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Iron Gate is a town in Alleghany County.
The community was named for the spot where the Jackson River cuts through the White Mountains
The latitude of Iron Gate is 37.797N. The longitude is -79.791W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,037 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 387.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Iron Gate demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Alleghany County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 24448 ZIP code.
13% of Iron Gate residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Iron Gate ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Iron Gate was $16,703, compared with $21,587 nationally.
4% of Iron Gate residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Iron Gate, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $325. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $625.
Alleghany County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Iron Gate political report.
The average commute time for Iron Gate workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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