For population 25 years and over in Monterey:
For population 15 years and over in Monterey town:
2 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $783 (0.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lynchburg, VA (73.2 miles , pop. 65,269).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (142.0 miles , pop. 334,563).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (261.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Green Bank, WV (3.7 miles) , Bartow, WV (3.8 miles) , Frank, WV (3.9 miles) , Durbin, WV (4.0 miles ), Cass, WV (4.3 miles) , Franklin, WV (4.6 miles ), Brandywine, WV (4.8 miles ), Craigsville, VA (5.0 miles ).
Latitude: 38.41 N, Longitude: 79.58 W
Area code: 540
Population change in the 1990s: -64 (-28.8%).
Average climate in Monterey, Virginia
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Monterey-area historical tornado activity is below Virginia state average. It is 62% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/4/1990, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 25.5 miles away from the Monterey town center killed 2 people and injured 10 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 7/9/1980, a category F2 tornado 27.9 miles away from the town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Monterey-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Virginia state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
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 93.9 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 97.3 miles away from Monterey center
On 4/22/1991 at 01:01:20, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 9.1 mi) earthquake occurred 47.1 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 69.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Highland County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Floods: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Marjorie Joyner - Inventor.
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Public high school in Monterey:
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 16.5%
(15.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race 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
Monterey compared to Virginia state average:
Banks with branches in Monterey (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Monterey town (based on Highland County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 56.59%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
6.20% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($56,966 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
5.09% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($44,213 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
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FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Monterey)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:4
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Monterey)
Businesses in Monterey, VA
Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2014.