For population 25 years and over in Belington:
For population 15 years and over in Belington town:
4 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $323 (0.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (97.9 miles , pop. 334,563).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (264.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Junior, WV (1.8 miles ), Montrose, WV (2.7 miles) , Elkins, WV (2.9 miles ), Womelsdorf (Coalton), WV (3.0 miles ), Philippi, WV (3.2 miles ), Beverly, WV (3.6 miles ), Parsons, WV (3.8 miles ), Buckhannon, WV (3.9 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 39.03 N, Longitude: 79.94 W
Area code: 304
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Belington 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: -66 (-3.6%).
Work and jobs in Belington: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Belington, West Virginia
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Belington-area historical tornado activity is near West Virginia state average. It is 61% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/3/1980, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 34.9 miles away from the Belington town center injured 19 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 5/19/1967, a category F3 tornado 40.8 miles away from the town center killed one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Belington-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below West Virginia state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
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 76.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Barbour County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Landslides: 2, Mudslides: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Belington:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Belington:
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Public elementary/middle schools in Belington:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Belington that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 17.1%
(15.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 36.5% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Belington compared to West Virginia state average:
Banks with branches in Belington (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Belington (based on Barbour County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 27.84%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 4
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Number of full-service restaurants: 10
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
5.93% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($26,944 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:
5.16% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($24,817 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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Belington fatal accident list:
May 23, 2008 03:00 PM, Beverly Pike, Lat: 39.024008, Lon: -79.934333, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Nov 19, 2008 09:09 PM, Cr-17/6, Lat: 38.981364, Lon: -80.012056, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Nov 28, 2003 11:28 PM, Us-250, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Sep 2, 2000 11:08 PM, Us-250, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: Inconsistent data
Nov 28, 1987 05:09 PM, Felton, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Sep 17, 1979 01:30 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2
Nov 10, 1976 06:00 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 7 meters (23ft)
Total costs: $737,000
Total average daily traffic: 7,600
Total average daily truck traffic: 705
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 11,139
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Belington)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:3
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:42 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Belington)
FAA Registered Aircraft:3
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Belington, WV
Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2014.