Duffield, Virginia

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Population in 2014: 87 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +40.3%
Males: 36  (41.4%)
Females: 51  (58.6%)
Median resident age:  46.8 years
Virginia median age:  37.6 years

Zip code: 24244

Estimated median household income in 2013: $36,960 (it was $27,500 in 2000)
Duffield:

$36,960
VA:

$62,666

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $17,576 (it was $12,046 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $87,072 (it was $47,500 in 2000)
Duffield:

$87,072
VA:

$239,300
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  • Races in Duffield, VA (2010)

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    • 8997.8%White alone
    • 11.1%Asian alone
    • 11.1%Two or more races
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Duffield: 87.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (62.5%), Irish (9.8%), English (4.5%), Scotch-Irish (4.5%), Dutch (1.8%), French (1.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 1893/94

Elevation: 1365 feet

Land area: 0.58 square miles.

Population density: 151 people per square mile   (very low).

Duffield, Virginia map

For population 25 years and over in Duffield:

  • High school or higher: 78.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Duffield town:

  • Never married: 7.8%
  • Now married: 84.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 2.3%



According to our research of Virginia and other state lists there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Duffield, Virginia as of May 29, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Duffield to the number of sex offenders is 15 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $640 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $588 (0.7%)

Duffield satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Johnson City, TN (35.5 miles , pop. 55,469).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fayette, KY (130.0 miles , pop. 260,512).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (440.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Clinchport, VA (2.0 miles) , Dryden, VA (3.0 miles ), Big Stone Gap, VA (3.2 miles ), Keokee, VA (3.4 miles ), Appalachia, VA (3.6 miles ), Pennington Gap, VA (3.6 miles ), Gate City, VA (3.6 miles ), Mount Carmel, TN (3.6 miles ).

Latitude: 36.72 N, Longitude: 82.80 W

Area code: 276

Duffield household income distribution Duffield home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.8%
Virginia:

4.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (54%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (23%)
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Information (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Educational services (50%)
  • Manufacturing (36%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Education, training, and library occupations (54%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (23%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (19%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (4%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (36%)
  • Production occupations (36%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (14%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (14%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)

Average climate in Duffield, Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Duffield-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Virginia state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/5/1955, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 15.2 miles away from the Duffield town center injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 7/10/1980, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 43.7 miles away from the town center injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Duffield-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 120.5 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 91.0 miles away from Duffield center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 115.0 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 54.6 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 58.8 miles away from Duffield center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 197.7 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).
Duffield topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Duffield:

  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH OF DUFFIELD (372 TECHNOLOGY TRAIL LANE, SUITE 103)
  • MOUNTAIN REGION PERSONAL CARE SERVICES INC (463 DUFF PATT HIGHWAY)
  • DUFFIELD NURSING FACILITY (ROSS CARTER BOULEVARD)
  • RIDGECREST MANOR NURSING AND REHABILITATION (ROSS CARTER BOULEVARD)
  • RIDGECREST MANOR NURSING HOME (P O BOX 280)

Heliports located in Duffield:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Duffield:

  • Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 21 miles; Cumberland, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,196)
  • Northeast State Community College (about 27 miles; Blountville, TN; FT enrollment: 4,480)
  • King University (about 37 miles; Bristol, TN; FT enrollment: 2,472)
  • East Tennessee State University (about 38 miles; Johnson City, TN; FT enrollment: 12,774)
  • Tusculum College (about 38 miles; Greeneville, TN; FT enrollment: 2,070)
  • Hazard Community and Technical College (about 42 miles; Hazard, KY; FT enrollment: 2,087)
  • Walters State Community College (about 44 miles; Morristown, TN; FT enrollment: 4,359)

Public high school in Duffield:

  • RYE COVE HIGH (Students: 322, Location: 164 EAGLES NEST LANE, Grades: 8-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Duffield:

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Cemetery: Nickels Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Spurlock Branch (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

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 28.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.4 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 19.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.48
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 1.2%
(1.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.2 people
Virginia:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  71.4%
Whole state:  67.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  2.4%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 2.4% of all households

Banks with branches in Duffield (2011 data):

  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Duffield Branch at 466 Duff-Patt Highway, Ste 102, branch established on 1981/03/12. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • Powell Valley National Bank: Duffield Branch at 301 Duff Patt Hwy, branch established on 2008/08/11. Info updated 2010/06/02: Bank assets: $240.7 mil, Deposits: $200.3 mil, headquarters in Jonesville, VA, positive income, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Powell Valley Bankshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.3
Virginia average:

12.3

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Duffield 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%
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 Duffield:

  • 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)
  • WZAP (690 AM; 10 kW; BRISTOL, VA; Owner: RAM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLSD (1220 AM; 1 kW; BIG STONE GAP, VA; Owner: VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSWV (1570 AM; 2 kW; PENNINGTON GAP, VA; Owner: IBS COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WNVA (1350 AM; 5 kW; NORTON, VA; Owner: RADIO-WISE, INC.)
  • WKIN (1320 AM; 5 kW; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WJCW (910 AM; 5 kW; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKTP (1590 AM; 10 kW; JONESBOROUGH, TN; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Duffield:

  • W223AA (92.5 FM; BIG STONE GAP, VA; Owner: VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAXM (93.5 FM; BIG STONE GAP, VA; Owner: VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTFM (98.5 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WSEH (102.7 FM; CUMBERLAND, KY; Owner: CUMBERLAND CITY 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 .)
  • WIFX-FM (94.3 FM; JENKINS, KY; Owner: LETCHER COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WXKQ-FM (103.9 FM; WHITESBURG, KY; Owner: T.C.W. BROADCASTING , INC.)
  • WMMT (88.7 FM; WHITESBURG, KY; Owner: APPALSHOP, INCORPORATED)
  • WJDT (106.5 FM; ROGERSVILLE, TN; Owner: C & S BROADCASTING)
  • WHCB (91.5 FM; BRISTOL, TN; Owner: APPALACHIAN EDUC. COMMUNICATION CORP)
  • WEYE (104.3 FM; SURGOINSVILLE, TN; Owner: TRI-CITY RADIO, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WCQR-FM (88.3 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WDXC (102.3 FM; POUND, VA; Owner: WDXC RADIO, INC.)
  • W214AP (90.7 FM; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WBGQ (100.7 FM; BULLS GAP, TN; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING)
  • WSGS (101.1 FM; HAZARD, KY; Owner: MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Duffield:

  • WYMT-TV (Channel 57; HAZARD, KY; Owner: WYMT LICENSEE CORP.)
  • W24BT (Channel 24; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WKPT-LP (Channel 25; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WSBN-TV (Channel 47; NORTON, VA; Owner: BLUE RIDGE PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 18m59ftTotal length
  • 40,175Total average daily traffic
  • 2,507Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Duffield)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

45 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Duffield, VA)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • PETERSON, Us Hwy 23 (Lat: 36.744611 Lon: -82.795583), Type: Mast, Structure height: 84.4 m, Overall height: 88.1 m, Call Sign: WQTS512
    Assigned Frequencies: 11345.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHzGrant Date: 04/02/2014, Expiration Date: 04/02/2024, Cancellation Date: 03/13/2015, Certifier: John MondayRegistrant: Att Mobility LLC, 3300 E. Renner Road, B3132, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (972) 907-1131, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • Atop Powel Mountain, U.S. Highway 58, 4 Miles West Of (Lat: 36.710361 Lon: -82.874861), Overall height: 9.2 m, Call Sign: KNKC693
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.100 MHzGrant Date: 03/03/2009, Expiration Date: 04/01/2019Registrant: Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, 2300 N Street, Nw, Suite 700, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 783-4141, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Duffield)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: BUCKEYE DREAM MACHINE (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582 (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 119SE , Serial Number: 4636, Airworthiness Date: 11/17/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Conley B Williams, 427 Big Ridge Ln, Duffield, VA 24244
  • Aircraft: BEECH E-55 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 165 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 33PE , Serial Number: TE-1018, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 10/01/2001
    Registrant (Corporation): Sunset Enterprises LLC, Po Box 405, Duffield, VA 24244

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

TIMBERFELL LODGE (Serves TN, Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 14
  • Hazardous Condition: 7
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Duffield

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Duffield, VA

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (83%)
  • Coal or coke (13%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
Businesses in Duffield, VA
NameCountNameCount
FedEx1Subway1
Hardee's1U-Haul1
McDonald's1

Duffield compared to Virginia state average:

  • Median household income 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.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There is 1 pilot and 1 other airmen in this city.
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