For population 25 years and over in Gauley Bridge:
For population 15 years and over in Gauley Bridge town:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $504 (0.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Charleston, WV (26.8 miles , pop. 53,421).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Columbus, OH (158.6 miles , pop. 711,470).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (348.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Ansted, WV (2.4 miles ), Smithers, WV (2.4 miles ), Montgomery, WV (2.7 miles ), Powellton, WV (2.8 miles ), Handley, WV (3.0 miles ), Fayetteville, WV (3.1 miles ), Pratt, WV (3.3 miles ), Glasgow, WV (3.6 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 38.17 N, Longitude: 81.20 W
Area code: 304
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Crime in Gauley Bridge detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 3 (2 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +48 (+7.0%).
Work and jobs in Gauley Bridge: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Gauley Bridge, West Virginia
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Gauley Bridge-area historical tornado activity is slightly below West Virginia state average. It is 72% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/4/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 27.2 miles away from the Gauley Bridge town center killed one person and injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 4/4/1974, a category F3 tornado 32.8 miles away from the town center injured 12 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Gauley Bridge-area historical earthquake activity is above West 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 77.8 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 81.9 miles away from Gauley Bridge 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 79.4 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 56.2 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 26.7 miles away from Gauley Bridge 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 99.3 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 Fayette County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Landslides: 4, Winter Storms: 2, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: MacGillivray Milne - Naval officer and Governor of Samoa, Timothy Truman (writer) - Writer.
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Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2000 was 18.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.2 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.28. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.9 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Gauley Bridge and their reported violations in the past:KANAWHA FALLS PSD (Population served: 2692, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 32.4%
(32.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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No gay or lesbian households reported
3 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
Gauley Bridge compared to West Virginia state average:
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Religion statistics for Gauley Bridge (based on Fayette County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 34.75%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 16
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 29
Number of full-service restaurants: 31
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
5.54% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($26,993 average adjusted gross income)
0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($320 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.35% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,250 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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Gauley Bridge fatal accident list:
Nov 24, 1983 05:55 PM, 60, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 3
Nov 30, 1983 08:20 AM, 60, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 24 meters (79ft)
Total costs: $884,000
Total average daily traffic: 6,400
Total average daily truck traffic: 741
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:4
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:4
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:3
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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