For population 25 years and over in Narrows:
For population 15 years and over in Narrows town:
26 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $734 (0.8%)
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:
Latitude: 37.33 N, Longitude: 80.81 W
Area code: 540
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Narrows detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +35 (+1.7%).
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
Narrows-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Virginia state average. It is 65% 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 84% 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 61.9 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 65.4 miles away from Narrows 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 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 53.5 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 53.8 miles away from Narrows center
On 10/28/1997 at 10:36:46, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 68.0 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 Giles County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Narrows:
Local government website: www.narrows.org
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Narrows:
Public high school in Narrows:
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 12.3%
(12.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
23 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000
Narrows compared to Virginia state average:
Banks with branches in Narrows (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Narrows town (based on Giles County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 56.69%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 7
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Number of full-service restaurants: 10
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
5.69% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,892 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
4.43% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,230 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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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
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Narrows)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:32 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Narrows)
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Businesses in Narrows, VA
Total of 23 patent applications in 2008-2014.