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Population in 2014: 1,964 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: -7.0%
 
Males: 899  (45.8%)
Females: 1,065  (54.2%)
Median resident age:  41.8 years
Virginia median age:  37.6 years

Zip codes: 24124.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $39,649 (it was $31,875 in 2000)
Narrows:

$39,649
VA:

$62,666

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $21,267 (it was $17,933 in 2000)

Narrows town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $81,202 (it was $60,100 in 2000)
Narrows:

$81,202
VA:

$239,300

Median gross rent in 2013: $637.

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  • Races in Narrows, VA (2010)

    Narrows races chart
    • 1,96396.7%White alone
    • 311.5%Hispanic
    • 140.7%Black alone
    • 100.5%Two or more races
    • 70.3%Asian alone
    • 40.2%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Narrows: 85.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (37.6%), Irish (15.3%), English (12.9%), German (8.1%), Polish (2.4%), Italian (2.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1904

Land area: 1.28 square miles.

Population density: 1,535 people per square mile   (low).

Narrows,VA real estate house value index trend

Narrows, Virginia map

For population 25 years and over in Narrows:

  • High school or higher: 86.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.9%
  • Unemployed: 8.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Narrows town:

  • Never married: 23.2%
  • Now married: 51.0%
  • Separated: 3.3%
  • Widowed: 7.1%
  • Divorced: 15.4%

18 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.8%
Virginia:

11.5%



According to our research of Virginia and other state lists there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Narrows, Virginia as of July 28, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Narrows to the number of sex offenders is 284 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $763 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $685 (1.0%)

Narrows satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Roanoke, VA (47.1 miles , pop. 94,911).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Greensboro, NC (102.5 miles , pop. 223,891).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (357.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Rich Creek, VA (1.9 miles ), Glen Lyn, VA (2.0 miles) , Pearisburg, VA (2.0 miles ), Peterstown, WV (2.2 miles ), Oakvale, WV (3.0 miles) , Pembroke, VA (3.1 miles ), Athens, WV (3.6 miles ), Parrott, VA (3.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $65,000
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $58,400
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $35,500
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $35,500
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $35,500
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $103,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 37.33 N, Longitude: 80.81 W

Area code: 540

Narrows household income distribution Narrows home values distribution

Crime rates in Narrows by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0110001202121
per 100,000 0.045.246.00.00.00.046.493.00.097.449.2101.250.4
Robberies 0000100000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.046.10.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 1021020300421
per 100,000 46.00.092.146.00.091.40.0139.50.00.0196.8101.250.4
Burglaries 13473275121300
per 100,000 46.0135.6184.2321.7138.291.4324.8232.5555.648.7147.60.00.0
Thefts 13222419141213516231741
per 100,000 597.7994.61,105.0873.2644.9548.2603.2232.5740.71,120.3836.2202.450.4
Auto thefts 4502002101000
per 100,000 183.9226.00.091.90.00.092.846.50.048.70.00.00.0
Arson 1010000100000
per 100,000 46.00.046.00.00.00.00.046.50.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 53.1107.8116.977.051.348.595.2136.971.3135.4127.5113.854.6

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Narrows detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.52
Virginia average:

2.27
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.5%
Virginia:

4.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +35 (+1.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (32%)
  • Construction (20%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (19%)
  • Production occupations (18%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Community and social service occupations (5%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (23%)
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Narrows, Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Narrows-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Virginia state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/4/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 30.1 miles away from the Narrows town center injured 12 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/4/1974, a category F3 tornado 34.4 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Narrows-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Virginia state average. It is 81% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 181.7 miles away from the city center
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 61.9 miles away from Narrows center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 65.4 miles away from the city 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 63.6 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) earthquake occurred 288.5 miles away from Narrows center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 177.0 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 Giles County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 5, Hurricanes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Narrows topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Narrows:

  • RIVERVIEW NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; RICH CREEK, VA)
  • GILES MEM HOSP INC (Hospital, about 5 miles away; PEARISBURG, VA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Narrows:

  • Concord University (about 13 miles; Athens, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,698)
  • New River Community College (about 17 miles; Dublin, VA; FT enrollment: 3,007)
  • Radford University (about 20 miles; Radford, VA; FT enrollment: 9,426)
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (about 23 miles; Blacksburg, VA; FT enrollment: 30,984)
  • Wytheville Community College (about 30 miles; Wytheville, VA; FT enrollment: 2,193)
  • New River Community and Technical College (about 40 miles; Beckley, WV; FT enrollment: 2,234)
  • Roanoke College (about 42 miles; Salem, VA; FT enrollment: 2,316)

Public high school in Narrows:

  • NARROWS HIGH (Students: 330, Location: 1 GREEN WAVE LANE, Grades: 8-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Narrows:

  • NARROWS ELEM/MID. (Location: 401 WOLF ST, Grades: PK-7)
See full list of schools located in Narrows

Library in Narrows:

  • IRIS BRAMMER LIBRARY (Operating income: $47,148; Location: 109 MARY STREET; 21,164 books; 48 audio materials; 18 state licensed databases; 1 print serial subscriptions)

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Churches in Narrows include: New Valley Fellowship Church (A), First Presbyterian Church (B), First Christian Church (C), Narrows Baptist Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Fairview Cemetery (1), Hale Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Wolf Creek (A), Mill Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2005 was 59.0. This is better than average.

City:

59.0
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2000 was 22.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.0
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 14.5. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 23.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.5
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 13.7%
(13.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
Virginia:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  68.1%
Whole state:  67.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.9%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
4 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness in 2010
23 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Narrows, Virginia environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Narrows (2011 data):

  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Narrows Branch at 300 Main Street, branch established on 1905/01/01. 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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.3
Virginia average:

12.3

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Narrows town (based on Giles County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,11833
Mainline Protestant3,74134
Other5282
Black Protestant1801
Catholic971
None8,622-
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: 7
Giles County:

4.07 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.58 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Giles County:

1.74 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Giles County:

8.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.81 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.5%
Virginia:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Giles County:

24.1%
Virginia:

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

18.2%
State:

18.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

56.4%
State:

50.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Narrows:

57.0%
Virginia:

47.8%

Average BMI:
Narrows:

28.4
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

17.1%
Virginia:

20.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

8.5%
Virginia:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Virginia:

6.8

Overweight people:
Narrows:

36.5%
Virginia:

33.7%

General health condition:
Here:

62.1%
State:

56.9%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.8%
Virginia:

80.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Narrows, VA Residents
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 4$10,798$32,3940$0
Other Government Administration 1$5,124$61,4885$280
Police Protection - Officers 4$11,991$35,9731$1,130
Streets and Highways 5$8,773$21,0550$0
Solid Waste Management 2$4,252$25,5120$0
Sewerage 5$10,182$24,4370$0
Parks and Recreation 1$3,246$38,9520$0
Local Libraries 1$1,969$23,6280$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$374
Totals for Government 23$56,335$29,3927$1,784

4.82% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,984 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.82%
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 Montgomery County, VA  1.34% ($29,624 average AGI)
from Pulaski County, VA  0.35% ($29,318)
from Monroe County, WV  0.33% ($22,143)


5.09% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,183 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.09%
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 Montgomery County, VA  1.23% ($36,218 average AGI)
to Pulaski County, VA  0.39% ($26,600)
to Mercer County, WV  0.35% ($36,636)

Strongest AM radio stations in Narrows:

  • WNRV (990 AM; 5 kW; NARROWS-PEARISBURG, VA; Owner: PERCEPTION MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WKNV (890 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FAIRLAWN, VA; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WPIN (810 AM; daytime; 4 kW; DUBLIN, VA; Owner: DUBLIN RADIO)
  • WFNR (710 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BLACKSBURG, VA; Owner: PERCEPTION MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WBDY (1190 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BLUEFIELD, VA; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WRAD (1460 AM; 5 kW; RADFORD, VA; Owner: NEW RIVER VALLEY RADIO PARTNERS, LLC)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WIWS (1070 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WJLS (560 AM; 5 kW; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WHIS (1440 AM; 5 kW; BLUEFIELD, WV; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WWNR (620 AM; 5 kW; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: DYNASTAR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWVT (1260 AM; daytime; 3 kW; CHRISTIANSBURG, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA TECH FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WOAY (860 AM; 10 kW; OAK HILL, WV; Owner: COMMISSIONED COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Narrows:

  • KHPR (88.1 FM; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: HAWAII PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WHAJ (104.5 FM; BLUEFIELD, WV; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WHKX (106.3 FM; BLUEFIELD, VA; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WKOY-FM (100.9 FM; PRINCETON, WV; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WPIB (91.1 FM; BLUEFIELD, WV; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WPIN-FM (91.5 FM; DUBLIN, VA; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WPSK-FM (107.1 FM; PULASKI, VA; Owner: NEW RIVER VALLEY RADIO PARTNERS, LLC)
  • WSTG (95.9 FM; PRINCETON, WV; Owner: PRINCETON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WXLK (92.3 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WSLQ (99.1 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WSLC-FM (94.9 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WVTF (89.1 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA TECH FOUNDATION INC)
  • WMTD-FM (102.3 FM; HINTON, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WJLS-FM (99.5 FM; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WROV-FM (96.3 FM; MARTINSVILLE, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFNR-FM (100.7 FM; CHRISTIANSBURG, VA; Owner: NEW RIVER VALLEY RADIO PARTNERS, LLC)
  • W244AV (96.7 FM; BLACKSBURG, ETC., VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W244BB (96.7 FM; PRINCETON, WV; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WBRF (98.1 FM; GALAX, VA; Owner: BLUE RIDGE RADIO, INC.)
  • W273AA (102.5 FM; BLACKSBURG, VA; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Narrows:

  • WVVA (Channel 6; BLUEFIELD, WV; Owner: WVVA TELEVISON, INC.)
Narrows fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)


Narrows fatal accident list:

Aug 3, 1988 11:50 AM, Usrt460, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
Mar 30, 1984 04:25 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 12Number of bridges
  • 159m522ftTotal length
  • $5,302,000Total costs
  • 44,008Total average daily traffic
  • 2,162Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 31990-1999
  • 42010-2015
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Narrows, VA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Narrows)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Atop Dismal Peak 5 Miles Sw Of (Lat: 37.246944 Lon: -80.855833), Type: Tower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WPSY215Grant Date: 08/09/2011, Expiration Date: 08/07/2021, Cancellation Date: 10/02/2014, Certifier: Mary E JuliusRegistrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20191, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Narrows Detector, Davis_norcross Detector Near Rr Mp V 312.00 (Lat: 37.346028 Lon: -80.727611), Type: Building, Structure height: 2.9 m, Overall height: 6.7 m, Call Sign: WNNM481, Licensee ID: L00008014
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.190 MHz, 161.115 MHz, 161.250 MHzGrant Date: 10/30/2013, Expiration Date: 01/27/2024, Certifier: Jerry R CelioRegistrant: Norfolk Southern Railway Company, 1200 Peachtree Street, Ne, Box 123, Atlanta, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 582-6224, Fax: (404) 582-6209, Email:
  • FORD XING ST., Ford Xing St Rr Crossing @ Rr Mp N337.2 (Lat: 37.378611 Lon: -80.827778), Type: Bant, Structure height: 2.5 m, Overall height: 3.1 m, Call Sign: WQFV881, Licensee ID: L00008014
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.475 MHzGrant Date: 10/17/2006, Expiration Date: 10/17/2016, Certifier: Jerry R Celio Mr.Registrant: Norfolk Southern Railway Company, 1200 Peachtree Street, Ne, Box 123, Atlanta, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 582-6224, Fax: (404) 582-6209, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • NARROWS, 1400 College Street "purdue Site" (Lat: 37.328250 Lon: -80.796333), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 46.9 m, Call Sign: WQRD588
    Assigned Frequencies: 10895.0 MHzGrant Date: 04/22/2013, Expiration Date: 04/22/2023, Certifier: Steven T CampbellRegistrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • RN760, 1400 College Street (Lat: 37.328250 Lon: -80.796333), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 46.9 m, Call Sign: WQXC276, Licensee ID: L00083984
    Assigned Frequencies: 11015.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz... (+14 more)Grant Date: 01/27/2016, Expiration Date: 01/27/2026, Certifier: Joseph R TauchenRegistrant: Virginia Pcs Alliance, L.C., 7501 Boulders View Drive, Suite 600, North Chesterfield, VA 23225, Phone: (804) 218-5460, Fax: (804) 327-5491, Email:
  • RN739, 434 Robertson Mtn Tower Rd. (Va10747-A) (Lat: 37.369083 Lon: -80.828278), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 46 m, Overall height: 46.9 m, Call Sign: WQXC278, Licensee ID: L00083984
    Assigned Frequencies: 11465.0 MHz, 11225.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 11225.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 11225.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 11225.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 11225.0 MHz... (+16 more)Grant Date: 01/27/2016, Expiration Date: 01/27/2026, Certifier: Joseph R TauchenRegistrant: Virginia Pcs Alliance, L.C., 7501 Boulders View Drive, Suite 600, North Chesterfield, VA 23225, Phone: (804) 218-5460, Fax: (804) 327-5491, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

35 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Narrows)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: BELLANCA 17-31ATC (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 169 mph), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 105CB , Serial Number: 31041, Year manufactured: 1972, Airworthiness Date: 08/03/1972
    Registrant (Individual): Ruth H Simmons, 200 Hill St, Narrows, VA 24124

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 20
  • Hazardous Condition: 20

Incident types - Narrows

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Most common first names in Narrows, VA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James6772.4 years
William5873.9 years
Mary4179.9 years
John3672.3 years
Charles3272.8 years
Robert3063.1 years
Helen1771.1 years
Clarence1672.3 years
Virginia1578.7 years
David1464.7 years
Most common last names in Narrows, VA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Blankenship5368.1 years
Conley3268.8 years
Johnson3077.3 years
Hale3077.8 years
Mullins2972.4 years
Robertson2672.8 years
Martin2574.1 years
Burton2374.6 years
Shrader2371.8 years
French2371.9 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (45%)
  • Utility gas (35%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (12%)
  • Wood (6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Businesses in Narrows, VA

  • Burger King: 1
  • MasterBrand Cabinets: 2
  • U-Haul: 1

Narrows compared to Virginia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
There are 2 pilots and 4 other airmen in this city.
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  • Thomas S. Garrett (18)
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  • Chester M. Neal (3)
  • Ronald F. Hughes (2)
  • Jeffrey Scott Conley (2)
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Total of 30 patent applications in 2008-2016.