56.3%)

Roanoke County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 43.0 years
Median household income: $42,264 (year 2000)
Median house value: $104,800 (year 2000)

Hollins, VA residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Hollins:

  • White Non-Hispanic (90.0%)
  • Black (6.0%)
  • Hispanic (1.0%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
  • Vietnamese (0.8%)

Ancestries: United States (15.9%), German (12.8%), English (12.3%), Irish (10.4%), Scotch-Irish (3.0%), French (2.5%).Virginia

Elevation: 1080 feet

Land area: 8.7 square miles

Hollins,

For population 25 years and over in Hollins

  • High school or higher: 83.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hollins CDP

  • Never married: 20.6%
  • Now married: 56.1%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 11.5%
  • Divorced: 10.2%

3.1% Foreign born (1.2% Asia, 1.0% Latin America, 0.8% Europe).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: VA Roanoke, (4.3 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: NC Greensboro, (87.6 miles pop. 223,891).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (378.1 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: VA (3.6 miles Cloverdale, VA Roanoke, (4.3 miles VA (5.8 miles Vinton, VA (5.8 miles Daleville, VA (7.3 miles Laymantown, VA (7.4 miles Troutville, VA (7.9 miles Salem, Spring, VA (8.2 miles Cave

Latitude: 37.34 N, Longitude: 79.95 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 540

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (23.3%), Retail trade (15.2%), Manufacturing (13.7%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (10.0%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,548 (+17.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,545 (23.1%)

Average climate in Hollins, Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Hollins-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Virginia state average. It is 65% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/4/1974, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 2.6 miles away from the Hollins city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/17/1953, a category 2 tornado 10.2 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Hollins:
  • CARILION MEDICAL CENTER (about 8 miles; ROANOKE, VA)
  • COLUMBIA LEWIS-GALE MEDICAL CENTER (about 10 miles; SALEM, VA)
  • CATAWBA HOSPITAL (about 17 miles; CATAWBA, VA)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Hollins:
  • ROANOKE REGIONAL/WOODRUM FIELD (about 2 miles; ROANOKE, VA; ID: ROA)
  • GREENBRIER VALLEY (about 46 miles; LEWISBURG, WV; ID: LWB)
  • LYNCHBURG REGIONAL/PRESTON GLENN FLD (about 53 miles; LYNCHBURG, VA; ID: LYH)
Other public-use airports nearest to Hollins:
  • SMITH MOUNTAIN LAKE (about 31 miles; MONETA, VA; ID: W91)
  • VIRGINIA TECH (about 33 miles; BLACKSBURG, VA; ID: BCB)
  • INGALLS FIELD (about 43 miles; HOT SPRINGS, VA; ID: HSP)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hollins:
  • VIRGINIA WESTERN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 6 miles; ROANOKE, VA; Full-time enrollment: 3,535)
  • NATIONAL BUSINESS COLLEGE (about 10 miles; SALEM, VA; FT enrollment: 2,382)
  • VIRGINIA POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE AND STATE UNIV (about 30 miles; BLACKSBURG, VA; FT enrollment: 25,754)
  • RADFORD UNIVERSITY (about 44 miles; RADFORD, VA; FT enrollment: 8,034)
  • WASHINGTON AND LEE UNIVERSITY (about 46 miles; LEXINGTON, VA; FT enrollment: 2,063)
  • LIBERTY UNIVERSITY (about 52 miles; LYNCHBURG, VA; FT enrollment: 5,348)
  • NEW RIVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 53 miles; DUBLIN, VA; FT enrollment: 2,262)

Notable locations in Hollins: Plantation Court Swim Club (A), Valleypointe Industrial Park (B), Hollow Creek Swim Club (C), Hollins Station (D), Hollins College Quadrangle (E), Brookside Golf Club (F), Turner Hall (G), Fishburne Library (H), Randolph Hall (I), Hollins Branch Roanoke County Library (J), Roanoke County Fire Station Number 5 (K), Presser Hall (L).

Shopping Centers: Lamplighter Mall Shopping Center (1), Market Square North Shopping Center (2), Brookside Shopping Center (3).

Churches in Hollins include: Cornerstone Church (A), Saint Phillips Church (B), Green Ridge Presbyterian Church (C), Shenandoah Baptist Church (D), Summerdean Church (E), Enon Church (F), Northview Church (G), Patterson Memorial Church (H).

Cemeteries: Tombstone Cemetery (1), Obenchain Cemetery (2), Cocke Cemetery (3), Richard Carver Cemetery (4).

Park in Hollins: Walrond Park (1).


Hollins compared to Virginia state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Hollins:
  • WKBA (1550 AM; daytime; 10 kW; VINTON, VA; Owner: TINKER CREEK BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WVBE (610 AM; 5 kW; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WFIR (960 AM; 5 kW; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WRIS (1410 AM; 5 kW; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: WRIS INC.)
  • WTOY (1480 AM; 5 kW; SALEM, VA; Owner: WARD BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWWR (910 AM; 1 kW; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: PERCEPTION MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WGMN (1240 AM; 1 kW; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFNR (710 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BLACKSBURG, VA; Owner: PERCEPTION MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKNV (890 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FAIRLAWN, VA; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WLLL (930 AM; 10 kW; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: HUBBARD'S ADVERTISING AGENCY, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Hollins:
  • WMGR-FM (104.9 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYYD-FM1 (107.9 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: WYYD LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPAR (91.3 FM; SALEM, VA; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WJJS-FM (106.1 FM; VINTON, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZZI (101.5 FM; VINTON, VA; Owner: TRAVIS MEDIA, L.L.C.)
  • WROV-FM (96.3 FM; MARTINSVILLE, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXLK (92.3 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WVTF (89.1 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA TECH FOUNDATION INC)
  • WSLC-FM (94.9 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WSLQ (99.1 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • W279AC (103.7 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WRXT (90.3 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WBWR (106.9 FM; BEDFORD, VA; Owner: BEDFORD RADIO PARTNERS, LLC)
  • KHPR (88.1 FM; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: HAWAII PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WXCF-FM (103.9 FM; CLIFTON FORGE, VA; Owner: IMPACT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WYYD (107.9 FM; AMHERST, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSNV (93.5 FM; SALEM, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WIQO-FM (100.9 FM; COVINGTON, VA; Owner: WKEY, INC.)
  • WNRS-FM (89.9 FM; SWEET BRIAR, VA; Owner: SWEET BRIAR COLLEGE)
  • WZZU (97.9 FM; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: TRAVIS MEDIA L.L.C.)
TV broadcast stations around Hollins:
  • W34CU (Channel 34; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WSET-TV (Channel 13; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: WSET INCORPORATED)
  • WJPR (Channel 21; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: GRANT BROADCASTING SYSTEMS II, INC.)
  • W49AP (Channel 49; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WBRA-TV (Channel 15; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: BLUE RIDGE PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WRKV-LP (Channel 65; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSLS-TV (Channel 10; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPXR (Channel 38; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WFXR-TV (Channel 27; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: GRANT BROADCASTING SYSTEMS II, INC.)
  • W04AG (Channel 4; GARDEN CITY, ETC., VA; Owner: WDBJ TELEVISION, INC.)

 

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