Wytheville, VA Population

By | July 2, 2019

Population: 7,804. Estimated population in July 2020: 8,038 (+3.0% change)
Males: 3,423 (43.9%), Females: 4,381 (56.1%)

Wythe County

Zip code: 24382

Median resident age: 43.8 years
Median household income: $28,043
Median house value: $85,100

Races in Wytheville:

  • White Non-Hispanic (90.3%)
  • Black (7.2%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
  • Hispanic (0.8%)

Ancestries: United States (18.4%), German (14.8%), English (8.8%), Irish (5.9%), Scottish (2.4%), Scotch-Irish (2.4%).

Elevation: 2284 feet

Land area: 14.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Wytheville

  • High school or higher: 71.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 19.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 15.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wytheville town

  • Never married: 18.5%
  • Now married: 56.7%
  • Separated: 3.9%
  • Widowed: 9.4%
  • Divorced: 11.5%

1.0% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -317 (-3.9%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Wytheville:

  • WYTHE COUNTY COMM HOSP (600 W RIDGE RD)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Wytheville:

  • PULASKI COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 23 miles; PULASKI, VA)
  • TWIN COUNTY REGIONAL HOSPITAL (about 24 miles; GALAX, VA)
  • BLUEFIELD REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 25 miles; BLUEFIELD, WV)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Wytheville:

  • RALEIGH COUNTY MEMORIAL (about 58 miles; BECKLEY, WV; Abbreviation: BKW)
  • GREENBRIER VALLEY (about 79 miles; LEWISBURG, WV; Abbreviation: LWB)
  • ROANOKE REGIONAL/WOODRUM FIELD (about 82 miles; ROANOKE, VA; Abbreviation: ROA)
Other public-use airports nearest to Wytheville:

  • MOUNTAIN EMPIRE (about 18 miles; MARION/WYTHEVILLE, VA; Abbreviation: MKJ)
  • TWIN COUNTY (about 24 miles; GALAX HILLSVILLE, VA; Abbreviation: HLX)
  • MERCER COUNTY (about 25 miles; BLUEFIELD, WV; Abbreviation: BLF)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Wytheville:

  • WYTHEVILLE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 1,344; Location: 1000 E MAIN ST; Public; Website: www.wc.cc.va.us)
  • ALLIANCE TRACTOR TRAILER TRAINING CENTER (Location: 100 NYE RD; Private, for-profit)
  • SUMMIT SCHOOL OF COSMETOLOGY (Location: 140 S FIRST ST; Private, for-profit)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wytheville:

  • BLUEFIELD STATE COLLEGE (about 25 miles; BLUEFIELD, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,096)
  • NEW RIVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 31 miles; DUBLIN, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,262)
  • CONCORD COLLEGE (about 35 miles; ATHENS, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,723)
  • RADFORD UNIVERSITY (about 40 miles; RADFORD, VA; Full-time enrollment: 8,034)
  • SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 51 miles; RICHLANDS, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,412)
  • VIRGINIA POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE AND STATE UNIV (about 54 miles; BLACKSBURG, VA; Full-time enrollment: 25,754)
  • APPALACHIAN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 67 miles; BOONE, NC; Full-time enrollment: 12,245)

Schools

Public high school in Wytheville:

  • GEORGE WYTHE HIGH (Students: 467; Location: 1 MAROON WAY; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high school in Wytheville:

  • GRANITE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 52; Location: 1705 PEPPER FAIRY RD; Grades: KG – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Wytheville:

  • SPILLER PRIMARY (Students: 722; Location: 330 TAZEWELL ST; Grades: KG – 05)
  • SCOTT MEMORIAL MIDDLE (Students: 370; Location: 950 S. SEVENTH ST.; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • SHEFFEY ELEM. (Students: 234; Location: 621 MOUNTIAN VIEW RD; Grades: KG – 05)
  • REGIONAL ALTERNATIVE/WYTHE CO (Location: C/O WYTHE CO PUBLIC SCHLS; Grades: 06 – 12)
  • WYTHE COUNTY TECH CENTER (Location: 1505 W SPILLER ST; Grades: 00 – 00)
Private primary/middle school in Wytheville:

  • ECHO VALLEY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 11; Location: 265 ECHO VALLEY ROAD; Grades: KG – 8)