Callaghan, Virginia

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Population in 2010: 348.
Males: 195  (56.1%)
Females: 153  (43.9%)
Median resident age:

48.4 years
Virginia median age:

38.5 years

Zip codes: 24426.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $49,108
Callaghan:

$49,108
VA:

$76,456

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $28,282

Callaghan CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $126,581
Callaghan:

$126,581
VA:

$288,800

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $146,243; detached houses: $144,423

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,232.

March 2019 cost of living index in Callaghan: 86.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 21.2%
(20.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents)

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  • Races in Callaghan, VA (2019)
    • 21776.1%White alone
    • 4214.7%Hispanic
    • 155.3%Black alone
    • 93.2%Asian alone

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

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Ancestries: American (47.5%), Greek (10.8%), Palestinian (5.7%), German (3.8%), English (2.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1380 feet

10 residents are foreign born (3.5% Latin America).

This place:

3.5%
Virginia:

12.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,098 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,050 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Roanoke, VA (37.6 miles , pop. 94,911).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Greensboro, NC (120.6 miles , pop. 223,891).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (305.3 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Covington, VA (2.2 miles ),
Low Moor, VA (3.3 miles ),
Selma, VA (3.5 miles ),
White Sulphur Springs, WV (3.5 miles ),
Clifton Forge, VA (3.7 miles ),
Iron Gate, VA (3.9 miles ),
Hot Springs, VA (4.3 miles ),
Falling Spring, WV (4.4 miles )

Latitude: 37.81 N, Longitude: 80.07 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 540

Distribution of median household income in Callaghan, VA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Callaghan, VA in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.3%
Virginia:

4.6%

Tornado activity:

Callaghan-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Virginia state average. It is 79% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/4/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 26.4 miles away from the Callaghan place center killed one person and injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/24/1975, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 21.7 miles away from the place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Callaghan-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Virginia state average. It is 31% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 117.0 miles away from the city center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 108.2 miles away from Callaghan 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 212.6 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:18, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 107.9 miles away from Callaghan center
On 8/25/2011 at 05:07:52, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 4.2 mi) earthquake occurred 115.4 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) earthquake occurred 255.0 miles away from Callaghan center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Alleghany County (17) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Hurricanes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Callaghan:

  • INTREPID USA HEALTHCARE SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; COVINGTON, VA)
  • SENTARA HOME CARE SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; COVINGTON, VA)
  • COVINGTON DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; COVINGTON, VA)
  • MOUNTAIN REGIONAL HOSPICE (Hospital, about 14 miles away; CLIFTON FORGE, VA)
  • THE WOODLANDS HEALTH AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; CLIFTON FORGE, VA)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER-ALLEGHANY (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; CLIFTON FORGE, VA)

Amtrak stations near Callaghan:

  • 13 miles: WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS (WHITE SULPHUR SPRING, 315 W. MAIN ST.) . Services: call for taxi service.
  • 14 miles: CLIFTON FORGE (400 RIDGEWAY ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Callaghan:

  • American National University (about 36 miles; Salem, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,297)
  • Roanoke College (about 36 miles; Salem, VA; FT enrollment: 2,316)
  • Virginia Western Community College (about 40 miles; Roanoke, VA; FT enrollment: 4,762)
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (about 45 miles; Blacksburg, VA; FT enrollment: 30,984)
  • Radford University (about 54 miles; Radford, VA; FT enrollment: 9,426)
  • Lynchburg College (about 57 miles; Lynchburg, VA; FT enrollment: 2,456)
  • Concord University (about 58 miles; Athens, WV; FT enrollment: 2,698)

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Notable location: Dunlap Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Callaghan: Fletcher Chapel (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Thorny Branch (A), Johnsons Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Alleghany County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.0 people
Virginia:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

45.1%
Whole state:

67.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

2.4%
Whole state:

5.7%


No gay or lesbian households reported

22 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010

For population 15 years and over in Callaghan:

Marital status in Callaghan, VA
  • Never married: 36.1%
  • Now married: 47.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 14.1%
  • Divorced: 2.1%

For population 25 years and over in Callaghan:

  • High school or higher: 81.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.4%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.5
Virginia average:

12.1

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Callaghan, VA (based on Alleghany County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,90815
Mainline Protestant2,51222
Catholic1111
Black Protestant831
Other-1
None10,636-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
This county:

1.84 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Alleghany County:

0.61 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Alleghany County:

2.45 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Alleghany County:

5.51 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
This county:

5.51 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Alleghany County:

10.9%
State:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Alleghany County:

27.4%
Virginia:

26.7%

5.04% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($44,554 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.04%
Virginia average:

9.50%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Covington city, VA  1.89% ($41,473 average AGI)
from Bath County, VA  0.36% ($28,762)


4.60% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($42,127 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.60%
Virginia average:

9.76%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Covington city, VA  1.72% ($29,240 average AGI)
to Botetourt County, VA  0.41% ($58,583)

Strongest AM radio stations in Callaghan:

  • WKEY (1340 AM; 1 kW; COVINGTON, VA; Owner: WKEY, INC.)
  • WSLW (1310 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WHITE SULPHUR SPRING, WV; Owner: QUORUM RADIO PARTNERS OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WVBE (610 AM; 5 kW; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WFNR (710 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BLACKSBURG, VA; Owner: PERCEPTION MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WKBA (1550 AM; daytime; 10 kW; VINTON, VA; Owner: TINKER CREEK BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXCF (1230 AM; 1 kW; CLIFTON FORGE, VA; Owner: IMPACT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLLL (930 AM; 10 kW; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: HUBBARD'S ADVERTISING AGENCY, INC.)
  • WKNV (890 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FAIRLAWN, VA; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WFIR (960 AM; 5 kW; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WVMR (1370 AM; daytime; 5 kW; FROST, WV; Owner: POCAHONTAS COMMUNICATIONS COOPERATIVE CORP.)
  • WOAY (860 AM; 10 kW; OAK HILL, WV; Owner: COMMISSIONED COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WYKM (1250 AM; 5 kW; RUPERT, WV; Owner: MT. STATE B. CO., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Callaghan:

  • WIQO-FM (100.9 FM; COVINGTON, VA; Owner: WKEY, INC.)
  • WXCF-FM (103.9 FM; CLIFTON FORGE, VA; Owner: IMPACT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCHG (107.1 FM; HOT SPRINGS, VA; Owner: POCAHONTAS COMMUNICATIONS COOPERATIVE CORP.)
  • WDBS (97.1 FM; SUTTON, WV; Owner: SUMMIT MEDIA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WXLK (92.3 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • KHPR (88.1 FM; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: HAWAII PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WTON-FM (94.3 FM; STAUNTON, VA; Owner: HIGH IMPACT COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WSLC-FM (94.9 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WSLQ (99.1 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WVTF (89.1 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA TECH FOUNDATION INC)
  • WKCJ (103.1 FM; LEWISBURG, WV; Owner: QUORUM RADIO PARTNERS OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WROV-FM (96.3 FM; MARTINSVILLE, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRON-FM (97.7 FM; RONCEVERTE, WV; Owner: RADIO GREENBRIER, INC.)
  • WYYD (107.9 FM; AMHERST, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRXT (90.3 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WMGR-FM (104.9 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNRS-FM (89.9 FM; SWEET BRIAR, VA; Owner: SWEET BRIAR COLLEGE)
  • WYYD-FM1 (107.9 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: WYYD LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPAR (91.3 FM; SALEM, VA; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WVLS (89.7 FM; MONTEREY, VA; Owner: POCAHONTAS COMMUNICATIONS COOPERATIVE CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Callaghan:

  • WSET-TV (Channel 13; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: WSET INCORPORATED)
  • WJPR (Channel 21; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: GRANT BROADCASTING SYSTEMS II, INC.)

Callaghan fatal accident list:

Jan 2, 2008 08:55 PM, Midland Trail, Lat: 37.813780, Lon: -80.078230, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Feb 17, 2007 02:30 PM, I-64, Lat: 37.811353, Lon: -80.067114, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
Sep 15, 2005 02:29 AM, I-64, Lat: 37.818322, Lon: -80.112460, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 37Number of bridges
  • 397ft / 121mTotal length
  • $7,788,000Total costs
  • 73,873Total average daily traffic
  • 13,332Total average daily truck traffic
  • 88,645Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic
New bridges in Callaghan, VA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 41920-1929
  • 51930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 241960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 12000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Callaghan, VA
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Callaghan, VA
  • 41.7%Wood
  • 40.5%Electricity
  • 17.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Callaghan, VA
  • 100.0%Electricity


Callaghan compared to Virginia state average:

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