Belle Haven, Virginia

Submit your own pictures of this town and show them to the World

  • OSM Map
  • General Map
  • Google Map
  • MSN Map
Population in 2013: 524 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +9.2%
 
Males: 256  (49.0%)
Females: 268  (51.0%)
Median resident age:  45.3 years
Virginia median age:  35.1 years

Zip codes: 23306, 23350.

Belle Haven Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2012: $41,981 (it was $33,500 in 2000)
Belle Haven:

$41,981
VA:

$61,741
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $24,262 (it was $17,009 in 2000)

Belle Haven town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $149,613 (it was $76,000 in 2000)
Belle Haven:

$149,613
VA:

$237,800
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $192,035; Detached houses: $192,838; Townhouses or other attached units: $172,454; In 2-unit structures: $156,776

Median gross rent in 2012: $894.

Business Profiles
Profiles of local businesses
Put your B&M business profile right here for free. 30,000 businesses already created their profiles!
Options
X
Data:
Loading data...
Based on 2000-2011 data
Loading data...

123
Hide US histogram
Belle Haven races chart
  • White alone - 380 (71.4%)
  • Black alone - 109 (20.5%)
  • Hispanic - 35 (6.6%)
  • Two or more races - 6 (1.1%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (0.4%)

Races in Belle Haven detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Belle Haven: 86.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Latest news from Belle Haven, VA collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Ancestries: United States (55.0%), German (4.4%), English (3.8%), Subsaharan African (3.8%), Italian (3.2%), Irish (2.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1895

Land area: 1.51 square miles.

Population density: 346 people per square mile   (very low).

Belle Haven,VA real estate house value index trend

Belle Haven, Virginia map

For population 25 years and over in Belle Haven:

  • High school or higher: 88.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 33.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.5%
  • Unemployed: 12.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Belle Haven town:

  • Never married: 20.1%
  • Now married: 48.5%
  • Separated: 5.1%
  • Widowed: 14.8%
  • Divorced: 11.5%

49 residents are foreign born (2.5% Latin America).

This town:  9.5%
Virginia:  11.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $760 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $723 (0.5%)

Belle Haven satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Hampton, VA (46.2 miles , pop. 146,437).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Virginia Beach, VA (51.6 miles , pop. 425,257).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (173.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Exmore, VA (1.1 miles ), Savage Town, VA (1.1 miles) , Cats Bridge, VA (1.5 miles ), Painter, VA (1.8 miles ), Mappsburg, VA (2.0 miles) , Quinby, VA (2.2 miles ), Nassawadox, VA (2.4 miles ), Pungoteague, VA (2.4 miles ).

Latitude: 37.55 N, Longitude: 75.82 W

Area code: 757

Belle Haven household income distribution Belle Haven home values distribution

Property values in Belle Haven, VA

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.7%
Virginia:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -46 (-8.7%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (26%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Wholesale trade (16%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Information (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (35%)
  • Retail trade (25%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Manufacturing (2%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (4%)
  • Registered nurses (10%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)

Work and jobs in Belle Haven: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Belle Haven, Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Belle Haven, Virginia average temperatures Belle Haven, Virginia average precipitation Belle Haven, Virginia humidity Belle Haven, Virginia wind speed Belle Haven, Virginia snowfall Belle Haven, Virginia sunshine Belle Haven, Virginia clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Belle Haven-area historical tornado activity is below Virginia state average. It is 57% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/2/1973, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 11.1 miles away from the Belle Haven town center .

On 8/6/1993, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 41.5 miles away from the town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Belle Haven-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Virginia state average. It is 87% 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 114.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 192.6 miles away from Belle Haven 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 123.9 miles away from the city center
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 365.7 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 115.3 miles away from Belle Haven center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 192.3 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 Accomack County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Belle Haven topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Belle Haven:

  • BMA - NASSAWADOX (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; NASSAWADOX, VA)
  • RIVERSIDE SHORE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 6 miles away; NASSAWADOX, VA)
  • SHORE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; NASSAWADOX, VA)
  • HERITAGE HALL NASSAWADOX (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; NASSAWADOX, VA)
  • HERITAGE HALL NURSING HOME /NA (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; NASSAWADOX, VA)
  • SHORE HEALTHCARE AT HOME (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; ONLEY, VA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Belle Haven:

  • Hampton University (about 47 miles; Hampton, VA; Full-time enrollment: 4,494)
  • University of Maryland Eastern Shore (about 47 miles; Princess Anne, MD; FT enrollment: 3,902)
  • Thomas Nelson Community College (about 47 miles; Hampton, VA; FT enrollment: 7,056)
  • Christopher Newport University (about 50 miles; Newport News, VA; FT enrollment: 5,061)
  • College of William and Mary (about 53 miles; Williamsburg, VA; FT enrollment: 7,617)
  • ECPI University (about 53 miles; Virginia Beach, VA; FT enrollment: 10,694)
  • Old Dominion University (about 54 miles; Norfolk, VA; FT enrollment: 19,825)

Click to draw/clear town borders

Notable locations in Belle Haven: Belle Haven Country Club (A), Belle Haven Marina (B), Rue Wharf (C), Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department Station 11 Penn Daw (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Belle View Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Belle Haven include: Primera Iglesia Bautista de Groveton (A), Mount Calvary Baptist Church (B), Mount Vernon United Methodist Church (C), Mount Vernon Methodist Church (D), Messiah Lutheran Church (E), Groveton Baptist Church (F), Saint Marys Catholic Church (G), Washington Street United Methodist Church (H), Mount Calvary Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Belle Haven Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Hunting Creek (A), Quander Brook (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Belle Haven include: Belle Haven Park (1), Fort Willard Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Accomack County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Belle Haven that have no violations reported:

  • OCCOHANNOCK ON THE BAY (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 15.6%
(2.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 51.5% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
Virginia:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  63.8%
Whole state:  67.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.9%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
17 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
15 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Belle Haven compared to Virginia state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.

Banks with branches in Belle Haven (2011 data):

  • PNC Bank, National Association: Belle Haven Branch at 36344 Lankford Hwy, branch established on 1975/02/03. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Belle Haven travel time to work - commute Belle Haven mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (41%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (31%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (24%)
  • Wood (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Belle Haven town (based on Accomack County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 35.15%
Here: 35.2%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Episcopal Church
Adherents54.5%28.7%7.1%3.0%2.3%
Congregations54.7%19.8%2.3%2.3%4.7%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Churches of ChristAssemblies of God The Wesleyan ChurchOther
Adherents2.2%0.7%0.5%0.3%0.7%
Congregations5.8%2.3%2.3%2.3%3.5%
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: 9
Accomack County:

2.35 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Accomack County:

1.56 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 28
Accomack County:

7.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 37
Here:

9.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.7%
Virginia:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Accomack County:

30.2%
Virginia:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

23.7%
State:

18.6%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$631
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$316
Totals for Government 0$0 8$947

4.98% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,991 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.98%
Virginia average:

9.34%

0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($547 average AGI)
Accomack County:

0.09%
Virginia average:

0.21%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Northampton County, VA  0.52% ($29,612 average AGI)
from Wicomico County, MD  0.20% ($33,808)
from Worcester County, MD  0.18% ($34,826)


5.19% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,620 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.19%
Virginia average:

9.20%

0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($620 average AGI)
Accomack County:

0.09%
Virginia average:

0.20%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Northampton County, VA  0.57% ($24,608 average AGI)
to Worcester County, MD  0.31% ($29,525)
to Wicomico County, MD  0.26% ($24,853)

Strongest AM radio stations in Belle Haven:

  • WESR (1330 AM; 5 kW; ONLEY-ONANCOCK, VA; Owner: EASTERN SHORE RADIO, INC.)
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WCKO (1110 AM; daytime; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WRJR (670 AM; 20 kW; CLAREMONT, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE-PORTSMOUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRVA (1140 AM; 50 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WGH (1310 AM; 20 kW; NEWPORT NEWS, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE BAY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WNIS (790 AM; 5 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WKGM (940 AM; 10 kW; SMITHFIELD, VA; Owner: WKGM, INC.)
  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Belle Haven:

  • WEXM (106.1 FM; EXMORE, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WKHI (107.5 FM; FRUITLAND, MD; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WROX-FM (96.1 FM; CAPE CHARLES, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR TELECABLE, INC.)
  • WESR-FM (103.3 FM; ONLEY-ONANCOCK, VA; Owner: EASTERN SHORE RADIO, INC.)
  • WVES (99.3 FM; ACCOMAC, VA; Owner: CHINCOTEAGUE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAZP (90.7 FM; CAPE CHARLES, VA; Owner: DELMARVA EDUCATIONAL ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Belle Haven:

  • W52AB (Channel 52; CRADDOCKVILLE, VA; Owner: COUNTY OF ACCOMACK, VIRGINIA)
  • W58AK (Channel 58; CRADDOCKVILLE, VA; Owner: COUNTY OF ACCOMACK, VIRGINIA)
  • W63AM (Channel 63; CRADDOCKVILLE, VA; Owner: COUNTY OF ACCOMACK, VIRGINIA)
  • W68BH (Channel 68; CRADDOCKVILLE, VA; Owner: COUNTY OF ACCOMACK, VIRGINIA)
  • WPMC-CA (Channel 36; MAPPSVILLE, VA; Owner: WAVY BROADCASTING, LLC)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Belle Haven)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Shields Bridge Rd St Rt 178 (Lat: 37.554306 Lon: -75.826889), Structure height: 91 m, Call Sign: WPDH852
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.435 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/09/2003, Expiration Date: 09/29/2013
    Registrant: Virginia Game & Island Fisheries, 4010 West Broad Street, Richmond, VA 23230, Phone: (804) 367-1000, Email:
  • On Us 13 N At Int Hwy 181 (Lat: 37.543194 Lon: -75.807417), Call Sign: KYH942, Licensee ID: L00104129
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.4400 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/19/2000, Expiration Date: 01/23/2011, Cancellation Date: 03/26/2011
    Registrant: Shore Fertilizer Co Inc, Belle Haven, VA 23306

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Belle Haven)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: BEECH A23 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 114 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-360 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1417L , Serial Number: M-809, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 07/19/1965
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Sidney R Adams, Box 6, Belle Haven, VA 23306, Other Owners: Theresa C Adams
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 98539 , Serial Number: 18749, Airworthiness Date: 08/19/1960
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Richard D Baggett, 9134 Scarboroughs Neck Rd, Belle Haven, VA 23306, Other Owners: Jody P Baggett

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 7
  • Hazardous Condition: 14

Incident types - Belle Haven

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Belle Haven, VA

Businesses in Belle Haven, VA

  • H&R Block: 1
  • U-Haul: 1
Cost of Living Calculator
Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Jack W. Smith (5)
  • Ernestine M. Smith (3)
  • Trebor R. Smith (1)
  • Jeffrey Lord (1)

Total of 7 patent applications in 2008-2015.



Recent home sales, price trends, and home value evaluator powered by Onboard Informatics
© 2015 Onboard Informatics. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed.
 
City-data.com does not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of any information on this site.  Use at your own risk.
Website © 2015 Advameg, Inc.