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Population in 2010: 1,254. Population change since 2000: +2.1%
Males: 594  (47.4%)
Females: 660  (52.6%)

Median resident age:  42.7 years
Virginia median age:  35.1 years

Zip codes: 24317.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $31,886 (it was $27,625 in 2000)
Cana:

$31,886
VA:

$61,741
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $15,699

Cana CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $76,378 (it was $52,500 in 2000)
Cana:

$76,378
VA:

$237,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $102,354; Detached houses: $118,980; Mobile homes: $34,663

Median gross rent in 2012: $582.

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  • White alone - 1,198 (95.5%)
  • Hispanic - 34 (2.7%)
  • Two or more races - 13 (1.0%)
  • Black alone - 7 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.08%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.08%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Cana: 85.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (18.7%), German (8.9%), English (8.8%), Irish (6.6%), Scotch-Irish (6.0%), Dutch (4.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1440 feet

Land area: 7.92 square miles.

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

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For population 25 years and over in Cana:

  • High school or higher: 61.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.9%
  • Unemployed: 10.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cana CDP:

  • Never married: 27.7%
  • Now married: 55.6%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 4.5%
  • Divorced: 10.5%

28 residents are foreign born (1.6% Latin America, 0.7% Europe).

This place:  2.3%
Virginia:  11.6%



According to our research of Virginia and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Cana, Virginia as of December 28, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Cana to the number of sex offenders is 251 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $873 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $728 (1.0%)

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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 July 2013:
Here:

7.7%
Virginia:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (23%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Wholesale trade (11%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (41%)
  • Accommodation and food services (21%)
  • Other services, except public administration (16%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Manufacturing (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (19%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (15%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (12%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Cana-area historical tornado activity is near Virginia state average. It is 29% 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 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 the city 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 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
On 6/26/1995 at 00:36:17, a magnitude 3.5 (3.1 MB, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 44.8 miles away from the city center
On 2/12/1994 at 02:40:24, a magnitude 3.4 (2.9 ML, 3.4 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 75.2 miles away from Cana center
On 4/22/1991 at 01:01:20, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 9.1 mi) earthquake occurred 97.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

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: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospital/medical center in Cana:

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

Other hospitals/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)

Political contributions by individuals in Cana, VA

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cana:

  • New River Community College (about 37 miles; Dublin, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,107)
  • Wake Forest University (about 39 miles; Winston Salem, NC; FT enrollment: 6,909)
  • Radford University (about 39 miles; Radford, VA; FT enrollment: 7,927)
  • Forsyth Technical Community College (about 42 miles; Winston Salem, NC; FT enrollment: 4,471)
  • Winston-Salem State University (about 43 miles; Winston-Salem, NC; FT enrollment: 5,588)
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (about 47 miles; Blacksburg, VA; FT enrollment: 27,887)
  • Guilford College (about 56 miles; Greensboro, NC; FT enrollment: 2,312)

Public elementary/middle school in Cana:

  • St. Paul School (Students: 416; Location: 231 FLOWER GAP ROAD; Grades: K-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
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 11.9. This is significantly better than average.
City:

11.9
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 12.8. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

12.8
U.S.:

22.1


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 25.7%
(28.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for two or more races 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Cana, VA

Cana compared to Virginia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly 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.
  • 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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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

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Cana travel time to work - commute


Cana mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (63%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (17%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (11%)
  • Wood (6%)
  • Other fuel (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 38.25%
Here38.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchInternational Pentecostal Holiness ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Adherents44.5%23.7%5.2%5.0%4.6%
Congregations22.4%18.8%7.1%5.9%4.7%
NameChurch of the BrethrenEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaMoravian Church in AmericaChristian Churches and Churches of ChristOther
Adherents4.4%2.4%2.2%1.6%6.5%
Congregations2.4%1.2%2.4%1.2%34.1%
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
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%

5.03% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,238 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.03%
Virginia average:

11.06%

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:
from Surry County, NC  0.49% ($25,660 average AGI)
from Grayson County, VA  0.46% ($24,298)
from Galax city, VA  0.42% ($30,262)


4.47% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,465 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.47%
Virginia average:

10.78%

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:
to Surry County, NC  0.67% ($21,194 average AGI)
to Galax city, VA  0.47% ($20,830)
to Wythe County, VA  0.40% ($21,825)

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)


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 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/09/2010, Expiration Date: 10/01/2020
    Registrant: 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/09/2003, Expiration Date: 08/24/2013
    Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern Suite E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

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

Businesses in Cana, VA

  • New Balance: 1
  • SAS Shoes: 1

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