|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Pennington Gap is 1,602. Pennington Gap, Virginia is the 8,440th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Pennington Gap was in 1990, when its population was 1,946. In 1990, Pennington Gap was the 7,034th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 8,440th largest city in the US. Pennington Gap is currently 17.7% smaller than it was in 1990.
Pennington Gap has shrunk 12.0% since the year 2000. Pennington Gap, Virginia's growth is below average. 77% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|8434||Harvey, North Dakota||1,606||-18.8%|
|8435||Nissequogue, New York||1,606||4.0%|
|8436||Santa Clara, New Mexico||1,606||-17.1%|
|8439||Chatham, New York||1,602||-8.6%|
|8440||Pennington Gap, Virginia||1,602||-12.0%|
|8441||De Pue, Illinois||1,601||-12.8%|
|8444||Oak Grove, Louisiana||1,600||-26.1%|
|8446||Tonka Bay, Minnesota||1,599||3.2%|
The total voting age population of Pennington Gap, Virginia, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 1,768. The voting age population is 43.6% male and 56.4% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 23.9% of the residents of Pennington Gap are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Pennington Gap are 89.1% White, 7.6% Black, 3.1% Two or more races and 0.2% American Indian. Additionally, 0.3% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Pennington Gap, 40.0% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 56.9%. On a per-household basis, 30.8% of families are below the poverty line in Pennington Gap.
Among those aged 16 and older, 36.0% of Pennington Gap residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 64.9% of Pennington Gap residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 9.5% have a bachelor's degree and 2.6% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Pennington Gap residents aged 5 and older, 0.0% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Pennington Gap is 13.4%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Pennington Gap, 6.1% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Pennington Gap is $19,452.
In Pennington Gap, 45.1% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 54.9% of housing units in Pennington Gap.
Of all the housing units in Pennington Gap, 9.7% of them were build before 1940.
In Pennington Gap, 4.6% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Pennington Gap is $547.
In Pennington Gap, 52.6% of households have an active broadband internet connection.