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Demographics Analysis

The people of Dickenson County, 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
(Dickenson County, Virginia)

Male:

Under 5 years : 462

5 to 9 years : 321

10 to 14 years : 610

15 to 17 years : 303

18 and 19 years : 245

20 years : 243

21 years : 35

22 to 24 years : 372

25 to 29 years : 377

30 to 34 years : 463

35 to 39 years : 450

40 to 44 years : 586

45 to 49 years : 579

50 to 54 years : 647

55 to 59 years : 678

60 and 61 years : 142

62 to 64 years : 314

65 and 66 years : 198

67 to 69 years : 146

70 to 74 years : 295

75 to 79 years : 249

80 to 84 years : 131

85 years and over : 63

Female:

Under 5 years : 413

5 to 9 years : 344

10 to 14 years : 561

15 to 17 years : 309

18 and 19 years : 155

20 years : 114

21 years : 126

22 to 24 years : 187

25 to 29 years : 525

30 to 34 years : 478

35 to 39 years : 405

40 to 44 years : 704

45 to 49 years : 645

50 to 54 years : 689

55 to 59 years : 609

60 and 61 years : 217

62 to 64 years : 252

65 and 66 years : 105

67 to 69 years : 164

70 to 74 years : 501

75 to 79 years : 239

80 to 84 years : 230

85 years and over : 218


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Dickenson County, Virginia)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 10,164

Multiple ancestry : 1,974

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 210

Ancestry not reported : 3,751


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Dickenson County, Virginia)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 16,029

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 0

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 27

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 24

Not a U.S. citizen : 19


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Dickenson County, Virginia)

Total:

Under 5 years : 875

5 to 17 years : 2,448

18 to 24 years : 1,477

25 to 34 years : 1,843

35 to 44 years : 2,145

45 to 54 years : 2,560

55 to 59 years : 1,287

60 and 61 years : 359

62 to 64 years : 566

65 to 74 years : 1,409

75 years and over : 1,130

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 712

5 to 17 years : 2,117

18 to 24 years : 1,009

25 to 34 years : 1,477

35 to 44 years : 1,557

45 to 54 years : 2,091

55 to 59 years : 1,080

60 and 61 years : 227

62 to 64 years : 538

65 to 74 years : 1,208

75 years and over : 958

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 163

5 to 17 years : 331

18 to 24 years : 461

25 to 34 years : 366

35 to 44 years : 562

45 to 54 years : 447

55 to 59 years : 207

60 and 61 years : 132

62 to 64 years : 28

65 to 74 years : 201

75 years and over : 157

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 7

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 16

45 to 54 years : 4

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

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 10

45 to 54 years : 18

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 15


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Dickenson County, Virginia)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 6,397

Female : 6,577

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 1,487

Female : 1,568

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 16

Female : 11

Foreign born:

Male : 9

Female : 34


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Dickenson County, Virginia)

Born in state of residence : 12,650

Born in other state in the United States : 3,026

Native: born outside the United States : 27

Foreign born : 43


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Dickenson County, Virginia)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 2,601

Now married, except separated : 5,611

Divorced : 934

Separated : 506

Widowed : 1,047

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 511

Now married, except separated : 1,514

Divorced : 311

Separated : 85

Widowed : 198

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 7

Now married, except separated : 4

Divorced : 16

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 43

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Dickenson County, Virginia)

Speak only English : 15,024

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 45

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 19

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Italian:

Speak English "very well" : 50

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Portuguese or Portuguese Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 17

Speak English less than "very well" : 19

Chinese:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 6

Hebrew:

Speak English "very well" : 44

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Dickenson County, Virginia

  • United States Or American: 4,329   (43.5%)
  • Irish: 1,647   (16.5%)
  • Other Groups: 1,289   (13.0%)
  • English: 860   (8.6%)
  • German: 801   (8.0%)
  • Scotch-irish: 286   (2.9%)
  • Scottish: 221   (2.2%)
  • Italian: 144   (1.4%)
  • Dutch: 115   (1.2%)
  • French (except Basque): 67   (0.7%)
  • Polish: 49   (0.5%)
  • European: 31   (0.3%)
  • Welsh: 27   (0.3%)
  • Greek: 18   (0.2%)
  • French Canadian: 16   (0.2%)
  • Norwegian: 9   (0.1%)
  • Slavic: 8   (0.1%)
  • Arab: 7   (0.1%)
  • Danish: 6   (0.1%)
  • Cypriot: 4   (0.0%)
  • Russian: 4   (0.0%)
  • British: 3   (0.0%)
  • Swedish: 3   (0.0%)
  • Northern European: 2   (0.0%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 2   (0.0%)
  • Belgian: 2   (0.0%)
  • Yugoslavian: 1   (0.0%)
  • Romanian: 1   (0.0%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Dickenson County, Virginia is 16,099



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Dickenson County, Virginia: 7,909
Female Population in Dickenson County, Virginia: 8,190


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Dickenson County, Virginia: 40.6
Median Female Resident Age in Dickenson County, Virginia: 43.1


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Virginia is 38


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Dickenson County, Virginia


White


Both sexes

43.2

Male

42.1

Female

44.3

Black or African American


Both sexes

28.5

Male

22.5

Female

36.0

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

39.0

Male

40.5

Female

34.0

Asian


Both sexes

37.0

Male

38.0

Female

30.0

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

26.5

Male

26.5

Female

26.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

32.0

Male

34.5

Female

27.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

30.0

Male

25.0

Female

32.0

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

43.2

Male

42.2

Female

44.3


(updated 2010)



Races in Dickenson County, Virginia


  • White: 15,746
  • African American: 176
  • American Indian: 6
  • Asian: 2
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 0
  • Two or More Races: 169



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Dickenson County, Virginia

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 101   (1.87%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 196   (3.63%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 255   (4.72%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 694   (12.86%)
  • 9th Grade: 364   (6.74%)
  • 10th Grade: 345   (6.39%)
  • 11th Grade: 246   (4.56%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 158   (2.93%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 1,970   (36.5%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 231   (4.28%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 333   (6.17%)
  • Associate Degree: 159   (2.95%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 233   (4.32%)
  • Master's Degree: 70   (1.3%)
  • Professional School Degree: 25   (0.46%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 17   (0.31%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 90   (1.52%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 140   (2.37%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 381   (6.45%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 816   (13.8%)
  • 9th Grade: 293   (4.96%)
  • 10th Grade: 278   (4.7%)
  • 11th Grade: 157   (2.66%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 129   (2.18%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 1,981   (33.51%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 427   (7.22%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 532   (9%)
  • Associate Degree: 279   (4.72%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 331   (5.6%)
  • Master's Degree: 39   (0.66%)
  • Professional School Degree: 23   (0.39%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 15   (0.25%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Dickenson County, Virginia

  • Dickenson County Public Schools


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: P.o. Box 1127, Clintwood, VA 24228, Phone: (276) 926-4643, Students: 2,494 )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Dickenson County, Virginia

  • Sandlick Elem.


    ( Grades: KG-8, Location: Po Box 188, Birchleaf, VA 24220, Phone: (276) 865-5361, Students: 531 )

  • Clintwood Elem.


    ( Grades: KG-8, Location: Po Box 585, Clintwood, VA 24228, Phone: (276) 926-6088, Students: 394 )

  • Longs Fork Elem.


    ( Grades: KG-8, Location: Rt 2 Box 60, Clintwood, VA 24228, Phone: (276) 926-6339, Students: 332 )

  • Ervinton Elem.


    ( Grades: KG-7, Location: Po Box 519, Nora, VA 24272, Phone: (276) 835-9818, Students: 213 )

  • Clinchco Elem.


    ( Grades: KG-7, Location: Rt 1 Box 324, Clinchco, VA 24226, Phone: (276) 835-8671, Students: 170 )

  • Dickenson County Career Center


    ( Location: Route 1, Clinchco, VA 24226, Phone: (276) 835-9384, )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Dickenson County, Virginia

  • Clintwood High


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: Po Box 577, Clintwood, VA 24228, Phone: (276) 926-8400, Students: 344 )

  • Haysi High


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: Po Box G, Haysi, VA 24256, Phone: (276) 865-5126, Students: 304 )

  • Ervinton High


    ( Grades: 8-12, Location: Rt 1 Box 76, Nora, VA 24272, Phone: (276) 835-8604, Students: 206 )

Public Libraries (Branch) In Dickenson County, Virginia

  • Haysi Community Library


    157 O'quinn Street, Haysi, VA 24256

  • Jonnie B. Deel Memorial Library


    198 Chase Street, Clintwood, VA 24228

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Dickenson County, Virginia


  • Dickenson County Historical Society Inc


    Po Box 52, Clintwood, VA 24228

  • Ralph Stanley Museum & Traditional Mountain Music Center


    Po Box 945, Clintwood, VA 24228

  • Sand Lick Community Association Of Birchleaf Virginia Inc


    Po Box 37, Birchleaf, VA 24220

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Dickenson County, 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 Dickenson County, Virginia.

Area Features of Dickenson County, Virginia


Bay


(1) Garden Hole   (2) Skegg Hole  

Building


(1) Clinchco Volunteer Fire Department   (2) Clintwood Volunteer Fire Department Station 1   (3) Clintwood Volunteer Fire Department Station 2   (4) Clintwood Volunteer Rescue Squad   (5) Coeburn Police Department   (6) Damascus Police Department   (7) Dante Rescue Squad Station 2   (8) Dickenson County Ambulance Service   (9) Dickenson County Courthouse   (10) Glade Spring Police Department   (11) Haysi Rescue Squad   (12) Haysi Volunteer Fire Department   (13) Ralph Stanley Museum And Traditional Mountain Music Center   (14) Saint Paul Fire Department   (15) Saint Paul Police Department   (16) Sandy Ridge Volunteer Rescue Squad   (17) Station Number 2  

Cemetery


(1) Adkins Cemetery   (2) Anderson Cemetery   (3) Arlington Cemetery   (4) Baker Cemetery   (5) Bise Cemetery   (6) Blair Cemetery   (7) Buchanan Cemetery   (8) Byers Cemetery   (9) Childress Cemetery   (10) Colley Cemetery   (11) Company Cemetery   (12) Counts Cemetery   (13) Dameron Cemetery   (14) Davis Cemetery   (15) Deel Cemetery   (16) Dotson Cemetery   (17) Dutton Cemetery   (18) Duty Cemetery   (19) Edwards Cemetery   (20) Elkins Cemetery   (21) Farmer Cemetery   (22) Farmers Cemetery   (23) Fay Cemetery   (24) Fleming Cemetery   (25) Flemming Cemetery   (26) Grizzle Cemetery   (27) Hale Cemetery   (28) Hall Cemetery   (29) Hawkins Cemetery   (30) Hay Cemetery   (31) Hewitt Cemetery   (32) Hibbitts Cemetery   (33) Hill Cemetery   (34) Holbrook Cemetery   (35) Jenkins Cemetery   (36) Johnson Cemetery   (37) Kennedy Cemetery   (38) Kiser Cemetery   (39) Lambert Cemetery   (40) Large Cemetery   (41) Little Josie Cemetery   (42) Long Cemetery   (43) Looney Cemetery   (44) Mccown Cemetery   (45) Mccoy Cemetery   (46) Moore Cemetery   (47) Mullins Cemetery   (48) Music Cemetery   (49) Musick Cemetery   (50) Newberry Cemetery   (51) O Quin Cemetery   (52) O Quinn Cemetery   (53) Owens Cemetery   (54) Powers Cemetery   (55) Presley Cemetery   (56) Price Cemetery   (57) Puckett Cemetery   (58) Rakes Cemetery   (59) Ramsey Cemetery   (60) Rasnake Cemetery   (61) Rasnick Cemetery   (62) Ratliff Cemetery   (63) Riner Cemetery   (64) Roberson Cemetery   (65) Rose Cemetery   (66) Rugby Cemetery   (67) Salyer Cemetery   (68) Salyers Cemetery   (69) Slemp Cemetery   (70) Smith Cemetery   (71) Stallard Cemetery   (72) Stanley Cemetery   (73) Stephen Cemetery   (74) Stone Cemetery   (75) Sunderland Cemetery   (76) Sutherland Cemetery   (77) Swindall Cemetery   (78) Trivitt Cemetery   (79) Turner Cemetery   (80) Vanover Cemetery   (81) Viers Cemetery   (82) Wallace Cemetery   (83) Willis Cemetery   (84) Yates Cemetery  

Church


(1) Bear Branch Church   (2) Big Pawpaw Church   (3) Big Ridge Presbyterian Church   (4) Calvary Church   (5) Caney Fork Church   (6) Clintwood Bible Church   (7) Counts Chapel   (8) Counts Church   (9) Cumberland Church   (10) Dyers Chapel   (11) Edwards Chapel   (12) Faith Bible Church   (13) Fremont Church   (14) Georges Fork Church   (15) Grassy Church   (16) Hill Ridge Church   (17) Lebanon Church   (18) Lick Creek Church   (19) Lick Fork Church   (20) Little Zion Church   (21) Long Fork Church   (22) Maple Grove Church   (23) Martin Chapel   (24) Mccoy Chapel   (25) Mill Creek Church   (26) Millard Peuther Chapel   (27) Mount Olive Baptist Church   (28) Mount Olivet Church   (29) Open Fork Church   (30) Osborne Gap Church Of Christ   (31) Philadelphia Chapel   (32) Pilgrims Home Church   (33) Pound River Church   (34) Rachel Chapel   (35) Rose Hill Church   (36) Rugby Church   (37) Russell Prater Church   (38) Saint Stephens Church   (39) Sand Lick Church   (40) Shumac Church   (41) Skeetrock Church   (42) Solid Rock Church   (43) Splashdam Church   (44) Sweet Home Church   (45) Tarpon Freewill Baptist Church   (46) Union Church   (47) Valley View Church   (48) Willis Chapel   (49) Yates Chapel  

Civil


(1) Clintwood District   (2) Dickenson County   (3) Kenady District   (4) Sand Lick District   (5) Town Of Clinchco   (6) Town Of Clintwood   (7) Town Of Haysi   (8) Willis District  

Cliff


(1) Lovers Leap   (2) The Breaks  

Dam


(1) John W Flannagan Dam   (2) Laurel Lake Dam   (3) Nicewonder Dam   (4) White Oak Creek Dam  

Flat


(1) Johnson Flats  

Gap


(1) Abner Gap   (2) Austin Gap   (3) Bearpen Gap   (4) Big Lick Gap   (5) Bob Gap   (6) Camp Branch Gap   (7) Cantrell Gap   (8) Carve Beech Gap   (9) Dog Branch Gap   (10) Flint Gap   (11) Hibbitts Gap   (12) Liza Gap   (13) Low Gap   (14) Martha Gap   (15) Meadow Gap   (16) Nichols Gap   (17) Osborn Gap   (18) Pawpaw Gap   (19) Puckett Gap   (20) Rock Lick Gap   (21) Smith Gap   (22) Spruce Pine Gap   (23) The Notches  

Hospital


(1) Dickenson Community Hospital  

Locale


(1) Camp Jacob   (2) Clinchfield Overlook   (3) Counts   (4) Honey Camp   (5) Junction Boat Ramp   (6) Lower Twin Boat Ramp   (7) Martha Gap   (8) Osborns Gap   (9) Splashdam   (10) State Line Overlook   (11) The Breaks Overlook   (12) The Towers Overlook  

Mine


(1) Moss Number 3 Mine  

Park


(1) Breaks Interstate Park  

Pillar


(1) Johnny Bug Rock  

Populated Place


(1) Baden   (2) Bartlick   (3) Bee   (4) Birchleaf   (5) Blowing Rock   (6) Breaks   (7) Bucu   (8) Cannady   (9) Carrie   (10) Clinchco   (11) Clintwood   (12) Colley   (13) Darwin   (14) Delano   (15) Dwale   (16) Flat Top   (17) Flemingtown   (18) Foraker   (19) Freeling   (20) Fremont   (21) Georges Fork   (22) Haysi   (23) Huckleberry Historical   (24) Indian Historical   (25) Isom   (26) Judge Historical   (27) Leck   (28) Lockhart Flats   (29) Longfork   (30) Mart   (31) Mcclure   (32) Millard   (33) Murphy   (34) Nancy   (35) Nealy Ridge   (36) Nora   (37) Norland   (38) Omaha   (39) Open Fork   (40) Prater   (41) Ramsey Historical   (42) Ramsey Flats   (43) Skeetrock   (44) Smith Corners   (45) Steinman   (46) Stratton   (47) Tandy   (48) Tarpon   (49) Tenso   (50) Tiny   (51) Tivis   (52) Vicey   (53) Viers  

Range


(1) Pine Mountain  

Reservoir


(1) Cow Pond   (2) John W Flannagan Reservoir   (3) Laurel Lake   (4) Mullins Pond   (5) Sportsman Lake  

Ridge


(1) Backbone Ridge   (2) Bad Ridge   (3) Baker Ridge   (4) Ball Ridge   (5) Big Ridge   (6) Bill Ridge   (7) Bise Ridge   (8) Brushy Ridge   (9) Cabin Ridge   (10) Caney Ridge   (11) Carico Ridge   (12) Counts Ridge   (13) Davis Ridge   (14) Dismal Ridge   (15) Frogpond Ridge   (16) Harm Ridge   (17) Hill Ridge   (18) John Ridge   (19) Long Ridge   (20) Mack Ridge   (21) Maynard Ridge   (22) Mullins Ridge   (23) Nealy Ridge   (24) Porter Ridge   (25) Rakes Ridge   (26) Ramsey Ridge   (27) Reedy Ridge   (28) Rob Ridge   (29) Rockhouse Ridge   (30) Rough Ridge   (31) Sheep Rock Ridge   (32) Skeens Ridge   (33) Smith Ridge   (34) Sutherland Ridge   (35) Turner Ridge   (36) Viers Ridge   (37) Vince Ridge   (38) Wampler Ridge   (39) Wildcat Spur  

School


(1) Abner Gap School   (2) Anderson School Historical   (3) Bad Ridge School Historical   (4) Bartlick School   (5) Big Oak School   (6) Big Oak School Historical   (7) Bise School   (8) Breaks Elementary School   (9) Brush Creek School Historical   (10) Burnt Field School Historical   (11) Camp Creek School Historical   (12) Clinchco Elementary School   (13) Clintwood Elementary School   (14) Clintwood High School   (15) Cold Spring School   (16) Counts School   (17) Dante High School Historical   (18) Davis School   (19) Dickenson County Career Center   (20) Dog Branch School   (21) Ervinton Elementary School   (22) Ervinton High School   (23) Fairview School   (24) Fairview School Historical   (25) Flint Gap School Historical   (26) Georges Fork School   (27) Greenwood School   (28) Hatchet School Historical   (29) Haysi High School   (30) Hill School Historical   (31) Kenady School   (32) Kerr School Historical   (33) Large School   (34) Laurel Branch School Historical   (35) Lick Branch School Historical   (36) Little Fox School   (37) Longs Fork Elementary School   (38) Lower Greenbrier School Historical   (39) Mill Creek School Historical   (40) Mountain View School   (41) Musick School   (42) Nichols Gap School Historical   (43) Open Fork School Historical   (44) Osborn Gap School Historical   (45) Owens School Historical   (46) Pawpaw School Historical   (47) Pilot Knob School   (48) Prater School   (49) Rachel Chapel School   (50) Raines School   (51) Rainy Flat School Historical   (52) Ramsey Ridge School   (53) Rasnake School Historical   (54) Rose Hill School Historical   (55) Russell Prater Elementary School   (56) Sandlick Elementary School   (57) Smith School Historical   (58) Stonewall School   (59) Sullivan Branch School   (60) Sulphur Springs School   (61) Tilda Anderson School Historical   (62) Tivis School   (63) Trivette School Historical   (64) Turner School   (65) Twin Branch School Historical   (66) Upper Greenbrier School Historical   (67) Wakenva School   (68) Yates School  

Spring


(1) Cold Spring  

Stream


(1) Abner Branch   (2) Alleys Creek   (3) Austin Gap Branch   (4) Bad Branch   (5) Bartley Branch   (6) Barts Lick Creek   (7) Basin Branch   (8) Bear Branch   (9) Bearpen Branch   (10) Beech Branch   (11) Belcher Fork   (12) Big Branch   (13) Big Spraddle Branch   (14) Big Spruce Pine Branch   (15) Birchfield Creek   (16) Blacklog Branch   (17) Blair Branch   (18) Blowing Fork   (19) Bowling Branch   (20) Breeden Branch   (21) Brush Creek   (22) Brushy Fork   (23) Buck Branch   (24) Buffalo Creek   (25) Butcherknife Fork   (26) Cabin Branch   (27) Cabin Fork   (28) Call Fat Branch   (29) Camp Branch   (30) Camp Branch Creek   (31) Camp Creek   (32) Cane Branch   (33) Cane Creek   (34) Caney Creek   (35) Childress Branch   (36) Cindy Fork   (37) Coon Branch   (38) Cow Fork   (39) Cowan Rose Creek   (40) Crabtree Fork   (41) Cranenest Branch   (42) Cranes Nest River   (43) Crooked Branch   (44) Cutter Creek   (45) Damon Branch   (46) Dilse Branch   (47) Dismal Fork   (48) Doe Branch   (49) Doeface Branch   (50) Dog Branch   (51) Doubles Branch   (52) Duty Branch   (53) East Fork Cane Creek   (54) Falls Branch   (55) Farrell Branch   (56) Fishtrap Branch   (57) Flat Gap Branch   (58) Fleming Branch   (59) Fox Creek   (60) Fryingpan Creek   (61) Gay Branch   (62) Georges Fork   (63) Grassy Creek   (64) Greenbrier Creek   (65) Hardin Branch   (66) Hatchet Branch   (67) Hollow Poplar Branch   (68) Holly Creek   (69) Honeycamp Branch   (70) Horseshoe Branch   (71) House Branch   (72) House Fork   (73) Howell Branch   (74) Hughes Branch   (75) Hunts Creek   (76) Hurricane Branch   (77) Indian Creek   (78) Jack Branch   (79) Jerry Branch   (80) Jim Senter Branch   (81) Josh Branch   (82) Keel Branch   (83) Kilgore Creek   (84) Killen Branch   (85) Laurel Branch   (86) Laurel Creek   (87) Lazarus Branch   (88) Left Fork Abner Branch   (89) Left Fork Big Branch   (90) Left Fork Camp Creek   (91) Left Fork Laurel Branch   (92) Left Fork Lick Creek   (93) Left Fork Rush Creek   (94) Left Fork Upper Twin Branch   (95) Lick Branch   (96) Lick Creek   (97) Lick Fork   (98) Linn Branch   (99) Little Beech Branch   (100) Little Fork   (101) Little Fox Creek   (102) Little Greenbrier Creek   (103) Little Laurel Branch   (104) Little Lick Creek   (105) Little Pawpaw Creek   (106) Little Pine Branch   (107) Little Rockhouse Branch   (108) Little Spruce Pine Branch   (109) Little Straddle Branch   (110) Little Yellow Lick Branch   (111) Locust Thicket   (112) Long Branch   (113) Long Fork   (114) Low Gap Branch   (115) Lower Cane Branch   (116) Lower Rakes Branch   (117) Lower Twin Branch   (118) Lynn Branch   (119) Mcclure Creek   (120) Mcclure River   (121) Meadow Branch   (122) Middle Camp Branch   (123) Middle Fork Hunts Creek   (124) Middle Fork Open Fork   (125) Middle Fork Upper Twin Branch   (126) Mill Branch   (127) Mill Creek   (128) Moore Branch   (129) Neece Creek   (130) Neel Branch   (131) Nut Branch   (132) Old House Branch   (133) Oldhouse Branch   (134) Open Fork   (135) Painter Lick Branch   (136) Pawpaw Creek   (137) Persimmon Branch   (138) Pigeon Roost Branch   (139) Pine Branch   (140) Pine Creek   (141) Poplar Branch   (142) Pound Branch   (143) Pound River   (144) Pounding Tree Branch   (145) Powers Branch   (146) Presley Branch   (147) Priest Fork   (148) Ramsey Fork   (149) Right Fork Big Branch   (150) Right Fork Camp Creek   (151) Right Fork Fryingpan Creek   (152) Right Fork Laurel Branch   (153) Right Fork Rush Creek   (154) Right Fork Upper Twin Branch   (155) Road Branch   (156) Rock Branch   (157) Rock Lick   (158) Rockhouse Branch   (159) Rocky Branch   (160) Rush Branch   (161) Rush Creek   (162) Russell Prater Creek   (163) Sally Branch   (164) Sand Lick Branch   (165) Short Branch   (166) Simms Branch   (167) Skeet Rock Branch   (168) Skegg Branch   (169) Skillet Branch   (170) Slate Branch   (171) Spring Branch   (172) Spring Fork   (173) Spruce Pine Branch   (174) Squirrel Camp Branch   (175) Star Branch   (176) Stephens Fork   (177) Stone Branch   (178) Sugar Branch   (179) Sullivan Branch   (180) Tanbark Branch   (181) Tarpon Branch   (182) Tempest Branch   (183) Tilda Anderson Branch   (184) Tivis Branch   (185) Toms Fork   (186) Turkey Branch   (187) Upper Camp Branch   (188) Upper Cane Branch   (189) Upper Hurricane Branch   (190) Upper Rakes Branch   (191) Upper Skegg Fork   (192) Upper Twin Branch   (193) Wakenva Branch   (194) War Fork   (195) White Branch   (196) Wildcat Branch   (197) Willis Branch   (198) Wolfpen Branch   (199) Zekes Branch  

Summit


(1) Pilot Knob   (2) Skeet Rock Knob   (3) The Chimney   (4) The Doubles   (5) The Towers  

Tower


(1) Bartlick Lookout Tower   (2) Keel Lookout Tower   (3) Nealy Ridge Lookout Tower   (4) Wdic-am Clinchco   (5) Wdic-fm Clinchco   (6) Woic Radio Tower Tazewell  

Tunnel


(1) Bearpen Gap Tunnel   (2) Buffalo Tunnel   (3) Caney Tunnel   (4) Goff Tunnel   (5) Hewitt Tunnel   (6) Hills Mill Tunnel   (7) Martin Tunnel   (8) Mcclure Tunnel   (9) Perkins Tunnel   (10) Pettit Tunnel   (11) Red Ridge Tunnel   (12) Rinehart Tunnel   (13) Russell Tunnel   (14) Short Branch Tunnel   (15) Skegg Tunnel   (16) Squirrel Camp Tunnel   (17) State Line Tunnel   (18) Sykes Mill Tunnel   (19) Towers Tunnel  

Valley


(1) Cherrytree Hollow   (2) Dark Hollow   (3) Deadman Hollow   (4) Fay Hollow   (5) Hackney Hollow   (6) Johnson Hollow   (7) Pond Hollow  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Dickenson County, Virginia

24228 (pop. 7,516) 24256 (pop. 2,633) 24226 (pop. 1,908)
24220 (pop. 761) 24272 (pop. 566) 24217 (pop. 524)
24607 (pop. 404) 24269 (pop. 146)  


Counties Nearby Dickenson County, Virginia

Wise County, VA  (pop. 40,916) 18.8 Miles
Norton City, VA  (pop. 3,688) 19.7 Miles
Russell County, VA  (pop. 28,459) 20.1 Miles
Buchanan County, VA  (pop. 23,779) 20.6 Miles
Scott County, VA  (pop. 22,784) 32.6 Miles
Washington County, VA  (pop. 54,811) 37.0 Miles
Bristol City, VA  (pop. 17,526) 37.8 Miles
Tazewell County, VA  (pop. 44,366) 44.1 Miles
Lee County, VA  (pop. 25,456) 48.7 Miles
Smyth County, VA  (pop. 31,805) 49.6 Miles



Area Code(s) in Dickenson County, Virginia

276



Elevation in Dickenson County, Virginia is 1,657.0 ft. (505.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Dickenson County, Virginia

Lat: 37.135229 N        Long: -82.369373 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Dickenson County, 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 Dickenson County, Virginia

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 355   (7.2%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 282   (5.7%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 303   (6.1%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 508   (10.2%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 368   (7.4%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 543   (11.0%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 725   (14.6%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 505   (10.2%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 219   (4.4%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 222   (4.5%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 85   (1.7%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 42   (0.8%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 446   (9.0%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 355   (7.2%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Dickenson County, Virginia)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 4,133

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 485

In 3-person carpool : 13

In 4-person carpool : 68

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 23

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 32

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 : 98

Other means : 54

Worked at home : 105


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Dickenson County, Virginia)

Less than 5 minutes : 220

5 to 9 minutes : 415

10 to 14 minutes : 410

15 to 19 minutes : 454

20 to 24 minutes : 737

25 to 29 minutes : 274

30 to 34 minutes : 571

35 to 39 minutes : 126

40 to 44 minutes : 172

45 to 59 minutes : 616

60 to 89 minutes : 519

90 or more minutes : 392


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Dickenson County, Virginia)

With Social Security income : 3,288

No Social Security income : 3,177


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Dickenson County, Virginia)

With retirement income : 1,792

No retirement income : 4,673


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Dickenson County, Virginia)

Less than $10,000 : 383

$10,000 to $14,999 : 271

$15,000 to $19,999 : 418

$20,000 to $24,999 : 348

$25,000 to $29,999 : 494

$30,000 to $34,999 : 326

$35,000 to $39,999 : 223

$40,000 to $44,999 : 126

$45,000 to $49,999 : 340

$50,000 to $59,999 : 433

$60,000 to $74,999 : 344

$75,000 to $99,999 : 382

$100,000 to $124,999 : 145

$125,000 to $149,999 : 52

$150,000 to $199,999 : 38

$200,000 or more : 38


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Dickenson County, Virginia)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $34,125


(updated 2009)



Occupations in Dickenson County, Virginia

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 331  (11.2%)
  • Service Occupations: 397  (13.5%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 345  (11.7%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 53  (1.8%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 1,050  (35.7%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 522  (23.8%)
  • Service Occupations: 646  (29.5%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 857  (39.1%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 28  (1.3%)


(updated 2010)





Employment Rate In Dickenson County, Virginia

Employed: 5,379
Unemployed: 285



Minority Owned Firms of 100 or More in
Dickenson County, Virginia

  • Total Black-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total American Indian-and Alaska Native-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Asian-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Hispanic-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Native Hawaiian-and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total women-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Other: 100%



Water Usage In Dickenson County, Virginia

Ground Water

 
Fresh 0.00 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 0.00 Mgal/d
 

Surface Water

 
Fresh 3.22 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 3.22 Mgal/d





There are 100 Farms In Dickenson County, Virginia


(updated 2008)



Banks In Dickenson County, Virginia

Branch Banking And Trust Company - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $367.2m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 1,843

New Peoples Bank, Inc. - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1.3m
    Industry Specialization: All Other < $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 25

First Community Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $2.5m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 159

Wells Fargo Bank, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1.4b
    Industry Specialization: All Other > $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 6,310

Farmers And Miners Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $133.2k
    Industry Specialization: All Other < $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 6

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Dickenson County, Virginia

  • Lonesome Pine


    (about 13.7 miles in Coeburn, Virginia; Airport Code: LNP)

  • Whitesburg Municipal


    (about 24.7 miles in Crown, Kentucky; Airport Code: BRG)

  • Pike County Hatcher Field


    (about 31.4 miles in Betsy Layne, Kentucky; Airport Code: PBX)

  • Big Sandy Regional


    (about 45.0 miles in Davella, Kentucky; Airport Code: UXN)

  • Tri-Cities Regional TN/VA


    (about 45.6 miles in Blountville, Tennessee; Airport Code: TRI)

  • Logan County


    (about 55.6 miles in Ethel, West Virginia; Airport Code: WV2)

  • Mountain Empire


    (about 58.7 miles in Rural Retreat, Virginia; Airport Code: VA3)

  • Mercer County


    (about 64.9 miles in Bluefield, West Virginia; Airport Code: BLF)

  • Municipal


    (about 69.8 miles in Greeneville, Tennessee; Airport Code: GCY)

  • Raleigh County Memorial


    (about 81.6 miles in Stanaford, West Virginia; Airport Code: BKW)

  • Tri-State/Milton J. Ferguson Field


    (about 85.7 miles in Kenova, West Virginia; Airport Code: HTS)

  • Moore-Murrell


    (about 86.4 miles in Morristown, Tennessee; Airport Code: MOR)

  • Mcs-Pad Heliport


    (about 91.3 miles in Charleston, West Virginia; Airport Code: WV1)

  • New River Valley


    (about 93.1 miles in Fairlawn, Virginia; Airport Code: PSK)

  • Roscoe E. Magee Memorial


    (about 94.1 miles in London, Kentucky; Airport Code: LOZ)

  • London-Corbin Airport-Magee Field


    (about 94.2 miles in London, Kentucky; Airport Code: LOZ)

  • Wilkes County


    (about 94.5 miles in North Wilkesboro, North Carolina; Airport Code: IKB)

  • Kanawha


    (about 95.4 miles in Charleston, West Virginia; Airport Code: CRW)

  • Yeager


    (about 95.4 miles in Charleston, West Virginia; Airport Code: CRW)

  • Morganton Lenoir


    (about 99.2 miles in Drexel, North Carolina; Airport Code: MRN)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Dickenson County, Virginia

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

80.73%

Carpooled

15.06%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.52%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.16%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.0%

Walked

1.68%

Other Means

0.74%

Worked At Home

1.12%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Dickenson County, 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
(Dickenson County, Virginia)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 3,317

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 267

Female householder, no husband present : 777

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 1,824

Householder not living alone : 280


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Dickenson County, Virginia)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 10

Male householder and female partner : 70

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 191

All other households : 6,194


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Dickenson County, Virginia)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 3,058

Renter-occupied housing units : 259

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 125

Renter-occupied housing units : 142

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 506

Renter-occupied housing units : 271

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,510

Renter-occupied housing units : 594


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Dickenson County, Virginia)

Less than $10,000 : 852

$10,000 to $14,999 : 676

$15,000 to $19,999 : 814

$20,000 to $24,999 : 559

$25,000 to $29,999 : 626

$30,000 to $34,999 : 423

$35,000 to $39,999 : 243

$40,000 to $44,999 : 148

$45,000 to $49,999 : 445

$50,000 to $59,999 : 507

$60,000 to $74,999 : 413

$75,000 to $99,999 : 464

$100,000 to $124,999 : 147

$125,000 to $149,999 : 52

$150,000 to $199,999 : 58

$200,000 or more : 38


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Dickenson County, Virginia)

Total : 7,921


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Dickenson County, Virginia)

Occupied : 6,465

Vacant : 1,456


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Dickenson County, Virginia)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Dickenson County, Virginia)

Built 2005 or later : 92

Built 2000 to 2004 : 240

Built 1990 to 1999 : 1,254

Built 1980 to 1989 : 1,336

Built 1970 to 1979 : 1,747

Built 1960 to 1969 : 737

Built 1950 to 1959 : 932

Built 1940 to 1949 : 564

Built 1939 or earlier : 1,019


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Dickenson County, Virginia)

Utility gas : 117

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 179

Electricity : 4,822

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 941

Coal or coke : 72

Wood : 265

Solar energy : 3

Other fuel : 59

No fuel used : 7


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Dickenson County, Virginia)

Less than $10,000 : 222

$10,000 to $14,999 : 190

$15,000 to $19,999 : 232

$20,000 to $24,999 : 166

$25,000 to $29,999 : 159

$30,000 to $34,999 : 232

$35,000 to $39,999 : 208

$40,000 to $49,999 : 393

$50,000 to $59,999 : 500

$60,000 to $69,999 : 427

$70,000 to $79,999 : 477

$80,000 to $89,999 : 381

$90,000 to $99,999 : 304

$100,000 to $124,999 : 489

$125,000 to $149,999 : 222

$150,000 to $174,999 : 201

$175,000 to $199,999 : 107

$200,000 to $249,999 : 161

$250,000 to $299,999 : 25

$300,000 to $399,999 : 56

$400,000 to $499,999 : 34

$500,000 to $749,999 : 6

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 7


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Dickenson County, 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 : 32

Home equity loan only : 133

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 1,703

Housing units without a mortgage : 3,331


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Dickenson County, Virginia)

Built 2005 or later : $187,500

Built 2000 to 2004 : $64,300

Built 1990 to 1999 : $61,500

Built 1980 to 1989 : $57,300

Built 1970 to 1979 : $69,100

Built 1960 to 1969 : $71,800

Built 1950 to 1959 : $58,700

Built 1940 to 1949 : $91,000

Built 1939 or earlier : $65,300


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Dickenson County, Virginia: 69.5%

Percentage of Family Households in Virginia: 67.0%


(updated 2010)



Building Permits in Dickenson County, Virginia

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 25 25 $1,500,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

25 25 $1,500,000
2000        
  Single Family 24 24 $1,186,774
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

24 24 $1,186,774
2001        
  Single Family 15 15 $878,916
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

15 15 $878,916
2002        
  Single Family 25 25 $1,753,043
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

25 25 $1,753,043
2003        
  Single Family 29 29 $2,367,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

29 29 $2,367,000
2004        
  Single Family 23 23 $1,814,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

23 23 $1,814,000
2005        
  Single Family 18 18 $1,574,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

18 18 $1,574,000
2006        
  Single Family 18 18 $2,349,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

18 18 $2,349,000


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Dickenson County, VA): $23,431
Median Household Income In 2000 (Virginia): $46,677


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Dickenson County): $45,100
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Virginia): $118,800


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Dickenson County, Virginia

Utility Gas: 0.3%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 3.8%
Electricity: 61.4%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 23.2%
Coal Or Coke: 4.8%
Wood: 5.6%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.4%
No Fuel Used: 0.4%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





Population in Group Quarters in Dickenson County, Virginia

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 76.42%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 20.9%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 2.69%


(updated 2010)







Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Dickenson County): $347
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Virginia): $650
Fair Market Rent in 2007 (Dickenson County): $539


(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 Dickenson County, Virginia are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Dickenson County, Virginia

Dickenson County Home Health Inc


     Address: 230 Chase St, Clintwood, Virginia 24228
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 6/15/2005

First Choice Home Health Care


     Address: 46 Seventh Street, Norton, Virginia 24273
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 4/28/1997

Home Nursing Company Inc


     Address: P O Box 669, Lebanon, Virginia 24266
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 11/10/1987

Rcmc Home Health


     Address: Carroll And Tate Streets, Lebanon, Virginia 24266
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 2/5/1986

Special Care Home Health


     Address: Route 460, Anchorage Shopping Center, Vansant, Virginia 24656
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 7/21/2005

Hospitals Close To Dickenson County, Virginia

Dickenson Community Hospital


     Address: 1 Hospital Drive, Clintwood, Virginia 24228
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Norton Community Hospital


     Address: 100 15th St Nw, Norton, Virginia 24273
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Mountain View Regional Medical Center


     Address: Third Street Ne, Norton, Virginia 24273
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Russell County Medical Center


     Address: Carroll & Tate Streets, Lebanon, Virginia 24266
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Buchanan General Hospital


     Address: Route 5 Box 20, Grundy, Virginia 24614
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Nursing Homes Close To Dickenson County, Virginia

Heritage Hall Clintwood


     Address: Route 607 Po Box 909, Clintwood, Virginia 24228
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 75
     Percent Occupied: 75%

Mountain View Regional Medical Center


     Address: 310 Third Street, Ne, Norton, Virginia 24273
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 41
     Percent Occupied: 93%

Maple Grove Health Care Center


     Address: 318 South East Main Street, Lebanon, Virginia 24266
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 49
     Percent Occupied: 82%

Heritage Hall Grundy


     Address: 2966 Slate Creek Road, Grundy, Virginia 24614
     Ownership: For Profit - Individual
     Number of Residents: 85
     Percent Occupied: 71%

Williamson Arh


     Address: 260 Hospital Drive, South Williamson, Kentucky 41503
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 29
     Percent Occupied: 58%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Dickenson County, Virginia

Name: McGuire
Address: 12700 Hagers Ferry Road; Huntersville, NC 28078-9340
Distance: 146 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Dickenson County, Virginia

    Retired Workers: 1,460
    Disabled Workers: 1,825
    Widowers Workers: 645
    Spouses Workers: 425
    Children Workers: 770


(updated 2007)



Dickenson County, Virginia Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 50.78%
  • Bush & Cheney 48.49%
  • Other 0.73%



(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 Dickenson County, Virginia citizens.

Relocation to Dickenson County, VA

3.96 % of Dickenson County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $27,878

Virginia Average 11.06 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

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

  • Wise County , VA 1.03 % ($29,128 AGI )
  • Buchanan County , VA 0.35 % ($30,125 AGI )
  • Russell County , VA 0.33 % ($25,733 AGI )

Relocation away from Dickenson County, VA

4.92 % of Dickenson 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 $29,648

Virginia Average 10.78 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

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

  • Wise County , VA 1.41 % ($25,492 AGI )
  • Buchanan County , VA 0.37 % ($26,882 AGI )
  • Russell County , VA 0.30 % ($35,643 AGI )
  • Norton , VA 0.26 % ($25,833 AGI )
  • Washington County , VA 0.22 % ($45,700 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 Dickenson County, Virginia is based on over 50 years of data.

Tornado Information For Dickenson County, Virginia


On 04/04/1974, a tornado touched down 8.4 miles from the center of Dickenson County, Virginia. The tornado was rated a category 1 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $50,000-$500,000.

On 06/03/1983, a tornado touched down 23.74 miles from the center of Dickenson County, Virginia. The tornado was rated a category 1 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $500,000 to $5,000,000.



Storms In Dickenson County, Virginia

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Flooding        
04/15/2007, 04:03 am 0 0 $20K --
06/27/2006, 06:30 pm 0 0 $100K --
06/27/2006, 06:15 am 0 0 $2K --
08/06/2005, 03:25 pm 0 0 $1K --
05/13/2005, 06:30 pm 0 0 $20K --
08/13/2001, 02:35 am 0 0 $450K --
07/29/2001, 11:10 am 0 0 $50K --
07/26/2001, 09:30 pm 0 0 $300K --
05/22/2001, 07:10 am 0 0 $35K --
06/10/1998, 06:30 am 0 0 $25K --
04/16/1998, 11:30 pm 0 0 $40K --
07/28/1997, 09:00 pm 0 0 $250K --
08/27/1996, 05:20 pm 0 0 $5K --
05/29/1996, 12:30 am 0 0 $5K --
01/01/1908, 12:00 am 0 0 $10K --
         
Hail        
06/03/1998, 03:30 pm 0 0 $10K --
04/15/1998, 06:30 pm 0 0 $20K --
08/04/1997, 11:40 am 0 0 $250K --
05/05/1996, 07:00 pm 0 0 $2K --
         
Thunderstorm Wind        
08/16/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $18K --
08/02/2007, 12:28 pm 0 0 $1K --
07/24/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $1K --
06/24/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $1K --
06/12/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $10K --
06/05/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $20K --
04/04/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $25K --
04/03/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $35K --
07/28/2006, 02:53 pm 0 0 $3K --
07/04/2006, 05:58 pm 0 0 $6K --
04/17/2006, 10:14 am 0 0 $1K --
04/07/2006, 04:44 pm 0 0 $1K --
04/07/2006, 04:42 pm 0 0 $2K --
04/07/2006, 04:29 pm 0 0 $3K --
07/27/2005, 03:50 pm 0 0 $12K --
07/01/2005, 03:54 pm 0 0 $3K --
06/01/2004, 05:30 pm 0 0 $2K --
07/02/2002, 06:45 pm 0 0 $3K --
05/13/2002, 08:10 am 0 0 $5K --
05/02/2002, 05:25 pm 0 0 $3K --
05/02/2002, 01:35 pm 0 0 $10K --
08/23/2001, 06:16 pm 0 0 -- $15K
07/08/2001, 02:55 pm 0 0 $20K $15K
08/09/2000, 09:45 pm 0 0 $5K --
04/20/2000, 10:20 pm 0 0 $2K --
08/13/1999, 07:30 pm 0 0 $2K --
08/13/1999, 07:00 pm 0 0 $3K --
08/13/1999, 06:45 pm 0 0 $2K --
01/18/1999, 01:05 am 0 0 $2K --
09/29/1998, 03:36 pm 0 0 $2K --
09/08/1998, 01:30 am 0 0 $5K --
06/24/1998, 03:30 pm 0 0 $10K --
06/22/1998, 07:45 pm 0 0 $5K --
06/16/1998, 01:00 pm 0 0 $1K --
05/23/1998, 06:00 am 0 0 $10K --
05/20/1998, 07:30 pm 0 0 $3K --
05/20/1998, 07:10 pm 0 0 $3K --
07/21/1997, 04:45 pm 0 0 -- $5K
07/04/1997, 04:25 pm 0 0 $20K --
06/13/1997, 06:00 pm 0 0 $2K --
03/29/1997, 01:15 am 0 0 $3K --
07/02/1996, 02:15 pm 0 0 $3K --
01/01/1906, 12:00 am 0 0 $2K --
         



Tornados In Dickenson County, Virginia

    Length Width F-Scale Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage

Tornado

  1983-06-03 -- 10 1 0 0 $3M --
  1974-04-04 7 17 1 0 0 $250K --





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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 Dickenson County, Virginia directly or research local government web sites.

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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