Big Stone Gap, Virginia

Current Temperature ° Population 5,567

Homefacts City Report

Big Stone Gap is located in Wise County, VA. The population is 5,567, making Big Stone Gap the largest city in Wise County.

There are 3 public schools in Big Stone Gap with an average Homefacts rating of B+. The total crime rate for Big Stone Gap is very low, and there are 27 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Big Stone Gap is very high and the median home sales price is $320,000.

Cities near Big Stone Gap include Appalachia, Keokee and Norton.

Schools

School Rating is Excellent
  • No High School Diploma: NR
  • High School Graduate or Higher: NR
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: NR

Crime Rate

35.54% Lower than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 108
  • Violent Crimes: 305
  • Robbery: 0
  • Burglary: 377
  • Property Crime: 3
  • Larceny Theft: 3

Registered Offenders

27 Found
  • 48.50 offenders/10,000 residents
  • 71.01% HIGHER than the national average

Real Estate

Median List Price $270,000
  • Median Sales Price: $320,000
  • Foreclosures: 0
  • Homes For Sale: 46
  • Homes For Rent: 0

Environmental Hazards

76 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 0
  • Superfunds: 6
  • Tanks & Spills: 70

Unemployment

Very High 7.7%
  • Virginia unemployment average: 5.2%
  • National unemployment average: 5.9%