Coeburn, VA Population

Population: 1,996. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,982 (-0.7% change)
Males: 964 (48.3%), Females: 1,032 (51.7%)

Wise County

Zip code: 24230

Median resident age: 38.6 years
Median household income: $25,025
Median house value: $56,000

Races in Coeburn:

  • White Non-Hispanic (94.7%)
  • Black (2.8%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)
  • Hispanic (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (27.2%), Irish (9.3%), English (6.8%), German (4.4%), Scotch-Irish (2.2%), Dutch (1.7%).

Elevation: 1992 feet

Land area: 2.0 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Coeburn

  • High school or higher: 54.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 7.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.4%
  • Unemployed: 10.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Coeburn town

  • Never married: 24.3%
  • Now married: 52.9%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 10.0%
  • Divorced: 10.7%

1.7% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -191 (-8.7%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Coeburn:

  • NORTON COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 12 miles; NORTON, VA)
  • ST MARYS HOSPITAL (about 12 miles; NORTON, VA)
  • DICKENSON COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER (about 15 miles; CLINTWOOD, VA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Coeburn:

  • TRI-CITIES RGNL TN/VA (about 34 miles; BRISTOL/JOHNSON/KINGSPORT, TN; Abbreviation: TRI)
  • TRI-STATE/MILTON J. FERGUSON FIELD (about 98 miles; HUNTINGTON, WV; Abbreviation: HTS)
  • ASHEVILLE REGIONAL (about 104 miles; ASHEVILLE, NC; Abbreviation: AVL)
Other public-use airports nearest to Coeburn:

  • LONESOME PINE (about 5 miles; WISE, VA; Abbreviation: LNP)
  • GRUNDY MUNI (about 31 miles; GRUNDY, VA; Abbreviation: GDY)
  • VIRGINIA HIGHLANDS (about 35 miles; ABINGDON, VA; Abbreviation: VJI)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Coeburn:

  • NORTHEAST STATE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 29 miles; BLOUNTVILLE, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,729)
  • EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 45 miles; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Full-time enrollment: 9,498)
  • SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 47 miles; RICHLANDS, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,412)
  • APPALACHIAN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 72 miles; BOONE, NC; Full-time enrollment: 12,245)
  • WALTERS STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 77 miles; MORRISTOWN, TN; Full-time enrollment: 3,893)
  • BLUEFIELD STATE COLLEGE (about 90 miles; BLUEFIELD, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,096)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT ASHEVILLE (about 91 miles; ASHEVILLE, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,759)

Schools

Public high school in Coeburn:

  • COEBURN HIGH (Students: 408; Location: 314 SCHOOL HOUSE HILL DR; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Coeburn:

  • COEBURN PRIMARY (Students: 551; Location: 332 SCHOOL HOUSE HILL DR; Grades: PK – 04)
  • COEBURN MIDDLE (Students: 392; Location: 518 CENTRE AVE NE; Grades: 05 – 08)