For population 25 years and over in Harman:
For population 15 years and over in Harman town:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $310 (0.4%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lynchburg, VA (106.7 miles , pop. 65,269).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (107.9 miles , pop. 334,563).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (245.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Hendricks, WV (3.5 miles ), Hambleton, WV (3.6 miles ), Parsons, WV (3.8 miles ), Davis, WV (3.9 miles ), Thomas, WV (4.0 miles ), Elkins, WV (4.2 miles ), Montrose, WV (4.3 miles) , Beverly, WV (4.4 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 38.92 N, Longitude: 79.53 W
Area code: 304
Unemployment in August 2012:
Population change in the 1990s: +6 (+5.0%).
Average climate in Harman, West Virginia
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Harman-area historical tornado activity is slightly above West Virginia state average. It is 55% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/3/1980, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 30.7 miles away from the Harman town center injured 19 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 5/19/1967, a category F3 tornado 33.4 miles away from the town center killed one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Harman-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below West Virginia state average. It is 99% 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 77.2 miles away from the city center
On 9/22/2001 at 16:01:20, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, 2.5 LG, Depth: 1.2 mi) earthquake occurred 87.0 miles away from Harman center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Randolph County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Flood: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Harman:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Harman:
See full list of schools located in Harman
Public high school in Harman:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Harman and their reported violations in the past:HARMAN TOWN OF (Population served: 181, Groundwater_under_infl_of_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 36.0%
(34.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Harman compared to West Virginia state average:
Banks with branches in Harman (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Harman (based on Randolph County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 38.08%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 8
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Number of full-service restaurants: 24
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
4.66% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,727 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:
4.78% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,921 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 Harman:
Strongest FM radio stations in Harman:
Harman fatal accident list:
Dec 16, 1988 07:30 PM, 33, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jan 5, 1986 03:00 AM, 33, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Sep 15, 1979 11:30 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 2 meters (7ft)
Total costs: $2,100,000
Total average daily traffic: 2,750
Total average daily truck traffic: 291
Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic: 4,445
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Harman)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:4
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Harman)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: