Ewing, Virginia

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Population in 2010: 439. Population change since 2000: +0.7%
Males: 270  (61.5%)
Females: 169  (38.5%)
Median resident age:  26.9 years
Virginia median age:  37.6 years

Zip codes: 24248.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $14,128 (it was $22,292 in 2000)
Ewing:

$14,128
VA:

$62,666

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $12,946 (it was $11,722 in 2000)

Ewing CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $66,037 (it was $61,800 in 2000)
Ewing:

$66,037
VA:

$239,300

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $89,828; Detached houses: $89,727
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  • Races in Ewing, VA (2010)

    Ewing races chart
    • 43899.8%White alone
    • 10.2%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Ewing: 85.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (22.4%), United States (22.4%), German (17.7%), French (9.2%), Scottish (5.4%), English (3.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1393 feet

Land area: 3.88 square miles.

Population density: 113 people per square mile   (very low).

Ewing,VA real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Ewing:

  • High school or higher: 66.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 8.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ewing CDP:

  • Never married: 29.9%
  • Now married: 39.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 30.9%
  • Divorced: 0.0%



According to our research of Virginia and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Ewing, Virginia as of June 27, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Ewing to the number of sex offenders is 146 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $289 (0.5%)

Ewing satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Knoxville, TN (54.2 miles , pop. 173,890).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fayette, KY (112.4 miles , pop. 260,512).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (425.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Alva, KY (2.5 miles ), Pathfork, KY (2.9 miles ), Tejay, KY (3.2 miles ), South Wallins, KY (3.5 miles ), Harrogate-Shawanee, TN (3.5 miles ), Coldiron, KY (3.6 miles ), Wallins Creek, KY (3.6 miles ), Harrogate, TN (3.6 miles ).

Latitude: 36.64 N, Longitude: 83.43 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 606

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

6.9%
Virginia:

4.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (43%)
  • Retail trade (32%)
  • Other services, except public administration (25%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (63%)
  • Utilities (32%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Material moving occupations (43%)
  • Transportation occupations (32%)
  • Community and social service occupations (25%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Sales and related occupations (63%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (32%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)

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

Average climate in Ewing, Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Ewing-area historical tornado activity is below Virginia state average. It is 54% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/9/1988, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 12.4 miles away from the Ewing place center killed one person and injured 15 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/12/1967, a category F3 tornado 38.2 miles away from the place center .

Earthquake activity:

Ewing-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 111.8 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 65.3 miles away from Ewing center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 106.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 274.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 193.2 miles away from Ewing 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 11.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lee County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 6, Winter Storms: 4, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 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).
Ewing topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Ewing:

  • TRI STATE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; HARROGATE, TN)
  • HANCOCK COUNTY HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; SNEEDVILLE, TN)
  • HANCOCK MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; SNEEDVILLE, TN)
  • CLAIBORNE COUNTY HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 16 miles away; TAZEWELL, TN)
  • CLAIBORNE HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; TAZEWELL, TN)
  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; MIDDLESBORO, KY)
  • MIDDLESBORO ARH HOME HEALTH AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; MIDDLESBORO, KY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ewing:

  • Lincoln Memorial University (about 14 miles; Harrogate, TN; Full-time enrollment: 3,706)
  • Walters State Community College (about 31 miles; Morristown, TN; FT enrollment: 4,359)
  • Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 34 miles; Cumberland, KY; FT enrollment: 2,196)
  • University of the Cumberlands (about 42 miles; Williamsburg, KY; FT enrollment: 3,585)
  • Hazard Community and Technical College (about 44 miles; Hazard, KY; FT enrollment: 2,087)
  • Tusculum College (about 50 miles; Greeneville, TN; FT enrollment: 2,070)
  • The University of Tennessee-Knoxville (about 55 miles; Knoxville, TN; FT enrollment: 25,483)

Public high school in Ewing:

Public elementary/middle school in Ewing:

  • ELYDALE ELEM (Students: 111, Location: 128 ELYDALE ROAD, Grades: 5-7)
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Cemeteries: Ealy Cemetery (1), Gibson Cemetery (2), Yeary Cemetery (3), Richmond Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Roaring Branch (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Lee 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 49.3. This is significantly better than average.

City:

49.3
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2000 was 0.127. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.127
U.S.:

0.293

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 32.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 23.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.3
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.02. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.02
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 43.9%
Average household size:
This place:  2.3 people
Virginia:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  65.1%
Whole state:  67.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.2%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Banks with branches in Ewing (2011 data):

  • The Peoples Bank: Lee County Branch at 143 Buffalo Drive, branch established on 1984/10/29; at 1637 Dr. Thomas Walker Road, branch established on 1920/05/03. Info updated 2011/11/08: Bank assets: $89.9 mil, Deposits: $81.3 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

24.2
Virginia average:

12.3

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Ewing CDP (based on Lee County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant11,73583
Mainline Protestant1,72321
Black Protestant4733
Catholic591
Other131
None11,584-
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: 6
Lee County:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Lee County:

1.71 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 25
Lee County:

10.68 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Here:

3.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.7%
Virginia:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Lee County:

30.7%
Virginia:

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

17.0%
State:

18.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

55.0%
Virginia:

50.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

42.7%
State:

47.8%

Average BMI:
Ewing:

28.2
Virginia:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Ewing:

27.2%
Virginia:

20.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Ewing:

7.5%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.6
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

22.6%
State:

33.7%

General health condition:
Here:

50.0%
Virginia:

56.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Ewing:

85.7%
Virginia:

80.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Ewing, VA Residents

3.52% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,094 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.52%
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 Wise County, VA  0.55% ($34,184 average AGI)
from Scott County, VA  0.30% ($35,429)
from Claiborne County, TN  0.27% ($23,263)


3.79% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,981 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.79%
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 Wise County, VA  0.57% ($37,550 average AGI)
to Sullivan County, TN  0.24% ($27,647)
to Bell County, KY  0.22% ($24,467)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ewing:

  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WFSR (970 AM; 5 kW; HARLAN, KY; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING COMPAY)
  • WHLN (1410 AM; 5 kW; HARLAN, KY)
  • WMIK (560 AM; 3 kW; MIDDLESBORO, KY; Owner: GATEWAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRWB (740 AM; 1 kW; HARROGATE, TN; Owner: PINE HILLS OF TENNESSEE, INC.)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WCRK (1150 AM; 5 kW; MORRISTOWN, TN; Owner: RADIO ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • WGOC (640 AM; 10 kW; BLOUNTVILLE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNOX (990 AM; 10 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN)
  • WMTN (1300 AM; 5 kW; MORRISTOWN, TN)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPWT (870 AM; daytime; 10 kW; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, TN; Owner: INFORMATION COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WVLZ (1180 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: KIRKLAND WIRELESS BROADCASTERS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ewing:

  • WCTU (105.9 FM; TAZEWELL, TN; Owner: STAIR COMPANY, INC)
  • WMIK-FM (92.7 FM; MIDDLESBORO, KY; Owner: GATEWAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJDT (106.5 FM; ROGERSVILLE, TN; Owner: C & S BROADCASTING)
  • WTUK (105.1 FM; HARLAN, KY; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBGQ (100.7 FM; BULLS GAP, TN; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING)
  • WRIL (106.3 FM; PINEVILLE, KY; Owner: PINE HILLS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WXJB (96.5 FM; HARROGATE, TN; Owner: JBD INCORPORATED)
  • WSEH (102.7 FM; CUMBERLAND, KY; Owner: CUMBERLAND CITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAXM (93.5 FM; BIG STONE GAP, VA; Owner: VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIMZ-FM (103.5 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMM., CORP.)
  • WTFM (98.5 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WJNV (99.1 FM; JONESVILLE, VA; Owner: REGINA KAY MOORE)
  • W223AA (92.5 FM; BIG STONE GAP, VA; Owner: VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSGS (101.1 FM; HAZARD, KY; Owner: MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WDVX (89.9 FM; CLINTON, TN; Owner: CUMBERLAND COMMUNITIES COMMUNI CORP.)
  • WOKI-FM (100.3 FM; OAK RIDGE, TN; Owner: OAK RIDGE FM, INC.)
  • WMXK (94.1 FM; MORRISTOWN, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WIVK-FM (107.7 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLMU (91.3 FM; HARROGATE, TN; Owner: LINCOLN MEMORIAL UNIVERSITY)
  • WWST (102.1 FM; SEVIERVILLE, TN; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Ewing:

  • WAGV (Channel 44; HARLAN, KY; Owner: LIVING FAITH MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WKOP-TV (Channel 15; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WVLT-TV (Channel 8; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: WVLT LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WBIR-TV (Channel 10; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: GANNETT PACIFIC CORPORATION)
  • WATE-TV (Channel 6; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: WATE, G.P.)
  • WYMT-TV (Channel 57; HAZARD, KY; Owner: WYMT LICENSEE CORP.)
  • W24BT (Channel 24; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 2m7ftTotal length
  • $42,000Total costs
  • 10,309Total average daily traffic
  • 458Total average daily truck traffic
  • 15,020Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Ewing)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Lat: 36.646167 Lon: -83.407028, Call Sign: WQAM609, Licensee ID: L00825984
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.1000 MHzGrant Date: 04/10/2014, Expiration Date: 07/02/2024, Certifier: Kyle ChadwellRegistrant: Lee County
  • THOMAS WALKER TANK, Thomas Walker Tank Off Of Crockett Ridge Rd (Lat: 36.647417 Lon: -83.398889), Type: Tank, Structure height: 12.1 m, Call Sign: WQWF713
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.850 MHzGrant Date: 08/10/2015, Expiration Date: 08/10/2025, Certifier: James ParsonsRegistrant: Boggs Municipal Services, Inc., Wise, VA 24293, Phone: (276) 328-5114, Fax: (276) 328-5115, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 27
  • Hazardous Condition: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Ewing

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Ewing, VA
Most common first names in Ewing, VA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James4071.8 years
Mary3278.6 years
John2775.2 years
Robert2373.7 years
Charles1669.4 years
William1672.2 years
George1483.1 years
Charlie1276.8 years
Walter971.6 years
Lillian978.8 years
Most common last names in Ewing, VA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Brooks4473.3 years
Ayers3874.5 years
Chadwell2475.8 years
Yeary2181.0 years
Bailey2080.3 years
Hensley1872.8 years
Warf1771.4 years
Eldridge1768.8 years
Dean1474.1 years
Williams1474.5 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (77%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (16%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (7%)

Ewing compared to Virginia state average:

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

Ewing on our top lists:

  • #92 on the list of "Top 100 least racially diverse cities"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011"
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