Wheelwright, KY Demographics


Population: 1,042. Estimated population in July 2019: 1,032 (-1.0% change)
Males: 775 (74.4%), Females: 267 (25.6%)

Floyd County

Zip code: 41669

Median resident age: 29.2 years
Median household income: $14,808
Median house value: $31,300

Races in Wheelwright:

  • White Non-Hispanic (63.0%)
  • Black (34.7%)
  • Hispanic (1.7%)
  • Other race (1.2%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)

Ancestries: United States (28.6%), English (5.3%), Irish (4.7%), Subsaharan African (3.7%), German (3.3%), Scotch-Irish (2.0%).

Elevation: 1102 feet

Land area: 1.7 square miles

Map of Wheelwright, KY

Population

For population 25 years and over in Wheelwright

  • High school or higher: 60.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 3.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.3%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 34.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wheelwright city

  • Never married: 39.2%
  • Now married: 38.1%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 4.6%
  • Divorced: 16.0%

2.6% Foreign born (2.6% Latin America).

Population change: +322 (+44.7%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Wheelwright:

  • MCDOWELL ARH HOSPITAL (about 9 miles; MC DOWELL, KY)
  • JENKINS COMMUNITY HOSP (about 12 miles; JENKINS, KY)
  • WHITESBURG ARH HOSPITAL (about 16 miles; WHITESBURG, KY)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Wheelwright:

  • TRI-CITIES RGNL TN/VA (about 64 miles; BRISTOL/JOHNSON/KINGSPORT, TN; ID: TRI)
  • TRI-STATE/MILTON J. FERGUSON FIELD (about 73 miles; HUNTINGTON, WV; ID: HTS)
  • YEAGER (about 106 miles; CHARLESTON, WV; ID: CRW)

Other public-use airports nearest to Wheelwright:

  • PIKE COUNTY-HATCHER FIELD (about 20 miles; PIKEVILLE, KY; ID: PBX)
  • LONESOME PINE (about 28 miles; WISE, VA; ID: LNP)
  • PAINTSVILLE-PRESTONSBURG-COMBS FIELD (about 28 miles; PAINTSVILLE, KY; ID: 3I6)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wheelwright:

  • NORTHEAST STATE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 60 miles; BLOUNTVILLE, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,729)
  • SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 66 miles; RICHLANDS, VA; FT enrollment: 2,412)
  • EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 75 miles; JOHNSON CITY, TN; FT enrollment: 9,498)
  • MOREHEAD STATE UNIVERSITY (about 77 miles; MOREHEAD, KY; FT enrollment: 6,866)
  • MARSHALL UNIVERSITY (about 78 miles; HUNTINGTON, WV; FT enrollment: 12,361)
  • WALTERS STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 88 miles; MORRISTOWN, TN; FT enrollment: 3,893)
  • CARSON-NEWMAN COLLEGE (about 100 miles; JEFFERSON CITY, TN; FT enrollment: 2,073)