Hillsville, VA Population

By | July 1, 2019

Population: 2,607. Estimated population in July 2020: 2,716 (+4.2% change)
Males: 1,191 (45.7%), Females: 1,416 (54.3%)

Carroll County

Zip code: 24343

Median resident age: 43.3 years
Median household income: $27,148
Median house value: $75,100

Races in Hillsville:

  • White Non-Hispanic (95.5%)
  • Hispanic (3.3%)
  • Other race (1.8%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)

Ancestries: United States (18.7%), English (14.6%), German (10.5%), Irish (8.9%), Scotch-Irish (3.4%), Dutch (2.0%).

Elevation: 2557 feet

Land area: 5.7 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Hillsville

  • High school or higher: 72.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 15.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.8%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hillsville town

  • Never married: 19.0%
  • Now married: 53.0%
  • Separated: 3.7%
  • Widowed: 13.6%
  • Divorced: 10.7%

2.1% Foreign born (1.3% Latin America, 0.5% Asia, 0.3% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: -94 (-3.5%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Hillsville:

  • TWIN COUNTY REGIONAL HOSPITAL (about 16 miles; GALAX, VA)
  • NORTHERN HOSPITAL OF SURRY COUNTY (about 20 miles; MOUNT AIRY, NC)
  • PULASKI COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 21 miles; PULASKI, VA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Hillsville:

  • SMITH REYNOLDS (about 56 miles; WINSTON SALEM, NC; Abbreviation: INT)
  • ROANOKE REGIONAL/WOODRUM FIELD (about 66 miles; ROANOKE, VA; Abbreviation: ROA)
  • PIEDMONT TRIAD INTERNATIONAL (about 73 miles; GREENSBORO, NC; Abbreviation: GSO)
Other public-use airports nearest to Hillsville:

  • TWIN COUNTY (about 6 miles; GALAX HILLSVILLE, VA; Abbreviation: HLX)
  • MOUNT AIRY/SURRY COUNTY (about 25 miles; MOUNT AIRY, NC; Abbreviation: MWK)
  • NEW RIVER VALLEY (about 27 miles; DUBLIN, VA; Abbreviation: PSK)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hillsville:

  • NEW RIVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 25 miles; DUBLIN, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,262)
  • RADFORD UNIVERSITY (about 30 miles; RADFORD, VA; Full-time enrollment: 8,034)
  • VIRGINIA POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE AND STATE UNIV (about 40 miles; BLACKSBURG, VA; Full-time enrollment: 25,754)
  • BLUEFIELD STATE COLLEGE (about 49 miles; BLUEFIELD, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,096)
  • CONCORD COLLEGE (about 51 miles; ATHENS, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,723)
  • WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY (about 54 miles; WINSTON SALEM, NC; Full-time enrollment: 5,944)
  • FORSYTH TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 56 miles; WINSTON SALEM, NC; Full-time enrollment: 3,271)

Schools

Public high school in Hillsville:

  • CARROLL COUNTY HIGH (Students: 819; Location: 100 CAVS LN; Grades: 10 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Hillsville:

  • CARROLL COUNTY INT. (Students: 715; Location: 1036 N MAIN ST; Grades: 08 – 09)
  • HILLSVILLE ELEM. (Students: 326; Location: 205 OAK ST; Grades: KG – 05)
  • GLADESBORO ELEM. (Students: 134; Location: 7845 SNAKE CREEK; Grades: KG – 05)
  • SOUTHWESTERN VA TR CTR EP (Location: RT 1 HIGHWAY 58 WEST; Grades: PK – 12)
  • CARROLL/GALAX/JOY RANCH REG ALTERNATIVE ED (Location: C/O CARROL CO PUBLIC SCHLS; Grades: 06 – 12)