For population 25 years and over in Beech Bottom:
For population 15 years and over in Beech Bottom village:
5 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $450 (0.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (38.6 miles , pop. 334,563).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (291.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Windsor Heights, WV (1.5 miles ), Brilliant, OH (1.8 miles ), Rayland, OH (1.9 miles ), Wellsburg, WV (2.1 miles ), Tiltonsville, OH (2.1 miles ), New Alexandria, OH (2.2 miles ), Bethany, WV (2.2 miles ), West Liberty, WV (2.3 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 40.22 N, Longitude: 80.65 W
Area code: 304
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: +280 (+85.9%).
Work and jobs in Beech Bottom: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Beech Bottom, West Virginia
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Beech Bottom-area historical tornado activity is significantly above West Virginia state average. It is 9% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/8/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 29.4 miles away from the Beech Bottom village center killed one person and injured 14 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 4/27/1954, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 12.0 miles away from the village center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Beech Bottom-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below West Virginia state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 88.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 98.9 miles away from Beech Bottom center
On 3/12/2007 at 23:18:16, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 82.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/26/1991 at 03:21:22, a magnitude 3.4 (3.2 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 99.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Brooke County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Landslides: 2, Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Other hospitals/medical centers near Beech Bottom:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Beech Bottom:
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Public elementary/middle school in Beech Bottom:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 6.38. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.2 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 22.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.7 miles away from the city center.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.410. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.2 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.8. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.2 miles away from the city center.
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2007 was 0.00935. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.0 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 7.90. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.6 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 24.7%
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
60 people in nursing homes in 2000
21 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000
Beech Bottom compared to West Virginia state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Beech Bottom village (based on Brooke County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 39.28%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 7
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 11
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Number of full-service restaurants: 13
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Beech Bottom government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):
Beech Bottom government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):
Beech Bottom government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):
4.03% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,790 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:
5.40% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,986 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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TV broadcast stations around Beech Bottom:
Beech Bottom fatal accident list:
Jan 11, 2011 04:10 PM, Sr-2, Lat: 40.22566389, Lon: -80.652975, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
May 4, 1999 08:33 PM, 28, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Mar 11, 1992 07:42 PM, 2, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jan 31, 1990 06:25 PM, 2, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:7
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:2
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Beech Bottom, WV