For population 25 years and over in Mount Hope:
For population 15 years and over in Mount Hope city:
29 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $244 (0.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Charleston, WV (40.5 miles , pop. 53,421).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Greensboro, NC (145.8 miles , pop. 223,891).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (355.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Bradley, WV (1.5 miles ), Piney View, WV (1.8 miles ), Prosperity, WV (2.1 miles ), Stanaford, WV (2.2 miles ), Pax, WV (2.3 miles) , Oak Hill, WV (2.5 miles ), Thurmond, WV (2.6 miles) , Beckley, WV (2.8 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 37.89 N, Longitude: 81.17 W
Area code: 304
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Crime in Mount Hope detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 8 (5 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -285 (-16.1%).
Work and jobs in Mount Hope: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Mount Hope, West Virginia
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Mount Hope-area historical tornado activity is slightly below West Virginia state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/4/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.3 miles away from the Mount Hope city center killed one person and injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 4/4/1974, a category F3 tornado 13.8 miles away from the city center injured 12 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Mount Hope-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above West Virginia state average. It is 88% 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 63.2 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 67.5 miles away from Mount Hope 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 65.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/22/1991 at 01:01:20, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 9.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 52.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/26/1995 at 00:36:17, a magnitude 3.5 (3.1 MB, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 80.8 miles away from Mount Hope center
On 10/28/1997 at 10:36:46, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 69.0 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 Fayette County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Landslides: 4, Winter Storms: 2, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Fred Bailey - Major League Baseball outfielder.
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Public high school in Mount Hope:
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Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2000 was 18.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.1 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.28. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.1 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Mount Hope that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 34.1%
(30.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 50.6% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 24.5% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Mount Hope compared to West Virginia state average:
Banks with branches in Mount Hope (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Mount Hope (based on Fayette County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 34.75%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 16
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 29
Number of full-service restaurants: 31
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Mount Hope government finances in 2006 (per resident):
5.54% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($26,993 average adjusted gross income)
0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($320 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.35% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,250 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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Mount Hope fatal accident list:
Apr 29, 2009 03:04 AM, Us-19, Lat: 37.87390556, Lon: -81.18724722, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jan 13, 2005 04:02 PM, Us-19, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 2
Feb 15, 2004 01:13 AM, Us-19, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
May 5, 2003 04:41 AM, Us-19, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Mar 12, 2000 08:05 PM, Us-19, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 8, Fatalities: 1
Jan 16, 1997 11:18 PM, 19, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jul 19, 1976 10:50 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 1 meters (3ft)
Total costs: $748,000
Total average daily traffic: 1,400
Total average daily truck traffic: 112
Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic: 2,383
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Mount Hope)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:4
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Mount Hope)
FAA Registered Aircraft:2
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2013.