For population 25 years and over in Dendron:
For population 15 years and over in Dendron town:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $833 (0.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Newport News, VA (24.9 miles , pop. 180,150).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Norfolk, VA (38.9 miles , pop. 234,403).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (226.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Wakefield, VA (2.4 miles ), Surry, VA (2.9 miles ), Waverly, VA (3.0 miles ), Ivor, VA (3.1 miles ), Claremont, VA (3.6 miles ), Rushmere, VA (3.8 miles ), Jamestown district, VA (4.1 miles ), Smithfield, VA (4.2 miles ).
Latitude: 37.04 N, Longitude: 76.93 W
Area code: 757
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: -9 (-2.9%).
Work and jobs in Dendron: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Dendron, Virginia
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Dendron-area historical tornado activity is above Virginia state average. It is 31% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 8/6/1993, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 26.5 miles away from the Dendron town center killed 4 people and injured 246 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 4/19/1978, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.4 miles away from the town center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Dendron-area historical earthquake activity is below Virginia state average. It is 94% 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 65.2 miles away from the city 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 79.5 miles away from Dendron center
On 3/15/1991 at 06:54:08, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 10.9 mi) earthquake occurred 72.5 miles away from the city center
On 10/21/1998 at 05:56:47, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 8.3 mi) earthquake occurred 82.3 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 Surry County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Hurricanes: 4, Storms: 3, Tropical Depressions: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Curtis W. Harris - African s' rights activist.
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Public high school in Dendron:
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Dendron and their reported violations in the past:DENDRON, TOWN OF (Population served: 375, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 9.3%
(17.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 4.7% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Dendron compared to Virginia state average:
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Religion statistics for Dendron (based on Surry County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 21.77%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Number of full-service restaurants: 2
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
8.22% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($39,399 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.52% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,481 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Dendron fatal accident list:
Aug 1, 1982 06:15 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:3
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: