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Population in 2012: 2,008 (86% urban, 14% rural). Population change since 2000: -7.0%
 

Males: 1,023  (50.9%)
Females: 985  (49.1%)

Median resident age:  45.5 years
Virginia median age:  35.1 years

Zip codes: 24290.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $40,442 (it was $31,875 in 2000)
Gate City:

$40,442
VA:

$61,741
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $28,582

Gate City town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $98,948 (it was $73,400 in 2000)
Gate City:

$98,948
VA:

$237,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $132,451; Detached houses: $144,333; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $71,336; Mobile homes: $38,225

Median gross rent in 2012: $540.

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Gate City races chart
  • White alone - 1,928 (94.8%)
  • Black alone - 62 (3.0%)
  • Two or more races - 17 (0.8%)
  • Hispanic - 12 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 10 (0.5%)
  • Asian alone - 4 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.05%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Gate City: 81.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (18.0%), English (17.5%), United States (17.3%), German (12.9%), Scotch-Irish (8.6%), Dutch (1.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1892

Elevation: 1304 feet

Land area: 2.04 square miles.

Population density: 985 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Gate City:

  • High school or higher: 75.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.6%
  • Unemployed: 7.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Gate City town:

  • Never married: 20.5%
  • Now married: 56.7%
  • Separated: 4.5%
  • Widowed: 9.5%
  • Divorced: 8.8%

5 residents are foreign born

This town:  0.2%
Virginia:  11.6%



According to our research of Virginia and other state lists there were 24 registered sex offenders living in Gate City, Virginia as of September 23, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Gate City to the number of sex offenders is 84 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $778 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $566 (0.7%)

Gate City satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Johnson City, TN (23.9 miles , pop. 55,469).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (139.4 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (451.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Weber City, VA (1.2 miles ), Bloomingdale, TN (2.4 miles ), Mount Carmel, TN (2.5 miles ), Kingsport, TN (2.7 miles ), Clinchport, VA (3.1 miles) , Church Hill, TN (3.4 miles ), Colonial Heights, TN (3.4 miles ), Nickelsville, VA (3.5 miles ).

Latitude: 36.64 N, Longitude: 82.58 W

Area code: 276

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Crime rates in Gate City by Year
Type 2001 2002 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 2000111202
per 100,000 91.20.00.00.048.149.049.199.60.096.8
Robberies 0000010100
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.049.00.049.80.00.0
Assaults 0164012432
per 100,000 0.044.9284.4191.10.049.098.2199.1145.896.8
Burglaries 65895107101614
per 100,000 273.7224.7379.1430.0240.3490.2343.6497.8777.5677.6
Thefts 24174738404427254731
per 100,000 1094.9764.02227.51815.61922.22156.91325.51244.42283.81500.5
Auto thefts 3452023221
per 100,000 136.9179.8237.095.60.098.0147.399.697.248.4
Arson 0000010000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.049.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 295.0) 139.366.1181.6140.9125.3182.3140.2215.3173.3197.4

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Crime rate in Gate City detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 6 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.90
Virginia average:

2.27

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.4%
Virginia:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -62 (-2.8%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (13%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (4%)
  • Engineers (3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Gate City-area historical tornado activity is below Virginia state average. It is 63% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/10/1980, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 32.9 miles away from the Gate City town center injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/4/1974, a category F3 tornado 39.4 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 4 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Gate City-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Virginia state average. It is 64% 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 96.5 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 49.1 miles away from Gate City center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 53.3 miles away from the city 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 51.5 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 41.4 miles away from Gate 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 43.5 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).
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Birthplace of: Fayette McMullen - Politician, Riley Franklin McConnell - Navy officer.


Hospitals/medical centers near Gate City:

  • CONTINIUMCARE OF WEBER CITY, LLC (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; WEBER CITY, VA)
  • BROOKHAVEN MANOR (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; KINGSPORT, TN)
  • WELLMONT HOLSTON VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, about 7 miles away; KINGSPORT, TN)

Political contributions by individuals in Gate City, VA

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gate City:

  • Northeast State Community College (about 15 miles; Blountville, TN; Full-time enrollment: 3,537)
  • East Tennessee State University (about 27 miles; Johnson City, TN; FT enrollment: 11,642)
  • Tusculum College (about 34 miles; Greeneville, TN; FT enrollment: 2,144)
  • Walters State Community College (about 48 miles; Morristown, TN; FT enrollment: 3,878)
  • Appalachian State University (about 59 miles; Boone, NC; FT enrollment: 14,923)
  • Lincoln Memorial University (about 60 miles; Harrogate, TN; FT enrollment: 2,182)
  • University of North Carolina at Asheville (about 71 miles; Asheville, NC; FT enrollment: 3,135)

Public high school in Gate City:

Public elementary/middle schools in Gate City:

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


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Notable locations in Gate City: Scott County Library (A), Scott County Courthouse (B), Gate City Town Hall (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Gate City include: Church of Christ (A), Gate City Baptist Church (B), Gate City United Methodist Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Red Hill Branch (A), Pike (B), Little Moccasin Creek (C), Burnt Cabin Branch (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Gate City: R P Kane Athletic Field (1). 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
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0302. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.0302
U.S.:

0.0222
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.92. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.92
U.S.:

9.59

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

GATE CITY, TOWN OF (Population served: 2175, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUN-13-2006), St Public Notif requested (JUN-13-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-24-2006), St Public Notif requested (FEB-24-2006), St Public Notif received (MAR-28-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-05-2006), St Public Notif requested (JAN-05-2006), St Public Notif received (FEB-24-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Treatment Technique Exceeds Turb 1 NTU - In JUN-2006, Contaminant: IESWTR
  • M&R Filter Turbidity Reporting - In JAN-2006, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-31-2006), St Public Notif requested (FEB-07-2006), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-07-2006)
  • M&R Filter Turbidity Reporting - In DEC-2005, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-05-2006), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-05-2006), St Compliance achieved (JAN-31-2006)
  • M&R Filter Turbidity Reporting - In NOV-2005, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-05-2005), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-05-2005), St Compliance achieved (JAN-31-2006)
  • M&R Filter Turbidity Reporting - In OCT-2005, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-05-2005), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-05-2005), St Compliance achieved (JAN-31-2006)
  • 10 other older monitoring violations
SCOTT CO PARK (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 16.7%
(16.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 7.6% for Black residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.1 people
Virginia:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  58.7%
Whole state:  67.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  2.6%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Gate City, VA


33 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Gate City compared to Virginia state average:

Gate City, Virginia environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • 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 significantly 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.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Banks with branches in Gate City (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: Gate City Branch at 141 East Jackson Street, branch established on 1965/04/09; Gate City Drive In Branch at 141 East Jackson Street, branch established on 1999/08/01. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Gate City Main Branch at 110 Gateway Plaza, branch established on 1989/03/01. 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
  • New Peoples Bank, Inc.: Gate City Office Branch at 663 East Jackson Street, branch established on 2002/01/03. Info updated 2007/08/21: Bank assets: $781.6 mil, Deposits: $709.1 mil, headquarters in Honaker, VA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 28 total offices, Holding Company: New Peoples Bankshares, Inc.
  • The Bank of Marion: Gate City Branch at 196 East Jackson Street, branch established on 1971/11/03. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $348.9 mil, Deposits: $303.5 mil, headquarters in Marion, VA, positive income, 15 total offices, Holding Company: Southwest Virginia Bankshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Gate City travel time to work - commute


Gate City mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (84%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (11%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • Utility gas (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Gate City 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
Financial Administration 1$2,885$34,6200$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$5,345
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$985
Police Protection - Officers 6$23,677$47,3540$0
Streets and Highways 3$7,384$29,5362$2,190
Solid Waste Management 1$1,997$23,9641$748
Sewerage 2$4,804$28,8240$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$813
Water Supply 4$8,843$26,5290$0
Totals for Government 17$49,590$35,00513$10,081


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 Gate City:

  • WGAT (1050 AM; 1 kW; GATE CITY, VA; Owner: TRI-CITIES BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGOC (640 AM; 10 kW; BLOUNTVILLE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKIN (1320 AM; 5 kW; KINGSPORT, 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.)
  • WJCW (910 AM; 5 kW; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKPT (1400 AM; 1 kW; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WKTP (1590 AM; 10 kW; JONESBOROUGH, TN; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WETB (790 AM; 5 kW; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: MOUNTAIN SIGNALS, INC.)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WFHG (980 AM; 5 kW; BRISTOL, VA; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Gate City:

  • WTFM (98.5 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WRZK (95.9 FM; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, TN; Owner: MURRAY COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WCSK (90.3 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: KINGSPORT CITY SCHOOLS BD. OF EDUC .)
  • W223AA (92.5 FM; BIG STONE GAP, VA; Owner: VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAXM (93.5 FM; BIG STONE GAP, VA; Owner: VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPJO (99.3 FM; ELIZABETHTON, TN; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WHCB (91.5 FM; BRISTOL, TN; Owner: APPALACHIAN EDUC. COMMUNICATION CORP)
  • 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.)
  • WKOS (104.9 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCQR-FM (88.3 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • W214AP (90.7 FM; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WSEH (102.7 FM; CUMBERLAND, KY; Owner: CUMBERLAND CITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WQUT (101.5 FM; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WIFX-FM (94.3 FM; JENKINS, KY; Owner: LETCHER COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WEYE (104.3 FM; SURGOINSVILLE, TN; Owner: TRI-CITY RADIO, LLC)
  • 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)
  • WMIT (106.9 FM; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Gate City:

  • WKPT-LP (Channel 25; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WCYB-TV (Channel 5; BRISTOL, VA; Owner: APPALACHIAN BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WKTP-LP (Channel 7; GATE CITY, ETC., VA; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WSBN-TV (Channel 47; NORTON, VA; Owner: BLUE RIDGE PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Gate City, Virginia:
  • Fatal accident count: 4
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 6
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 4
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 9
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Virginia average:
  • Fatal accident count: 194
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 290
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 69
  • Fatalities: 212
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 446
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 30

Gate City fatal accident list:

May 8, 1986 06:40 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 27, 1984 10:10 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Aug 23, 1979 11:10 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Jan 30, 1975 11:55 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1



2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 49
  • Hazardous Condition: 50
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - Gate City


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Most common first names in Gate City, VA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James12674.1 years
William11474.0 years
John8973.8 years
Mary8579.3 years
Robert7671.8 years
Charles7071.4 years
George4372.3 years
Roy3772.0 years
Henry3075.9 years
Myrtle2981.9 years
Most common last names in Gate City, VA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Lane10475.1 years
Williams9275.2 years
Smith5972.7 years
Jones5575.5 years
Mcconnell5376.2 years
Quillen5275.3 years
Peters5274.6 years
Taylor5075.2 years
Bellamy4873.4 years
Carter4275.7 years
Businesses in Gate City, VA
NameCountNameCount
CVS1Nike1
Hardee's1Pizza Hut1
Long John Silver's1Subway1
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Kelly W. Chandler (6)
  • Robert Paul Starnes (2)
  • Melissa Dawn Page (2)
  • Kelly Wood Chandler (2)
  • Larry Wayne Blair (2)
  • Lawrence K. Baker (1)
  • Vincent Hensley (1)

Total of 16 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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