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Population in 2012: 69 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -10.4%
 

Males: 35  (50.9%)
Females: 34  (49.1%)

Median resident age:  40.0 years
Virginia median age:  35.1 years

Zip codes: 24244, 24251.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $25,468 (it was $31,875 in 2000)
Clinchport:

$25,468
VA:

$61,741
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,851

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $52,379 (it was $27,500 in 2000)
Clinchport:

$52,379
VA:

$237,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $89,125; Detached houses: $133,000; Mobile homes: $16,000

Median gross rent in 2012: $250.

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Clinchport: 82.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (82.9%), German (17.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1940

Elevation: 1245 feet

Land area: 0.68 square miles.

Population density: 102 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).




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For population 25 years and over in Clinchport:

  • High school or higher: 42.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Clinchport town:

  • Never married: 22.4%
  • Now married: 42.9%
  • Separated: 6.1%
  • Widowed: 2.0%
  • Divorced: 26.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,063 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199 (0.9%)

Clinchport satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Johnson City, TN (31.3 miles , pop. 55,469).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Lexington-Fayette, KY (134.2 miles , pop. 260,512).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (444.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Duffield, VA (2.0 miles) , Mount Carmel, TN (3.0 miles ), Gate City, VA (3.1 miles ), Church Hill, TN (3.3 miles ), Weber City, VA (3.3 miles ), Dryden, VA (3.6 miles ), Big Stone Gap, VA (3.7 miles ), Kingsport, TN (3.9 miles ).

Latitude: 36.67 N, Longitude: 82.75 W

Area code: 276

Clinchport household income distribution Clinchport home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.4%
Virginia:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +10 (+14.9%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (36%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (27%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (18%)
  • Public administration (18%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (36%)
  • Public administration (27%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Finance and insurance (18%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)


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Tornado activity:

Clinchport-area historical tornado activity is below Virginia state average. It is 61% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/10/1980, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 39.5 miles away from the Clinchport town center injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 3/5/1955, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 12.4 miles away from the town center injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Clinchport-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Virginia state average. It is 62% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 90.9 miles away from the city center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 54.2 miles away from Clinchport center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 58.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/26/1995 at 00:37:28, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 33.4 miles away from the city center
On 8/17/1990 at 21:01:17, a magnitude 4.0 (3.5 LG, 4.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 33.9 miles away from Clinchport center
On 6/29/1996 at 19:30:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 56.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Scott County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Clinchport topographic map

Hospitals/medical centers near Clinchport:

  • CHURCH HILL CARE AND REHAB CTR (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; CHURCH HILL, TN)
  • CONTINIUMCARE OF WEBER CITY, LLC (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; WEBER CITY, VA)
  • ASBURY PLACE AT KINGSPORT (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; KINGSPORT, TN)

Political contributions by individuals in Clinchport, VA

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Clinchport:

  • Northeast State Community College (about 23 miles; Blountville, TN; Full-time enrollment: 3,537)
  • East Tennessee State University (about 34 miles; Johnson City, TN; FT enrollment: 11,642)
  • Tusculum College (about 35 miles; Greeneville, TN; FT enrollment: 2,144)
  • Walters State Community College (about 43 miles; Morristown, TN; FT enrollment: 3,878)
  • Lincoln Memorial University (about 51 miles; Harrogate, TN; FT enrollment: 2,182)
  • Appalachian State University (about 68 miles; Boone, NC; FT enrollment: 14,923)
  • Big Sandy Community and Technical College (about 71 miles; Prestonsburg, KY; FT enrollment: 2,306)

Public high school in Clinchport:

Public elementary/middle school in Clinchport:

See full list of schools located in Clinchport, School District: SCOTT COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS


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Cemeteries: Pridemore Cemetery (1), Gobble Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Stock Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Scott County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 32.8. This is about average.
City:

32.8
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 4.34. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 15.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

4.34
U.S.:

2.96
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.92. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.92
U.S.:

9.59

Drinking water stations with addresses in Clinchport and their reported violations in the past:

RED STONE DRIVE IN (Population served: 35, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 21.8%

Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
Virginia:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  54.8%
Whole state:  67.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  12.9%
Whole state:  5.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Clinchport compared to Virginia state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Clinchport travel time to work - commute


Clinchport mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (47%)
  • Wood (30%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (17%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (7%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Clinchport town (based on Scott County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 38.77%
Here38.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchNational Association of Free Will Baptists East District Association of Primitive BaptistChristian Churches and Churches of Christ
Adherents42.5%29.7%12.0%8.7%2.1%
Congregations22.2%37.5%15.3%13.9%1.4%
NameChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Presbyterian Church (USA)Catholic Church The Evangelical Covenant ChurchOther
Adherents1.0%1.0%0.9%0.8%1.4%
Congregations1.4%1.4%2.8%1.4%2.8%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Scott County:

2.18 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Scott County:

1.31 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 28
Scott County:

12.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Here:

2.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.6%
Virginia:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Scott County:

29.6%
Virginia:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.4%
State:

18.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Water Supply 0$0 1$160
Totals for Government 0$0 1$160


4.62% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,086 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.62%
Virginia average:

11.06%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Sullivan County, TN  1.10% ($28,145 average AGI)
from Hawkins County, TN  0.49% ($30,486)
from Wise County, VA  0.42% ($33,063)


4.56% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,397 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.56%
Virginia average:

10.78%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Sullivan County, TN  1.67% ($32,198 average AGI)
to Hawkins County, TN  0.60% ($35,778)
to Wise County, VA  0.19% ($36,071)

Strongest AM radio stations in Clinchport:

  • WDUF (1120 AM; daytime; 1 kW; DUFFIELD, VA; Owner: DUFFIELD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGOC (640 AM; 10 kW; BLOUNTVILLE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPWT (870 AM; daytime; 10 kW; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, TN; Owner: INFORMATION COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WHGG (1090 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: APPALACHIAN EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIO)
  • WKIN (1320 AM; 5 kW; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WZAP (690 AM; 10 kW; BRISTOL, VA; Owner: RAM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGAT (1050 AM; 1 kW; GATE CITY, VA; Owner: TRI-CITIES BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJCW (910 AM; 5 kW; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WKTP (1590 AM; 10 kW; JONESBOROUGH, TN; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WNVA (1350 AM; 5 kW; NORTON, VA; Owner: RADIO-WISE, INC.)
  • WMCH (1260 AM; 1 kW; CHURCH HILL, TN; Owner: TRI-CITY RADIO, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Clinchport:

  • WTFM (98.5 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • W223AA (92.5 FM; BIG STONE GAP, VA; Owner: VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAXM (93.5 FM; BIG STONE GAP, VA; Owner: VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRZK (95.9 FM; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, TN; Owner: MURRAY COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WCSK (90.3 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: KINGSPORT CITY SCHOOLS BD. OF EDUC .)
  • WSEH (102.7 FM; CUMBERLAND, KY; Owner: CUMBERLAND CITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEYE (104.3 FM; SURGOINSVILLE, TN; Owner: TRI-CITY RADIO, LLC)
  • WHCB (91.5 FM; BRISTOL, TN; Owner: APPALACHIAN EDUC. COMMUNICATION CORP)
  • WPJO (99.3 FM; ELIZABETHTON, TN; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WETS-FM (89.5 FM; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WXBQ-FM (96.9 FM; BRISTOL, TN; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WJDT (106.5 FM; ROGERSVILLE, TN; Owner: C & S BROADCASTING)
  • WIFX-FM (94.3 FM; JENKINS, KY; Owner: LETCHER COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WCQR-FM (88.3 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WXKQ-FM (103.9 FM; WHITESBURG, KY; Owner: T.C.W. BROADCASTING , INC.)
  • WMMT (88.7 FM; WHITESBURG, KY; Owner: APPALSHOP, INCORPORATED)
  • W214AP (90.7 FM; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WBGQ (100.7 FM; BULLS GAP, TN; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING)
  • WQUT (101.5 FM; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDXC (102.3 FM; POUND, VA; Owner: WDXC RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Clinchport:

  • WKPT-LP (Channel 25; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WCYB-TV (Channel 5; BRISTOL, VA; Owner: APPALACHIAN BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WYMT-TV (Channel 57; HAZARD, KY; Owner: WYMT LICENSEE CORP.)
  • W24BT (Channel 24; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WSBN-TV (Channel 47; NORTON, VA; Owner: BLUE RIDGE PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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  • Eric Nicholds, Route 3, Box 274 (Lat: 36.701167 Lon: -82.753972), Type: 77.4, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 4256435000, Fcc@wacorp.Net, 16689 SE 59TH STREET
  • James E McDonald, Route 3, Box 274 (Lat: 36.701167 Lon: -82.753972), Type: 77.4, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 5019058555, Aci.Wireless.Regulatory@alltel.Com, ONE ALLIED DRIVE, B2F2-A
  • James E McDonald, Route 3, Box 274 (Lat: 36.701167 Lon: -82.753972), Type: 77.4, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 5019058555, Aci.Wireless.Regulatory@alltel.Com, ONE ALLIED DRIVE, B2F2-A

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • COPPER CREEK DD, Int Of Rd 644 @ Csx Rr (Lat: 36.674083 Lon: -82.742722), Type: Building, Structure height: 3 m, Overall height: 4.6 m, Call Sign: KBA440
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.100 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/25/2012, Expiration Date: 03/31/2022
    Registrant: Csx Transportation Inc, 6735 Southpoint Dr S, 4th Flr J958, Jacksonville, FL 32216, Phone: (904) 332-5925, Fax: (904) 332-6048, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KD4NPG, Licensee ID: L00518988
    Grant Date: 05/17/2002, Expiration Date: 08/11/2012
    Registrant: Tony R Dockery, Rt 4 Box 44, Clinchport, VA 24244
  • Call Sign: KE4TXU
    Grant Date: 12/21/1994, Expiration Date: 12/21/2004, Cancellation Date: 12/22/2006
    Registrant: Mickey L Gilliam, Rt 4 Box 210, Clinchport, VA 24244
  • Call Sign: KE4VQS
    Grant Date: 02/14/1995, Expiration Date: 02/14/2005, Cancellation Date: 02/15/2007
    Registrant: Christopher D Gilliam, Rt 4 Box 210, Clinchport, VA 24244
  • Call Sign: WA4IFW
    Grant Date: 04/19/1997, Expiration Date: 04/19/2007, Cancellation Date: 04/21/2009
    Registrant: Glenn J Edwards, Rt 2 Box 180, Clinchport, VA 24244
  • Call Sign: KI4DPI, Licensee ID: L00794777
    Grant Date: 01/08/2004, Expiration Date: 01/08/2014, Certifier: Donnie D Sloan
    Registrant: Donnie D Sloan, Rt 3 Box 58a, Clinchport, VA 24244


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2

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