Mount Sidney, Virginia

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Population in 2010: 663.
Males: 330  (49.8%)
Females: 333  (50.2%)
Median resident age:

34.7 years
Virginia median age:

38.2 years

Zip codes: 24467.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $55,342
Mount Sidney:

$55,342
VA:

$68,114

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $28,243

Mount Sidney CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $213,500
Mount Sidney:

$213,500
VA:

$264,000

Mean prices in 2016: all housing units: $280,249; detached houses: $282,691

Median gross rent in 2016: $441.

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 3.2%
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  • Races in Mount Sidney, VA (2010)
    • 62494.1%White alone
    • 233.5%Hispanic
    • 60.9%Black alone
    • 60.9%Two or more races
    • 40.6%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Virginia and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Mount Sidney, Virginia as of August 21, 2019.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Mount Sidney is 241 to 1.


March 2016 cost of living index in Mount Sidney: 79.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (54.1%), European (19.2%), Scotch-Irish (5.6%), Scottish (5.0%), British (4.4%), German (3.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1290 feet

Mount Sidney,VA real estate house value index trend

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lynchburg, VA (60.1 miles , pop. 65,269).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Washington, DC (114.6 miles , pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (237.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Weyers Cave, VA (1.8 miles ),
Laurel Hill, VA (2.1 miles ),
Verona, VA (2.2 miles ),
New Hope, VA (2.2 miles ),
Mount Crawford, VA (2.6 miles ),
Grottoes, VA (2.7 miles ),
Harriston, VA (2.7 miles ),
Bridgewater, VA (3.0 miles )
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Latitude: 38.26 N, Longitude: 78.96 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 540

Distribution of median household income in Mount Sidney, VA in 2016
Distribution of house value in Mount Sidney, VA in 2016
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.7%
Virginia:

3.0%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 45.2. This is significantly better than average.

City:

45.2
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 8.16. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.16
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.303. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.303
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 12.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.9
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Mount Sidney-area historical tornado activity is below Virginia state average. It is 57% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/30/1959, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 23.4 miles away from the Mount Sidney place center killed 11 people and injured 4 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 9/30/1959, a category F3 tornado 28.9 miles away from the place center killed one person and injured 9 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Mount Sidney-area historical earthquake activity is near Virginia state average. It is 83% 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 74.0 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 236.3 miles away from Mount Sidney center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 270.7 miles away from Mount Sidney center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 259.1 miles away from Mount Sidney 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 59.6 miles away from Mount Sidney 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 212.2 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 Augusta County (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Winter Storms: 5, Hurricanes: 4, Droughts: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Mount Sidney:

  • SOUTHERNCARE, STAUNTON (Hospital, about 8 miles away; STAUNTON, VA)
  • ENVOY OF STAUNTON, LLC (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; STAUNTON, VA)
  • OAK HILL NURS HOME (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; STAUNTON, VA)
  • KINGS DAUGHTERS HOSP (Hospital, about 9 miles away; STAUNTON, VA)
  • KINGS DAUGHTERS COMMUNITY HEALTH AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; STAUNTON, VA)
  • WESTERN STATE HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 10 miles away; STAUNTON, VA)
  • DAVITA - STAUNTON (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; STAUNTON, VA)

Amtrak station near Mount Sidney:

  • 10 miles: STAUNTON (1 MIDDLEBROOK AVE.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mount Sidney:

  • Blue Ridge Community College (about 2 miles; Weyers Cave, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,891)
  • James Madison University (about 14 miles; Harrisonburg, VA; FT enrollment: 19,727)
  • University of Virginia-Main Campus (about 30 miles; Charlottesville, VA; FT enrollment: 22,274)
  • Piedmont Virginia Community College (about 32 miles; Charlottesville, VA; FT enrollment: 3,029)
  • Lynchburg College (about 61 miles; Lynchburg, VA; FT enrollment: 2,456)
  • Central Virginia Community College (about 64 miles; Lynchburg, VA; FT enrollment: 2,759)
  • Liberty University (about 64 miles; Lynchburg, VA; FT enrollment: 61,625)

Points of interest:

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Church in Mount Sidney: Mount Sidney United Methodist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Bells Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Augusta County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.5 people
Virginia:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

71.7%
Whole state:

67.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

6.3%
Whole state:

5.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Mount Sidney:

Marital status in Mount Sidney, VA
  • Never married: 22.8%
  • Now married: 66.9%
  • Separated: 5.5%
  • Widowed: 4.7%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

For population 25 years and over in Mount Sidney:

  • High school or higher: 89.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 40.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.1%
Educational Attainment in 2016
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2016
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.4
Virginia average:

12.3

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Mount Sidney, VA (based on Augusta County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant14,90867
Mainline Protestant13,02660
Black Protestant721
Orthodox601
Other21-
None45,663-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 14
This county:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Augusta County:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 31
This county:

4.38 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 26
This county:

3.67 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Augusta County:

8.4%
State:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

25.9%
Virginia:

26.7%

6.60% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($45,608 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.60%
Virginia average:

9.50%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Staunton city, VA  1.51% ($40,932 average AGI)
from Waynesboro city, VA  1.23% ($40,628)
from Rockingham County, VA  0.70% ($38,636)


6.10% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($42,472 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.10%
Virginia average:

9.76%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Staunton city, VA  1.35% ($36,845 average AGI)
to Waynesboro city, VA  1.08% ($41,323)
to Rockingham County, VA  0.63% ($43,535)

Strongest AM radio stations in Mount Sidney:

  • WSVA (550 AM; 10 kW; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)
  • WKDW (900 AM; 3 kW; STAUNTON, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKCI (970 AM; 5 kW; WAYNESBORO, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHBG (1360 AM; 5 kW; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)
  • WNLR (1150 AM; 3 kW; CHURCHVILLE, VA; Owner: NEW LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WKCY (1300 AM; 5 kW; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKTR (840 AM; daytime; 8 kW; EARLYSVILLE, VA; Owner: WKTR, INC.)
  • WTON (1240 AM; 1 kW; STAUNTON, VA; Owner: HIGH IMPACT COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WKCW (1420 AM; 50 kW; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WINA (1070 AM; 5 kW; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: EURE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBTX (1470 AM; 5 kW; BROADWAY-TIMBERVILLE, VA; Owner: MASSANUTTEN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WCHV (1260 AM; 5 kW; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRVA (1140 AM; 50 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mount Sidney:

  • WACL (98.5 FM; ELKTON, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQPO (100.7 FM; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)
  • WVTU (89.3 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA TECH FOUNDATION INC)
  • WCYK-FM (99.7 FM; STAUNTON, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTON-FM (94.3 FM; STAUNTON, VA; Owner: HIGH IMPACT COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WPVA (90.1 FM; WAYNESBORO, VA; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WMXH-FM (105.7 FM; LURAY, VA; Owner: EASY RADIO, INC.)
  • WBOP (106.3 FM; CHURCHVILLE, VA; Owner: SHENANDOAH VALLEY TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WMRY (103.5 FM; CROZET, VA; Owner: JAMES MADISON UNIVERSITY BOARD OF VISITORS)
  • WSVO (93.1 FM; STAUNTON, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMRA (90.7 FM; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: JAMES MADISON UNIVERSITY BOARD OF VISITORS)
  • WBHB-FM (96.1 FM; BROADWAY, VA; Owner: HJV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKCY-FM (104.3 FM; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJDV (105.1 FM; BRIDGEWATER, VA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)
  • WVLS (89.7 FM; MONTEREY, VA; Owner: POCAHONTAS COMMUNICATIONS COOPERATIVE CORP.)
  • 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)
  • WNRS-FM (89.9 FM; SWEET BRIAR, VA; Owner: SWEET BRIAR COLLEGE)
  • WTJU (91.1 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA)

TV broadcast stations around Mount Sidney:

  • WAZM-CA (Channel 25; STAUNTON-WAYNESBORO, VA; Owner: RUARCH ASSOCIATES LLC)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 19Number of bridges
  • 138ft / 42.1mTotal length
  • $1,624,000Total costs
  • 263,012Total average daily traffic
  • 24,365Total average daily truck traffic
  • 186,090Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Mount Sidney, VA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21920-1929
  • 31930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 51960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 41980-1989
  • 21990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Mount Sidney, VA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

1
  • 765 Dice's Spring Rd (Lat: 38.289167 Lon: -78.933333), Type: 51.8, Overall height: 51.8 m, Registrant: Cfw Wireless, Inc. Dba , Sgarber@cfw.Com, , Wayne-sboro, Phone: (540) 946-3516

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Mount Sidney)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1
  • NICE AIRCRAFT INC, 105 Overlook Ave, Mount Sidney, VA 24467
    Certificate: 01-2026 (Corporation), Certificate Issue Date: 11/20/2001, Expiration Date: 11/19/2002

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 21
  • Hazardous Condition: 6
  • Good Intent Call: 2
Fire incident types in Mount Sidney, VA

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Mount Sidney, VA


Mount Sidney compared to Virginia state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Mount Sidney on our top lists:

  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people leaving home to go to work at strange times (12 PM - 5 AM) (population 500+)"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Romney (Republican) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
There are 4 pilots and 6 other airmen in this city.
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  • Jeffery P. Stowers (5)
  • Andrew C. Middleton (3)

Total of 8 patent applications in 2008-2019.