For population 25 years and over in Belmont:
For population 15 years and over in Belmont city:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $545 (0.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Charleston, WV (74.1 miles , pop. 53,421).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (100.1 miles , pop. 334,563).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (328.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: St. Marys, WV (1.8 miles ), Williamstown, WV (3.2 miles ), Marietta, OH (3.3 miles ), Boaz, WV (3.5 miles ), Devola, OH (3.6 miles ), Cairo, WV (3.6 miles ), Ellenboro, WV (3.7 miles ), Friendly, WV (3.8 miles) .
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 39.38 N, Longitude: 81.26 W
Area code: 304
Population change in the 1990s: +65 (+6.7%).
Work and jobs in Belmont: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Belmont, West Virginia
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Belmont-area historical tornado activity is above West Virginia state average. It is 44% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 10/1/1986, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 26.2 miles away from the Belmont city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 7/28/1981, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 3.2 miles away from the city center injured 8 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Belmont-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below West Virginia state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/28/1991 at 18:34:51, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 79.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Pleasants County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Landslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Belmont:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Belmont:
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Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2004 was 19.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.3 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 6.85. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 16.2 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 12.0. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 16.2 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Belmont and their reported violations in the past:BELMONT (Population served: 1035, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 21.5%
(15.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 98.4% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 81.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
62 people in nursing homes in 2000
Belmont compared to West Virginia state average:
Banks with branches in Belmont (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Belmont (based on Pleasants County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 34.47%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
5.03% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,000 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:
6.12% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,261 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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Belmont fatal accident list:
Sep 26, 2007 02:45 AM, Triplett Street, Clark Street, Lat: 39.380847, Lon: -81.259936, Vehicles: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: Inconsistent data
Apr 16, 1978 09:43 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Mar 8, 1977 09:25 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Belmont)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:4
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Belmont)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Belmont, WV
State forum archive:
Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.