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Rural Retreat is a town in Wythe County.

The latitude of Rural Retreat is 36.893N. The longitude is -81.276W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,513 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,339.


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Median household income
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$29,141
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Rural Retreat demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Mount Airy
Nearby parks & recreation: Rural Retreat Lake Park

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25% of Rural Retreat residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Rural Retreat ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Rural Retreat was $15,993, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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11% of Rural Retreat residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Rural Retreat, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $314.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $665.


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Wythe County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Rural Retreat political report.

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The average commute time for Rural Retreat workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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