Vansant, VA Demographics


Population (year 2000): 989
Males: 466 (47.1%), Females: 523 (52.9%)

Buchanan County

Zip code: 24656

Median resident age: 43.2 years
Median household income: $26,250 (year 2000)
Median house value: $66,500 (year 2000)

Races in Vansant:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.6%)
  • Asian Indian (0.5%)
  • Two or more races (0.5%)

Ancestries: United States (26.7%), English (13.1%), Irish (5.5%), German (4.8%), Scotch-Irish (4.2%), Dutch (1.2%).

Elevation: 1150 feet

Land area: 7.9 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Vansant

  • High school or higher: 66.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 13.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 28.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Vansant CDP

  • Never married: 21.4%
  • Now married: 60.2%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 8.0%
  • Divorced: 9.0%

0.0% Foreign born

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Vansant:

  • BUCHANAN GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 6 miles; GRUNDY, VA)
  • CLINCH VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER (about 23 miles; RICHLANDS, VA)
  • RUSSELL CNTY MED CNTR (about 25 miles; LEBANON, VA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Vansant:

  • TRI-CITIES RGNL TN/VA (about 57 miles; BRISTOL/JOHNSON/KINGSPORT, TN; ID: TRI)
  • RALEIGH COUNTY MEMORIAL (about 78 miles; BECKLEY, WV; ID: BKW)
  • TRI-STATE/MILTON J. FERGUSON FIELD (about 85 miles; HUNTINGTON, WV; ID: HTS)
Other public-use airports nearest to Vansant:

  • GRUNDY MUNI (about 2 miles; GRUNDY, VA; ID: GDY)
  • TAZEWELL COUNTY (about 25 miles; RICHLANDS, VA; ID: 6V3)
  • MINGO COUNTY (about 34 miles; WILLIAMSON, WV; ID: 4I0)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Vansant:

  • SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 23 miles; RICHLANDS, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,412)
  • NORTHEAST STATE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 52 miles; BLOUNTVILLE, TN; FT enrollment: 2,729)
  • BLUEFIELD STATE COLLEGE (about 62 miles; BLUEFIELD, WV; FT enrollment: 2,096)
  • EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 67 miles; JOHNSON CITY, TN; FT enrollment: 9,498)
  • APPALACHIAN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 75 miles; BOONE, NC; FT enrollment: 12,245)
  • CONCORD COLLEGE (about 78 miles; ATHENS, WV; FT enrollment: 2,723)
  • WEST VIRGINIA STATE COLLEGE (about 82 miles; INSTITUTE, WV; FT enrollment: 3,688)