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Wheelwright is a city in Floyd County.
Wheelwright is in the Eastern Coal Field region.
The community was named for Jere H. Wheelwright, president of the Consolidation Coal Company
The latitude of Wheelwright is 37.332N. The longitude is -82.721W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,138 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,025.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Wheelwright demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Floyd 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 41669 ZIP code.
4% of Wheelwright residents report German ancestry, and 5% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Wheelwright ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Wheelwright was $5,367, compared with $21,587 nationally.
4% of Wheelwright residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Wheelwright, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $239. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $567.
Floyd County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Wheelwright political report.
The average commute time for Wheelwright workers is 35 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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