Dooms, Virginia

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Population in 2010: 1,327. Population change since 2000: +3.5%
Males: 564  (42.5%)
Females: 763  (57.5%)
Median resident age:  46.2 years
Virginia median age:  38.2 years

Zip codes: 22980.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $41,065 (it was $31,940 in 2000)
Dooms:

$41,065
VA:

$68,114

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $22,353 (it was $24,600 in 2000)

Dooms CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $205,696 (it was $70,200 in 2000)
Dooms:

$205,696
VA:

$264,000

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $204,885; Detached houses: $217,636; Mobile homes: $30,278

Median gross rent in 2016: $88.

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  • Races in Dooms, VA (2010)

    Dooms races chart
    • 1,25694.6%White alone
    • 262.0%Black alone
    • 241.8%Hispanic
    • 181.4%Two or more races
    • 20.2%Other race alone
    • 10.08%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Dooms: 85.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (41.3%), Irish (20.6%), German (8.2%), Scotch-Irish (6.0%), Austrian (5.6%), Lithuanian (3.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1260 feet

Land area: 3.97 square miles.

Population density: 334 people per square mile   (very low).

Dooms,VA real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Dooms:

  • High school or higher: 75.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.4%
  • Unemployed: 5.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Dooms CDP:

  • Never married: 13.3%
  • Now married: 59.0%
  • Separated: 10.7%
  • Widowed: 9.2%
  • Divorced: 7.8%

72 residents are foreign born (3.3% Europe, 0.9% North America).

This place:

5.3%
Virginia:

11.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,086 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $833 (0.4%)

Dooms satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lynchburg, VA (51.3 miles , pop. 65,269).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Washington, DC (114.3 miles , pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (238.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Waynesboro, VA (1.8 miles ), Crimora, VA (2.0 miles ), Fishersville, VA (2.5 miles ), New Hope, VA (2.7 miles ), Lyndhurst, VA (2.7 miles ), Harriston, VA (2.8 miles ), Laurel Hill, VA (2.9 miles ), Crozet, VA (2.9 miles ).

Latitude: 38.10 N, Longitude: 78.85 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 540

Dooms household income distribution Dooms home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.9%
Virginia:

4.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (32%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (13%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (10%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Manufacturing (23%)
  • Other services, except public administration (21%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (21%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (27%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (12%)
  • Material moving occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (7%)

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

Average climate in Dooms, Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Dooms-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Virginia state average. It is 53% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/30/1959, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.2 miles away from the Dooms place center killed 11 people and injured 4 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 7/25/1985, a category F3 tornado 24.5 miles away from the place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Dooms-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 63.0 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 248.3 miles away from Dooms 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 276.9 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 48.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 271.3 miles away from Dooms 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 56.5 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 (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Winter Storms: 5, Hurricanes: 4, Droughts: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Dooms topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Dooms:

  • SUMMIT SQUARE (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; WAYNESBORO, VA)
  • AVANTE AT WAYNESBORO (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; WAYNESBORO, VA)
  • LIBERTY HOUSE (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; WAYNESBORO, VA)
  • GRANDVIEW RESIDENCE (Hospital, about 6 miles away; WAYNESBORO, VA)
  • GREENSTONE RESIDENCE (Hospital, about 7 miles away; WAYNESBORO, VA)
  • SHENANDOAH NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; FISHERSVILLE, VA)
  • AUGUSTA NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; FISHERSVILLE, VA)

Amtrak station near Dooms:

  • 13 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 Dooms:

  • Blue Ridge Community College (about 14 miles; Weyers Cave, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,891)
  • University of Virginia-Main Campus (about 20 miles; Charlottesville, VA; FT enrollment: 22,274)
  • Piedmont Virginia Community College (about 22 miles; Charlottesville, VA; FT enrollment: 3,029)
  • James Madison University (about 24 miles; Harrisonburg, VA; FT enrollment: 19,727)
  • Lynchburg College (about 52 miles; Lynchburg, VA; FT enrollment: 2,456)
  • Central Virginia Community College (about 55 miles; Lynchburg, VA; FT enrollment: 2,759)
  • Liberty University (about 55 miles; Lynchburg, VA; FT enrollment: 61,625)

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Notable locations in Dooms: Eastside Speedway (A), Dooms Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Dooms include: Blue Ridge Chapel (A), Mount Lebanon Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 49.3. This is significantly better than average.

City:

49.3
U.S.:

74.7

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2003 was 2.89. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.89
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 28.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 20.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.1
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 7.54. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 19.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.54
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 17.0%
Average household size:
This place:  2.3 people
Virginia:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  65.4%
Whole state:  67.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.0%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
28 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.3
Virginia average:

12.3

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Dooms CDP (based on Augusta County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant14,90867
Mainline Protestant13,02660
Black Protestant721
Orthodox601
Other21-
None45,663-
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: 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%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Dooms:

46.3%
State:

50.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

43.9%
Virginia:

47.8%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.0
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Dooms:

17.1%
Virginia:

20.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Dooms:

20.8%
Virginia:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Dooms:

6.7
Virginia:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

31.5%
State:

33.7%

General health condition:
Dooms:

49.7%
Virginia:

56.9%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

81.3%
State:

80.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Dooms, VA Residents

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 Dooms:

  • WKCI (970 AM; 5 kW; WAYNESBORO, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WKTR (840 AM; daytime; 8 kW; EARLYSVILLE, VA; Owner: WKTR, INC.)
  • WINA (1070 AM; 5 kW; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: EURE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCHV (1260 AM; 5 kW; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHBG (1360 AM; 5 kW; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)
  • WNLR (1150 AM; 3 kW; CHURCHVILLE, VA; Owner: NEW LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WTON (1240 AM; 1 kW; STAUNTON, VA; Owner: HIGH IMPACT COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WKCW (1420 AM; 50 kW; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKCY (1300 AM; 5 kW; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRVA (1140 AM; 50 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLLL (930 AM; 10 kW; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: HUBBARD'S ADVERTISING AGENCY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dooms:

  • WCYK-FM (99.7 FM; STAUNTON, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVTU (89.3 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA TECH FOUNDATION INC)
  • WPVA (90.1 FM; WAYNESBORO, VA; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WMRY (103.5 FM; CROZET, VA; Owner: JAMES MADISON UNIVERSITY BOARD OF VISITORS)
  • WTON-FM (94.3 FM; STAUNTON, VA; Owner: HIGH IMPACT COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WFFX-FM (102.3 FM; CROZET, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WACL (98.5 FM; ELKTON, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQPO (100.7 FM; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)
  • WWWV (97.5 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: EURE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WVTW (88.5 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA TECH FOUNDATION, INC)
  • WUMX (107.5 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: AIR VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WTJU (91.1 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA)
  • WNRN (91.9 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: STU-COMM, INC.)
  • WMXH-FM (105.7 FM; LURAY, VA; Owner: EASY RADIO, INC.)
  • W240AF (95.9 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WUVA (92.7 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: WUVA, INC.)
  • WBOP (106.3 FM; CHURCHVILLE, VA; Owner: SHENANDOAH VALLEY TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WNRS-FM (89.9 FM; SWEET BRIAR, VA; Owner: SWEET BRIAR COLLEGE)
  • WSVO (93.1 FM; STAUNTON, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZZU (97.9 FM; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: TRAVIS MEDIA L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Dooms:

  • WADA-LP (Channel 55; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHTJ (Channel 41; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVIR-TV (Channel 29; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W50CM (Channel 50; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: SHENANDOAH VALLEY EDUCUCATIONAL TV CORP.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 2m7ftTotal length
  • 16,496Total average daily traffic
  • 658Total average daily truck traffic
  • 11,408Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Rt 611 E Of Rt 340 (Lat: 38.106528 Lon: -78.857806), Type: Building, Structure height: 8 m, Overall height: 12 m, Call Sign: WPLX524
    Assigned Frequencies: 460.550 MHzGrant Date: 01/23/2013, Expiration Date: 04/01/2023, Certifier: Patrick J CoffieldRegistrant: Augusta County Ecc, 18 Government Center Lane, Verona, VA 24482, Phone: (540) 245-5503, Fax: (540) 245-5506, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • Dooms, Substation On Rt. 340, 0.15 Miles North Of (Lat: 38.107083 Lon: -78.849750), Type: Mast, Structure height: 36.6 m, Overall height: 38.4 m, Call Sign: WQJD941
    Assigned Frequencies: 10735.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHzGrant Date: 08/06/2008, Expiration Date: 08/06/2018, Certifier: Timothy A LillyRegistrant: Virginia Electric And Power Company, 5th Floor, Richmond, VA 23261, Phone: (804) 775-5177, Fax: (804) 771-6570, Email:
  • STATION, Substn On Rt 340 0.15 N Of (Lat: 38.107056 Lon: -78.849722), Structure height: 36.6 m, Overall height: 38.4 m, Call Sign: WED280
    Assigned Frequencies: 2138.00 MHzGrant Date: 05/13/1998, Expiration Date: 07/29/2008, Cancellation Date: 02/19/2004Registrant: Dominion Resources Services, Inc., Ojrp - 14th Floor, Richmond, VA 23261, Phone: (804) 775-5906, Fax: (804) 771-4856, Email:

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Good Intent Call: 1

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (37%)
  • Electricity (31%)
  • Wood (13%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (11%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (7%)

Dooms compared to Virginia state average:

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

Dooms on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Austria (population 500+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Western Europe (population 500+)"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Romney (Republican) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
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