The Town of Big Stone Gap had a population of 5,418 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Big Stone Gap is located at latitude 36.8612 and longitude -82.7775 in Wise County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Big Stone Gap (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.89 sq. miles and a water area of 0.09 sq. miles. Wise County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,535 feet.
The Town of Big Stone Gap (GNIS ID: 2390730) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Big Stone Gap population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Big Stone Gap: Bigstone Gap, Imboden, Mineral City, Three Forks, Wolverhampton.
|Population in Households||4,706|
|Population in Familes||3,808|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||712|
|Average Household Size||2.58|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||2,106 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,138 (54.0%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||688 (32.7%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||280 (13.3%)|
|Median Home Value||$95,917|
|Average Home Value||$126,471|
|Median Household Income||$37,196|
|Average Household Income||$50,666|
|Per Capita Income||$19,627|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.89%|
|Per Capita Income||1.62%|
The table below compares Big Stone Gap to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 186||69th|
|Population Density1||# 220||63rd|
|Diversity Index2||# 416||30th|
|Median Household Income||# 471||21st|
|Per Capita Income||# 500||16th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.