For population 25 years and over in Ansted:
For population 15 years and over in Ansted town:
2 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $528 (0.8%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Charleston, WV (32.4 miles , pop. 53,421).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Greensboro, NC (158.8 miles , pop. 223,891).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (344.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Gauley Bridge, WV (2.4 miles ), Fayetteville, WV (2.4 miles ), Oak Hill, WV (3.3 miles ), Smithers, WV (3.4 miles ), Powellton, WV (3.5 miles ), Thurmond, WV (3.5 miles) , Montgomery, WV (3.5 miles ), Handley, WV (3.8 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 38.14 N, Longitude: 81.10 W
Area code: 304
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Crime rate in Ansted detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -63 (-3.8%).
Work and jobs in Ansted: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Ansted, West Virginia
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Ansted-area historical tornado activity is slightly below West Virginia state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/4/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 23.7 miles away from the Ansted town center killed one person and injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 4/4/1974, a category F3 tornado 30.2 miles away from the town center injured 12 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Ansted-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above West Virginia state average. It is 92% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 78.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 82.9 miles away from Ansted center
On 6/29/1996 at 19:30:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 80.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/22/1991 at 01:01:20, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 9.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 50.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/1991 at 18:34:51, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 32.3 miles away from Ansted center
On 6/26/1995 at 00:36:17, a magnitude 3.5 (3.1 MB, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 98.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Fayette County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Landslides: 4, Winter Storms: 2, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Jim Kincaid (American football) - Football player, Sheriff Blake - Baseball player.
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Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2000 was 18.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 12.7 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.28. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.3 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 23.8%
(24.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
58 people in nursing homes in 2000
Ansted compared to West Virginia state average:
Banks with branches in Ansted (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Ansted (based on Fayette County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 34.75%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 16
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 29
Number of full-service restaurants: 31
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Ansted government finances in 2002(per resident):
5.54% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($26,993 average adjusted gross income)
0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($320 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.35% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,250 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Ansted fatal accident list:
Feb 25, 1985 02:50 PM, 60, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Apr 24, 1978 08:08 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Mar 4, 1975 10:35 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 2 meters (7ft)
Total average daily traffic: 3,160
Total average daily truck traffic: 403
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Ansted)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:4
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Ansted)
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Businesses in Ansted, WV