For population 25 years and over in Grundy:
For population 15 years and over in Grundy town:
34 residents are foreign born (1.5% Asia, 1.4% Africa, 0.3% Europe).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $850 (0.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Johnson City, TN (66.9 miles , pop. 55,469).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Lexington-Fayette, KY (141.3 miles , pop. 260,512).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (419.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Vansant, VA (1.9 miles ), Haysi, VA (3.5 miles) , Fedscreek, KY (3.7 miles ), Elkhorn City, KY (3.7 miles ), Cedarville, KY (3.8 miles) , Clinchco, VA (4.1 miles ), Phelps, KY (4.1 miles ), Bradshaw, WV (4.1 miles ).
Latitude: 37.28 N, Longitude: 82.10 W
Area code: 276
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Crime rate in Grundy detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 6 (6 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -197 (-15.1%).
Work and jobs in Grundy: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Grundy, Virginia
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Grundy-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Virginia state average. It is 75% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/4/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 31.1 miles away from the Grundy town center killed one person and injured 4 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 4/4/1974, a category F3 tornado 52.8 miles away from the town center injured 12 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Grundy-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Virginia state average. It is 68% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 10.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 11.0 miles away from Grundy 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 10.1 miles away from the city center
On 10/26/1995 at 00:37:28, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 58.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/19/1996 at 08:50:14, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 54.9 miles away from Grundy center
On 8/17/1990 at 21:01:17, a magnitude 4.0 (3.5 LG, 4.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 76.4 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 Buchanan County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Winter Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Bev Perdue - Politician, Lee Smith (fiction author) - Novelist, Arthur Byron Cover - Science fiction writer, Ryan O'Quinn - Film actor.
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 15.2%
(13.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 55.6% for Black residents, 25.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 44.4% for two or more races residents)
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No gay or lesbian households reported
156 people in other group homes in 2000
People in group quarters in Grundy in 2010:
25 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000
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Religion statistics for Grundy (based on Buchanan County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 26.71%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 6
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
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Grundy government finances in 2002(per resident):
3.54% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,378 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:
4.74% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,083 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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Grundy fatal accident list:
Oct 19, 1980 00:01 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2, Drunken drivers: 1
Jul 3, 1979 11:10 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 10, 1976 01:30 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Grundy)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 32 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Grundy, VA)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Grundy)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Grundy)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2013.