Big Stone Gap, Virginia

Current Temperature ° Population 5,567

Homefacts City Report

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

71.02% Higher than national avg.
  • 27 offenders in Big Stone Gap
  • 48.50 offenders/10,000 residents

Real Estate

Median List Price $119,000
  • Median Sales Price: $0
  • Foreclosures: 0
  • Homes For Sale: 47
  • Homes For Rent: 0

Environmental Hazards

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

Unemployment

Very High 7.3%
  • Virginia unemployment average: 4.8%
  • National unemployment average: 5.8%

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3 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
There are 3 K-12 public schools in Big Stone Gap, VA and 2 private schools. Homefacts rates Big Stone Gap's schools as Excellent, with an overall B+ rating.
2 Private Schools

Kings Christian Academy

Kings Christian Academy

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1 Colleges & Universities view all colleges & universities

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Crime view details

27 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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Real Estate Overview

Average Listing Price
$119,000 compared to October 2013
Median Sales Price
No Data

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    7.2%
  • Rented
    46.6%
  • Owned
    46.3%

47 Homes For Sale View All

$129,000
Tbd Skeens Ridge
Big Stone Gap, VA 24219
NR Beds | NR Baths
$82,900
2949 Sunrise Village Road
Big Stone Gap, VA 24219
3 Beds | 2 Baths
$242,000
1711 Sheraton Lane
Big Stone Gap, VA 24219
3 Beds | 2 Baths
$167,500
4427 Powell Valley Rd
Big Stone Gap, VA 24219
3 Beds | 2 Baths

0 Foreclosures View All

median foreclosure price
No Data

Foreclosure Status Distribution

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

2 Building Permits View All

  • In 2012, the city of Big Stone Gap, VA issued 2 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2011, the city of Big Stone Gap, VA issued 3 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $498
  • 1 Bedroom: $520
  • 2 Bedrooms: $617
  • 3 Bedrooms: $768
  • 4 Bedrooms: $976

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Environmental Hazards

76 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality MODERATE (540/631)
    Big Stone Gap, VA has 85.58% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
    Big Stone Gap, VA is a yellow zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4.78 Average
    Big Stone Gap, VA is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Weather

Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 35.65°
  • February 39.27°
  • March 47.73°
  • April 57.15°
  • May 65.41°
  • June 73.33°
  • July 75.34°
  • August 75.38°
  • September 69.05°
  • October 56.5°
  • November 46.02°
  • December 37.87°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Big Stone Gap, VA

Earthquakes
Big Stone Gap, VA has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
Big Stone Gap, VA has a very low risk of hurricanes.
Hail
Big Stone Gap, VA has a very low risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
Big Stone Gap, VA has a very low risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Big Stone Gap, VA: $27,060

Median Cost Of Living

Cost of Living index National Average is 100. Values under are lower cost and values over are higher cost.

Unemployment

Unemployment in Big Stone Gap is 7.3%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 4.8% and 5.8% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 42.66%
White Collar - 57.34%

Politics

State Representatives

  • Gov. Robert McDonnell
  • Sen. Mark R Warner
  • Sen. Tim Kaine

City Representatives

  • H Morgan Griffith

Neighborhood Info

0 Airports view all

Nearest Major Airports

5 FCC Towers view all

1 Hospital view all

1 Library view all

1 Police Station view all

1 Retirement Home view all