Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Gate City is 2,030. Gate City, Virginia is the 7,560th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Gate City was in 1990, when its population was 2,222. In 1990, Gate City was the 6,524th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 7,560th largest city in the US. Gate City is currently 8.6% smaller than it was in 1990.
Gate City has shrunk 7.2% since the year 2000. Gate City, Virginia's growth is below average. 74% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
The total voting age population of Gate City, Virginia, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 1,412. The voting age population is 47.0% male and 53.0% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 23.5% of the residents of Gate City are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Gate City are 97.8% White, 1.2% Black, 0.5% Two or more races and 0.4% Asian. Additionally, 0.5% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Gate City, 21.4% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 31.3%. On a per-household basis, 15.4% of families are below the poverty line in Gate City.
Among those aged 16 and older, 48.0% of Gate City residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 82.3% of Gate City residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 20.3% have a bachelor's degree and 7.2% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Gate City residents aged 5 and older, 1.2% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.4% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.8% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Gate City is 7.7%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Gate City, 20.8% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Gate City is $34,228.
In Gate City, 64.3% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 35.7% of housing units in Gate City.
Of all the housing units in Gate City, 12.2% of them were build before 1940.
In Gate City, 7.3% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Gate City is $488.
In Gate City, 64.8% of households have an active broadband internet connection.
|Year||Population||Rank in US|
|7550||Mason City, Illinois||2,035||-20.4%|
|7551||Badin, North Carolina||2,034||64.1%|
|7552||Sussex, New Jersey||2,034||-5.2%|
|7553||New Eagle, Pennsylvania||2,033||-9.9%|
|7559||Chevy Chase Village, Maryland||2,030||-0.9%|
|7560||Gate City, Virginia||2,030||-7.2%|
|7565||Fort Plain, New York||2,028||-11.2%|
|7566||Scottsville, New York||2,028||-4.5%|
|7570||Mount Sterling, Illinois||2,026||-2.5%|
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