Penhook, VA Population

By | July 1, 2019

Population: 726
Males: 363 (50.0%), Females: 363 (50.0%)

Franklin County

Zip code: 24137

Median resident age: 48.6 years
Median household income: $55,278
Median house value: $282,200

Races in Penhook:

  • White Non-Hispanic (80.4%)
  • Black (18.2%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (16.0%), United States (13.5%), English (12.7%), Irish (11.0%), French (2.5%), Swedish (2.5%).

Elevation: 980 feet

Land area: 11.2 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Penhook

  • High school or higher: 73.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 26.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.8%
  • Unemployed: 2.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 38.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Penhook CDP

  • Never married: 11.9%
  • Now married: 66.9%
  • Separated: 4.8%
  • Widowed: 9.7%
  • Divorced: 6.7%

3.2% Foreign born (3.2% Latin America).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Penhook:

  • CARILION FRANKLIN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 18 miles; ROCKY MOUNT, VA)
  • CARILION BEDFORD MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 25 miles; BEDFORD, VA)
  • CARILION MEDICAL CENTER (about 27 miles; ROANOKE, VA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Penhook:

  • ROANOKE REGIONAL/WOODRUM FIELD (about 32 miles; ROANOKE, VA; Abbreviation: ROA)
  • DANVILLE REGIONAL (about 37 miles; DANVILLE, VA; Abbreviation: DAN)
  • LYNCHBURG REGIONAL/PRESTON GLENN FLD (about 37 miles; LYNCHBURG, VA; Abbreviation: LYH)
Other public-use airports nearest to Penhook:

  • SMITH MOUNTAIN LAKE (about 8 miles; MONETA, VA; Abbreviation: W91)
  • NEW LONDON (about 28 miles; FOREST, VA; Abbreviation: W90)
  • ROCKINGHAM COUNTY (about 37 miles; EDEN, NC; Abbreviation: 8N0)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Penhook:

  • VIRGINIA WESTERN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 30 miles; ROANOKE, VA; Full-time enrollment: 3,535)
  • NATIONAL BUSINESS COLLEGE (about 37 miles; SALEM, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,382)
  • LIBERTY UNIVERSITY (about 38 miles; LYNCHBURG, VA; Full-time enrollment: 5,348)
  • VIRGINIA POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE AND STATE UNIV (about 52 miles; BLACKSBURG, VA; Full-time enrollment: 25,754)
  • WASHINGTON AND LEE UNIVERSITY (about 56 miles; LEXINGTON, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,063)
  • ELON COLLEGE (about 60 miles; ELON, NC; Full-time enrollment: 3,993)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT GREENSBORO (about 63 miles; GREENSBORO, NC; Full-time enrollment: 10,868)
Public primary/middle school in Penhook:

  • SNOW CREEK ELEM. (Students: 183; Location: 5393 SNOW CREEK RD; Grades: PK – 05)