For population 25 years and over in Flatwoods:
For population 15 years and over in Flatwoods town:
5 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $356 (0.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Charleston, WV (58.9 miles , pop. 53,421).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (124.3 miles , pop. 334,563).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (307.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Sutton, WV (2.2 miles ), Gassaway, WV (2.7 miles ), Burnsville, WV (3.1 miles ), Sand Fork, WV (3.8 miles) , Glenville, WV (4.2 miles ), Addison (Webster Springs), WV (4.6 miles ), Cowen, WV (4.7 miles ), Weston, WV (4.9 miles ).
Latitude: 38.72 N, Longitude: 80.65 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 304
Population change in the 1990s: +26 (+8.1%).
Work and jobs in Flatwoods: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Flatwoods, West Virginia
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Flatwoods-area historical tornado activity is slightly below West Virginia state average. It is 71% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 10/1/1986, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 40.6 miles away from the Flatwoods town center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 3/7/1956, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 23.2 miles away from the town center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Flatwoods-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below West Virginia state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
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 59.2 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 63.0 miles away from Flatwoods center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Braxton County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Landslides: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Floods: 2, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 11.9%
(12.0% for White Non-Hispanic 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)
Flatwoods compared to West Virginia state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Flatwoods (based on Braxton County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 31.51%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 5
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
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Flatwoods government finances in 2002(per resident):
5.14% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,814 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:
5.79% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,223 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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Flatwoods fatal accident list:
Jul 31, 2004 02:11 AM, 19/20, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jun 22, 2004 01:59 PM, I-79, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
May 24, 1997 03:04 PM, Church St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Apr 24, 1997 09:03 PM, 19 / 21, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Apr 30, 1986 10:25 AM, 19, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Flatwoods)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:44 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:4
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:2
FAA Registered Aircraft:2
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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