For population 25 years and over in Point Pleasant:
For population 15 years and over in Point Pleasant city:
6 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $566 (0.8%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Huntington, WV (34.9 miles , pop. 51,475).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Columbus, OH (90.9 miles , pop. 711,470).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (357.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Henderson, WV (1.3 miles ), Gallipolis, OH (2.2 miles ), Cheshire, OH (2.5 miles ), Middleport, OH (3.2 miles ), Leon, WV (3.4 miles) , Mason, WV (3.5 miles ), Hartford City, WV (3.5 miles ), New Haven, WV (3.6 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 38.86 N, Longitude: 82.13 W
Daytime population change due to commuting: +842 (+19.2%)
Area code: 304
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Point Pleasant detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 10 (9 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -634 (-12.0%).
Work and jobs in Point Pleasant: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Point Pleasant, West Virginia
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Point Pleasant-area historical tornado activity is above West Virginia state average. It is 32% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/23/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 4.6 miles away from the Point Pleasant city center killed 7 people and injured 93 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 4/23/1968, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 42.6 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 364 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Point Pleasant-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below West Virginia state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 2/19/1995 at 12:57:06, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.6 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 74.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/1991 at 18:34:51, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 47.3 miles away from Point Pleasant center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Mason County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Landslides: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Snowfall: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Ray Stevens (wrestler) - Professional wrestler, Ben Schwartzwalder - Football coach, Donnie Jones (basketball) - Basketball player-coach, Jesse Quinn Thornton - Politician.
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Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 3.05. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.1 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Point Pleasant and their reported violations in the past:MASON CO PSD-CRAB CREEK (Address: 332 VIAND STREET , Population served: 4115, Groundwater):
Past health violations:MASON CO PSD-LAKIN DIST (Address: 332 VIAND STREET , Population served: 3037, Groundwater):
Past health violations:J-2-Y-35 WATER (Population served: 1225, Purch_groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:MASON COUNTY PSD-CAMP CONLEY (Address: 332 VIAND STREET , Population served: 458, Purch_groundwater):
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 13.5%
(12.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 53.3% for two or more races residents)
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Point Pleasant compared to West Virginia state average:
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Religion statistics for Point Pleasant (based on Mason County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 26.93%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 4
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
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Point Pleasant government finances in 2006(per resident):
4.31% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,716 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:
4.46% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,737 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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See more detailed statistics of Point Pleasant fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 9
Total length: 182 meters (597ft)
Total costs: $1,500,000
Total average daily traffic: 104,850
Total average daily truck traffic: 15,635
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Point Pleasant)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Point Pleasant, WV)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Point Pleasant)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Point Pleasant)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2014.