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Population in 2012: 376 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -16.1%
 

Males: 188  (50.0%)
Females: 188  (50.0%)

Median resident age:  44.8 years
Virginia median age:  35.1 years

Zip codes: 24271.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $27,894 (it was $20,250 in 2000)
Nickelsville:

$27,894
VA:

$61,741
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,139

Nickelsville town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $56,760 (it was $71,100 in 2000)
Nickelsville:

$56,760
VA:

$237,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $69,590; Detached houses: $79,895; Mobile homes: $22,947

Median gross rent in 2012: $481.

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  • White alone - 362 (94.5%)
  • Hispanic - 18 (4.7%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.3%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.3%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Nickelsville: 88.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (41.8%), Irish (15.9%), Scotch-Irish (6.4%), German (5.0%), English (4.1%), Scottish (2.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1940 feet

Land area: 0.48 square miles.

Population density: 783 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Nickelsville:

  • High school or higher: 79.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.5%
  • Unemployed: 15.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 39.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Nickelsville town:

  • Never married: 15.4%
  • Now married: 50.9%
  • Separated: 6.0%
  • Widowed: 8.1%
  • Divorced: 19.6%

7 residents are foreign born

This town:  1.7%
Virginia:  11.6%



According to our research of Virginia and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Nickelsville, Virginia as of December 21, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Nickelsville to the number of sex offenders is 94 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $199 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $552 (0.6%)

Nickelsville satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Johnson City, TN (28.9 miles , pop. 55,469).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (139.0 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (450.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Dungannon, VA (2.4 miles ), Castlewood, VA (3.4 miles ), Weber City, VA (3.5 miles ), Gate City, VA (3.5 miles ), St. Paul, VA (3.5 miles ), Bloomingdale, TN (3.6 miles ), Riverview, VA (3.6 miles ), Coeburn, VA (3.7 miles ).

Latitude: 36.75 N, Longitude: 82.42 W

Area code: 276

Nickelsville household income distribution Nickelsville home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.4%
Virginia:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +37 (+9.0%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (25%)
  • Retail trade (25%)
  • Public administration (19%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (10%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (3%)
  • Educational services (42%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Construction (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (20%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (13%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (10%)
  • Plant and system operators (9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Business operations specialists (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (12%)
  • Registered nurses (10%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Lawyers (4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Nickelsville-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Virginia state average. It is 67% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/4/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 28.3 miles away from the Nickelsville 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 38.4 miles away from the town center injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Nickelsville-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Virginia state average. It is 64% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 37.2 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 41.4 miles away from Nickelsville 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 39.6 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 44.2 miles away from the 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 51.2 miles away from Nickelsville center
On 4/19/1996 at 08:50:14, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 36.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

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: Maybelle Carter - (1909-1978), musician.


Hospitals/medical centers near Nickelsville:

  • CONTINIUMCARE OF WEBER CITY, LLC (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; WEBER CITY, VA)
  • INDEPENDENT HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; COEBURN, VA)
  • FMC BRISTOL (Dialysis Facility, about 15 miles away; BRISTOL, TN)

Political contributions by individuals in Nickelsville, VA

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Nickelsville:

  • Northeast State Community College (about 19 miles; Blountville, TN; Full-time enrollment: 3,537)
  • East Tennessee State University (about 32 miles; Johnson City, TN; FT enrollment: 11,642)
  • Tusculum College (about 45 miles; Greeneville, TN; FT enrollment: 2,144)
  • Appalachian State University (about 56 miles; Boone, NC; FT enrollment: 14,923)
  • Walters State Community College (about 60 miles; Morristown, TN; FT enrollment: 3,878)
  • Big Sandy Community and Technical College (about 68 miles; Prestonsburg, KY; FT enrollment: 2,306)
  • Lincoln Memorial University (about 70 miles; Harrogate, TN; FT enrollment: 2,182)

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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 16.3 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 15.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.92
U.S.:

9.59


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 19.9%
(20.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
Virginia:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  67.1%
Whole state:  67.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  2.9%
Whole state:  5.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Nickelsville, VA


19 people in other group homes in 2000

Nickelsville compared to Virginia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Banks with branches in Nickelsville (2011 data):

  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Nickelsville Branch at 120 Bethel Road, branch established on 1995/07/07. 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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Nickelsville travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (80%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (13%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Nickelsville 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 0$0 1$300
Water Supply 1$2,800$33,6000$0
Totals for Government 1$2,800$33,6001$300


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 Nickelsville:

  • WGOC (640 AM; 10 kW; BLOUNTVILLE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WZAP (690 AM; 10 kW; BRISTOL, VA; Owner: RAM COMMUNICATIONS, 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)
  • WXLZ (1140 AM; daytime; 3 kW; ST. PAUL, VA; Owner: YEARY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKIN (1320 AM; 5 kW; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFHG (980 AM; 5 kW; BRISTOL, VA; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNVA (1350 AM; 5 kW; NORTON, VA; Owner: RADIO-WISE, INC.)
  • WJCW (910 AM; 5 kW; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBCV (1550 AM; 5 kW; BRISTOL, TN; Owner: SUNSHINE BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WETB (790 AM; 5 kW; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: MOUNTAIN SIGNALS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Nickelsville:

  • WTFM (98.5 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • W223AA (92.5 FM; BIG STONE GAP, VA; Owner: VALLEY BROADCASTING, 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.)
  • WRZK (95.9 FM; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, TN; Owner: MURRAY COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WPJO (99.3 FM; ELIZABETHTON, TN; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WCQR-FM (88.3 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WAXM (93.5 FM; BIG STONE GAP, VA; Owner: VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W214AP (90.7 FM; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WISE-FM (90.5 FM; WISE, VA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA'S COLLEGE AT WISE)
  • 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)
  • WSEH (102.7 FM; CUMBERLAND, KY; Owner: CUMBERLAND CITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WXKQ-FM (103.9 FM; WHITESBURG, KY; Owner: T.C.W. BROADCASTING , INC.)
  • WMMT (88.7 FM; WHITESBURG, KY; Owner: APPALSHOP, INCORPORATED)
  • WXLZ-FM (107.3 FM; LEBANON, VA; Owner: YEARY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKOS (104.9 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDXC (102.3 FM; POUND, VA; Owner: WDXC RADIO, INC.)
  • WQUT (101.5 FM; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Nickelsville:

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


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 10
  • Hazardous Condition: 2

Incident types - Nickelsville


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Most common first names in Nickelsville, VA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James2875.8 years
Charles1869.8 years
William1774.9 years
John1568.0 years
Mary1578.6 years
Robert1472.8 years
Charlie1171.2 years
Paul1062.4 years
Nannie1082.3 years
Roy1074.5 years
Most common last names in Nickelsville, VA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Meade2982.3 years
Kilgore2881.5 years
Addington2778.0 years
Dean2475.1 years
Castle2473.1 years
Stapleton2475.9 years
Salyer2273.5 years
Smith2176.1 years
Taylor2176.4 years
Hartsock1878.6 years
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