Wise Information

Wise Information

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

General Wise Information

State: Virginia

County: Wise County

Close cities: East Stone Gap, VA, Dungannon, VA, Norton, VA, Appalachia, VA, Pound, VA, Coeburn, VA

Wise Population (census data)
Total 3,237 (-0.4% since 2000)
Male 1,629 (50.3%)
Female 1,608 (49.7%)

Population Density: 1,054 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 82.7 (US Avg is 100)

Wise Elevation: 2,454 feet above sea level

Land Area: 3.07 square miles

Median Household Income: $35,743

Zip Codes: 24293.

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Wise Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (94.6%)
  • Black (1.9%)
  • Hispanic (1.4%)
  • Other race (0.8%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)
Ancestry Information:
  • United States (35.5%)
  • English (9.1%)
  • German (7.5%)
  • Irish (6.8%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2.7%)
  • Scottish (2.4%)

Local Wise Sports Teams

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

Wise School Information

High Schools
J. J. Kelly High (716 Birchfield Road, Wise, VA, 24293 - Wise County Public Schools District)
Middle Schools
L. F. Addington Middle (324 School Street, Wise, VA, 24293 - Wise County Public Schools District)
Other/Private Schools
Wise Primary (323 Railroad Avenue SE, Wise, VA, 24293 - Wise County Public Schools District)

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