Wise County, VA has a population of 40,074 people with a median age of 40 and a median household income of $36,352. Between 2015 and 2016 the population of Wise County, VA declined from 40,530 to 40,074, a 1.13% decrease and its median household income declined from $37,407 to $36,352, a 2.82% decrease.
The population of Wise County, VA is 91.9% White, 5.14% Black, and 1.23% Hispanic. 2.4% of the people in Wise County, VA speak a non-English language, and 99% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Wise County, VA are Mountain Empire Community College, with 636 graduates, The University of Virginia's College at Wise, with 294 graduates, and N/A, with N/A graduates.
The median property value in Wise County, VA is $86,000, and the homeownership rate is 68.6%. Most people in Wise County, VA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 22 minutes. The average car ownership in Wise County, VA is 2 cars per household.
Wise County, VA is the 43rd most populated county in Virginia and borders Harlan County, KY; Letcher County, KY; Pike County, KY; Dickenson County, VA; Lee County, VA; Russell County, VA; Scott County, VA; Norton city, VA& 3 more.