Coeburn is a very small town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 1,999 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Coeburn is the 206th largest community in Virginia.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Coeburn is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 35.83% of the Coeburn workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Coeburn is a town of sales and office workers, construction workers and builders, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Coeburn who work in office and administrative support (14.81%), sales jobs (14.65%), and teaching (7.64%).
Also of interest is that Coeburn has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Coeburn is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The percentage of people in Coeburn with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 11.79% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Coeburn in 2010 was $15,658, which is low income relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $62,632 for a family of four. Coeburn also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 36.39% of its population below the federal poverty line.
The people who call Coeburn home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Coeburn residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Coeburn include English, German, Scots-Irish, and Other Arab.
The most common language spoken in Coeburn is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and Spanish.