Wythe County is located in western Virginia. The County Seat is Wytheville and the largest city is Wytheville. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.wytheco.org/. The 2014 population estimate is 29,121 and the 2010 census population was 29,235. The land area is 461.82 square miles and there are 63.3 persons per square mile.
95% of the population is White, 3% is Black or African American, 1.1% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.6% is Asian, 0.2% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.2% is two or more races. 81.7% have a high school degree or higher, and 15% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $112,100, there are 11,656 households, an average of 2.48 persons per household. The per capita income is $23,219, the median household income is $41,275, and 14.4% of the persons in Wythe County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 2,250. Retail sales (in $1000) were $908,076, and sales per capita were $31,847. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 22.6%.
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