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Wise is a town in Wise County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for Gov. Henry A. Wise
The latitude of Wise is 36.975N. The longitude is -82.575W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,451 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,240.
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9% of Wise residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Wise ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Wise was $18,760, compared with $21,587 nationally.
23% of Wise residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Wise, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $290. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $875.
Libraries in Wise include Wise County Public Library ... View libraries
Wise County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Wise political report.
The average commute time for Wise workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Wise, VAPros: Low crime rate, friendly people
Cons: We need more tourism
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