Dungannon, Virginia

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Population in 2013: 321 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +1.3%
 
Males: 160  (50.0%)
Females: 161  (50.0%)
Median resident age:  42.0 years
Virginia median age:  35.1 years

Zip codes: 24245.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $21,224 (it was $21,406 in 2000)
Dungannon:

$21,224
VA:

$61,741
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $13,938 (it was $12,200 in 2000)

Dungannon town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $73,330 (it was $35,000 in 2000)
Dungannon:

$73,330
VA:

$237,800
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $73,701; Detached houses: $85,873; Mobile homes: $18,929

Median gross rent in 2012: $328.

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Dungannon races chart
  • White alone - 328 (98.8%)
  • Hispanic - 3 (0.9%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.3%)

Races in Dungannon detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Dungannon: 83.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (24.6%), United States (18.5%), German (10.4%), English (8.9%), Scotch-Irish (4.6%), Dutch (3.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1918

Elevation: 1311 feet

Land area: 0.36 square miles.

Population density: 880 people per square mile   (low).

Dungannon,VA real estate house value index trend

Dungannon, Virginia map

For population 25 years and over in Dungannon:

  • High school or higher: 68.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.4%
  • Unemployed: 2.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 47.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Dungannon town:

  • Never married: 23.9%
  • Now married: 59.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 9.8%

15 residents are foreign born

This town:  2.9%
Virginia:  11.6%



According to our research of Virginia and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Dungannon, Virginia as of February 26, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Dungannon to the number of sex offenders is 82 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $453 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $513 (0.6%)

Dungannon satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Johnson City, TN (34.5 miles , pop. 55,469).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fayette, KY (138.9 miles , pop. 260,512).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (444.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Nickelsville, VA (2.4 miles ), Riverview, VA (2.7 miles ), Coeburn, VA (2.8 miles ), St. Paul, VA (3.2 miles ), Castlewood, VA (3.2 miles ), Norton, VA (3.4 miles ), Wise, VA (3.5 miles ), Dante, VA (3.8 miles ).

Latitude: 36.83 N, Longitude: 82.47 W

Area code: 276

Dungannon household income distribution Dungannon home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.7%
Virginia:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +67 (+26.8%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (30%)
  • Construction (20%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (37%)
  • Retail trade (28%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (16%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Religious workers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Other financial specialists (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (15%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (15%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (13%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4%)

Work and jobs in Dungannon: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Dungannon, Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Dungannon-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Virginia state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/4/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 30.4 miles away from the Dungannon town center killed one person and injured 4 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 7/10/1980, a category F3 tornado 43.9 miles away from the town center injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Dungannon-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Virginia state average. It is 80% 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 125.0 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 109.5 miles away from Dungannon center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 35.5 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 39.8 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 119.4 miles away from Dungannon 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 37.9 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).
Dungannon topographic map

Birthplace of: Dave Hillman - Baseball player.

Hospitals and medical centers near Dungannon:

  • INDEPENDENT HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; COEBURN, VA)
  • HERITAGE HALL WISE (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; WISE, VA)
  • BMA - MOUNTAIN EMPIRE (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; NORTON, VA)
  • HERITAGE HALL WISE(CLOSED) (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; WISE, VA)
  • HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE OF VIRGINIA (Hospital, about 12 miles away; NORTON, VA)
  • NORTON COMMUNITY HOSPITAL HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; WISE, VA)
  • IN HOME CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; WISE, VA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dungannon:

  • Northeast State Community College (about 24 miles; Blountville, TN; Full-time enrollment: 4,480)
  • King University (about 25 miles; Bristol, TN; FT enrollment: 2,472)
  • Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 31 miles; Cumberland, KY; FT enrollment: 2,196)
  • East Tennessee State University (about 37 miles; Johnson City, TN; FT enrollment: 12,774)
  • Hazard Community and Technical College (about 49 miles; Hazard, KY; FT enrollment: 2,087)
  • Tusculum College (about 49 miles; Greeneville, TN; FT enrollment: 2,070)
  • Appalachian State University (about 61 miles; Boone, NC; FT enrollment: 17,362)

Public elementary/middle school in Dungannon:

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Notable location: Virginia State Prison Camp (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Stapleton Cemetery (1), Patrick Hogan Osborne Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations 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 2012 was 79.3. This is about average.

City:

79.3
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 29.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.77. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.77
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.0520. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 20.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0520
U.S.:

0.0147

Drinking water stations with addresses in Dungannon that have no violations reported:

  • DUNGANNON, TOWN OF (Population served: 600, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater under infl of surface water)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 43.0%
(41.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
Virginia:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  70.6%
Whole state:  67.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  7.4%
Whole state:  5.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Dungannon 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 above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (92%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (5%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 38.77%
Here: 38.8%
USA: 50.2%

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 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 2$1,196
Sewerage 0$0 2$1,088
Water Supply 1$2,392$28,7040$0
Totals for Government 1$2,392$28,7044$2,284

Dungannon government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $26,000 ($81.00)
    Water Utilities: $23,000 ($71.65)
    Financial Administration: $13,000 ($40.50)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $28,000 ($87.23)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($6.23)

Dungannon government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $47,000 ($146.42)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $48,000 ($149.53)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $10,000 ($31.15)
  • Tax - Property: $7,000 ($21.81)

Dungannon government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $36,000 ($112.15)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $18,000 ($56.07)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $18,000 ($56.07)

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 Dungannon:

  • WGOC (640 AM; 10 kW; BLOUNTVILLE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WZAP (690 AM; 10 kW; BRISTOL, VA; Owner: RAM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNVA (1350 AM; 5 kW; NORTON, VA; Owner: RADIO-WISE, INC.)
  • WXLZ (1140 AM; daytime; 3 kW; ST. PAUL, VA; Owner: YEARY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WFHG (980 AM; 5 kW; BRISTOL, VA; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WDIC (1430 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CLINCHCO, VA; Owner: DICKENSON COUNTY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • 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)
  • WTCW (920 AM; 4 kW; WHITESBURG, KY; Owner: T.C.W. BROADCASTING , INC.)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dungannon:

  • W223AA (92.5 FM; BIG STONE GAP, VA; Owner: VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WISE-FM (90.5 FM; WISE, VA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA'S COLLEGE AT WISE)
  • WTFM (98.5 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WAXM (93.5 FM; BIG STONE GAP, VA; Owner: VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNVA-FM (106.3 FM; NORTON, VA; Owner: RADIO WISE, INC.)
  • WHCB (91.5 FM; BRISTOL, TN; Owner: APPALACHIAN EDUC. COMMUNICATION CORP)
  • WIFX-FM (94.3 FM; JENKINS, KY; Owner: LETCHER COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WETS-FM (89.5 FM; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WRZK (95.9 FM; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, TN; Owner: MURRAY COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WXBQ-FM (96.9 FM; BRISTOL, TN; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WXKQ-FM (103.9 FM; WHITESBURG, KY; Owner: T.C.W. BROADCASTING , INC.)
  • WMMT (88.7 FM; WHITESBURG, KY; Owner: APPALSHOP, INCORPORATED)
  • WPJO (99.3 FM; ELIZABETHTON, TN; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WCQR-FM (88.3 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WSEH (102.7 FM; CUMBERLAND, KY; Owner: CUMBERLAND CITY BROADCASTING, 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)
  • WCSK (90.3 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: KINGSPORT CITY SCHOOLS BD. OF EDUC .)
  • WPKE-FM (103.1 FM; COAL RUN, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WXLZ-FM (107.3 FM; LEBANON, VA; Owner: YEARY BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Dungannon:

  • WSBN-TV (Channel 47; NORTON, VA; Owner: BLUE RIDGE PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WCYB-TV (Channel 5; BRISTOL, VA; Owner: APPALACHIAN BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WKPT-LP (Channel 25; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORP.)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Dungannon 0.2 Mi E (Lat: 36.830667 Lon: -82.461417), Type: Mast, Structure height: 3 m, Overall height: 5.2 m, Call Sign: WQHJ683
    Assigned Frequencies: 169.500 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/15/2007, Expiration Date: 08/15/2017, Certifier: Michael A Nelson
    Registrant: Virginia Department Of Emergency Management, 10501 Trade Court, Richmond, VA 23236-3713, Phone: (804) 674-2479, Fax: (804) 674-2419, Email:
  • CASSELLS CHAPEL LIFT, South Of Sr 65 North Of The Railroad Tracks (Lat: 36.815111 Lon: -82.496667), Type: Upole, Structure height: 4.6 m, Call Sign: WQLH769
    Assigned Frequencies: 463.862 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/25/2010, Expiration Date: 01/25/2020, Certifier: Karen Powers
    Registrant: Fit, 1565 Oak St, Eugene, OR 97401, Phone: (541) 485-8441, Fax: (541) 485-7556, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Dungannon)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3
  • Hazardous Condition: 1
Most common first names in Dungannon, VA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1678.5 years
William1379.2 years
John1271.6 years
Robert1169.1 years
James1058.2 years
Charles971.1 years
Margaret680.0 years
George671.8 years
Walter672.0 years
Henry664.8 years
Most common last names in Dungannon, VA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Osborne3077.6 years
Sluss2576.7 years
Lane1972.0 years
Lucas1577.3 years
Dooley1470.8 years
Hall1266.2 years
Honeycutt1080.1 years
Brickey977.1 years
Hillman875.6 years
Collins871.0 years

Dungannon on our top lists:

  • #19 on the list of "Top 100 least racially diverse cities"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2006"
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