Penhook, Virginia

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Population in 2010: 801. Population change since 2000: +10.3%
Males: 404  (50.5%)
Females: 397  (49.5%)
Median resident age:  51.5 years
Virginia median age:  37.6 years

Zip codes: 24137.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $68,075 (it was $55,278 in 2000)
Penhook:

$68,075
VA:

$62,666

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $36,781 (it was $48,663 in 2000)

Penhook CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $340,068 (it was $195,300 in 2000)
Penhook:

$340,068
VA:

$239,300

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,053.

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  • Races in Penhook, VA (2010)

    Penhook races chart
    • 67183.8%White alone
    • 9912.4%Black alone
    • 172.1%Hispanic
    • 60.7%Two or more races
    • 50.6%Asian alone
    • 30.4%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Penhook: 96.9 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (17.6%), German (11.8%), Irish (9.7%), English (5.9%), Dutch (2.6%), Scotch-Irish (2.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 980 feet

Land area: 11.2 square miles.

Population density: 72 people per square mile   (very low).

Penhook,VA real estate house value index trend

Penhook, Virginia map

For population 25 years and over in Penhook:

  • High school or higher: 78.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 43.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 16.5%
  • Unemployed: 2.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 38.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Penhook CDP:

  • Never married: 14.0%
  • Now married: 65.2%
  • Separated: 9.5%
  • Widowed: 3.6%
  • Divorced: 7.7%

11 residents are foreign born

This place:

1.7%
Virginia:

11.5%



According to our research of Virginia and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Penhook, Virginia as of September 29, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Penhook to the number of sex offenders is 267 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,475 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,824 (0.6%)

Penhook satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Roanoke, VA (26.1 miles , pop. 94,911).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Greensboro, NC (64.8 miles , pop. 223,891).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (319.0 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Union Hall, VA (1.9 miles ), North Shore, VA (2.5 miles ), Westlake Corner, VA (3.1 miles ), Henry Fork, VA (3.7 miles ), Rocky Mount, VA (3.8 miles ), Gretna, VA (3.9 miles ), Motley, VA (4.1 miles ), Chatham, VA (4.2 miles ).

Latitude: 37.00 N, Longitude: 79.63 W

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

4.4%
Virginia:

4.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (33%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (10%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (44%)
  • Educational services (26%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (24%)
  • Production occupations (19%)
  • Material moving occupations (14%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Community and social service occupations (40%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Material moving occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Penhook, Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Penhook, Virginia average temperatures Penhook, Virginia average precipitation Penhook, Virginia humidity Penhook, Virginia wind speed Penhook, Virginia snowfall Penhook, Virginia sunshine Penhook, Virginia clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Penhook-area historical tornado activity is below Virginia state average. It is 56% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/20/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 33.9 miles away from the Penhook place center killed 2 people and injured 27 people and caused $34 million in damages.

On 7/12/1964, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 8.9 miles away from the place center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Penhook-area historical earthquake activity is near Virginia state average. It is 83% 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 103.1 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 250.5 miles away from Penhook center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 127.1 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 129.9 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 313.0 miles away from Penhook center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 270.0 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 Franklin County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Droughts: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Penhook topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Penhook:

  • FRANKLIN HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; ROCKY MOUNT, VA)
  • CARILION HOME CARE FRANKLIN (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; ROCKY MOUNT, VA)
  • CARILION HOSPICE SVCS OF FRANKLIN COUNTY (Hospital, about 15 miles away; ROCKY MOUNT, VA)
  • CARILION FRANKLIN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 15 miles away; ROCKY MOUNT, VA)
  • GRETNA HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; GRETNA, VA)
  • TRINITY MISSION HEALTH AND REHAB OF ROCKY MOUNT (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; ROCKY MOUNT, VA)
  • ELDERCARE FRANKLIN CO (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; ROCKY MOUNT, VA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Penhook:

  • Patrick Henry Community College (about 23 miles; Martinsville, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,266)
  • Virginia Western Community College (about 26 miles; Roanoke, VA; FT enrollment: 4,762)
  • American National University (about 30 miles; Salem, VA; FT enrollment: 2,297)
  • Roanoke College (about 32 miles; Salem, VA; FT enrollment: 2,316)
  • Danville Community College (about 33 miles; Danville, VA; FT enrollment: 2,747)
  • Liberty University (about 35 miles; Lynchburg, VA; FT enrollment: 61,625)
  • Central Virginia Community College (about 35 miles; Lynchburg, VA; FT enrollment: 2,759)

Public elementary/middle school in Penhook:

  • SNOW CREEK ELEM (Students: 204, Location: 5393 SNOW CREEK RD, Grades: PK-5)
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User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Penhook borders Smith Mountain Lake at its Southern Point. Smith Mountain Dam is a nearby tourist site - 7 miles.

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Churches in Penhook include: Rising Sun Church (A), Galilee Church (B), Mount Zion Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Hancock Cemetery (1), Bradner-Toller Cemetery (2), Doss Cemetery (3), Kemp-David Cemetery (4), King Cemetery (5), Mount Zion Burial Park (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Strawfield Creek (A), Polecat Creek (B), Little Bull Run (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Penhook: Penhook State Boat Ramp (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Franklin 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 47.6. This is significantly better than average.

City:

47.6
U.S.:

74.7

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 5.85. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.85
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.622. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.622
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 29.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.8
U.S.:

32.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 10.6%
(11.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.3 people
Virginia:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  76.4%
Whole state:  67.0%

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

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.1% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.0
Virginia average:

12.3

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

Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Penhook CDP (based on Franklin County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant16,65664
Mainline Protestant6,54436
Catholic5591
Other3312
Black Protestant1192
None31,950-
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: 6
Franklin County:

1.17 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

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

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Franklin County:

0.78 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 31
Franklin County:

6.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 26
Here:

5.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.4%
Virginia:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Franklin County:

27.5%
Virginia:

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

19.3%
State:

18.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

51.6%
Virginia:

50.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

44.2%
Virginia:

47.8%

Average BMI:
Penhook:

29.6
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Penhook:

20.0%
State:

20.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Penhook:

13.0%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Penhook:

6.7
Virginia:

6.8

Overweight people:
Penhook:

33.8%
Virginia:

33.7%

General health condition:
Penhook:

50.5%
Virginia:

56.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Penhook:

83.1%
Virginia:

80.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Penhook, VA Residents

5.07% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($45,779 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.07%
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 Roanoke city, VA  0.91% ($29,514 average AGI)
from Roanoke County, VA  0.64% ($50,961)
from Bedford County, VA  0.37% ($38,622)


5.00% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,751 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.00%
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 Roanoke city, VA  0.94% ($29,112 average AGI)
to Roanoke County, VA  0.65% ($37,636)
to Henry County, VA  0.33% ($23,667)

Strongest AM radio stations in Penhook:

  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKBA (1550 AM; daytime; 10 kW; VINTON, VA; Owner: TINKER CREEK BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WLLL (930 AM; 10 kW; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: HUBBARD'S ADVERTISING AGENCY, INC.)
  • WFIR (960 AM; 5 kW; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WVBE (610 AM; 5 kW; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WFNR (710 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BLACKSBURG, VA; Owner: PERCEPTION MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WCQV (880 AM; daytime; 1 kW; MONETA, VA; Owner: PERCEPTION MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WYTI (1570 AM; 3 kW; ROCKY MOUNT, VA; Owner: WYTI, INC.)
  • WLVA (590 AM; 5 kW; LYNCHBURG, VA)
  • WODY (1160 AM; 5 kW; FIELDALE, VA; Owner: BASE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHEE (1370 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MARTINSVILLE, VA; Owner: PATRICK HENRY BROADCASTING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Penhook:

  • WROV-FM (96.3 FM; MARTINSVILLE, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBWR (106.9 FM; BEDFORD, VA; Owner: BEDFORD RADIO PARTNERS, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WRVL (88.3 FM; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: LIBERTY UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • WVTF (89.1 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA TECH FOUNDATION INC)
  • WRXT (90.3 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WYYD (107.9 FM; AMHERST, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZZU (97.9 FM; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: TRAVIS MEDIA L.L.C.)
  • WZBB (99.9 FM; STANLEYTOWN, VA; Owner: WNLB RADIO, INC.)
  • KHPR (88.1 FM; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: HAWAII PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WNRS-FM (89.9 FM; SWEET BRIAR, VA; Owner: SWEET BRIAR COLLEGE)
  • WZZI (101.5 FM; VINTON, VA; Owner: TRAVIS MEDIA, L.L.C.)
  • WJJS-FM (106.1 FM; VINTON, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMGR-FM (104.9 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAKG (103.3 FM; DANVILLE, VA; Owner: PIEDMONT BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WYYD-FM1 (107.9 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: WYYD LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPAR (91.3 FM; SALEM, VA; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WXCF-FM (103.9 FM; CLIFTON FORGE, VA; Owner: IMPACT BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Penhook:

  • WSET-TV (Channel 13; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: WSET INCORPORATED)
  • WJPR (Channel 21; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: GRANT BROADCASTING SYSTEMS II, INC.)
  • W66BI (Channel 66; DANVILLE, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • Atop Smith Mountain (Lat: 37.036389 Lon: -79.541417), Type: Tower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 51.8 m, Call Sign: KNKN776
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHzGrant Date: 11/22/2011, Expiration Date: 10/01/2021, 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:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

6
  • JOAN ROBBINS, On Smith Mountain St Rd 608 10 Mi N (Lat: 37.050278 Lon: -79.526111), Type: 60.3, Overall height: 60.3 m, Registrant: 2024635295, Scarmel@dcoffice.Gte.Com, 1850 M STREET, NW, SUITE 1200
  • Holly E Groschner, On Smith Mountain St Rd 608 10 Mi N (Lat: 37.050278 Lon: -79.526111), Type: 60.3, Overall height: 60.3 m, Registrant: 7244162000, Monica.Gambino@crowncastle.Com, 2000 CORPORATE DRIVE
  • CHRISTINE A VERRE, On Smith Mountain St Rd 608 10 Mi N (Lat: 37.050278 Lon: -79.526111), Type: 60.3, Overall height: 60.3 m, Registrant: 7244162516, Monica.Gambino@crowncastle.Com, 2000 CORPORATE DRIVE
  • Christine A Verre, On Smith Mountain St Rd 608 10 Mi N (Lat: 37.050278 Lon: -79.526111), Type: 60.3, Overall height: 60.3 m, Registrant: 7244162516, Monica.Gambino@crowncastle.Com, 2000 CORPORATE DRIVE
  • On Smith Mountain On St Rd 608 10 Mi N (Lat: 37.050278 Lon: -79.526389), Type: 60.3, Overall height: 60.3 m, Registrant: 7703911732, Jrobbins@mobilnet.Gte.Com, 245 PERIMETER CTR PKY
  • On Smith Mountain St Rd 608 10 Mi N (Lat: 37.050278 Lon: -79.526111), Type: 60.3, Overall height: 60.3 m, Registrant: 7703533517, Jrobbins@mobilnet.Gte.Com, 245 PERIMETER CTR PKY

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 1831 Jasmine Road (Lat: 37.010444 Lon: -79.571167), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WQRL421
    Assigned Frequencies: 769.556 MHz, 771.381 MHz, 771.981 MHz, 772.906 MHzGrant Date: 12/11/2013, Expiration Date: 06/09/2014, Cancellation Date: 08/09/2014, Certifier: James E DavisRegistrant: Pittsylvania County, Va, 53 North Main Street, Chatham, VA 24531, Phone: (434) 432-7920, Fax: (434) 432-7950, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

50 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Penhook)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: AERO VODOCHODY L39C (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: IVCHENKO AI-25TL (3792 Pounds of Thrust) (Turbo-fan)
    N-Number: 139MS , Serial Number: 031611, Year manufactured: 1980, Airworthiness Date: 11/19/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Stephen N Phillips, 370 Island View Dr, Penhook, VA 24137
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182L (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 42291 , Serial Number: 18258946, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 10/21/1968
    Registrant (Individual): Don W Palmer, 1470 Danville Tpke, Penhook, VA 24137
  • Aircraft: DJI PHANTOM 3 PROFESSION (Category: Land, Engines: 4), Engine:
    N-Number: 658TP , Serial Number: P76DCF15014135
    Registrant (Corporation): Stabilvista LLC, 895 Bull Run Trl, Penhook, VA 24137
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150M (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 81 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 704RV , Serial Number: 15078822, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 10/11/1976
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Don W Palmer, 1470 Danville Tpke, Penhook, VA 24137, Other Owners: Michael N Palmer
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 510 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 7, Weight: 12,500 - 19,999 Pounds), Engine: P&W CANADA PW615F-A (1460 Pounds of Thrust) (Turbo-fan)
    N-Number: 72SR , Serial Number: 510-0264, Year manufactured: 2009, Airworthiness Date: 02/21/2013
    Registrant (Corporation): Lasr LLC, 85 Blackwater Cir, Penhook, VA 24137
  • Aircraft: ROBINSON HELICOPTER R44 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8339G , Serial Number: 0243, Year manufactured: 1996, Airworthiness Date: 02/16/1996
    Registrant (Corporation): Mirage Helicopters Inc, Po Box 102, Penhook, VA 24137

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$230,33013$313,01356$273,2652$140,13029$318,3122$63,060
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$155,2802$251,5600$02$235,7800$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$451,2209$272,6821$108,0604$257,6581$85,530
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$331,9507$286,7840$02$334,6000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$02$302,5250$01$361,9500$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0201.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$402,7401$160,790
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$318,5600$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0201.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Drinking water stations with addresses in Penhook and their reported violations in the past:

COTTAGE EDGE (Address: 494 BIG COVE DRIVE , Population served: 80, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In JUL-29-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-12-2010), St Public Notif requested (OCT-15-2010), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-15-2010), St Public Notif received (OCT-22-2010)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
LUMPKINS MARINA (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-06-2006), St Public Notif requested (MAR-06-2006), St Compliance achieved (APR-05-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 11 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
SMITH MOUNTAIN DOCK & LODGE (Population served: 70, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-19-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUL-23-2013), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-23-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 9 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
SMITH MOUNTAIN RV CAMPGROUND (Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 29
  • Hazardous Condition: 8
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Penhook

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Most common first names in Penhook, VA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William2475.0 years
John2276.6 years
Mary1779.6 years
James1671.3 years
Robert1468.9 years
George979.1 years
Thomas876.2 years
Annie783.9 years
Henry779.6 years
Helen676.3 years
Most common last names in Penhook, VA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Adkins1479.3 years
Witcher1470.3 years
Jefferson1173.1 years
Rigney1182.0 years
Martin978.0 years
Campbell978.8 years
Walker979.3 years
Smith878.6 years
Hodges873.5 years
Arrington881.9 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (70%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (21%)
  • Utility gas (8%)

Businesses in Penhook, VA

  • Dairy Queen: 1

Penhook compared to Virginia state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
There are 9 pilots and no other airmen in this city.
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  • Daniel Paul Phillips (1)
  • Joe David Sanders (1)
  • John Shorey (1)

Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2016.