For population 25 years and over in Peterstown:
For population 15 years and over in Peterstown town:
6 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $350 (0.3%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Roanoke, VA (46.9 miles , pop. 94,911).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Greensboro, NC (106.0 miles , pop. 223,891).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (354.0 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Rich Creek, VA (1.3 miles ), Glen Lyn, VA (2.0 miles) , Narrows, VA (2.2 miles ), Pearisburg, VA (2.4 miles ), Pembroke, VA (3.2 miles ), Oakvale, WV (3.3 miles) , Athens, WV (3.5 miles ), Parrott, VA (4.1 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 37.40 N, Longitude: 80.80 W
Area code: 304
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Crime rates in Peterstown (2001):
Population change in the 1990s: -51 (-9.3%).
Work and jobs in Peterstown: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Peterstown, West Virginia
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Peterstown-area historical tornado activity is slightly below West Virginia state average. It is 67% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/4/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 26.7 miles away from the Peterstown town center injured 12 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 4/4/1974, a category F3 tornado 30.4 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:Peterstown-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above West Virginia state average. It is 85% 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 63.4 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 67.1 miles away from Peterstown 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 65.2 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 49.4 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 57.8 miles away from Peterstown center
On 10/28/1997 at 10:36:46, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 69.6 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 Monroe County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Droughts: 2, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Landslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Peterstown:
Amtrak station near Peterstown:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Peterstown:
See full list of schools located in Peterstown
Public elementary/middle schools in Peterstown:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Peterstown that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 5.9%
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Peterstown compared to West Virginia state average:
Banks with branches in Peterstown (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
1996 2000 2004 2008 2012
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2012 Presidential Elections Results
Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results
Religion statistics for Peterstown town (based on Monroe County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 30.38%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Peterstown government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
Peterstown government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):
Peterstown government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
5.14% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,860 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:
5.41% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($25,974 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:
Strongest AM radio stations in Peterstown:
Strongest FM radio stations in Peterstown:
Peterstown fatal accident list:
Jan 17, 1994 03:45 PM, 219 / 23, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 17, 1990 03:15 AM, 219, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 2
Oct 16, 1989 09:00 PM, 12, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Oct 6, 1989 10:57 PM, 219, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 7, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 7 meters (23ft)
Total costs: $1,671,000
Total average daily traffic: 14,909
Total average daily truck traffic: 749
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 16,059
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:2
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:7
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:3
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Peterstown)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Peterstown, WV
Total of 9 patent applications in 2008-2014.