Grundy, VA Population

By | July 1, 2019

Population: 1,105. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,004 (-9.1% change)
Males: 523 (47.3%), Females: 582 (52.7%)

Buchanan County

Zip code: 24614

Median resident age: 37.0 years
Median household income: $37,411
Median house value: $81,100

Races in Grundy:

  • White Non-Hispanic (78.2%)
  • Black (17.9%)
  • Hispanic (2.8%)
  • Other race (1.8%)
  • Two or more races (0.5%)

Ancestries: United States (21.0%), English (9.8%), Irish (5.0%), German (4.3%), Scotch-Irish (3.3%), Arab (1.2%).

Elevation: 1050 feet

Land area: 5.0 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Grundy

  • High school or higher: 79.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 36.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 17.5%
  • Unemployed: 7.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Grundy town

  • Never married: 19.0%
  • Now married: 59.4%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 11.0%
  • Divorced: 8.5%

2.5% Foreign born (1.7% Asia, 0.6% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: -197 (-15.1%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Grundy:

  • BUCHANAN GENERAL HOSPITAL (ROUTE 5 BOX 20)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Grundy:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Grundy:

  • TRI-CITIES RGNL TN/VA (about 60 miles; BRISTOL/JOHNSON/KINGSPORT, TN; Abbreviation: TRI)
  • RALEIGH COUNTY MEMORIAL (about 77 miles; BECKLEY, WV; Abbreviation: BKW)
  • TRI-STATE/MILTON J. FERGUSON FIELD (about 82 miles; HUNTINGTON, WV; Abbreviation: HTS)
Other public-use airports nearest to Grundy:

  • GRUNDY MUNI (about 5 miles; GRUNDY, VA; Abbreviation: GDY)
  • TAZEWELL COUNTY (about 27 miles; RICHLANDS, VA; Abbreviation: 6V3)
  • MINGO COUNTY (about 30 miles; WILLIAMSON, WV; Abbreviation: 4I0)

Colleges and Universities

College/University in Grundy:

  • APPALACHIAN SCHOOL OF LAW (Full-time enrollment: 169; Location: 2 SLATE CREEK RD; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.asl.edu)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Grundy:

  • SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 24 miles; RICHLANDS, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,412)
  • NORTHEAST STATE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 55 miles; BLOUNTVILLE, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,729)
  • BLUEFIELD STATE COLLEGE (about 61 miles; BLUEFIELD, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,096)
  • EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 70 miles; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Full-time enrollment: 9,498)
  • CONCORD COLLEGE (about 77 miles; ATHENS, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,723)
  • APPALACHIAN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 78 miles; BOONE, NC; Full-time enrollment: 12,245)
  • WEST VIRGINIA STATE COLLEGE (about 79 miles; INSTITUTE, WV; Full-time enrollment: 3,688)

Schools

Public high school in Grundy:

  • GRUNDY HIGH (Students: 518; Location: STATE RT 83; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high school in Grundy:

  • MOUNTAIN MISSION SCHOOL (Students: 275; Location: 1 HURLEY ST; Grades: PK – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Grundy:

  • RIVERVIEW ELEM/MIDDLE (Students: 983; Location: ST. RT. 460 WEST; Grades: PK – 08)
  • J. M. BEVINS ELEM. (Students: 148; Location: STATE RT 83; Grades: PK – 05)
  • BUCHANAN CO. TECH & CAREER CTR (Location: STATE RT 83; Grades: 00 – 00)

Libraries

Library in Grundy:

  • BUCHANAN COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $419,303; Location: ROUTE 2 BOX 3; 98,249 books; 10,512 audio materials; 2,085 video materials; 180 serial subscriptions)