Chase City, Virginia

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Population in 2019: 2,215 (96% urban, 4% rural).
Population change since 2000: -9.8%
 
Males: 1,074  (48.5%)
Females: 1,141  (51.5%)
Median resident age:

38.4 years
Virginia median age:

38.5 years

Zip codes: 23924.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $31,776 (it was $22,193 in 2000)
Chase City:

$31,776
VA:

$76,456

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $18,533 (it was $13,559 in 2000)

Chase City town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $91,261 (it was $54,300 in 2000)
Chase City:

$91,261
VA:

$288,800

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $124,745; detached houses: $128,484; mobile homes: $67,224

Median gross rent in 2019: $642.

March 2019 cost of living index in Chase City: 76.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 31.7%
(19.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 39.9% for Black residents, 69.2% for two or more races residents)
  • Races in Chase City, VA (2019)
    • 1,41054.4%Black alone
    • 1,00038.6%White alone
    • 1034.0%Two or more races
    • 602.3%Hispanic
    • 220.8%Other race alone
    • 30.1%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Virginia and other state lists, there were 31 registered sex offenders living in Chase City, Virginia as of July 03, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Chase City is 79 to 1.


Crime rates in Chase City by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(43.8)
1
(44.1)
1
(45.1)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(42.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(87.5)
3
(126.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(43.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(43.6)
1
(43.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(83.1)
0
(0.0)
2
(86.6)
1
(43.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(84.1)
2
(84.5)
2
(85.9)
2
(86.2)
1
(43.6)
1
(43.8)
2
(88.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(45.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2
(83.1)
3
(128.0)
4
(173.2)
4
(173.4)
5
(218.6)
8
(336.3)
2
(84.5)
6
(257.7)
8
(345.0)
3
(130.9)
1
(43.8)
8
(352.7)
3
(135.2)
4
(180.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
9
(374.1)
12
(512.2)
14
(606.1)
8
(346.8)
14
(612.2)
10
(420.3)
10
(422.3)
7
(300.7)
10
(431.2)
0
(0.0)
8
(350.1)
15
(661.4)
12
(540.8)
9
(406.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
63
(2,618)
43
(1,835)
58
(2,511)
56
(2,427)
69
(3,017)
67
(2,816)
62
(2,618)
55
(2,363)
55
(2,372)
44
(1,920)
31
(1,357)
17
(749.6)
29
(1,307)
25
(1,130)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
5
(207.8)
8
(341.4)
2
(86.6)
2
(86.7)
1
(43.7)
3
(126.1)
3
(126.7)
0
(0.0)
4
(172.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
6
(264.6)
5
(225.3)
1
(45.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(43.3)
1
(43.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(44.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index189.1196.3210.4176.0280.7345.5186.7227.2233.7151.0223.2282.6225.3127.0

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Chase City, VA

Crime rate in Chase City detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 10 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.07
Virginia average:

2.27
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Ancestries: American (23.1%), European (4.3%), English (3.4%), African (2.3%), Italian (1.9%), Irish (1.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1873

Elevation: 546 feet

Land area: 2.19 square miles.

Population density: 1,011 people per square mile   (low).

Chase City, Virginia map

33 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.3%
Virginia:

12.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $620 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $387 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lynchburg, VA (57.3 miles , pop. 65,269).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (68.6 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (285.0 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Thynedale, VA (1.3 miles),
Boydton, VA (3.1 miles ),
Baskerville, VA (3.6 miles),
Clarksville, VA (3.7 miles ),
Union Level, VA (3.7 miles),
Clover, VA (3.9 miles ),
Drakes Branch, VA (3.9 miles ),
Lunenburg, VA (3.9 miles)

Latitude: 36.80 N, Longitude: 78.46 W

Area code: 434

Distribution of median household income in Chase City, VA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Chase City, VA in 2019
Chase City satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.0%
Virginia:

4.6%
Most common industries in Chase City, VA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (9.2%)
  • Public administration (8.4%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (7.9%)
  • Construction (6.4%)
  • Educational services (5.9%)
  • Wood products (5.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (11.5%)
  • Wood products (8.3%)
  • Truck transportation (8.1%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (7.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.5%)
  • Public administration (6.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.4%)
  • Public administration (11.0%)
  • Educational services (9.3%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (8.5%)
  • Food (7.4%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (5.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.7%)
Most common occupations in Chase City, VA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.4%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (9.5%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.7%)
  • Carpenters (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (8.8%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.8%)

Average climate in Chase City, Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Chase City-area historical tornado activity is near Virginia state average. It is 33% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/24/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 22.1 miles away from the Chase City town center killed one person and injured 4 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 8/29/1988, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 2.1 miles away from the town center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Chase City-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Virginia state average. It is 47% 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 82.0 miles away from Chase City center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 147.8 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 62.6 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) earthquake occurred 70.3 miles away from Chase City center
On 8/25/2011 at 05:07:52, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 4.2 mi) earthquake occurred 83.9 miles away from the city center
On 8/24/2011 at 00:04:36, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 ML) earthquake occurred 82.0 miles away from Chase City center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Mecklenburg County (16) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Droughts: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Chase City topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Chase City:

  • CHASE CITY HEALTH AND REHAB CENTER (5539 HIGHWAY FORTY SEVEN)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Chase City:

  • MEADOWVIEW TERRACE (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; CLARKSVILLE, VA)

Airports located in Chase City:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Chase City:

  • Southside Virginia Community College (about 31 miles; Alberta, VA; Full-time enrollment: 3,716)
  • Vance-Granville Community College (about 33 miles; Henderson, NC; FT enrollment: 3,232)
  • Longwood University (about 35 miles; Farmville, VA; FT enrollment: 4,565)
  • Danville Community College (about 55 miles; Danville, VA; FT enrollment: 2,747)
  • Liberty University (about 56 miles; Lynchburg, VA; FT enrollment: 61,625)
  • Central Virginia Community College (about 56 miles; Lynchburg, VA; FT enrollment: 2,759)
  • Lynchburg College (about 58 miles; Lynchburg, VA; FT enrollment: 2,456)

Public elementary/middle school in Chase City:

  • CHASE CITY ELEM (Students: 530, Location: 5450 HIGHWAY FORTY-SEVEN, Grades: PK-5)
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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Chase City: South Central Fairgrounds (A), Fire Station Number 1 (B), Butler Memorial Library (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Chase City include: Bethlehem Baptist Church (A), Centenary United Methodist Church (B), Chase City Presbyterian Church (C), First Baptist Church of Chase City (D), First Christian Church (E), Saint Johns Episcopal Church (F), Silone Baptist Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Bethlehem Cemetery (1), Woodlawn Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: MacCallum More Gardens (Museums; 603 Hudgins St).

Birthplace of: Joseph R. Inge - General, John Christopher Draper - Chemist, Rufus Meadows - Baseball player.

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

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

CHASE CITY,TOWN OF (Population served: 2,242, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-27-2008), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-27-2008), St Public Notif received (JUN-25-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUN-25-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In APR-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-14-2013), St Public Notif requested (AUG-19-2013), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-19-2013), St Public Notif received (SEP-06-2013)
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In OCT-09-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-16-2011), St Public Notif requested (DEC-22-2011), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-22-2011), St Public Notif received (JAN-10-2012)
  • Water Quality Parameter M/R - Between JAN-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-17-2009), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-17-2009), St Compliance achieved (OCT-15-2009), St Public Notif received (JUN-23-2010)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-16-2008), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-16-2008), St Compliance achieved (APR-14-2009), St Public Notif received (AUG-14-2009)
  • Water Quality Parameter M/R - Between JUL-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-15-2009), St Public Notif requested (JAN-30-2009), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-30-2009), St Public Notif received (AUG-14-2009)
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This town:

2.3 people
Virginia:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

60.0%
Whole state:

67.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

5.0%
Whole state:

5.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Banks with branches in Chase City (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Chase City Branch at 525 North Main Street, branch established on 1966/12/12. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • First-Citizens Bank & Trust Company: Chase City Branch at 242 North Main Street, branch established on 1976/06/24. Info updated 2011/10/11: Bank assets: $20,566.4 mil, Deposits: $17,596.8 mil, headquarters in Raleigh, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 433 total offices, Holding Company: First Citizens Bancshares, Inc.
  • Benchmark Community Bank: Chase City Branch at 845 East Second Street, branch established on 2000/01/07. 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.
  • Carter Bank & Trust: Chase City Branch at 749 East 2nd Street, branch established on 1988/09/30. Info updated 2007/02/23: Bank assets: $3,970.4 mil, Deposits: $3,610.0 mil, headquarters in Martinsville, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 123 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Chase City:

Marital status in Chase City, VA
  • Never married: 40.4%
  • Now married: 33.8%
  • Separated: 5.9%
  • Widowed: 8.7%
  • Divorced: 11.3%

For population 25 years and over in Chase City:

  • High school or higher: 76.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.1%
  • Unemployed: 13.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.1
Virginia average:

12.1

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Chase City
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Chase City, VA (based on Mecklenburg County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant10,50250
Mainline Protestant3,41836
Catholic5342
Black Protestant2344
Other22-
None18,017-
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: 7
This county:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 38
This county:

11.87 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 35
Here:

10.93 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

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

13.1%
Virginia:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Mecklenburg County:

29.7%
State:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

17.6%
State:

18.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

50.7%
State:

50.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

46.5%
Virginia:

48.6%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.3
Virginia:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Chase City:

19.9%
Virginia:

20.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Chase City:

12.4%
Virginia:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Virginia:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.0%
Virginia:

33.5%

General health condition:
Here:

54.3%
Virginia:

57.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Chase City:

78.5%
Virginia:

80.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Chase City, VA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 9$31,010$41,3470$0
Sewerage 5$13,722$32,9330$0
Streets and Highways 4$10,320$30,9600$0
Solid Waste Management 3$6,906$27,6242$2,755
Other Government Administration 2$9,066$54,3960$0
Water Supply 2$5,582$33,4920$0
Other and Unallocable 2$11,284$67,7040$0
Financial Administration 2$6,564$39,3840$0
Police - Other 1$2,772$33,2641$144
Totals for Government 30$97,226$38,8903$2,899

Chase City government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Central Staff Services: $108,000 ($48.76)
    Regular Highways: $56,000 ($25.28)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $670,000 ($302.48)
    Water Utilities: $466,000 ($210.38)
    Regular Highways: $395,000 ($178.33)
    Housing and Community Development: $366,000 ($165.24)
    Sewerage: $315,000 ($142.21)
    Solid Waste Management: $259,000 ($116.93)
    Financial Administration: $181,000 ($81.72)
    Central Staff Services: $118,000 ($53.27)
    Local Fire Protection: $64,000 ($28.89)
    Parks and Recreation: $19,000 ($8.58)
    Libraries: $12,000 ($5.42)
    Air Transportation: $10,000 ($4.51)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,000 ($1.81)
    General - Other: $3,000 ($1.35)
    General Public Buildings: $1,000 ($0.45)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $110,000 ($49.66)
    Regular Highways: $11,000 ($4.97)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $174,000 ($78.56)

Chase City government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $278,000 ($125.51)
    Solid Waste Management: $172,000 ($77.65)
    Other: $26,000 ($11.74)
    Air Transportation: $3,000 ($1.35)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $10,000 ($4.51)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $18,000 ($8.13)
    Interest Earnings: $6,000 ($2.71)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $495,000 ($223.48)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $442,000 ($199.55)
    Housing and Community Development: $336,000 ($151.69)
    Other: $91,000 ($41.08)
  • Tax - Property: $544,000 ($245.60)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $275,000 ($124.15)
    Other License: $252,000 ($113.77)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $96,000 ($43.34)
    Public Utility License: $70,000 ($31.60)
    Other: $61,000 ($27.54)

Chase City government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,339,000 ($1958.92)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,320,000 ($1950.34)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,310,000 ($591.42)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,290,000 ($582.39)

Chase City government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,685,000 ($760.72)

5.12% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($51,384 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.12%
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 Brunswick County, VA  0.60% ($30,015 average AGI)
from Lunenburg County, VA  0.33% ($22,378)
from Halifax County, VA  0.23% ($48,115)


4.85% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($38,390 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.85%
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 Halifax County, VA  0.47% ($37,170 average AGI)
to Brunswick County, VA  0.41% ($36,022)
to Lunenburg County, VA  0.23% ($26,462)
Businesses in Chase City, VA
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Hardee's1
CVS1Lane Furniture1
Circle K1Subway1
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Strongest AM radio stations in Chase City:

  • WMEK (980 AM; daytime; 1 kW; CHASE CITY, VA; Owner: WEST MECKLENBURG BROADCASTING)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WSHV (1370 AM; daytime; 4 kW; SOUTH HILL, VA; Owner: OLD BELT BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRVA (1140 AM; 50 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSVS (800 AM; 5 kW; CREWE, VA; Owner: COLONIAL BROADCASTING OF CREWE, INC.)
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDZY (1290 AM; 25 kW; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, VA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WKLV (1440 AM; 5 kW; BLACKSTONE, VA; Owner: DENBAR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WETC (540 AM; 8 kW; WENDELL-ZEBULON, NC; Owner: CAROLINA REGIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Chase City:

  • WFXQ (99.9 FM; CHASE CITY, VA; Owner: JOYNER RADIO, INC.)
  • WKJS (104.7 FM; CREWE, VA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQOK (97.5 FM; SOUTH BOSTON, VA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WZZU (97.9 FM; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: TRAVIS MEDIA L.L.C.)
  • WKSK-FM (98.9 FM; SOUTH HILL, VA; Owner: OLD BELT BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WYFL (92.5 FM; HENDERSON, NC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WICE (98.3 FM; CLARKSVILLE, VA; Owner: JOYNER RADIO, INC.)
  • WHLF-FM (95.3 FM; SOUTH BOSTON, VA; Owner: JLC PROPERTIES, INC)
  • WSMY-FM (103.1 FM; ALBERTA, VA; Owner: MAINQUAD BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Chase City:

  • WWAY (Channel 3; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WRPX (Channel 47; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: PAXSON RALEIGH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WERI-LP (Channel 39; KEYSVILLE, VA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W65CN (Channel 65; CHASE CITY, VA; Owner: TV BROADCASTERS OF CENTRAL VIRGINIA)
  • W34AX (Channel 34; HENDERSON, NC; Owner: TIME WARNER ENTERTAINMENT)
  • WSVL-LP (Channel 48; KEYSVILLE, ETC., VA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W79AT (Channel 79; CHASE CITY, ETC., VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Chase City: Earl D. Gregory.

Chase City fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019

Chase City fatal accident list:

Sep 26, 2019 10:15 PM, Berry Street, Grove Avenue, Lat: 36.803069, Lon: -78.458361, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Apr 12, 2006 03:48 PM, Sr-92, Lat: 36.796352, Lon: -78.475322, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Nov 1, 2004 10:15 AM, Sr-92, Lat: 36.796352, Lon: -78.475322, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Aug 20, 1992 03:01 PM, W2ndstreet, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 14, 1988 02:29 PM, 49, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 11Number of bridges
  • 121ft / 36.6mTotal length
  • $6,035,000Total costs
  • 64,633Total average daily traffic
  • 1,334Total average daily truck traffic
  • 131,449Total future (year 2021) average daily traffic
New bridges in Chase City, VA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 31950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 21990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Chase City, VA

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 63. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 98 took place in 2005, and the least - 7 in 2002. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Chase City, VA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (43.1%), and Outside Fires (41.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Chase City, VA
    • 46143.1%Structure Fires
    • 44541.6%Outside Fires
    • 14213.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 212.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Chase City, VA
Most common first names in Chase City, VA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James9771.4 years
Mary8078.6 years
John7875.4 years
William7671.8 years
George4874.7 years
Robert4571.1 years
Annie3779.6 years
Thomas3673.9 years
Charlie3374.9 years
Willie3274.9 years
Most common last names in Chase City, VA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith6772.6 years
Wilson4075.4 years
Jones3974.2 years
Tucker3874.4 years
Carter3573.7 years
Hayes3469.8 years
Williams3174.4 years
Harris2571.4 years
Roberts2567.5 years
Gregory2473.9 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Chase City, VA
  • 64.6%Electricity
  • 13.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 12.4%Utility gas
  • 7.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.1%No fuel used
  • 0.8%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Chase City, VA
  • 54.3%Electricity
  • 25.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 12.9%Utility gas
  • 5.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.5%No fuel used


Chase City compared to Virginia state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age 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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