Mineral, Virginia

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Population in 2013: 477 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +12.5%
 
Males: 225  (47.2%)
Females: 252  (52.8%)
Median resident age:  35.4 years
Virginia median age:  35.1 years

Zip codes: 23117.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $55,626 (it was $37,500 in 2000)
Mineral:

$55,626
VA:

$61,741
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,973 (it was $19,397 in 2000)

Mineral town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $180,278 (it was $84,500 in 2000)
Mineral:

$180,278
VA:

$237,800
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $257,713; Detached houses: $258,409; Mobile homes: $219,799

Median gross rent in 2012: $936.

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  • White alone - 393 (84.2%)
  • Black alone - 39 (8.4%)
  • Hispanic - 29 (6.2%)
  • Two or more races - 3 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.4%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.2%)

Races in Mineral detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Mineral: 87.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (15.7%), United States (14.6%), German (12.1%), English (9.0%), French (5.9%), Welsh (4.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1902

Elevation: 464 feet

Land area: 0.89 square miles.

Population density: 534 people per square mile   (low).

Mineral,VA real estate house value index trend

Mineral, Virginia map

For population 25 years and over in Mineral:

  • High school or higher: 86.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Unemployed: 3.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mineral town:

  • Never married: 28.3%
  • Now married: 44.2%
  • Separated: 10.7%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 11.5%

4 residents are foreign born

This town:  0.6%
Virginia:  11.6%



According to our research of Virginia and other state lists there were 26 registered sex offenders living in Mineral, Virginia as of March 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Mineral to the number of sex offenders is 18 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,223 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,323 (0.6%)

Mineral satellite photo by USGS

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 ), Blue Ridge Shores, VA (3.0 miles ), Gordonsville, VA (4.2 miles ), Lake Land'Or, VA (4.4 miles ), Orange, VA (4.5 miles ), Lake Caroline, VA (4.6 miles ), Spotsylvania Courthouse, VA (4.7 miles ), Goochland, VA (4.7 miles ).

Latitude: 38.01 N, Longitude: 77.91 W

Area code: 540

Mineral household income distribution Mineral home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.8%
Virginia:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -33 (-7.2%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (23%)
  • Construction (22%)
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Information (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Utilities (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (19%)
  • Carpenters (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (6%)
  • Top executives (5%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (14%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)

Work and jobs in Mineral: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Mineral, Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Mineral-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Virginia state average. It is 14% smaller 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 near Virginia state average. It is 84% 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 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 274.9 miles away from Mineral 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 the city 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 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 189.5 miles away from Mineral 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
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

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: Winter Storms: 5, Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Ice Storms: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Mineral topographic map

Birthplace of: Robert Jackson (American football coach) - College football coach.

Hospitals and medical centers near Mineral:

  • LOUISA HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; LOUISA, VA)

Airports and heliports located in Mineral:

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Nuclear power plants:

  • North Anna 1. Westinghouse Electric Corp.Stone & Webster Engineering Corp.Westinghouse Electric Corp.Virginia Power. Pressurized Water Reactor (PWR). Net Output: 911 MWe. Operable. Initial criticality: 04/1978. Commercial start: 06/1978..
  • North Anna 2. Westinghouse Electric Corp.Stone & Webster Engineering Corp.Westinghouse Electric Corp.Virginia Power. Pressurized Water Reactor (PWR). Net Output: 909 MWe. Operable. Initial criticality: 06/1980. Commercial start: 12/1980..

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mineral:

  • Germanna Community College (about 27 miles; Locust Grove, VA; Full-time enrollment: 4,455)
  • Piedmont Virginia Community College (about 32 miles; Charlottesville, VA; FT enrollment: 3,029)
  • University of Mary Washington (about 32 miles; Fredericksburg, VA; FT enrollment: 4,506)
  • University of Virginia-Main Campus (about 33 miles; Charlottesville, VA; FT enrollment: 22,274)
  • J Sargeant Reynolds Community College (about 35 miles; Richmond, VA; FT enrollment: 8,271)
  • University of Richmond (about 36 miles; University of Richmond, VA; FT enrollment: 3,745)
  • Virginia Union University (about 40 miles; Richmond, VA; FT enrollment: 2,028)

Public high school in Mineral:

Public elementary/middle schools in Mineral:

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Notable locations in Mineral: Mineral Volunteer Rescue Squad (A), Mineral Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Mineral include: Calvary Chapel of Louisa (A), Mineral United Methodist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Mineral include: Grace Adams Davis Memorial Playground (1), Elizabeth Trice Walton Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Louisa County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Mineral and their reported violations in the past:

TAVERN ON THE RAIL (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-27-2012), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-27-2012), St Public Notif received (AUG-30-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-27-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
THE BOARDWALK ON LAKE ANNA (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Mineral that have no violations reported:

  • NORTH ANNA INFORMATION CENTER (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • THE BAPT ST CONVENTION OF NC (Serves NC, Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 6.6%
(8.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.7 people
Virginia:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  68.8%
Whole state:  67.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  7.5%
Whole state:  5.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Mineral compared to Virginia state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.

Banks with branches in Mineral (2011 data):

  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Mineral Branch at 223 Mineral Avenue, branch established on 1949/10/05. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • Virginia Community Bank: Mineral Branch at Mineral Avenue And Fourth Street, branch established on 1981/06/18. Info updated 2011/04/12: Bank assets: $229.1 mil, Deposits: $193.2 mil, headquarters in Louisa, VA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Virginia Community Bankshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Mineral travel time to work - commute Mineral mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (58%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (22%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (12%)
  • Wood (7%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Mineral town (based on Louisa County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 36.24%
Here: 36.2%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Christian Churches and Churches of Christ
Adherents46.5%18.3%8.0%7.8%4.8%
Congregations37.0%17.4%4.3%13.0%4.3%
NameLDS (Mormon) ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Episcopal ChurchAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents4.6%2.8%1.9%1.5%3.9%
Congregations2.2%6.5%2.2%2.2%10.9%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Louisa County:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Louisa County:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Louisa County:

5.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Here:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.6%
Virginia:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Louisa County:

28.5%
Virginia:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.2%
State:

18.6%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$7,630$30,5203$2,843
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$323
Water Supply 2$3,543$21,2580$0
Totals for Government 5$11,173$26,8159$3,166

7.24% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($47,628 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.24%
Virginia average:

9.34%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Albemarle County, VA  0.88% ($46,636 average AGI)
from Henrico County, VA  0.63% ($38,805)
from Hanover County, VA  0.40% ($33,122)


6.76% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,067 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.76%
Virginia average:

9.20%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Henrico County, VA  0.59% ($43,125 average AGI)
to Albemarle County, VA  0.56% ($39,824)
to Spotsylvania County, VA  0.48% ($45,517)

Strongest AM radio stations in Mineral:

  • WRVA (1140 AM; 50 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKCW (1420 AM; 50 kW; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WKTR (840 AM; daytime; 8 kW; EARLYSVILLE, VA; Owner: WKTR, INC.)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WLEE (1320 AM; 5 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: 4M OF RICHMOND, INC)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WDZY (1290 AM; 25 kW; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, VA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)
  • WREJ (1540 AM; 10 kW; RICHMOND, VA)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mineral:

  • WLSA (105.5 FM; LOUISA, VA; Owner: MID-VIRGINIA BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WCUL (103.1 FM; CULPEPER, VA; Owner: JOYNER LICENSE, INC.)
  • WWWV (97.5 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: EURE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WUMX (107.5 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: AIR VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WVTW (88.5 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA TECH FOUNDATION, INC)
  • WNRN (91.9 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: STU-COMM, INC.)
  • WTJU (91.1 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA)
  • WBTJ (106.5 FM; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVTU (89.3 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA TECH FOUNDATION INC)
  • W240AF (95.9 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WJMA-FM (98.9 FM; ORANGE, VA; Owner: PIEDMONT COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WMRY (103.5 FM; CROZET, VA; Owner: JAMES MADISON UNIVERSITY BOARD OF VISITORS)
  • WCYK-FM (99.7 FM; STAUNTON, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMXH-FM (105.7 FM; LURAY, VA; Owner: EASY RADIO, INC.)
  • WUVA (92.7 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: WUVA, INC.)
  • WYSK-FM (99.3 FM; SPOTSYLVANIA, VA; Owner: THE FREE LANCE-STAR PUBLISHING CO. OF FREDERICKSBURG, VA)
  • WJYJ (90.5 FM; FREDERICKSBURG, VA; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WACL (98.5 FM; ELKTON, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKJS (104.7 FM; CREWE, VA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WCDX (92.1 FM; MECHANICSVILLE, VA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Mineral:

  • WCVE-TV (Channel 23; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRLH-TV (Channel 35; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: WRLH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WTVR-TV (Channel 6; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: ELCOM OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WCVW (Channel 57; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRIC-TV (Channel 8; PETERSBURG, VA; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF RICHMOND, INC.)
  • WXOB-LP (Channel 17; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: KM BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WUPV (Channel 65; ASHLAND, VA; Owner: BELL BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WKYV-LP (Channel 61; KEYSVILLE, VA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Mineral fatal accident list:

Feb 3, 1984 03:04 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 79
  • Hazardous Condition: 39
  • Service Call: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 5

Incident types - Mineral

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Most common first names in Mineral, VA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William7572.4 years
John6172.6 years
James5571.9 years
Mary4078.1 years
Robert3971.8 years
Charles3370.4 years
Thomas3273.3 years
George2777.7 years
Elizabeth2079.0 years
Edward1974.7 years
Most common last names in Mineral, VA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson3874.0 years
Harris3775.6 years
Shelton2869.3 years
Jackson2471.1 years
Brooks2171.3 years
Smith2175.0 years
Anderson2170.4 years
Hall2180.4 years
Coleman2071.8 years
Seay1870.2 years

Businesses in Mineral, VA

  • Dairy Queen: 1
  • FedEx: 1
  • UPS: 1
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