U.S. Beacon August 25, 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 Social Characteristics, 2000 data (id:5107480, place: Big Stone Gap town, Virginia)

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school: 1,013 (100%)
Nursery school, preschool: 43 (4.24%)
Kindergarten: 45 (4.44%)
Elementary school (grades 1-8): 529 (52.22%)
High school (grades 9-12): 252 (24.88%)
College or graduate school: 144 (14.22%)

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over: 3,377 (100%)
Less than 9th grade: 540 (15.99%)
9th to 12th grade, no diploma: 590 (17.47%)
High school graduate (includes equivalency): 854 (25.29%)
Some college, no degree: 631 (18.69%)
Associate degree: 208 (6.16%)
Bachelor's degree: 344 (10.19%)
Graduate or professional degree: 210 (6.22%)
Percent high school graduate or higher: 66.5%
Percent bachelor's degree or higher: 16.4%

MARITIAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over: 3,933 (100%)
Never married: 822 (20.9%)
Now married, except separated: 2,014 (51.21%)
Separated: 149 (3.79%)
Total Widowed: 486 (12.36%)
Widowed Female: 383 (9.74%)
Total Divorced: 462 (11.75%)
Divorced Female: 239 (6.08%)

GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years: 76 (100%)
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren: 35 (46.05%)

VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over: 3,713 (100%)
Civilian veterans: 610 (16.43%)

DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years: 985 (100%)
--With a disability: 58 (5.89%)
Population 21 to 64 years: 2,637 (100%)
--With a disability: 892 (33.83%)
----Percent employed: 37.7%
--No disability: 1,745 (66.17%)
----Percent employed: 65.4%
Population 65 years and over: 746 (100%)
--With a disability: 352 (47.18%)

RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over: 4,550 (100%)
Same house in 1995: 2,662 (58.51%)
Different house in the U.S. in 1995: 1,888 (41.49%)
--Same county: 1,135 (24.95%)
--Different county: 753 (16.55%)
----Same state: 396 (8.7%)
----Different state: 357 (7.85%)
Elsewhere in 1995: 0 (0%)

NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population: 4,830 (100%)
Native: 4,814 (99.67%)
--Born in United States: 4,814 (100%)
----State of residence: 3,320 (68.74%)
----Different state: 1,494 (30.93%)
--Born outside United States: 0 (0%)
Foreign born: 16 (0.33%)
----Entered 1990 to March 2000: 9 (0.19%)
--Naturalized citizen: 16 (0.33%)
--Not a citizen: 0 (0%)

REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea): 16 (100%)
Europe: 0 (0%)
Asia: 0 (0%)
Africa: 0 (0%)
Oceania: 0 (0%)
Latin America: 9 (56.25%)
Northern America: 7 (43.75%)

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over: 4,550 (100%)
English only: 4,471 (98.26%)
Language other than English: 79 (1.74%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 9 (0.2%)
--Spanish: 70 (1.54%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 9 (0.2%)
--Other Indo-European languages: 0 (0%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 0 (0%)
--Asian and Pacific Island languages: 0 (0%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 0 (0%)

ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population: 4,830 (100%)
Total ancestries reported: 3,883% (80.39%)
Arab: 0 (0%)
Czech: 0 (0%)
Danish: 0 (0%)
Dutch: 148 (3.06%)
English: 626 (12.96%)
French (except Basque): 91 (1.88%)
French Canadian: 7 (0.14%)
German: 369 (7.64%)
Greek: 0 (0%)
Hungarian: 17 (0.35%)
Irish: 429 (8.88%)
Italian: 20 (0.41%)
Lithuanian: 0 (0%)
Norwegian: 21 (0.43%)
Polish: 18 (0.37%)
Portuguese: 6 (0.12%)
Russian: 0 (0%)
Scotch-Irish: 115 (2.38%)
Scottish: 68 (1.41%)
Slovak: 0 (0%)
Subsaharan African: 10 (0.21%)
Swedish: 16 (0.33%)
Swiss: 0 (0%)
Ukrainian: 0 (0%)
United States or American: 1,236 (25.59%)
Welsh: 36 (0.75%)
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups): 10 (0.21%)
Other ancestries: 640 (13.25%)

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