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Population in July 2007: 1,135.
Males: 576  (50.8%)
Females: 559  (49.2%)

Median resident age:  51.1 years
Virginia median age:  35.7 years

Zip codes: 22842.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $61,366 (it was $49,600 in 2000)
Basye-Bryce Mountain:

$61,366
VA:

$61,741
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $30,464

Basye-Bryce Mountain CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $275,611 (it was $137,300 in 2000)
Basye-Bryce Mountain:

$275,611
VA:

$237,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $223,393; Detached houses: $233,143; Townhouses or other attached units: $90,380; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $62,571; Mobile homes: $6,952

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Basye-Bryce Mountain races chart
  • White alone - 944 (95.7%)
  • Black alone - 16 (1.6%)
  • Asian alone - 8 (0.8%)
  • Hispanic - 8 (0.8%)
  • Two or more races - 6 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 3 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.1%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Basye-Bryce Mountain: 193.3 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (53.0%), German (14.1%), English (7.8%), Scotch-Irish (6.2%), Irish (5.8%), Scottish (5.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 8.91 square miles.

Population density: 127 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Basye-Bryce Mountain:

  • High school or higher: 85.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 31.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.5%
  • Unemployed: 5.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Basye-Bryce Mountain CDP:

  • Never married: 18.1%
  • Now married: 68.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 9.1%
  • Divorced: 4.4%

29 residents are foreign born (2.4% Europe, 0.5% Asia).

This place:  2.9%
Virginia:  11.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Basye-Bryce Mountain CDP:  0.7% ($1,017)
Virginia:  1.0% ($1,143)
Basye-Bryce Mountain satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Reston, VA (76.9 miles , pop. 56,407).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Washington, DC (94.5 miles , pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (209.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Basye, VA (1.3 miles ), Mount Jackson, VA (2.9 miles ), Edinburg, VA (3.3 miles ), Timberville, VA (3.6 miles ), New Market, VA (3.6 miles ), Woodstock, VA (3.8 miles ), Broadway, VA (3.8 miles ), Maurertown, VA (4.2 miles ).

Latitude: 38.82 N, Longitude: 78.76 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 540

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.1%
Virginia:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2005-2009 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (25%)
  • Wholesale trade (20%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (9%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Information (7%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Retail trade (40%)
  • Accommodation and food services (35%)
  • Construction (26%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Top executives (5%)
  • Computer specialists (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (18%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (18%)
  • Cashiers (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)
  • Other protective service workers including supervisors (4%)

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Average climate in Basye-Bryce Mountain, Virginia

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Tornado activity:

Basye-Bryce Mountain-area historical tornado activity is near Virginia state average. It is 21% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/24/2001, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 45.6 miles away from the Basye-Bryce Mountain place center injured 2 people and caused $2 million in damages.

On 4/28/2002, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 10.8 miles away from the place center injured 2 people and caused $2 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Basye-Bryce Mountain-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Virginia state average. It is 95% 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 97.2 miles away from the city center
On 5/5/2003 at 16:32:32, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 82.6 miles away from Basye-Bryce Mountain center
On 3/15/1991 at 06:54:08, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 10.9 mi) earthquake occurred 87.3 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 99.1 miles away from the city 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 58.3 miles away from Basye-Bryce Mountain center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Shenandoah County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 3, Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Droughts: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Fire: 1, Flood: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Basye-Bryce Mountain topographic map

Hospitals/medical centers near Basye-Bryce Mountain:

  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF NEW MARKET (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; NEW MARKET, VA)
  • CONSULATE HEALTH CARE OF WOODSTOCK (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; WOODSTOCK, VA)
  • SHENANDOAH MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, Critical Access Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, about 14 miles away; WOODSTOCK, VA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Basye-Bryce Mountain:

  • James Madison University (about 27 miles; Harrisonburg, VA; Full-time enrollment: 17,462)
  • Lord Fairfax Community College (about 31 miles; Middletown, VA; FT enrollment: 2,061)
  • Shenandoah University (about 41 miles; Winchester, VA; FT enrollment: 2,432)
  • University of Virginia-Main Campus (about 57 miles; Charlottesville, VA; FT enrollment: 20,854)
  • Allegany College of Maryland (about 58 miles; Cumberland, MD; FT enrollment: 2,309)
  • Frostburg State University (about 59 miles; Frostburg, MD; FT enrollment: 4,682)
  • American Public University System (about 59 miles; Charles Town, WV; FT enrollment: 5,448)

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Notable locations in Basye-Bryce Mountain: Bird Haven (A), Bryce Resort (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Basye-Bryce Mountain include: Powder Springs Church (A), Stony Creek Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Stoney Creek Cemetery (1), Powder Springs Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Lake Carroll (A), Lake Laura (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Saltpeter Run (A), Beetle Run (B), Alum Run (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Shenandoah County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 30.7. This is about average.
City:

30.7
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.21. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.21
U.S.:

9.59
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.27. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 23.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.27
U.S.:

2.43
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2006 was 20.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 23.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

20.5
U.S.:

25.4
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 9.42. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.42
U.S.:

9.39


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 2.3%

Average household size:
This place:  2.2 people
Virginia:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  69.4%
Whole state:  68.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  6.1%
Whole state:  4.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Basye-Bryce Mountain, VA

Basye-Bryce Mountain compared to Virginia state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2009

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2009


Basye-Bryce Mountain travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (37%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (30%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (25%)
  • Solar energy (8%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Basye-Bryce Mountain CDP (based on Shenandoah County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 53.74%
Here53.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchChurch of the BrethrenChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)United Church of Christ
Adherents25.8%23.9%11.1%10.2%5.3%
Congregations23.4%20.6%13.1%7.5%10.3%
NameCatholic ChurchSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents4.9%4.6%4.3%2.3%7.6%
Congregations1.9%1.9%0.9%2.8%17.8%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 10
Shenandoah County:

2.48 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Shenandoah County:

1.24 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 26
Here:

6.45 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 27
Here:

6.70 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Shenandoah County:

10.2%
State:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Shenandoah County:

25.9%
State:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

18.7%
Virginia:

18.6%

7.76% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($48,166 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.76%
Virginia average:

11.06%

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:
from Frederick County, VA  1.08% ($38,122 average AGI)
from Warren County, VA  0.92% ($36,671)
from Rockingham County, VA  0.54% ($38,581)


5.73% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($39,829 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.73%
Virginia average:

10.78%

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:
to Frederick County, VA  0.68% ($42,429 average AGI)
to Rockingham County, VA  0.66% ($31,363)
to Warren County, VA  0.54% ($36,548)

Strongest AM radio stations in Basye-Bryce Mountain:

  • WSVA (550 AM; 10 kW; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)
  • WBTX (1470 AM; 5 kW; BROADWAY-TIMBERVILLE, VA; Owner: MASSANUTTEN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSVG (790 AM; 1 kW; MOUNT JACKSON, VA; Owner: SHENANDOAH VALLEY TELEVISION LLC)
  • WKCW (1420 AM; 50 kW; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WELD (690 AM; daytime; 2 kW; FISHER, WV; Owner: SOUTH BRANCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKCY (1300 AM; 5 kW; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WKTR (840 AM; daytime; 8 kW; EARLYSVILLE, VA; Owner: WKTR, INC.)
  • WAMM (1230 AM; 1 kW; WOODSTOCK, VA; Owner: HOMETOWN BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WHBG (1360 AM; 5 kW; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Basye-Bryce Mountain:

  • WOTC (88.3 FM; EDINBURG, VA; Owner: VALLEY BAPTIST CHURCH - CHRISTIAN SCHOOL)
  • WMXH-FM (105.7 FM; LURAY, VA; Owner: EASY RADIO, INC.)
  • WQWV (103.7 FM; FISHER, WV; Owner: MCGUIRE BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WQPO (100.7 FM; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)
  • WMRA (90.7 FM; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: JAMES MADISON UNIVERSITY BOARD OF VISITORS)
  • WBHB-FM (96.1 FM; BROADWAY, VA; Owner: HJV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WACL (98.5 FM; ELKTON, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLTK (103.3 FM; NEW MARKET, VA; Owner: MASSANUTTEN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTRM (91.3 FM; WINCHESTER, VA; Owner: TIMBER RIDGE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WAZR (93.7 FM; WOODSTOCK, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTON-FM (94.3 FM; STAUNTON, VA; Owner: HIGH IMPACT COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WELD-FM (101.7 FM; PETERSBURG, WV; Owner: SOUTH BRANCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WINC-FM (92.5 FM; WINCHESTER, VA; Owner: MID ATLANTIC NETWORK, INC.)
  • W243AF (96.5 FM; FLINT HILL, VA; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WDZN (100.1 FM; ROMNEY, WV; Owner: CHARTER EQUITIES, INC.)
  • WVTU (89.3 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA TECH FOUNDATION INC)
  • WCYK-FM (99.7 FM; STAUNTON, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWPN (101.1 FM; WESTERNPORT, MD; Owner: ERNEST F. SANTMYIRE)
  • WWRT (104.9 FM; STRASBURG, VA; Owner: MID ATLANTIC NETWORK, INC.)
  • WROG (102.9 FM; CUMBERLAND, MD; Owner: TSCHUDY RADIO, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Basye-Bryce Mountain:

  • WAZT-CA (Channel 10; WOODSTOCK, VA; Owner: RUARCH ASSOCIATES LLC)
  • WAZH-CA (Channel 24; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: RUARCH ASSOCIATES LLC)
  • WHSV-TV (Channel 3; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • W38AV (Channel 38; LURAY, VA; Owner: SHENANDOAH VALLEY EDUCATIONAL TV CORP.)
  • W17AL (Channel 17; MATHIAS, ETC., WV; Owner: WV EDUC'L.. B/CING. AUTHORITY)
  • W45AW (Channel 45; FULKS RUN, VA; Owner: SHENANDOAH VALLEY EDUCATIONAL TV CORP.)

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