Big Stone Gap East, Virginia Population 2024

648

Big Stone Gap East is a city located in Lee County, Scott County, and Wise County Virginia. Big Stone Gap East has a 2024 population of 648. Big Stone Gap East is currently declining at a rate of -0.61% annually and its population has decreased by -8.6% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 709 in 2020.

The average household income in Big Stone Gap East is $51,614 with a poverty rate of 23.02%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Big Stone Gap East is 54.5 years, 50.9 years for males, and 54.5 years for females.

Big Stone Gap East Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Big Stone Gap East was:

  • White: 97.41%
  • Two or more races: 2.59%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
0.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,353.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-8.6% (-61)
The current population of Big Stone Gap East, Virginia is 648 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 709.

Big Stone Gap East, Virginia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White63997.41%
Two or more races172.59%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Big Stone Gap East Population by Race

Big Stone Gap East Population Pyramid 2024

Big Stone Gap East Median Age

54.5

Total

50.9

Male

54.5

Female

Big Stone Gap East Adults

There are 552 adults, (118 of whom are seniors) in Big Stone Gap East.

Big Stone Gap East Age Dependency

51.2

Age Dependency Ratio

27.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24

Child Dependency Ratio

Big Stone Gap East Sex Ratio

Female38658.84%
Male27041.16%

Big Stone Gap East Population by Age

Big Stone Gap East Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2912.2561.938.1
Non Family1261.248.451.6
Married1232.898713
Female423.5528.671.4
Male0000

2.86

Average Family Size

2.25

Average Household Size

61.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Big Stone Gap East Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5710.9%
9th to 12th Grade315.93%
High School Graduate17232.89%
Some College11622.18%
Associates Degree6211.85%
Bachelors Degree387.27%
Graduate Degree478.99%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Big Stone Gap East Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Big Stone Gap East Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White51742985
2+ Races660

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 16.44%.

Big Stone Gap East Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$0$0$31,719
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$23,750$0$0
Some College$0$0$0
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0

$0

Average Earnings

$0

Average Male

$31,719

Average Female

Big Stone Gap East Earnings by Educational Attainment

Big Stone Gap East Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Big Stone Gap East Language

100% of Big Stone Gap East residents speak only English, while 0% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0% of the population.

Big Stone Gap East Language

Big Stone Gap East Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White63914021.91%
Multiple171164.71%

23.02%

Overall Poverty Rate

30.37%

Male Poverty Rate

17.88%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Big Stone Gap East

The race most likely to be in poverty in Big Stone Gap East is Multiple, with 64.71% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Big Stone Gap East is White, with 21.91% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 0%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.42%.

Big Stone Gap East Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School50%
Less Than 9th Grade34.09%
Some College0%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Big Stone Gap East Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Big Stone Gap East Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Big Stone Gap East Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households-$51,614
Families$53,472$67,192
Married Families$54,306$-999,999,999
Non Families$17,674$24,912

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Big Stone Gap East Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

47.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.6%

Male Marriage Rate

38.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Big Stone Gap East Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Big Stone Gap East Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Big Stone Gap East Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Big Stone Gap East Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

41

Number of Veterans

41

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam7
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Big Stone Gap East Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 6434
65 to 747
18 to 340
35 to 540
75+0

Big Stone Gap East Veterans by Age

count

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White417.66%

Big Stone Gap East Veterans by Race

Big Stone Gap East Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

82.93%

Veteran Poverty Rate

100%

Veteran Disability Rate

Big Stone Gap East Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

29.2%

Labor Force Participation

27.9%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

Big Stone Gap East Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Big Stone Gap East Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Big Stone Gap East Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

66.46%

Born in Big Stone Gap East

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Big Stone Gap East residents were born in the United States, with 66.46% having been born in Virginia. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Big Stone Gap East Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2024648-4-0.61%
2023652-4-0.61%
2022656-4-0.61%
2021660-49-6.91%
202070900%

Big Stone Gap East Population by Year