Craigsville, Virginia

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Population in 2013: 926 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -5.4%
 
Males: 455  (49.1%)
Females: 471  (50.9%)
Median resident age:  41.3 years
Virginia median age:  35.1 years

Zip codes: 24430.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $33,563 (it was $27,500 in 2000)
Craigsville:

$33,563
VA:

$61,741
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $15,426 (it was $16,226 in 2000)

Craigsville town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $104,293 (it was $61,600 in 2000)
Craigsville:

$104,293
VA:

$237,800
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $125,742; Detached houses: $137,054; Townhouses or other attached units: $189,235; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $373,490; Mobile homes: $62,203

Median gross rent in 2012: $477.

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Craigsville races chart
  • White alone - 897 (97.2%)
  • Black alone - 16 (1.7%)
  • Hispanic - 5 (0.5%)
  • Two or more races - 3 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.2%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Craigsville: 86.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (29.4%), English (16.6%), German (15.1%), Irish (9.2%), Polish (3.5%), French (2.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1526 feet

Land area: 1.98 square miles.

Population density: 469 people per square mile   (low).

Craigsville,VA real estate house value index trend

Craigsville, Virginia map

For population 25 years and over in Craigsville:

  • High school or higher: 73.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.6%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Craigsville town:

  • Never married: 21.1%
  • Now married: 60.3%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 9.0%

5 residents are foreign born

This town:  0.3%
Virginia:  11.6%



According to our research of Virginia and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Craigsville, Virginia as of May 25, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Craigsville to the number of sex offenders is 185 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $609 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $405 (0.5%)

Craigsville satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lynchburg, VA (48.1 miles , pop. 65,269).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Greensboro, NC (140.4 miles , pop. 223,891).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (263.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Augusta Springs, VA (1.9 miles ), Goshen, VA (3.0 miles ), Middlebrook, VA (3.1 miles ), Greenville, VA (3.6 miles ), Churchville, VA (4.0 miles) , Jolivue, VA (4.1 miles ), Staunton, VA (4.2 miles ), Stuarts Draft, VA (4.4 miles ).

Latitude: 38.08 N, Longitude: 79.38 W

Area code: 540

Craigsville household income distribution Craigsville home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.7%
Virginia:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +163 (+20.0%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (33%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (19%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (12%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)

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

Average climate in Craigsville, Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Craigsville-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Virginia state average. It is 71% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/4/1990, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 3.1 miles away from the Craigsville town center killed 2 people and injured 10 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 9/30/1959, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 41.5 miles away from the town center killed 11 people and injured 4 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Craigsville-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 87.6 miles away from the city 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 242.0 miles away from Craigsville 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) earthquake occurred 248.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 261.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 151.8 miles away from Craigsville 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 74.9 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 Augusta County (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Winter Storms: 5, Hurricanes: 3, Droughts: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Craigsville topographic map

Birthplace of: Tony Schiavone - Radio sports announcer.

Amtrak station near Craigsville:

  • 18 miles: STAUNTON (1 MIDDLEBROOK AVE.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Craigsville:

  • Blue Ridge Community College (about 28 miles; Weyers Cave, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,891)
  • James Madison University (about 38 miles; Harrisonburg, VA; FT enrollment: 19,727)
  • University of Virginia-Main Campus (about 48 miles; Charlottesville, VA; FT enrollment: 22,274)
  • Lynchburg College (about 49 miles; Lynchburg, VA; FT enrollment: 2,456)
  • Piedmont Virginia Community College (about 50 miles; Charlottesville, VA; FT enrollment: 3,029)
  • Central Virginia Community College (about 51 miles; Lynchburg, VA; FT enrollment: 2,759)
  • Liberty University (about 52 miles; Lynchburg, VA; FT enrollment: 61,625)

Public elementary/middle school in Craigsville:

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Notable locations in Craigsville: Craigsville Volunteer Fire Department (A), Craigsville-Augusta Springs Rescue Squad (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Craigsville Memorial Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Augusta 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 Craigsville that have no violations reported:

  • CRAIGSVILLE, TOWN OF (Population served: 2,340, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater under infl of surface water)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 24.7%
(24.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
Virginia:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  63.7%
Whole state:  67.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.8%
Whole state:  5.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Craigsville compared to Virginia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Banks with branches in Craigsville (2011 data):

  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Craigsville Va Branch at 125 West Craig Street, branch established on 1968/03/18. 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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (47%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (24%)
  • Wood (22%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • Solar energy (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Craigsville town (based on Augusta County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 46.59%
Here: 46.6%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Southern Baptist ConventionEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaChurch of the Brethren
Adherents26.1%25.0%13.4%8.4%7.1%
Congregations24.6%20.8%7.7%9.2%6.2%
NameMennonite Church USAEpiscopal ChurchSalvation Army Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentOther
Adherents4.4%2.8%2.0%1.6%9.1%
Congregations6.9%2.3%1.5%0.8%20.0%
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: 14
Augusta County:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

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

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 31
Augusta County:

4.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 26
Here:

3.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.4%
Virginia:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Augusta County:

25.9%
Virginia:

26.7%
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
Other Government Administration 1$1,435$17,2201$742
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 2$2,873
Sewerage 2$5,527$33,1620$0
Water Supply 2$6,460$38,7600$0
Totals for Government 5$13,422$32,2133$3,615

5.12% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,322 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.12%
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 Staunton city, VA  1.04% ($33,017 average AGI)
from Waynesboro city, VA  0.72% ($33,990)
from Rockingham County, VA  0.57% ($35,870)


5.14% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,228 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.14%
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 Staunton city, VA  0.96% ($31,938 average AGI)
to Waynesboro city, VA  0.80% ($28,717)
to Rockingham County, VA  0.50% ($35,923)

Strongest AM radio stations in Craigsville:

  • WSVA (550 AM; 10 kW; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)
  • WKDW (900 AM; 3 kW; STAUNTON, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNLR (1150 AM; 3 kW; CHURCHVILLE, VA; Owner: NEW LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WKCI (970 AM; 5 kW; WAYNESBORO, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLLL (930 AM; 10 kW; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: HUBBARD'S ADVERTISING AGENCY, INC.)
  • WLVA (590 AM; 5 kW; LYNCHBURG, VA)
  • WKCW (1420 AM; 50 kW; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WVMR (1370 AM; daytime; 5 kW; FROST, WV; Owner: POCAHONTAS COMMUNICATIONS COOPERATIVE CORP.)
  • WKTR (840 AM; daytime; 8 kW; EARLYSVILLE, VA; Owner: WKTR, INC.)
  • WHBG (1360 AM; 5 kW; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRVA (1140 AM; 50 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)

Strongest FM radio stations in Craigsville:

  • WTON-FM (94.3 FM; STAUNTON, VA; Owner: HIGH IMPACT COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WVLS (89.7 FM; MONTEREY, VA; Owner: POCAHONTAS COMMUNICATIONS COOPERATIVE CORP.)
  • WCHG (107.1 FM; HOT SPRINGS, VA; Owner: POCAHONTAS COMMUNICATIONS COOPERATIVE CORP.)
  • WXCF-FM (103.9 FM; CLIFTON FORGE, VA; Owner: IMPACT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WREL-FM (96.7 FM; BUENA VISTA, VA; Owner: EQUUS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCYK-FM (99.7 FM; STAUNTON, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBOP (106.3 FM; CHURCHVILLE, VA; Owner: SHENANDOAH VALLEY TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WVTU (89.3 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA TECH FOUNDATION INC)
  • WNRS-FM (89.9 FM; SWEET BRIAR, VA; Owner: SWEET BRIAR COLLEGE)
  • WQPO (100.7 FM; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)
  • WZXI (95.5 FM; BUFFALO GAP, VA; Owner: EASY RADIO, INC.)
  • WMRY (103.5 FM; CROZET, VA; Owner: JAMES MADISON UNIVERSITY BOARD OF VISITORS)
  • WPVA (90.1 FM; WAYNESBORO, VA; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WACL (98.5 FM; ELKTON, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYYD (107.9 FM; AMHERST, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDBS (97.1 FM; SUTTON, WV; Owner: SUMMIT MEDIA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WZZU (97.9 FM; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: TRAVIS MEDIA L.L.C.)
  • WMXH-FM (105.7 FM; LURAY, VA; Owner: EASY RADIO, INC.)
  • WIQO-FM (100.9 FM; COVINGTON, VA; Owner: WKEY, INC.)
  • WMRA (90.7 FM; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: JAMES MADISON UNIVERSITY BOARD OF VISITORS)

TV broadcast stations around Craigsville:

  • W31CE (Channel 31; BRIDGEWATER, ET. AL, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVPT (Channel 51; STAUNTON, VA; Owner: SHENANDOAH VALLEY EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION CORPORATION)

Craigsville fatal accident list:

Jun 12, 1984 11:35 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Craigsville)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 120 East First Street (Lat: 38.082083 Lon: -79.380306), Type: Pole, Structure height: 18.3 m, Overall height: 21.3 m, Call Sign: KVI513
    Assigned Frequencies: 39.5400 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/05/2004, Expiration Date: 09/12/2013
    Registrant: Apco International Inc Licensing Services 111406, 351 N Williamson Blvd, Daytona Beach, FL 32114-1112, Phone: (386) 944-2462, Fax: (386) 322-2502, Email:
  • Int Of Heidi St & Railroad Ace (Lat: 38.077917 Lon: -79.383639), Type: Building, Structure height: 6 m, Overall height: 9 m, Call Sign: WPLX499
    Assigned Frequencies: 458.750 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/23/2013, Expiration Date: 04/01/2023, Certifier: Patrick J Coffield
    Registrant: Augusta County Ecc, 18 Government Center Lane, Verona, VA 24482, Phone: (540) 245-5503, Fax: (540) 245-5506, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • Craigsville, (Lat: 38.114278 Lon: -79.443083), Call Sign: WPNI321
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.306 MHz, 956.306 MHz, 956.306 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/13/2012, Expiration Date: 10/17/2022
    Registrant: Dominion Resources Services, Inc., 5th Floor, Richmond, VA 23261, Phone: (804) 771-6133, Fax: (804) 771-6570, Email:
  • STATION, Little North Mountain 4 Mi Se Of (Lat: 38.043167 Lon: -79.328083), Overall height: 61 m, Call Sign: KHY46
    Assigned Frequencies: 6695.00 MHz, 6645.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/01/2012, Expiration Date: 09/24/2022, Certifier: Richard G Gilmore
    Registrant: Spectrum And Licensing Services, 11 Lee Street, Hanover, PA 17331, Phone: (717) 630-0816, Fax: (717) 637-8300, Email:
  • MCKINLEY, 3.5 Mi Se Of (Lat: 38.040667 Lon: -79.335583), Overall height: 24.7 m, Call Sign: KYJ87
    Assigned Frequencies: 3710.00 MHz, 3710.00 MHz, 3730.00 MHz, 3730.00 MHz, 3790.00 MHz, 3790.00 MHz, 3810.00 MHz, 3810.00 MHz, 3870.00 MHz, 3870.00 MHz... (+14 more)
    Grant Date: 01/16/1990, Expiration Date: 02/01/2000, Cancellation Date: 01/28/1998
    Registrant: At&t Corp, 1200 Peachtree St 15w24, Atlanta, GA 30309

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 14
  • Hazardous Condition: 14
  • Good Intent Call: 4

Incident types - Craigsville

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Craigsville, VA
Most common first names in Craigsville, VA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2873.9 years
James2371.4 years
Mary1876.4 years
William1674.6 years
Charles1174.4 years
Margaret1077.8 years
Harry873.6 years
Robert866.1 years
Albert773.4 years
Bessie776.2 years
Most common last names in Craigsville, VA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Sprouse4572.8 years
Campbell2769.5 years
Colvin1876.6 years
Mclain1771.9 years
Gregory1672.4 years
Jackson1366.1 years
Morris1266.6 years
Martin1176.9 years
Woods1063.7 years
Welcher1078.2 years
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