Rich Creek, VA Population

Population: 665. Estimated population in July 2020: 680 (+2.3% change)
Males: 310 (46.6%), Females: 355 (53.4%)

Giles County

Zip code: 24147

Median resident age: 47.5 years
Median household income: $34,519
Median house value: $63,300

Races in Rich Creek:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.6%)
  • Black (1.4%)
  • Hispanic (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (16.7%), German (10.4%), English (9.3%), Irish (7.2%), Scotch-Irish (5.7%), French (2.9%).

Elevation: 1540 feet

Land area: 0.9 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Rich Creek

  • High school or higher: 73.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 9.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.5%
  • Unemployed: 8.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 33.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rich Creek town

  • Never married: 13.9%
  • Now married: 61.6%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 11.8%
  • Divorced: 10.1%

1.4% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -67 (-9.2%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Rich Creek:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Rich Creek:

  • RALEIGH COUNTY MEMORIAL (about 35 miles; BECKLEY, WV; Abbreviation: BKW)
  • GREENBRIER VALLEY (about 45 miles; LEWISBURG, WV; Abbreviation: LWB)
  • ROANOKE REGIONAL/WOODRUM FIELD (about 60 miles; ROANOKE, VA; Abbreviation: ROA)
Other public-use airports nearest to Rich Creek:

  • NEW RIVER VALLEY (about 21 miles; DUBLIN, VA; Abbreviation: PSK)
  • MERCER COUNTY (about 28 miles; BLUEFIELD, WV; Abbreviation: BLF)
  • VIRGINIA TECH (about 32 miles; BLACKSBURG, VA; Abbreviation: BCB)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rich Creek:

  • CONCORD COLLEGE (about 14 miles; ATHENS, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,723)
  • NEW RIVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 22 miles; DUBLIN, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,262)
  • RADFORD UNIVERSITY (about 26 miles; RADFORD, VA; Full-time enrollment: 8,034)
  • BLUEFIELD STATE COLLEGE (about 29 miles; BLUEFIELD, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,096)
  • VIRGINIA POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE AND STATE UNIV (about 36 miles; BLACKSBURG, VA; Full-time enrollment: 25,754)
  • NATIONAL BUSINESS COLLEGE (about 52 miles; SALEM, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,382)
  • VIRGINIA WESTERN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 59 miles; ROANOKE, VA; Full-time enrollment: 3,535)