Glade Spring, VA Population

Population: 1,374. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,537 (+11.9% change)
Males: 634 (46.1%), Females: 740 (53.9%)

Washington County

Zip code: 24340

Median resident age: 41.0 years
Median household income: $31,552
Median house value: $67,800

Races in Glade Spring:

  • White Non-Hispanic (92.3%)
  • Black (7.1%)

Ancestries: United States (26.4%), Irish (9.7%), English (8.5%), German (6.6%), Scotch-Irish (2.9%), Scottish (1.7%).

Elevation: 2084 feet

Land area: 1.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Glade Spring

  • High school or higher: 68.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 9.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Glade Spring town

  • Never married: 20.3%
  • Now married: 61.8%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 9.8%
  • Divorced: 6.4%

0.5% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -63 (-4.4%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Glade Spring:

  • JOHNSTON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 17 miles; ABINGDON, VA)
  • SMYTH COUNTY COMM HOSP (about 17 miles; MARION, VA)
  • SOUTHWESTERN VA MENTAL HEALTH INST (about 17 miles; MARION, VA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Glade Spring:

  • TRI-CITIES RGNL TN/VA (about 49 miles; BRISTOL/JOHNSON/KINGSPORT, TN; Abbreviation: TRI)
  • HICKORY REGIONAL (about 78 miles; HICKORY, NC; Abbreviation: HKY)
  • RALEIGH COUNTY MEMORIAL (about 82 miles; BECKLEY, WV; Abbreviation: BKW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Glade Spring:

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Glade Spring:

  • SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 22 miles; RICHLANDS, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,412)
  • APPALACHIAN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 40 miles; BOONE, NC; Full-time enrollment: 12,245)
  • NORTHEAST STATE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 46 miles; BLOUNTVILLE, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,729)
  • BLUEFIELD STATE COLLEGE (about 52 miles; BLUEFIELD, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,096)
  • EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 54 miles; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Full-time enrollment: 9,498)
  • CONCORD COLLEGE (about 70 miles; ATHENS, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,723)
  • NEW RIVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 80 miles; DUBLIN, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,262)

Schools

Public high school in Glade Spring:

  • PATRICK HENRY HIGH (Students: 459; Location: 31437 HILLMAN HWY; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle school in Glade Spring:

  • GLADE SPRING MIDDLE (Students: 333; Location: 33474 STAGE COACH RD; Grades: 06 – 08)