For population 25 years and over in Appomattox:
For population 15 years and over in Appomattox town:
3 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $588 (0.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lynchburg, VA (19.1 miles , pop. 65,269).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Greensboro, NC (104.2 miles , pop. 223,891).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (269.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Pamplin City, VA (3.2 miles) , Rustburg, VA (4.0 miles ), Madison Heights, VA (4.1 miles ), Lynchburg, VA (4.4 miles ), Amherst, VA (4.4 miles ), Phenix, VA (4.4 miles) , Hampden Sydney, VA (4.6 miles ), Brookneal, VA (4.7 miles ).
Latitude: 37.36 N, Longitude: 78.83 W
Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,016 (+114.5%)
Area code: 434
Population change in the 1990s: +54 (+3.2%).
Work and jobs in Appomattox: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Appomattox, Virginia
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Appomattox-area historical tornado activity is near Virginia state average. It is 23% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/16/1966, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.6 miles away from the Appomattox town center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.
On 9/10/1960, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 11.1 miles away from the town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Appomattox-area historical earthquake activity is near Virginia state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 53.1 miles away from the city center
On 10/21/1998 at 05:56:47, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 8.3 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 25.3 miles away from Appomattox center
On 5/5/2003 at 16:32:32, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 49.6 miles away from the city center
On 3/15/1991 at 06:54:08, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 10.9 mi) earthquake occurred 56.6 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) earthquake occurred 85.7 miles away from Appomattox center
On 9/22/2001 at 16:01:20, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, 2.5 LG, Depth: 1.2 mi) earthquake occurred 51.8 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 Appomattox County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Droughts: 2, Ice Storms: 2, Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Watkins Abbitt, Jr. - Virginia Politician.
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Local government website: www.appomattox.com/html/town_of_appomattox.html
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Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.42. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.2 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Appomattox and their reported violations in the past:HOLIDAY LAKE 4H EDUCATIONAL CENTER TES (Population served: 270, Groundwater):
Past health violations:HOLLIDAY LAKE STATE PARK (Population served: 250, Groundwater):
Past health violations:MOOSE LODGE 975 (Address: Highway 460 West , Population served: 50, Groundwater):
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Appomattox that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 21.2%
(20.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 19.6% for Black residents, 85.3% for two or more races residents)
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No gay or lesbian households reported
55 people in nursing homes
21 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
Appomattox compared to Virginia state average:
Banks with branches in Appomattox (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Appomattox (based on Appomattox County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 59.20%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 6
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
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Appomattox government finances in 2002:
7.35% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,547 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.74% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,023 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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Appomattox fatal accident list:
Jan 12, 1992 05:45 PM, Rt460, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Dec 11, 1984 00:30 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Appomattox)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:37 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Appomattox, VA)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:45 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Appomattox)
FAA Registered Aircraft:2
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 7 patent applications in 2008-2013.