Iron Gate, VA Population

Population: 404. Estimated population in July 2020: 386 (-4.5% change)
Males: 198 (49.0%), Females: 206 (51.0%)

Zip code: 24448

Median resident age: 46.2 years
Median household income: $26,094
Median house value: $41,800

Races in Iron Gate:

  • White Non-Hispanic (94.6%)
  • Black (5.2%)

Ancestries: United States (25.2%), German (9.2%), English (7.9%), Irish (7.9%), Italian (2.5%).

Land area: 0.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Iron Gate

  • High school or higher: 66.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 3.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 0.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Iron Gate town

  • Never married: 17.1%
  • Now married: 57.1%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 11.1%
  • Divorced: 13.7%

0.0% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -12 (-2.9%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Iron Gate:

  • COLUMBIA ALLEGHENY REGIONAL HOSPITAL (about 6 miles; LOWMOOR, VA)
  • BATH COUNTY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 14 miles; HOT SPRINGS, VA)
  • STONEWALL JACKSON HOSPITAL (about 22 miles; LEXINGTON, VA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Iron Gate:

  • ROANOKE REGIONAL/WOODRUM FIELD (about 36 miles; ROANOKE, VA; Abbreviation: ROA)
  • GREENBRIER VALLEY (about 42 miles; LEWISBURG, WV; Abbreviation: LWB)
  • LYNCHBURG REGIONAL/PRESTON GLENN FLD (about 53 miles; LYNCHBURG, VA; Abbreviation: LYH)
Other public-use airports nearest to Iron Gate:

  • INGALLS FIELD (about 11 miles; HOT SPRINGS, VA; Abbreviation: HSP)
  • NEW LONDON (about 49 miles; FOREST, VA; Abbreviation: W90)
  • SMITH MOUNTAIN LAKE (about 51 miles; MONETA, VA; Abbreviation: W91)
Amtrak station near Iron Gate:

  • 4 miles: CLIFTON FORGE (400 RIDGEWAY ST.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Iron Gate:

  • WASHINGTON AND LEE UNIVERSITY (about 22 miles; LEXINGTON, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,063)
  • VIRGINIA WESTERN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 40 miles; ROANOKE, VA; Full-time enrollment: 3,535)
  • NATIONAL BUSINESS COLLEGE (about 41 miles; SALEM, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,382)
  • LIBERTY UNIVERSITY (about 50 miles; LYNCHBURG, VA; Full-time enrollment: 5,348)
  • VIRGINIA POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE AND STATE UNIV (about 58 miles; BLACKSBURG, VA; Full-time enrollment: 25,754)
  • RADFORD UNIVERSITY (about 70 miles; RADFORD, VA; Full-time enrollment: 8,034)
  • JAMES MADISON UNIVERSITY (about 78 miles; HARRISONBURG, VA; Full-time enrollment: 14,447)