Pantops, Virginia

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Population in 2010: 3,027.
Males: 1,168  (38.6%)
Females: 1,859  (61.4%)
Median resident age:  33.8 years
Virginia median age:  38.2 years
Estimated median household income in 2016: $71,975
Pantops:

$71,975
VA:

$68,114

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $39,249

Pantops CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $331,700
Pantops:

$331,700
VA:

$264,000

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $342,596; Detached houses: $511,884; Townhouses or other attached units: $257,005; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $154,001

Median gross rent in 2016: $1,452.

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  • Races in Pantops, VA (2010)

    Pantops races chart
    • 2,25974.6%White alone
    • 39313.0%Black alone
    • 1505.0%Asian alone
    • 1505.0%Hispanic
    • 521.7%Two or more races
    • 120.4%Other race alone
    • 80.3%American Indian alone
    • 30.10%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Pantops: 94.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (21.4%), English (7.5%), Irish (6.5%), German (3.7%), European (3.3%), British (2.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

For population 25 years and over in Pantops:

  • High school or higher: 96.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 65.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 37.7%

For population 15 years and over in Pantops CDP:

  • Never married: 36.4%
  • Now married: 37.6%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 11.0%
  • Divorced: 13.8%

200 residents are foreign born (1.1% Europe).

This place:

6.7%
Virginia:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $2,524 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,385 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lynchburg, VA (58.9 miles , pop. 65,269).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Washington, DC (98.6 miles , pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (223.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Charlottesville, VA (1.5 miles ), University of Virginia, VA (2.0 miles ), Hollymead, VA (2.4 miles ), Rivanna, VA (2.5 miles ), Ivy, VA (2.9 miles ), Piney Mountain, VA (3.0 miles ), Lake Monticello, VA (3.2 miles ), Free Union, VA (3.3 miles) .

Latitude: 38.03 N, Longitude: 78.44 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 434

Pantops household income distribution Pantops home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.5%
Virginia:

4.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Other services, except public administration (14%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Construction (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (19%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (13%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (21%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Community and social service occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (7%)

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

Tornado activity:

Pantops-area historical tornado activity is near Virginia state average. It is 35% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/30/1959, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.6 miles away from the Pantops place center killed 11 people and injured 4 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 7/25/1985, a category F3 tornado 11.6 miles away from the place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Pantops-area historical earthquake activity is near Virginia state average. It is 84% 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 42.8 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 260.7 miles away from Pantops 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 28.0 miles away from the city 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 299.4 miles away from the city center
On 3/15/1991 at 06:54:08, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 10.9 mi) earthquake occurred 35.0 miles away from Pantops center
On 10/21/1998 at 05:56:47, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 8.3 mi) earthquake occurred 45.3 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 Albemarle County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 6, Storms: 5, Hurricanes: 4, Floods: 3, Snowstorms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Earthquake: 1, Fire: 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 Pantops:

  • WESTMINSTER CANTERBURY BLUE RI (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA)
  • DAVITA - CHARLOTTESVILLE (Dialysis Facility, about 1 miles away; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA)
  • INTERIM HLTHCARE CHARLOTTESVIL (Home Health Center, about 1 miles away; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA)
  • CHARLOTTESVILLE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA)
  • JEFFERSON PARK CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA)
  • KIMBERLY QUALITY CARE (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA)
  • THE LAURELS OF CHARLOTTESVILLE (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA)

Amtrak station near Pantops:

  • 3 miles: CHARLOTTSVILLE (CHARLOTTESVILE, 810 W. MAIN ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pantops:

  • Piedmont Virginia Community College (about 3 miles; Charlottesville, VA; Full-time enrollment: 3,029)
  • University of Virginia-Main Campus (about 4 miles; Charlottesville, VA; FT enrollment: 22,274)
  • Blue Ridge Community College (about 32 miles; Weyers Cave, VA; FT enrollment: 2,891)
  • James Madison University (about 37 miles; Harrisonburg, VA; FT enrollment: 19,727)
  • Germanna Community College (about 44 miles; Locust Grove, VA; FT enrollment: 4,455)
  • Longwood University (about 51 miles; Farmville, VA; FT enrollment: 4,565)
  • University of Mary Washington (about 56 miles; Fredericksburg, VA; FT enrollment: 4,506)

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Shopping Centers: Riverbend Shopping Center (1), Pantops Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Pantops: Rivanna Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Albemarle County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 49.3. This is significantly better than average.

City:

49.3
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 28.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 7.54. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.54
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 14.5%
(10.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.6% for Black residents, 23.7% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  1.9 people
Virginia:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  42.4%
Whole state:  67.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.2%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
56 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
2 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.1
Virginia average:

12.3

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Religion statistics for Pantops CDP (based on Albemarle County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant12,61061
Mainline Protestant9,67134
Other2,36211
Catholic1661
Black Protestant-1
None74,161-
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: 24
Albemarle County:

2.59 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

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

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 11
Albemarle County:

1.19 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 29
Albemarle County:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 58
Here:

6.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.2%
Virginia:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Albemarle County:

23.3%
Virginia:

26.7%

10.51% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($60,207 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.51%
Virginia average:

9.34%

0.14% of residents moved from foreign countries ($617 average AGI)
Albemarle County:

0.14%
Virginia average:

0.21%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Charlottesville city, VA  2.00% ($41,623 average AGI)
from Fluvanna County, VA  0.47% ($39,903)
from Greene County, VA  0.41% ($41,174)


10.08% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($51,788 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.08%
Virginia average:

9.20%

0.19% of residents moved to foreign countries ($754 average AGI)
Albemarle County:

0.19%
Virginia average:

0.20%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Charlottesville city, VA  1.71% ($38,923 average AGI)
to Fluvanna County, VA  0.55% ($37,580)
to Greene County, VA  0.42% ($37,048)

Strongest AM radio stations in Pantops:

  • WINA (1070 AM; 5 kW; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: EURE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCHV (1260 AM; 5 kW; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKAV (1400 AM; 1 kW; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKTR (840 AM; daytime; 8 kW; EARLYSVILLE, VA; Owner: WKTR, INC.)
  • WSVA (550 AM; 10 kW; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)
  • WKCW (1420 AM; 50 kW; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKCI (970 AM; 5 kW; WAYNESBORO, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRVA (1140 AM; 50 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Pantops:

  • WWWV (97.5 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: EURE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WUMX (107.5 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: AIR VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WNRN (91.9 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: STU-COMM, INC.)
  • WTJU (91.1 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA)
  • W240AF (95.9 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WQMZ (95.1 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: EURE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WUVA (92.7 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: WUVA, INC.)
  • WVTW (88.5 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA TECH FOUNDATION, INC)
  • W231AD (94.1 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W286AF (105.1 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMRY (103.5 FM; CROZET, VA; Owner: JAMES MADISON UNIVERSITY BOARD OF VISITORS)
  • WVTU (89.3 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA TECH FOUNDATION INC)
  • WCYK-FM (99.7 FM; STAUNTON, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WACL (98.5 FM; ELKTON, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPVA (90.1 FM; WAYNESBORO, VA; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WHTE-FM (101.9 FM; RUCKERSVILLE, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMXH-FM (105.7 FM; LURAY, VA; Owner: EASY RADIO, INC.)
  • WTON-FM (94.3 FM; STAUNTON, VA; Owner: HIGH IMPACT COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WQPO (100.7 FM; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)
  • WCUL (103.1 FM; CULPEPER, VA; Owner: JOYNER LICENSE, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Pantops:

  • WVIR-TV (Channel 29; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHTJ (Channel 41; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W50CM (Channel 50; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: SHENANDOAH VALLEY EDUCUCATIONAL TV CORP.)
  • W10CE (Channel 10; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: THE RECTOR & VISITORS OF UNIV. OF VA)
  • W64AO (Channel 64; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • W76AG (Channel 76; CHARLOTTESVILLE,ETC., VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WADA-LP (Channel 55; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Pantops compared to Virginia state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Pantops on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other South Eastern Asia (population 500+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
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