Clinchport, Virginia

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Population in 2014: 68 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -11.7%
 
Males: 33  (48.6%)
Females: 35  (51.4%)
Median resident age:  33.2 years
Virginia median age:  37.6 years

Zip codes: 24244, 24251.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $37,589 (it was $31,875 in 2000)
Clinchport:

$37,589
VA:

$62,666

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $23,383 (it was $10,485 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $63,592 (it was $27,500 in 2000)
Clinchport:

$63,592
VA:

$239,300

Median gross rent in 2013: $380.

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Ancestries: United States (67.9%), German (23.2%), Irish (1.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1940

Elevation: 1245 feet

Land area: 0.68 square miles.

Population density: 100 people per square mile   (very low).

Clinchport, Virginia map

For population 25 years and over in Clinchport:

  • High school or higher: 45.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 21.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Clinchport town:

  • Never married: 23.8%
  • Now married: 46.1%
  • Separated: 6.3%
  • Widowed: 5.4%
  • Divorced: 18.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,085 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $385 (1.0%)

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+: 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 September 2015:
Here:

4.8%
Virginia:

4.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +10 (+14.9%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (47%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (27%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (13%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (53%)
  • Public administration (40%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (47%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (27%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (13%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (40%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (33%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (20%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)

Average climate in Clinchport, Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Clinchport-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Virginia state average. It is 74% 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 slightly above Virginia state average. It is 79% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 124.6 miles away from the city center
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 Clinchport 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 the city center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 119.1 miles away from the city 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 Clinchport center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 194.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

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

Hospitals and 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)
  • FMC WEST KINGSPORT (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; KINGSPORT, TN)
  • WELLMONT HOLSTON VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 14 miles away; KINGSPORT, TN)
  • HOLSTON VALLEY HOSPITAL SNF (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; KINGSPORT, TN)
  • HOSPICE OF HOLSTON VALLEY HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 14 miles away; KINGSPORT, TN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Clinchport:

  • Northeast State Community College (about 23 miles; Blountville, TN; Full-time enrollment: 4,480)
  • Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 25 miles; Cumberland, KY; FT enrollment: 2,196)
  • East Tennessee State University (about 34 miles; Johnson City, TN; FT enrollment: 12,774)
  • King University (about 34 miles; Bristol, TN; FT enrollment: 2,472)
  • Tusculum College (about 35 miles; Greeneville, TN; FT enrollment: 2,070)
  • Walters State Community College (about 43 miles; Morristown, TN; FT enrollment: 4,359)
  • Hazard Community and Technical College (about 46 miles; Hazard, KY; FT enrollment: 2,087)

Public elementary/middle school in Clinchport:

  • RYE COVE INTERMEDIATE (Location: 158 MEMORIAL SCHOOL LANE, Grades: 5-7)

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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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 60.5. This is better than average.

City:

60.5
U.S.:

74.7

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 4.34. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 15.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.34
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 28.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.48. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.48
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 11.1%
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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.9
Virginia average:

12.3

Clinchport travel time to work - commute Clinchport mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,84442
Mainline Protestant2,86326
Catholic822
Other11
None13,387-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs 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%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Clinchport:

43.2%
Virginia:

50.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Clinchport:

38.0%
Virginia:

47.8%

Average BMI:
Here:

30.9
Virginia:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Clinchport:

25.2%
Virginia:

20.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Clinchport:

30.9%
Virginia:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Clinchport:

6.8
Virginia:

6.8

Overweight people:
Clinchport:

50.3%
Virginia:

33.7%

General health condition:
Clinchport:

43.2%
State:

56.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Clinchport:

78.9%
Virginia:

80.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Clinchport, VA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll

3.64% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,568 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.64%
Virginia average:

9.34%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Sullivan County, TN  0.94% ($30,971 average AGI)
from Wise County, VA  0.45% ($34,788)
from Hawkins County, TN  0.41% ($26,867)


4.24% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,353 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.24%
Virginia average:

9.20%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Sullivan County, TN  1.47% ($32,537 average AGI)
to Hawkins County, TN  0.52% ($36,816)
to Washington County, TN  0.35% ($20,654)

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.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 38m125ftTotal length
  • $129,000Total costs
  • 31,953Total average daily traffic
  • 2,038Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 61930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 21970-1979
  • 11980-1989
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Clinchport, VA

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:

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  • 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 MHzGrant Date: 01/25/2012, Expiration Date: 03/31/2022Registrant: 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, Cancellation Date: 08/12/2014, 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, Cancellation Date: 01/09/2016, Certifier: Donnie D Sloan, Registrant: Donnie D Sloan, Rt 3 Box 58a, Clinchport, VA 24244

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (50%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (29%)
  • Wood (15%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (6%)

Clinchport compared to Virginia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value 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 above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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