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Population (year 2000): 7,804. Estimated population in July 2005: 8,038 (+3.0% change)
Males: 3,423 (43.9%), Females: 4,381 (56.1%)

Wythe County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 43.8 years
Median household income: $28,043 (year 2000)
Median house value: $85,100 (year 2000)

Wytheville, VA residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Wytheville:

  • White Non-Hispanic (90.3%)
  • Black (7.2%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
  • Hispanic (0.8%)

Ancestries: United States (18.4%), German (14.8%), English (8.8%), Irish (5.9%), Scottish (2.4%), Scotch-Irish (2.4%).

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Elevation: 2284 feet

Land area: 14.3 square miles

Wytheville,

For population 25 years and over in Wytheville

  • High school or higher: 71.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 15.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wytheville town

  • Never married: 18.5%
  • Now married: 56.7%
  • Separated: 3.9%
  • Widowed: 9.4%
  • Divorced: 11.5%

1.0% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -317 (-3.9%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: VA Roanoke, (81.0 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: NC Greensboro, (105.8 miles pop. 223,891).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (459.6 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Meadows, VA Max (9.2 miles Chiswell, VA (10.1 miles Fort Retreat, VA (13.4 miles Rural VA (17.8 miles Fries, VA Galax, (22.7 miles VA (22.8 miles Pulaski, VA (22.9 miles Atkins, VA Independence, (22.9 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 27 buildings, average cost: $94,400
  • 1997: 27 buildings, average cost: $94,200
  • 1998: 10 buildings, average cost: $66,200
  • 1999: 31 buildings, average cost: $110,900
  • 2000: 27 buildings, average cost: $115,400
  • 2001: 22 buildings, average cost: $112,700
  • 2002: 21 buildings, average cost: $128,400
  • 2003: 30 buildings, average cost: $134,900
  • 2004: 27 buildings, average cost: $140,000
  • 2005: 37 buildings, average cost: $140,200

Latitude: 36.95 N, Longitude: 81.09 W

Area code: 276


Wytheville, Virginia business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (23.8%), Retail trade (17.0%), Manufacturing (13.9%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (13.8%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +4,389 (+56.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,378 (68.9%)


 

Crime in Wytheville by Year

Type 2001 2003 2004
Murders 2 1 0
    per 100,000 25.6 12.8 0.0
Rapes 5 5 3
    per 100,000 64.1 64.1 38.4
Robberies 0 5 0
    per 100,000 0.0 64.1 0.0
Assaults 18 9 13
    per 100,000 230.7 115.3 166.6
Burglaries 55 59 30
    per 100,000 704.8 756.0 384.4
Thefts 284 386 320
    per 100,000 3639.2 4946.2 4100.5
Auto thefts 21 38 14
    per 100,000 269.1 486.9 179.4
313.8 370.5 254.0


Average climate in Wytheville, Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Wytheville,

Wytheville-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Virginia state average. It is 69% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/4/1974, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 47.2 miles away from the Wytheville city center killed one person and injured 4 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/4/1974, a category 3 tornado 51.5 miles away from the city center injured 12 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Jacob Gardner - College football player (Virginia Tech Hokies), Jesse Irvin - College football player (Virginia Tech Hokies), Tam Topham - Craftsman Truck series NASCAR driver (born: Wytheville, VA

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Hospital/medical center in Wytheville:
  • WYTHE COUNTY COMM HOSP (600 W RIDGE RD)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Wytheville:
  • PULASKI COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 23 miles; PULASKI, VA)
  • TWIN COUNTY REGIONAL HOSPITAL (about 24 miles; GALAX, VA)
  • BLUEFIELD REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 25 miles; BLUEFIELD, WV)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Wytheville:
  • RALEIGH COUNTY MEMORIAL (about 58 miles; BECKLEY, WV; ID: BKW)
  • GREENBRIER VALLEY (about 79 miles; LEWISBURG, WV; ID: LWB)
  • ROANOKE REGIONAL/WOODRUM FIELD (about 82 miles; ROANOKE, VA; ID: ROA)
Other public-use airports nearest to Wytheville:
  • MOUNTAIN EMPIRE (about 18 miles; MARION/WYTHEVILLE, VA; ID: MKJ)
  • TWIN COUNTY (about 24 miles; GALAX HILLSVILLE, VA; ID: HLX)
  • MERCER COUNTY (about 25 miles; BLUEFIELD, WV; ID: BLF)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 13 $41,034 $37,877 7 $3,961
Police Protection - Officers 24 $67,292 $33,646 0 $0
Police - Other 6 $11,229 $22,458 4 $4,891
Firefighters 6 $15,491 $30,982 0 $0
Streets and Highways 24 $55,058 $27,529 2 $3,270
Solid Waste Management 6 $11,655 $23,310 3 $3,345
Sewerage 11 $27,046 $29,504 2 $2,604
Parks and Recreation 10 $22,561 $27,073 15 $7,862
Water Supply 9 $21,133 $28,177 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 14 $28,129 $24,110 0 $0
Financial Administration 4 $9,343 $28,029 2 $2,289
Totals for Government 127 $309,971 $29,288 35 $28,222


Colleges/Universities in Wytheville:
  • WYTHEVILLE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 1,344; Location: 1000 E MAIN ST; Public; Website: www.wc.cc.va.us)
  • ALLIANCE TRACTOR TRAILER TRAINING CENTER (Location: 100 NYE RD; Private, for-profit)
  • SUMMIT SCHOOL OF COSMETOLOGY (Location: 140 S FIRST ST; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wytheville:
  • BLUEFIELD STATE COLLEGE (about 25 miles; BLUEFIELD, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,096)
  • NEW RIVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 31 miles; DUBLIN, VA; FT enrollment: 2,262)
  • CONCORD COLLEGE (about 35 miles; ATHENS, WV; FT enrollment: 2,723)
  • RADFORD UNIVERSITY (about 40 miles; RADFORD, VA; FT enrollment: 8,034)
  • SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 51 miles; RICHLANDS, VA; FT enrollment: 2,412)
  • VIRGINIA POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE AND STATE UNIV (about 54 miles; BLACKSBURG, VA; FT enrollment: 25,754)
  • APPALACHIAN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 67 miles; BOONE, NC; FT enrollment: 12,245)
Public high school in Wytheville:
  • GEORGE WYTHE HIGH (Students: 467; Location: 1 MAROON WAY; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Wytheville:
  • GRANITE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 52; Location: 1705 PEPPER FAIRY RD; Grades: KG - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Wytheville:
  • SPILLER PRIMARY (Students: 722; Location: 330 TAZEWELL ST; Grades: KG - 05)
  • SCOTT MEMORIAL MIDDLE (Students: 370; Location: 950 S. SEVENTH ST.; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • SHEFFEY ELEM. (Students: 234; Location: 621 MOUNTIAN VIEW RD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • REGIONAL ALTERNATIVE/WYTHE CO (Location: C/O WYTHE CO PUBLIC SCHLS; Grades: 06 - 12)
  • WYTHE COUNTY TECH CENTER (Location: 1505 W SPILLER ST; Grades: 00 - 00)
Private primary/middle school in Wytheville:
  • ECHO VALLEY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 11; Location: 265 ECHO VALLEY ROAD; Grades: KG - 8)

Notable locations in Wytheville: Haven (A), Wytheville Golf Club (B), Interchange 73 (C), Wytheville Work Center (D), Wytheville Ranger Station (E), Wytheville City Hall (F), Wythe County Jail (G), Wythe County Courthouse (H).

Shopping Center: Evansham Shopping Center (1).

Churches in Wytheville include: Church of God (A), Saint Johns Church (B), Saint Johns Episcopal Church (C), Saint Marys Catholic Church (D), Saint Paul United Methodist Church (E), Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church (F), Bethlehem Baptist Church (G), Bibleway Baptist Church (H).

Cemeteries: Oakwood Memorial Gardens (1), East End Cemetery (2), West End Cemetery (3), Saint Johns Cemetery (4).

Post office: (A).  


Wytheville compared to Virginia state average:
  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below 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.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Population density below state average for cities.

Strongest AM radio stations in Wytheville:
  • WYVE (1280 AM; 3 kW; WYTHEVILLE, VA; Owner: THREE RIVERS MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WBDY (1190 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BLUEFIELD, VA; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKNV (890 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FAIRLAWN, VA; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WWWJ (1360 AM; 5 kW; GALAX, VA; Owner: TWIN COUNTY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPAQ (740 AM; 10 kW; MOUNT AIRY, NC; Owner: RALPH D. EPPERSON)
  • WCRR (660 AM; daytime; 1 kW; RURAL RETREAT, VA; Owner: ORA ROBERT SMALLWOOD III)
  • WHIS (1440 AM; 5 kW; BLUEFIELD, WV; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WHKY (1290 AM; 50 kW; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)
  • WFNR (710 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BLACKSBURG, VA; Owner: PERCEPTION MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WPIN (810 AM; daytime; 4 kW; DUBLIN, VA; Owner: DUBLIN RADIO)
  • WNRV (990 AM; 5 kW; NARROWS-PEARISBURG, VA; Owner: PERCEPTION MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WSYD (1300 AM; 10 kW; MOUNT AIRY, NC; Owner: GRANITE CITY BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wytheville:
  • WVTR (91.9 FM; MARION, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA TECH FOUNDATION INC)
  • WHAJ (104.5 FM; BLUEFIELD, WV; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WHKX (106.3 FM; BLUEFIELD, VA; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WKOY-FM (100.9 FM; PRINCETON, WV; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WPIB (91.1 FM; BLUEFIELD, WV; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WSTG (95.9 FM; PRINCETON, WV; Owner: PRINCETON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPIN-FM (91.5 FM; DUBLIN, VA; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WPSK-FM (107.1 FM; PULASKI, VA; Owner: NEW RIVER VALLEY RADIO PARTNERS, LLC)
  • WBRF (98.1 FM; GALAX, VA; Owner: BLUE RIDGE RADIO, INC.)
  • WMEV-FM (93.9 FM; MARION, VA; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXBX (95.3 FM; RURAL RETREAT, VA; Owner: THREE RIVERS MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WOLD-FM (102.5 FM; MARION, VA; Owner: EMERALD SOUND, INC.)
  • KHPR (88.1 FM; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: HAWAII PUBLIC RADIO)
  • W267AN (101.3 FM; WILKESBORO, NC; Owner: TRIAD FAMILY NETWORK, INC.)
  • W224AE (92.7 FM; WYTHEVILLE, VA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WJLS-FM (99.5 FM; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WHQX (107.7 FM; CEDAR BLUFF, VA; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WZVA (103.5 FM; MARION, VA; Owner: T.E.C.O. BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Wytheville:
  • WKPZ-LP (Channel 3; WYTHEVILLE, ETC., VA; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVVA (Channel 6; BLUEFIELD, WV; Owner: WVVA TELEVISON, INC.)

 

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