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Gate City,VA index of house prices

Total population: 1,976 (All urban)

Houses: 1,052 (893 occupied: 605 owner occupied, 287 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

32%
State:

35%

Housing density: 516 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016 in this county: $86,795.

Median contract rent in 2016: $247 (lower quartile is $266, upper quartile is $297)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $331


Median gross rent in Gate City, VA in 2016: $310

Housing units in Gate City with a mortgage: 313 (0 second mortgage, 12 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 297

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $69,135

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $49,322

Median monthly housing costs: $536


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Gate City, Virginia Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $104,367 (it was $73,400 in 2000)
Gate City:

$104,367
Virginia:

$264,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $74,219 - $209,142
Median year house/condo built: 1966

Median year apartment built: 1969

Household type by relationship:

Households: 2,364
  • In family households: 2,019 (318 male householders, 263 female householders)
    463 spouses, 646 children (623 natural, 7 adopted, 14 stepchildren), 153 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 26 parents, 27 other relatives, 129 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 344 (180 male householders (152 living alone)), 131 female householders (125 living alone)), 30 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 291 2-persons, 120 3-persons, 85 4-persons, 26 5-persons, 13 6-persons, 46 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 277 1-person, 34 2-persons.

259 married couples with children.
95 single-parent households (44 men, 51 women).

98.5% of residents of Gate City speak English at home.
0.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 29 (1.2%)
(96.6% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.0
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.7
State:

4.5

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Gate City, Virginia:

  • 6no bedroom
  • 51 bedroom
  • 1682 bedrooms
  • 2653 bedrooms
  • 954 bedrooms
  • 615+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Gate City population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Gate City, Virginia:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 741 bedroom
  • 1432 bedrooms
  • 673 bedrooms
  • 04 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Gate City population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Gate City in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 13no vehicle
  • 1241 vehicle
  • 2452 vehicles
  • 1023 vehicles
  • 754 vehicles
  • 515+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Gate City population

Cars and other vehicles available in Gate City in renter-occupied apartments

  • 49no vehicle
  • 1521 vehicle
  • 662 vehicles
  • 193 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Gate City population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Gate City, Virginia:

  • 61 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 53 rooms
  • 654 rooms
  • 1705 rooms
  • 1066 rooms
  • 887 rooms
  • 788 rooms
  • 849+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Gate City population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Gate City, Virginia:

  • 01 room
  • 182 rooms
  • 263 rooms
  • 824 rooms
  • 1025 rooms
  • 436 rooms
  • 87 rooms
  • 08 rooms
  • 49+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Gate City population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

  • Gate City, VA household income distribution

  • Gate City, VA household income distribution
  • 90Less than $10,000
  • 116$10,000 to $14,999
  • 65$15,000 to $19,999
  • 61$20,000 to $24,999
  • 29$25,000 to $29,999
  • 50$30,000 to $34,999
  • 69$35,000 to $39,999
  • 17$40,000 to $44,999
  • 21$45,000 to $49,999
  • 27$50,000 to $59,999
  • 76$60,000 to $74,999
  • 122$75,000 to $99,999
  • 45$100,000 to $124,999
  • 38$125,000 to $149,999
  • 22$150,000 to $199,999
  • 26$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Gate City, VA

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Gate City, VA
  • 22Less than $10,000
  • 9$15,000 to $19,999
  • 11$25,000 to $29,999
  • 6$30,000 to $34,999
  • 6$35,000 to $39,999
  • 13$40,000 to $49,999
  • 29$50,000 to $59,999
  • 33$60,000 to $69,999
  • 36$70,000 to $79,999
  • 67$80,000 to $89,999
  • 43$90,000 to $99,999
  • 75$100,000 to $124,999
  • 34$125,000 to $149,999
  • 5$150,000 to $174,999
  • 21$175,000 to $199,999
  • 47$200,000 to $249,999
  • 35$250,000 to $299,999
  • 62$300,000 to $399,999
  • 4$500,000 to $749,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Gate City, VA

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Gate City, VA
  • 6$100 to $149
  • 36$200 to $249
  • 32$250 to $299
  • 9$300 to $349
  • 98$350 to $399
  • 28$400 to $449
  • 3$450 to $499
  • 4$700 to $749
  • 4$1,500 to $1,999
  • 42No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 32010 or later
  • 152000 to 2009
  • 71990 to 1999
  • 01980 to 1989
  • 31970 to 1979
  • 0Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Gate City population
Gate City commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 52
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 82
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 63
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 124
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 153
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 134
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 127
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 0
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 7
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 64
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 37
  • 90 or more minutes: 0
Gate City, VA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 29.1%
Number of people working at home: 12 (1.4% of all workers)

Gate City mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 1,214 (86%)
  • Carpooled: 138 (10%)
  • Taxi: 30 (2%)
  • Walked: 6 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 12 (1%)

First ancestries reported:

 American: 597
 Irish: 232
 German: 143
 Scotch-Irish: 98
 English: 84
 European: 54
 Scottish: 24
 Italian: 16
 Dutch: 16
 Polish: 12
 Welsh: 5
 Pennsylvania German: 1

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 48%Guatemala
  • 24%Germany
  • 14%Ethiopia
  • 7%Philippines
  • 0%Scotland
  • 0%Ireland
  • 0%Denmark

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

  • This state: 562
  • Other state: 1,739
  • Northeast: 38
  • Midwest: 138
  • South: 1,482
  • West: 71

84% of Gate City residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 33% lived in Virginia.

Gate City:

83.7%
State average:

84.3%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 6
  • 5th and 6th grade: 28
  • 7th and 8th grade: 44
  • 9th grade: 14
  • 10th grade: 32
  • 11th grade: 29
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 0
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 243
  • Less than 1 year of college: 34
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 151
  • Associate degree: 59
  • Bachelor's degree: 97
  • Master's degree: 18
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 14

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 5
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 21
  • 7th and 8th grade: 47
  • 9th grade: 16
  • 10th grade: 9
  • 11th grade: 13
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 3
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 200
  • Less than 1 year of college: 58
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 146
  • Associate degree: 85
  • Bachelor's degree: 103
  • Master's degree: 39
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 6

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 8.1%Males
  • 13.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 17.8%Males
Gate City marital status for males
Gate City marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 838
  • Two: 20
  • 3 or 4: 23
  • 10 to 19: 21
  • 20 to 49: 53
  • 50 or more: 6
  • Mobile homes: 84

Median worth of mobile homes: $11,340

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 3.5%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 6.1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 15 years ago

Renter moved in on average 7 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Gate City:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Gate City
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (90.7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (5.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3.5%)
  • Wood (0.7%)
  • Electricity (86.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (10.1%)
  • Wood (3.5%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Virginia:

10.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Virginia:

9.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 5
Here:

7.8%
Virginia:

19.9%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)