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Population in 2012: 123 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -22.6%
 

Males: 53  (43.5%)
Females: 70  (56.5%)

Median resident age:  37.8 years
Virginia median age:  35.1 years

Zip code: 24282

Estimated median household income in 2012: $15,766 (it was $14,821 in 2000)
St. Charles:

$15,766
VA:

$61,741
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $9,942

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $44,474 (it was $18,400 in 2000)
St. Charles:

$44,474
VA:

$237,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $39,324; Detached houses: $39,324

Median gross rent in 2012: $483.

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in St. Charles: 83.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Recent posts about St. Charles, Virginia on our local forum with over 1,500,000 registered users. St. Charles is mentioned 28 times on our forum:
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Ancestries: German (36.3%), Irish (22.5%), Scottish (5.0%), United States (5.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1914

Elevation: 1550 feet

Land area: 0.17 square miles.

Population density: 744 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in St. Charles:

  • High school or higher: 60.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 34.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in St. Charles town:

  • Never married: 23.7%
  • Now married: 28.0%
  • Separated: 4.2%
  • Widowed: 16.1%
  • Divorced: 28.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $308 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199 (1.2%)

St. Charles satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Johnson City, TN (50.0 miles , pop. 55,469).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Lexington-Fayette, KY (115.9 miles , pop. 260,512).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (427.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Pennington Gap, VA (1.9 miles ), Upper Clover, KY (2.4 miles) , Kenvir, KY (2.6 miles ), Dryden, VA (2.6 miles ), Evarts, KY (2.9 miles ), Jonesville, VA (2.9 miles ), Keokee, VA (3.0 miles ), Cawood, KY (3.0 miles) .

Latitude: 36.80 N, Longitude: 83.06 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 276

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.4%
Virginia:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -47 (-22.8%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (100%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (73%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (15%)
  • Religious workers (10%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Other protective service workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (10%)
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (10%)
  • Extraction workers (10%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (24%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (18%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (18%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (18%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (12%)


Average climate in St. Charles, Virginia

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Tornado activity:

St. Charles-area historical tornado activity is below Virginia state average. It is 51% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/9/1988, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 35.8 miles away from the St. Charles town center killed one person and injured 15 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 7/6/1980, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 18.8 miles away from the town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

St. Charles-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Virginia state average. It is 59% 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 85.9 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 64.6 miles away from St. Charles center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 68.5 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 15.7 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 17.6 miles away from St. Charles center
On 4/19/1996 at 08:50:14, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 12.4 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 Lee County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
St. Charles topographic map

Birthplace of: Don Newton - Artist.


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to St. Charles:

  • Lincoln Memorial University (about 37 miles; Harrogate, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,182)
  • Walters State Community College (about 43 miles; Morristown, TN; FT enrollment: 3,878)
  • Northeast State Community College (about 43 miles; Blountville, TN; FT enrollment: 3,537)
  • Tusculum College (about 47 miles; Greeneville, TN; FT enrollment: 2,144)
  • East Tennessee State University (about 52 miles; Johnson City, TN; FT enrollment: 11,642)
  • Big Sandy Community and Technical College (about 63 miles; Prestonsburg, KY; FT enrollment: 2,306)
  • The University of Tennessee (about 76 miles; Knoxville, TN; FT enrollment: 26,308)

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Notable location: Baileys Trace (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

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 54.0%

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

Percentage of family households:
This town:  64.7%
Whole state:  67.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  3.9%
Whole state:  5.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in St. Charles, VA

St. Charles compared to Virginia state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below 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.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly above 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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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


St. Charles travel time to work - commute


St. Charles mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Coal or coke (38%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (31%)
  • Electricity (27%)
  • Wood (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for St. Charles town (based on Lee County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 66.95%
Here67.0%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist Church East District Association of Primitive BaptistChristian Churches and Churches of ChristChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)
Adherents65.4%14.4%5.8%3.9%3.6%
Congregations40.6%22.6%9.4%5.7%4.7%
NameNational Association of Free Will BaptistsLDS (Mormon) ChurchCatholic ChurchChurch of God of ProphecyOther
Adherents2.6%1.5%1.0%0.9%0.9%
Congregations3.8%0.9%1.9%2.8%7.5%
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: 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%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$125
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$150
Totals for Government 0$0 2$275


4.77% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($26,791 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.77%
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 Wise County, VA  0.65% ($26,750 average AGI)
from Claiborne County, TN  0.27% ($25,889)
from Sullivan County, TN  0.25% ($24,353)


4.15% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,881 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.15%
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 Wise County, VA  0.49% ($25,545 average AGI)
to Claiborne County, TN  0.42% ($33,607)
to Scott County, VA  0.34% ($22,261)

Strongest AM radio stations in St. Charles:

  • WSWV (1570 AM; 2 kW; PENNINGTON GAP, VA; Owner: IBS COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • WFSR (970 AM; 5 kW; HARLAN, KY; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING COMPAY)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WHLN (1410 AM; 5 kW; HARLAN, KY)
  • WGOC (640 AM; 10 kW; BLOUNTVILLE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPWT (870 AM; daytime; 10 kW; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, TN; Owner: INFORMATION COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WTCW (920 AM; 4 kW; WHITESBURG, KY; Owner: T.C.W. BROADCASTING , INC.)
  • WHGG (1090 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: APPALACHIAN EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIO)
  • WZAP (690 AM; 10 kW; BRISTOL, VA; Owner: RAM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCPM (1280 AM; 1 kW; CUMBERLAND, KY; Owner: CUMBERLAND CITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNVA (1350 AM; 5 kW; NORTON, VA; Owner: RADIO-WISE, INC.)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in St. Charles:

  • WAXM (93.5 FM; BIG STONE GAP, VA; Owner: VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSEH (102.7 FM; CUMBERLAND, KY; Owner: CUMBERLAND CITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSWV-FM (105.5 FM; PENNINGTON GAP, VA; Owner: IBS COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • W223AA (92.5 FM; BIG STONE GAP, VA; Owner: VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTUK (105.1 FM; HARLAN, KY; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTFM (98.5 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WJNV (99.1 FM; JONESVILLE, VA; Owner: REGINA KAY MOORE)
  • 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)
  • WSGS (101.1 FM; HAZARD, KY; Owner: MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WJDT (106.5 FM; ROGERSVILLE, TN; Owner: C & S BROADCASTING)
  • WBGQ (100.7 FM; BULLS GAP, TN; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING)
  • WRZK (95.9 FM; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, TN; Owner: MURRAY COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WEKH (90.9 FM; HAZARD, KY; Owner: EASTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)
  • WDXC (102.3 FM; POUND, VA; Owner: WDXC RADIO, INC.)
  • WZQQ (97.9 FM; HYDEN, KY; Owner: LESLIE COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJMD (104.7 FM; HAZARD, KY; Owner: HAZARD BROADCASTING SERVICES)
  • WHCB (91.5 FM; BRISTOL, TN; Owner: APPALACHIAN EDUC. COMMUNICATION CORP)
  • WETS-FM (89.5 FM; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around St. Charles:

  • WYMT-TV (Channel 57; HAZARD, KY; Owner: WYMT LICENSEE CORP.)
  • W24BT (Channel 24; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WAGV (Channel 44; HARLAN, KY; Owner: LIVING FAITH MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • W31BU (Channel 31; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W53BQ (Channel 53; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W69ED (Channel 69; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WMEV-LP (Channel 4; PENNINGTON GAP, VA; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WKHA (Channel 35; HAZARD, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WAPM-CA (Channel 9; LYNCH/BENHAM, KY; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

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