For population 25 years and over in Mineral:
For population 15 years and over in Mineral town:
3 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,303 (0.8%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Richmond, VA (40.6 miles , pop. 197,790).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Washington, DC (79.4 miles , pop. 572,059).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (202.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Louisa, VA (2.3 miles ), Gordonsville, VA (4.2 miles ), Orange, VA (4.5 miles ), Spotsylvania Courthouse, VA (4.7 miles ), Columbia, VA (4.7 miles) , Lake Monticello, VA (4.9 miles ), Wyndham, VA (5.2 miles ), Short Pump, VA (5.3 miles) .
Latitude: 38.01 N, Longitude: 77.91 W
Area code: 540
Population change in the 1990s: -33 (-7.2%).
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Average climate in Mineral, Virginia
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Mineral-area historical tornado activity is above Virginia state average. It is 28% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 9/30/1959, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.5 miles away from the Mineral town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 4/1/1998, a category F3 tornado 18.0 miles away from the town center killed 2 people and caused $800,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Mineral-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 29.0 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 19.5 miles away from Mineral center
On 3/15/1991 at 06:54:08, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 10.9 mi) earthquake occurred 18.0 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 50.0 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 26.5 miles away from Mineral 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).
Birthplace of: Robert Jackson (American football coach) - College football coach.
Airports and heliports located in Mineral:
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Local government website: www.louisa.net/mineral
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Public high school in Mineral:
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Mineral and their reported violations in the past:HIGH-POINT MARINA (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:NORTH ANNA INFORMATION CENTER (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:SHAFFER'S COVE CONDOS (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 9.8%
(11.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Mineral compared to Virginia state average:
Banks with branches in Mineral (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Mineral (based on Louisa County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 36.24%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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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
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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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Mineral fatal accident list:
Feb 3, 1984 03:04 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Mineral)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Mineral, VA)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 53 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Mineral)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 18 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Mineral)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Businesses in Mineral, VA
Total of 8 patent applications in 2008-2014.