For population 25 years and over in Crab Orchard:
For population 15 years and over in Crab Orchard CDP:
16 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $510 (0.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Charleston, WV (47.5 miles , pop. 53,421).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Greensboro, NC (138.8 miles , pop. 223,891).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (362.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: MacArthur, WV (1.2 miles ), Sophia, WV (1.5 miles ), Mabscott, WV (1.5 miles ), Beckley, WV (1.9 miles ), Lester, WV (2.0 miles ), Coal City, WV (2.0 miles ), Beaver, WV (2.2 miles ), Daniels, WV (2.4 miles ).
Latitude: 37.74 N, Longitude: 81.23 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 304
Work and jobs in Crab Orchard: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Crab Orchard, West Virginia
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Crab Orchard-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 5.4 miles away from the Crab Orchard place center injured 12 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 4/4/1974, a category F3 tornado 12.2 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:Crab Orchard-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above West Virginia state average. It is 85% 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 53.3 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 57.5 miles away from Crab Orchard 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 55.1 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 57.5 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 69.8 miles away from Crab Orchard center
On 10/28/1997 at 10:36:46, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 59.3 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 Crab Orchard:
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Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2000 was 18.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.9 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 4.9 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 6.1%
(6.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Crab Orchard compared to West Virginia state average:
Banks with branches in Crab Orchard (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Crab Orchard (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:
Adult obesity rate:
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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See more detailed statistics of Crab Orchard fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:6
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Crab Orchard)
FAA Registered Aircraft:2
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 5 patent applications in 2008-2013.