Appalachia Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Appalachia, VA

General Appalachia Information

State: Virginia

County: Wise County

Close cities: Andover, VA, Keokee, VA, Big Stone Gap, VA, East Stone Gap, VA, Norton, VA

Appalachia Population (census data)
Total 1,746 (-4.7% since 2000)
Male 810 (46.4%)
Female 936 (53.6%)

Population Density: 757 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 78.8 (US Avg is 100)

Appalachia Elevation: 1,651 feet above sea level

Land Area: 2.31 square miles

Median Household Income: $25,600

Zip Codes: 24216.

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Appalachia Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (93.3%)
  • Black (4.6%)
  • Hispanic (1.2%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
Ancestry Information:
  • United States (18.5%)
  • Irish (12.8%)
  • English (11.6%)
  • German (7.4%)
  • Scotch-Irish (3.8%)
  • Dutch (2.6%)

Local Appalachia Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Washington Nationals, Baltimore Orioles
NBA Basketball: Washington Wizards
NHL Hockey: Washington Capitals

Appalachia School Information

High Schools
Appalachia High (205 Lee Street, Appalachia, VA, 24216 - Wise County Public Schools District)
Elementary Schools
Appalachia Elementary (3965 Kent Junction Road, Appalachia, VA, 24216 - Wise County Public Schools District)

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