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Business Distribution by Industry
 Industry: 20.7%
 Religion: 13.9%
 Shopping: 11.5%
 Professional Services: 9.6%
 Medical: 8.7%
 Community & Government: 6.7%
 Home Services: 6.7%
 Automotive: 5.3%
 Other: 16.8%
Area of Appalachia, Virginia2.317 sq mi
Population1,742
Male Population839 (48.2%)
Female Population903 (51.8%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015 +100.2%
Population change from 2000 to 2015 -4%
Median Age35.9
Male Median Age34.8
Female Median Age37
Area Codes276
Local TimeMonday 3:24 PM
TimezoneEastern Standard Time
Lat & Lng36.90676° / -82.78183°
Zip Codes2421524216

Appalachia, Virginia - Map

Appalachia, Virginia Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population8701,3721,8141,742
Population Density375.5 / mi²592.2 / mi²783.0 / mi²752.0 / mi²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Appalachia, Virginia Population change from 2000 to 2015

Decrease of 4% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Appalachia, Virginia+100.2%+27%-4%
Virginia+63%+36.8%+19.2%
United States+46.9%+27.2%+13.7%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Appalachia, Virginia Median Age

Median Age: 35.9 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Female)Median Age (Male)
Appalachia, Virginia35.9 years37 years34.8 years
Virginia37.6 years38.8 years36.3 years
United States37.4 years38.7 years36.1 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Appalachia, Virginia Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 57858136
5-95559114
10-146056117
15-197772150
20-245265117
25-294861109
30-345260113
35-395852111
40-445460114
45-49494999
50-546163125
55-594361105
60-64404889
65-69303565
70-74323567
75-79252753
80-84161733
85 Plus82433
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Appalachia, Virginia Population Density

Population Density: 752.0 / mi²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Appalachia, Virginia1,7422.317 sq mi752.0 / mi²
Virginia8.5 million42,775.2 sq mi198.4 / mi²
United States321.6 million3,796,761.2 sq mi84.7 / mi²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Appalachia, Virginia Historical Population

Estimated Population from 1720 to 2015
Sources:
1. JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid
2. CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)
3. [Link] Klein Goldewijk, K., Beusen, A., Doelman, J., and Stehfest, E.: Anthropogenic land use estimates for the Holocene – HYDE 3.2, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 9, 927–953, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-9-927-2017, 2017.

Human Development Index (HDI)

Statistic composite index of life expectancy, education, and per capita income.
Sources: [Link] Kummu, M., Taka, M. & Guillaume, J. Gridded global datasets for Gross Domestic Product and Human Development Index over 1990–2015. Sci Data 5, 180004 (2018) doi:10.1038/sdata.2018.4

Appalachia, Virginia CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Appalachia, Virginia28,781 t16.5 t12,424 t/mi²
Virginia152,481,034 t18 t3,564 t/mi²
United States5,664,619,809 t17.6 t1,491 t/mi²
Sources: [Link] Moran, D., Kanemoto K; Jiborn, M., Wood, R., Többen, J., and Seto, K.C. (2018) Carbon footprints of 13,000 cities. Environmental Research Letters DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/aac72a

Appalachia, Virginia CO2 Emissions

2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year)28,781 t
2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year) per capita16.5 t
2013 CO2 emissions intensity (tonnes/mi²/year)

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
CycloneMedium (5)
FloodHigh (10)
EarthquakeLow (2)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.
Sources:
1. Dilley, M., R.S. Chen, U. Deichmann, A.L. Lerner-Lam, M. Arnold, J. Agwe, P. Buys, O. Kjekstad, B. Lyon, and G. Yetman. 2005. Natural Disaster Hotspots: A Global Risk Analysis. Washington, D.C.: World Bank. https://doi.org/10.1596/0-8213-5930-4.
2. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University. 2005. Global Flood Hazard Frequency and Distribution. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4668B3D.
3. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University, International Bank for Reconstruction and Development - The World Bank, and United Nations Environment Programme Global Resource Information Database Geneva - UNEP/GRID-Geneva. 2005. Global Cyclone Hazard Frequency and Distribution. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4CZ353K.
4. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University. 2005. Global Earthquake Hazard Distribution - Peak Ground Acceleration. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4BZ63ZS.

Recent Nearby Earthquakes

Magnitude 3.0 and greater
DateTimeMagnitudeDistanceDepthLocationLink
4/29/183:32 PM3.186.8 km21,170 m10km WSW of Bean Station, Tennesseeusgs.gov
7/18/162:53 AM3.790.1 kmNone11km NNW of Richlands, Virginiausgs.gov
11/10/129:08 AM4.235.3 km17,030 m17km SE of Hazard, Kentuckyusgs.gov
12/3/113:12 AM3.179.6 km1,000 mWest Virginiausgs.gov
11/23/062:42 AM4.377 kmNoneWest Virginiausgs.gov
11/2/069:53 AM4.383.3 km1,000 mWest Virginiausgs.gov
10/28/972:36 AM3.473.1 km1,000 mWest Virginiausgs.gov
7/30/975:29 AM3.883.4 km5,000 meastern Tennesseeusgs.gov
6/29/9612:30 PM4.180.3 km1,000 mWest Virginiausgs.gov
4/19/961:50 AM3.922.6 kmNoneeastern Kentuckyusgs.gov

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Appalachia, Virginia

Appalachia is a town in Wise County, Virginia, United States. The population was 1,839 at the 2000 census.   ︎  Appalachia, Virginia Wikipedia Page

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