Wise is located in west Virginia. Wise is part of Wise County. Wise has 3.05 square miles of land area and 0.01 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Wise population is 3,204, which has shrunk 1.57% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 15.63% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Wise median household income is $48,299 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 69.29% since 2000. The income growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 38.81% and is much higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Wise median house value is $141,500 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 73.19% since 2000. The house value growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 94.18% and is much higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Wise is better than the state average in quality. The Wise area code is 276.