Blackstone, Virginia

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Population in 2013: 3,574 (87% urban, 13% rural). Population change since 2000: -2.7%
 
Males: 1,723  (48.2%)
Females: 1,851  (51.8%)
Median resident age:  41.3 years
Virginia median age:  35.1 years

Zip codes: 23824.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $32,709 (it was $27,566 in 2000)
Blackstone:

$32,709
VA:

$61,741
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,293 (it was $15,562 in 2000)

Blackstone town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $89,520 (it was $59,300 in 2000)
Blackstone:

$89,520
VA:

$237,800
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $136,462; Detached houses: $144,531; In 2-unit structures: $201,282; Mobile homes: $27,854

Median gross rent in 2012: $883.

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  • Black alone - 1,752 (48.4%)
  • White alone - 1,611 (44.5%)
  • Hispanic - 192 (5.3%)
  • Two or more races - 34 (0.9%)
  • Asian alone - 15 (0.4%)
  • Other race alone - 12 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 5 (0.1%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Blackstone: 82.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (9.3%), Subsaharan African (8.4%), English (8.0%), German (6.8%), Polish (5.3%), Hungarian (4.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1888

Elevation: 427 feet

Land area: 4.53 square miles.

Population density: 789 people per square mile   (low).

Blackstone,VA real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Blackstone:

  • High school or higher: 69.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.0%
  • Unemployed: 7.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Blackstone town:

  • Never married: 30.7%
  • Now married: 38.1%
  • Separated: 3.2%
  • Widowed: 16.0%
  • Divorced: 12.0%

117 residents are foreign born (1.1% Europe).

This town:  3.2%
Virginia:  11.6%



According to our research of Virginia and other state lists there were 27 registered sex offenders living in Blackstone, Virginia as of May 29, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Blackstone to the number of sex offenders is 133 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $547 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $355 (0.5%)

Blackstone satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Richmond, VA (43.6 miles , pop. 197,790).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (94.1 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (254.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Nottoway Court House, VA (2.4 miles) , Crewe, VA (3.2 miles ), Kenbridge, VA (3.2 miles ), Burkeville, VA (3.7 miles ), Victoria, VA (3.7 miles ), Warfield, VA (4.0 miles) , Alberta, VA (4.0 miles ), Lunenburg, VA (4.1 miles) .

Latitude: 37.08 N, Longitude: 78.00 W

Area code: 434

Blackstone household income distribution Blackstone home values distribution

Crime rates in Blackstone by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 010001000102
per 100,000 0.026.40.00.00.027.80.00.00.028.10.054.7
Rapes 130121310110
per 100,000 26.879.20.027.654.927.885.128.50.028.127.30.0
Robberies 311744135213
per 100,000 80.426.427.0192.9109.8111.328.485.4140.156.127.382.1
Assaults 82158197739689
per 100,000 214.452.8405.5220.4521.4194.8198.585.4252.2168.4218.3246.2
Burglaries 181713152618114121151914
per 100,000 482.3449.0351.4413.3713.5501.0312.01167.8588.6420.9518.6382.9
Thefts 12111511410312010511288107807376
per 100,000 3242.23037.53081.92838.23293.12922.33176.42506.42998.92244.71992.42078.8
Auto thefts 8176101110671117
per 100,000 214.426.4189.2165.3274.4306.2283.6170.9196.2308.627.3191.5
Arson 220022101200
per 100,000 53.652.80.00.054.955.728.40.028.056.10.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 279.9301.4262.4291.0400.3339.9299.5271.7280.2284.0199.6321.0

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Blackstone detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 14 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.46
Virginia average:

2.27
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.6%
Virginia:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -195 (-5.0%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (28%)
  • Construction (24%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (20%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Top executives (3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (9%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)

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

Average climate in Blackstone, Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Blackstone-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Virginia state average. It is 23% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/22/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 1.7 miles away from the Blackstone town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 8/6/1993, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 32.6 miles away from the town center killed 4 people and injured 246 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Blackstone-area historical earthquake activity is near Virginia state average. It is 85% 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 35.7 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 47.1 miles away from Blackstone center
On 10/21/1998 at 05:56:47, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 8.3 mi) earthquake occurred 29.1 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 46.5 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 331.1 miles away from Blackstone center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 334.6 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 Nottoway County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 3, Droughts: 2, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Blackstone topographic map

Birthplace of: Robert Jones (American football) - College football player.

Main business address for: CITIZENS BANCORP OF VIRGINIA INC (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS).

Hospitals and medical centers in Blackstone:

  • HERITAGE HALL BLACKSTONE (900 S MAIN ST)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Blackstone:

  • LIJ MEDICAL CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; NEW HYDE PARK, NY)

Airports located in Blackstone:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Blackstone:

  • Southside Virginia Community College (about 18 miles; Alberta, VA; Full-time enrollment: 3,716)
  • Longwood University (about 27 miles; Farmville, VA; FT enrollment: 4,565)
  • Virginia State University (about 34 miles; Petersburg, VA; FT enrollment: 5,815)
  • John Tyler Community College (about 38 miles; Chester, VA; FT enrollment: 5,864)
  • University of Richmond (about 43 miles; University of Richmond, VA; FT enrollment: 3,745)
  • Virginia Commonwealth University (about 45 miles; Richmond, VA; FT enrollment: 26,647)
  • Virginia Union University (about 46 miles; Richmond, VA; FT enrollment: 2,028)

Private high schools in Blackstone:

  • KENSTON FOREST SCHOOL (Students: 386; Location: 75 RIDGE RD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • NEW HORIZON BAPTIST SCHOOL (Students: 1; Location: 183 REVIVAL RD; Grades: 12 - 12)

Public elementary/middle school in Blackstone:

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Notable locations in Blackstone: Nottoway County Emergency Squad Substation (A), Southside Convalescent Home (B), Louis Spencer Epes Memorial Library (C), Blackstone City Hall (D), Blackstone Fire Department (E), Nottoway County Emergency Squad (F), Blackstone Police Department (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Blackstone: CITIZENS BANCORP OF VIRGINIA INC (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Blackstone include: Spring Hill Church (A), Faith Church (B), Blackstone Baptist Church (C), Blackstone Presbyterian Church (D), Crenshaw United Methodist Church (E), Saint Lukes Episcopal Church (F), Seventh Day Adventist Church (G), Shiloh Baptist Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Park in Blackstone: Blackstone Historic District (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Grey Swan Inn Bed & Breakfast (615 South Main Street).

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Blackstone and their reported violations in the past:

BLACKSTONE, TOWN OF (Address: 100 WEST ELM STREET , Population served: 6,345, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2012 and MAR-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-05-2012), St Public Notif requested (MAR-05-2012), St Public Notif received (APR-04-2012), St Compliance achieved (APR-17-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-03-2012), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-03-2012), St Public Notif received (JAN-30-2012), St Compliance achieved (APR-17-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-20-2011), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-20-2011), St Public Notif received (OCT-19-2011), St Compliance achieved (DEC-13-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-20-2011), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-20-2011), St Public Notif received (OCT-19-2011), St Compliance achieved (DEC-13-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2011 and JUN-2011, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-21-2011), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-21-2011), St Public Notif received (AUG-01-2011), St Compliance achieved (DEC-13-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-09-2010), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-09-2010), St Public Notif received (MAR-09-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUN-02-2010)
  • 6 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-13-2011), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-13-2011), St Public Notif received (APR-04-2012), St Compliance achieved (AUG-14-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-25-2005), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-25-2005), St Compliance achieved (NOV-30-2005), St Public Notif received (MAY-30-2006)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 15.3%
(12.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 19.3% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
Virginia:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  59.9%
Whole state:  67.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  7.6%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
159 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Blackstone in 2000:

  • 173 people in nursing homes
  • 51 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 10 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Blackstone, Virginia environmental map by EPA

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Blackstone compared to Virginia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Banks with branches in Blackstone (2011 data):

  • Citizens Bank and Trust Company: Citizens Bank And Trust Company, Shopping Center Branch, Drive-In Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $323.0 mil, Deposits: $272.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens Bancorp Of Virginia, Inc.
  • Benchmark Community Bank: Blackstone Branch at 410 Church Street, branch established on 2003/03/07. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $416.1 mil, Deposits: $370.1 mil, headquarters in Kenbridge, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Benchmark Bankshares, Inc.
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Blackstone Main Branch at 200 South Main Street, branch established on 1965/10/01. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Blackstone travel time to work - commute Blackstone mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (53%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (23%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (16%)
  • Wood (5%)
  • Utility gas (2%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Blackstone town (based on Nottoway County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 31.61%
Here: 31.6%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)Episcopal Church
Adherents35.4%32.8%10.1%7.5%2.7%
Congregations14.3%21.4%14.3%7.1%7.1%
NameChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Catholic ChurchNational Association of Free Will BaptistsChurch of the NazareneOther
Adherents2.3%2.2%2.0%1.5%3.5%
Congregations3.6%7.1%3.6%3.6%17.9%
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: 2
Nottoway County:

1.27 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

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

0.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Nottoway County:

9.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 13
Here:

8.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.6%
Virginia:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Nottoway County:

30.0%
Virginia:

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

16.5%
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 9$19,780$26,3730$0
Other Government Administration 2$13,210$79,2600$0
Police Protection - Officers 12$46,972$46,9720$0
Police - Other 5$10,416$24,9981$734
Firefighters 0$0 1$103
Streets and Highways 10$20,843$25,0120$0
Solid Waste Management 5$7,874$18,8980$0
Sewerage 2$7,970$47,8200$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$1,538
Water Supply 6$20,544$41,0880$0
Electric Power 6$22,081$44,1620$0
Transit 2$4,274$25,64413$6,318
Other and Unallocable 4$12,717$38,1510$0
Totals for Government 63$186,681$35,55816$8,693

6.39% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,396 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.39%
Virginia average:

9.34%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Chesterfield County, VA  0.68% ($32,083 average AGI)
from Prince Edward County, VA  0.66% ($21,971)
from Amelia County, VA  0.49% ($25,269)


5.87% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,320 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.87%
Virginia average:

9.20%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Lunenburg County, VA  0.63% ($22,182 average AGI)
to Chesterfield County, VA  0.61% ($29,250)
to Prince Edward County, VA  0.48% ($46,240)

Strongest AM radio stations in Blackstone:

  • WKLV (1440 AM; 5 kW; BLACKSTONE, VA; Owner: DENBAR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSVS (800 AM; 5 kW; CREWE, VA; Owner: COLONIAL BROADCASTING OF CREWE, INC.)
  • WRVA (1140 AM; 50 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDZY (1290 AM; 25 kW; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, VA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WGGM (820 AM; 10 kW; CHESTER, VA; Owner: HOFFMAN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRJR (670 AM; 20 kW; CLAREMONT, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE-PORTSMOUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WCKO (1110 AM; daytime; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WSHV (1370 AM; daytime; 4 kW; SOUTH HILL, VA; Owner: OLD BELT BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Blackstone:

  • WBBC-FM (93.5 FM; BLACKSTONE, VA; Owner: DENBAR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKJS (104.7 FM; CREWE, VA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WSMY-FM (103.1 FM; ALBERTA, VA; Owner: MAINQUAD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBTJ (106.5 FM; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPEX (90.9 FM; KENBRIDGE, VA; Owner: SEAVIEW COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WMXB (103.7 FM; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WRXL (102.1 FM; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBBT-FM (107.3 FM; POWHATAN, VA; Owner: MAINQUAD, INC.)
  • WFLO-FM (95.7 FM; FARMVILLE, VA; Owner: COLONIAL BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WFXQ (99.9 FM; CHASE CITY, VA; Owner: JOYNER RADIO, INC.)
  • WKSK-FM (98.9 FM; SOUTH HILL, VA; Owner: OLD BELT BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Blackstone:

  • WWAY (Channel 3; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WCVE-TV (Channel 23; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRLH-TV (Channel 35; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: WRLH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WTVR-TV (Channel 6; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: ELCOM OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WRIC-TV (Channel 8; PETERSBURG, VA; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF RICHMOND, INC.)
  • WCVW (Channel 57; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKYV-LP (Channel 61; KEYSVILLE, VA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFMA-LP (Channel 52; FARMVILLE, VA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Blackstone, Virginia:
  • Fatal accident count: 6
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 7
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 6
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 13
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2
Virginia average:
  • Fatal accident count: 191
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 284
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 68
  • Fatalities: 208
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 438
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 30

Blackstone fatal accident list:

Sep 6, 1992 02:25 AM, Churchst, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 9, 1991 06:12 PM, Brownst, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Feb 10, 1990 01:17 AM, Nmainst, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 2
Oct 8, 1990 05:59 PM, Nmainst, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Feb 19, 1985 03:11 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Dec 28, 1976 03:05 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 42
  • Hazardous Condition: 8
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Blackstone

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Blackstone, VA
Most common first names in Blackstone, VA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James13372.3 years
Mary11182.1 years
John9176.6 years
William9173.7 years
Robert6571.8 years
George5977.1 years
Willie4576.4 years
Annie3981.6 years
Virginia3678.4 years
Richard3574.1 years
Most common last names in Blackstone, VA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones9077.0 years
Johnson6076.1 years
Williams4674.5 years
Irby4178.0 years
Hawkes4077.4 years
Tucker4075.9 years
Fitzgerald3574.0 years
Jackson3578.0 years
Harris3271.8 years
Davis2975.3 years
Businesses in Blackstone, VA
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Nike2
Goodwill3Pizza Hut1
H&R Block1RadioShack1
Hardee's1Subway1
Kincaid1U-Haul1
La-Z-Boy1UPS1
Lane Furniture3Walmart1
McDonald's1Wendy's1
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