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Current weather forecast for Elliston-Lafayette, VA
Population in July 2007: 1,322.
Males: 634  (48.0%)
Females: 688  (52.0%)

Median resident age:  34.6 years
Virginia median age:  35.7 years

Zip codes: 24087.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $44,603 (it was $34,643 in 2000)
Elliston-Lafayette:

$44,603
VA:

$61,741
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,219

Elliston-Lafayette CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $112,604 (it was $59,600 in 2000)
Elliston-Lafayette:

$112,604
VA:

$237,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $95,522; Detached houses: $144,441; Mobile homes: $24,795

Median gross rent in 2009: $476.

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  • White alone - 1,134 (91.4%)
  • Black alone - 50 (4.0%)
  • Two or more races - 27 (2.2%)
  • Hispanic - 19 (1.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 7 (0.6%)
  • Asian alone - 2 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 2 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Elliston-Lafayette: 142.9 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Dutch (17.4%), Irish (15.0%), United States (12.2%), English (9.6%), German (8.0%), Scottish (4.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 1.85 square miles.

Population density: 716 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Elliston-Lafayette:

  • High school or higher: 68.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.4%
  • Unemployed: 2.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Elliston-Lafayette CDP:

  • Never married: 35.7%
  • Now married: 51.5%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 8.2%
  • Divorced: 3.0%

134 residents are foreign born (9.9% Latin America, 1.7% Africa).

This place:  11.7%
Virginia:  11.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Elliston-Lafayette CDP:  0.8% ($500)
Virginia:  1.0% ($1,143)
Elliston-Lafayette satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Roanoke, VA (14.9 miles , pop. 94,911).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Greensboro, NC (82.0 miles , pop. 223,891).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (334.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Elliston, VA (1.0 miles ), Lafayette, VA (1.0 miles ), Shawsville, VA (1.9 miles ), Glenvar, VA (2.4 miles ), Salem, VA (3.2 miles ), Blacksburg, VA (3.3 miles ), Oak Grove, VA (3.3 miles ), Merrimac, VA (3.4 miles ).

Latitude: 37.22 N, Longitude: 80.22 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 540

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.3%
Virginia:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2005-2009 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (54%)
  • Construction (18%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Utilities (4%)
  • Information (3%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (3%)
  • Retail trade (35%)
  • Accommodation and food services (21%)
  • Finance and insurance (18%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (14%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Construction laborers (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (13%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)

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Tornado activity:

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

On 4/4/1974, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 11.7 miles away from the Elliston-Lafayette place center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/17/1953, a category F2 tornado 12.1 miles away from the place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Elliston-Lafayette-area historical earthquake activity is below Virginia state average. It is 92% 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 93.8 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 96.9 miles away from Elliston-Lafayette 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 95.4 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 49.7 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 75.7 miles away from Elliston-Lafayette center
On 10/28/1997 at 10:36:46, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 99.6 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 Montgomery County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Ice Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Elliston-Lafayette:

  • MEADOWBROOK NURSING HOME INC (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; SHAWSVILLE, VA)
  • RICHFIELD RECOVERY AND CARE CENT (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; SALEM, VA)
  • CARILION ROANOKE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Hospital, provides emergency services, about 10 miles away; ROANOKE, VA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Elliston-Lafayette:

  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (about 12 miles; Blacksburg, VA; Full-time enrollment: 27,887)
  • National College-Salem (about 12 miles; Salem, VA; FT enrollment: 4,851)
  • Virginia Western Community College (about 14 miles; Roanoke, VA; FT enrollment: 2,563)
  • Radford University (about 20 miles; Radford, VA; FT enrollment: 7,927)
  • New River Community College (about 28 miles; Dublin, VA; FT enrollment: 2,107)
  • Concord University (about 47 miles; Athens, WV; FT enrollment: 2,364)
  • Washington and Lee University (about 58 miles; Lexington, VA; FT enrollment: 2,152)

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Church in Elliston-Lafayette: Big Spring Baptist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: South Fork Roanoke River (A), North Fork Roanoke River (B), Brake Branch (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Elliston-Lafayette: Lafayette Historic District (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Montgomery 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
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 32.6. This is about average.
City:

32.6
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.840. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.840
U.S.:

2.433
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 6.75. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 18.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

6.75
U.S.:

9.39
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.179. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.179
U.S.:

0.334
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 22.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

22.4
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.62. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.62
U.S.:

9.59


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 20.1%
(23.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
Virginia:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  71.2%
Whole state:  68.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.8%
Whole state:  4.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Elliston-Lafayette, VA


2 people in military barracks, etc. in 2000

Elliston-Lafayette compared to Virginia state average:

  • Median house value significantly 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.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2009

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2009


Elliston-Lafayette travel time to work - commute


Elliston-Lafayette mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (51%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (24%)
  • Utility gas (10%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10%)
  • Wood (5%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Elliston-Lafayette CDP (based on Montgomery County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 30.97%
Here31.0%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchInternational Pentecostal Holiness ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents23.6%20.0%10.6%9.7%7.0%
Congregations22.9%13.3%2.9%14.3%5.7%
NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaChristian Churches and Churches of ChristLDS (Mormon) ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Other
Adherents4.5%4.0%3.1%2.8%14.7%
Congregations4.8%3.8%2.9%2.9%26.7%
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
Montgomery County:

1.57 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 10
Montgomery County:

1.12 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 37
Montgomery County:

4.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 73
Here:

8.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.7%
Virginia:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Montgomery County:

25.2%
Virginia:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.3%
State:

18.6%

11.54% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,204 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.54%
Virginia average:

11.06%

1.10% of residents moved from foreign countries ($683 average AGI)
Montgomery County:

1.10%
Virginia average:

0.41%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Pulaski County, VA  0.71% ($27,654 average AGI)
from Radford city, VA  0.60% ($27,131)
from Roanoke County, VA  0.38% ($39,690)


11.58% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($35,606 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.58%
Virginia average:

10.78%

0.22% of residents moved to foreign countries ($200 average AGI)
Montgomery County:

0.22%
Virginia average:

0.22%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Pulaski County, VA  0.74% ($55,589 average AGI)
to Fairfax County, VA  0.56% ($27,753)
to Radford city, VA  0.49% ($23,385)

Strongest AM radio stations in Elliston-Lafayette:

  • WFNR (710 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BLACKSBURG, VA; Owner: PERCEPTION MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WVBE (610 AM; 5 kW; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WTOY (1480 AM; 5 kW; SALEM, VA; Owner: WARD BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFIR (960 AM; 5 kW; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WKBA (1550 AM; daytime; 10 kW; VINTON, VA; Owner: TINKER CREEK BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WRIS (1410 AM; 5 kW; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: WRIS INC.)
  • WKNV (890 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FAIRLAWN, VA; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPIN (810 AM; daytime; 4 kW; DUBLIN, VA; Owner: DUBLIN RADIO)
  • WRAD (1460 AM; 5 kW; RADFORD, VA; Owner: NEW RIVER VALLEY RADIO PARTNERS, LLC)
  • WWVT (1260 AM; daytime; 3 kW; CHRISTIANSBURG, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA TECH FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WNRV (990 AM; 5 kW; NARROWS-PEARISBURG, VA; Owner: PERCEPTION MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WPAQ (740 AM; 10 kW; MOUNT AIRY, NC; Owner: RALPH D. EPPERSON)

Strongest FM radio stations in Elliston-Lafayette:

  • WSLQ (99.1 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WXLK (92.3 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WSLC-FM (94.9 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WVTF (89.1 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA TECH FOUNDATION INC)
  • KHPR (88.1 FM; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: HAWAII PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WROV-FM (96.3 FM; MARTINSVILLE, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W279AC (103.7 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WFNR-FM (100.7 FM; CHRISTIANSBURG, VA; Owner: NEW RIVER VALLEY RADIO PARTNERS, LLC)
  • WJJS-FM (106.1 FM; VINTON, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMGR-FM (104.9 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W244AV (96.7 FM; BLACKSBURG, ETC., VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYYD-FM1 (107.9 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: WYYD LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPAR (91.3 FM; SALEM, VA; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • W273AA (102.5 FM; BLACKSBURG, VA; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WZZI (101.5 FM; VINTON, VA; Owner: TRAVIS MEDIA, L.L.C.)
  • WBRW (105.3 FM; BLACKSBURG, VA; Owner: NEW RIVER VALLEY RADIO PARTNERS, LLC)
  • WRXT (90.3 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WPIN-FM (91.5 FM; DUBLIN, VA; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WBWR (106.9 FM; BEDFORD, VA; Owner: BEDFORD RADIO PARTNERS, LLC)
  • WPSK-FM (107.1 FM; PULASKI, VA; Owner: NEW RIVER VALLEY RADIO PARTNERS, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Elliston-Lafayette:

  • WBRA-TV (Channel 15; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: BLUE RIDGE PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WRKV-LP (Channel 65; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSLS-TV (Channel 10; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPXR (Channel 38; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WDBJ (Channel 7; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: WDBJ TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WFXR-TV (Channel 27; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: GRANT BROADCASTING SYSTEMS II, INC.)
  • W54BT (Channel 54; ROANOKE, ETC., VA; Owner: BIP, INC.)
  • WSET-TV (Channel 13; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: WSET INCORPORATED)
  • WJPR (Channel 21; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: GRANT BROADCASTING SYSTEMS II, INC.)
  • W34CU (Channel 34; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W49AP (Channel 49; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$143,145
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$62,320
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
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Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0214.00

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