For population 25 years and over in Kimball:
For population 15 years and over in Kimball town:
7 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $343 (1.2%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Charleston, WV (64.1 miles , pop. 53,421).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Greensboro, NC (132.0 miles , pop. 223,891).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (386.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Keystone, WV (1.9 miles ), Welch, WV (2.0 miles ), Northfork, WV (2.0 miles ), Gary, WV (2.2 miles ), Anawalt, WV (2.7 miles ), Davy, WV (2.9 miles ), Pineville, WV (3.3 miles ), Pocahontas, VA (3.5 miles ).
Latitude: 37.43 N, Longitude: 81.51 W
Area code: 304
Crime rates in Kimball (2001):
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Crime rates in Kimball (2005):
Population change in the 1990s: -135 (-24.7%).
Work and jobs in Kimball: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Kimball, West Virginia
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Kimball-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 21.2 miles away from the Kimball town center injured 12 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 4/4/1974, a category F3 tornado 37.1 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Kimball-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above West Virginia state average. It is 78% 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 27.6 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 31.8 miles away from Kimball 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 29.5 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 92.6 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 88.8 miles away from Kimball 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 95.3 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).
Hospitals/medical centers near Kimball:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kimball:
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Public elementary/middle school in Kimball:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 25.2%
(25.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.3% for Black residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Kimball compared to West Virginia state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Kimball (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:
Strongest AM radio stations in Kimball:
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TV broadcast stations around Kimball:
Kimball fatal accident list:
Aug 8, 2007 87:99 PM, Big Four Hollow, Lat: 37.421758, Lon: -81.486583, Vehicles: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: Inconsistent data
Feb 7, 1989 06:30 AM, 52, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Sep 6, 1984 09:50 AM, 52, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
Feb 17, 1979 06:15 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 8 meters (26ft)
Total costs: $375,000
Total average daily traffic: 5,400
Total average daily truck traffic: 655
Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic: 6,588
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Kimball)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:3
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:5
FAA Registered Aircraft:3
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Businesses in Kimball, WV