For population 25 years and over in Elliston-Lafayette:
For population 15 years and over in Elliston-Lafayette CDP:
134 residents are foreign born (9.9% Latin America, 1.7% Africa).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
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
Work and jobs in Elliston-Lafayette: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Elliston-Lafayette, Virginia
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
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).
Hospitals/medical centers near Elliston-Lafayette:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Elliston-Lafayette:
(lower is better)
Air Quality Index (AQI)
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
2 people in military barracks, etc. in 2000
Elliston-Lafayette compared to Virginia state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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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%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 14
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 10
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 37
Number of full-service restaurants: 73
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
11.54% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,204 average adjusted gross income)
1.10% of residents moved from foreign countries ($683 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
11.58% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($35,606 average adjusted gross income)
0.22% of residents moved to foreign countries ($200 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0214.00