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Total population: 2,018 (Urban population: 1,954 (all inside urban clusters), Rural population: 64 (all nonfarm))

Gate City,VA index of house prices


Houses: 1,103 (970 occupied: 677 owner occupied, 293 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

30%
State:

31%

Housing density: 541 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2009 in this state: $310,495.


Median contract rent in 2009: $357 (lower quartile is $185, upper quartile is $391)


Median gross rent in Gate City, VA in 2009: $426


Housing units in Gate City with a mortgage: 206 (23 second mortgage, 22 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 361


Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $51,712


Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $42,500


Median monthly housing costs: $529





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Gate City, Virginia Age and Sex of Residents


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $100,181 (it was $73,400 in 2000)
Gate City:

$100,181
Virginia:

$252,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $64,246 - $149,582

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $206,377
Here:

$206,377
State:

$330,816

Mobile homes: $906,940
Here:

$906,940
State:

$37,843

Household type by relationship:

Households: 2,136
  • In family households: 1,765 (516 male householders, 119 female householders)
    454 spouses, 544 children (514 natural, 7 adopted, 23 stepchildren), 47 grandchildren, 20 brothers or sisters, 20 parents, 32 other relatives, 13 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 371 (95 male householders (91 living alone)), 272 female householders (272 living alone)), 4 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 33 (all institutionalized)

Size of family households: 308 2-persons, 181 3-persons, 123 4-persons, 18 5-persons, 5 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 363 1-person, 4 2-persons.

301 married couples with children.
90 single-parent households (25 men, 65 women).

99.1% of residents of Gate City speak English at home.
0.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 3 (0.1%)
(100.0% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

6.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

4.3

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Rooms in houses/apartments in Gate City, Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 0
  • 4 rooms: 91
  • 5 rooms: 199
  • 6 rooms: 113
  • 7 rooms: 96
  • 8 rooms: 79
  • 9 or more rooms: 99
  • 1 room: 5
  • 2 rooms: 35
  • 3 rooms: 65
  • 4 rooms: 61
  • 5 rooms: 67
  • 6 rooms: 25
  • 7 rooms: 20
  • 8 rooms: 6
  • 9 or more rooms: 9
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Gate City, Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 6
  • 2 bedrooms: 194
  • 3 bedrooms: 366
  • 4 bedrooms: 85
  • 5+ bedrooms: 26
  • no bedroom: 5
  • 1 bedroom: 109
  • 2 bedrooms: 118
  • 3 bedrooms: 35
  • 4 bedrooms: 26
  • 5+ bedrooms: 0
Cars and other vehicles available in Gate City, Virginia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 71
  • 1 vehicle: 204
  • 2 vehicles: 268
  • 3 vehicles: 77
  • 4 vehicles: 57
  • 5+ vehicles: 0
  • no vehicle: 105
  • 1 vehicle: 126
  • 2 vehicles: 57
  • 3 vehicles: 5
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

Median 2009 house/condo value by year built


Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 0
  • 2000 to 2004: 5
  • 1990 to 1999: 160
  • 1980 to 1989: 137
  • 1970 to 1979: 192
  • 1960 to 1969: 233
  • 1950 to 1959: 107
  • 1940 to 1949: 112
  • 1939 or earlier: 227

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


Gate City, VA house values

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses in 2009 in Gate City, VA:

  • Less than $10,000: 13
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 6
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 6
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 11
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 13
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 9
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 6
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 12
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 8
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 25
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 26
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 13
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 7
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 72
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 77
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 63
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 66
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 50
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 51
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 62
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 7
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 13
  • $750,000 to $999,999: 4
  • $1,000,000 or more: 15
 


Gate City rent paid by renters for apartments graph

Rent paid by renters in 2009 in Gate City:

  • Less than $100: 0 people
  • $100 to $149: 7
  • $150 to $199: 61
  • $200 to $249: 26
  • $250 to $299: 0
  • $300 to $349: 30
  • $350 to $399: 11
  • $400 to $449: 34
  • $450 to $499: 10
  • $500 to $549: 59
  • $550 to $599: 0
  • $600 to $649: 0
  • $650 to $699: 30
  • $700 to $749: 0
  • $750 to $799: 0
  • $800 to $899: 0
  • $900 to $999: 0
  • $1,000 to $1,249: 19
  • $1,250 to $1,499: 18
  • $1,500 to $1,999: 0
  • $2,000 or more: 0
  • No cash rent: 22
 

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit


Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 0
  • 1990 to 1994: 0
  • 1985 to 1989: 0
  • 1980 to 1984: 0
  • 1975 to 1979: 0
  • 1970 to 1974: 3
  • 1970 to 1974: 0
  • 1965 to 1969: 0


Gate City, VA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 51.3%
Number of people working at home: 11 (1.1% of all workers)


Gate City commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 67
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 123
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 178
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 92
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 247
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 38
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 125
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 18
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 27
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 31
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 11
  • 90 or more minutes: 0
 


Gate City mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 818 (85%)
  • Carpooled: 77 (8%)
  • Taxi: 7 (1%)
  • Walked: 18 (2%)
  • Other means: 37 (4%)
  • Worked at home: 11 (1%)
 


Gate City, VA household income

Household income:

  • Less than $10,000: 199
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 71
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 83
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 81
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 52
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 44
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 74
  • $40,000 to $44,999: 39
  • $45,000 to $49,999: 53
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 96
  • $60,000 to $74,999: 66
  • $75,000 to $99,999: 66
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 54
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 7
  • $150,000 to $199,999: 8
  • $200,000 or more: 9
 

First ancestries reported:

 United States or American: 755
 Other groups: 153
 English: 132
 Scotch-Irish: 132
 Irish: 76
 German: 71
 Dutch: 21
 Welsh: 16
 French (except Basque): 12
 Norwegian: 6
 Scottish: 6
 Italian: 3


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



  • Italy (100%)


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

  • This state: 931
  • Northeast: 12
  • Midwest: 108
  • South: 1086
  • West: 23

70% of Gate City residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 57% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 48% lived in Virginia.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 12
  • 5th and 6th grade: 12
  • 7th and 8th grade: 34
  • 9th grade: 38
  • 10th grade: 21
  • 11th grade: 37
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 18
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 203
  • Less than 1 year of college: 64
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 68
  • Associate degree: 54
  • Bachelor's degree: 62
  • Master's degree: 28
  • Professional school degree: 39
  • Doctorate degree: 8

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 31
  • 5th and 6th grade: 52
  • 7th and 8th grade: 92
  • 9th grade: 54
  • 10th grade: 20
  • 11th grade: 31
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 8
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 261
  • Less than 1 year of college: 62
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 84
  • Associate degree: 78
  • Bachelor's degree: 101
  • Master's degree: 32
  • Professional school degree: 8
  • Doctorate degree: 7

Educational Attainment for Females (%)


Class of Workers


Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic males: 7.3%
Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic females: 6.3%


Median household income in 2009 for:

  • White non-Hispanic householders: $37,573
  • Black householders: $58,358
  • Hispanic or Latino race householders: $42,960
Gate City household income for White non-Hispanic householders
Gate City household income for Black householders
Gate City household income for Asian householders

Gate City marital status for males
Gate City marital status for females

Median 2009 house value for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $105,913
  • Black or African American householders: $116,423
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $30,709

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 821
  • Two: 36
  • 3 or 4: 45
  • 5 to 9: 5
  • 10 to 19: 21
  • 20 to 49: 66
  • 50 or more: 15
  • Mobile homes: 94

Median worth of mobile homes: $15,962


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 3%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

House/condo owner moved in on average 15 years ago


Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Gate City:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Gate City
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (69.7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (23.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3.2%)
  • Coal or coke (2.1%)
  • Wood (0.9%)
  • Other fuel (0.7%)
  • Electricity (66.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (30.0%)
  • Wood (1.7%)
  • Other fuel (1.7%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


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

0.0%
Virginia:

9.5%

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

0.0%
Virginia:

8.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 8
Here:

12.7%
Virginia:

20.6%

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 (Noninst.)


 

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