Cana, Virginia

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Population in 2010: 1,254. Population change since 2000: +2.1%
Males: 575  (45.9%)
Females: 679  (54.1%)
Median resident age:  40.2 years
Virginia median age:  37.6 years

Zip codes: 24317.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $31,937 (it was $27,625 in 2000)
Cana:

$31,937
VA:

$62,666

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $17,184 (it was $14,859 in 2000)

Cana CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $83,647 (it was $52,500 in 2000)
Cana:

$83,647
VA:

$239,300

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $100,553; Detached houses: $117,015; Mobile homes: $47,676

Median gross rent in 2013: $552.

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  • Races in Cana, VA (2010)

    Cana races chart
    • 1,19895.5%White alone
    • 342.7%Hispanic
    • 131.0%Two or more races
    • 70.6%Black alone
    • 10.08%American Indian alone
    • 10.08%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Cana: 84.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (18.0%), German (11.7%), Irish (7.6%), English (7.4%), Dutch (4.9%), French (2.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1440 feet

Land area: 7.92 square miles.

Population density: 158 people per square mile   (very low).

Cana,VA real estate house value index trend

Cana, Virginia map

For population 25 years and over in Cana:

  • High school or higher: 62.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.4%
  • Unemployed: 7.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cana CDP:

  • Never married: 29.8%
  • Now married: 49.7%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 4.2%
  • Divorced: 14.1%

17 residents are foreign born

This place:

1.1%
Virginia:

11.5%



According to our research of Virginia and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Cana, Virginia as of July 26, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Cana to the number of sex offenders is 627 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $927 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $608 (0.8%)

Cana satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Winston-Salem, NC (40.4 miles , pop. 185,776).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Greensboro, NC (58.9 miles , pop. 223,891).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (381.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Fancy Gap, VA (2.5 miles ), Toast, NC (2.5 miles ), Mount Airy, NC (2.6 miles ), White Plains, NC (3.2 miles ), Lowgap, NC (3.4 miles ), Hillsville, VA (3.5 miles ), Woodlawn, VA (3.6 miles ), Dobson, NC (3.7 miles ).

Latitude: 36.58 N, Longitude: 80.67 W

Area code: 276

Cana household income distribution Cana home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.9%
Virginia:

4.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Information (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (52%)
  • Accommodation and food services (18%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (23%)
  • Management occupations (19%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (8%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (7%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (21%)
  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (15%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)

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

Average climate in Cana, Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Cana-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Virginia state average. It is 52% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/22/1985, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 40.2 miles away from the Cana place center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/20/1998, a category F3 tornado 40.4 miles away from the place center killed 2 people and injured 27 people and caused $34 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Cana-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Virginia state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 211.9 miles away from the city center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 81.2 miles away from Cana center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 82.4 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 213.9 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 191.6 miles away from Cana center
On 6/29/1996 at 19:30:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 82.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Carroll County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Cana topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Cana:

  • LIBERTY HOME CARE (15397 FANCY GAP HIGHWAY, SUITE 2)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Cana:

  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - SURRY COMMUNITY (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; MOUNT AIRY, NC)
  • SURRY COMMUNITY NURSING CTR (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; MOUNT AIRY, NC)
  • MOUNTAIN VALLEY HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE (Hospital, about 6 miles away; MOUNT AIRY, NC)
  • SYDNOR STREET GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 7 miles away; MOUNT AIRY, NC)
  • NORTHERN HOSPITAL OF SURRY COUNTY Acute Care Hospitals (about 8 miles away; MOUNT AIRY, NC)
  • PARK DRIVE GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 9 miles away; MOUNT AIRY, NC)
  • MOUNT AIRY DIALYSIS CENTER OF WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; MOUNT AIRY, NC)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cana:

  • Surry Community College (about 15 miles; Dobson, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,686)
  • Wytheville Community College (about 35 miles; Wytheville, VA; FT enrollment: 2,193)
  • New River Community College (about 37 miles; Dublin, VA; FT enrollment: 3,007)
  • Wake Forest University (about 38 miles; Winston Salem, NC; FT enrollment: 6,407)
  • Radford University (about 39 miles; Radford, VA; FT enrollment: 9,426)
  • Forsyth Technical Community College (about 42 miles; Winston Salem, NC; FT enrollment: 7,190)
  • Wilkes Community College (about 43 miles; Wilkesboro, NC; FT enrollment: 2,292)

Public elementary/middle school in Cana:

  • ST PAUL (Students: 416, Location: 231 FLOWER GAP ROAD, Grades: PK-7)
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Churches in Cana include: Rocky Ford Church (A), Epworth Church (B), Cana Baptist Church (C), Saint Paul Church of the Brethren (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Oak Ridge Cemetery (1), Epworth Cemetery (2), Cana Cemetery (3), Wisler Cemetery (4), Saint Paul Cemetery (5), Rocky Ford Cemetery (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Carroll County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 13.7. This is significantly better than average.

City:

13.7
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 10.4. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.4
U.S.:

20.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 27.9%
(31.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.3 people
Virginia:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  67.4%
Whole state:  67.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.1%
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: 0.2% of all households

Banks with branches in Cana (2011 data):

  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Cana Branch at 15497 Fancy Gap Highway, branch established on 1979/11/16. 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 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.5
Virginia average:

12.3

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Cana CDP (based on Carroll County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,02044
Mainline Protestant3,19228
Catholic2571
Other1-
Black Protestant-1
None19,572-
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: 2
Carroll County:

0.69 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Carroll County:

0.34 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 30
Carroll County:

10.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Here:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.0%
Virginia:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Carroll County:

31.7%
Virginia:

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

20.1%
State:

18.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Cana:

43.7%
Virginia:

50.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Cana:

35.6%
Virginia:

47.8%

Average BMI:
Cana:

28.6
Virginia:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Cana:

25.5%
State:

20.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.6%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Cana:

6.8
Virginia:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.0%
Virginia:

33.7%

General health condition:
Cana:

48.8%
State:

56.9%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

74.8%
Virginia:

80.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Cana, VA Residents

4.48% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,737 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.48%
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 Grayson County, VA  0.50% ($24,784 average AGI)
from Surry County, NC  0.41% ($23,595)
from Galax city, VA  0.40% ($22,683)


4.32% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,323 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.32%
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 Galax city, VA  0.53% ($23,130 average AGI)
to Grayson County, VA  0.49% ($19,160)
to Surry County, NC  0.44% ($26,067)

Strongest AM radio stations in Cana:

  • WPAQ (740 AM; 10 kW; MOUNT AIRY, NC; Owner: RALPH D. EPPERSON)
  • WSYD (1300 AM; 10 kW; MOUNT AIRY, NC; Owner: GRANITE CITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWWJ (1360 AM; 5 kW; GALAX, VA; Owner: TWIN COUNTY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSGH (1040 AM; 9 kW; LEWISVILLE, NC; Owner: WINSTON-SALEM, GREENSBORO, HIGH POINT AREA RADIO)
  • WHKY (1290 AM; 50 kW; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)
  • WHEO (1270 AM; 5 kW; STUART, VA; Owner: MOUNTAIN VIEW COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFNR (710 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BLACKSBURG, VA; Owner: PERCEPTION MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WKNV (890 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FAIRLAWN, VA; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WSJS (600 AM; 5 kW; WINSTON-SALEM, NC)
  • WHHV (1400 AM; 1 kW; HILLSVILLE, VA; Owner: NEW LIFE CHRISTIAN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cana:

  • WBRF (98.1 FM; GALAX, VA; Owner: BLUE RIDGE RADIO, INC.)
  • WTQR (104.1 FM; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W285DJ (104.9 FM; MOUNT AIRY, NC; Owner: TRIAD FAMILY NETWORK, INC,)
  • WPIN-FM (91.5 FM; DUBLIN, VA; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • KHPR (88.1 FM; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: HAWAII PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WPSK-FM (107.1 FM; PULASKI, VA; Owner: NEW RIVER VALLEY RADIO PARTNERS, LLC)
  • WVTR (91.9 FM; MARION, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA TECH FOUNDATION INC)
  • W267AN (101.3 FM; WILKESBORO, NC; Owner: TRIAD FAMILY NETWORK, INC.)
  • WROV-FM (96.3 FM; MARTINSVILLE, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXLK (92.3 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WSLQ (99.1 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WSLC-FM (94.9 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WVTF (89.1 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA TECH FOUNDATION INC)
  • W212AW (90.3 FM; MOUNT AIRY, NC; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY RADIO)
  • WKBC-FM (97.3 FM; NORTH WILKESBORO, NC; Owner: WILKES BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WIFM-FM (100.9 FM; ELKIN, NC; Owner: VON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFMX (105.7 FM; STATESVILLE, NC; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WHAJ (104.5 FM; BLUEFIELD, WV; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WJMH (102.1 FM; REIDSVILLE, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENSBORO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WMEV-FM (93.9 FM; MARION, VA; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Cana:

  • WXII-TV (Channel 12; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: WXII HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WUNL-TV (Channel 26; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 8m26ftTotal length
  • $2,629,000Total costs
  • 4,415Total average daily traffic
  • 17Total average daily truck traffic
  • 8,766Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • 3.5 Km (2.2 Miles) Sw Of (Lat: 36.574861 Lon: -80.712556), Structure height: 19.8 m, Call Sign: KNKN670
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 845.010 MHzGrant Date: 11/09/2010, Expiration Date: 10/01/2020Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Nathan Byrd, Rt. 854 William Drive (Lat: 36.600639 Lon: -80.731972), Type: 60.6, Overall height: 59.4 m, Registrant: 2769631821, Nbyrd@pegasustower.Com
  • Nathan Byrd, Rt. 854 William Drive (Lat: 36.600639 Lon: -80.731972), Type: 60.6, Overall height: 59.4 m, Registrant: 2769631821, Nbyrd@pegasustower.Com

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Cana Vol Rescue Squad Bldg (Lat: 36.507083 Lon: -80.627556), Call Sign: KNHG970
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.265 MHzGrant Date: 08/24/2013, Expiration Date: 08/24/2023Registrant: Professional Communications, 435 Mussers Mill Road, Crockett, VA 24323, Phone: (540) 392-4192, Fax: (413) 653-2013, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Cana)

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

  • NEW BETHEL BAPTIST CHURCH (Serves NC, Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 42
  • Hazardous Condition: 3
  • Good Intent Call: 5

Incident types - Cana

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Cana, VA
Most common first names in Cana, VA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William2974.6 years
James2874.2 years
Mary2378.3 years
John1474.1 years
Sarah1087.5 years
Willie968.8 years
Robert971.5 years
Roy970.9 years
Annie777.2 years
Howard776.0 years
Most common last names in Cana, VA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Hawks4772.8 years
Edwards3971.4 years
Jones3973.8 years
Easter3778.0 years
Mcmillian2976.4 years
Leonard2178.2 years
Hall2174.5 years
Ayers1980.3 years
Combs1880.0 years
Thomas1872.5 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (71%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (15%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Utility gas (1%)

Businesses in Cana, VA

  • New Balance: 1
  • SAS Shoes: 1

Cana compared to Virginia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
There are no pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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