For population 25 years and over in Coal City:
For population 15 years and over in Coal City CDP:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $480 (0.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Charleston, WV (51.4 miles , pop. 53,421).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Greensboro, NC (135.1 miles , pop. 223,891).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (363.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Sophia, WV (1.7 miles ), Crab Orchard, WV (2.0 miles ), MacArthur, WV (2.2 miles ), Beaver, WV (2.4 miles ), Mabscott, WV (2.4 miles ), Daniels, WV (2.5 miles ), Lester, WV (2.5 miles ), Shady Spring, WV (2.6 miles ).
Latitude: 37.69 N, Longitude: 81.21 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 304
Work and jobs in Coal City: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Coal City, West Virginia
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Coal City-area historical tornado activity is slightly below West Virginia state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/4/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.4 miles away from the Coal City place center injured 12 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 4/4/1974, a category F3 tornado 13.1 miles away from the place center killed one person and injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Coal City-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above West Virginia state average. It is 84% 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 51.4 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 55.7 miles away from Coal City 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 53.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/22/1991 at 01:01:20, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 9.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 57.6 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) earthquake occurred 66.3 miles away from Coal City center
On 10/28/1997 at 10:36:46, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 57.6 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 Raleigh County (19) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Landslides: 5, Floods: 4, Mudslides: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Coal City:
Public high school in Coal City:
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Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2000 was 18.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.5 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.28. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.5 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 1.5%
(1.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Coal City compared to West Virginia state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Coal City (based on Raleigh County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 22.37%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 15
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 48
Number of full-service restaurants: 44
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
5.18% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,601 average adjusted gross income)
0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($208 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.16% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,648 average adjusted gross income)
0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($404 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Coal City fatal accident list:
Jul 24, 2009 05:10 PM, Cr-38, Lat: 37.67342778, Lon: -81.20355556, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Mar 31, 2008 05:25 PM, Cr-29, Lat: 37.672908, Lon: -81.210928, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Sep 15, 2007 02:40 AM, Cr-29 Coal City Road, Lat: 37.673703, Lon: -81.211100, Vehicles: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: Inconsistent data
Jan 16, 1999 10:40 PM, 36, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Oct 2, 1998 04:35 PM, 29, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Apr 6, 1989 02:25 AM, 29, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Coal City)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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