For population 25 years and over in Newburg:
For population 15 years and over in Newburg town:
3 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $371 (0.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (73.2 miles , pop. 334,563).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (254.0 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Tunnelton, WV (2.4 miles ), Reedsville, WV (3.0 miles ), Grafton, WV (3.1 miles ), Rowlesburg, WV (3.1 miles ), Kingwood, WV (3.3 miles ), Masontown, WV (3.4 miles ), Albright, WV (3.7 miles ), Brookhaven, WV (4.0 miles ).
Latitude: 39.39 N, Longitude: 79.85 W
Area code: 304
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: -18 (-4.8%).
Work and jobs in Newburg: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Newburg, West Virginia
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Newburg-area historical tornado activity is above West Virginia state average. It is 44% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/3/1980, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.2 miles away from the Newburg town center injured 19 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 5/19/1967, a category F3 tornado 27.9 miles away from the town center killed one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Preston County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 2, Landslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Wally Fromhart - Football player and coach.
Hospitals/medical centers near Newburg:
Airports located in Newburg:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2004 was 24.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.5 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.5 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 5.24. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 17.9 miles away from the city center.
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.00492. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.2 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Newburg and their reported violations in the past:NEWBURG WATER (Population served: 442, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 34.7%
(37.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Newburg compared to West Virginia state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Newburg town (based on Preston County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 33.46%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 5
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Number of full-service restaurants: 13
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
5.31% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,738 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:
4.42% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,288 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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Newburg fatal accident list:
May 10, 2011 03:54 PM, Sr-92, Lat: 39.37206111, Lon: -79.85000556, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Oct 4, 2009 06:47 PM, Cr-26/32, Lat: 39.43186667, Lon: -79.79838333, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Sep 17, 1989 04:24 PM, 92, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 12 meters (39ft)
Total costs: $471,000
Total average daily traffic: 5,300
Total average daily truck traffic: 720
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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