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Population in 2012: 16,685 (97% urban, 3% rural). Population change since 2000: +5.2%
 

Males: 7,850  (47.1%)
Females: 8,835  (52.9%)

Median resident age:  22.4 years
Virginia median age:  35.1 years

Zip codes: 24142.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $28,871 (it was $24,654 in 2000)
Radford:

$28,871
VA:

$61,741
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $15,366

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $132,566 (it was $93,100 in 2000)
Radford:

$132,566
VA:

$237,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $153,967; Detached houses: $153,476; Townhouses or other attached units: $204,754; Mobile homes: $123,646

Median gross rent in 2012: $652.

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  • White alone - 14,075 (85.8%)
  • Black alone - 1,262 (7.7%)
  • Two or more races - 377 (2.3%)
  • Hispanic - 385 (2.3%)
  • Asian alone - 251 (1.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 30 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 23 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 5 (0.03%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Radford: 90.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (16.7%), Irish (14.5%), United States (11.5%), English (9.4%), Italian (3.7%), Scotch-Irish (2.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1887

Land area: 9.82 square miles.

Population density: 1,699 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Radford:

  • High school or higher: 87.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.1%
  • Unemployed: 10.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Radford city:

  • Never married: 62.7%
  • Now married: 25.4%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 3.9%
  • Divorced: 6.9%

956 residents are foreign born (1.4% Europe, 0.9% Africa, 0.8% Asia).

This city:  5.8%
Virginia:  11.6%



According to our research of Virginia and other state lists there were 29 registered sex offenders living in Radford, Virginia as of October 24, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Radford to the number of sex offenders is 575 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,064 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $909 (0.7%)

Radford satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Roanoke, VA (35.4 miles , pop. 94,911).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Greensboro, NC (83.6 miles , pop. 223,891).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (354.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: New River, VA (1.1 miles ), Fairlawn, VA (1.3 miles ), Belview, VA (2.1 miles ), Belspring, VA (2.2 miles ), Parrott, VA (2.4 miles ), Dublin, VA (2.6 miles ), Snowville, VA (2.6 miles) , Prices Fork, VA (2.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 18 buildings, average cost: $100,900
  • 1998: 22 buildings, average cost: $101,200
  • 1999: 24 buildings, average cost: $124,700
  • 2000: 15 buildings, average cost: $166,300
  • 2001: 16 buildings, average cost: $142,700
  • 2002: 55 buildings, average cost: $73,900
  • 2003: 55 buildings, average cost: $64,200
  • 2004: 30 buildings, average cost: $135,000
  • 2005: 20 buildings, average cost: $128,900
  • 2006: 19 buildings, average cost: $128,900
  • 2007: 20 buildings, average cost: $131,700
  • 2008: 13 buildings, average cost: $107,800
  • 2009: 9 buildings, average cost: $110,100
  • 2010: 13 buildings, average cost: $135,900
  • 2011: 8 buildings, average cost: $98,000
  • 2012: 8 buildings, average cost: $114,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 37.13 N, Longitude: 80.57 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -308 (-1.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,681 (41.2%)

Area code: 540

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Crime rates in Radford by Year
Type 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 01011111
per 100,000 0.06.80.06.26.26.16.06.0
Rapes 1088415679
per 100,000 66.754.355.924.892.536.942.254.2
Robberies 87588689
per 100,000 53.447.634.949.749.336.948.254.2
Assaults 3239276656513959
per 100,000 213.6264.9188.6409.7345.3313.3234.9355.5
Burglaries 12911112016616710397102
per 100,000 861.0754.1838.21030.51029.8632.8584.2614.6
Thefts 357401359356335340364336
per 100,000 2382.72724.22507.52209.92065.92088.82192.22024.7
Auto thefts 3128231512151619
per 100,000 206.9190.2160.693.174.092.296.4114.5
Arson 95555542
per 100,000 60.134.034.931.030.830.724.112.1
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 286.3) 263.9279.7245.8275.8307.2232.8226.1256.2

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Crime rate in Radford detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 49 (37 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.23
Virginia average:

2.27

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Radford, Virginia accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.4%
Virginia:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -83 (-0.5%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (21%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Construction (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Accommodation and food services (20%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Postsecondary teachers (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Engineers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5%)
  • Cashiers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Radford-area historical tornado activity is below Virginia state average. It is 55% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/4/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 49.2 miles away from the Radford city center injured 12 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 8/21/1977, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 27.6 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Radford-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Virginia state average. It is 86% 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 74.6 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 77.5 miles away from Radford 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 76.2 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, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 55.4 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) earthquake occurred 59.7 miles away from Radford center
On 10/28/1997 at 10:36:46, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 80.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

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Birthplace of: Scott Long (human rights activist) - Human rights activist, Mike Young (basketball coach) - Basketball coach, Seka - (born 1954), Porn star, Shayne Graham - 2005 NFL player (Cincinnati Bengals, born: Dec 9, 1977), Beth McCann - Politician, Darris Nichols - College basketball player (West Virginia Mountaineers), Elizabeth Kee - Politician, Mike Williams (baseball) - Baseball player, Scott King - College football player (Virginia Tech Hokies), Shane Nichols - College basketball player (Wofford Terriers).

Main business address for: RADVA CORP (PLASTICS FOAM PRODUCTS), NEW RIVER PHARMACEUTICALS INC (PHARMACEUTICAL PREPARATIONS).


Hospitals/medical centers in Radford:

  • BMA - NEW RIVER VALLEY (Dialysis Facility, 1200 A TYLER AVE)
  • DAVITA - RADFORD DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, 600 E MAIN ST)
  • CARILION HOME CARE SERVICES (Home Health Center, 707 RANDOLPH STREET SUITE 104)
  • INTREPID USA HEALTHCARE SERVICES (Home Health Center, 520 WEST MAIN STREET)
  • CARILION HOSPICE SERVICES NEW RIVER VALLEY (Hospital, 707 RANDOLPH STREET SUITE 251)
  • CARILION ST ALBANS PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITA (Hospital, provides emergency services, P O BOX 3608 LEE HIGHWAY)
  • RADFORD HEALTH AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, 700 RANDOLPH STREET)
  • WHEATLAND HILLS RET CNTR (Nursing Home, RTE 11 FAIRLAWN)

Political contributions by individuals in Radford, VA

Heliports located in Radford:


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Local government website: www.radford.va.us

College/University in Radford:

  • Radford University (Full-time enrollment: 7,927; Location: 801 East Main Street; Public; Website: www.radford.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Radford:

  • New River Community College (about 8 miles; Dublin, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,107)
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (about 11 miles; Blacksburg, VA; FT enrollment: 27,887)
  • Concord University (about 32 miles; Athens, WV; FT enrollment: 2,364)
  • National College-Salem (about 33 miles; Salem, VA; FT enrollment: 4,851)
  • Virginia Western Community College (about 34 miles; Roanoke, VA; FT enrollment: 2,563)
  • Mountain State University (about 57 miles; Beckley, WV; FT enrollment: 4,410)
  • Wake Forest University (about 71 miles; Winston Salem, NC; FT enrollment: 6,909)

Public high school in Radford:

Public elementary/middle schools in Radford:

See full list of schools located in Radford, map of school districts: RADFORD CITY PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Library in Radford:

  • RADFORD PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $751,477; Location: 30 WEST MAIN ST.; 78,739 books; 16,362 e-books; 3,279 audio materials; 2,407 video materials; 5 local licensed databases; 18 state licensed databases; 112 print serial subscriptions; 2 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Radford: Doctor Thomas C Walker Hall (A), Doctor Robert Young Hall (B), Doctor M'Ledge Moffett Hall (C), Doctor Donald N Dedmon Center (D), Doctor Charles K Martin Hall (E), Colonel William Preston Hall (F), Bettie Draper Hall (G), Waldron Hall (H), University Service Center (I), Thomas Jefferson Hall (J), Robert Porterfield Hall (K), Reverend Doctor William Holmes McGuffey Hall (L), President Doctor David Wilbur Peters Hall (M), Mary Draper Ingles Hall (N), Madame Marie Curie Hall (O), Madame Elizabeth Russell Hall (P), Leonard G Muse Hall (Q), John Powell Hall (R), John B Floyd Hall (S), Jeremy Whitt Hall (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Radford include: Zion Hill Baptist Church (A), Baptist Student Center (B), Baptist Tabernacle (C), Calvary Baptist Church (D), Carter Street United Methodist Church (E), Central United Methodist Church (F), Christ Lutheran Church (G), Church of God (H), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Central Cemetery (1), West View Cemetery (2), Rock Road Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Plum Creek (A), Connellys Run (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Radford include: Wildwood Park (1), Riverview Park (2), David Bissett Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: City Bait And Tackle (Arcades & Amusements; 123 Charlie Coles Drive), Bowman Outfitters (Tours & Charters; 6837 Pulaski Avenue).

Hotels: Dogwood Lodge of Radford (7073 Lee Highway), Best Western Radford Inn (1501 Tyler Avenue), Executive Motel (7498 Lee Highway).

 
Radford city County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

SELU CONSERVANCY (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2002 and DEC-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-12-2002), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-12-2002), St Public Notif received (FEB-05-2003), St Compliance achieved (AUG-08-2003)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2002 and SEP-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-07-2002), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-07-2002), St Compliance achieved (AUG-08-2003)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-2002 and MAR-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-14-2002), St Public Notif requested (MAR-14-2002), St Public Notif received (MAR-27-2002)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-01-1999), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-01-1999), St Public Notif requested (OCT-29-1999), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-29-1999), St Public Notif received (NOV-09-1999)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 35.2%
(36.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.7% for Black residents, 38.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 40.9% for other race residents, 28.7% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Virginia:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  41.7%
Whole state:  67.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.6%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Radford, VA

People in group quarters in Radford in 2010:

  • 2,561 people in college/university student housing
  • 49 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 24 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 18 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Radford in 2000:

  • 2,741 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 39 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 20 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 13 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Radford compared to Virginia state average:

Radford, Virginia environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.


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Banks with most branches in Radford (2011 data):

  • SunTrust Bank: Tyler And Main Branch at 1000 E Main Street, branch established on 1903/05/14; Kent Street Branch at 400 W Main Street, branch established on 1954/09/27. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • StellarOne Bank: Radford Branch at 50 West Main Street, branch established on 1988/08/12. Info updated 2008/06/06: Bank assets: $2,911.7 mil, Deposits: $2,404.3 mil, headquarters in Christiansburg, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 58 total offices, Holding Company: Stellarone Corporation
  • First Bank: Radford Branch at 1400 Tyler Avenue, branch established on 2004/07/14. Info updated 2011/01/25: Bank assets: $3,289.4 mil, Deposits: $2,759.1 mil, headquarters in Troy, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 98 total offices, Holding Company: First Bancorp
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Radford Branch at 1040 East Main Street, branch established on 1988/08/24. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • The National Bank of Blacksburg: 2001 Norwood Street Branch at 2001 Norwood Street, branch established on 1920/01/01. Info updated 2006/06/01: Bank assets: $1,063.8 mil, Deposits: $919.4 mil, headquarters in Blacksburg, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 25 total offices, Holding Company: National Bankshares, Inc.
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Norwood Branch at 1201 East Main Street, branch established on 1969/08/12. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • Bank of Floyd: Fairlawn Branch at 7349 Perpper Ferry Boulevard, branch established on 2007/05/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $258.8 mil, Deposits: $234.2 mil, headquarters in Floyd, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Cardinal Bankshares Corporation
  • Woodforest National Bank: Radford Wal-Mart Branch at 7373 Peppers Ferry Boulevard, branch established on 2006/09/01. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions) (Amended And
  • Carter Bank & Trust: Radford Branch at 1900 East Main Street, branch established on 1988/01/29. Info updated 2007/02/23: Bank assets: $3,970.4 mil, Deposits: $3,610.0 mil, headquarters in Martinsville, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 123 total offices

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Radford, Virginia:

  • Best Western Radford Inn, 1501 Tyler Ave, Radford, VA 24141 , Phone: (540) 639-3000, Fax: (540) 633-0251
  • Super 8 Radford, 1600 Tyler Ave, Radford, VA 24141 , Phone: (540) 731-9355, Fax: (540) 731-9355
  • Executive Motel, 7498 Lee Hwy PO Box 708, Radford, VA 24141 , Phone: (540) 639-1664
  • La Quinta, 1450 Tyler Ave, Radford, VA 24141 , Phone: (540) 633-6800
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Radford, Virginia

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Radford travel time to work - commute


Radford mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (65%)
  • Utility gas (29%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (5%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Radford city (based on Radford city data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 19.12%
Here19.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)United Methodist ChurchEpiscopal Church
Adherents19.2%16.6%15.8%15.4%7.6%
Congregations11.8%17.6%11.8%5.9%5.9%
NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaChurches of Christ The Wesleyan ChurchInternational Church of the Foursquare GospelOther
Adherents6.4%4.8%4.8%2.9%6.5%
Congregations5.9%11.8%5.9%5.9%17.6%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Radford city:

1.24 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Radford city:

2.48 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Radford city:

3.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Here:

7.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.1%
Virginia:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Radford city:

25.5%
Virginia:

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

13.4%
State:

18.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 12$43,667$43,6674$1,778
Other Government Administration 6$31,919$63,8386$2,090
Judicial and Legal 5$23,404$56,1700$0
Police Protection - Officers 37$141,021$45,7372$1,612
Police - Other 6$26,285$52,5703$1,045
Firefighters 11$32,652$35,6200$0
Streets and Highways 38$91,737$28,9700$0
Welfare 13$36,442$33,6391$257
Health 3$7,149$28,5960$0
Solid Waste Management 13$26,995$24,9180$0
Sewerage 11$26,630$29,0510$0
Parks and Recreation 11$30,365$33,12520$4,915
Housing and Community Development(Local) 1$3,286$39,4320$0
Water Supply 11$32,747$35,7240$0
Electric Power 23$103,372$53,9330$0
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 148$583,116$47,28071$127,684
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 42$87,277$24,93633$39,446
Local Libraries 7$21,420$36,7207$2,077
Other and Unallocable 33$96,792$35,1975$2,544
Totals for Government 431$1,446,276$40,268152$183,448

Radford government finances - Expenditure in 2004 (per resident):

  • Construction - Electric Utilities: $581,000 ($34.82)
    Sewerage: $448,000 ($26.85)
    Water Utilities: $313,000 ($18.76)
    Regular Highways: $200,000 ($11.99)
    Parks & Recreation: $200,000 ($11.99)
    Elementary & Secondary Education: $172,000 ($10.31)
  • Current Operations - Elementary & Secondary Education: $11,979,000 ($717.95)
    Electric Utilities: $11,820,000 ($708.42)
    Police Protection: $2,481,000 ($148.70)
    Regular Highways: $2,234,000 ($133.89)
    Water Utilities: $1,746,000 ($104.64)
    Sewerage: $1,333,000 ($79.89)
    Financial Administration: $1,046,000 ($62.69)
    Welfare - Other: $1,032,000 ($61.85)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,001,000 ($59.99)
    Solid Waste Management: $921,000 ($55.20)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $907,000 ($54.36)
    Central Staff Services: $715,000 ($42.85)
    Fire Protection: $528,000 ($31.65)
    Health Services - Other: $503,000 ($30.15)
    Libraries: $485,000 ($29.07)
    Housing & Community Development: $460,000 ($27.57)
    Corrections - Other: $226,000 ($13.55)
    Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $197,000 ($11.81)
    General - Other: $134,000 ($8.03)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $117,000 ($7.01)
    General Public Buildings: $109,000 ($6.53)
    Parking Facilities: $50,000 ($3.00)
    Transit Utilities: $34,000 ($2.04)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $29,000 ($1.74)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $162,000 ($9.71)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Sewerage: $1,188,000 ($71.20)
    Solid Waste Management: $463,000 ($27.75)
    Corrections: $226,000 ($13.55)
    Housing & Community Development: $28,000 ($1.68)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Electric Utilities: $546,000 ($32.72)
    Police Protection: $509,000 ($30.51)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $316,000 ($18.94)
    Solid Waste Management: $109,000 ($6.53)
    Regular Highways: $103,000 ($6.17)
    Parks & Recreation: $103,000 ($6.17)
    Central Staff: $95,000 ($5.69)
    Health - Other: $64,000 ($3.84)
    General - Other: $58,000 ($3.48)
    Financial Administration: $51,000 ($3.06)
    Water Utilities: $45,000 ($2.70)
    Fire Protection: $38,000 ($2.28)
    Libraries: $31,000 ($1.86)
    Judicial: $30,000 ($1.80)
    Sewerage: $24,000 ($1.44)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $15,340,000 ($919.39)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $99,000 ($5.93)

Radford government finances - Revenue in 2004 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,781,000 ($106.74)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,025,000 ($61.43)
    Elementary & Secondary Education School Lunch: $245,000 ($14.68)
    All Other: $180,000 ($10.79)
    Parks & Recreation: $88,000 ($5.27)
    Elementary & Secondary Education School Tuition: $36,000 ($2.16)
    Elementary & Secondary Education - Other: $0 ($0.00)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $12,000 ($0.72)
    Education: $8,000 ($0.48)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $500,000 ($29.97)
    Interest Earnings: $131,000 ($7.85)
    Rents: $108,000 ($6.47)
    Property Sale Other: $2,000 ($0.12)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $14,845,000 ($889.72)
    Water Utilities: $1,761,000 ($105.54)
    Transit Utilities: $23,000 ($1.38)
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $7,155,000 ($428.83)
    General Support: $3,969,000 ($237.88)
    Highways: $1,499,000 ($89.84)
    Public Welfare: $1,353,000 ($81.09)
    All Other: $1,337,000 ($80.13)
    Housing & Community Development: $90,000 ($5.39)
    Water Utilities: $58,000 ($3.48)
  • Tax - Property: $6,077,000 ($364.22)
    Public Utilities: $1,024,000 ($61.37)
    NEC: $945,000 ($56.64)
    Other Selective Sales: $807,000 ($48.37)
    Total General Sales: $790,000 ($47.35)
    Motor Vehicle License: $217,000 ($13.01)

Radford government finances - Debt in 2004 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $1,649,000 ($98.83)
    Electric Utilities: $715,000 ($42.85)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, Education, NEC: $885,000 ($53.04)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $2,281,000 ($136.71)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Water Utilities: $6,441,000 ($386.04)
    Other NEC: $3,761,000 ($225.41)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Elementary & Secondary Education: $500,000 ($29.97)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $7,679,000 ($460.23)
    Other, NEC: $3,649,000 ($218.70)
    Electric Utilities: $397,000 ($23.79)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $0 ($0.00)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $2,393,000 ($143.42)
    Water Utilities: $410,000 ($24.57)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $385,000 ($23.07)
    Electric Utilities: $318,000 ($19.06)

Radford government finances - Cash and Securities in 2004 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $7,807,000 ($467.91)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $16,705,000 ($1001.20)

15.20% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($41,592 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

15.20%
Virginia average:

11.06%

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:
from Montgomery County, VA  3.29% ($23,385 average AGI)
from Pulaski County, VA  2.00% ($26,304)
from Roanoke County, VA  0.41% ($38,688)


15.80% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,740 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

15.80%
Virginia average:

10.78%

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:
to Montgomery County, VA  4.03% ($27,131 average AGI)
to Pulaski County, VA  2.42% ($24,500)
to Fairfax County, VA  0.48% ($21,684)

Strongest AM radio stations in Radford:

  • WRAD (1460 AM; 5 kW; RADFORD, VA; Owner: NEW RIVER VALLEY RADIO PARTNERS, LLC)
  • WKNV (890 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FAIRLAWN, VA; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WPIN (810 AM; daytime; 4 kW; DUBLIN, VA; Owner: DUBLIN RADIO)
  • WWVT (1260 AM; daytime; 3 kW; CHRISTIANSBURG, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA TECH FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WFNR (710 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BLACKSBURG, VA; Owner: PERCEPTION MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WNRV (990 AM; 5 kW; NARROWS-PEARISBURG, VA; Owner: PERCEPTION MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVBE (610 AM; 5 kW; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WPAQ (740 AM; 10 kW; MOUNT AIRY, NC; Owner: RALPH D. EPPERSON)
  • WKEX (1430 AM; 1 kW; BLACKSBURG, VA; Owner: BASE COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WBLB (1340 AM; 1 kW; PULASKI, VA; Owner: WBLB, INC)
  • WKBA (1550 AM; daytime; 10 kW; VINTON, VA; Owner: TINKER CREEK BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WBDY (1190 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BLUEFIELD, VA; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Radford:

  • W261AH (100.1 FM; RADFORD, ETC., VA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W261AI (100.1 FM; FAIRLAWN, VA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KHPR (88.1 FM; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: HAWAII PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WWBU (101.7 FM; RADFORD, VA; Owner: NEW RIVER VALLEY RADIO PARTNERS, LLC)
  • WFNR-FM (100.7 FM; CHRISTIANSBURG, VA; Owner: NEW RIVER VALLEY RADIO PARTNERS, LLC)
  • WPIN-FM (91.5 FM; DUBLIN, VA; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WPSK-FM (107.1 FM; PULASKI, VA; Owner: NEW RIVER VALLEY RADIO PARTNERS, LLC)
  • WBRW (105.3 FM; BLACKSBURG, VA; Owner: NEW RIVER VALLEY RADIO PARTNERS, LLC)
  • W244AV (96.7 FM; BLACKSBURG, ETC., VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W273AA (102.5 FM; BLACKSBURG, VA; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WVTF (89.1 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA TECH FOUNDATION INC)
  • WROV-FM (96.3 FM; MARTINSVILLE, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHAJ (104.5 FM; BLUEFIELD, WV; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WBRF (98.1 FM; GALAX, VA; Owner: BLUE RIDGE RADIO, INC.)
  • WHKX (106.3 FM; BLUEFIELD, VA; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WVRU-FM (89.9 FM; RADFORD, VA; Owner: RADFORD UNIVERSITY)
  • WKOY-FM (100.9 FM; PRINCETON, WV; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Radford fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Radford)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 33 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Radford, VA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 82 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Radford)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Radford)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full 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 ORIGINATED29$165,06947$175,809234$183,93622$41,27315$137,46720$101,350
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$166,0002$230,0007$162,4290$00$01$20,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED8$170,8758$105,62565$131,18510$34,2005$102,80014$55,071
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN9$162,3332$129,50037$142,4324$92,2503$132,6674$114,750
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$236,5001$235,00011$188,4551$120,0000$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0215.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED5$253,2009$206,444
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$328,6672$223,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$264,5001$171,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$02$239,500
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0215.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 117
  • Hazardous Condition: 80
  • Service Call: 12
  • Good Intent Call: 7

Incident types - Radford


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Radford, VA

Most common first names in Radford, VA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary16078.1 years
William15473.0 years
James14671.3 years
Robert10872.9 years
John10775.4 years
Charles7172.1 years
George5374.2 years
Virginia5274.3 years
Margaret4779.3 years
Frank4574.8 years
Most common last names in Radford, VA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith6671.8 years
Duncan5575.5 years
Phillips5078.9 years
Akers4073.6 years
Martin3975.8 years
Long3876.8 years
Wilson3577.4 years
Quesenberry3469.3 years
Cox3472.5 years
Harris3475.9 years
Businesses in Radford, VA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Little Caesars Pizza1
Applebee's1Lowe's1
Arby's1MasterBrand Cabinets1
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Best Western1Papa John's Pizza1
Burger King1Quiznos1
CVS1RadioShack1
Chick-Fil-A1SONIC Drive-In1
Curves1Starbucks1
Domino's Pizza1Subway2
Dunkin Donuts2Super 81
FedEx2Taco Bell1
H&R Block1U-Haul2
Hardee's1U.S. Cellular1
KFC1UPS8
La Quinta1Wendy's2
Browse common businesses in Radford, VA


Radford on our top lists:

  • #98 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of college students"
  • #2 (24142) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of returns reporting salary or wage in 2004 (pop 1,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2006"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2005 and 2006"
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  • Gene Johnston (3)
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Total of 88 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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