Wytheville, VA

Census Place

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2022 Population
8,228
0.387% 1-year decline
US Senator
Mark Warner
Democratic Party
US Senator
Tim Kaine
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
45.2
3.42% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
27.3%
5.91% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$39,459
3.93% 1-year decline
2022 Median Property Value
$181,900
11.5% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
3,359
0.326% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Wytheville, VA had a population of 8.23k people with a median age of 45.2 and a median household income of $39,459. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Wytheville, VA declined from 8,260 to 8,228, a −0.387% decrease and its median household income declined from $41,074 to $39,459, a −3.93% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Wytheville, VA are White (Non-Hispanic) (88.5%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (5.2%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.22%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.56%), and White (Hispanic) (1.32%).

None of the households in Wytheville, VA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

98.2% of the residents in Wytheville, VA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Wytheville, VA are Wytheville Community College (473 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Wytheville, VA was $181,900, and the homeownership rate was 51.4%.

Most people in Wytheville, VA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 17.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Wytheville, VA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Wytheville, VA is home to a population of 8.23k people, from which 98.2% are citizens. As of 2022, 2.31% of Wytheville, VA residents were born outside of the country (190 people).

In 2022, there were 17 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (7.28k people) in Wytheville, VA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 428 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 183 Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.2%
2022 Citizenship
98.1%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.2% of Wytheville, VA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Wytheville, VA was 98.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Wytheville, VA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    7.28k ± 227
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    428 ± 139
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    183 ± 53
2.3%
Hispanic Population
189 people

In 2022, there were 17 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (7.28k people) in Wytheville, VA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 428 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 183 Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.3% of the people in Wytheville, VA are hispanic (189 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Wytheville, VA as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. El Salvador
    107,605 ± 8,003 people
  2. India
    98,735 ± 7,670 people
  3. Mexico
    59,855 ± 5,986 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Virginia was El Salvador, the natal country of 107,605 Virginia residents, followed by India with 98,735 and Mexico with 59,855.

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Foreign-Born Population

2.31%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
190 people
2.01%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
166 people

As of 2022, 2.31% of Wytheville, VA residents (190 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Wytheville, VA was 2.01%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    233 ± 83
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    155 ± 130
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    49 ± 67

Wytheville, VA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.5 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Wytheville, VA employs 3.36k people. The largest industries in Wytheville, VA are Health Care & Social Assistance (541 people), Manufacturing (469 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (434 people), and the highest paying industries are Finance & Insurance ($181,042), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($93,233), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($79,005).

Males in Virginia have an average income that is 1.33 times higher than the average income of females, which is $69,674. The income inequality in Virginia (measured using the Gini index) is 0.475, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

3.36k
2022 Value
± 440
−0.326%
1 Year decline
± 19%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Wytheville, VA declined at a rate of −0.326%, from 3.37k employees to 3.36k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Wytheville, VA, are Sales & Related Occupations (422 people), Production Occupations (374 people), and Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (325 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Wytheville, VA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

3.36k
2022 Value
± 440
−0.326%
1 Year decline
± 19%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Wytheville, VA declined at a rate of −0.326%, from 3.37k employees to 3.36k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Wytheville, VA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (541 people), Manufacturing (469 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (434 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Wytheville, VA, though some of these residents may live in Wytheville, VA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$41,382
Median earning men ± $5,172
$30,237
Median earning women ± $5,936

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($79,815), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($68,750), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($55,486).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($42,404), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($36,250), and Manufacturing ($30,121).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.48%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 4.1M people employed in Virginia. This represents a 2.48% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 10.8%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Virginia.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Virginia went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 54.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (44%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.45%).

Mark Warner and Tim Kaine are the senators currently representing the state of Virginia. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Virginia is currently represented by 11 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Virginia

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Mark Warner
Senator from Virginia2
Assumed office on January 3, 2009
Tim Kaine
Senator from Virginia1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013

Mark Warner and Tim Kaine are the senators currently representing Virginia.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Virginia over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Virginia

Virginia is currently represented by 11 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Virginia have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Wytheville, VA awarded 473 degrees. The student population of Wytheville, VA in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 799 male students and 1,317 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Wytheville, VA are White (427 and 90.3%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (22 and 4.65%), Black or African American (12 and 2.54%), and Unknown (4 and 0.846%).

The largest universities in Wytheville, VA by number of degrees awarded are Wytheville Community College (473 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Wytheville, VA are Liberal Arts & Sciences (135 and 28.5%), Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities (43 and 9.09%), and Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (39 and 8.25%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 2,116 students enrolled in Wytheville, VA, 37.8% men and 62.2% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 1,829 records, of which 62.3% were women and 37.7% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 22 degrees awarded
  2. 135 degrees awarded
  3. 32 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Wytheville, VA was Other Business Operations Support & Secretarial Services with 22 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
473 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Wytheville Community College with 473 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 165 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Wytheville, VA, which is 0.536 times less than the 308 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 427 degrees mean that there were 19.4 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 22 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($4,620) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($105) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,600) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.884% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.904% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (1.71M), Bachelors Degree (1.47M), and Some college (1.4M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Wytheville, VA was $181,900 in 2022, which is 0.645 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $163,100 to $181,900, a 11.5% increase. The homeownership rate in Wytheville, VA is 51.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Wytheville, VA have an average commute time of 17.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Wytheville, VA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$181,900
Median Property Value 2022
±$26,720
$2,118
Median Property Taxes
±$344

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Wytheville, VA the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

51.4%
Homeownership
2022
56.8%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 51.4% of the housing units in Wytheville, VA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 54.8%.

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Income by Location

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Race/Ethnicity
Census Tract 503.01
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

The following map shows all of the places in Wytheville, VA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$39,459
Median Household Income
± $4,827
4.12k
Number of Households
± 504

In 2022, the median household income of the 4.12k households in Wytheville, VA declined from $39,459 from the previous year's value of $41,074.

The following chart displays the households in Wytheville, VA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Wytheville, VA is from Virginia.
0.475
2022 Wage GINI in Virginia
0.476
2021 Wage GINI in Virginia

In 2022, the income inequality in Virginia was 0.475 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.164% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Virginia was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Virginia in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (77.1%)
  2. Carpooled (12%)
  3. Worked At Home (7.95%)

In 2022, 77.1% of workers in Wytheville, VA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (12%) and those who worked at home (7.95%).

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Commute Time

17.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Wytheville, VA have a shorter commute time (17.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 0% of the workforce in Wytheville, VA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Wytheville, VA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Wytheville, VA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

27.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Wytheville, VA (2.2k out of 8.05k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 35 - 44 and then Females 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Wytheville, VA is White, followed by Black and Asian.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

96.7% of the population of Wytheville, VA has health coverage, with 41.6% on employee plans, 23.1% on Medicaid, 18.4% on Medicare, 12.4% on non-group plans, and 1.06% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Wythe County, VA see 2390 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.25% decrease from the previous year (2396 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2602 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 485 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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2,390 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Wythe County, VA

Primary care physicians in Wythe County, VA see an average of 2,390 patients per year. This represents a 0.25% decrease from the previous year (2,396 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Wythe County, VA in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 19.9% under 18 years, 17.7% between 18 and 34 years, 38% between 35 and 64 years, and 24.4% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.9% were men and 49.1% were women.

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Uninsured People

3.31%
Uninsured
41.6%
Employer Coverage
23.1%
Medicaid
18.4%
Medicare
12.4%
Non-Group
1.06%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Wytheville, VA declined by 17.2% from 4% to 3.31%.

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