For population 25 years and over in Louisa:
For population 15 years and over in Louisa town:
259 residents are foreign born (8.2% Latin America, 1.4% Europe).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,444 (0.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Richmond, VA (44.7 miles , pop. 197,790).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Washington, DC (81.5 miles , pop. 572,059).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (205.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Mineral, VA (2.3 miles ), Gordonsville, VA (3.6 miles ), Orange, VA (4.1 miles ), Lake Monticello, VA (4.4 miles ), Columbia, VA (4.6 miles) , Spotsylvania Courthouse, VA (5.1 miles ), Charlottesville, VA (5.1 miles ), Madison, VA (5.3 miles ).
Latitude: 38.02 N, Longitude: 78.00 W
Area code: 540
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 Louisa 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: +315 (+29.0%).
Work and jobs in Louisa: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Louisa, Virginia
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Louisa-area historical tornado activity is above Virginia state average. It is 24% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 9/30/1959, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.0 miles away from the Louisa town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 9/24/2001, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 37.8 miles away from the town center injured 2 people and caused $2 million in damages.
Earthquake activity:Louisa-area historical earthquake activity is above Virginia state average. It is 80% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 30.7 miles away from the city center
On 5/5/2003 at 16:32:32, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 19.0 miles away from Louisa center
On 3/15/1991 at 06:54:08, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 10.9 mi) earthquake occurred 19.8 miles away from the city center
On 10/21/1998 at 05:56:47, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 8.3 mi) earthquake occurred 48.8 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 21.5 miles away from Louisa center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Louisa County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Storms: 2, Ice Storms: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Airports located in Louisa:
Operable nuclear power plants near Louisa:
Local government website: louisatown.org
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Louisa:
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Public elementary/middle schools in Louisa:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Louisa and their reported violations in the past:BLUE RIDGE SHORES (Population served: 1700, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:SMALL COUNTRY CAMPGROUND (Population served: 112, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 17.4%
(5.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 24.5% for Black residents, 34.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 14.0% for other race residents, 58.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
17 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010
88 people in nursing homes in 2000
Louisa compared to Virginia state average:
Banks with branches in Louisa (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Louisa (based on Louisa County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 36.24%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 6
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
10.60% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($52,173 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:
7.72% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($41,504 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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Louisa fatal accident list:
Dec 28, 1998 06:55 PM, Us-15, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Nov 1, 1997 01:31 AM, I64, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Aug 10, 1991 10:05 AM, Rt22, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Nov 22, 1988 04:45 PM, Rt 33, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Feb 8, 1979 03:15 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Louisa)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:45 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:3
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:41 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Louisa)
FAA Registered Aircraft:18 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Louisa)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 9 patent applications in 2008-2014.