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Wythe County, Virginia (VA)

County population in 2019: 29,120 (25% urban, 75% rural); it was 27,599 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 5,126
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 4,079
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 8,906
Renter-occupied apartments: 3,267 (it was 2,605 in 2000)
% of renters here:

23%
State:

33%

Land area: 463 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.4 sq. mi.

Population density: 63 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Wythe County: 84.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (24.5%), Educational, health and social services (21.7%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (18.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 30%
  • Government: 16%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 54%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Wythe County, VA (2019)
    • 26,97897.7%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 8563.1%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 3961.4%Two or more races
    • 3771.4%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1340.5%Asian alone
    • 600.2%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

45.7 years
Virginia median age:

38.5 years
Males: 14,234  (48.9%)
Females: 14,886  (51.1%)
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Average household size:
Wythe County:

2.0 people
Virginia:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $50,849 ($32,235 in 1999)
This county:

$50,849
Virginia:

$76,456

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $514 (lower quartile is $407, upper quartile is $638)
This county:

$514
State:

$1091


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $135,781 (it was $67,400 in 2000)
Wythe:

$135,781
Virginia:

$288,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $80,042 - $217,761
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,028
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $303

Institutionalized population: 204

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 17
  • Burglaries: 29
  • Thefts: 111
  • Auto thefts: 21

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 7
  • Robberies: 3
  • Assaults: 18
  • Burglaries: 19
  • Thefts: 126
  • Auto thefts: 19
Wythe County, VA map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 123 buildings, average cost: $74,000
  • 1998: 80 buildings, average cost: $84,200
  • 1999: 107 buildings, average cost: $99,900
  • 2000: 102 buildings, average cost: $96,900
  • 2001: 73 buildings, average cost: $88,600
  • 2002: 55 buildings, average cost: $99,000
  • 2003: 91 buildings, average cost: $111,500
  • 2004: 99 buildings, average cost: $108,700
  • 2005: 119 buildings, average cost: $128,400
  • 2006: 128 buildings, average cost: $134,100
  • 2007: 121 buildings, average cost: $118,400
  • 2008: 98 buildings, average cost: $117,300
  • 2009: 65 buildings, average cost: $119,300
  • 2010: 54 buildings, average cost: $110,700
  • 2011: 55 buildings, average cost: $110,400
  • 2012: 58 buildings, average cost: $114,500
  • 2013: 67 buildings, average cost: $115,200
  • 2014: 63 buildings, average cost: $128,800
  • 2015: 28 buildings, average cost: $133,400
  • 2016: 35 buildings, average cost: $251,500
  • 2017: 34 buildings, average cost: $144,500
  • 2018: 42 buildings, average cost: $225,500
  • 2019: 46 buildings, average cost: $216,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Wythe, VA residents
Average permit cost in Wythe, VA
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $743 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $615 (0.5%)

Distribution of median household income in Wythe, VA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Wythe, VA in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Wythe, VA in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 14.0%
Wythe County:

14.0%
Virginia:

9.9%
(11.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.9% for Black residents, 47.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 92.2% for American Indian residents, 72.1% for other race residents, 42.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 45.7 years old
(Males: 44.6 years old, Females: 46.9 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 46.1 years old, Black residents: 50.0 years old, American Indian residents: 44.4 years old, Asian residents: 39.4 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 19.2 years old, Other race residents: 40.8 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Wythe County is $398 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $483 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $633 a month.

Cities in this county include: Wytheville, Rural Retreat, Fort Chiswell, Ivanhoe, Max Meadows.

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

2018 air pollution in Wythe County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.030 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Bell County, Kentucky , Dinwiddie County , Franklin County , Laurel County, Kentucky , Patrick County , Ozark County, Missouri , Sumner County, Tennessee .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.5%
Virginia:

4.6%

Unemployment by year in Wythe, VA
County total employment by year in Wythe, VA
County average yearly wages by year in Wythe, VA

Current college students: 1,024
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 86.1%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 19.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 173 (65.4% naturalized citizens)

Wythe County:

0.6%
Whole state:

12.7%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 12010 or later
  • 842000 to 2009
  • 771990 to 1999
  • 81980 to 1989
  • 151970 to 1979
  • 46Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.2 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 69.7%

Wythe County marital status for males Wythe County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 10,116
  • One, attached: 163
  • Two: 188
  • 3 or 4: 284
  • 5 to 9: 387
  • 10 to 19: 275
  • 20 to 49: 34
  • 50 or more: 25
  • Mobile homes: 2,931

Housing units in Wythe County with a mortgage: 4,177 (92 second mortgage, 457 home equity loan, 9 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,368

Here:

44.4% with mortgage
State:

67.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Wythe County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,79458
Mainline Protestant5,92556
Other5482
Catholic2991
Black Protestant1191
None14,550-
Wythe County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Wythe County:

2.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.35 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
This county:

1.75 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

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
This county:

8.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Wythe County:

9.8%
Virginia:

9.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Wythe County:

27.1%
State:

26.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

19.0%
State:

18.6%

Agriculture in Wythe County:

Average size of farms: 172 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $34,849
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $60.33
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 2.27%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 92.36%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $30,457
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 25.58%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 2.20%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $44,083
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 88.58%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 34.42
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 8.31%
Corn for grain: 1817 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 381 harvested acres
Vegetables: 37 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 67 acres

Earthquake activity:

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

On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 31.1 miles away from Wythe County center
On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 185.7 miles away from the county 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 180.1 miles away from the county 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 50.0 miles away from the county center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB) earthquake occurred 51.8 miles away from Wythe County 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 51.2 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Virginia Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4512-VA: April 2, 2020, FEMA Id: 4512, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Virginia Hurricane Sandy, Incident Period: October 26, 2012 to November 01, 2012, Emergency Declared EM-3359: October 29, 2012, FEMA Id: 3359, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Virginia Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3240: September 12, 2005, FEMA Id: 3240, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Virginia Severe Winter Storm, Snowfall, Heavy Rain, Flooding, and Mudslides, Incident Period: February 15, 2003 to February 28, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1458: March 27, 2003, FEMA Id: 1458, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Mudslide, Flood, Heavy Rain, Snowfall
  • Virginia Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: March 17, 2002 to March 20, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1406: April 02, 2002, FEMA Id: 1406, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Virginia Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 25, 2000 to January 30, 2000, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1318: February 28, 2000, FEMA Id: 1318, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Virginia Severe Flooding, Incident Period: January 19, 1996 to February 01, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1098: January 27, 1996, FEMA Id: 1098, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Virginia Blizzard, Incident Period: January 06, 1996 to January 12, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1086: January 13, 1996, FEMA Id: 1086, Natural disaster type: Blizzard
  • Virginia Ice Storm, Severe Storm, Flooding, Incident Period: February 08, 1994 to February 12, 1994, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1014: March 10, 1994, FEMA Id: 1014, Natural disaster type: Ice Storm, Storm, Flood
  • Virginia Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: March 13, 1993 to March 14, 1993, Emergency Declared EM-3112: March 25, 1993, FEMA Id: 3112, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • 2 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

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).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Wythe

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 11,766 (86.1%)
  • Carpooled: 1,086 (7.9%)
  • Bus: 16 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 161 (1.2%)
  • Walked: 126 (0.9%)
  • Worked at home: 485 (3.6%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Production occupations (18%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (41%)
  • Vietnam (28%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (16%)
  • Ukraine (9%)
  • Korea (6%)
  • Bulgaria (2%)
  • Other Eastern Africa (1%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Wythe County


  • American (58%)
  • German (8%)
  • English (6%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • European (1%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)
  • Scottish (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Wythe County, Virginia 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 college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 6 people in other workers' dormitories
  • 2 people in other nonhousehold living situations

People in group quarters in Wythe County, Virginia 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)
  • 13 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 10 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 8 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $48,603.

4.47% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($42,937 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.47%
Virginia average:

9.50%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.07% relocated from other counties in Virginia ($26,090 average AGI)
1.40% relocated from other states ($16,847 average AGI)
Wythe County:

1.40%
Virginia average:

3.61%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Smyth County, VA  0.59% ($29,492 average AGI)
from Pulaski County, VA  0.46% ($39,959)
from Carroll County, VA  0.40% ($31,628)
from Montgomery County, VA  0.21% ($43,136)
from Bland County, VA  0.19% ($35,300)


4.45% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($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.
2.88% relocated to other counties in Virginia ($24,187 average AGI)
1.58% relocated to other states ($15,608 average AGI)
Wythe County:

1.58%
Virginia average:

3.89%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Smyth County, VA  0.45% ($32,646 average AGI)
to Pulaski County, VA  0.45% ($36,354)
to Carroll County, VA  0.41% ($29,114)
to Montgomery County, VA  0.28% ($48,500)
to Bland County, VA  0.19% ($38,850)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.3
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.8

Births per 1000 population in Wythe County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 12.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Wythe County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.9

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Wythe County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 11.5%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 5.6%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Wythe County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Wythe County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Wythe County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Wythe County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Wythe County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Wythe County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 6,185 (4,607 aged, 1,578 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 486 (8%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Wythe County, Virginia in 1999 - 2019:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (451)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (436)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (423)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (334)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (207)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (184)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (145)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (109)
  • Unspecified dementia (109)
  • Other ill-defined and unspecified causes of mortality (87)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 6%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 3.57
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 12,808
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 321
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 56,277

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,263
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 964
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 4

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 34
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 99

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 11

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 200.3. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 128.4
  • Other - 71.9

Household type by relationship:

Households: 29,120
  • Male householders: 6,678 (1,453 living alone), Female householders: 5,461 (2,046 living alone)
  • 6,343 spouses (6,305 opposite-sex spouses), 803 unmarried partners, (785 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 6,977 children (6,307 natural, 335 adopted, 354 stepchildren), 804 grandchildren, 120 brothers or sisters, 249 parents, 134 foster children, 426 other relatives, 959 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 221

Size of family households: 4,252 2-persons, 1,716 3-persons, 1,124 4-persons, 796 5-persons, 68 6-persons, 47 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,500 1-person, 482 2-persons, 188 3-persons.

3,183 married couples with children.
1,548 single-parent households (855 men, 693 women).

98.3% of residents of Wythe speak English at home.
0.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (59% speak English very well, 41% speak English well).
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (89% speak English very well, 11% speak English well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (29% speak English very well, 47% speak English well, 24% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $163,120,000 ($5,823 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $3,356,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $87,135,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $39,998,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $549,000
Federal grants: $27,853,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,451,000 ($174,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $6,135,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $575,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $8,671,000
Federal Government insurance: $4,292,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 1,715
Here:

60 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,806
Here:

64 per 1000 residents
State:

40 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +47
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+18 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +925
Here:

+33 per 1000 residents
State:

+14 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Wythe County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.53 millions of gallons per day (28% from ground, 72% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.9
State:

4.4

Year house built in Wythe County, Virginia
  • Year house built in Wythe County, Virginia
  • 3922014 or later
  • 2312010 to 2013
  • 2,1602000 to 2009
  • 2,5261990 to 1999
  • 1,4311980 to 1989
  • 2,2651970 to 1979
  • 1,3401960 to 1969
  • 1,1241950 to 1959
  • 1,0591940 to 1949
  • 1,8771939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Wythe County, Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Wythe County, Virginia
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Wythe County, Virginia
  • 321 room
  • 262 rooms
  • 1963 rooms
  • 8524 rooms
  • 1,9935 rooms
  • 2,2486 rooms
  • 1,6547 rooms
  • 1,1088 rooms
  • 1,2999+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wythe County, Virginia
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wythe County, Virginia
  • 301 room
  • 412 rooms
  • 3903 rooms
  • 5734 rooms
  • 7315 rooms
  • 4746 rooms
  • 2677 rooms
  • 1088 rooms
  • 539+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Wythe County, Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Wythe County, Virginia
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Wythe County, Virginia
  • 30no bedroom
  • 2181 bedroom
  • 1,6022 bedrooms
  • 5,5033 bedrooms
  • 1,7674 bedrooms
  • 2495+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wythe County, Virginia
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wythe County, Virginia
  • 28no bedroom
  • 4501 bedroom
  • 1,0842 bedrooms
  • 9283 bedrooms
  • 1824 bedrooms
  • 145+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Wythe County, Virginia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Wythe County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Wythe County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 465no vehicle
  • 1,9321 vehicle
  • 3,2532 vehicles
  • 2,3633 vehicles
  • 1,1124 vehicles
  • 3485+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Wythe County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Wythe County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 290no vehicle
  • 1,2971 vehicle
  • 8022 vehicles
  • 2073 vehicles
  • 924 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

91.5% of Wythe County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 36% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 78% lived in Virginia.

Wythe County:

91.5%
State average:

84.7%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 22,704
  • Other state: 6,120
  • Northeast: 1,120
  • Midwest: 742
  • South: 3,722
  • West: 510
Year householders moved into unit in Wythe County, VA
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Wythe County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 62.0%Electricity
  • 12.3%Wood
  • 11.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 8.6%Utility gas
  • 5.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Solar energy
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 73.6%Electricity
  • 9.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 6.9%Utility gas
  • 5.2%Wood
  • 3.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.6%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 156
Here:

6.2%
Virginia:

10.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 122
Here:

7.5%
Virginia:

10.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 57
Here:

7.7%
Virginia:

20.4%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Wythe County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,561,000
  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,188,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $776,000
    Other: $226,000
    Parks and Recreation: $70,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $37,000
  • Construction - Water Utilities: $5,376,000
    General Public Buildings: $2,193,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $308,000
    Sewerage: $182,000
    Local Fire Protection: $131,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $46,331,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $7,799,000
    Police Protection: $4,060,000
    Housing and Community Development: $3,554,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,852,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,596,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,255,000
    Water Utilities: $1,186,000
    Sewerage: $1,150,000
    Local Fire Protection: $722,000
    General Public Buildings: $633,000
    Parks and Recreation: $425,000
    Financial Administration: $270,000
    Health - Other: $141,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $92,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $80,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $34,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $2,129,000
    Public Welfare: $2,005,000
    Water Utilities: $1,539,000
    General Local Government Support: $102,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,464,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Correctional Institutions: $1,317,000
    Other - Libraries: $267,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $183,000
    Other - Air Transportation: $64,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $931,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $42,060,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $30,116,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,944,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,454,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,267,000
    General Revenue - Other: $906,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $20,000
    Sale of Property: $6,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $536,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $28,136,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,316,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $28,383,000
    Public Welfare: $3,261,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,754,000
    Other: $1,714,000
    Housing and Community Development: $384,000
    Health and Hospitals: $30,000
  • Tax - Property: $20,059,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $5,713,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $776,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $448,000
    Other Selective Sales: $198,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $175,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $140,000
    Public Utility License: $112,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $32,216,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $215,000

Wythe County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,561,000
  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,188,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $776,000
    Other: $226,000
    Parks and Recreation: $70,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $37,000
  • Construction - Water Utilities: $5,376,000
    General Public Buildings: $2,193,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $308,000
    Sewerage: $182,000
    Local Fire Protection: $131,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $46,331,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $7,799,000
    Police Protection: $4,060,000
    Housing and Community Development: $3,554,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,852,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,596,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,255,000
    Water Utilities: $1,186,000
    Sewerage: $1,150,000
    Local Fire Protection: $722,000
    General Public Buildings: $633,000
    Parks and Recreation: $425,000
    Financial Administration: $270,000
    Health - Other: $141,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $92,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $80,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $34,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $2,129,000
    Public Welfare: $2,005,000
    Water Utilities: $1,539,000
    General Local Government Support: $102,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,464,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Correctional Institutions: $1,317,000
    Other - Libraries: $267,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $183,000
    Other - Air Transportation: $64,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $931,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $42,060,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $30,116,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,944,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,454,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,267,000
    General Revenue - Other: $906,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $20,000
    Sale of Property: $6,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $536,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $28,136,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,316,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $28,383,000
    Public Welfare: $3,261,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,754,000
    Other: $1,714,000
    Housing and Community Development: $384,000
    Health and Hospitals: $30,000
  • Tax - Property: $20,059,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $5,713,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $776,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $448,000
    Other Selective Sales: $198,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $175,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $140,000
    Public Utility License: $112,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $32,216,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $215,000

Wythe County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,561,000
  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,188,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $776,000
    Other: $226,000
    Parks and Recreation: $70,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $37,000
  • Construction - Water Utilities: $5,376,000
    General Public Buildings: $2,193,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $308,000
    Sewerage: $182,000
    Local Fire Protection: $131,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $46,331,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $7,799,000
    Police Protection: $4,060,000
    Housing and Community Development: $3,554,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,852,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,596,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,255,000
    Water Utilities: $1,186,000
    Sewerage: $1,150,000
    Local Fire Protection: $722,000
    General Public Buildings: $633,000
    Parks and Recreation: $425,000
    Financial Administration: $270,000
    Health - Other: $141,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $92,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $80,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $34,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $2,129,000
    Public Welfare: $2,005,000
    Water Utilities: $1,539,000
    General Local Government Support: $102,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,464,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Correctional Institutions: $1,317,000
    Other - Libraries: $267,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $183,000
    Other - Air Transportation: $64,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $931,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $42,060,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $30,116,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,944,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,454,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,267,000
    General Revenue - Other: $906,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $20,000
    Sale of Property: $6,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $536,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $28,136,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,316,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $28,383,000
    Public Welfare: $3,261,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,754,000
    Other: $1,714,000
    Housing and Community Development: $384,000
    Health and Hospitals: $30,000
  • Tax - Property: $20,059,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $5,713,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $776,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $448,000
    Other Selective Sales: $198,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $175,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $140,000
    Public Utility License: $112,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $32,216,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $215,000

Wythe County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,561,000
  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,188,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $776,000
    Other: $226,000
    Parks and Recreation: $70,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $37,000
  • Construction - Water Utilities: $5,376,000
    General Public Buildings: $2,193,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $308,000
    Sewerage: $182,000
    Local Fire Protection: $131,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $46,331,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $7,799,000
    Police Protection: $4,060,000
    Housing and Community Development: $3,554,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,852,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,596,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,255,000
    Water Utilities: $1,186,000
    Sewerage: $1,150,000
    Local Fire Protection: $722,000
    General Public Buildings: $633,000
    Parks and Recreation: $425,000
    Financial Administration: $270,000
    Health - Other: $141,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $92,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $80,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $34,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $2,129,000
    Public Welfare: $2,005,000
    Water Utilities: $1,539,000
    General Local Government Support: $102,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,464,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Correctional Institutions: $1,317,000
    Other - Libraries: $267,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $183,000
    Other - Air Transportation: $64,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $931,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $42,060,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $30,116,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,944,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,454,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,267,000
    General Revenue - Other: $906,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $20,000
    Sale of Property: $6,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $536,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $28,136,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,316,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $28,383,000
    Public Welfare: $3,261,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,754,000
    Other: $1,714,000
    Housing and Community Development: $384,000
    Health and Hospitals: $30,000
  • Tax - Property: $20,059,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $5,713,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $776,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $448,000
    Other Selective Sales: $198,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $175,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $140,000
    Public Utility License: $112,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $32,216,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $215,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 789
  • Number of aged recipients: 86
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 703
  • Number of recipients under 18: 73
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 527
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 189
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 374
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 324
Most common first names in Wythe County, VA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James27771.2 years
William24973.3 years
Mary22378.9 years
Robert18771.8 years
John18173.4 years
Charles12772.5 years
George10375.1 years
Virginia8377.4 years
Walter7374.1 years
Margaret7077.7 years
Most common last names in Wythe County, VA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Umberger12078.0 years
Smith10373.6 years
Jones10372.6 years
Williams8476.2 years
Davis7971.4 years
Arnold7970.4 years
Grubb7572.4 years
King7476.9 years
Jackson6876.8 years
Corvin6775.6 years
Businesses in Wythe County, VA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1La-Z-Boy2
Advance Auto Parts1Lane Furniture2
Applebee's1Little Caesars Pizza1
Arby's2Long John Silver's1
AutoZone1Lowe's1
Best Western1McDonald's3
Burger King2Motel 61
CVS1Nike2
Chevrolet1Nissan1
Comfort Inn2Papa John's Pizza1
Comfort Suites1Pizza Hut1
Cracker Barrel1Popeyes1
Curves1Quality1
Dairy Queen2Ramada1
Days Inn1Red Roof Inn1
Dennys2Rite Aid1
Dunkin Donuts1Ruby Tuesday1
Econo Lodge1SONIC Drive-In1
Fashion Bug1Sleep Inn1
FedEx5Starbucks1
Ford1Subaru1
GameStop1Subway6
Goodwill2Super 82
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
Hardee's1Travelodge1
Haworth1U-Haul3
Hilton2U.S. Cellular2
KFC1UPS4
Kmart1Waffle House1
Knights Inn1Walmart1
La Quinta1Wendy's3