For population 25 years and over in Keystone:
For population 15 years and over in Keystone city:
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $390 (1.2%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Charleston, WV (65.4 miles , pop. 53,421).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Greensboro, NC (129.1 miles , pop. 223,891).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (384.0 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Northfork, WV (0.9 miles ), Vivian, WV (1.5 miles) , Kimball, WV (1.9 miles ), Pageton, WV (2.2 miles) , Maybeury, WV (2.3 miles ), Anawalt, WV (2.3 miles ), Crumpler, WV (2.4 miles ), Gary, WV (2.5 miles ).
Latitude: 37.42 N, Longitude: 81.45 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 304
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Crime rates in Keystone (2004):
Population change in the 1990s: -170 (-27.3%).
Work and jobs in Keystone: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Keystone, West Virginia
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Keystone-area historical tornado activity is below West Virginia state average. It is 74% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/4/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 20.1 miles away from the Keystone city center injured 12 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 4/4/1974, a category F3 tornado 35.4 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Keystone-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above West Virginia state average. It is 79% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 30.0 miles away from the city center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 34.1 miles away from Keystone 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 31.9 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 95.6 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 91.7 miles away from Keystone center
On 3/11/1995 at 08:15:52, a magnitude 3.8 (3.7 MB, 3.8 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 98.2 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 McDowell County (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 10, Landslides: 7, Mudslides: 3, Floods: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: John Ripley (USMC) - Recipient of the Purple Heart medal, Bob Bowman (pitcher) - Baseball player.
Hospitals/medical centers near Keystone:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Keystone:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Keystone and their reported violations in the past:KEYSTONE MUNICIPAL WATER (Population served: 448, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 42.5%
(75.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 15.5% for Black residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Keystone compared to West Virginia state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Keystone city (based on McDowell County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 19.71%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 8
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
4.75% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($20,318 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:
6.28% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,738 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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Keystone fatal accident list:
Aug 30, 2003 02:25 PM, 52/61, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Nov 3, 2000 05:15 PM, Us-52, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Feb 13, 1995 05:15 PM, Bridge St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 9 meters (30ft)
Total costs: $950,000
Total average daily traffic: 9,430
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,023
Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic: 11,505
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1
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