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Population in 2012: 162 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.0%
Males: 83  (51.5%)
Females: 79  (48.5%)

Median resident age:  43.7 years
Virginia median age:  35.1 years

Zip code: 23829

Estimated median household income in 2012: $51,240 (it was $45,000 in 2000)
Capron:

$51,240
VA:

$61,741
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,987

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $130,947 (it was $90,000 in 2000)
Capron:

$130,947
VA:

$237,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $146,250; Detached houses: $146,250

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,025.

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  • White alone - 136 (81.9%)
  • Black alone - 29 (17.5%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.6%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Capron: 85.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (25.0%), German (12.5%), Irish (11.8%), English (11.1%), French (5.6%), Scottish (3.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 110 feet

Land area: 0.16 square miles.

Population density: 1,005 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Capron:

  • High school or higher: 81.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.8%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Capron town:

  • Never married: 13.6%
  • Now married: 53.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 10.7%
  • Divorced: 22.3%



According to our research of Virginia and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Capron, Virginia as of October 21, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Capron to the number of sex offenders is 162 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,063 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $900 (1.1%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Suffolk, VA (32.9 miles , pop. 63,677).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Norfolk, VA (53.5 miles , pop. 234,403).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (253.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Newsoms, VA (2.7 miles ), Courtland, VA (2.7 miles ), Boykins, VA (3.0 miles ), Branchville, VA (3.2 miles) , Sedley, VA (3.6 miles ), Severn, NC (3.7 miles ), Franklin, VA (3.9 miles ), Jarratt, VA (4.1 miles ).

Latitude: 36.71 N, Longitude: 77.20 W

Area code: 434

Capron household income distribution Capron home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.6%
Virginia:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +23 (+16.0%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (26%)
  • Construction (21%)
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Public administration (16%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Retail trade (32%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Wholesale trade (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Public administration (10%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Top executives (13%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (12%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Computer specialists (6%)
  • Religious workers (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (15%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (15%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (12%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (12%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (9%)
  • Registered nurses (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)


Average climate in Capron, Virginia

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Tornado activity:

Capron-area historical tornado activity is above Virginia state average. It is 41% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/28/1988, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.7 miles away from the Capron town center killed 4 people and injured 154 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 8/6/1993, a category F4 tornado 36.1 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:

Capron-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Virginia state average. It is 96% 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 71.9 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 86.7 miles away from Capron 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 79.3 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 81.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Southampton County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Capron:

  • COURTLAND HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; COURTLAND, VA)
  • COURTLAND HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; COURTLAND, VA)
  • SOUTHAMPTON DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 15 miles away; FRANKLIN, VA)

Political contributions by individuals in Capron, VA

Airports located in Capron:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Capron:

  • Virginia State University (about 39 miles; Petersburg, VA; Full-time enrollment: 4,635)
  • John Tyler Community College (about 46 miles; Chester, VA; FT enrollment: 2,773)
  • Christopher Newport University (about 47 miles; Newport News, VA; FT enrollment: 4,722)
  • College of William and Mary (about 48 miles; Williamsburg, VA; FT enrollment: 7,397)
  • Thomas Nelson Community College (about 50 miles; Hampton, VA; FT enrollment: 3,554)
  • Old Dominion University (about 52 miles; Norfolk, VA; FT enrollment: 15,643)
  • Tidewater Community College (about 52 miles; Norfolk, VA; FT enrollment: 12,101)

Public elementary/middle school in Capron:

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Notable location: Capron Volunteer Fire and First Aid Squad (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Southampton County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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

CAPRON, TOWN OF (Population served: 144, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-14-2005), St Public Notif requested (NOV-14-2005), St Public Notif received (DEC-02-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-18-2005), St Public Notif requested (OCT-18-2005), St Public Notif received (NOV-03-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-17-2001), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-17-2001), St Public Notif received (SEP-27-2001)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 8.9%
(10.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Virginia:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  61.5%
Whole state:  67.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  13.8%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.5% of all households

Capron compared to Virginia state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Banks with branches in Capron (2011 data):

  • The Bank of Southside Virginia: Capron Branch at 23003 Main Street, branch established on 1962/03/09. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $530.3 mil, Deposits: $452.9 mil, headquarters in Carson, VA, positive income, 15 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of Southside Virginia Corporation, The

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Capron travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (40%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (35%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (23%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Capron town (based on Southampton County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 43.68%
Here43.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchEpiscopal ChurchUnited Church of ChristOther
Adherents63.1%23.7%4.1%3.6%5.5%
Congregations41.7%38.9%5.6%5.6%8.3%
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: 3
This county:

1.63 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
This county:

2.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.42 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Southampton County:

2.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

11.1%
State:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

29.6%
Virginia:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Southampton County:

19.9%
Virginia:

18.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 2$650
Totals for Government 0$0 2$650


8.00% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,116 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.00%
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 Franklin city, VA  1.21% ($34,192 average AGI)
from Suffolk city, VA  0.78% ($37,043)
from Virginia Beach city, VA  0.68% ($37,488)


6.02% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,483 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.02%
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 Franklin city, VA  1.07% ($30,159 average AGI)
to Isle of Wight County, VA  0.54% ($26,469)
to Suffolk city, VA  0.42% ($30,680)

Strongest AM radio stations in Capron:

  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WCKO (1110 AM; daytime; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WRJR (670 AM; 20 kW; CLAREMONT, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE-PORTSMOUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRVA (1140 AM; 50 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDZY (1290 AM; 25 kW; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, VA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WGH (1310 AM; 20 kW; NEWPORT NEWS, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE BAY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WKGM (940 AM; 10 kW; SMITHFIELD, VA; Owner: WKGM, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WPMH (1010 AM; 10 kW; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WGGM (820 AM; 10 kW; CHESTER, VA; Owner: HOFFMAN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLQM (1250 AM; daytime; 1 kW; FRANKLIN, VA; Owner: FRANKLIN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEVA (860 AM; daytime; 1 kW; EMPORIA, VA; Owner: COLONIAL MEDIA CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Capron:

  • WLQM-FM (101.7 FM; FRANKLIN, VA; Owner: FRANKLIN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAFX (106.9 FM; SUFFOLK, VA; Owner: TIDEWATER COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WHRO-FM (90.3 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: HAMPTON ROADS EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATION,INC)
  • WHRV (89.5 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: HAMPTON ROADS EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATION,INC)
  • WDLZ (98.3 FM; MURFREESBORO, NC; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WZRU (88.5 FM; ROANOKE RAPIDS, NC; Owner: ROANOKE VALLEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WVKL (95.7 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: ENTERCOM NORFOLK LICENSE, LLC)
  • WYTT (97.9 FM; GASTON, NC; Owner: MAINQUAD, INC.)
  • WJCD (107.7 FM; WINDSOR, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRTP-FM (90.1 FM; ROANOKE RAPIDS, NC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WJYA (89.3 FM; EMPORIA, VA; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)

TV broadcast stations around Capron:

  • WTKR (Channel 3; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WWAY (Channel 3; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WTVZ-TV (Channel 33; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WTVZ LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WHRO-TV (Channel 15; HAMPTON-NORFOLK, VA; Owner: HAMPTON ROADS EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSOC, INC.)
  • WPXV (Channel 49; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WVEC-TV (Channel 13; HAMPTON, VA; Owner: WVEC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WAVY-TV (Channel 10; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: WAVY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WUNP-TV (Channel 36; ROANOKE RAPIDS, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WGNT (Channel 27; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: UPN TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)

Capron fatal accident list:

Apr 19, 1985 03:25 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Oct 18, 1978 06:45 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1



FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • 16469 Southampton Pkwy (Lat: 36.705139 Lon: -77.225250), Type: Tower, Structure height: 86.8 m, Overall height: 90.8 m, Call Sign: KNKN909
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/31/2010, Expiration Date: 10/01/2020, Certifier: John T Scott Iii
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, Licensingcompliance@verizonwireless.Com, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • SOUTHAMPTON CC, 14545 Old Belfield Rd (Lat: 36.724444 Lon: -77.251056), Type: Pole, Structure height: 7 m, Overall height: 13 m, Call Sign: WPKF562
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.050 MHz, 453.050 MHz, 453.275 MHz, 453.275 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/08/2011, Expiration Date: 02/07/2022, Certifier: Paul D Hoppes
    Registrant: Department Of Corrections, 6900 Atmore Drive, Richmond, VA 23261, Phone: (804) 674-3149, Fax: (804) 674-3536, Email:
  • Hwy 658 (Lat: 36.685417 Lon: -77.166083), Structure height: 98 m, Call Sign: WQM423, Licensee ID: L00021712
    Assigned Frequencies: 49.3400 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/25/1996, Expiration Date: 10/25/2001, Cancellation Date: 08/16/2001
    Registrant: Champion International Corp, 13516 Christanna Hwy, Lawrenceville, VA 23868, Phone: (919) 794-4181
  • 1/2 Mi N Of Int Sr 609 & 653 (Lat: 36.773750 Lon: -77.173306), Type: Pole, Structure height: 15 m, Overall height: 20 m, Call Sign: WNMM447
    Assigned Frequencies: 49.5000 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/26/1998, Expiration Date: 10/26/2003, Cancellation Date: 12/28/2003, Certifier: Signature On File
    Registrant: Fit, 871 Country Club Rd Ste A, Eugene, OR 97401-2200, Fax: (541) 485-7556
  • Mobiles Loc 1, Lat: 36.711250 Lon: -77.199639, Call Sign: WPDB322, Licensee ID: L00008014
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.250 MHz, 161.565 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/22/2003, Expiration Date: 09/09/2013, Certifier: Jerry R Celio
    Registrant: Norfolk Southern Railway Company, 1200 Peachtree Street Ne Box 123, Atlanta, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 582-6224, Fax: (404) 582-6209, Email:
  • Lat: 36.749333 Lon: -77.194167, Call Sign: WQPN710
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.670 MHz, 151.790 MHz, 160.020 MHz, 151.970 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/09/2012, Expiration Date: 07/09/2022, Certifier: John Rawls Jr
    Registrant: Telpage, 636 South Main St., Emporia, VA 23847, Phone: (434) 634-5100, Fax: (434) 634-4308, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • SOUTHAMPTON JAIL FAR, 19458 Camp Twenty Drive (Lat: 36.753611 Lon: -77.249028), Type: Tower, Structure height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WQEJ294
    Assigned Frequencies: 6830.62 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/08/2006, Expiration Date: 02/08/2016, Certifier: Bill Gentry
    Registrant: Radio Dynamics Corporation, 6701 Democracy Blvd, Suite 300, Bethesda, MD 20817, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:
  • CAPRON, Meadow St (Lat: 36.707917 Lon: -77.200500), Overall height: 69.5 m, Call Sign: WHT75
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/25/1991, Expiration Date: 02/01/2001, Cancellation Date: 12/10/1997
    Registrant: Contel Of Virginia Inc, Mechanicsville, VA 23111

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • Rt. 658, .25 Mi E Of Intsection With Rt. 609 (Lat: 36.685417 Lon: -77.166056), Overall height: 97.5 m, Call Sign: KNKK430, Licensee ID: L01422065
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.862 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/12/2008, Expiration Date: 07/01/2018, Certifier: Shawn E Endsley
    Registrant: Usa Mobility Wireless, Inc., 3000 Technology Dr. #400, Plano, TX 75074, Phone: (972) 801-0000, Fax: (972) 801-1699, Email:


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 22
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Incident types - Capron


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