Grottoes, Virginia

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Population in 2013: 2,728 (97% urban, 3% rural). Population change since 2000: +29.0%
Males: 1,288  (47.2%)
Females: 1,440  (52.8%)
Median resident age:  38.7 years
Virginia median age:  37.6 years

Zip codes: 24441.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $45,637 (it was $38,618 in 2000)
Grottoes:

$45,637
VA:

$62,666

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $22,613 (it was $17,195 in 2000)

Grottoes town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $185,153 (it was $90,600 in 2000)
Grottoes:

$185,153
VA:

$239,300

Median gross rent in 2013: $589.

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  • Races in Grottoes, VA (2010)

    Grottoes races chart
    • 2,38489.4%White alone
    • 1345.0%Hispanic
    • 933.5%Black alone
    • 331.2%Two or more races
    • 160.6%Asian alone
    • 60.2%American Indian alone
    • 20.07%Other race alone

Races in Grottoes detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Grottoes: 88.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (33.9%), German (17.2%), Irish (7.1%), English (6.2%), Scotch-Irish (2.3%), Scottish (2.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1892

Elevation: 1113 feet

Land area: 1.33 square miles.

Population density: 2,052 people per square mile   (low).

Grottoes,VA real estate house value index trend

Grottoes, Virginia map

For population 25 years and over in Grottoes:

  • High school or higher: 83.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.8%
  • Unemployed: 2.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Grottoes town:

  • Never married: 25.4%
  • Now married: 54.1%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 7.1%
  • Divorced: 10.4%

61 residents are foreign born (1.0% North America, 0.7% Latin America, 0.6% Europe).

This town:

2.3%
Virginia:

11.5%



According to our research of Virginia and other state lists there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Grottoes, Virginia as of August 31, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Grottoes to the number of sex offenders is 301 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,050 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,219 (0.7%)

Grottoes satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lynchburg, VA (62.6 miles , pop. 65,269).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Washington, DC (107.7 miles , pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (230.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Harriston, VA (1.9 miles ), Weyers Cave, VA (2.2 miles ), New Hope, VA (2.6 miles ), Mount Sidney, VA (2.7 miles ), Crimora, VA (2.7 miles ), Mount Crawford, VA (3.0 miles ), Laurel Hill, VA (3.0 miles ), Massanetta Springs, VA (3.0 miles ).

Latitude: 38.27 N, Longitude: 78.82 W

Area code: 540

Grottoes household income distribution Grottoes home values distribution

Crime rates in Grottoes by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0000020100100
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.091.30.045.80.00.037.00.00.0
Robberies 0001000201000
per 100,000 0.00.00.047.10.00.00.091.70.045.20.00.00.0
Assaults 0021015312020
per 100,000 0.00.093.947.10.045.7229.6137.545.690.40.073.90.0
Burglaries 126327201247623
per 100,000 46.691.8281.8141.391.0319.6918.345.891.22,124.8222.273.9110.2
Thefts 981322131117152918163019
per 100,000 419.2367.3610.61,036.3591.7502.3780.5687.41,323.0813.7592.61,107.8697.8
Auto thefts 0000122001020
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.045.591.391.80.00.045.20.073.90.0
Arson 0000010100000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.045.70.045.80.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 20.822.065.578.035.1137.4154.8127.471.2225.471.773.037.1

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Crime rate in Grottoes detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 6 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.20
Virginia average:

2.27
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.9%
Virginia:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +651 (+44.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Grottoes: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Grottoes, Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Grottoes-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Virginia state average. It is 52% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/30/1959, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 18.7 miles away from the Grottoes town center killed 11 people and injured 4 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 9/30/1959, a category F3 tornado 21.6 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 9 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Grottoes-area historical earthquake activity is near Virginia state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 68.9 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 238.0 miles away from Grottoes center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 278.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 261.8 miles away from the city center
On 5/5/2003 at 16:32:32, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 54.2 miles away from Grottoes center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 206.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Rockingham County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Storms: 3, Droughts: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Fire: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Grottoes topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Grottoes:

  • RMH HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; HARRISONBURG, VA)
  • FIRST CHOICE HOME SERVICES INC (Hospital, about 12 miles away; HARRISONBURG, VA)
  • CAMELOT HALL NRS HOME (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; HARRISONBURG, VA)
  • HARRISONBURG HLTH AND REHAB CNTR (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; HARRISONBURG, VA)
  • AVANTE AT HARRISONBURG (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; HARRISONBURG, VA)
  • LIBERTY HOUSE NURS HOME (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; HARRISONBURG, VA)
  • DAVITA - HARRISONBURG DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; HARRISONBURG, VA)

Airports located in Grottoes:

Amtrak station near Grottoes:

  • 16 miles: STAUNTON (1 MIDDLEBROOK AVE.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Grottoes:

  • Blue Ridge Community College (about 7 miles; Weyers Cave, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,891)
  • James Madison University (about 12 miles; Harrisonburg, VA; FT enrollment: 19,727)
  • University of Virginia-Main Campus (about 24 miles; Charlottesville, VA; FT enrollment: 22,274)
  • Piedmont Virginia Community College (about 26 miles; Charlottesville, VA; FT enrollment: 3,029)
  • Germanna Community College (about 58 miles; Locust Grove, VA; FT enrollment: 4,455)
  • Lord Fairfax Community College (about 62 miles; Middletown, VA; FT enrollment: 4,144)
  • Lynchburg College (about 64 miles; Lynchburg, VA; FT enrollment: 2,456)

Public elementary/middle school in Grottoes:

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Notable locations in Grottoes: Grottoes Volunteer Fire Department (A), Grottoes Rescue Squad (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Regional Parks (Caverns; Highway 340).

Rockingham 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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 66.3. This is about average.

City:

66.3
U.S.:

74.2

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 9.17. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.17
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.549. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.549
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 28.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2006 was 20.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.5
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.83. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.83
U.S.:

9.14

Drinking water stations with addresses in Grottoes and their reported violations in the past:

JOLLETT SPRINGS MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-10-2013), St Public Notif requested (SEP-23-2013), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-23-2013), St Public Notif received (OCT-21-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-16-2012), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-16-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUL-18-2012), St Public Notif received (JUL-27-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-27-2005), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-27-2005), St Compliance achieved (NOV-16-2005)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Grottoes that have no violations reported:

  • GROTTOES, TOWN OF (Population served: 2,192, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 13.0%
(8.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 37.4% for Black residents, 66.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 55.9% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Virginia:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  68.6%
Whole state:  67.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  7.1%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Grottoes, Virginia environmental map by EPA

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Grottoes compared to Virginia state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Banks with branches in Grottoes (2011 data):

  • StellarOne Bank: Grottoes Branch at 106 Sixth Street, branch established on 1933/11/01. Info updated 2008/06/06: Bank assets: $2,911.7 mil, Deposits: $2,404.3 mil, headquarters in Christiansburg, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 58 total offices, Holding Company: Stellarone Corporation
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Grottoes Branch at 200 Augusta Avenue, branch established on 1986/09/15. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.0
Virginia average:

12.3

Grottoes travel time to work - commute Grottoes mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (78%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (10%)
  • Wood (6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • Utility gas (0%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Grottoes town (based on Rockingham County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant18,35795
Mainline Protestant12,61462
Catholic1711
Other1192
None45,053-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 15
Rockingham County:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

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

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 12
Rockingham County:

1.63 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Rockingham County:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 33
Here:

4.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.1%
Virginia:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Rockingham County:

26.7%
Virginia:

26.7%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$3,485$41,8200$0
Other Government Administration 5$15,912$38,18914$413
Police Protection - Officers 6$20,401$40,8023$3,910
Streets and Highways 6$14,439$28,8781$680
Sewerage 1$3,973$47,6760$0
Parks and Recreation 1$3,082$36,98420$12,750
Totals for Government 20$61,292$36,77538$17,753

4.89% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,063 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.89%
Virginia average:

9.34%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Harrisonburg city, VA  1.47% ($35,349 average AGI)
from Augusta County, VA  0.48% ($35,923)
from Shenandoah County, VA  0.31% ($34,648)


5.11% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,012 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.11%
Virginia average:

9.20%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($96 average AGI)
Rockingham County:

0.03%
Virginia average:

0.20%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Harrisonburg city, VA  1.49% ($28,605 average AGI)
to Augusta County, VA  0.54% ($35,870)
to Page County, VA  0.28% ($25,217)

Strongest AM radio stations in Grottoes:

  • WSVA (550 AM; 10 kW; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)
  • WHBG (1360 AM; 5 kW; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)
  • WKCI (970 AM; 5 kW; WAYNESBORO, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKCY (1300 AM; 5 kW; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKTR (840 AM; daytime; 8 kW; EARLYSVILLE, VA; Owner: WKTR, INC.)
  • WKDW (900 AM; 3 kW; STAUNTON, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WINA (1070 AM; 5 kW; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: EURE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKCW (1420 AM; 50 kW; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCHV (1260 AM; 5 kW; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNLR (1150 AM; 3 kW; CHURCHVILLE, VA; Owner: NEW LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WBTX (1470 AM; 5 kW; BROADWAY-TIMBERVILLE, VA; Owner: MASSANUTTEN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WRVA (1140 AM; 50 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Grottoes:

  • WACL (98.5 FM; ELKTON, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVTU (89.3 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA TECH FOUNDATION INC)
  • WQPO (100.7 FM; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)
  • WCYK-FM (99.7 FM; STAUNTON, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTON-FM (94.3 FM; STAUNTON, VA; Owner: HIGH IMPACT COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WMXH-FM (105.7 FM; LURAY, VA; Owner: EASY RADIO, INC.)
  • WPVA (90.1 FM; WAYNESBORO, VA; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WMRY (103.5 FM; CROZET, VA; Owner: JAMES MADISON UNIVERSITY BOARD OF VISITORS)
  • WMRA (90.7 FM; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: JAMES MADISON UNIVERSITY BOARD OF VISITORS)
  • WBHB-FM (96.1 FM; BROADWAY, VA; Owner: HJV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJDV (105.1 FM; BRIDGEWATER, VA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)
  • WWWV (97.5 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: EURE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WUMX (107.5 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: AIR VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WVTW (88.5 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA TECH FOUNDATION, INC)
  • WTJU (91.1 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA)
  • WNRN (91.9 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: STU-COMM, INC.)
  • W240AF (95.9 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WBOP (106.3 FM; CHURCHVILLE, VA; Owner: SHENANDOAH VALLEY TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WUVA (92.7 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: WUVA, INC.)
  • WFFX-FM (102.3 FM; CROZET, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Grottoes:

  • WAZM-CA (Channel 25; STAUNTON-WAYNESBORO, VA; Owner: RUARCH ASSOCIATES LLC)
  • W18AA (Channel 18; SOUTHERN ROCKINGHAM, VA; Owner: COUNTY OF ROCKINGHAM, VIRGINIA)
  • WAZC-LP (Channel 16; LURAY, VA; Owner: RUARCH ASSOCIATES LLC)
  • W28BF (Channel 28; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W46AE (Channel 46; SOUTHERN ROCKINGHAM, VA; Owner: COUNTY OF ROCKINGHAM, VIRGINIA)
Grottoes fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)


Grottoes fatal accident list:

Nov 29, 1991 08:00 PM, Dogwoodave, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Dec 31, 1990 04:24 PM, Rt256, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Grottoes)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Rt 340 N 150 Yds S (Lat: 38.267639 Lon: -78.816139), Call Sign: KJW697, Licensee ID: L00495268
    Assigned Frequencies: 33.0600 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/31/1996, Expiration Date: 02/10/2002, Cancellation Date: 05/05/2002
    Registrant: Grottoes Rescue Squad Inc, Grottoes, VA 24441, Phone: (703) 249-5787
  • On Us Rt 340 S Of City Limits (Lat: 38.250139 Lon: -78.825028), Call Sign: KBB437
    Assigned Frequencies: 49.5600 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/01/1995, Expiration Date: 09/06/2000, Cancellation Date: 12/03/2000
    Registrant: B H Hepler, Rt 1 Box 403, Grottoes, VA 24441
  • 20th St & Forest Ave (Lat: 38.277361 Lon: -78.824194), Call Sign: KEE762, Licensee ID: L00123677
    Assigned Frequencies: 35.8400 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/17/1997, Expiration Date: 05/27/2002, Cancellation Date: 09/29/2002
    Registrant: Shreckhise Brothers Inc, Grottoes, VA 24441, Phone: (703) 249-5761
  • Caverns Blvd (Lat: 38.256806 Lon: -78.828083), Type: Building, Structure height: 5 m, Overall height: 9 m, Call Sign: WPIV485
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.500 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/04/2000, Expiration Date: 11/20/2005, Cancellation Date: 01/21/2006, Certifier: Frank W Nolen P E
    Registrant: Reynolds Metals Company, Grottoes, VA 24441, Fax: (540) 249-2039

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • WA06SH352, 9371 Browns Gap Road (Lat: 38.263778 Lon: -78.815556), Type: Tank, Structure height: 39.6 m, Call Sign: WQRE341, Licensee ID: L01689727
    Assigned Frequencies: 11285.0 MHz, 11285.0 MHz, 11285.0 MHz, 11285.0 MHz, 11285.0 MHz, 11285.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/25/2013, Expiration Date: 04/25/2023, Certifier: Greg Todd
    Registrant: Shenandoah Personal Communications, LLC, 500 Shentel Way, Edinburg, VA 22824, Phone: (540) 984-3013, Fax: (540) 984-8192, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

32 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Grottoes)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 195A (Category: Land, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 146 mph), Engine: JACOBS L4 /R755-7 (245 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 195KR , Serial Number: 7160, Year manufactured: 1948, Airworthiness Date: 05/29/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Richard K Kiser, 1212 Battlefield Rd, Grottoes, VA 24441
  • Aircraft: BEECH A36 (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 138 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 555YD , Serial Number: E-1048, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 04/13/1977
    Registrant (Individual): C Earl Jantzi, 3751 Rockfish Rd, Grottoes, VA 24441

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$85,7601$91,3703$129,243
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$01$135,920
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$01$89,230
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0120.00

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 49
  • Hazardous Condition: 37
  • Service Call: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 4

Incident types - Grottoes

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Grottoes, VA
Most common first names in Grottoes, VA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary3779.0 years
James3168.3 years
Charles2773.1 years
John2774.6 years
William2575.8 years
Robert1972.3 years
George1675.7 years
Margaret1682.7 years
Elizabeth1474.8 years
Paul1376.4 years
Most common last names in Grottoes, VA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Morris5773.3 years
Shifflett2271.1 years
Miller1872.3 years
Via14207.4 years
Patterson1274.0 years
Raynes1274.6 years
Wood1178.0 years
Good1172.5 years
Harris1169.6 years
Dean1065.7 years
Businesses in Grottoes, VA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Subway1
Ace Hardware1U-Haul1
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