For population 25 years and over in Grantsville:
For population 15 years and over in Grantsville town:
2 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $250 (0.4%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Charleston, WV (49.2 miles , pop. 53,421).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (120.7 miles , pop. 334,563).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (326.3 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Glenville, WV (3.7 miles ), Spencer, WV (4.0 miles ), Auburn, WV (4.2 miles) , Reedy, WV (4.2 miles) , Sand Fork, WV (4.3 miles) , Elizabeth, WV (4.3 miles ), Pullman, WV (4.5 miles) , Harrisville, WV (4.5 miles ).
Latitude: 38.92 N, Longitude: 81.09 W
Area code: 304
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Crime rates in Grantsville (2002):
Population change in the 1990s: -106 (-15.8%).
Work and jobs in Grantsville: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Grantsville, West Virginia
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Grantsville-area historical tornado activity is near West Virginia state average. It is 63% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 10/1/1986, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 31.1 miles away from the Grantsville town center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 4/23/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 59.9 miles away from the town center killed 7 people and injured 93 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Grantsville-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 83.2 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 54.4 miles away from Grantsville center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Calhoun County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Landslides: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Mudslides: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Bernard P. Bell - Army Medal of Honor recipient, Bob Mollohan - Politician.
Hospitals/medical centers in Grantsville:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Grantsville:
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Public elementary/middle school in Grantsville:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Grantsville and their reported violations in the past:GRANTSVILLE MUNICIPAL (Population served: 935, Surface_water):
Past health violations:MOUNT ZION PSD (Population served: 900, Purch_surface_water):
Past health violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 20.6%
(20.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for two or more races 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)
24 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill in 2000
24 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill in 2000
Grantsville compared to West Virginia state average:
Banks with branches in Grantsville (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Grantsville town (based on Calhoun County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 25.22%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
5.02% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,982 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:
5.23% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($22,950 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:
Strongest AM radio stations in Grantsville:
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Grantsville fatal accident list:
Jul 19, 1985 12:20 AM, Elizabeth, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 12 meters (39ft)
Total average daily traffic: 4,200
Total average daily truck traffic: 250
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 5,265
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:2
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:2
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:3
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:33 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Grantsville)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Businesses in Grantsville, WV