Gate City is a city located in Scott County Virginia. It is also the county seat of Scott County. With a 2020 population of 1,847, it is the 99th largest city in Virginia and the 7920th largest city in the United States . Gate City is currently declining at a rate of -0.59% annually and its population has decreased by -9.19% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,034 in 2010. Gate City reached it's highest population of 2,047 in 2010. Spanning over 4 miles, Gate City has a population density of 464 people per square mile.
The average household income in Gate City is $52,790 with a poverty rate of 21.43%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $488 per month, and the median house value is $96,400. The median age in Gate City is 42.8 years, 43.7 years for males, and 40.9 years for females.