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Pound is a town in Wise County.
The community was named for the pounding mill built here in 1815
The latitude of Pound is 37.123N. The longitude is -82.601W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,565 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,085.
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8% of Pound residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Pound ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Pound was $14,375, compared with $21,587 nationally.
12% of Pound residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Pound, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $280. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $782.
Wise County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Pound political report.
The average commute time for Pound workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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