Chatham, Virginia

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Population in 2013: 1,491 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +11.4%
 
Males: 769  (51.6%)
Females: 722  (48.4%)
Median resident age:  49.3 years
Virginia median age:  37.6 years

Zip codes: 24531.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $42,343 (it was $38,938 in 2000)
Chatham:

$42,343
VA:

$62,666

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $26,000 (it was $20,785 in 2000)

Chatham town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $124,933 (it was $82,400 in 2000)
Chatham:

$124,933
VA:

$239,300

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $136,783; Detached houses: $149,355; Townhouses or other attached units: $272,617; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $247,339; Mobile homes: $60,023

Median gross rent in 2013: $610.

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  • Races in Chatham, VA (2010)

    Chatham races chart
    • 92472.8%White alone
    • 29122.9%Black alone
    • 352.8%Hispanic
    • 120.9%Two or more races
    • 30.2%Asian alone
    • 30.2%Other race alone
    • 10.08%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Chatham: 85.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (18.0%), United States (11.9%), Irish (9.5%), German (8.5%), French (5.7%), Scotch-Irish (4.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1852

Elevation: 720 feet

Land area: 2.04 square miles.

Population density: 729 people per square mile   (low).

Chatham,VA real estate house value index trend

Chatham, Virginia map

For population 25 years and over in Chatham:

  • High school or higher: 89.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 33.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 17.3%
  • Unemployed: 5.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Chatham town:

  • Never married: 26.7%
  • Now married: 47.0%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 11.1%
  • Divorced: 12.7%

16 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.4%
Virginia:

11.5%



According to our research of Virginia and other state lists there were 16 registered sex offenders living in Chatham, Virginia as of February 13, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Chatham to the number of sex offenders is 93 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $826 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $723 (0.6%)

Chatham satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lynchburg, VA (41.9 miles , pop. 65,269).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Greensboro, NC (56.7 miles , pop. 223,891).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (318.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Gretna, VA (3.0 miles ), Blairs, VA (3.2 miles ), Mount Hermon, VA (3.2 miles ), Danville, VA (4.1 miles ), Motley, VA (4.1 miles ), Penhook, VA (4.2 miles ), Hurt, VA (4.4 miles ), Altavista, VA (4.6 miles ).

Latitude: 36.83 N, Longitude: 79.40 W

Area code: 434

Chatham household income distribution Chatham home values distribution

Crime rates in Chatham by Year
Type 2004 2007 2008 2009 2011 2012 2013
Murders 0000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 1010000
per 100,000 76.30.079.40.00.00.00.0
Assaults 0000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Burglaries 1600020
per 100,000 76.3469.50.00.00.0157.20.0
Thefts 11781213129
per 100,000 839.7547.7635.4777.71,012.5943.4602.4
Auto thefts 0100100
per 100,000 0.078.20.00.077.90.00.0
Arson 0000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 279.8) 64.463.551.332.448.650.725.1

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Chatham detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.01
Virginia average:

2.27
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.6%
Virginia:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +8 (+0.6%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Educational services (33%)
  • Other services, except public administration (18%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (19%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Legal occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (17%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Chatham, Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Chatham, Virginia average temperatures Chatham, Virginia average precipitation Chatham, Virginia humidity Chatham, Virginia wind speed Chatham, Virginia snowfall Chatham, Virginia sunshine Chatham, Virginia clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Chatham-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Virginia state average. It is 49% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/20/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 29.5 miles away from the Chatham town center killed 2 people and injured 27 people and caused $34 million in damages.

On 3/24/1969, a category F3 tornado 35.8 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 4 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Chatham-area historical earthquake activity is near Virginia state average. It is 83% 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 97.7 miles away from the city 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 267.0 miles away from Chatham center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 141.7 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 144.2 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 268.5 miles away from Chatham 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 327.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Pittsylvania County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Droughts: 2, Ice Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Chatham topographic map

Birthplace of: Claudia Emerson - Poet, Robert Prunty - College football coach, Archer T. Gammon - Army Medal of Honor recipient, Bobby Mitchell (golfer) - Professional golfer, Jack Sanford (first baseman) - Baseball player and coach.

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Chatham: Archer T. Gammon.

Hospitals and medical centers in Chatham:

  • CHATHAM HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (100 RORER STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Chatham:

  • GRETNA HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; GRETNA, VA)
  • INTERIM HLTHCARE-DANVILLE (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; DANVILLE, VA)
  • ROMAN EAGLE MEMORIAL HOME (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; DANVILLE, VA)
  • LIBERTY HOME CARE AND HOSPICE (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; DANVILLE, VA)
  • CAMELOT HALL NRS HOME (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; DANVILLE, VA)
  • PINEY FOREST HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; DANVILLE, VA)

Amtrak station near Chatham:

  • 17 miles: DANVILLE (677 CRAGHEAD ST.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Chatham:

  • Danville Community College (about 18 miles; Danville, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,747)
  • Patrick Henry Community College (about 27 miles; Martinsville, VA; FT enrollment: 2,266)
  • Liberty University (about 39 miles; Lynchburg, VA; FT enrollment: 61,625)
  • Central Virginia Community College (about 39 miles; Lynchburg, VA; FT enrollment: 2,759)
  • Lynchburg College (about 42 miles; Lynchburg, VA; FT enrollment: 2,456)
  • Virginia Western Community College (about 44 miles; Roanoke, VA; FT enrollment: 4,762)
  • American National University (about 48 miles; Salem, VA; FT enrollment: 2,297)

Public high school in Chatham:

Private high schools in Chatham:

  • HARGRAVE MILITARY ACADEMY (Students: 290; Location: 200 MILITARY DR; Grades: 7 - 12; Boys only)
  • CHATHAM HALL (Students: 137; Location: 800 CHATHAM HALL CIR; Grades: 9 - 12; Girls only)

Public elementary/middle schools in Chatham:

Private elementary/middle school in Chatham:

  • WOODLAWN ACADEMY (Students: 177; Location: 956 WOODLAWN ACADEMY RD; Grades: PK - 8)
See full list of schools located in Chatham, School District: PITTSYLVANIA COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Library in Chatham:

  • PITTSYLVANIA COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,033,036; Location: 24 MILITARY DRIVE; 112,148 books; 27,660 e-books; 4,559 audio materials; 7,022 video materials; 4 local licensed databases; 18 state licensed databases; 212 print serial subscriptions; 3 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Chatham: Chatham Town Hall (A), Pittsylvania County Public Library (B), Pittsylvania County Jail (C), Pittsylvania County Courthouse (D), Chatham Volunteer Fire Department (E), Chatham Police Department (F), Pittsylvania County Sheriffs Office (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Chatham include: Rehobeth Church (A), Emmanuel Episcopal Church (B), Chatham Christian Church (C), Chatham Presbyterian Church (D), First Baptist Church (E), Watson Memorial United Methodist Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Chatham Burial Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Whites Branch (A), Green Rock Branch (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Pittsylvania County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

CHATHAM, TOWN OF (Population served: 2,500, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-17-2011), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-17-2011), St Compliance achieved (NOV-16-2011), St Public Notif received (NOV-21-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUN-30-2005), St Public Notif requested (JUN-30-2005), St Public Notif received (JUL-25-2005), St Compliance achieved (SEP-19-2005)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUN-30-2005), St Public Notif requested (JUN-30-2005), St Public Notif received (JUL-25-2005), St Compliance achieved (SEP-19-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In OCT-2010, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-24-2010), St Public Notif requested (NOV-09-2010), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-09-2010), St Public Notif received (JUN-28-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-24-2010), St Public Notif requested (NOV-09-2010), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-09-2010), St Public Notif received (JUN-28-2011)
  • One minor monitoring violation
PITTSYLVANIA CHRISTIAN CAMP (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2007 and JUN-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUN-21-2007), St Public Notif requested (JUN-21-2007), St Public Notif received (JUL-27-2007), St Compliance achieved (DEC-10-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-12-2005), St Public Notif requested (MAY-12-2005), St Public Notif received (MAY-31-2005), St Compliance achieved (OCT-17-2005)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 7.3%
(2.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.9% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.1 people
Virginia:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  59.8%
Whole state:  67.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.3%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.0% of all households
119 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
52 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
106 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Chatham, Virginia environmental map by EPA

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Chatham compared to Virginia state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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 above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.

Banks with branches in Chatham (2011 data):

  • First-Citizens Bank & Trust Company: Chatham Express Branch at 13720 U.S. Highway 29, branch established on 1996/02/26; Chatham Branch at 1 South Main Street, branch established on 1931/09/14. 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.
  • American National Bank and Trust Company: Chatham Office at 13880 U.S. Highway 29, branch established on 1999/01/19. Info updated 2011/07/11: Bank assets: $1,303.6 mil, Deposits: $1,060.7 mil, headquarters in Danville, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 29 total offices, Holding Company: American National Bankshares Inc.
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Chatham Tightsqueeze Branch at 148 Tightsqueeze Road, branch established on 1988/10/03. 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
  • Virginia Bank and Trust Company: Chatham Branch at 55 North Main Street, branch established on 1992/01/02. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $165.7 mil, Deposits: $139.2 mil, headquarters in Danville, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Virginia Bank Bankshares, Inc.
  • Carter Bank & Trust: Chatham Branch at 140 South Main Street, branch established on 1982/04/30. 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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.9
Virginia average:

12.3

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (37%)
  • Utility gas (34%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (16%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (10%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Chatham town (based on Pittsylvania County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant17,94174
Mainline Protestant4,86342
Black Protestant3825
Other1323
Catholic-1
None40,188-
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: 9
Pittsylvania County:

1.48 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Pittsylvania County:

0.98 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

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

6.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 19
Here:

3.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.7%
Virginia:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Pittsylvania County:

29.8%
Virginia:

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

20.3%
State:

18.6%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$7,750$31,0000$0
Other Government Administration 1$3,809$45,7080$0
Police Protection - Officers 3$10,000$40,0001$974
Streets and Highways 6$13,259$26,5180$0
Sewerage 4$8,463$25,3890$0
Water Supply 3$6,944$27,7760$0
Totals for Government 20$50,225$30,1351$974

Chatham government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $374,000 ($250.84)
    Sewerage: $371,000 ($248.83)
    Regular Highways: $293,000 ($196.51)
    Police Protection: $213,000 ($142.86)
    Financial Administration: $169,000 ($113.35)
    Solid Waste Management: $48,000 ($32.19)
    Parks & Recreation: $41,000 ($27.50)
    Fire Protection: $34,000 ($22.80)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $475,000 ($318.58)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $82,000 ($55.00)

Chatham government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $225,000 ($150.91)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $25,000 ($16.77)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $350,000 ($234.74)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $220,000 ($147.55)
  • Tax - Property: $197,000 ($132.13)
    NEC: $145,000 ($97.25)
    Public Utilities: $48,000 ($32.19)
    Individual Income: $44,000 ($29.51)
    Motor Vehicle License: $24,000 ($16.10)
    Total General Sales: $12,000 ($8.05)

Chatham government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $1,861,000 ($1248.16)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $1,837,000 ($1232.06)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $24,000 ($16.10)

Chatham government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $625,000 ($419.18)

4.32% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,974 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.32%
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 Danville city, VA  1.36% ($29,414 average AGI)
from Campbell County, VA  0.33% ($27,311)
from Henry County, VA  0.17% ($25,462)


5.06% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,966 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.06%
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 Danville city, VA  1.63% ($23,439 average AGI)
to Campbell County, VA  0.34% ($26,911)
to Lynchburg city, VA  0.17% ($24,150)

Strongest AM radio stations in Chatham:

  • WKBY (1080 AM; daytime; 1 kW; CHATHAM, VA)
  • WBTM (1330 AM; 5 kW; DANVILLE, VA)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WDVA (1250 AM; 5 kW; DANVILLE, VA; Owner: MITCHELL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WLLL (930 AM; 10 kW; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: HUBBARD'S ADVERTISING AGENCY, INC.)
  • WLVA (590 AM; 5 kW; LYNCHBURG, VA)
  • WHEE (1370 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MARTINSVILLE, VA; Owner: PATRICK HENRY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WFNR (710 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BLACKSBURG, VA; Owner: PERCEPTION MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WODY (1160 AM; 5 kW; FIELDALE, VA; Owner: BASE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSML (1200 AM; 10 kW; GRAHAM, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WKBA (1550 AM; daytime; 10 kW; VINTON, VA; Owner: TINKER CREEK BROADCASTERS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Chatham:

  • WAKG (103.3 FM; DANVILLE, VA; Owner: PIEDMONT BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WOKD-FM (91.1 FM; DANVILLE, VA; Owner: POSITIVE ALTENATIVE RADIO INC)
  • WMNA-FM (106.3 FM; GRETNA, VA; Owner: GARY E. BURNS)
  • WROV-FM (96.3 FM; MARTINSVILLE, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRVL (88.3 FM; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: LIBERTY UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • WZZU (97.9 FM; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: TRAVIS MEDIA L.L.C.)
  • WXLK (92.3 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WKVE (106.7 FM; SEMORA, NC; Owner: SOUTHERN ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • WYYD (107.9 FM; AMHERST, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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)
  • WBWR (106.9 FM; BEDFORD, VA; Owner: BEDFORD RADIO PARTNERS, LLC)
  • WNRS-FM (89.9 FM; SWEET BRIAR, VA; Owner: SWEET BRIAR COLLEGE)
  • WRXT (90.3 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • KHPR (88.1 FM; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: HAWAII PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WZBB (99.9 FM; STANLEYTOWN, VA; Owner: WNLB RADIO, INC.)
  • WJMH (102.1 FM; REIDSVILLE, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENSBORO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WGBT (94.5 FM; EDEN, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHLF-FM (95.3 FM; SOUTH BOSTON, VA; Owner: JLC PROPERTIES, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Chatham:

  • W66BI (Channel 66; DANVILLE, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W18BG (Channel 18; DANVILLE, VA; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • WYAT-LP (Channel 55; DANVILLE, VA; Owner: DOMINION BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WSET-TV (Channel 13; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: WSET INCORPORATED)
  • WJPR (Channel 21; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: GRANT BROADCASTING SYSTEMS II, INC.)
  • WDRL-TV (Channel 24; DANVILLE, VA; Owner: DANVILLE TELEVISION PARTNERSHIP)

Chatham fatal accident list:

Jul 30, 1994 01:15 AM, Freeman, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Mar 11, 1990 01:40 PM, Rt57, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 3
Jul 17, 1975 09:12 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 23m75ftTotal length
  • $1,460,000Total costs
  • 46,179Total average daily traffic
  • 6,618Total average daily truck traffic
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$134,400
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$57,310
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$64,950
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0105.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$44,480
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0105.00

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 107
  • Hazardous Condition: 120
  • Good Intent Call: 6

Incident types - Chatham

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Chatham, VA
Most common first names in Chatham, VA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James10774.9 years
William9373.4 years
John9072.7 years
Mary8578.9 years
Robert5873.0 years
Willie4570.7 years
George4375.6 years
Annie3779.7 years
Charles3274.5 years
Henry3075.0 years
Most common last names in Chatham, VA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Shelton8476.8 years
Reynolds8179.0 years
Jones7476.1 years
Adkins6971.9 years
Motley5877.7 years
Clark4573.9 years
White4470.7 years
Davis4476.0 years
Gibson4173.8 years
Carter3774.3 years
Businesses in Chatham, VA
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Lane Furniture1
CVS1McDonald's1
FedEx1Pizza Hut1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Hardee's1UPS2
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