Dickenson County is located in the western corner of Virginia. The County Seat is Clintwood and the largest city is Clintwood. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.dickensonva.org/. The 2014 population estimate is 15,308 and the 2010 census population was 15,892. The land area is 330.53 square miles and there are 48.1 persons per square mile.
98.8% of the population is White, 0.4% is Black or African American, 0.7% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.1% is Asian, 0.2% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 0.5% is two or more races. 72.4% have a high school degree or higher, and 10.5% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $75,700, there are 6,352 households, an average of 2.44 persons per household. The per capita income is $18,215, the median household income is $33,318, and 20.9% of the persons in Dickenson County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 891. Retail sales (in $1000) were $122,849, and sales per capita were $7,662.
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