Wytheville, Virginia

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Population in 2019: 7,921 (89% urban, 11% rural).
Population change since 2000: +1.5%
 
Males: 3,631  (45.8%)
Females: 4,290  (54.2%)
Median resident age:

49.3 years
Virginia median age:

38.5 years

Zip codes: 24382.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $49,259 (it was $28,043 in 2000)
Wytheville:

$49,259
VA:

$76,456

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $30,992 (it was $20,223 in 2000)

Wytheville town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $168,881 (it was $83,500 in 2000)
Wytheville:

$168,881
VA:

$288,800

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $170,229; detached houses: $176,354; townhouses or other attached units: $157,411; mobile homes: $20,346

Median gross rent in 2019: $650.

March 2019 cost of living index in Wytheville: 78.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 22.7%
(20.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.6% for Black residents, 23.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 56.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Wytheville, VA (2019)
    • 6,89785.9%White alone
    • 6428.0%Black alone
    • 2373.0%Two or more races
    • 1341.7%Asian alone
    • 440.5%Hispanic

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



According to our research of Virginia and other state lists, there were 52 registered sex offenders living in Wytheville, Virginia as of September 27, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Wytheville is 159 to 1.


Crime rates in Wytheville by year

Type

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(24.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.1)
1
(12.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(24.4)
3
(36.4)
2
(24.6)
1
(12.4)
3
(37.1)
1
(12.5)
4
(50.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(24.5)
7
(84.0)
3
(36.2)
3
(36.1)
5
(60.3)
1
(12.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.3)
2
(24.7)
2
(24.7)
1
(12.5)
1
(12.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
7
(85.5)
0
(0.0)
10
(120.0)
8
(96.4)
12
(144.4)
10
(120.6)
7
(85.4)
5
(60.7)
10
(123.2)
12
(148.2)
6
(74.2)
3
(37.6)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
42
(513.2)
20
(245.5)
13
(156.0)
19
(229.0)
14
(168.5)
7
(84.4)
69
(842.1)
9
(109.2)
21
(258.8)
9
(111.2)
7
(86.6)
12
(150.6)
22
(278.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
239
(2,920)
283
(3,473)
198
(2,375)
227
(2,736)
205
(2,467)
147
(1,773)
159
(1,940)
195
(2,367)
187
(2,305)
209
(2,581)
153
(1,893)
168
(2,108)
168
(2,124)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
11
(134.4)
11
(135.0)
7
(84.0)
8
(96.4)
6
(72.2)
6
(72.4)
6
(73.2)
13
(157.8)
7
(86.3)
6
(74.1)
10
(123.7)
14
(175.7)
6
(75.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(24.5)
1
(12.0)
1
(12.1)
3
(36.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(48.5)
1
(12.3)
1
(12.4)
2
(24.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.6)
City-Data.com crime index200.1198.8161.8172.9165.6124.8182.7156.2165.3188.6143.6130.3154.8

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Wytheville, VA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 28 (25 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.16
Virginia average:

2.27
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Ancestries: American (49.4%), German (8.9%), English (8.8%), Irish (5.0%), Scottish (1.7%), European (1.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 1840/41

Elevation: 2284 feet

Land area: 14.3 square miles.

Population density: 555 people per square mile   (low).

Wytheville, Virginia map

102 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.3%
Virginia:

12.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $943 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $888 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Roanoke, VA (66.4 miles , pop. 94,911).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Greensboro, NC (92.6 miles , pop. 223,891).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (384.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Fairview, VA (2.0 miles ),
Max Meadows, VA (2.7 miles ),
Fort Chiswell, VA (2.8 miles ),
Ivanhoe, VA (3.2 miles ),
Bland, VA (3.3 miles ),
Rural Retreat, VA (3.3 miles ),
Fries, VA (4.1 miles ),
Atkins, VA (4.3 miles )

Latitude: 36.95 N, Longitude: 81.09 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +4,684 (+58.3%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 2,236 (63.5%)

Area code: 276

Distribution of median household income in Wytheville, VA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Wytheville, VA in 2019
Wytheville satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 27 buildings, average cost: $94,200
  • 1998: 10 buildings, average cost: $66,200
  • 1999: 31 buildings, average cost: $110,900
  • 2000: 27 buildings, average cost: $115,400
  • 2001: 22 buildings, average cost: $112,700
  • 2002: 21 buildings, average cost: $128,400
  • 2003: 30 buildings, average cost: $134,900
  • 2004: 27 buildings, average cost: $140,000
  • 2005: 37 buildings, average cost: $140,200
  • 2006: 28 buildings, average cost: $166,300
  • 2007: 38 buildings, average cost: $103,600
  • 2008: 11 buildings, average cost: $100,500
  • 2009: 7 buildings, average cost: $119,000
  • 2010: 5 buildings, average cost: $114,400
  • 2011: 6 buildings, average cost: $111,000
  • 2012: 7 buildings, average cost: $145,000
  • 2013: 7 buildings, average cost: $157,500
  • 2014: 6 buildings, average cost: $304,500
  • 2015: 8 buildings, average cost: $125,300
  • 2016: 6 buildings, average cost: $195,100
  • 2017: 2 buildings, average cost: $220,700
  • 2018: 7 buildings, average cost: $136,000
  • 2019: 9 buildings, average cost: $169,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Wytheville, VA residents
Average permit cost in Wytheville, VA
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.5%
Virginia:

4.6%
Historical population in Wytheville, VA
Historical housing units in Wytheville, VA
Most common industries in Wytheville, VA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (12.6%)
  • Health care (11.2%)
  • Educational services (10.4%)
  • Public administration (5.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.0%)
  • Construction (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (12.9%)
  • Public administration (6.9%)
  • Construction (6.3%)
  • Educational services (6.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.3%)
  • Health care (5.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.7%)
  • Educational services (14.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.3%)
  • Public administration (3.8%)
  • Clothing & accessories, including shoe, stores (3.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.7%)
  • Transportation equipment (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Wytheville, VA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Registered nurses (4.0%)

Average climate in Wytheville, Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Wytheville, Virginia environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 50.3. This is significantly better than average.

City:

50.3
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.2
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Wytheville-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Virginia state average. It is 71% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/4/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 38.1 miles away from the Wytheville town center killed one person and injured 4 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/4/1974, a category F3 tornado 51.0 miles away from the town center injured 12 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Wytheville-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Virginia state average. It is 9% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 185.4 miles away from the city center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 32.7 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 179.1 miles away from Wytheville center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 49.2 miles away from the city center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB) earthquake occurred 51.1 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 50.4 miles away from Wytheville center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Wythe County (12) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Wytheville topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Wytheville:

  • HOSPICE OF SOUTHWEST VA (1155 N 4TH STREET)
  • WYTHE COUNTY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 600 WEST RIDGE ROAD)
  • WYTHEVILLE HOSPITAL CORPORATION (2505 E MAIN ST)
  • ASBURY CENTER - BIRDMO(CLOSED) (990 HOLSTON RD)
  • ASBURY CENTER AT BIRDMONT (990 HOLSTON RD)
  • CARRINGTON PLACE AT WYTHEVILLE - BIRDMONT CENTER (990 HOLSTON RD)
  • EDGEMONT CENTER,INC (100 EDGEMONT ROAD)
  • BMA - WYTHEVILLE (340 PEPPERS FERRY RD)
  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH OF WYTHEVILLE (340 PEPPERS FERRY ROAD, SUITE B)
  • CIRCLE HOME CARE (245 HOLSTON RD SUITE A)

Airports and heliports located in Wytheville:

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College/University in Wytheville:

  • Wytheville Community College (Full-time enrollment: 2,193; Location: 1000 E Main Street; Public; Website: www.wcc.vccs.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Wytheville:

  • New River Community College (about 25 miles; Dublin, VA; Full-time enrollment: 3,007)
  • Radford University (about 33 miles; Radford, VA; FT enrollment: 9,426)
  • Concord University (about 34 miles; Athens, WV; FT enrollment: 2,698)
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (about 42 miles; Blacksburg, VA; FT enrollment: 30,984)
  • Surry Community College (about 45 miles; Dobson, NC; FT enrollment: 2,686)
  • Wilkes Community College (about 57 miles; Wilkesboro, NC; FT enrollment: 2,292)
  • New River Community and Technical College (about 59 miles; Beckley, WV; FT enrollment: 2,234)

Public high school in Wytheville:

Public elementary/middle schools in Wytheville:

  • SCOTT MEMORIAL MIDDLE (Students: 366, Location: 950 S. SEVENTH ST., Grades: 6-8)
  • SHEFFEY ELEM (Students: 276, Location: 621 PINEY MT. RD, Grades: PK-5)
  • SPILLER ELEM (Location: 330 TAZEWELL ST, Grades: PK-5)

Private elementary/middle school in Wytheville:

  • GRANITE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 17, Location: 1705 PEPPERS FERRY RD, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Wytheville

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Wytheville: Wytheville Golf Club (A), Edgemont Center (B), Cana Volunteer Rescue Squad (C), Wytheville City Hall (D), Wythe County Jail (E), Wythe County Courthouse (F), Wytheville Ranger Station (G), Wytheville Work Center (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Evansham Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Wytheville include: Fellowship Church (A), Mount Pleasant Church (B), Saint Johns Church (C), Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church (D), Bethlehem Baptist Church (E), Bibleway Baptist Church (F), Church of Christ (G), Church of God (H), First Assembly of God Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: West End Cemetery (1), East End Cemetery (2), Saint Johns Cemetery (3), Oakwood Memorial Gardens (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Galewinds Amusement Park (Amusement & Theme Parks; 3081 Chapman Road Suite A) (1), Big Walker Lookout (Tours & Charters; 8711 Stoney Fork Road) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Hampton Inn Wytheville (950 Peppers Ferry) (1), Holiday Inn (Us 11 I-81 & I-77) (2), Econo Lodge Wytheville (1160 East Main Street) (3), Comfort Inn Wytheville (2594 East Lee Highway) (4), Days Inn Wytheville (150 Malin Drive) (5), Budget Host Inn (705 Chapman Road) (6), Country Hearth and Suites (120 Lithia Road) (7), Best Western Wytheville Inn (355 Nye Road) (8), Holiday Inn Wytheville Va (Us 11 I-77/I-81 Po Box 697 1800 East Main Street) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Wythe County - General District Court Courthouse (Courthouse) (1), Wythe County - Judge Of Circuit Court Courthouse (Courthouse) (2), Wythe County - Clerk Of Circuit Court Courthouse (Courthouse) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Edith Bolling Galt Wilson - First Lady of the United states, Anne B. Crockett-Stark - Virginia Politician, David French Boyd - Confederate Army officer, Henry Carter Stuart - Politician, Jacob Gardner - College football player (Virginia Tech Hokies), Jesse Irvin - College football player (Virginia Tech Hokies), Tam Topham - Craftsman Truck series NASCAR driver (born: Wytheville, VA), Bernie Creger - Baseball player.

Wythe County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

IVANHOE_MAX MEADOWS (Population served: 5,065, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-31-2009), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-31-2009), St Compliance achieved (OCT-29-2009), St Public Notif received (MAY-21-2010)

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

  • WYTHEVILLE KOA CAMPGROUND (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:

2.1 people
Virginia:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

56.6%
Whole state:

67.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

4.6%
Whole state:

5.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Wytheville in 2010:

  • 181 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 25 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 23 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 10 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 8 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Wytheville in 2000:

  • 329 people in nursing homes
  • 29 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 25 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 13 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 6 people in other workers' dormitories

Banks with most branches in Wytheville (2011 data):

  • First Century Bank, Inc.: Fort Chiswell Branch at U.S. 52 And State Route 94, branch established on 1963/04/02; Wytheville Branch at 200 Peppers Ferry Road, branch established on 1991/05/24. Info updated 2012/01/26: Bank assets: $417.5 mil, Deposits: $353.1 mil, headquarters in Bluefield, WV, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: First Century Bankshares, Inc.
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Wytheville East Branch at 1055 East Main Street, branch established on 1970/02/24; Evansham Square Branch at 1105 North Fourth Street, branch established on 1985/02/04. 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
  • StellarOne Bank: Wytheville North Branch at 900 North 4th Street, branch established on 2001/01/05; Wytheville Main Branch at 320 West Main Street, branch established on 1962/11/15. Info updated 2008/06/06: Bank assets: $2,911.7 mil, Deposits: $2,404.3 mil, headquarters in Christiansburg, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 58 total offices, Holding Company: Stellarone Corporation
  • Grayson National Bank: Wytheville Branch at 150 West Main Street, branch established on 2009/07/10. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $345.8 mil, Deposits: $297.3 mil, headquarters in Independence, VA, negative income in the last year, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Grayson Bankshares, Inc.
  • The First Bank and Trust Company: Wytheville Branch at 1290 N. 4th Street, branch established on 2005/04/18. Info updated 2007/04/05: Bank assets: $1,247.0 mil, Deposits: $1,102.9 mil, headquarters in Lebanon, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 21 total offices, Holding Company: First Bancorp, Inc.
  • Carter Bank & Trust: Wytheville Branch at 325 East Spring Street, branch established on 1997/10/24. Info updated 2007/02/23: Bank assets: $3,970.4 mil, Deposits: $3,610.0 mil, headquarters in Martinsville, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 123 total offices
  • First Community Bank: Wytheville Branch at 910 East Main Street, branch established on 1997/08/01. Info updated 2011/07/12: Bank assets: $2,144.1 mil, Deposits: $1,561.3 mil, headquarters in Bluefield, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 58 total offices, Holding Company: First Community Bancshares, Inc.
  • The National Bank of Blacksburg: 185 E. Main Street Branch at 185 E. Main Street, branch established on 1987/06/30. Info updated 2006/06/01: Bank assets: $1,063.8 mil, Deposits: $919.4 mil, headquarters in Blacksburg, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 25 total offices, Holding Company: National Bankshares, Inc.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Wytheville Branch at 210 East Main Street, branch established on 1966/04/11. 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
  • 2 other banks with 2 local branches

For population 15 years and over in Wytheville:

Marital status in Wytheville, VA
  • Never married: 27.8%
  • Now married: 46.1%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 9.0%
  • Divorced: 14.2%

For population 25 years and over in Wytheville:

  • High school or higher: 90.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.8%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.6
Virginia average:

12.1

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Wytheville
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Wytheville, VA (based on Wythe County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,79458
Mainline Protestant5,92556
Other5482
Catholic2991
Black Protestant1191
None14,550-
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
Here:

2.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Wythe County:

1.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 34
Wythe County:

11.92 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 25
Here:

8.76 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Wythe County:

9.8%
Virginia:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Wythe County:

27.1%
Virginia:

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

19.0%
Virginia:

18.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.9%
Virginia:

50.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Wytheville:

42.7%
Virginia:

48.6%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.0
Virginia:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Wytheville:

26.6%
State:

20.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.9%
Virginia:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Wytheville:

6.9
Virginia:

6.8

Overweight people:
Wytheville:

34.7%
Virginia:

33.5%

General health condition:
Here:

51.8%
Virginia:

57.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Wytheville:

75.1%
Virginia:

80.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Wytheville, VA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2018)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other and Unallocable 37$118,004$38,2722$1,969
Parks and Recreation 28$86,638$37,13166$34,461
Police Protection - Officers 24$103,126$51,5630$0
Streets and Highways 18$48,739$32,4930$0
Sewerage 16$51,648$38,7361$977
Other Government Administration 9$49,996$66,6610$0
Water Supply 9$31,830$42,4405$7,613
Financial Administration 8$32,909$49,3640$0
Firefighters 6$22,502$45,0040$0
Police - Other 5$17,524$42,0580$0
Solid Waste Management 2$5,317$31,9021$895
Housing and Community Development (Local) 1$3,833$45,9960$0
Totals for Government 163$572,065$42,11575$45,913

Wytheville government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $2,421,000 ($305.64)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $3,002,000 ($378.99)
    Police Protection: $2,672,000 ($337.33)
    Regular Highways: $2,021,000 ($255.14)
    Sewerage: $1,980,000 ($249.97)
    General Public Buildings: $1,581,000 ($199.60)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,559,000 ($196.82)
    Central Staff Services: $1,405,000 ($177.38)
    General - Other: $1,320,000 ($166.65)
    Housing and Community Development: $786,000 ($99.23)
    Local Fire Protection: $644,000 ($81.30)
    Solid Waste Management: $382,000 ($48.23)
    Financial Administration: $208,000 ($26.26)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $206,000 ($26.01)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $165,000 ($20.83)
    Transit Utilities: $31,000 ($3.91)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $7,000 ($0.88)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $512,000 ($64.64)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Water Utilities: $569,000 ($71.83)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $67,000 ($8.46)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,982,000 ($755.21)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $532,000 ($67.16)

Wytheville government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,266,000 ($286.07)
    Parks and Recreation: $887,000 ($111.98)
    Solid Waste Management: $55,000 ($6.94)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $29,000 ($3.66)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $310,000 ($39.14)
    General Revenue - Other: $291,000 ($36.74)
    Rents: $113,000 ($14.27)
    Fines and Forfeits: $45,000 ($5.68)
    Donations From Private Sources: $34,000 ($4.29)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,970,000 ($374.95)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,361,000 ($298.07)
    Other: $341,000 ($43.05)
    Sewerage: $42,000 ($5.30)
  • Tax - Other Selective Sales: $4,397,000 ($555.11)
    Property: $1,884,000 ($237.85)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $581,000 ($73.35)
    Public Utilities Sales: $341,000 ($43.05)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $247,000 ($31.18)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $209,000 ($26.39)
    Other License: $155,000 ($19.57)
    Motor Vehicle License: $147,000 ($18.56)
    Public Utility License: $77,000 ($9.72)

Wytheville government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $20,336,000 ($2567.35)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,682,000 ($1853.55)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,654,000 ($713.80)

Wytheville government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $15,315,000 ($1933.47)

4.45% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($39,796 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.45%
Virginia average:

9.76%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Pulaski County, VA  0.45% ($36,354 average AGI)
to Smyth County, VA  0.45% ($32,646)
to Carroll County, VA  0.41% ($29,114)
Businesses in Wytheville, VA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1La-Z-Boy2
Advance Auto Parts1Lane Furniture2
Applebee's1Little Caesars Pizza1
Arby's2Long John Silver's1
AutoZone1Lowe's1
Best Western1McDonald's1
Burger King1Motel 61
CVS1Nike1
Chevrolet1Nissan1
Comfort Inn2Papa John's Pizza1
Comfort Suites1Pizza Hut1
Cracker Barrel1Quality1
Curves1Ramada1
Dairy Queen1Red Roof Inn1
Days Inn1Rite Aid1
Dennys1Ruby Tuesday1
Dunkin Donuts1SONIC Drive-In1
Econo Lodge1Sleep Inn1
Fashion Bug1Starbucks1
FedEx4Subaru1
Ford1Subway3
GameStop1Super 81
Goodwill2Taco Bell1
H&R Block1Travelodge1
Hardee's1U-Haul2
Haworth1U.S. Cellular2
Hilton1UPS3
KFC1Waffle House1
Kmart1Walmart1
Knights Inn1Wendy's2
La Quinta1

Strongest AM radio stations in Wytheville:

  • WYVE (1280 AM; 3 kW; WYTHEVILLE, VA; Owner: THREE RIVERS MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WKNV (890 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FAIRLAWN, VA; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WBDY (1190 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BLUEFIELD, VA; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCRR (660 AM; daytime; 1 kW; RURAL RETREAT, VA; Owner: ORA ROBERT SMALLWOOD III)
  • WPAQ (740 AM; 10 kW; MOUNT AIRY, NC; Owner: RALPH D. EPPERSON)
  • WWWJ (1360 AM; 5 kW; GALAX, VA; Owner: TWIN COUNTY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFNR (710 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BLACKSBURG, VA; Owner: PERCEPTION MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WPIN (810 AM; daytime; 4 kW; DUBLIN, VA; Owner: DUBLIN RADIO)
  • WHIS (1440 AM; 5 kW; BLUEFIELD, WV; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WHKY (1290 AM; 50 kW; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)
  • WNRV (990 AM; 5 kW; NARROWS-PEARISBURG, VA; Owner: PERCEPTION MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WSYD (1300 AM; 10 kW; MOUNT AIRY, NC; Owner: GRANITE CITY BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wytheville:

  • WVTR (91.9 FM; MARION, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA TECH FOUNDATION INC)
  • WHAJ (104.5 FM; BLUEFIELD, WV; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WPIN-FM (91.5 FM; DUBLIN, VA; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WPSK-FM (107.1 FM; PULASKI, VA; Owner: NEW RIVER VALLEY RADIO PARTNERS, LLC)
  • WHKX (106.3 FM; BLUEFIELD, VA; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WKOY-FM (100.9 FM; PRINCETON, WV; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WPIB (91.1 FM; BLUEFIELD, WV; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WMEV-FM (93.9 FM; MARION, VA; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSTG (95.9 FM; PRINCETON, WV; Owner: PRINCETON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBRF (98.1 FM; GALAX, VA; Owner: BLUE RIDGE RADIO, INC.)
  • WXBX (95.3 FM; RURAL RETREAT, VA; Owner: THREE RIVERS MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WOLD-FM (102.5 FM; MARION, VA; Owner: EMERALD SOUND, INC.)
  • KHPR (88.1 FM; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: HAWAII PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WXLK (92.3 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WSLQ (99.1 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WSLC-FM (94.9 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WVTF (89.1 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA TECH FOUNDATION INC)
  • W267AN (101.3 FM; WILKESBORO, NC; Owner: TRIAD FAMILY NETWORK, INC.)
  • WROV-FM (96.3 FM; MARTINSVILLE, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHCB (91.5 FM; BRISTOL, TN; Owner: APPALACHIAN EDUC. COMMUNICATION CORP)

TV broadcast stations around Wytheville:

  • WKPZ-LP (Channel 3; WYTHEVILLE, ETC., VA; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVVA (Channel 6; BLUEFIELD, WV; Owner: WVVA TELEVISON, INC.)
  • WMSY-TV (Channel 52; MARION, VA; Owner: BLUE RIDGE PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
Wytheville fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Wytheville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 73Number of bridges
  • 751ft / 229mTotal length
  • $15,944,000Total costs
  • 770,605Total average daily traffic
  • 132,129Total average daily truck traffic
  • 599,028Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in Wytheville, VA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 91930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 381960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 171980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Wytheville, VA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Wytheville, VA)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

33 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

104 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Wytheville)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: ENSTROM HELICOPTER CORP 280C (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 17ZT, N17ZT, N-17ZT, Serial Number: 1048, Certificate Issue Date: 10/15/2015
    Registrant (LLC): Faraci Homes LLC, 2033 Chapman Rd, Wytheville, VA 24382
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-108 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5583Z, N5583Z, N-5583Z, Serial Number: 22-9390, Year manufactured: 1962, Airworthiness Date: 06/27/1962, Certificate Issue Date: 01/12/2004
    Registrant (Individual): Myrl Dean Jr Blevins, 114 Homestead Ln, Wytheville, VA 24382
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 175A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR GO-300 SERIES (175 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7909T, N7909T, N-7909T, Serial Number: 56609, Airworthiness Date: 06/30/1960, Certificate Issue Date: 08/14/2018
    Registrant (Individual): John S Fox, 365 Echo Valley Rd, Wytheville, VA 24382
  • Aircraft: HARMENINGS HIGH FLYERS INC 5957 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 503ULDCDI (52 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 7513M, N7513M, N-7513M, Serial Number: CHAE708354, Year manufactured: 1999, Airworthiness Date: 10/26/2006, Certificate Issue Date: 08/14/2006
    Registrant (Individual): John C Leedy, 475 Cripple Creek Rd, Wytheville, VA 24382
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 05/07/2020

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 61. The highest number of reported fires - 83 took place in 2008, and the least - 42 in 2018. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Wytheville, VA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (39.5%), and Structure Fires (36.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Wytheville, VA
    • 41039.5%Outside Fires
    • 37736.4%Structure Fires
    • 21921.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 313.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Wytheville, VA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Wytheville, Virginia:

  • Days Inn Wytheville, 150 Malin Dr, Wytheville, Virginia 24382 , Phone: (276) 228-5500, Fax: (276) 228-6301
  • Sleep Inn, 135 Nye Cir, Wytheville, Virginia 24382 , Phone: (276) 625-0667, Fax: (276) 625-0463
  • Comfort Inn, 2594 E Lee Hwy, Wytheville, Virginia 24382 , Phone: (276) 637-4281, Fax: (276) 637-4079
  • America's Best Value Inn, 140 Lithia Rd, Wytheville, Virginia 24382 , Phone: (276) 228-3188, Fax: (276) 228-6458
  • Comfort Suites, 695 Peppers Ferry Rd, Wytheville, Virginia 24382 , Phone: (276) 228-1234, Fax: (276) 228-4533
  • Country Inn & Suites, 697 Peppers Ferry Rd, Wytheville, Virginia 24382 , Phone: (276) 223-1058, Fax: (276) 223-1482
  • Red Roof Inn & Suites, 1900 E Main St, Wytheville, Virginia 24382 , Phone: (276) 223-1700, Fax: (276) 228-5417
  • Fairfield Inn & Suites, 200 Marriott Way, Wytheville, Virginia 24382 , Phone: (276) 228-8080, Fax: (276) 228-8180
  • 4 other hotels and motels
All 12 fire-safe hotels and motels in Wytheville, Virginia
Most common first names in Wytheville, VA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James18372.5 years
William16572.7 years
Mary16078.3 years
Robert12972.2 years
John11874.7 years
Charles8671.5 years
George7175.4 years
Virginia6577.8 years
Margaret5179.4 years
Elizabeth4976.9 years
Most common last names in Wytheville, VA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Umberger11377.7 years
Jones7373.5 years
Smith7273.2 years
Williams6676.1 years
Corvin6275.5 years
Grubb6171.3 years
Arnold4969.7 years
Brown4775.4 years
Davis4668.9 years
Johnson4476.9 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Wytheville, VA
  • 60.4%Electricity
  • 29.2%Utility gas
  • 8.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.4%Wood
  • 1.0%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Wytheville, VA
  • 77.0%Electricity
  • 12.5%Utility gas
  • 5.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.6%No fuel used
  • 2.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Wytheville compared to Virginia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage 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 above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Wytheville on our top lists:

  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children (population 1,000+)"
There are 14 pilots and 8 other airmen in this city.
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