Nickelsville, VA Demographics


Population (year 2000): 448. Estimated population in July 2005: 435 (-2.9% change)
Males: 196 (43.8%), Females: 252 (56.3%)

Scott County

Zip code: 24271

Median resident age: 42.9 years
Median household income: $20,250 (year 2000)
Median house value: $73,000 (year 2000)

Races in Nickelsville:

  • White Non-Hispanic (99.1%)
  • Hispanic (0.7%)

Ancestries: United States (40.0%), Irish (6.9%), German (4.7%), English (3.6%), French (3.3%), Scotch-Irish (1.8%).

Elevation: 1940 feet

Land area: 0.5 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Nickelsville

  • High school or higher: 60.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 8.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.4%
  • Unemployed: 7.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 39.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Nickelsville town

  • Never married: 20.5%
  • Now married: 51.9%
  • Separated: 3.2%
  • Widowed: 15.2%
  • Divorced: 9.1%

0.9% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +37 (+9.0%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Nickelsville:

  • HEALTHSOUTH REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (about 17 miles; KINGSPORT, TN)
  • INDIAN PATH MEDICAL CENTER (about 17 miles; KINGSPORT, TN)
  • HOLSTON VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER (about 18 miles; KINGSPORT, TN)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Nickelsville:

  • TRI-CITIES RGNL TN/VA (about 20 miles; BRISTOL/JOHNSON/KINGSPORT, TN; ID: TRI)
  • ASHEVILLE REGIONAL (about 91 miles; ASHEVILLE, NC; ID: AVL)
  • HICKORY REGIONAL (about 101 miles; HICKORY, NC; ID: HKY)
Other public-use airports nearest to Nickelsville:

  • LONESOME PINE (about 18 miles; WISE, VA; ID: LNP)
  • VIRGINIA HIGHLANDS (about 27 miles; ABINGDON, VA; ID: VJI)
  • JOHNSON CITY (about 29 miles; JOHNSON CITY, TN; ID: 0A4)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Nickelsville:

  • NORTHEAST STATE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 16 miles; BLOUNTVILLE, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,729)
  • EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 32 miles; JOHNSON CITY, TN; FT enrollment: 9,498)
  • SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 49 miles; RICHLANDS, VA; FT enrollment: 2,412)
  • APPALACHIAN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 61 miles; BOONE, NC; FT enrollment: 12,245)
  • WALTERS STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 71 miles; MORRISTOWN, TN; FT enrollment: 3,893)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT ASHEVILLE (about 78 miles; ASHEVILLE, NC; FT enrollment: 2,759)
  • ASHEVILLE BUNCOMBE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 81 miles; ASHEVILLE, NC; FT enrollment: 2,728)

Schools

Public high school in Nickelsville:

  • TWIN SPRINGS HIGH (Students: 314; Grades: 08 – 12)
Public primary/middle school in Nickelsville:

  • NICKELSVILLE ELEM. (Students: 275; Location: HIGHWAY 71; Grades: KG – 07)