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Demographics Analysis

The people of Rural Retreat Town, Virginia give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Rural Retreat Town, Virginia)

Male:

Under 5 years : 28

5 to 9 years : 32

10 to 14 years : 44

15 to 17 years : 38

18 and 19 years : 0

20 years : 0

21 years : 5

22 to 24 years : 31

25 to 29 years : 38

30 to 34 years : 34

35 to 39 years : 40

40 to 44 years : 38

45 to 49 years : 83

50 to 54 years : 66

55 to 59 years : 61

60 and 61 years : 21

62 to 64 years : 14

65 and 66 years : 20

67 to 69 years : 8

70 to 74 years : 34

75 to 79 years : 5

80 to 84 years : 7

85 years and over : 3

Female:

Under 5 years : 59

5 to 9 years : 50

10 to 14 years : 34

15 to 17 years : 55

18 and 19 years : 23

20 years : 0

21 years : 4

22 to 24 years : 7

25 to 29 years : 58

30 to 34 years : 21

35 to 39 years : 39

40 to 44 years : 60

45 to 49 years : 63

50 to 54 years : 63

55 to 59 years : 64

60 and 61 years : 14

62 to 64 years : 17

65 and 66 years : 26

67 to 69 years : 21

70 to 74 years : 43

75 to 79 years : 21

80 to 84 years : 15

85 years and over : 23


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Rural Retreat Town, Virginia)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 790

Multiple ancestry : 336

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 22

Ancestry not reported : 282


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Rural Retreat Town, Virginia)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 1,412

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 3

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 12

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 3

Not a U.S. citizen : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Rural Retreat Town, Virginia)

Total:

Under 5 years : 87

5 to 17 years : 253

18 to 24 years : 70

25 to 34 years : 151

35 to 44 years : 177

45 to 54 years : 275

55 to 59 years : 125

60 and 61 years : 35

62 to 64 years : 31

65 to 74 years : 152

75 years and over : 74

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 56

5 to 17 years : 171

18 to 24 years : 40

25 to 34 years : 76

35 to 44 years : 114

45 to 54 years : 206

55 to 59 years : 86

60 and 61 years : 18

62 to 64 years : 27

65 to 74 years : 111

75 years and over : 61

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 27

5 to 17 years : 75

18 to 24 years : 30

25 to 34 years : 74

35 to 44 years : 60

45 to 54 years : 69

55 to 59 years : 36

60 and 61 years : 17

62 to 64 years : 4

65 to 74 years : 41

75 years and over : 13

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 4

5 to 17 years : 4

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 1

35 to 44 years : 3

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 3

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 3

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Rural Retreat Town, Virginia)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 442

Female : 524

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 208

Female : 238

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 15

Foreign born:

Male : 0

Female : 3


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Rural Retreat Town, Virginia)

Born in state of residence : 902

Born in other state in the United States : 441

Native: born outside the United States : 12

Foreign born : 3


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Rural Retreat Town, Virginia)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 146

Now married, except separated : 474

Divorced : 82

Separated : 24

Widowed : 70

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 67

Now married, except separated : 226

Divorced : 70

Separated : 4

Widowed : 13

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 4

Divorced : 0

Separated : 3

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Rural Retreat Town, Virginia)

Speak only English : 1,332

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 3

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other West Germanic languages:

Speak English "very well" : 8

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Rural Retreat Town, Virginia

  • United States Or American: 278   (28.9%)
  • German: 241   (25.1%)
  • English: 112   (11.6%)
  • Other Groups: 97   (10.1%)
  • Irish: 86   (8.9%)
  • Scotch-irish: 29   (3.0%)
  • Dutch: 28   (2.9%)
  • Scottish: 23   (2.4%)
  • French (except Basque): 21   (2.2%)
  • Italian: 14   (1.5%)
  • Celtic: 9   (0.9%)
  • Polish: 7   (0.7%)
  • Welsh: 6   (0.6%)
  • Hungarian: 3   (0.3%)
  • European: 3   (0.3%)
  • Swedish: 3   (0.3%)
  • Lithuanian: 2   (0.2%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Rural Retreat Town, Virginia is 1,430



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Rural Retreat Town, Virginia: 650
Female Population in Rural Retreat Town, Virginia: 780


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Rural Retreat Town, Virginia: 44.9
Median Female Resident Age in Rural Retreat Town, Virginia: 43.0


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Virginia is 38


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Rural Retreat Town, Virginia


White


Both sexes

41.8

Male

40.0

Female

43.5

Black or African American


Both sexes

24.0

Male

37.5

Female

16.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

46.5

Male

46.5

Female

0.0

Asian


Both sexes

5.5

Male

5.5

Female

0.0

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

55.5

Male

0.0

Female

55.5

Other


Both sexes

20.0

Male

37.5

Female

11.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

22.5

Male

27.5

Female

17.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

30.5

Male

35.5

Female

17.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

41.8

Male

40.0

Female

43.4


(updated 2010)



Races in Rural Retreat Town, Virginia


  • White: 1,358
  • African American: 15
  • American Indian: 0
  • Asian: 33
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 3
  • Two or More Races: 21



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Rural Retreat Town, Virginia citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Rural Retreat Town, Virginia

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 3   (0.8%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 22   (5.87%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 27   (7.2%)
  • 9th Grade: 27   (7.2%)
  • 10th Grade: 10   (2.67%)
  • 11th Grade: 12   (3.2%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 26   (6.93%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 103   (27.47%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 22   (5.87%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 32   (8.53%)
  • Associate Degree: 60   (16%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 14   (3.73%)
  • Master's Degree: 13   (3.47%)
  • Professional School Degree: 2   (0.53%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 2   (0.53%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 9   (1.8%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 3   (0.6%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 10   (2%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 46   (9.2%)
  • 9th Grade: 8   (1.6%)
  • 10th Grade: 12   (2.4%)
  • 11th Grade: 13   (2.6%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 19   (3.8%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 196   (39.2%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 36   (7.2%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 46   (9.2%)
  • Associate Degree: 39   (7.8%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 43   (8.6%)
  • Master's Degree: 20   (4%)
  • Professional School Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Rural Retreat Town, Virginia

  • Rural Retreat Elem.


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 100 Martha Debord Way, Rural Retreat, VA 24368, Phone: (276) 686-4125, Students: 365 )

  • Rural Retreat Middle


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 321 E. Buck Ave., Rural Retreat, VA 24368, Phone: (276) 686-5200, Students: 257 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Rural Retreat Town, Virginia

  • Rural Retreat High


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 321 E Buck St, Rural Retreat, VA 24368, Phone: (276) 686-4143, Students: 339 )

Public Libraries (Branch) In Rural Retreat Town, Virginia

  • Rural Retreat Public Library


    119 N. Greever St., Rural Retreat, VA 24368

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Rural Retreat Town, Virginia


  • Rural Retreat Depot Foundation Inc


    Po Box 843, Rural Retreat, VA 24368

  • Rural Retreat Historical Society


    Po Box 477, Rural Retreat, VA 24368

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Rural Retreat Town, Virginia affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Rural Retreat Town, Virginia.

Area Features of Rural Retreat Town, Virginia


Airport


(1) Mountain Empire Airport  

Basin


(1) Kinder Valley  

Building


(1) Rural Retreat Volunteer Fire Department  

Cemetery


(1) Buchanan Cemetery   (2) Earhart Cemetery   (3) Keesling Cemetery   (4) Kimberling Cemetery   (5) Mountain View Cemetery   (6) Murpheyville Cemetery   (7) Steffey Cemetery   (8) Steffy Cemetery   (9) Sunset Memorial Gardens Cemetery  

Church


(1) Asbury Church   (2) Blacklick Church   (3) Corinth Church   (4) Fulton Church   (5) Grace Church   (6) Green Mountain Church   (7) High Point Church   (8) Kimberlin Church   (9) Mount Olive Church   (10) Riddles Memorial Church   (11) Sharon Church   (12) Union Church  

Civil


(1) Black Lick District   (2) Town Of Rural Retreat  

Crossing


(1) Interchange 60  

Dam


(1) Rural Retreat Dam  

Flat


(1) Pine Glade  

Locale


(1) Old Mount Airy  

Mine


(1) Rural Retreat Quarry  

Populated Place


(1) Beaver   (2) Blacklick   (3) Cedar Springs   (4) Fairview   (5) Groseclose   (6) Hildreths House   (7) Murpheyville   (8) Musser   (9) Rural Retreat   (10) Staley Crossroads   (11) Stinson   (12) Summit   (13) Willard  

Reservoir


(1) Rural Retreat Lake  

School


(1) Fairview School Historical   (2) Green Mountain School Historical   (3) Murpheyville School Historical   (4) Oak Grove School Historical   (5) Rural Retreat Elementary School   (6) Rural Retreat High School   (7) Rural Retreat Middle School   (8) Union County School Historical   (9) Union School Historical  

Spring


(1) Cedar Spring  

Stream


(1) Dulton Branch   (2) Glade Branch   (3) Huddle Branch   (4) Killinger Creek   (5) Monkey Run   (6) White Rock Creek  

Summit


(1) Groundhog Hill  

Valley


(1) Ann Grubb Hollow   (2) Brown Hollow   (3) Deckard Hollow   (4) Dutton Hollow   (5) Heldreth Hollow   (6) Laurel Hollow   (7) Spruce Pine Hollow   (8) Tickle Pink Hollow   (9) Wolf Rock Hollow  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Rural Retreat Town, Virginia

24368 (pop. 4,142)


Cities Nearby Rural Retreat Town, Virginia

Black Lick District, VA  (pop. 4,624) 2.2 Miles
Atkins Cdp, VA  (pop. 816) 7.7 Miles
Speedwell District, VA  (pop. 4,634) 7.7 Miles
Sharon District, VA  (pop. 2,165) 8.6 Miles
Atkins District, VA  (pop. 4,002) 8.7 Miles
West Wytheville District, VA  (pop. 4,199) 10.2 Miles
Wytheville Town, VA  (pop. 8,085) 11.0 Miles
Sugar Grove Cdp, VA  (pop. 792) 11.4 Miles
East Wytheville District, VA  (pop. 5,083) 12.0 Miles
Marion Town, VA  (pop. 6,006) 14.0 Miles



Area Code(s) in Rural Retreat Town, Virginia

276



Elevation in Rural Retreat Town, Virginia is 2,553.0 ft. (778.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Rural Retreat Town, Virginia

Lat: 36.898872 N        Long: -81.276061 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Rural Retreat Town, Virginia need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Virginia

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.25 6.06 4.27 5.31 0.00 6.03
  Total Electric Industry 7.25 6.06 4.27 5.31 0.00 6.03
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.34 6.05 4.23 5.35 0.00 6.09
  Total Electric Industry 7.34 6.05 4.23 5.35 0.00 6.09
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.63 6.23 4.28 5.57 0.00 6.28
  Total Electric Industry 7.63 6.23 4.28 5.57 0.00 6.28
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.57 6.14 4.19 5.56 0.00 6.23
  Total Electric Industry 7.57 6.14 4.19 5.56 0.00 6.23
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.75 5.84 4.16 5.63 0.00 6.20
  Total Electric Industry 7.75 5.84 4.16 5.63 0.00 6.20
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.84 6.07 4.16 5.21 0.00 6.26
  Total Electric Industry 7.84 6.07 4.16 5.21 0.00 6.26
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.60 5.91 3.99 5.26 0.00 6.09
  Total Electric Industry 7.60 5.91 3.99 5.26 0.00 6.09
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.75 5.97 4.00 5.14 0.00 6.14
  Total Electric Industry 7.75 5.97 4.00 5.14 0.00 6.14
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.51 5.61 3.82 4.98 0.00 5.88
  Total Electric Industry 7.51 5.61 3.82 4.98 0.00 5.88
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.48 5.55 3.84 5.00 0.00 5.86
  Total Electric Industry 7.48 5.55 3.84 5.00 0.00 5.86
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.52 5.65 3.90 5.05 0.00 5.94
  Total Electric Industry 7.52 5.65 3.90 5.05 0.00 5.94
2001              
  Delivery-Only Service 2.88 1.72 0.45 1.12 0.00 2.22
  Energy-Only Providers 4.59 4.42 4.52 4.52 0.00 4.53
  Full-Service Providers 7.79 5.85 4.16 5.16 0.00 6.18
  Total Electric Industry 7.79 5.85 4.16 5.16 0.00 6.18
2002              
  Delivery-Only Service 4.22 2.42 1.09 1.22 0.00 2.86
  Energy-Only Providers 4.50 4.33 4.46 4.46 0.00 4.45
  Full-Service Providers 7.79 5.87 4.13 5.14 0.00 6.22
  Total Electric Industry 7.79 5.87 4.13 5.14 0.00 6.23
2003              
  Delivery-Only Service 4.35 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 4.35
  Energy-Only Providers 5.50 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 5.50
  Full-Service Providers 7.76 5.74 4.23 0.00 5.46 6.27
  Total Electric Industry 7.76 5.74 4.23 0.00 5.46 6.27
2004              
  Delivery-Only Service 4.32 8.63 0.00 0.00 0.00 4.35
  Energy-Only Providers 6.44 6.47 0.00 0.00 0.00 6.44
  Full-Service Providers 7.99 5.88 4.27 0.00 6.25 6.43
  Total Electric Industry 7.99 5.88 4.27 0.00 6.25 6.43
2005              
  Delivery-Only Service 2.48 4.08 0.00 0.00 0.00 2.49
  Energy-Only Providers 7.55 7.48 0.00 0.00 0.00 7.55
  Full-Service Providers 8.16 6.05 4.46 0.00 6.81 6.64
  Total Electric Industry 8.16 6.05 4.46 0.00 6.81 6.64
2006              
  Delivery-Only Service 2.52 0.64 0.00 0.00 0.00 1.37
  Energy-Only Providers 9.60 9.81 0.00 0.00 0.00 9.73
  Full-Service Providers 8.49 6.21 4.69 0.00 6.81 6.86
  Total Electric Industry 8.49 6.21 4.69 0.00 6.81 6.86

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Rural Retreat Town, Virginia

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 24   (4.1%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 7   (1.2%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 56   (9.6%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 30   (5.2%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 70   (12.0%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 49   (8.4%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 118   (20.3%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 69   (11.9%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 33   (5.7%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 11   (1.9%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 5   (0.9%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 5   (0.9%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 56   (9.6%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 49   (8.4%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Rural Retreat Town, Virginia)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 559

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 30

In 3-person carpool : 2

In 4-person carpool : 2

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 12

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 0

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 4

Other means : 18

Worked at home : 25


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Rural Retreat Town, Virginia)

Less than 5 minutes : 48

5 to 9 minutes : 43

10 to 14 minutes : 30

15 to 19 minutes : 133

20 to 24 minutes : 159

25 to 29 minutes : 67

30 to 34 minutes : 41

35 to 39 minutes : 5

40 to 44 minutes : 6

45 to 59 minutes : 55

60 to 89 minutes : 34

90 or more minutes : 6


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Rural Retreat Town, Virginia)

With Social Security income : 205

No Social Security income : 381


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Rural Retreat Town, Virginia)

With retirement income : 123

No retirement income : 463


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Rural Retreat Town, Virginia)

Less than $10,000 : 6

$10,000 to $14,999 : 30

$15,000 to $19,999 : 17

$20,000 to $24,999 : 26

$25,000 to $29,999 : 32

$30,000 to $34,999 : 23

$35,000 to $39,999 : 25

$40,000 to $44,999 : 22

$45,000 to $49,999 : 44

$50,000 to $59,999 : 60

$60,000 to $74,999 : 46

$75,000 to $99,999 : 37

$100,000 to $124,999 : 11

$125,000 to $149,999 : 23

$150,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 or more : 6


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Rural Retreat Town, Virginia)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $48,359


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Rural Retreat Town, Virginia

  • WMEV (1010 AM; 1.0 kW; Marion, VA; Owner: Holston Valley Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WAMN (1050 AM; 1.43 kW; Bluefield, WV; Owner: Wamn, Inc.)
  • WCOK (1060 AM; 0.8 kW; Sparta, NC; Owner: Mountain Empire Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WYVE (1280 AM; 2.5 kW; Wytheville, VA; Owner: Three Rivers Media Corporation)
  • WITM (1330 AM; 5.0 kW; Marion, VA; Owner: Appalachian Educational Communication Corporation)
  • WITM (1330 AM; 5.0 kW; Marion, VA; Owner: Appalachian Educational Communication Corporation)
  • WBLB (1340 AM; 1.0 kW; Pulaski, VA; Owner: Wblb, Inc)
  • WWWJ (1360 AM; 5.0 kW; Galax, VA; Owner: Twin County Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WHIS (1440 AM; 5.0 kW; Bluefield, WV; Owner: Monterey Licenses, Llc)
  • WXMY (1600 AM; 23.0 kW; Saltville, VA; Owner: Continental Media Group, Llc)
  • WXMY (1600 AM; 5.0 kW; Saltville, VA; Owner: Continental Media Group, Llc)
  • WGTH (540 AM; 1.0 kW; Cedar Bluff, VA; Owner: High Knob Broadcasters, Inc.)
  • WLOY (660 AM; 0.55 kW; Crockett, VA; Owner: Three Rivers Media Corporation)
  • WYRV (770 AM; 5.0 kW; Cedar Bluff, VA; Owner: Faith Christian Music Broadcasting Ministries, Inc.)

FM Radio Stations Near Rural Retreat Town, Virginia

  • WFYE (100.5 FM; Marion, VA; Owner: Asradio, Llc)
  • WOLD-FM (102.5 FM; Marion, VA; Owner: Emerald Sound, Inc.)
  • WFYE (102.7 FM; Marion, VA; Owner: Asradio, Llc)
  • WZVA (103.5 FM; Atkins, VA; Owner: T.e.c.o. Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WPSK-FM (107.1 FM; Pulaski, VA; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)
  • NEW (88.5 FM; Bluefield, WV; Owner: West Virginia Educational Broadcasting Authority)
  • WOKG (90.3 FM; Galax, VA; Owner: Positive Alternative Radio, Inc.)
  • WPIN-FM (91.5 FM; Pulaski, VA; Owner: Positive Alternative Radio, Inc.)
  • WVTR (91.9 FM; Sugar Grove, VA; Owner: Virginia Tech Foundation, Inc.)
  • WMEV-FM (93.9 FM; Marion, VA; Owner: Holston Valley Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WXBX (95.3 FM; Crockett, VA; Owner: Three Rivers Media Corporation)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Rural Retreat Town, Virginia

  • WMSY-TV (Channel 52; Marion, VA; Owner: Blue Ridge Public Television, Inc.)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Rural Retreat Town, Virginia

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 63  (22.1%)
  • Service Occupations: 52  (18.2%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 42  (14.7%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 33  (11.6%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 82  (27.0%)
  • Service Occupations: 79  (26.0%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 94  (30.9%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 0  (0.0%)


(updated 2010)





There are 152 Farms In Rural Retreat Town, Virginia


(updated 2008)



Banks In Rural Retreat Town, Virginia

The Bank Of Marion - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $357k
    Industry Specialization: All Other < $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 24

Branch Banking And Trust Company - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $183.6m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 1,843

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Rural Retreat Town, Virginia

  • Mountain Empire


    (about 4.1 miles in Rural Retreat, Virginia; Airport Code: VA3)

  • Mercer County


    (about 27.7 miles in Bluefield, West Virginia; Airport Code: BLF)

  • New River Valley


    (about 36.8 miles in Fairlawn, Virginia; Airport Code: PSK)

  • Wilkes County


    (about 47.7 miles in North Wilkesboro, North Carolina; Airport Code: IKB)

  • Virginia Tech/Montgomery Executive


    (about 52.4 miles in Blacksburg, Virginia; Airport Code: BCB)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Rural Retreat Town, Virginia

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

83.45%

Carpooled

13.31%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.0%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.0%

Walked

2.05%

Other Means

0.51%

Worked At Home

0.68%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Rural Retreat Town, Virginia, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Rural Retreat Town, Virginia)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 341

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 8

Female householder, no husband present : 59

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 148

Householder not living alone : 30


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Rural Retreat Town, Virginia)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 31

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 0

All other households : 555


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Rural Retreat Town, Virginia)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 289

Renter-occupied housing units : 52

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 8

Renter-occupied housing units : 0

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 29

Renter-occupied housing units : 30

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 139

Renter-occupied housing units : 39


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Rural Retreat Town, Virginia)

Less than $10,000 : 22

$10,000 to $14,999 : 68

$15,000 to $19,999 : 28

$20,000 to $24,999 : 55

$25,000 to $29,999 : 35

$30,000 to $34,999 : 23

$35,000 to $39,999 : 36

$40,000 to $44,999 : 37

$45,000 to $49,999 : 40

$50,000 to $59,999 : 78

$60,000 to $74,999 : 71

$75,000 to $99,999 : 43

$100,000 to $124,999 : 15

$125,000 to $149,999 : 29

$150,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 or more : 6


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Rural Retreat Town, Virginia)

Total : 684


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Rural Retreat Town, Virginia)

Occupied : 586

Vacant : 98


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Rural Retreat Town, Virginia)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Rural Retreat Town, Virginia)

Built 2005 or later : 17

Built 2000 to 2004 : 15

Built 1990 to 1999 : 103

Built 1980 to 1989 : 86

Built 1970 to 1979 : 160

Built 1960 to 1969 : 72

Built 1950 to 1959 : 38

Built 1940 to 1949 : 57

Built 1939 or earlier : 136


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Rural Retreat Town, Virginia)

Utility gas : 38

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 12

Electricity : 371

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 112

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 50

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 3

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Rural Retreat Town, Virginia)

Less than $10,000 : 6

$10,000 to $14,999 : 9

$15,000 to $19,999 : 8

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 4

$30,000 to $34,999 : 0

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $49,999 : 15

$50,000 to $59,999 : 20

$60,000 to $69,999 : 24

$70,000 to $79,999 : 46

$80,000 to $89,999 : 46

$90,000 to $99,999 : 46

$100,000 to $124,999 : 92

$125,000 to $149,999 : 58

$150,000 to $174,999 : 48

$175,000 to $199,999 : 4

$200,000 to $249,999 : 25

$250,000 to $299,999 : 12

$300,000 to $399,999 : 2

$400,000 to $499,999 : 0

$500,000 to $749,999 : 0

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Rural Retreat Town, Virginia)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 4

Home equity loan only : 10

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 4

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 245

Housing units without a mortgage : 202


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Rural Retreat Town, Virginia)

Built 2005 or later : $142,700

Built 2000 to 2004 : $68,300

Built 1990 to 1999 : $87,900

Built 1980 to 1989 : $97,500

Built 1970 to 1979 : $118,800

Built 1960 to 1969 : $78,300

Built 1950 to 1959 : $111,500

Built 1940 to 1949 : $76,700

Built 1939 or earlier : $114,100


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Rural Retreat Town, Virginia: 70.1%

Percentage of Family Households in Virginia: 67.0%


(updated 2010)









Median Household Income In 2000 (Rural Retreat Town, VA): $29,141
Median Household Income In 2000 (Virginia): $46,677


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Rural Retreat Town): $73,400
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Virginia): $118,800


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Rural Retreat Town): $382
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Virginia): $650


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Rural Retreat Town, Virginia

Utility Gas: 10.4%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 2.7%
Electricity: 40.9%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 37.8%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 7.6%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.0%
No Fuel Used: 0.5%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Rural Retreat Town, Virginia are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Rural Retreat Town, Virginia

Virginias Home Health Care


     Address: 544 North Main Street, Rural Retreat, Virginia 24368
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 4/18/2000

Amedisys Home Health Of Wytheville


     Address: 710 West Ridge Rd Suite 1a, Wytheville, Virginia 24382
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 9/26/2006

Circle Home Care


     Address: 245 Holston Rd Suite A, Wytheville, Virginia 24382
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 9/21/1993

Smyth Cnty Community Hosp Hc


     Address: 1109 Snider Street, Marion, Virginia 24354
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 3/16/1994

Tazewell Comm Hospital Hhc


     Address: 141 Ben Bolt Avenue, Tazewell, Virginia 24651
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 7/10/1985

Hospitals Close To Rural Retreat Town, Virginia

Wythe County Community Hospital


     Address: 600 West Ridge Road, Wytheville, Virginia 24382
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Smyth County Community Hospital


     Address: 565 Radio Hill Road, Marion, Virginia 24354
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Southwestern Virginia Mental Health Institute


     Address: 340 Bagley Circle, Marion, Virginia 24354
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - State

Tazewell Community Hosp


     Address: 141 Ben Bolt Avenue, Tazewell, Virginia 24651
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Bluefield Regional Medical Center


     Address: 500 Cherry St, Bluefield, West Virginia 24701
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Nursing Homes Close To Rural Retreat Town, Virginia

Wythe Cnty Community Hosp Ecu


     Address: 600 W Ridge Rd, Wytheville, Virginia 24382
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 7
     Percent Occupied: 88%

Edgemont Center,inc


     Address: 100 Edgemont Road, Wytheville, Virginia 24382
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 57
     Percent Occupied: 95%

Carrington Place At Wytheville - Birdmont Center


     Address: 990 Holston Rd, Wytheville, Virginia 24382
     Ownership: For Profit - Partnership
     Number of Residents: 122
     Percent Occupied: 89%

Francis Marion Manor


     Address: 100 Francis Marion Lane, Po Box 880, Marion, Virginia 24354
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 96
     Percent Occupied: 88%

Bland County Nursing & Rehabilitation Center


     Address: Route 1 Box 105, Bastian, Virginia 24314
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 47
     Percent Occupied: 82%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Rural Retreat Town, Virginia

Name: McGuire
Address: 12700 Hagers Ferry Road; Huntersville, NC 28078-9340
Distance: 105 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Rural Retreat Town, Virginia

    Retired Workers: 700
    Disabled Workers: 245
    Widowers Workers: 95
    Spouses Workers: 35
    Children Workers: 100


(updated 2007)



Wythe County, Virginia Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 30.99%
  • Bush & Cheney 68.47%
  • Other 0.54%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Rural Retreat Town, Virginia citizens.

Relocation to Wythe County, VA

5.77 % of Wythe County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $38,403

Virginia Average 11.06 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Wythe County, VA (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Smyth County , VA 0.63 % ($26,284 AGI )
  • Pulaski County , VA 0.46 % ($33,755 AGI )
  • Carroll County , VA 0.37 % ($21,825 AGI )

Relocation away from Wythe County, VA

5.28 % of Wythe County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $31,902

Virginia Average 10.78 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Wythe County, VA (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Smyth County , VA 0.58 % ($28,500 AGI )
  • Pulaski County , VA 0.49 % ($32,308 AGI )
  • Carroll County , VA 0.30 % ($30,281 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Virginia

Low Bracket: $3,000 (2.00%)
High Bracket: $17,000 (5.75%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Virginia

5.00%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Rural Retreat Town, Virginia is based on over 50 years of data.

















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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Rural Retreat Town, Virginia directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Rural Retreat Town, Virginia

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder n/a n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 n/a 0 0 n/a 0 0
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 n/a 0 0 n/a 0 0
Rape n/a n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 n/a 0 0 n/a 0 0
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 n/a 0 0 n/a 0 0
Robbery n/a n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 n/a 1 0 n/a 0 0
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 n/a 74 0 n/a 0 0
Assault n/a n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 n/a 0 0 n/a 0 0
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 n/a 0 0 n/a 0 0
Burglary n/a n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 n/a 0 4 n/a 1 0
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 n/a 0 297 n/a 67 0
Larceny Theft n/a n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 n/a 5 1 n/a 7 9
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 n/a 371 74 n/a 467 605
Vehicle Theft n/a n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 n/a 0 0 n/a 0 0
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 n/a 0 0 n/a 0 0
Arson n/a n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 n/a 0 0 n/a 0 0
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 n/a 0 0 n/a 0 0
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
n/a n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 n/a 0 0 n/a 0 0
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
n/a n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 n/a 1 1 n/a 2 2
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
n/a n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 n/a 0 0 n/a 1 1


(updated 2013)



Number of Sex Offenders In Virginia

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
13,211 12,152 15,000 4,618 17,110 16,891 18,728 19,137 20,081 20,902


(updated 2014)



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