For population 25 years and over in Keyser:
For population 15 years and over in Keyser city:
28 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $564 (0.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Frederick, MD (83.5 miles , pop. 52,767).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (87.1 miles , pop. 334,563).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (207.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Piedmont, WV (2.1 miles ), Westernport, MD (2.2 miles ), Luke, MD (2.2 miles) , Barton, MD (2.6 miles ), Lonaconing, MD (3.0 miles ), Elk Garden, WV (3.1 miles ), Midland, MD (3.3 miles ), Kitzmiller, MD (3.4 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 39.44 N, Longitude: 78.98 W
Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,165 (+21.8%)
Area code: 304
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Keyser detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 15 (10 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -800 (-13.1%).
Work and jobs in Keyser: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Keyser, West Virginia
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Keyser-area historical tornado activity is significantly above West Virginia state average. It is 23% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/2/1998, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.5 miles away from the Keyser city center injured 5 people and caused $6 million in damages.
On 5/19/1967, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 19.0 miles away from the city center killed one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Mineral County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 3, Floods: 2, Droughts: 2, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Henry Louis Gates - Professor, Harley Orrin Staggers - Politician, Leo Mazzone - Baseball player and coach, Lloyal Randolph - Politician.
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Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.58. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.5 miles away from the city center.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.161. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.5 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Keyser and their reported violations in the past:FOUNTAIN PSD (Population served: 544, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Keyser that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 23.3%
(16.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 49.6% for Black residents, 69.9% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
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Religion statistics for Keyser (based on Mineral County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 42.84%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 4
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Number of full-service restaurants: 21
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5.45% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,350 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:
5.31% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,402 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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Keyser fatal accident list:
Jan 18, 2009 03:12 AM, Us-220, Lat: 39.36230833, Lon: -79.00448889, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
May 12, 2004 03:57 PM, Us-220, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 6, 1987 11:05 PM, 220, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jul 21, 1984 10:55 AM, N Main, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Apr 24, 1982 05:02 PM, Baltimore, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jan 2, 1975 06:20 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 13See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Keyser, WV
Total length: 563 meters (1,847ft)
Total costs: $600,000
Total average daily traffic: 47,100
Total average daily truck traffic: 4,724
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Keyser)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Keyser, WV)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 70 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Keyser)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 12 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Keyser)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 8 patent applications in 2008-2013.