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Clinchport, Virginia
Clinchport
Clinchport
Location of Clinchport, Virginia
Location of Clinchport, Virginia
Country United States
State Virginia
County Scott
Area
 • Total 0.70 sq mi (1.80 km2)
 • Land 0.67 sq mi (1.73 km2)
 • Water 0.03 sq mi (0.08 km2)
Elevation
1,227 ft (374 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 64
 • Density 91.4/sq mi (35.6/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
24244
Area code(s) 276
FIPS code 51-17536
GNIS feature ID 1493548

Clinchport is a town in Scott County, Virginia, United States. The population was 64 at the 2020 census. Clinchport is the least-populated municipality in Virginia. It is part of the KingsportBristol (TN)Bristol (VA) Metropolitan Statistical Area, which is a component of the Johnson City–Kingsport–Bristol, TN-VA Combined Statistical Area – commonly known as the "Tri-Cities" region.

Clinchport was named from its location on the Clinch River.

Geography

Clinchport is located at 36°40′27″N 82°44′50″W / 36.67417°N 82.74722°W / 36.67417; -82.74722 (36.674171, -82.747138).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.7 square miles (1.8 km2), of which 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2), or 4.23%, is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 183
1910 252 37.7%
1920 226 −10.3%
1930 338 49.6%
1940 346 2.4%
1950 359 3.8%
1960 302 −15.9%
1970 286 −5.3%
1980 89 −68.9%
1990 67 −24.7%
2000 77 14.9%
2010 70 −9.1%
2020 64 −8.6%
U.S. Decennial Census 2020

At the 2000 census there were 77 people, 31 households and 19 families living in the town. The population density was 113.6 per square mile (43.7/km²). There were 38 housing units at an average density of 56.1 per square mile (21.6/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.70% White, Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.30%.

Of the 31 households 35.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.2% were married couples living together, 16.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.7% were non-families. 32.3% of households were one person and 6.5% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.48 and the average family size was 3.16.

The age distribution was 26.0% under the age of 18, 6.5% from 18 to 24, 33.8% from 25 to 44, 20.8% from 45 to 64, and 13.0% 65 or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 120.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 128.0 males.

The median household for a household in the town was $31,875, and the median family income was $36,250. Males had a median income of $21,500 versus $11,250 for females. The per capita income for the town was $10,485. About 8.7% of families and 9.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.1% of those under 18 and none of those over 64.

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