Pound, Virginia

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Population in 2022: 852 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -21.8%
 
Males: 432  (50.8%)
Females: 420  (49.2%)
Median resident age:

45.4 years
Virginia median age:

39.0 years

Zip codes: 24279.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $28,297 (it was $29,107 in 2000)
Pound:

$28,297
VA:

$85,873

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $19,438 (it was $14,375 in 2000)

Pound town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $105,900 (it was $63,500 in 2000)
Pound:

$105,900
VA:

$365,700

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $135,917; detached houses: $125,448; mobile homes: $173,326

Median gross rent in 2022: $633.

March 2022 cost of living index in Pound: 83.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 31.7%
(31.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents)

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According to our research of Virginia and other state lists, there were 11 registered sex offenders living in Pound, Virginia as of June 16, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Pound is 87 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (54.5%), English (20.2%), British (2.6%), Polish (2.1%), Irish (1.9%), German (1.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1946

Elevation: 1560 feet

Land area: 2.61 square miles.

Population density: 327 people per square mile   (very low).

Pound, Virginia map

4 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.4%
Virginia:

12.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $1,087 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $588 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Johnson City, TN (56.1 miles , pop. 55,469).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fayette, KY (120.9 miles , pop. 260,512).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (423.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Payne Gap, KY (1.9 miles ),
Jenkins, KY (2.0 miles ),
McRoberts, KY (2.6 miles ),
Fleming-Neon, KY (2.7 miles ),
Millstone, KY (2.9 miles),
Clintwood, VA (2.9 miles ),
Mayking, KY (3.0 miles ),
Wise, VA (3.2 miles )

Latitude: 37.12 N, Longitude: 82.61 W

Area code: 276

Distribution of median household income in Pound, VA in 2022
Distribution of house value in Pound, VA in 2022
Pound satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

3.6%
Virginia:

2.7%
Population change in the 1990s: +100 (+10.1%).
Most common industries in Pound, VA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (11.8%)
  • Health care (10.2%)
  • Public administration (8.4%)
  • Educational services (7.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.0%)
  • Construction (6.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (21.0%)
  • Construction (9.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.5%)
  • Public administration (7.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.5%)
  • Educational services (6.1%)
  • Truck transportation (5.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (19.2%)
  • Educational services (10.2%)
  • Public administration (9.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.2%)
Most common occupations in Pound, VA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Extraction workers (5.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.5%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.2%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Extraction workers (10.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.5%)
  • Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (6.1%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.7%)
  • Carpenters (4.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (9.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (7.8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7.2%)
  • Cashiers (6.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.8%)

Average climate in Pound, Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Pound-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Virginia state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/4/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 42.5 miles away from the Pound town center killed one person and injured 4 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/18/1995, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 24.5 miles away from the town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Pound-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Virginia state average. It is 27% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 104.6 miles away from Pound center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 95.1 miles away from Pound center
On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 262.0 miles away from Pound center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 118.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB) earthquake occurred 35.0 miles away from Pound center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 99.0 miles away from Pound center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Wise County (13) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Winter Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Pound topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Pound:

  • CARING TOUCH HOME HEALTH INC (8463 MAIN STREET, UNIT 2 - PO BOX 908)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Pound:

  • WISE CHOICE HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; WISE, VA)
  • IN HOME CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; WISE, VA)
  • HERITAGE HALL WISE(CLOSED) (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; WISE, VA)
  • NORTON COMMUNITY HOSPITAL HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; WISE, VA)
  • ADVANCED HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; WISE, VA)
  • HERITAGE HALL WISE (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; WISE, VA)
  • LETCHER MANOR (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; WHITESBURG, KY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pound:

  • Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 24 miles; Cumberland, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,196)
  • Hazard Community and Technical College (about 33 miles; Hazard, KY; FT enrollment: 2,087)
  • Big Sandy Community and Technical College (about 41 miles; Prestonsburg, KY; FT enrollment: 2,660)
  • King University (about 45 miles; Bristol, TN; FT enrollment: 2,472)
  • Northeast State Community College (about 46 miles; Blountville, TN; FT enrollment: 4,480)
  • East Tennessee State University (about 59 miles; Johnson City, TN; FT enrollment: 12,774)
  • Tusculum College (about 67 miles; Greeneville, TN; FT enrollment: 2,070)

Public elementary/middle school in Pound:

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Points of interest:

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Notable location: Horse Gap (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Pound: Lone Pine Chapel (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Gilliam Cemetery (1), Hillman Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Rivers and creeks: South Fork Pound River (A), North Fork Pound River (B), Mill Creek (C), Indian Creek (D), Bold Camp Creek (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Napoleon Hill - Motivational writer.

Wise County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

  • BOLD CAMP (Population served: 876, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Average household size:
This town:

2.4 people
Virginia:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

70.1%
Whole state:

67.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

5.9%
Whole state:

5.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
5 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

Banks with branches in Pound (2011 data):

  • New Peoples Bank, Inc.: Pound Branch at 11241 Indian Creek Road, branch established on 2006/03/30. Info updated 2007/08/21: Bank assets: $781.6 mil, Deposits: $709.1 mil, headquarters in Honaker, VA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 28 total offices, Holding Company: New Peoples Bankshares, Inc.
  • First Community Bank: Pound Branch at 8044 Main Street, branch established on 1997/07/25. 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.
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Pound Branch at 11231 Indian Creek Road, branch established on 1976/05/03. 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

For population 15 years and over in Pound:

Marital status in Pound, VA
  • Never married: 28.0%
  • Now married: 51.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 10.5%
  • Divorced: 10.3%

For population 25 years and over in Pound:

  • High school or higher: 90.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.3%
  • Unemployed: 9.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.7
Virginia average:

12.1

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2022
Means of transportation to work in 2022 - Pound
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Pound, VA (based on Wise County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant9,10174
Mainline Protestant2,45526
Other3712
Catholic1403
Black Protestant1191
None29,266-
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: 10
Wise County:

2.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Wise County:

0.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 55
Wise County:

13.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
Here:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.7%
State:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Wise County:

30.6%
State:

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

12.0%
Virginia:

18.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

45.2%
Virginia:

50.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Pound:

46.0%
State:

48.6%

Average BMI:
Pound:

30.2
Virginia:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Pound:

17.3%
Virginia:

20.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Pound:

11.7%
Virginia:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Pound:

6.5
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Pound:

37.9%
State:

33.5%

General health condition:
Here:

53.1%
Virginia:

57.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Pound:

82.4%
Virginia:

80.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Pound, VA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2022)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 0$0 0$0

Pound government finances - Expenditure in 2021 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $147,000 ($172.54)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $77,000 ($90.38)
    Police Protection: $67,000 ($78.64)
    Sewerage: $41,000 ($48.12)
    Correctional Institutions: $32,000 ($37.56)
    General - Other: $29,000 ($34.04)
    Water Utilities: $12,000 ($14.08)
    Air Transportation: $9,000 ($10.56)
    Parks and Recreation: $7,000 ($8.22)
    Natural Resources - Other: $4,000 ($4.69)
    Housing and Community Development: $3,000 ($3.52)
    Libraries: $1,000 ($1.17)
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,036,000 ($2389.67)
    Correctional Institutions: $217,000 ($254.69)
    Police Protection: $203,000 ($238.26)
    Local Fire Protection: $190,000 ($223.00)
    Health - Other: $155,000 ($181.92)
    Water Utilities: $139,000 ($163.15)
    General - Other: $119,000 ($139.67)
    Housing and Community Development: $103,000 ($120.89)
    Sewerage: $93,000 ($109.15)
    Public Welfare - Other: $88,000 ($103.29)
    Regular Highways: $83,000 ($97.42)
    Financial Administration: $72,000 ($84.51)
    Parks and Recreation: $61,000 ($71.60)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $44,000 ($51.64)
    Central Staff Services: $41,000 ($48.12)
    Solid Waste Management: $38,000 ($44.60)
    Libraries: $36,000 ($42.25)
    General Public Buildings: $33,000 ($38.73)
    Toll Highways: $29,000 ($34.04)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $27,000 ($31.69)
    Air Transportation: $3,000 ($3.52)
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,000 ($2.35)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $69,000 ($80.99)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $43,000 ($50.47)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $11,000 ($12.91)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $3,000 ($3.52)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,000 ($1.17)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,162,000 ($1363.85)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $6,000 ($7.04)

Pound government finances - Revenue in 2021 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $190,000 ($223.00)
    Toll Highways: $69,000 ($80.99)
    Other: $55,000 ($64.55)
    Housing and Community Development: $15,000 ($17.61)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $14,000 ($16.43)
    Parks and Recreation: $6,000 ($7.04)
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $3,000 ($3.52)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $2,000 ($2.35)
    Air Transportation: $2,000 ($2.35)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $118,000 ($138.50)
    Housing and Community Development: $70,000 ($82.16)
    Public Welfare: $38,000 ($44.60)
    Other: $28,000 ($32.86)
    Air Transportation: $8,000 ($9.39)
    Health and Hospitals: $5,000 ($5.87)
    Water Utilities: $2,000 ($2.35)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $43,000 ($50.47)
    Housing and Community Development: $3,000 ($3.52)
    Other: $1,000 ($1.17)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $25,000 ($29.34)
    Interest Earnings: $11,000 ($12.91)
    Fines and Forfeits: $7,000 ($8.22)
    Special Assessments: $3,000 ($3.52)
    Rents: $2,000 ($2.35)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $181,000 ($212.44)
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $1,153,000 ($1353.29)
    Other: $197,000 ($231.22)
    Highways: $154,000 ($180.75)
    General Local Government Support: $142,000 ($166.67)
    Health and Hospitals: $52,000 ($61.03)
    Public Welfare: $19,000 ($22.30)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,000 ($1.17)
  • Tax - Property: $1,457,000 ($1710.09)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $175,000 ($205.40)
    Other Selective Sales: $147,000 ($172.54)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $117,000 ($137.32)
    Public Utilities Sales: $102,000 ($119.72)
    Motor Vehicle License: $28,000 ($32.86)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $21,000 ($24.65)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $19,000 ($22.30)
    Other License: $11,000 ($12.91)
    Amusements Sales: $4,000 ($4.69)

Pound government finances - Debt in 2021 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,701,000 ($1996.48)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,479,000 ($1735.92)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $222,000 ($260.56)

Pound government finances - Cash and Securities in 2021 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,374,000 ($1612.68)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,466,000 ($2894.37)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $222,000 ($260.56)

Businesses in Pound, VA

  • Rite Aid: 1
  • Subway: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Pound:

  • WKVG (1000 AM; daytime; 1 kW; JENKINS, KY; Owner: MARTINS & ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WEZC (1480 AM; daytime; 5 kW; NEON, KY; Owner: JESUS COMMUNICATION ILNC.)
  • WTCW (920 AM; 4 kW; WHITESBURG, KY; Owner: T.C.W. BROADCASTING , INC.)
  • WNVA (1350 AM; 5 kW; NORTON, VA; Owner: RADIO-WISE, INC.)
  • WDIC (1430 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CLINCHCO, VA; Owner: DICKENSON COUNTY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WLSI (900 AM; 5 kW; PIKEVILLE, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBPA (1460 AM; 5 kW; ELKHORN CITY, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORP)
  • WGOC (640 AM; 10 kW; BLOUNTVILLE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WZAP (690 AM; 10 kW; BRISTOL, VA; Owner: RAM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNRG (940 AM; 5 kW; GRUNDY, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA-KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CO., INC)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WPWT (870 AM; daytime; 10 kW; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, TN; Owner: INFORMATION COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Pound:

  • WDXC (102.3 FM; POUND, VA; Owner: WDXC RADIO, INC.)
  • WIFX-FM (94.3 FM; JENKINS, KY; Owner: LETCHER COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WXKQ-FM (103.9 FM; WHITESBURG, KY; Owner: T.C.W. BROADCASTING , INC.)
  • WMMT (88.7 FM; WHITESBURG, KY; Owner: APPALSHOP, INCORPORATED)
  • WPKE-FM (103.1 FM; COAL RUN, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WAXM (93.5 FM; BIG STONE GAP, VA; Owner: VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSEH (102.7 FM; CUMBERLAND, KY; Owner: CUMBERLAND CITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W223AA (92.5 FM; BIG STONE GAP, VA; Owner: VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNVA-FM (106.3 FM; NORTON, VA; Owner: RADIO WISE, INC.)
  • WISE-FM (90.5 FM; WISE, VA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA'S COLLEGE AT WISE)
  • WZLK (107.5 FM; VIRGIE, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTFM (98.5 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WSGS (101.1 FM; HAZARD, KY; Owner: MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WDIC-FM (92.1 FM; CLINCHCO, VA; Owner: DICKENSON COUNTY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WDHR (93.1 FM; PIKEVILLE, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WHCB (91.5 FM; BRISTOL, TN; Owner: APPALACHIAN EDUC. COMMUNICATION CORP)
  • WZQQ (97.9 FM; HYDEN, KY; Owner: LESLIE COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WETS-FM (89.5 FM; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WXBQ-FM (96.9 FM; BRISTOL, TN; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WXLR (104.9 FM; HAROLD, KY; Owner: ADAM D GEARHEART)

TV broadcast stations around Pound:

  • WYMT-TV (Channel 57; HAZARD, KY; Owner: WYMT LICENSEE CORP.)
  • W24BT (Channel 24; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W31BU (Channel 31; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W53BQ (Channel 53; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W69ED (Channel 69; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WKHA (Channel 35; HAZARD, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WSBN-TV (Channel 47; NORTON, VA; Owner: BLUE RIDGE PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WKPI-TV (Channel 22; PIKEVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)

Pound fatal accident list:

Feb 7, 2015 12:44 AM, Us-23, North Fork Rd, Lat: 37.127778, Lon: -82.621667, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Jun 3, 2014 07:29 AM, Us-23, Austin Hills Rd, Lat: 37.124692, Lon: -82.614533, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 14, 2009 02:30 PM, Us-23, Rt 23b, Lat: 37.142803, Lon: -82.621994, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
May 19, 2005 06:20 AM, Us-23, Lat: 37.127420, Lon: -82.619980, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2, Drunk persons involved: 1
May 10, 1987 09:50 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jun 7, 1982 00:02 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2, Drunk persons involved: 1
May 5, 1979 01:30 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 17Number of bridges
  • 112ft / 34.4mTotal length
  • $566,000Total costs
  • 41,328Total average daily traffic
  • 1,401Total average daily truck traffic
  • 51,000Total future (year 2040) average daily traffic
New bridges in Pound, VA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 11920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 41960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 61980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 12010-2019
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Pound, VA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

7
  • James E McDonald, Pilkenton Pass (Pound 196506777) (Lat: 37.117222 Lon: -82.608972), Type: 61.0, Overall height: 59 m, Registrant: Alltel Communications Of Virginia No. 1, LLC, Aci.Wireless.Regulatory@alltel.Com, , Littl-e Rock, Phone: (501) 905-8555

  • Pamelia Y Hoof, Pilkenton Pass (Pound 196506777) (Lat: 37.117222 Lon: -82.608972), Type: 61.0, Overall height: 59 m, Registrant: Alltel Communications Of Virginia No. 1, LLC, Aci.Wireless.Regulatory@alltel.Com, , Littl-e Rock, Phone: (501) 905-8555

  • Michael P Goggin, Pilkenton Pass (Pound 196506777) (Lat: 37.117222 Lon: -82.608972), Type: 61.0, Overall height: 59 m, Registrant: New Cingular Wireless Pcs, LLC, Mg7268@att.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 457-2055

  • Michael P Goggin, Pilkenton Pass (Pound 196506777) (Lat: 37.117222 Lon: -82.608972), Type: 61.0, Overall height: 59 m, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, Mg7268@att.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 457-2055

  • Jennifer Burns, Northwest Of State Route 692 (Lat: 37.041444 Lon: -82.611917), Type: 96.0, Structure height: 51195 m, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: Virginia Coalfield Coalition, Larrycarr@bvu.Net, , Leban-on, Phone: (276) 889-1778

  • Jennifer Burns, Northwest Of State Route 692 (Lat: 37.041444 Lon: -82.611917), Type: 94.4, Structure height: 51195 m, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: Virginia Coalfield Coalition, Larrycarr@bvu.Net, , Leban-on, Phone: (276) 889-1778

  • Jennifer Burns, Northwest Of State Route 692 (Lat: 37.041444 Lon: -82.611917), Type: 94.4, Structure height: 51195 m, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: Virginia Coalfield Coalition, Larrycarr@bvu.Net, , Leban-on, Phone: (276) 889-1778


FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Atop Pine Mtn (Lat: 37.157056 Lon: -82.524611), Type: Tower, Structure height: 18 m, Call Sign: WPQJ300,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.900 MHz, 462.750 MHz, 462.875 MHz, Grant Date: 07/06/2005, Expiration Date: 08/04/2015, Cancellation Date: 03/31/2014, Certifier: Signature On File, Registrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Mclean, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8665, Fax: (703) 584-8695, Email:


FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • Indian Gap 7.49 Mi S (Lat: 37.015111 Lon: -82.597389), Call Sign: KNAE646, Licensee ID: L00069544,
    Assigned Frequencies: 169.500 MHz, Grant Date: 11/04/2000, Expiration Date: 11/02/2005, Cancellation Date: 01/07/2006, Registrant: County Of Wise, Wise, VA 24293, Phone: (804) 674-2492

  • Georges Fork Gap 3.43 Mi E (Lat: 37.125111 Lon: -82.542389), Call Sign: WNUJ478,
    Assigned Frequencies: 169.500 MHz, Grant Date: 11/02/2005, Expiration Date: 10/15/2015, Cancellation Date: 12/19/2015, Registrant: Dickenson County, 5444 Dickenson Highway, Clintwood, VA 24228, Phone: (276) 926-6330, Fax: (276) 926-4991, Email:

  • Pine Mountain (Lat: 37.156944 Lon: -82.524444), Type: Tower, Structure height: 35 m, Overall height: 45 m, Call Sign: WPZR379, Licensee ID: L00760919,
    Assigned Frequencies: 157.740 MHz, Grant Date: 01/01/2014, Expiration Date: 02/25/2024, Certifier: Steve Blankenbecler, Registrant: Steve Blankenbecler, Wise, VA 24293, Phone: (276) 679-3221, Fax: (276) 679-3082, Email:

  • South Fork BPS, South Fork Bps; Dewey Rd - On Rte 620, Up The Rd A Piece From Dewey Cemetary Rd (Lat: 37.083056 Lon: -82.656944), Type: Pole, Structure height: 9.2 m, Call Sign: WQFD684,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.478 MHz, Grant Date: 06/21/2006, Expiration Date: 06/21/2016, Cancellation Date: 08/27/2016, Certifier: Danny S Buchanan, Registrant: Siemens Water Technologies, 1239 Willow Lake Boulevard, Vadnais Heights, MN 55110, Phone: (651) 766-2700, Fax: (651) 766-2743, Email:

  • SOUTH MTN TANK, South Mountain Tank (Lat: 37.157417 Lon: -82.605111), Type: Pole, Structure height: 3.1 m, Call Sign: WQKU776,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.162 MHz, Grant Date: 07/30/2019, Expiration Date: 09/21/2029, Certifier: Danny S Buchanan, Registrant: Fit, 1565 Oak St, Eugene, OR 97401, Phone: (541) 485-8441, Fax: (541) 485-7556, Email:

  • SOUTH FORK PUMP ST., Off Of Dewey Rd (Lat: 37.083222 Lon: -82.656528), Type: Pole, Structure height: 4.6 m, Call Sign: WQLY693,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.162 MHz, Grant Date: 05/05/2020, Expiration Date: 05/28/2030, Certifier: Danny S Buchanan, Registrant: Federal License Management, 175 Pine St, Suite 104, Williamsport, PA 17701-6549, Phone: (866) 908-2220, Fax: (570) 323-4002, Email:


FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • HASH HOLLOW, Northwest Of State Route 692 (Lat: 37.041444 Lon: -82.611917), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 94.4 m, Call Sign: WRCF358,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10775.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, Grant Date: 09/17/2018, Expiration Date: 09/17/2028, Certifier: Gregory M Romano, Registrant: Cellco Partnership, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Email:

  • BUCKS KNOB, Indian Mountain (Lat: 37.054444 Lon: -82.641611), Type: Mast, Structure height: 57.9 m, Call Sign: WRPA603,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz, Grant Date: 01/10/2022, Expiration Date: 01/10/2032, Certifier: Larry Hall, Registrant: Virginia State Police, 7700 Midlothian Turnpike, North Chesterfield, VA 23261, Phone: (804) 674-4644, Fax: (804) 674-2602, Email:

  • Jenkins Tower, Cr-1891 (Lat: 37.163333 Lon: -82.624444), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 33.5 m, Call Sign: WRWL870, Licensee ID: L02129128,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10915.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, Grant Date: 03/07/2023, Expiration Date: 03/07/2033, Certifier: Brandon Hill, Registrant: Hillcom, Inc, 358 Will And Emma Ln, Clintwood, VA 24228, Phone: (276) 393-2441, Email:

  • Pound Gap Hwy 23 (Lat: 37.155639 Lon: -82.629028), Overall height: 12.2 m, Call Sign: WFW639,
    Assigned Frequencies: 949.500 MHz, Grant Date: 08/09/1984, Expiration Date: 10/01/2027, Registrant: Wdxc Radio, Inc., P.O. Box 877, Pound, VA 24279


FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • Jenkins Mountain (Lat: 37.166472 Lon: -82.622083), Overall height: 21.3 m, Call Sign: KNKC693,
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.700 MHz, 158.100 MHz, 459.325 MHz, Grant Date: 03/26/2019, Expiration Date: 04/01/2029, Registrant: Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, 2300 N Street, Nw, Suite 700, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 783-4141, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:


FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Pound)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172R (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING I0-360-B1E (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2125M, N2125M, N-2125M, Serial Number: 17280905, Year manufactured: 2000, Airworthiness Date: 06/19/2000, Certificate Issue Date: 10/24/2008
    Registrant (LLC): Isabella Properties LLC, 12293 Gary Powers Rd, Pound, VA 24279

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 15. The highest number of fire incidents - 29 took place in 2011, and the least - 1 in 2018. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Pound, VA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (44.2%), and Outside Fires (29.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Pound, VA
    • 10344.2%Structure Fires
    • 6829.2%Outside Fires
    • 4218.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 208.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Pound, VA
Most common first names in Pound, VA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James4771.8 years
William2976.5 years
John2870.6 years
Mary2277.3 years
Henry1370.6 years
Joseph1270.9 years
Roy1272.1 years
Ernest1071.4 years
Sarah977.8 years
Frank876.0 years
Most common last names in Pound, VA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Mullins15671.4 years
Boggs7076.5 years
Sturgill5075.6 years
Meade4471.1 years
Baker4176.1 years
Bolling3776.1 years
Cantrell3677.1 years
Vanover3069.0 years
Hubbard2676.3 years
Stallard2676.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Pound, VA
  • 81.2%Electricity
  • 13.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.5%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Pound, VA
  • 100.0%Electricity


Pound compared to Virginia state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 6 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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