Pearisburg, VA Population

Population: 2,729. Estimated population in July 2020: 2,768 (+1.4% change)
Males: 1,282 (47.0%), Females: 1,447 (53.0%)

Giles County

Zip code: 24134

Median resident age: 40.8 years
Median household income: $33,720
Median house value: $75,600

Races in Pearisburg:

  • White Non-Hispanic (95.7%)
  • Black (2.0%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
  • Hispanic (0.7%)

Ancestries: United States (18.7%), English (13.0%), Irish (9.2%), German (6.7%), Scotch-Irish (2.3%), Italian (2.3%).

Elevation: 1804 feet

Land area: 3.1 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Pearisburg

  • High school or higher: 81.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 16.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.9%
  • Unemployed: 6.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Pearisburg town

  • Never married: 19.5%
  • Now married: 53.9%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 10.0%
  • Divorced: 13.7%

0.9% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +58 (+2.2%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Pearisburg:

  • CARILION GILES MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (1 TAYLOR AVENUE PO BOX K)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Pearisburg:

  • CARILION RADFORD COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 19 miles; RADFORD, VA)
  • CARILION ST ALBANS PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITA (about 19 miles; RADFORD, VA)
  • PULASKI COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 20 miles; PULASKI, VA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Pearisburg:

  • RALEIGH COUNTY MEMORIAL (about 41 miles; BECKLEY, WV; Abbreviation: BKW)
  • GREENBRIER VALLEY (about 44 miles; LEWISBURG, WV; Abbreviation: LWB)
  • ROANOKE REGIONAL/WOODRUM FIELD (about 53 miles; ROANOKE, VA; Abbreviation: ROA)
Other public-use airports nearest to Pearisburg:

  • NEW RIVER VALLEY (about 15 miles; DUBLIN, VA; Abbreviation: PSK)
  • VIRGINIA TECH (about 25 miles; BLACKSBURG, VA; Abbreviation: BCB)
  • MERCER COUNTY (about 33 miles; BLUEFIELD, WV; Abbreviation: BLF)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pearisburg:

  • NEW RIVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 16 miles; DUBLIN, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,262)
  • RADFORD UNIVERSITY (about 19 miles; RADFORD, VA; Full-time enrollment: 8,034)
  • CONCORD COLLEGE (about 21 miles; ATHENS, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,723)
  • VIRGINIA POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE AND STATE UNIV (about 29 miles; BLACKSBURG, VA; Full-time enrollment: 25,754)
  • BLUEFIELD STATE COLLEGE (about 34 miles; BLUEFIELD, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,096)
  • NATIONAL BUSINESS COLLEGE (about 46 miles; SALEM, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,382)
  • VIRGINIA WESTERN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 53 miles; ROANOKE, VA; Full-time enrollment: 3,535)

Schools

Public high school in Pearisburg:

  • GILES HIGH (Students: 684; Location: BUSINESS RTE 460; Grades: 08 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Pearisburg:

  • MACY MCCLAUGHERTY COMB. (Students: 535; Location: 1001 HENSON AVE; Grades: KG – 07)
  • GILES COUNTY TECH. CENTER (Location: 1827 WENONAH AVENUE; Grades: 00 – 00)

Libraries

Library in Pearisburg:

  • PEARISBURG PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $236,080; Location: 209 FORT BRANCH ROAD; 36,704 books; 863 audio materials; 1,614 video materials; 101 serial subscriptions)