For population 25 years and over in East Bank:
For population 15 years and over in East Bank town:
7 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $568 (0.8%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Charleston, WV (13.8 miles , pop. 53,421).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Columbus, OH (148.1 miles , pop. 711,470).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (359.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Cedar Grove, WV (0.9 miles ), Glasgow, WV (1.1 miles ), Pratt, WV (1.8 miles ), Handley, WV (2.2 miles ), Chesapeake, WV (2.2 miles ), Belle, WV (2.3 miles ), Montgomery, WV (2.6 miles ), Marmet, WV (2.6 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 38.22 N, Longitude: 81.44 W
Area code: 304
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in East Bank detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +84 (+9.9%).
Work and jobs in East Bank: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in East Bank, West Virginia
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
East Bank-area historical tornado activity is slightly below West Virginia state average. It is 69% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/23/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 58.4 miles away from the East Bank town center killed 7 people and injured 93 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 4/4/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 37.0 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:East Bank-area historical earthquake activity is above West Virginia state average. It is 91% 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 75.0 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 78.9 miles away from East Bank 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 76.4 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 70.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/1991 at 18:34:51, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 12.8 miles away from East Bank center
On 10/28/1997 at 10:36:46, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 79.6 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 Kanawha County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 11, Landslides: 6, Winter Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Blizzard: 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 East Bank:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 5.58. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 12.9 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 18.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.8 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.7. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 13.4 miles away from the city center.
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.00376. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.9 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in East Bank and their reported violations in the past:EAST BANK WATER DEPT (Population served: 1093, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 8.7%
(10.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
East Bank compared to West Virginia state average:
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Religion statistics for East Bank (based on Kanawha County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 34.55%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 47
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 10
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 98
Number of full-service restaurants: 132
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East Bank government finances in 2006(per resident):
4.48% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,867 average adjusted gross income)
0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($195 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
4.92% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($43,194 average adjusted gross income)
0.02% of residents moved to foreign countries ($133 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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East Bank fatal accident list:
Jan 13, 2009 03:07 PM, Sr-61, Lat: 38.21390556, Lon: -81.45057778, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 2, 2006 06:56 AM, Sr-61, Lat: 38.213497, Lon: -81.452456, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Apr 17, 2003 10:23 AM, Walnut Street, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 13, 1991 12:45 AM, Walnut, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Apr 30, 1986 01:05 PM, 61, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:5
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: