For population 25 years and over in Paw Paw:
For population 15 years and over in Paw Paw town:
21 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $900 (0.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Frederick, MD (55.8 miles , pop. 52,767).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Washington, DC (88.4 miles , pop. 572,059).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (179.0 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: District 2, Oldtown, MD (2.1 miles) , Little Orleans, MD (2.7 miles) , Oldtown, MD (2.9 miles) , Green Spring, WV (2.9 miles ), Great Cacapon, WV (3.3 miles ), Flintstone, MD (3.6 miles) , Springfield, WV (3.7 miles ), Bath (Berkeley Springs), WV (3.7 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 39.53 N, Longitude: 78.46 W
Area code: 304
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Crime rates in Paw Paw (2001):
Population change in the 1990s: -16 (-3.0%).
Work and jobs in Paw Paw: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Paw Paw, West Virginia
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Paw Paw-area historical tornado activity is significantly above West Virginia state average. It is 2% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/2/1998, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.0 miles away from the Paw Paw town center injured 5 people and caused $6 million in damages.
On 5/31/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 30.6 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 15 people and caused $4 million in damages.
Earthquake activity:Paw Paw-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below West Virginia state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 8/15/1991 at 07:16:07, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 96.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Morgan County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 3, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Landslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Paw Paw:
Public high school in Paw Paw:
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Paw Paw and their reported violations in the past:PAW PAW WATER WORKS (Population served: 552, Surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 19.9%
(24.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 66.7% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino 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)
4 people in nursing homes in 2000
Paw Paw compared to West Virginia state average:
Banks with branches in Paw Paw (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Paw Paw town (based on Morgan County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 35.62%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Number of full-service restaurants: 10
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
8.72% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($43,200 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:
6.21% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,584 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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Paw Paw fatal accident list:
Aug 11, 1996 11:46 PM, 9, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Aug 11, 1990 08:24 PM, Potomac, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 6 meters (20ft)
Total average daily traffic: 2,800
Total average daily truck traffic: 180
Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic: 4,880
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Paw Paw)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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