U.S. Beacon September 23, 2019

Big Stone Gap, VA

Wise County, Virginia

Latitude: 36.867165     Longitude: -82.774471
Population 5,854 (2005)
Elevation of Big Stone Gap, Virginia: 1550 feet



General Housing Characteristics, 2000 data (id:5107480, place: Big Stone Gap town, Virginia)

Total housing units: 2,170

UNITS IN STRUCTURE
1-unit, detached: 1,496 (68.94%)
1-unit, attached: 14 (0.65%)
2 units: 13 (0.6%)
3 or 4 units: 82 (3.78%)
5 to 9 units: 115 (5.3%)
10 to 19 units: 64 (2.95%)
20 or more units: 25 (1.15%)
Mobile home.: 355 (16.36%)
Boat, RV, van, etc: 6 (0.28%)

YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT
1999 to March 2000: 38 (1.75%)
1995 to 1998: 99 (4.56%)
1990 to 1994: 66 (3.04%)
1980 to 1989: 355 (16.36%)
1970 to 1979: 467 (21.52%)
1960 to 1969: 256 (11.8%)
1940 to 1959: 621 (28.62%)
1939 or earlier: 268 (12.35%)

ROOMS
1 room: 7 (0.32%)
2 rooms: 42 (1.94%)
3 rooms: 128 (5.9%)
4 rooms: 353 (16.27%)
5 rooms: 544 (25.07%)
6 rooms: 583 (26.87%)
7 rooms: 291 (13.41%)
8 rooms: 74 (3.41%)
9 or more rooms: 148 (6.82%)
Median (rooms): 5.5

Occupied housing units: 1,968

YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT
1999 to March 2000: 322 (16.36%)
1995 to 1998: 560 (28.46%)
1990 to 1994: 251 (12.75%)
1980 to 1989: 319 (16.21%)
1970 to 1979: 277 (14.08%)
1969 or earlier: 239 (12.14%)

VEHICLES AVAILABLE
None: 276 (14.02%)
1: 694 (35.26%)
2: 702 (35.67%)
3 or more: 296 (15.04%)

HOUSE HEATING FUEL
Utility gas: 9 (0.46%)
Bottled, tank, or LP gas: 23 (1.17%)
Electricity: 1,570 (79.78%)
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc: 294 (14.94%)
Coal or coke: 26 (1.32%)
Wood: 46 (2.34%)
Solar energy: 0 (0%)
Other fuel: 0 (0%)
No fuel used: 0 (0%)

SELECTED HOUSE CHARACTERISTICS
Lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0 (0%)
Lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0 (0%)
No telephone service: 171 (8.69%)

OCCUPANTS PER ROOM
Occupied housing units: 1,968 (100%)
1.00 or less: 1,941 (98.63%)
1.01 to 1.50: 27 (1.37%)
1.51 or more: 0 (0%)

Specified owner-occupied units: 1,070

HOUSE VALUE
Less than $50,000: 276 (25.79%)
$50,000 to $99,999: 626 (58.5%)
$100,000 to $149,999: 108 (10.09%)
$150,000 to $199,999: 32 (2.99%)
$200,000 to $299,999: 17 (1.59%)
$300,000 to $499,999: 11 (1.03%)
$500,000 to $999,999: 0 (0%)
$1,000,000 or more: 0 (0%)
Median (dollars): $70,800

MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS
With a mortgage: 519 (48.5%)
--Less than $300: 0 (0%)
--$300 to $499: 64 (5.98%)
--$500 to $699: 151 (14.11%)
--$700 to $999: 177 (16.54%)
--$1,000 to $1,499: 109 (10.19%)
--$1,500 to $1,999: 18 (1.68%)
--$2,000 or more: 0 (0%)
--Median (dollars): $768
Not mortgaged: 551 (51.5%)
--Median (dollars): $218

SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999
Less than 15.0 percent: 449 (41.96%)
15.0 to 19.9 percent: 188 (17.57%)
20.0 to 24.9 percent: 148 (13.83%)
25.0 to 29.9 percent: 65 (6.07%)
30.0 to 34.9 percent: 21 (1.96%)
35.0 percent or more: 174 (16.26%)
Not computed: 25 (2.34%)

Specified renter-occupied units: 696

GROSS RENT
Less than $200: 76 (10.92%)
$200 to $299: 198 (28.45%)
$300 to $499: 285 (40.95%)
$500 to $749: 76 (10.92%)
$750 to $999: 5 (0.72%)
$1,000 to $1,499: 0 (0%)
$1,500 or more: 0 (0%)
No cash rent: 56 (8.05%)
Median (dollars): $333

GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999
Less than 15.0 percent.: 161 (23.13%)
15.0 to 19.9 percent: 95 (13.65%)
20.0 to 24.9 percent: 35 (5.03%)
25.0 to 29.9 percent: 61 (8.76%)
30.0 to 34.9 percent: 34 (4.89%)
35.0 percent or more: 233 (33.48%)
Not computed: 77 (11.06%)

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