For population 25 years and over in Pocahontas:
For population 15 years and over in Pocahontas town:
29 residents are foreign born (2.2% Europe, 0.8% North America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $258 (0.4%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Charleston, WV (74.0 miles , pop. 53,421).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Greensboro, NC (119.5 miles , pop. 223,891).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (382.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Bramwell, WV (1.4 miles ), Bluefield, VA (2.3 miles ), Anawalt, WV (2.4 miles ), Montcalm, WV (2.4 miles ), Bluefield, WV (2.7 miles ), Northfork, WV (3.0 miles ), Matoaka, WV (3.1 miles ), Keystone, WV (3.1 miles ).
Latitude: 37.30 N, Longitude: 81.34 W
Area code: 276
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Crime rate in Pocahontas detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -70 (-13.7%).
Work and jobs in Pocahontas: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Pocahontas, Virginia
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Pocahontas-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Virginia state average. It is 72% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/4/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 25.5 miles away from the Pocahontas town center injured 12 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 4/4/1974, a category F3 tornado 37.8 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 4 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Pocahontas-area historical earthquake activity is above Virginia state average. It is 79% 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 32.8 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 36.4 miles away from Pocahontas 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 34.6 miles away from the city center
On 10/26/1995 at 00:37:28, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 99.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/19/1996 at 08:50:14, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 95.2 miles away from Pocahontas 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 39.1 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 Tazewell County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 6, Winter Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Charles S. Minter, Jr. - US Navy vice admiral, Zollie Toth - Football player.
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Pocahontas and their reported violations in the past:POCAHONTAS WATER SYSTEM (Serves WV, Population served: 1933, Surface_water):
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 22.2%
(20.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.0% for Black residents)
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Religion statistics for Pocahontas (based on Tazewell County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 38.75%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 9
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 43
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
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5.21% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,777 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:
5.34% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,552 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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Pocahontas fatal accident list:
Nov 12, 1986 05:00 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:1
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:3
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: