The Town of Big Stone Gap had a population of 5,205 as of July 1, 2017.
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, 2017.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Big Stone Gap: Bigstone Gap, Imboden, Mineral City, Three Forks, Wolverhampton.
|Daytime Population: Workers||1,832|
|Daytime Population: Residents||3,033|
|Total Daytime Population (TDP)||4,865|
|Ratio TDP/Total Population1||0.93|
|Population in Households||4,463|
|Population in Familes||3,601|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||742|
|Median Household Income||$37,189|
|Average Household Income||$51,150|
|Per Capita Income||$19,737|
|Total Housing Units||2,019 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,057 (52.4%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||677 (33.5%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||286 (14.2%)|
|Median Home Value||$97,171|
|Average Home Value||$128,335|
|Average Household Size||2.58|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||4.09%|
|Per Capita Income||3.32%|
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, 2017 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||# 188||68th|
|Population Density||# 233||61st|
|Diversity Index||# 409||31st|
|Median Household Income||# 489||18th|
|Per Capita Income||# 518||13th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.