The Town of Big Stone Gap had a population of 5,348 as of July 1, 2018.
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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Big Stone Gap: Bigstone Gap, Imboden, Mineral City, Three Forks, Wolverhampton.
|Population in Households||4,144|
|Population in Familes||3,365|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||1,204|
|Median Household Income||$38,989|
|Average Household Income||$51,202|
|Per Capita Income||$20,059|
|Total Housing Units||2,023 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,121 (55.4%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||657 (32.5%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||245 (12.1%)|
|Median Home Value||$99,874|
|Average Home Value||$123,663|
|Average Household Size||2.33|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.75%|
|Per Capita Income||2.6%|
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, 2018 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||# 187||69th|
|Population Density||# 225||62nd|
|Diversity Index||# 360||39th|
|Median Household Income||# 468||21st|
|Per Capita Income||# 519||13th|
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