Saltville, VA Demographics


Population (year 2000): 2,204. Estimated population in July 2005: 2,267 (+2.9% change)
Males: 1,040 (47.2%), Females: 1,164 (52.8%)

Smyth County

Zip code: 24370

Median resident age: 39.4 years
Median household income: $29,917 (year 2000)
Median house value: $54,600 (year 2000)

Races in Saltville:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.6%)

Ancestries: United States (23.4%), English (9.3%), German (6.2%), Irish (5.9%), French (2.2%), Italian (1.7%).

Elevation: 1718 feet

Land area: 8.1 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Saltville

  • High school or higher: 67.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 7.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 28.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Saltville town

  • Never married: 16.1%
  • Now married: 59.6%
  • Separated: 3.2%
  • Widowed: 12.5%
  • Divorced: 8.7%

0.9% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -87 (-3.8%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Saltville:

  • CLINCH VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER (about 16 miles; RICHLANDS, VA)
  • SMYTH COUNTY COMM HOSP (about 17 miles; MARION, VA)
  • SOUTHWESTERN VA MENTAL HEALTH INST (about 17 miles; MARION, VA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Saltville:

  • TRI-CITIES RGNL TN/VA (about 53 miles; BRISTOL/JOHNSON/KINGSPORT, TN; ID: TRI)
  • RALEIGH COUNTY MEMORIAL (about 77 miles; BECKLEY, WV; ID: BKW)
  • HICKORY REGIONAL (about 83 miles; HICKORY, NC; ID: HKY)
Other public-use airports nearest to Saltville:

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Saltville:

  • SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 16 miles; RICHLANDS, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,412)
  • APPALACHIAN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 45 miles; BOONE, NC; FT enrollment: 12,245)
  • BLUEFIELD STATE COLLEGE (about 47 miles; BLUEFIELD, WV; FT enrollment: 2,096)
  • NORTHEAST STATE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 49 miles; BLOUNTVILLE, TN; FT enrollment: 2,729)
  • EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 58 miles; JOHNSON CITY, TN; FT enrollment: 9,498)
  • CONCORD COLLEGE (about 66 miles; ATHENS, WV; FT enrollment: 2,723)
  • NEW RIVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 77 miles; DUBLIN, VA; FT enrollment: 2,262)

Schools

Public high school in Saltville:

  • NORTHWOOD HIGH (Students: 301; Location: 305 PANTHER LN; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Saltville:

  • NORTHWOOD MIDDLE (Students: 275; Location: 156 LONG HOLLOW RD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • SALTVILLE ELEM. (Students: 270; Location: 1013 E MAIN ST; Grades: PK – 05)
  • RICH VALLEY ELEM (Students: 198; Location: 196 LONG HOLLOW RD; Grades: PK – 05)