For population 25 years and over in Pleasant Valley:
For population 15 years and over in Pleasant Valley city:
36 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $685 (0.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (69.1 miles , pop. 334,563).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (268.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Fairmont, WV (1.4 miles ), Middletown district, WV (1.6 miles ), Whitehall, WV (1.6 miles ), Monongah, WV (1.9 miles ), Barrackville, WV (1.9 miles ), Rivesville, WV (2.4 miles ), Worthington, WV (2.5 miles) , Farmington, WV (2.6 miles ).
Latitude: 39.45 N, Longitude: 80.15 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 304
Work and jobs in Pleasant Valley: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Pleasant Valley, West Virginia
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Pleasant Valley-area historical tornado activity is above West Virginia state average. It is 43% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/3/1980, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.4 miles away from the Pleasant Valley city center injured 19 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 10/1/1986, a category F3 tornado 35.3 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Marion County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Landslides: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Pleasant Valley:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pleasant Valley:
(lower is better)
Air Quality Index (AQI)
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2004 was 24.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.7. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.2 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 16.2 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 3.5 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 14.2%
(13.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 65.4% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 40.9% for two or more races residents)
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)
5 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
People in group quarters in Pleasant Valley in 2000:
Pleasant Valley compared to West Virginia state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Pleasant Valley (based on Marion County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 42.93%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 10
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 33
Number of full-service restaurants: 29
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Pleasant Valley government finances in 2002(per resident):
4.98% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,509 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:
5.12% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($35,535 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 Pleasant Valley:
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TV broadcast stations around Pleasant Valley:
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
Businesses in Pleasant Valley, WV